- Ensemble Darkhorse: Forbidramon
- Growing the Beard: The actual story picks up starting with Forbidramon's appearance in chapter 8, but by author admission, the writing and characterization actually start to become more refined and defined starting in chapter 13.
- Moral Event Horizon: Actually, an in-character example; the partner digimon treat Forbidramon and Reimon's willingness to absorb digicores of digimon they defeat, rendering their victims Killed Off for Real as pushing them soundly over the line.
- Viewer Gender Confusion: Incurred in-universe by Reimon. Quoth the Faris:
"That thing was a girl!?"