Gonzap: Very smart, Wes. You've destroyed our main snag machine, and stolen the other one. You took our zoomer. And to boot, you used those explosives we had been planning to use as well to utterly destroy our base. AND half of my moustache has burnt off, and I don't have any eyebrows anymore. You'll pay for this.
Ascended Extra: "Tom" is based off a nameless NPC in the Pyrite Colosseum registration area.
Breaking the Fourth Wall: Umbreon did this in a recent chapter. A reporter did this as well. Also, several references are made to a Pokemon Colosseum Strategy Guide.
Caffeine Bullet Time: Subverted; Yanma doesn't actually get his coffee beforehand, but is able to obliterate Dakim's Camerupt in hyperspeed on the promise of coffee as a reward. Yanma is in a perpetual caffeine high, anyway.
Hero with Bad Publicity: Es Cade puts out an arrest order on Wes after the Mt. Battle incident. Thankfully, Johnson is sent to arrest him and manages to spill to him everything. After that, it's a simple matter of "correcting" Johnson about his orders and escaping to The Under.
Idiot Savant: For a complete moron whose best Pokemon is a Magikarp, Johnson sure does know a lot about battle mechanics and EV Training. Not that it's of much use to him...
Impact Silhouette: Dakim creates one in Nascour's office when he obliviously leaves by walking through the wall.
Invincible Incompetent: Johnson. Averted when he walks through a fence apparently made completely of lasers, only for it to be shown to only look like it is. Played straight when his Magikarp dodges almost every attack thrown at it.
Sixth Ranger Traitor: As revealed in Chapter 17, Miror B. is working against Cipher from within, and has recruited Skrub to his cause.
Surrogate Soliloquy: Many times, but mainly for the comedic effect of a character assuming an inanimate object can talk. Johnson has tried questioning a statue and a pebble, and several reporters tried to interview a sandstorm.
Who Names Their Kid "Dude"?: Miror B. reveals that his parents wanted to name him "Mirror", with his last name being "Ball", however, a spelling error rendered it as "Miror" and shortened the last name to "B" and it never got corrected. When Wes and Rui ask why his parents would name him that in the first place, he replies that he is not sure.
You Gotta Have Blue Hair: At least two instances of characters with odd hair colours have been lampshaded, first there's Willie who claims that his pink hair is the result of someone's Kecleon freaking out at the hairdresser and spilling the pink hair dye in his hair and he's stuck with it until it fades out because it won't wash out. Then there's Miror B. who reveals that his hair colour is actually natural and he decided to make the best of it by growing an afro.