Stereotypes are a critical component of any Polandball comic. They are the attributes each country possesses for comedic effect. These stereotypes can range from subtle to blunt, meta to deadpan, and completely non-offensive to holy-shit-2-edgy-4-me offensive.


One of the most seen stereotypes in Polandball is "Poland cannot Into space".

Countryball Stereotypes

These are stereotypes used in Polandball for specific countries.

  • Albania-icon Albaniaball: Usually wears kebab hats, and doesn't like Slavs-icon Slavs, especially hating Serbia-icon Serbiaball.
  • Argentina-icon Argentinaball: Portrayed often as wanting to be white-skinned or European. Doesn't have good relations with UK-icon UKball.
  • Australia-icon Australiaball: Shown as always wild and drinks lots of beer. He is considered to be weak (because he lost a fight against Emus).
  • Austria-icon Austriaball: Often portrayed as an experimental, possibly insane psychologist, but mostly a doctor.
  • Bosnia-icon Bosnia and Herzegovinaball: Often is a kebab and is a dedicated kebab defender, usually hates Serbia-icon Serbiaball.
  • Brazil-icon Brazilball: Constantly in a state of laughter, specifically the laugh "HUE". Loves coffee.
  • Bulgaria-icon Bulgariaball: Created yogurt and always wants to defend yogurt, his food.
  • Canada-icon Canadaball: Portrayed in a friendly and sometimes gentle state, only occasionally stepping out of this demeanor. A common vocabulary word is "eh". Can also be obsessed with clubbing seals. He always apologizes for everything he does.
  • China-icon Chinaball: Portrayed as Maoist, oversized, smoggy, wise, and aggressively claiming neighboring territories.
  • DR Congo-icon DR Congoball: Portrayed as a doctor, due to its' full name Democratic Republic (DR) of Congo.
  • Croatia-icon Croatiaball: Sometimes portrayed as having a bitter hatred for Serbia-icon Serbiaball.
  • Cuba-icon Cubaball: Portrayed as a very Communism-icon Communist state.
  • Cyprus-icon Cyprusball: Always is disputed and usually hates Turkey-icon Turkeyball.
  • Czech-icon Czechiaball: Loves beer, slav, and space. Has very good relations with Slovakia-icon Slovakiaball.
  • Denmark-icon Denmarkball: Loves very much lego, as he was the inventor.
  • Ecuador-icon Ecuadorball: Always subject to volcanic and tectonic activity.
  • Eritrea-icon Eritreaball: Considered to be "the North Korea-icon North Koreaball of Africa".
  • Estonia-icon Estoniaball: Often portrayed as wanting to become Nordic instead of Baltic, and in love with Finland-icon Finlandball (largely for this reason).
  • Ethiopia-icon Ethiopiaball: The only African country to not become colonized by Europeans, and doesn't like his evil brother and kebab.
  • Finland-icon Finlandball: Portrayed as drunk, depressed, and overall in a very dark and deadly atmosphere. Occasionally has more silly attributes involving Nokia phones and similar technologies.
  • France-icon Franceball: Often portrayed as snobby over its culture (or anything else, really). A common stereotype is that it surrenders easily to others, even in common and non-violent ordeals. Loves his bread, the baguette.
  • Germany-icon Germanyball: Portrayed often as a hard and enjoyable worker, and often intent on establishing a ReichTime fourth reich. Keeps bringing up Greece-icon Greeceball's debts. He never laughs and is always serious and straightforward.
  • Greece-icon Greeceball: Constantly debt-ridden, often due to German bonds. This is often portrayed as due to recklessly lavish spending on things like race cars, or simply burning it.
  • Italy-icon Italyball: Portrayed often as corrupt. Is always late for work.
  • Japan-icon Japanball: Often portrayed as "Kawaii", or in a state of lament over his Japanese-Empire-icon dead empire. Likes to take pictures of other countries, especially landmarks.
  • Latvia-icon Latviaball: Often portrayed as it is in classic Latvian Jokes, i.e. "cannot into potato", "deported to gulag", "working hard". Also portrayed as a former Nazi-icon Nazi that occasionally breaks out into pro-Nazi sentiments.
  • Mexico-icon Mexicoball: Often portrayed as attempting to break into USA-icon USAball's land, often via fence-jumping.
  • Nepal-icon NepalRawr: Mostly portrayed as a fierce monster due to its flag shape, but actually has a soft and tender heart and loves the nature.
  • Nigeria-icon Nigeriaball: Scams people on the internet with variations on the "Nigerian Prince Scam".
  • Norway-icon Norwayball: Shown as rich and owning many things such as race cars, because of its' #1 HDI and AAA investment rate.
  • Philippines-icon Philippinesball: Like many other countries surrounding the Far East, Philippines-icon Philippinesball is portrayed as hating the countries surrounding it. What makes him unique in this way is how childishly butthurt it gets in reaction. He also does this to himself very often.
  • Poland-icon Polandball: "Cannot into space". The most central core of the Polandball meme, as well as the most popular way it is portrayed, is that he is always a low-class nation and a failure. Often also portrayed as a plumber, which is based off the stereotype of Polish immigrants.
  • Portugal-icon Portugalball: Portrayed as a sailor, and very occasionally as Germany-icon Germanyball's beach towel.
  • Romania-icon Romaniaball: Portayed as wanting to remove gypsies and Hungaryball.
  • Russia-icon Russiaball: There are a variety of stereotypes commonly associated with him. Among these are being very dark and deadly, in a constantly drunk state, against homosex, being able to "into space", and constantly invading other nations. Don't forget the vodka!
  • Serbia-icon Serbiaball: Often portrayed as a bare stereotype of "REMOVE KEBAB". This means wanting to murder neighbors that are Islamic, mainly Bosnia-icon Bosnia and Herzegovinaball and Turkey-icon Turkeyball.
  • South Korea-icon South Koreaball: Portrayed as being a massive fan of K-pop and StarCraft, and has a fear of mechanical fans.
  • Spain-icon Spainball: Portrayed often as in distress from separatism.
  • Sweden-icon Swedenball: "Börk" being a common phrase (see: Terminology). Owns IKEA.
  • Switzerland-icon Switzerlandball: Often portrayed as a doctor, due to the cross on his skin. Also often portrayed as rich from the reception of Nazi-icon Nazi-obtained money/other possibly illegal money.
  • Ukraine-icon Ukraineball: Portrayed as a very fast thief of pigs. This especially enrages his neighbors Belarus-icon Belarusball and Poland-icon Polandball. Also, they're kinda going through a thing right now with Russia-icon Russiaball. We'll see how that plays out.
  • UK-icon UKball: Portrayed often in an overly fancy style, and carrying a British Empire-icon dead empire.
  • USA-icon USAball: There are many stereotypes often attributed to the him. Amongst these usually involve being fat, being ignorant of other countries, and being bossy (in both cool and arrogant ways).
  • Vietnam-icon Vietnamball: Portrayed as having a bitter hatred of China-icon Chinaball and being Communism-icon Communist.
  • Zimbabwe-icon Zimbabweball: Always in a constant state of deflation and poverty, and prices thing way too high.