Iron Woobie: Despite being a tough guy, Roy's had to deal with some tough stuff when he was young. Then there's when Shade preys on Roy's fear: That his friends (Social Links) only think of him as an emotional crutch and don't truly care for him.
Moe: Roy often takes note that he considers Aigis to be cute. He also has the Big Brother Instinct for various other females.
Narm: During the Perspective Flip chapter, Ryoji describes one of Roy and Shade's wrathful attacks as "fist-bumping through his body".