- Affably Evil: pHIL himself in the later parts of the blog.
- And Then John Was a Zombie: pHIL ends up as a proxy.
- Applied Phlebotinum: Azoth, a.k.a. Slendersludge.
- Punchclock Villain: pHIL
- Sanity Slippage: Naturally.
- Small Name, Big Ego: Craft brags a lot, but rarely kills without an advantage.
- Split Personality: pHIL and Craft.