Super Prototype: His second beyblade, Galaxy Pegasus is the prototype version of Storm Pegasus. Despite this, it is extremely powerful, but originally uncontrollable, thus why the weaker Storm Pegasus is the final version. It chose Gingka to wield it, though, so he's able to control it.
The Power of Friendship: Gingka uses this in most of his matches, using the power of his friends and rivals to save Ryuga's bey spirit and defeat the dark power, defeating Damian's Hades Kerbecs with the power of his friends, and using the power of the Star Fragment of his friends, rivals, allies, and old enemies beys to defeat Rago, Pluto, and Nemesis's Fusion Dance
Hypocritical Heartwarming: He can be a jerk to those around him at times, but he will NOT tolerate anyone else doing it. A perfect example of this is when he calls out Rago for badmouthing Ryuga after the latter's gruesome defeat.
Unknown Rival: To Ginga at first, as Ginga really has no idea who he is and his presently uncontrollable Super Prototype has him preoccupided at the moment. Most of the episode consists of him getting curbstompped by Galaxy Pegasus. It's only towards the end when Gingka reconizes something in him and he manages to beat Galaxy Pegasus that he manages to earn proper The Rival status.
An Ice Person: The DS games for some reason have his special move to be Blizzard Hold, a move that encases the opposing beyblade in ice before Aries rams into it, even though in the show itself, Aries never shows any Ice-based special moves. His name may have to do with it though.
Expy: He and his gang are one of the Face Hunters from the beginning of the season. As his group (as a whole) like to bully weaker Beybladers (like the face hunters), bully Kenta (like the face hunters) and his name starts with the letter B (the face hunters had a member, whose name began with the letter B).
Death by Adaptation: Is killed by Ryuga in the anime, but lived through it in the manga. This caused problems when the manga had him come back as a Big Bad later on, requiring the anime to create Dr. Ziggurat to replace him.
Retcon: He was still dead in Masters; in fact, the Big Bad of that was created because Doji had died (see Death by Adaptation above). But they brought him back in Fury with literally no explanation, and he wholeheartedly supports the Nemesis Bladers in destroying the world. Ryuga accidentally killed him again at Fury after his ultimate move made Doji fall to his death. However in the next season it was revealed that Merci saved him and loaded his mind to a computer.
Noodle Incident: Whatever was that caused his hatred of cactuses is never explained properly. Yu doesn't seem to want to know either.
Eviler than Thou: Does this to Doji, turning on him and sucking out all of his energy, killing him.
Evil Is Not a Toy: There's a very good reason L-Drago was called the "Forbidden Bey". Ryuga wasn't aware of the fact that L-Drago was really the one using him, and on a few occasions, L-Drago possesses Ryuga, which normally leads to Body Horror. In 'Metal Masters' he's managed to overcome the darkness in L-Drago through heavy training (involving lava), causing it to evolve into Meteor L-Drago
Evil Weapon: L-Drago. Subverted with its evolution; Meteor L-Drago.
Curb-Stomp Battle: He defeated Kenta, Hikaru, and Benkei, Hyoma, Kyoya, and Ginga effortlessly, (though Ginga defeated him in a rematch). He did tie with Tsubasa, and during Masters, he was on the receiving end of this trope.
The Worf Effect: Not as bad as most characters. In Fusion: He lost against only Ryuga, Reiji, and Gingka. In Masters, he lost against Masamune twice and Tsubasa. Afterwards, he defeated Aleksei, but was the first one taken out of the 3-on-3 match between him, Ginga, and Masamune vs Julian, Sophie, and Wales. His only wins in the World Championships were Aleksei and the tag team match against Wild Fang & Excalibur with more effort on Tsubasa. He did end up getting better by the end of Masters defeating Argo and most of Fury, including helping Masamune and King defeat two of the Nemesis Bladers.
Worf Had The Flu: In his battles with Enzo and Damian, his bey was nearly broken in the former, and in the latter, his bey was barely repaired enough to race.
During his fight with Kenta, Kenta manages to turn the tide on him. Reiji goes berserk and even keeps attacking Kenta's bey after it's already stopped spinning in a mad rage.
When Ginga delivers a Shut Up, Hannibal! to him in their match and proves he isn't afraid of him, Reiji finds the tables turned and loses it completely, but in a different way than his previous breakdown. Instead of going berserk, he is ultimately becoming overwelmed by his own fear to the point his Taken for Granite power is turned on him.
Adaptational Badass: In the Masters DS game. When faced with what is basically a Dino version of ''Ryuga'', his response to being faced with said character is "I have the power to break you.". Even Ginga is impressed afterwards.
Badass Cape: He wouldn't exactly qualify as Badass material, but that cape with a Crab cut in the back is undeniably awesome.
Foreshadowing: He predicted that the world would end by the power of a dark beyblade (his vision had Ryuga"s L-Drago), but after Ginga defeated him, he realized that Pegasus and Ginga would be the ones to spread a new light. Even though he meant Ryuga's dark power, it also foreshadows Ginga defeating Nemesis.
Our Dragons Are Different: Zurafa, despite manifesting as a dragon, has a Face Bolt which depicts a Qilin, which is a unicorn-like creature that occasionaly replaces Baihu as one of the The Four Gods. On the other hand, its corresponding constellation is the "Camelopardalis" a.k.a. the giraffenote Additionaly Zurafa is arabic for giraffe.
The Unexpected: He wasn't weak, especially not against Ginga, but no one was expecting him to defeat JULIAN of all people.
Informed Ability: Anton mentioned that he was the strongest on The Team, but resolved to cheating for his battle with Yu. In the Sphere 360 battle, he mentioned that he had a special move, but it wouldn't help on this situation.
Heel-Face Turn: After Toby was freed from his brainwashing thanks to Zeo and Masamune he returned as a good guy, and in Fury, he got a new bey, and his winning streak is far greater than what it was as Faust. In Fury, he and Zeo nearly Curb Stomped Tsubasa and in the Sphere 360, the three of them managed to take down the Garcias
Villains Never Lie: He promised Zeo that if he won the match between him and Masamune, then he would restore Toby's health. Unlike most anime villains, Ziggurat didn't lie. He may have healed Toby, but unknown to Zeo, Ziggurat was turning Toby into his obedient [[The Dragon Dragon and Mind Slave.
Stone Wall/Lightning Bruiser: Even though his bey is a stamina type, Kronos can break through walls without losing stamina, has enough speed to keep up with Gingka's Pegasus, and his bey uses the offensive techniques of Beylin Fist.
Pure Is Not Good: Supposedly the chosen one according to Bakim's interpretation of Atlantida's prophecies of (paraphrased) "only the pure of heart can fly with the wings of Pegasus". Later turns out to be Ginga.