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The Hopalong Ralphcakes
- A House Divided
- The Bus Came Back
- Law of Chromatic Superiority
- World of Ham: With Arthur, Puck, Wolfgang, Kavren, Nic, Chelsey, Elena, and later Julia, this team is basically a competition to see who can ham it up the most.
The Swagged Out Citrus Fruits
- A House Divided
- The Bus Came Back
- Dwindling Party
- What Could Have Been: According to Word of God, this team was originally supposed to be called the Tricked Out Citrus Fruits, but due to Trick being on the team, it was changed.
- World of Snark: As opposed to the Ralphcakes' World of Ham, this team is more of this due to having about four different Deadpan Snarkers.
Roz - The Genki GirlAfter finishing in second place on the previous season, Roz's "consolation prize" is hosting this season. However, she's pretty inexperienced in the world of reality television hosting, and therefore makes some pretty... questionable decisions over the course of the season.
- Ass Pull: In-universe, Roz is fond of these. Many of the challenges in this season are simply just excuses to help her out with some sort of problem she's having, such as retrieving her stolen phone or buying her food from McDonald's.
- Blatant Lies: When the contestants meet her new boyfriend, Red, she initially claims that he's her cousin from Maine, right after making out with him.
- Cloud Cuckoolander: Roz's quirky, offbeat personality hasn't changed despite her being in a much more professional role this season.
- Genki Girl: Hence her label.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Roz's real name is Rosalind.
- Really Gets Around: Roz has been involved with many men over the course of her two seasons - she's had two long-term boyfriends, Chaz and Red, as well as her on-and-off attraction to Tolkien, and not to mention Mr. Chapman. She's also implied to be very into hookups.
- The Nicknamer: Part of her unique way of speaking involves giving nicknames to almost all of the contestants.
- The Runner-Up Takes It All: Due to being the runner-up of Total Drama Tokyo, she was able to host this season while winner Layla was forced to compete again.
- Title Drop: Roz begins and ends each chapter with one of these.
Alex - The Lazy Bum
"If I get eliminated, who cares? I'll just have more time to sleep."
Veteran from Total Drama School and Total Drama Tiki Jungle, placing 4th and 14th respectively. Known for being extremely lazy and docile, yet somehow getting to the final four of School thanks to his odd relationship with resident Genki Girl Sharissa.
- Bilingual Bonus: The Gratuitous Russian he speaks as Vladimira Rastalilenibachevin is... very interesting if translated.
- Deadpan Snarker: Occasionally, though it's not as pronounced as some others.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Devin and Trick, against his will.
- History Repeats: Is eliminated for being a lazy sack, just like both of the past seasons he competed in.
- Lazy Bum: It's his official label.
- The Load: His lazy, lethargic nature doesn't do much to help out his team.
- My Greatest Third Chance: Subverted, places low just like in Tiki Jungle, finishing 17th out of 23.
- One Steve Limit: The only subversion in the cast, as Smoothie Guy's name is Alex Nichols - but he's Only Known By His Nickname.
- The Stoic: Shows absolutely no emotion while talking.
Arthur - The Loudmouth
"My peanuts are loooose!"
The runner-up of Total Drama Tiki Jungle. A portly individual, who's fond of spouting out non sequiturs and being rude and obnoxious (especially to Julia) for no particular reason.
- Acrofatic: Usually subverted, he can barely run for very long without running out of breath. However, he does show random bursts of power in certain challenges, similar to Puck.
- All Love Is Unrequited: Julia definitely doesn't reciprocate Arthur's feelings towards her, though after they're both eliminated, they decide to form somewhat of a truce and start hating each other slightly less.
- Ambiguously Brown: Although according to Word of God, he's meant to be biracial, both white and African-American.
- Annoying Laugh: He has many.
- Arch-Nemesis: Julia, naturally, although it's mostly one-sided. Arthur's greatest enemy, in his book, is probably Trey.
- Belligerent Sexual Tension: Later chapters revealed that his arguments with Julia are actually this (on his side, at least) - he's had a crush on Julia for years.
- Black Best Friend: He's biracial, so he can qualify as this to Kavren.
- Catchphrase: Arthur has "I'm morbidly obeeeese!" and "My peanuts are loooose!".
- Deadpan Snarker: Surprisingly sometimes.
- Fat and Proud: Like he says, "I'm morbidly obeeeese!"
- Fat and Skinny: The fat guy to Kavren's skinny.
- Fat Bastard: Not only is Arthur overweight, but he's also an obnoxious, pathetic weirdo.
- Fat Best Friend: To Kavren.
- The Gadfly: Frequently tries to get a rise out of his Arch-Enemy, Julia, for no reason at all. Also, to Trey.
- Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: With Julia. He's not significantly taller than her, but much wider.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Arthur isn't a pleasant person to be around by any means, but he's not actively evil. He's legitimately torn up when his friends (such as Kavren and Puck) get voted out, and after he reveals his crush on Julia, it's obvious he cares about her deep down.
- Large Ham
- The Load: He's this on his better days.
- Malicious Misnaming: To Trey. His various nicknames include "Santa," "Father Christmas," and "Matt," solely to get Trey angry.
- The Millstone: Arthur is extremely sedentary and rarely contributes anything to challenges, usually focusing on pissing off his teammates instead.
- The Nicknamer: Will call Trey anything except his actual name.
- Non-Gameplay Elimination: In a shocking twist, Arthur and Julia come in last place in the pairs/wedding challenge, causing them to be simultaneously eliminated from the game.
- Plucky Comic Relief: Is one of the two main ones, along with Puck.
- The Scrappy: In-universe example. As shown in the pre-season biographies, Arthur is the producers' least favorite contestant ever, and he was only brought back due to them needing another male from Tiki Jungle, and Manty being busy with lacrosse.
- Slap-Slap-Kiss: Arthur seems to believe that this is the case between him and Julia, and there's some Ship Tease initially to prove it, especially with the multiple kisses. They end up agreeing to have a truce and become Just Friends (or Just Acquaintances).
- Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Arthur acquires an absurd amount of focus for the first few chapters. The screentime is later balanced out, but he's still the main comic relief character of the season.
- Stout Strength: Although he's usually very unathletic, his sheer girth allows him to break things easily.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Julia joins his team after an Ass Pull of a switch, and he's then reluctantly forced to work with her. This is later brought back when they're paired together in a wedding challenge (for the second time).
- Those Two Guys: With Kavren, and Puck after Kavren's elimination.
Chelsey - The Popular Girl
"Ohhhhhhhhhhh, you're one of the invisible girls! The ones who do nothing and mostly fade into the background at school! Man, I need to help you, big time. What's first? Hmmm. Makeup, clothing, or personality? I'll send you the DVD of Nebraska Shore's first season soon."
