- Absurdly Sharp Blade: Glaphyra's daggers manage to pierce a sheer stone wall so that Xena can use them to climb up.
- Arrow Catch: Xena in saving Darnelle's life.
- Does Not Like Men: Glaphyra
- Fake Defector: Darnelle
- Mexican Standoff: Xena's protégées are so suspicious of one another that they end up pointing weapons at each other all night.
- Surfer Dude: Agathon
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork