* If you ever catch a Bagon and have it evolve all the way to Salamence, this trope is in effect when you remember that all Bagon dream of flying.
* After defeating Norman, he states that as a gym leader he can't help but be upset that he lost, but as a father he is both happy and a little sad as well.
** In Emerald, after you defeat him in a rematch, he asks the player what their dream is, then states [[SoProudOfYou his dream has already come true]].
* A meta Example: With the remakes, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, It is possible for the first time in ten years for a Pokémon to return to the region it originated from after being transferred a generation forward.