One of the three main Alpha Bitches of the cast, and a Total Drama Revolution veteran. In her original season, she didn't do much other than watch Nebraska Shore and act vaguely bitchy, but made it to the final five and was a huge Ensemble Dark Horse.
- Alpha Bitch: Starts off as this, but eventually becomes a Lovable Alpha Bitch especially compared to Elena.
- Ambiguously Brown: She's apparently part Cuban, but is also ridiculously tanned.
- Attention Whore: Chelsey's love of being popular makes her one. She has a massive breakdown when she finds out Flora is winning the online popularity polls.
- Berserk Button: Anything Elena says or does, as well as unpopular people.
- Bittersweet Ending: Despite losing to Wolfgang in the end, Chelsey has a couple of emotional wake-up calls and leaves the show with a couple great friends and a new relationship with Donny, as well as $50,000 from Flora.
- Breakout Character: Big time. Was a relatively minor character in TDRev, mostly acting as second fiddle to Elle, but soon became popular due to her interesting design and her love of scarves. She was brought back (with a pretty main role, no less!) because of this, and made it to the final two.
- But Not Too White: Chelsey's very proud of her tan.
- Enemy Mine: With Elena for a bit, though they hate each other too much to make it work.
- Fag Hag: She's very excited when Trey "comes out" to her."Wow, gay guys like you really are a lot like me! I guess thats why they love me!
- Girl Posse: Tries to make one with flat characters Flora, Veronica, and Mackenzie, but things don't necessarily go as planned.
- Iconic Outfit: Her scarf.
- It's All About Me: Perhaps Chelsey's worst quality is that she's incredibly selfish and will connect any situation back to how it bodes for her popularity.
- Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: Flora is the Light to her Dark.
- Ms. Fanservice: Both in and out of universe - she's gathered a posse of fanboys.
- My Greatest Second Chance: Chelsey ended up finishing in 2nd place, in contrast to Total Drama Revolution, where she placed 5th. She has also had a bigger story and more focus compared to last time as well.
- My Nayme Is: The spelling "Chelsey" isn't very common, but her name was intentionally spelled like this for a couple of reasons.
- Not So Different: With Flora. While Chelsey wouldn't like to admit it, both are female brunettes who are fan favorite characters from their respective seasons, have gained additional focus and development this season, and are the only people to trust Trey.
- Odd Friendship: With Wolfgang. He's a loner and she's obsessed with popularity, but they end up talking a lot and become the final two.
- Sanity Slippage: Chelsey has a rough time in the 17th chapter, thanks to Flora beating her in the popularity polls. She spends the entire episode ranting unintelligibly, and even tells Nic he's attractive, which makes Wolfgang realize she's really losing her marbles.
- Sibling Rivalry: Implied to have one with her younger sister Allison, who is less popular than Chelsey.
- Shout-Out: In the sandbag challenge borrowed from Survivor, her shirt is ripped off and she ends up Flipping the Bird at Veronica, just like Sugar Kiper from the aforementioned show.
- Spoiled Sweet: Her dad is a businessman and she owns a variety of expensive electronics and clothing.
- Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Thanks to her entertaining interactions with lots of other characters and the fact she's one of the only contestants who strategizes, she's inevitably this.
- Statuesque Stunner: Chelsey is one of the tallest characters in the cast, with only Layla and Wolfgang rivaling her.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Despite hating Elena, Chelsey is forced to work with her to eliminate Kavren.
Chrissy - The Tough Chick
"Heh, yeah. You have a Fumblr? I'll totally follow you on that. Mine's called 'pointy-objects-hypnotize-the-soul.' It's a motivational quote by some guy."
Chrissy is the third placer of Total Drama Tiki Jungle. A pretty gruff person, Chrissy is quite a Tomboy and doesn't take any crap from anyone, especially Nic. She was known for her strong bond with Julia, but has changed her habits quite a bit since the season ended, becoming a hipster.
- Action Girl
- All There in the Manual: Her sudden transition to becoming a hipster might seem random... that is, unless you've read her pre-season biography.
- Aloof Dark-Haired Girl
- Captain Ersatz: Not her, but her T-shirt depicts a character labeled "Invader Jim", who looks identical to another invader.
- Cool Shades
- Deadpan Snarker: Especially around Nic.
- Gender-Blender Name: Her real name is Christian, which also overlaps with Embarrassing First Name.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Basically said word-for-word in her biography.
- Just Friends: She claims to just be this with Nic.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Julia, and Helga to a lesser extent.
- My Greatest Second Chance: Subverted, got out late pre-merge.
- Hipster: Showed no traces of being this at all in her original season, but has joined Tumblr and is now one.
- Only Known by Their Nickname
- Tsundere: Her plot with Nic involving her being this carries on to this season, as well.
Devin - The Jive Turkey
"Yo, yo, yo, wassup, m' peeps? I see dat bunches o' cool G's an' hipstas has a'ready arrived, yo. Wass chillin', m' villains? Y'all got swag, righ'?"
A contestant from Total Drama School. Devin is a white kid who was formerly nerdy, but discovered street lingo and now talks in unintelligible slang and dreams of being a rapper. Was eliminated early in School, but returned and was eliminated shortly afterward. He returned for Total Drama Tiki Jungle, and was the first one out at the merge, because he knew too much.
- Dude Looks Like a Lady: Especially with his hair.
- Expy: Of Total Drama World Tour-era Ezekiel, albeit with far less intelligible speech patterns.
- Jive Turkey: It's his label.
- Pretty Fly for a White Guy: The other contestants don't feel the same way, of course.
- My Greatest Third Chance: In a sense - he's a pretty early out, but competes in a similar amount of episodes to his time in School.
- Naked People Are Funny: Devin goes without clothes on quite a few occasions.
- Stock Underwear: Of the polka-dotted kind.
- The Unintelligible: This time around, his speech is incredibly hard to decipher.
Elena - The Flirt
"Of course I'm the same Elena, how stupid do people get? I just got prettier, duh."
Veteran of Total Drama Tiki Jungle, who developed some Mary Sue-like traits very early in the story, then Took a Level in Jerkass (nobody knows why or how, it's hinted that this is how she's always been) and was eliminated quite abruptly. Returns with a much more... abrasive personality.
- Alpha Bitch: Duels with Chelsey for this role on the Ralphcakes, although Chelsey is more likable while Elena has absolutely no redeeming qualities.
- Attention Whore: Sometimes outright states she's doing things (such as making out with Trey) just to get more screentime.
- Book Dumb: Seems to think that parmesan is a spice, among other examples.
- Butt-Monkey: The main one of the pre-merge.
- Dark-Skinned Blonde: Though this is due to her copious amounts of tanning.
- Enemy Mine: With Chelsey for a couple episodes, although they hate each other too much to make it work.
- Gag Boobs: The target of many perverted jokes made by Arthur.
