YMMV / SoulBlazer

  • Crowning Music of Awesome: The credits theme, A Night Without a Lover.
  • Demonic Spiders: The demon fly.
  • Game-Breaker: The Magic Bell, which prevents magic from using up gems. Also the Attack and Defense bracelets, which double attack and defence, respectively. And the Super/Invulnerable Bracelet doubles both stats.
  • Goddamned Bats: Any enemy that can travel/attack in 8 directions. Only a couple varieties of these are actually bat-shaped.
  • Strangled by the Red String: Lisa and the protagonist, Blazer. After waking her up in the beginning, she reappears later in the game and makes it abundantly clear that she has fallen for him. The Stinger has the Master imply that Blazer, too, loves Lisa, despite nothing implying this to the player and the two end up together.
  • That One Boss: The Dragon Bird, the boss of Magridd castle, is very fast, and frequently shoots fireballs that are very hard to dodge due to limited space. Furthermore, the only time you can actually damage it is for a split second when it whooshes past you and unless you get the timing exactly right you'll get damaged as well while hitting him, add this to the fact he has two full health bars and you're in for a long and gruelling fight.