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* SwordFight: Gabrielle challenges Morimoto to a duel for possession of Xena's body. In a swift motion, Gabrielle dodges hthe general's strike and has her blade to his neck.

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* SwordFight: Gabrielle challenges Morimoto to a duel for possession of Xena's body. In a swift motion, Gabrielle dodges hthe the general's strike and has her blade to his neck.


* AnnoyingArrows: Subverted. Xena takes at least 4 arrows, but she is able to keep fighting to the end. However, they slow her down enough for Morimoto to deal the finishing blow.

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* AnnoyingArrows: Subverted. Xena takes is hit by at least 4 arrows, but she is able to keep fighting to the end. However, they slow her down enough for Morimoto to deal the finishing blow.


* NoThemeTune/TitleOnlyOpening: It is the only episode in the series to begin with just the title and no theme tune to go along with it.

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* NoThemeTune/TitleOnlyOpening: NoThemeTune[=/=]TitleOnlyOpening: It is the only episode in the series to begin with just the title and no theme tune to go along with it.

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* NoThemeTune/TitleOnlyOpening: It is the only episode in the series to begin with just the title and no theme tune to go along with it.


* [[OffWithHisHead Off With Her Head]]: Xena courtesy of Morimoto. Gabrielle later finds out he's kept the dead fo

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* [[OffWithHisHead Off With Her Head]]: Xena courtesy of Morimoto. Gabrielle later finds out he's kept the dead fohead as a trophy.
* RainOfArrows: Unleashed by Morimoto and his men upon Xena's location. A few manage to hit her.

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* ImpressivePyrotechnics: The resulting fireball from the explosion caused by Xena was enough to cause trees to burst into flames burn soldiers and horses to cinder in seconds.


* WeaponOfChoice: Gabrielle uses Xena's chakram and catches it for the first time.

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* WeaponOfChoice: Gabrielle uses Xena's chakram and catches it for the first time.time.
* WhamEpisode

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* AnArmAndALeg: Xena cuts off one of Yodoshi's arms, forcing him to flee.

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* HealingSpring: Yodoshi uses the Fountain of Strength on a mountain to replenish his strength. He used it to regenerate his arm. Gabrielle later uses it to protect herself from an attack from Yodoshi. She also intended to use the waters to revive Xena... until the warrior princess stopped her.


* HeroicSuicide: As Xena can only destry Morimoto as a spirit, she knew that she had to die in order to do the deed. Later, when the souls are freed, Xena forgoes the chance of reviving herself in order to make sure that the souls receive honorable deaths.

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* HeroicSuicide: As Xena can only destry Morimoto Yodoshi as a spirit, she knew that she had to die in order to do the deed. Later, when the souls are freed, Xena forgoes the chance of reviving herself in order to make sure that the souls receive honorable deaths.

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* HeroicSuicide: As Xena can only destry Morimoto as a spirit, she knew that she had to die in order to do the deed. Later, when the souls are freed, Xena forgoes the chance of reviving herself in order to make sure that the souls receive honorable deaths.

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* BookEnd: Xena buries her armor into the ground, with music eerily similar to [[Recap/XenaS01E01SinsOfThePast one of the first scenes of the show]].
* BreathWeapon: Yodoshi uses it to freeze the water under Akemi, trapping her.


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* TakingUpTheMantle: The purpose of the two-parter is to prepare Gabrielle to take up the mantle of warrior princess, from learning how to track people's movements to learning how to use the chakram.


* SwordFight: Gabrielle challenges Morimoto to a duel for possession of Xena's body. In a swift motion, Gabrielle dodges hthe general's strike and has her blade to his neck.

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* SwordFight: Gabrielle challenges Morimoto to a duel for possession of Xena's body. In a swift motion, Gabrielle dodges hthe general's strike and has her blade to his neck.neck.
* WeaponOfChoice: Gabrielle uses Xena's chakram and catches it for the first time.

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Xena deliberately gets herself killed in order to slay the demon Yodoshi once and for all while Gabrielle strives to recover and revive her friend.

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* AGoodWayToDie: Morimoto wants Gabrielle to strike him down so that he would be known as the man who was killed by a great warrior. Gabrielle settles for knocking him out.
* AnnoyingArrows: Subverted. Xena takes at least 4 arrows, but she is able to keep fighting to the end. However, they slow her down enough for Morimoto to deal the finishing blow.
* BittersweetEnding: Yodoshi has been slain, Morimoto is defeated and all the souls have been released from their grasp, but Xena decides to stay dead in order for the souls to have an honorable death. Gabrielle leaves on her own and heads to Egypt.
* GrandFinale: The second part of the story.
* MultiPartEpisode
* [[OffWithHisHead Off With Her Head]]: Xena courtesy of Morimoto. Gabrielle later finds out he's kept the dead fo
* SuicideMission: Xena takes on Morimoto's army by herself. She take down a good deal of her men, but she knows that it was a battle she couldn't walk out of alive.
* SwordFight: Gabrielle challenges Morimoto to a duel for possession of Xena's body. In a swift motion, Gabrielle dodges hthe general's strike and has her blade to his neck.

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