- Ms. Fanservice: Pretty much thinks she's this.
- Narcissist: Elena is decently attractive, but thinks she's pretty much the greatest thing ever.
- Same Character, but Different: Compared to what she was like in Tiki Jungle, Elena's appearance and personality here are slightly jarring.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Despite hating Chelsey, is forced to work with her to eliminate Kavren.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: Between seasons. She was a generally nice, friendly, almost Mary Sue-ish character in Tiki Jungle, but turned extremely rude and abrasive once she returned in Superstar Showdown.
- Tsundere: With Trey. Nobody, potentially not even Elena herself, knows how she truly feels about him.
Estrella - The Goth
"I could probably say something critical about all of you, but if I get any more sunlight, I'll probably turn to dust."
The goth from Total Drama Tokyo, who placed 7th and was known for saying grisly things, being sarcastic, and having an adversarial yet romantic relationship with Julian. She's competing this season alongside the character she's a Suspiciously Similar Substitute of, Helga.
- Birds of a Feather: With Helga. Both are intelligent, lazy snarkers.
- Dark Is Not Evil: Estrella may be grouchy and aloof, but isn't a bad person and is usually aligned with the "heroes."
- Deadpan Snarker: In spades, and she bonds with Helga over this.
- Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: Checks off all three boxes.
- Expy: Estrella was inspired by Jade West from Victorious and Raven from Teen Titans.
- Non-Action Snarker: Does the most snarking when sitting down, not participating in challenges, and reading, just like Helga.
- Spicy Latina: Completely and utterly subverted, but Nic tries to imply she's this. She isn't amused.
- Took a Level in Kindness: While it's not much, Estrella did end up socializing slightly more, and in the end was willing to give Julian a chance.
- Tsundere: With Julian, even though he's not competing. Estrella does agree to date him once she's voted out, but is visibly having regrets by the time the losers' special rolls around.
Flora - Some Girl
"Aw, dont be sad, Trey, just think of bunnies frolicking in fields of grass with really pretty rainbows. That always makes me feel better."
The generic slotfiller from Total Drama Tokyo, who somehow became a huge Ensemble Dark Horse despite being deliberately bland, Out of Focus, and voted off late pre-merge. She is returning in hopes of becoming less of a Flat Character.
- Badass Adorable: Flora wins four immunity challenges after the merge, tying Julia's record from Tiki Jungle.
- Breakout Character: After accumulating a huge fanbase during Tokyo despite being a one-note early boot, she's one of the main protagonists this time around.
- The Cutie: Flora's "boring" personality transitions to just adorable right around when the merge hits.
- Flat Character: She's a parody of slotfillers in Total Drama fanfictions - though as the story goes on, it's evident there's more to her.
- Foil: Could be seen as one to Gail: Both were 'boring girls' from Tokyo who became Ensemble Darkhorses and gained fans, but while Flora made it late pre-merge and is kind, Gail was eliminated early pre-merge and is Ax-Crazy.
- To Chelsey as well. Both are extremely well-liked brunette girls from their respective seasons, but Chelsey is a selfish, popular girl while Flora is a kind-hearted, 'boring' girl.
- Heroic Sacrifice: In the second-to-last chapter, Flora and Wolfgang realize that there's a tie for second place in the challenge, and Flora lets Wolfgang pass her and avoid being eliminated due to how nice he was to her.
- Horrible Judge of Character: Since she's so sweet and innocent, she trusts Trey completely and doesn't realize his true motives until they're fully out in the open.
- I Just Want to Be Special: Flora wants to be seen as cool by the other contestants and tries lying to fool them. It doesn't work.
- I Just Want to Have Friends: Flora chose to compete in the season so she could make friends and spend time with people who don't consider her boring. It works.
- Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: Flora is the Light to Chelsey's Dark.
- My Greatest Second Chance: Flora makes it much farther than last time (to the merge, and eventually final three), is the last 'boring girl' left, ties for the record of most wins in a season, wins the popularity polls over Chelsey, and makes friends, which is why she returned in the first place.
- Nice Girl: One of, if not the nicest contestant on the season; Wolfgang doesn't even hate her.
- Non-Gameplay Elimination: At the very end of the penultimate chapter, Flora quits to sacrifice herself and save Wolfgang.
- Not So Different: With Chelsey. While Chelsey wouldn't like to admit it, both are female brunettes who are fan favorite characters from their respective seasons, have gained additional focus and development this season, and are the only people to trust Trey.
- Odd Friendship: With Wolfgang. Wolfgang is an antisocial jerk while Flora is sweet and kind, but the two manage to get along just fine.
- The Pollyanna: Flora is always happy and cheerful no matter what, even when she's being sabotaged by Trey.Wolfgang: "I dunno, man, its so hard to get mad at her! Shes basically a walking ray of sunshine. For a while, I thought she was completely devoid of a personality, but shes just calm and happy as heck all the time, and I think its rubbing off on me."
- The Rival: Despite her sweet and docile nature, Flora unwittingly makes two.
- Chelsey - once she finds out Flora is beating her in the popularity polls, she swears revenge.
- Gail - when she appears again for a challenge, she makes it her mission to defeat Flora.
- Tastes Like Diabetes: Some of the things she says can be taken this way (such as the quote at the top of her section). Contestants lampshade it in-universe.
- That Makes Me Feel Angry: She's prone to this, due to her simple and innocent nature.
- Woman Child: Flora displays some childlike tendencies, such as still playing with her 'My Petite Equestrian Rainbow Castle' playset.
Gary - The Internerd
"Of course Im coming with! I hate this place. The number of obese sweaty people here is over 9000!"
The nerdy but enthusiastic fan favorite from Total Drama School, known for his bromances with Devin and Carson and his massive crush on Meg. While originally working as a Disposable Intern, Gary debuts onto the season after a rather explosive challenge.
- Extraverted Nerd: Basically the extent of his character. Gary is a friendly guy, and completely willing to admit that he's nerdy.
- Gag Nose: It takes up around half his face and covers the top half of his mouth.
- Meta Guy: Gary has become this, thanks to his extensive knowledge of the franchise and the Internet in general.
- Nerd Glasses: Naturally.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Debuts into the competition in the eleventh chapter, and is then eliminated four chapters later without doing much to advance the plot.
Helga - The Reader
"Mind saying something that doesnt cause me to feel like Im losing brain cells?"
Toad-al Drama's original Deadpan Snarker. Competed in Total Drama School and was a quite early out, not showing much of a personality other than reading books, and returned for Total Drama Tiki Jungle with a sarcastic quip about pretty much everything. Still does absolutely nothing but read books and say smart-alecky things.
- Birds of a Feather: With Estrella. See entry under 'Estrella'.
- With Wolfgang as well, both being smart, straight men to other characters (primarily Julia and Puck).
