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Awesome: Spyro the Dragon

The classic trilogy

  • Defeating Gnasty Gnorc in the first game will feel this way to most players in their first playthrough.
    • The first time you successfully ace a speedway may also count.
  • The fight against Ripto in "Gateway to Glimmer" (name may vary depending on your location), in which you both fight for MacGuffin powerups and proceed to fight it out on a platform, at which point he will create robitic versions of Gulp. Then after that Ripto will sink the platform you're fighting on and jump on a cyborg bird- you promptly get a powerup and give chase, dog-fighting all the way. To say nothing of the mini-games that follow.
  • The End of Gateway to Glimmer. Moneybags refuses to give back all the money he's taken when Elora tells him to. Elora issues a calm command. Hunter sits on him. Crowning moment for both of them.
  • Each boss battle in Year of the Dragon is amazing, but both ones against the Sorceress are absolutely fantastic.
    • Scorch was pretty amazing. He wasn't nearly as hard as Spike was, but he did live up to being the Monster to End All Monsters.
  • The mini-games:
    • The skateparks are all pretty cool, and getting the course record feels damn cool.
      • Hunter boasts, but he really is a good skateboarder as is obvious the first time you try to beat him before you've gotten the controls worked out.
    • Hunter's manta-ray from the second game returns, and you go around hunting the metallic sharks that also returned. Laser-Guided Karma at its absolute finest.
    • There is one where you can play as Sgt. Bird and fly around Enchanted Towers, giving a Curb-Stomp Battle to any enemies in your way, while completing the regular quests. (This option will likely be available after you've completed the level the first time round, though.
  • Super Bonus Round from Year of the Dragon. Full stop.
  • Sheila, Sgt. Byrd, Bentley and Agent 9 get one each upon being released by teaching Moneybags a lesson in their own unique way; kick, rocket launcher, club and laser gun respectively.
  • At the end of the third game, you get to chase down Moneybags and burn him until he drops all of the loot he took from you throughout the game; then force him to give up the dragon egg.

The games released between the classic and The Legend of Spyro trilogies

  • Butler saving The Professor at the end of Spyro: Attack of the Rhynocs.

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