Tropes about literal mirrors or other reflective objects.
Compare Eye Tropes.
Not to be confused with Memory Tropes.
- Attack Reflector
- Blade Reflection
- Closer than They Appear
- Description in the Mirror: Looking at a mirror is used as a way to insert a description of the character's appearance into the narrative.
- Drama Panes
- Distracted by My Own Sexy: Someone stops to admire their own reflection.
- Hall of Mirrors
- House of Broken Mirrors
- Hypnotism Reversal: A hypnotist is Hoist by Their Own Petard, often by using a mirror to reflect their Hypnotic Eyes
- Juxtaposed Reflection Poster
- Light and Mirrors Puzzle: A video game has a puzzle that has to be solved by moving mirrors so that they project beams of light in the correct location.
- Magic Mirror
- The Man in the Mirror Talks Back: A person is talking to their reflection and the reflection responds as if they were a separate person.
- Mirror-Cracking Ugly: A mirror breaks after being looked at by an ugly person.
- Mirror Monologue
- Mirror Monster
- Mirror Reveal: A transformed character discovers their new appearance when they look in a mirror.
- Mirror Routine: Someone avoids getting caught by pretending to be the other person's reflection.
- Mirror Scare
- The Mirror Shows Your True Self: A shape-shifter has their true form shown in a reflection.
- Mirror Universe
- Mirrors Reflect Everything
- Missing Reflection
- Past in the Rear-View Mirror
- The Power of Glass: Hyalokinesis is used to make reflective shields of glass or mirrors.
- Rage Against the Reflection: Someone breaks a mirror out of anger at how they look.
- Reflective Eyes
- Reflective Teleportation
- Revealing Reflection
- Solar-Powered Magnifying Glass
- Tomato in the Mirror: Someone oblivious of their true nature becomes aware of their secret.
- Watching the Reflection Undress