- Bookworm: Helga continues her habit of constantly reading books.
- Brilliant, but Lazy: Although she's extremely smart and well-read, she'd much rather snark at her teammates than try to win challenges.
- Deadpan Snarker: Helga is the series' first, and it's one of her defining traits.
- Dumb Blonde: Subverted. Helga's possibly the smartest contestant there, and is one of the only blondes.
- Formerly Fat: While Helga wasn't that obese, she did lose a significant amount of weight in between her last season and now.
- Good Is Not Nice: Helga isn't friendly in the least, but she's not really a villain and has always been aligned with the "good" characters.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: She's almost always seen with Julia, even though the two don't seem to like each other much.
- History Repeats: Helga is the last person voted off before the merge, just like in Total Drama School.
- Non-Action Snarker: Does the most snarking when sitting down, not participating in challenges, and reading, just like Estrella.
- Odd Friendship: She and Julia consider each other best friends, and it's unclear why - Julia is loud, aggressive, and obsessed with a British boy band, while Helga is quiet, snarky, and spends her time reading dense novels.
- Official Couple: With Wolfgang.
- The Stoic: Helga doesn't have much emotional range, which makes it all the more shocking when she bares her soul to Wolfgang.
Julia - The Short Girl
"IF YOU INSULT ONE ERECTION ONE MORE TIME, YOU LITTLE BUM, I WILL TAKE MY SUITCASE, AND I'LL—"
The vertically challenged winner of Total Drama Tiki Jungle, who was known for having a Napoleon complex. Was known for her strong bond with Chrissy, as well as her... not so strong bond with Arthur. Now has brown hair, and is obsessed with One Erection.
- Action Girl: Despite being small, she can pack a punch.
- Arch-Nemesis: Arthur, naturally.
- Belligerent Sexual Tension: Later chapters reveal that her arguments with Arthur may actually be this.
- Berserk Button: While she's almost always pissed off anyway, she still has one thing that makes her especially enraged: Arthur.
- Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male: Julia's whaling on Arthur is always Played for Laughs.
- Fiery Redhead: Her hair is dyed brown this season, but she's still naturally a ginger, and very fiery.
- Groin Attack: Likes to give these to Arthur.
- Hair-Trigger Temper: Basically her main shtick.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Chrissy, and later Helga, although she doesn't seem to like either of them much.
- Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: With Arthur.
- The Lad-ette: Outside of Helga and Chrissy, Julia is almost never seen with the female contestants. She spends most of her time swearing, arguing with Arthur yet constantly hanging out with him anyway, and bossing people around.
- Lady Swears-a-Lot: Julia has an impressive mouth and often drops F-bombs like nobody's business.
- The Napoleon: A rare female example.
- Non-Gameplay Elimination: In a shocking twist, Arthur and Julia come in last place in the pairs/wedding challenge, causing them to be simultaneously eliminated from the game.
- Odd Friendship: She and Helga consider each other best friends, and it's unclear why - Julia is loud, aggressive, and obsessed with a British boy band, while Helga is quiet, snarky, and spends her time reading dense novels.
- Rant-Inducing Slight: Every so often, Arthur (or another contestant like Puck)'s antics, no matter how small, will send Julia into a fury.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Finds herself on the same team as Arthur after an Ass Pull of a switch, and is reluctantly forced to work with him. This is later brought back when they're paired together in a wedding challenge (for the second time).
- Tiny Tyrannical Girl
Kavren - The Weirdo
"Fleedle-deedle. Man, that ride here was totally bladvass. I moped-ed-ed across the lake, for Repeat's sake!"
Total Drama Revolution's runner-up. Known for making up strange words, being best friends with Arthur from before either of them competed on Total Drama, and wearing a banana suit.
- Aerith and Bob: While some of the other contestants this season have unconventional names or spellings, Kavren is a step above the rest, yet he coexists with names like Arthur and Julia.
- Chivalrous Pervert: Kavren is essentially a twelve-year-old in the body of an eighteen-year-old, but he still seems to care about the female characters he makes crude jokes about.
- Cloud Cuckoolander: Kavren is an odd bird. His bizarre name is one of the more normal things about him.
- Demoted to Extra: Kavren was one of the main characters of Total Drama Revolution; come this season he makes jokes with Arthur a lot...and then is the first boot off of his team this time around.
- Fat and Skinny: The skinny guy to Arthur's fat one.
- Jewish and Nerdy: Word of God confirms that Kavren (and his cousin Tolkien) are Jewish.
- Perfectly Cromulent Word: Half of Kavren's dialogue consists of these.
- Plucky Comic Relief: Only for a short amount of time though, as he's booted early.
- Sudden Sequel Death Syndrome: Goes for being a finalist in Total Drama Revolution to the first person booted off his team.
Layla - The Rich Snob
"Hellooo? IM thoroughly troubled too! Like, once my dad only got me a four-scoop gold-crusted ice cream cone when I wanted a five-scoop one!"
The winner of Total Drama Tokyo, notable for having a lonely old butler named Charles who followed her around and catered to her every request, and her generally cantankerous behavior towards almost everyone else. She has returned so she could win more money due to giving all of her prize money to Charles.
- Alpha Bitch: After Elena leaves, Layla is Chelsey's main competition for this role - though she later comes to another sudden realization that it's pointless.
- Brilliant, but Lazy: Layla is capable of attempting challenges and actually being good at them, but she doesn't try.
- Defrosting Ice Queen: Very gradually. Already showed this in the Tokyo finale, and then after a FaceHeel Turn and being rude to the others once again, she starts to question her motives in her last few chapters.
- FaceHeel Turn: After her HeelFace Turn at the end of the previous season, she's back to her old, Alpha Bitch ways this season due to the absence of Charles.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Deep, deep down, Layla isn't a bad person, as her interactions with Charles show. Her upbringing is implied to be the main reason she is the way she is.
- Non-Gameplay Elimination: Layla quits this season, and due to that and winning her previous season, she's one of the few contestants in the series to never be voted out normally (along with Arthur and Julia).
- Only in It for the Money: This is the only reason she returned - she wants to get more money after giving Charles her original million-dollar prize.
- Precision F-Strike: Layla does this for the second time in the series, after Total Drama Tokyo.
- Rich Bitch: Yep, pretty much her in a nutshell.
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Layla quits the game shortly after the merge, due to missing Charles and realizing there's no point to competing if she isn't having fun or getting along with anyone.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: See FaceHeel Turn.
- Took a Level in Kindness: Near the end of the story, specifically after she quits and is reunited with Charles again.
Mackenzie - The Sweet Girl
"You probably don't remember me, since I was one of the infamous 'boring' characters of Revolution, but if you do, that would be cool..."
Mackenzie is the 14th-placer of Total Drama Revolution, known for having a very cheery and friendly personality and being a character who readers wanted to have a second chance after being unceremoniously booted early.
