He even managed to fight his evil twin Nale with stupidity.
Elan: Nale! You're alive!
Nale: Of course I'm alive, you moron. What I can't figure out is how you didn't know I was alive the whole time. You're the bard, surely you should have known that when a bad guy dies off-screen, he's not really dead unless you see the body. And half the time, not even then.
Elan: Yeah, but the hero always THINKS the bad guy is dead until he shows up again.
Nale: But... If you know that, how can you be surprised... Why didn't you realize that you thinking I was dead was... I mean... Gah! I'm giving myself a migraine just trying to understand the level of willful ignorance that requires!
Elan: First blood: Elan!