* When Cleo goes into a fit after seeing Zess go down against Rygart. She takes him out in just two kicks and holds off a squad of Golems by herself while a squadmate gets Zess out of his golem.
* Girge [[spoiler:destroying ten elite golems]]. By himself. [[spoiler:while ''his'' golem had a missing foot]].
* Rygart [[spoiler:destroying most of the enemy army single-handedly]] in chapter 51.
* Chapter 67. Just... chapter 67. [[spoiler: Rygart VS Zess. Rygart completely and utterly '''OWNS''' Zess, to the point that Zess had to wonder "Who exactly ARE you?"]]
* Cleo follows up after Rygart's aforementioned moment with Ch. 70 when she and [[BadassFamily her family]] [[spoiler:bust Sigyn out of prison, becoming traitors to Athens in the process]]. If there was any doubt that Cleo had matured from the ditzy girl who barely knew what to do in a fight that she was at the start of the series, this dispels all of it.
* After days on the run, Cleo, her mother, and Sigyn are at the end of their rope with a formidable and AxCrazy foe bearing down on them. [[spoiler:Enter four elites from Krishina sent to rescue her. Who's leading them? Rygart.]]