- A-Cup Angst: Arthur implies she has this, word-for-word.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Mackenzie has one of these, which was one of the few reasons she was brought back.
- Flat Character: She's one of the 'boring girls' returning, and the only who not to make it to the merge, being as forgettable as her first time on the show.
- History Repeats: Mackenzie says this herself, about being voted off early for being boring. She was also voted off in the sixth challenge both times.
- Nice Girl: Her label is basically this and she can be very happy, though admits to Flora to hating most of their teammates.
- Pink Means Feminine
- Straight Man: Mackenzie is often confused by her teammates' odd behaviors and obsessions.
Nic - The Wannabe Villain
"Oh, Chrissy I know you crave me like a Quesarito craves salsa verde, I can see it in your eyes. But please lets take it slowly."
One of the Total Drama Tiki Jungle newbies, who finished in 4th place. He was famous for idolizing Alejandro from Total Drama World Tour and attempting to be like him in every way possible, including manipulating his teammates, wooing women (and failing miserably), and having conversations with his abs.
- A Death in the Limelight: Nic's elimination episode is heavily focused on his antics and attempts to get rid of Trey.
- Always Someone Better: His rivalry with Trey, which he views as this, is still active this season.
- Ambiguously Bi: Although he's constantly hitting on women, sometimes his love for Alejandro comes off as a little more than just idolizing. In addition, after winning a challenge, he kisses Alex on the cheek.
- Anything That Moves: Nic flirts with essentially every girl in the game, as well as some of the guys, and almost none of them reciprocate.
- Arch-Enemy: Trey is his, though the feeling isn't mutual - Trey seems to consider him little more than a nuisance.
- Big Bad Wannabe: He's definitely this, considering his idol was a Big Bad.
- Casanova Wannabe: When he's not failing at being evil, he's failing at picking up girls.
- Consulting Mister Puppet: He still does this with his stomach, "Abby," in confessionals.
- Gratuitous Spanish: Whenever he attempts to speak Spanish, it's this. He even admits to Wolfgang that he only knows a few fragmented phrases from English-to-Spanish dictionaries.
- Handsome Lech: While he was shrimpy and unappealing in Tiki Jungle, Nic has gone through puberty and is now conventionally attractive - but nobody cares, since his personality is the exact same.
- Harmless Villain: During his time in the game, Nic fails to do one thing that is the least bit 'evil,' but boasts a strangely high amount of determination.
- Hotter and Sexier: He's definitely more attractive than he was in Tiki Jungle, but only physically.
- Leitmotif: It's a fanfic, but Word of God says that Alejandro's theme is occasionally given to Nic, although usually played on his phone.
- Pec Flex: Nic does this the second he arrives, although it's Fan Disservice.
- Plucky Comic Relief: His pathetic attempts at villainy are exclusively Played for Laughs.
- Stalker with a Crush: Towards many of the girls competing, as well as Alejandro. His pre-season bio states that he traveled 10 hours to Canada to attend a meet-and-greet hosted by Alejandro, but was forcibly removed by security guards.
- Troll: Becomes this to Trey as a last resort when his other plans fail. This one doesn't work either, and he is voted off.
Ori - The Gemini
"DAD?! This isnt the time! Im trying to get some stuff done, like eradicate every trace of my awful gangsta phase from the Internet!"
Ori is the only character in the story created by a user other than the author - the winner of a contest the author held. The 9th-placer of Total Drama Revolution, Ori was known for having violent mood swings and a dorky father. He has returned, now with a disturbing obsession with Devin.
- Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Ori's dad, Darryl, is just as awkward and uncool as ever and shows up multiple times.
- Black Dude Gets Eliminated First: First contestant voted off, as well as the only black contestant on the show (unless you count the biracial Arthur, or Julian of Total Drama Tokyo, who was originally going to be a contestant).
- Expy: He's an expy of Devin this time, with some added temper outbursts, which is especially strange with Devin himself in the same story.
- The Klutz: Ori's new baggy pants cause him to trip a few times, and he breaks every tent which leads to his elimination.
- Mood-Swinger: He was this in Total Drama Revolution, but it's not too touched upon here.
- Straight Gay: According to Word of Gay, Ori is gay, and his obsession with Devin is mostly due to being insecure and having a crush on him. He doesn't exhibit any other stereotypically camp mannerisms.
- Twofer Token Minority: Black and gay, if the Word of Gay is to be believed.
PJ - The Silent Genius
PJ, quite possibly the biggest Breakout Character in the series (at least, up until Tokyo), is the 19th-placer of Total Drama Revolution, who was known for doing basically nothing except saying "..." frequently.
- Flanderization: After PJ's quote "..." became a meme on the site the story was written on, PJ spent most of her time in this story saying said quote. In her first season, it was only said a couple times, and she mostly spent her time saying one-word responses or shuffling around silently.
- History Repeats Itself: PJ is second voted off again.
- Meaningful Name: PJ's last name is Dotcubed, a reference to her always saying "...".
- Only Known by Initials: Word of God states her real name is Patricia Jane.
- Out of Focus: In the three episodes that she competes in, PJ barely does anything other than say "...".
Puck - The Chill Guy
"Wolfie is just a hater. We're definitely friends. He just... doesn't appreciate my panache. That's okay, true friends like each other for who they are!"
The 5th-placer of Total Drama Tokyo, known for his affinity for cheesy puns, his delusional "friendship" with Wolfgang, his volatile relationship with Casey, his belief that he's half-penguin, and his generally bizarre antics.
- Acrofatic: Sometimes played straight, sometimes subverted. He gets tired very quickly in a running challenge and can barely swim, but is also shown to be pretty agile.
- Ambiguously Bi: He's in a very devoted relationship with Casey, a girl, but sometimes his behavior towards Wolfgang seems to be a tad more than platonic. He's also a self-proclaimed "pretty big One Erection stan."
- Big Eater: He's always hungry, which comes back to bite him when he finds Wolfgang's German truffles.
- Embarrassing First Name: Cornelius.
- Fat and Skinny: With Wolfgang, as usual.
- Flanderization: Puck was a versatile comic relief character in Tokyo, but come this season, he's mostly just an obsessive devotee to Wolfgang, with the puns and obscure slang ramped up. Justified, as he's Wolfgang's Satellite Character.
- Fun Personified: He's always trying to get Wolfgang to lighten up and have a good time, even if he doesn't go about it well. Even when he's voted off, Puck doesn't take it hard and still manages to crack jokes.
- Heh Heh, You Said "X": Puck is still a fan of this.Roz: All right, this could be a really anti-climactic vote, or it could possibly be full o juicy bits.
Puck: Heh heh. Juicy bits.
- Incredibly Lame Pun: His habit of making these hasn't stopped.
