These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Anticlimax Boss: In the second game, we have the second battle with Zola Dane. It's relatively late in the game, and you'd probably expect a pretty hard boss by now, but no. He actually turns out to be pretty weak compared to most of the other bosses in the game.
Rynn (in response to meeting yet another of Arohk's old rivals): "Didn't you have any friends?"
And if you call for Arohk while he's sitting on the ground nearby, he'll point out that he's "right here" in a confused or annoyed tone.
He also has this bad habit of somehow warping to the end tunnel of dungeons, when you expect him to be far away. So you call for him, and he gets all bitchy because he's close to you but out of view of the camera angle.
Nightmare Fuel/Nightmare Retardant: The giant chicken monster in the second game could be either one. It's an eight-foot-tall chicken with glowing red eyes that lives in a small cave by the river that runs past Surdana. You can easily be startled by it if you're in the habit of exploring every little cave you come across, as no one in-game mentions it, and it actually looks pretty creepy... but on the other hand it's a giant chicken. Its lair is strewn with blood and corpses, and it's very aggressive, but killing it isn't too difficult and rewards you with a golden egg worth a decent amount.