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Basic Trope: A character who can and will find you based on clues you leave behind, even if they're illogical.

  • Straight: Alice can find anyone through a variety of means such as footprints and hair threads.
  • Exaggerated: Alice can find you in a another universe and and alternate timeline in that other universe based on your scent.
  • Downplayed: Alice is indeed a competent tracker, but she can't find absolutely anyone based on little to no clues.
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  • Justified: Alice has a lot of experience in this and can made educated assumptions based on her clues.
  • Inverted: Everyone can find Alice, but she can't find anyone.
  • Subverted: Alice seems like a great tracker, but it's later revealed she's a fraud and was faking it all.
  • Double Subverted: ... at least, that's what she wants you to think, but actually she is a great tracker.
  • Parodied: Alice is the absolute best at finding people in hide and seek.
  • Zig Zagged: Alice has often found people based on no clues and sometimes can't find anyone when they're hiding in plain sight.
  • Averted:
    • Alice is a good tracker, but within reason.
    • Alice is not a tracker.
  • Enforced: "We need a way for the villain to be followed, even though he's supposed to be a Stealth Expert." "How 'bout a super good tracker?"
  • Lampshaded: "Alice is so good at tracking it's frightening."
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  • Invoked: Alice purposefully trains for years in tracking, with the goal of becoming a master tracker.
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