- Innocently Insensitive: His behavior towards Wolfgang, which is this, reaches an all-time high in this season.
- Keet: Puck is always in an incredibly good mood for some reason.
- Large Ham: Still is very much this, although this time more than half of his team is too, so he has more competition.
- Manchild: Puck's in his late teens but acts like an 8-year-old. He's a massive fan of the Bonjour Doggy franchise, doesn't know how to tie his shoes, and is considered by his mom to be a "late bloomer."
- Momma's Boy: He frequently brings up his mom, such as describing how she told him his "Pineapple Breeze" deodorant smelled like the men's locker room, and seems to take her advice to heart.
- Official Couple: With Casey, even though she's not competing.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Puck's full name is Cornelius Puckerschmidt.
- Plucky Comic Relief: Or, as he would say, "more like 'Pucky' Comic Relief! Get it?!"
- Pungeon Master: Puck loves his puns.
- Sacrificial Lion: Puck is the first contestant voted out who actually had a main role in the story, and his boot episode marks a significant shift in interactions, relationships, and overall plot.
- Satellite Character: Despite his antics in Tokyo being very focused on, his role this season is mostly to interact and bounce off of Wolfgang (and occasionally other bizarre characters like Arthur and Casey in her cameo) and further his plot. He ends up getting voted off much earlier than Wolfgang, opposite from the previous season.
- Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Due to his entertaining interactions with Wolfgang. He's kicked off at the end of the pre-merge, though.
- Shout-Out: His character is based on Puck from Animal Crossing, but his look this time around more closely resembles Iggly.
- Sophisticated as Hell: Puck has an odd vocabulary, mixing outdated slang like "'za" and "bro-migo" with higher-brow words such as "panache."
- So Unfunny, It's Funny: Puck's entire sense of humor falls under this.
- Sudden Sequel Death Syndrome: While not as sudden as some, Puck does go from being in the final five in Total Drama Tokyo to out in the late premerge.
Tolkien - The Fantasy Geek
"I dream every single night, and they're all about Roz, and how I like her... Oops. Shouldn't have said that."
The 9th-placer of Total Drama Tokyo, who was a likable and nerdy contestant obsessed with Luncheons and Laggins. His plots with various girls took up a lot of the pre-merge, and he returned to redeem himself after being embarrassed in front of his crushes numerous times.
- Ambiguously Bi: See Ship Tease.
- Demoted to Extra: Similar to his cousin Kavren, Tolkien had a bigger role in Tokyo, while becoming an earlier out here.
- Did Not Get the Girl: Tolkien ultimately left without winning Roz's heart as planned.
- Foil: to Trick. While they have many similarities (see 'Not So Different'), Tolkien is nerdy, fails in his romantic pursuits and is kind. In contrast, Trick is an athlete, in a serious relationship with someone and a jerk.
- Hollywood Nerd: Tolkien is geeky, but also one of the more attractive male characters.
- Hopeless Suitor: Tolkien had a small romantic fling with Roz in their first season, and joined to win her affections. It becomes clear that Roz is no longer interested, however.
- In Love with Love: Heavily implied, especially once Roz rebuffs him and he instantly starts joining dating sites.
- Jewish and Nerdy: Word of God confirms that Tolkien (and his cousin Kavren) are Jewish.
- Not So Different: Both Tolkien and Trick are male contestants on the same team who are considered the more attractive male contestants and have names starting with T.
- The Rival: Tolkien doesn't trust Trick and the two kind of have an off and on again friendship... until Trick eliminates him.
- Thinks Like a Romance Novel: Tolkien falls in love very hard and very fast with many girls, usually upon meeting them.
- Ship Tease: With Trick. The two end up cuddling in their sleep all the time. Even when Trick is eliminated, Tolkien returns just to sleep on Trick. Could count as Foe Yay.
Trey - The Cool Dude
"I used to go to the gym... Before it happened... Before... That was so... My life is like a fart..."
Trey is a veteran of Total Drama Tiki Jungle, who placed 7th. He was originally presented as a nice, laid-back surfer heartthrob type with an attraction to Octavia, but soon revealed his true colors as the main antagonist of the season. After attempting to steal the money from the winner, Julia, he was trapped on Tiki Island for a year and experienced a drastic change in his personality.
- Alas, Poor Villain: After being portrayed in a very unsympathetic and comedic light for most of the season, Trey's final monologue on the Boat of Losers is this, where he talks about how he just wanted to be respected and thinks that his brother (see Cain and Abel) might be right about him.
- Berserk Button: Arthur's Malicious Misnaming towards him.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: After around half a season of moping around and bemoaning his life, he gradually becomes more and more focused on the game and it becomes pretty obvious that his personality change is just a ruse.
- Black Bead Eyes: With the removal of his sunglasses, it is revealed that Trey has these.
- Cain and Abel: The Cain to his older brother Keenan's Abel. While Keenan is a nice guy who's actually concerned about Trey, Trey badmouths Keenan in the confessional just the next day.
- Card-Carrying Villain: Despite his nonthreatening exterior, he's basically this in confessionals after he becomes more invested in the game.
- Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Not as bad as Trick, but Trey does pretend to be friends with Chelsey and Flora to get him to vote with him, while planning on eliminating them.
- Faux Yay: Attempts to masquerade as gay to get the female contestants on his side.
- Hidden Villain: What seems to be Trey's favorite strategy, as last season he pretended to be a cool kid. This season he pretends to be a mope, while coming up with a plan to win the season...
- Jerkass: Trey isn't exactly the nicest guy on the season, to say the least.
- Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Trey's appearance in this season is initially sympathetic, and it almost seems like he's trying to reform, until that all goes out the window and he displays no redeeming qualities until it's far too late.
- Karmic Death: Is voted off by the same people he tried to use and eliminate.
- My Greatest Second Chance: Trey made it all the way to the final four this season, in contrast to the final seven in Tiki Jungle. He's also the last contestant standing from Tiki Jungle.
- Not Evil, Just Misunderstood: He tries to claim he's this multiple times, but nobody believes him.
- Obviously Evil: At a certain point, it becomes obvious that Trey hasn't changed at all, and Flora is the only one who doesn't realize this.
- Pet Homosexual: Trey's plan of pretending to be gay goes horribly wrong when Chelsey turns him into this for her.
- The Quiet One: Rarely speaks, and ends all of his sentences with ellipses, except in confessionals.
- Rage Breaking Point: After enduring Chelsey talk about how happy she is to have a gay best friend and refer to him as her "trusty sidekick" numerous times, Trey finally snaps and starts Suddenly SHOUTING! at Chelsey after talking in a calm tone all season.
- Same Character, but Different: The Trey shown here has zero similarities to his original appearance. Or so it seems.
- Sanity Slippage: After his blowup at Chelsey, Trey becomes more and more unhinged, eventually abandoning his previous plan to vote out Chelsey and instead targeting Flora, his closest ally, just to get more power.
