: An enemy roars before it attacks.
- Straight: Lord Bloodstone's pet dragon Fluffy lets out a loud roar before it engages Bob in combat.
- Downplayed: Fluffy hiccups before it fights.
- Fluffy's roar is an intimidation tactic; it attacks those that are not initially warded off by its roar.
- Fluffy's roar is a powerful attack in its own right.
- Inverted: Fluffy lets out a triumphant roar after defeating Bob.
- Subverted: Fluffy inhales, suggesting a roar... but it breathes a stream of fire at Bob instead of roaring.
- Double Subverted: After breathing out the fire, Fluffy roars at Bob.
- Fluffy's roar is far from terrifying (perhaps a roar equivalent of the Un Evil Laugh.)
- T-35 tank makes a roar before attacking.
- Zig Zagged: Sometimes Fluffy roars; at other times, Fluffy breathes fire instead.
- Averted: Fluffy skips the roar and begins the fight right away.
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: "Why does every monster we meet roar before a fight? Is it in their blood or something?"
- Invoked: Lord Bloodstone trained Fluffy to roar at opponents before attacking as an intimidation technique.
- Exploited: Bob stabs Fluffy while it is roaring.
- Defied: Fluffy avoids roaring so that it can ambush Bob.
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Deconstructed: Fluffy is left vulnerable to a fatal blow from Bob's sword while it roars.
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