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* MugshotMontage: The episode starts with Jim and Toby having their mugshots taken. Toby starts, finding the photographing segment amusing and does various posses for the camera. Even when it is Jim's turn, he takes the time to photobomb it before Barbara comes to pick them up.


* EveryoneHasStandards:
** Barbara keeps urging Jim to apologize to Ms. Nomura for the terrible crime of breaking into the museum at night.
** Draal believes Jim when the latter announces the presence of changelings in the arena. He then comes to protect Jim from Ms. Nomura and serve as his bodyguard.



* HonorBeforeReason: Jim doesn't tell his mother that they broke into the museum because they thought Ms. Nomura was in danger from the goblins, or from an unknown danger rather. Not that it would have mattered, but still.
* IdiotBall: Jim threatening Ms. Nomura in front of his mother after apologizing. If Ms. Nomura hadn't drugged Barbara's tea, he would have looekd like an idiot.
* IOweYouMyLife: Draal comes to live with Jim because the latter spared and thus dishonored him. He also believes Jim when the latter was telling the trolls that changelings had returned.



* NiceJobFixingItVillain: By attacking Jim at his house, Ms. Nomura reveals to Draal the existence of changelings.
* PetTheDog:
** Considering Jim was close to finding out the plan to rebuild the Bridge, Mr. Strickler was kind to "convince" Ms. Nomura not to press charges against him. It has the added bonus that he asks Barbara out on a date.
** Ms. Nomura drugs Barbara rather than use her as a hostage against Jim.



* SlippingAMickey: Nomura spikes Barbra's tea so that she could kill Jim with no trouble.

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* SlippingAMickey: Nomura spikes Barbra's Barbara's tea so that she could kill Jim with no trouble.


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* VillainBall: Ms. Nomura is already on the outs with Strickler and Bular for nearly revealing the plan to Jim and Toby. So of course she goes against Strickler's directive to attack Jim at his house. Even if Draal hadn't been there, Strickler would have been less than amused to find that she disobeyed his orders.
* YouHaveFailedMe: Subverted. Bular nearly kills Nomura for failing in her mission, but she reveals that she's found a fetch, to make more changelings.


* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Zigzagged. The first time Jim does, it takes Draal completely by surprise, but the second time Draal hits the sword out of the air mid flight which temporarily disables his ability to summon it.
-->'''Jim''': Aaaaand there goes that move...


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* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Zigzagged. The first time Jim does, it takes Draal completely by surprise, but the second time Draal hits the sword out of the air mid flight which temporarily disables his ability to summon it.
-->'''Jim''': Aaaaand there goes that move...


* ChekhovsSkill: Jim tries to use the amulet against Nomura, but he accidentally drops it before he gets the chance. He opts not to recover it hoping this will [[ClingyMacGuffin count as him trying to throw it away]].

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* ChekhovsSkill: Jim tries to use the amulet against Nomura, but he accidentally drops it before he gets the chance. He opts not to recover it it, hoping this will [[ClingyMacGuffin count as him trying to throw it away]].



* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Zigzagged. The first time Jim does it takes Draal completely by surprise, but the second time Draal hits the sword out of the air mid flight which temporarily disables his ability to summon it.

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* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Zigzagged. The first time Jim does does, it takes Draal completely by surprise, but the second time Draal hits the sword out of the air mid flight which temporarily disables his ability to summon it.


Jim preps for a high-stakes rematch against Draal, the amulet's seemingly rightful heir. But their animosity gives way to a surprising partnership.

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Jim [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/trollhunters_cruel_mercy_jim_draal.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:How the mighty have fallen...]]Jim
preps for a high-stakes rematch against Draal, the amulet's seemingly rightful heir. But their animosity gives way to a surprising partnership.



-->'''Jim''': ''(Opening the medicine cabinet to find the amulet there}'' Yes! Thank you!

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-->'''Jim''': ''(Opening the medicine cabinet to find the amulet there}'' there)'' Yes! Thank you!


* DefeatMeansFriendship: After Jim defeats Draal in combat, but refuses to kill him, Draal becomes disgraced and unable to show his face in Trollmarket. He decides to live with Jim as his bodyguard instead, and the two form a friendship.

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* DefeatMeansFriendship: After Jim defeats Draal in combat, but refuses to kill him, Draal becomes disgraced and unable to show his face in Trollmarket. He decides to live with Jim as his bodyguard instead, and becoming the two form a start of their eventual friendship.

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* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Zigzagged. The first time Jim does it takes Draal completely by surprise, but the second time Draal hits the sword out of the air mid flight which temporarily disables his ability to summon it.
-->'''Jim''': Aaaaand there goes that move...

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* ChekhovsSkill: Jim tries to use the amulet against Nomura, but he accidentally drops it before he gets the chance. He opts not to recover it hoping this will [[ClingyMacGuffin count as him trying to throw it away]].
-->'''Jim''': ''(Opening the medicine cabinet to find the amulet there}'' Yes! Thank you!


* DeadManWriting: Jim writes a series of letters to various people (Toby, Claire, his mother) when he believes that he would die in battle against Draal. [[spoiler:Later in the series, it is revealed that Barbara was the only one who didn't open her letter.]]

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* DeadManWriting: Jim writes a series of letters to various people (Toby, Claire, his mother) when he believes that he would die in battle against Draal. [[spoiler:Later in the series, it is revealed that Barbara was the only one who didn't open her letter.]]



* TranslatorMicrobes: It is revealed that the Amulet is able to translate Troll-language to English and vice versa.

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* TranslatorMicrobes: It is revealed that the Amulet is able to translate Troll-language to English and vice versa.versa.
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Jim preps for a high-stakes rematch against Draal, the amulet's seemingly rightful heir. But their animosity gives way to a surprising partnership.

!! Tropes for this episode include:
* BossArenaIdiocy: Jim uses one of the swinging pendulums to knock Draal onto the edge of a cliff, leaving him vulnerable for a finishing blow.
* ChefOfIron: Jim was able to defend himself against Nomura by using various utensils and devices in the kitchen.
* CruelMercy: Inadvertently enacted when Jim spares Draal's life, the trolls of Troll Market booing him for surviving his loss, leading to Draal's self-exile.
* DeadManWriting: Jim writes a series of letters to various people (Toby, Claire, his mother) when he believes that he would die in battle against Draal. [[spoiler:Later in the series, it is revealed that Barbara was the only one who didn't open her letter.]]
* DefeatMeansFriendship: After Jim defeats Draal in combat, but refuses to kill him, Draal becomes disgraced and unable to show his face in Trollmarket. He decides to live with Jim as his bodyguard instead, and the two form a friendship.
* GroinAttack: Jim enacts Rule Three to gain an edge against Draal.
* InvoluntaryBattleToTheDeath: Blinky claims that to challenge a troll's honor would mean this, Jim's rematch with Draal meant as a DuelToTheDeath.
* TheMagnificent: Draal "the Destroyer"
* RollingAttack: Draal does this during combat.
* SlippingAMickey: Nomura spikes Barbra's tea so that she could kill Jim with no trouble.
* TranslatorMicrobes: It is revealed that the Amulet is able to translate Troll-language to English and vice versa.

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