Mentor Archetype

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A more experienced advisor or confidante to a young, inexperienced character, particularly to a Heroic Archetype.

A list of subtypes can be found on the Mentors page.

Supertrope to The Obi-Wan.

Examples of Mentor Archetype include:


Live Action TV

Video Games

  • Wynne in Dragon Age: Origins if the player wishes. Verges on a parent/child relationship with a mage protagonist.