* Rose [[spoiler: cutting off two Strigoi's heads. With a DULL SWORD.]]
* Rose and Christian [[spoiler: teaming up together and fighting Strigoi near the end of ''Shadow Kiss''.]]
** In ''Spirit Bound'': Rose, Lissa and Eddie [[spoiler:managing to break Victor out of a high security prison.]]
* Lissa [[spoiler: punching Reed Lazar in ''Blood Promise''.]]
** Lissa [[spoiler: staking Dimitri in ''Spirit Bound'' and turning him back into a dhampir.]]
* Mia, a Moroi who has never practiced offensive magic, [[spoiler: successfully distracting a really old, really powerful and really badass Strigoi during ''Frostbite''.]]