- Villainous Breakdown: Chapter 20 is one big one for Trey. Everyone pretty much openly hates him, and he doesn't take his loss of power in the game all that well.
- Wangst: Invoked and played for laughs as Trey's default mood.
Trick - The Skater Dude
"I just miss Cammy, man. If she was here, Id be set."
The 12th-placer of Total Drama Revolution. Trick was a chill skater dude who found true love in Cammy, another contestant on his season, and the two ended up becoming an obnoxiously lovey-dovey couple. Trick returned without Cammy to redeem himself and prove that he isn't a bad guy.
- The Atoner: Part of his reason for joining the show was to prove he was a nice guy. He ended up doing the opposite.
- Beauty Is Bad: Trick is said to be one of the more attractive male contestants, specifically by Elena; he's also one of the biggest liars and least liked contestants.
- Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Becomes 'friends' with Tolkien, Devin and Alex and betrays them all.
- Disc-One Final Boss: The most strategic character at the beginning of the story who causes a few eliminations, he's ultimately voted off premerge.
- Easily Forgiven: Despite causing his elimination, Tolkien says that he considers Trick a friend. Trick is not so easily forgiven by the other characters however...
- Foil: See entry under 'Tolkien'.
- The Friend Nobody Likes: His team purposely loses a challenge just to vote him off.
- Not So Different: See entry under 'Tolkien.'
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: While not too violent, Trick's exit is basically this.
- Does this again at the losers reunion, after everyone calls him out being a jerk.
- Ship Tease: With Tolkien. See entry under 'Tolkien'.
- "Stop Having Fun" Guys: In-universe, Trick is focused on winning the game, and thinks the others' comedic actions are stupid.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: Trick was kind of a jerk his last season, but this season he actively betrays people.
Veronica - The Follower
"Im gonna stop working for her once and for all. Im tired of being a doormat!"
The 8th-placer from the very first season, Total Drama School, and the only School alum in the story to not return to Total Drama Tiki Jungle. Veronica was known for being the second-in-command to resident Alpha Bitch Amanda, and basically being a doormat. She returned so she could be more independent.
- Apologises a Lot: As part of her overly polite nature, but she breaks out of it eventually.
- Breakout Character: Veronica has been extremely well received in the story, many agreeing she was well done and became a whole lot more popular.
- Clashing Cousins: Implied with how she interacts with her cousin Marisa, who still thinks of Veronica as a huge doormat.
- Extreme Doormat: This was her reputation in School, and she's returning so she can break free from it - but she reverts to it upon meeting Layla.
- Fiery Redhead: Veronica isn't extremely passionate at first, though she does get annoyed with a lot of the people around her and eventually snaps.
- Flat Character: Veronica was this in School, and is known to be one of the three 'boring girls.' This time around, however, she's actually very interesting and developed.
- Nice Girl: She's one of the few characters on the season who is undeniably good-hearted.
- Straight Man: Occasionally plays this role to her weirder teammates.
- Took a Level in Badass: Once she breaks free of Layla's grasp, Veronica actually has a pretty good showing in the first few chapters after the merge, and she's eventually voted out for being a threat (which flatters her).
Wolfgang - The Loner
"Popularity meter? What's this crap? I don't give a flying pancake about popularity, I have no friends at school!"
The 20th-placer of Total Drama Tokyo, who was known for being grumpy, silent, antisocial, extremely violent (especially towards his arch-nemesis Puck), and oddly fashionable. He was also a prime case of We Hardly Knew Ye, which seems to be why he's returning.
- Anime Hair
- Anti-Hero: Perhaps the biggest one of the series.
- Berserk Button: Puck's existence.
- Birds of a Feather: With Helga - they're both smart, snarky straight men to other characters (primarily Julia and Puck). This is how they hit it off in the first place.
- Camp Straight: In Tokyo, he was described as having an extremely high voice, and also takes care of his appearance, is very sensitive, and wears fashionable clothing.
- Character Development: Wolfgang goes from a hostile Jerkass who rejects all social interaction and seems to hate everyone to a Defrosting Ice King with a new relationship, a friendship with the sweetest character in the cast, a million dollars, and an overall much more positive (yet still snarky) attitude.
- Dark Is Not Evil: Wolfgang has a slightly intimidating appearance and initially appears to be your average Total Drama villain, but he's anything but.
- Deadpan Snarker: Wolfgang has a penchant for sarcastic asides.
- Defrosting Ice King: A few specific characters have been able to bring this side of Wolfgang out, and it ends up as his main plot of the story. After he finds romance with Helga and friendships with Flora and Chelsey, he starts to become gradually softer, despite not wanting to admit it, and his newly created bonds eventually result in him being crowned the winner.
- Fat and Skinny: With Puck.
- Friendless Background: He describes coming from one of these in his first few confessionals - initially it seems to be by choice, but Characterization Marches On.
- Good Is Not Nice: Despite being one of the protagonists of the story, he's still kind of a grumpy jerk.
- Heavy Sleeper: Wolfgang naps a lot, and implies at one point that he's used to sleeping for fifteen hours a day.
- Hidden Depths: It's slowly revealed during his conversations with characters such as Flora and Helga that he's actually not a bad guy, just socially awkward and introverted, and has a hard time getting to know people without accidentally scaring them off.
- In-Series Nickname: "Wolfie." It was once only Puck who called him this, but then basically everyone else started to as well.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: See Hidden Depths above.
- Massive Numbered Siblings: Wolfgang apparently has a lot of siblings, with two (Kyle and Whitney) actually named.
- My Greatest Second Chance: The strongest example in the story. After being the third contestant voted off in Tokyo, he unexpectedly returns, and not only makes some close friends and a girlfriend but ends up winning.
- Odd Friendship: Wolfgang, a depressed, grumpy loner, finds his two closest friends in Chelsey (a Lovable Alpha Bitch queen bee) and Flora (a sweet, innocent Pollyanna).
- Official Couple: With Helga.
- The Snark Knight
- Shout-Out: His character is based on Wolfgang from Animal Crossing, but his look this time around more closely resembles Lobo.
- Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Is this pre-merge due to his entertaining interactions with Puck and Chelsey. He continues to get lots of focus post-merge, but it's more justified since he wins.
Big JohnsonAn eccentric old fisherman who lives in the woods, owns a private lake, and apparently went to college with Mr. Chapman. After Chelsey unexpectedly crash-lands at his fishing site, he enrolls her in a beginners' class.
- Annoying Laugh: "Hyuk hyuk hyuk!"
- Big Fun: Big Johnson is, as expected, big, and he's also quite jolly.
- Father Neptune: Has the appearance and demeanor for it.
- Last Episode, New Character: Big Johnson debuts in the first part of the two-part finale.
