- Ho Yay: Cao Cao's fascination with Lu Bu is such that it sometimes horrifies his advisors — most often Xun Yu, who had the misfortune of encountering Lu Bu in person — when he explicitly calls Lu Bu "beautiful."
- Narm: The... "dragon" part when Lu Bu has sex with Diao Chan with her wearing a collar and a bell on it.
- Tear Jerker: Somehow, Lu Bu's death manages to become one.
Lu Bu: I am alone. I am Lu Bu. I am a dragon.