The following is a list of the type of ships, typically displayed in the 'type' box in the infobox. For more information on the ship types, see this page.


Type Desciption Examples
Heterosexuality Symbol
A pairing of characters or real-life people, where one side is male and the other female. The word "Het" is derived from the word, "Heterosexual".
  • Romione: Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger (Harry Potter)
  • Captain Swan: Captain Hook and Emma Swan (Once Upon a Time)
  • Bethyl: Beth and Daryl (The Walking Dead)
Male Homosexuality Symbol
Slash refers to relationships between two male characters. Yaoi pairings are also categorized under slash.
  • Komahina: Nagito Komaeda and Hajime Hinata (Danganronpa)
  • Stony: Steve Rogers and Tony Stark (Marvel)
  • Drarry: Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy (Harry Potter)
  • Sasunaru- Naruto Uzamaki and Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto/ Naruto Shippuden
  • Klance- Keith and Lance (Voltron: Legendary Defenders
Female Homosexuality Symbol
Femslash, derived from 'female slash' refers to relationships between two female characters. Also occasionally called F/F, Femmeslash, Girlslash, Ladyslash or Saffic.
  • Swan Queen: Emma Swan and Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Korrasami: Korra and Asami Sato (Legend of Korra)
  • Linny: Luna and Ginny (Harry Potter)
Multi-Ship Icon
Poly, short for polyamorous is a relationship between three or more characters. It can also be referred to as threesome, foursome, moresome or OT3 ships.
Non-binary icon
Non-binary ships are used to describe relationships including one or more non-binary individuals, or ships involving characters whose true gender is unknown, or characters who fit into a fictional gender or sex. In gender, Non-binary is an umbrella term to describe any person whose gender is not male nor female. Some common nonbinary gender identities include: agender, bigender, genderfluid, androgyne and neutrois.
  • FrostIron — Tony and Loki (MCU)
  • Lapidot — Lapis and Peridot (Steven Universe)
Cargo Ship
Cargo Ship Icon
Crack!Ships between a fictional character, or real-life person and an inanimate object.
  • Drapple: Draco Malfoy and an Apple (Harry Potter)
  • Harustache: Haru and his mustache (Avatar: The Last Airbender)