- Noodle Incident: Why exactly did Chappy come up with the nickname "Big Johnson" for him in college?
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Is referred to exclusively as Big Johnson, though Chappy calls him Jeffrey at one point.
- Pungeon Master: His frequent use of puns and awful jokes just further enrages Chelsey.
- Shout-Out: He was named after the founder of Boneville, "Big Johnson" Bone, from the comic series Bone.
CaseyThe 7th-placer of Total Drama Tokyo. She wasn't chosen to compete in the season, but due to her undying love for Chelsey and her tumultuous relationship with Puck, she frequently shows up anyway.
- Attention Whore: This seems to be why she's so obsessed with Chelsey and tries to act like her.
- Aww, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Even though Casey ignores Puck in favor of Chelsey all the time, there are times when it's obvious she cares about him, such as comforting him when he's sobbing about Wolfgang.
- Fiery Redhead: Casey is extremely passionate and volatile.
- Gibberish of Love: After appearing at a Mc Donalds and walking outside to see Chelsey, Casey responds in the exact same gibberish she did upon first meeting her in Tokyo.
- Loony Fan: Of Chelsey, of course, and this hasn't died down even after dating Puck for months.
- Slap-Slap-Kiss: With Puck, sometimes literally. After he gets onto the Boat of Losers, she is genuinely angry that Chelsey, her idol, wasn't voted out instead, but begins making out with Puck seconds later.
- Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: Casey is rather tall and lanky; her boyfriend Puck is... not.
Mr. Dave "Chappy" ChapmanRoz's former science teacher, who Roz stalks and idolizes. He seems to be fond of making random appearances at challenges and forcing contestants through all sorts of science-related fun.
- As Himself: Unlike all of the other characters based on people the author knows in real life whose names or appearances have been changed, Chappy is just himself.
- The Bore: See Old Windbag for more details.
- Cool Old Guy: Despite some of his quirks, most of the contestants respect Chappy.
- Expy: Of the author's 9th grade science teacher.
- Old Windbag: Chappy is infamously boring, with contestants regularly falling asleep in the middle of his lectures. Some of his favorite topics include oceanography and whales.
- Santa Claus: Chappy dresses up as Santa for the 13th chapter's Christmas special, even falling out of a chimney.
- Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Speaks almost entirely in long, rambling paragraphs containing obscure vocabulary, somehow even more so than Charles.
- Springtime for Hitler: When viewing Arthur's Vance-filled sabotage of Trey's garden, Chappy actually loves it and awards Trey's group the win."This is an excellent demonstration of pollution and how it has plagued American gardens lately. While a revolting sight to behold, it is quite realistic, for items like these have been popping up everywhere lately due to the growing problem of littering in our society thanks to the ignorance of humans. The earth must be saved, and I am delighted that you are bringing this issue to attention and fighting for what is right.
CharlesLayla's elderly butler. After receiving the $1,000,000 prize from Layla, he retires to Tokyo to relive his days as a part-time heartbreaker/full-time motorcyclist, though Layla can't seem to fully let him go...
- Badass Grandpa: Charles is known to be extremely buff, causing all of Layla's physical punishments for him to be merely scoffed at.
- Battle Butler: Despite his stuffy day job, Charles is quite powerful.
- The Bus Came Back: After Layla gives him the prize money, he disappears to Tokyo and does not show up in this story until a surprise appearance for the loved ones visit and finale.
- Cool Old Guy: One of the only genuinely nice characters in the whole show, and despite Layla more often than not treating him like dirt, he always respects her.
- Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Talks in the exact way you'd expect an elderly, high-class butler to talk.
- Sharp-Dressed Man: Always wears a tuxedo.
Loved OnesFor the Christmas-themed challenge in the thirteenth chapter, Mr. Chapman brings the contestants' family members (with a few exceptions) to the competition to answer trivia about their loved ones.
- Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Arthur's mother, Beth, loves to scold him in front of everyone.
- Bratty Teenage Daughter: Chelsey's sister Allison fills this niche in their upper-class suburban family.
- Camp Gay: Julia's friend May.
- Cool Uncle: Estrella's uncle Aurelio, one of the few people who can actually make her happy.
- Gender-Blender Name: May, which Arthur naturally makes fun of... until he sees him.
- Identical Stranger: May, Julia's friend, is said to look exactly like Arthur. Julia doesn't even realize it until they're side-by-side, but Arthur's mom later mistakes May for her son.
- Latin Lover: Alejandro himself shows up as Nic's loved one, and although he's completely confused as to why he's there and who Nic even is, he still manages to flirt with Chelsey.[after Chelsey hands him her phone number] "Thank you, mi amor. I will be sure to keep this and treasure it in a special place for a special girl like you."
- Mr. Smith: Flora's father is named John Smith.
- Mythology Gag: Trey's brother Keenan appearing is one of these, as Keenan was a contestant in the Total Drama Tokyo beta.
- Sibling Rivalry: Wolfgang, Chelsey, and Trey don't seem to have great relationships with their siblings Kyle, Allison, and Keenan.
- Strong Family Resemblance: Chelsey allegedly looks almost identical to both her mother and her younger sister.
Smoothie GuyA rude, hostile salesman who's in charge of pretty much every establishment the contestants go to. Smoothie Guy debuted in Total Drama Revolution, and is just as miserable as ever.
- Ass Pull: When it comes to challenges. He's even worse than Roz in this regard.
- Butt-Monkey: His life hasn't gone too well, to say the least, and Total Drama seemingly makes things even worse.
- Dude Looks Like a Lady: Contestants often see him from behind and mistake him for a woman due to his flowing blonde hair.
- Jerkass: One of the least likable characters in the series.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: His real name is Alex Nichols, subverting the One Steve Limit, but nobody calls him that ever.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: Smoothie Guy has an impressive mouth, frequently swearing once per sentence.
- What a Piece of Junk: He builds a moped from the remnants of his old, dilapidated boat - the S.S. Crappyboatthatbreakseasily - but it shockingly proves to work well.
VanceArthur's "BTPF," or "Best Toilet Paper Friend." Vance is a single piece of toilet paper covered with a raisin, a long strand of hair, and a suspicious yellow liquid.
- Chekhov's Gun: Vance first appears three stories prior, in Total Drama: Tiki Jungle, where he's used as a brief gag. Here, he ends up playing an important role in two different challenges (one of them being the finale).
- The Dreaded: Vance is feared by almost all the contestants.
- Expendable Clone: Despite there being massive amounts of Vances, there is one Vance known as the original, while all the rest are this.
- Hidden Depths: Described by Arthur as "a very philosophical creature" who chooses not to associate with the likes of Trey.
- The Voiceless: Being a single strip of toilet paper, Vance doesn't speak often, though Arthur has claimed that he is capable of speech and has talked to him a few times.