In the original Spyro series, Spyro (or any of his playable allies,) can hit the locals in each of the various realms, which results in a unique animation to occur with said locals.

Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage!

  • Master Chef - When Spyro charges him, he'll get startled, causing his hat to fall on him.

Spyro: Year of The Dragon

  • Male Lions - Hop in surprise.
  • Cloud Sprites - Hop and grunt in pain.
  • Billy Goats - Jump and grunt.
  • Tikis - Jump and exclaim "Ay!"
  • Purple Villagers - Jump, levitate for three seconds, and say "ow!"
  • Farley the Wolf - Does a backflip.
  • Male Polar Bears - Hop and grunt.
  • Fireflies - Jump (or jump and make a funny noise).
  • Pandas - Jump and grunts.
  • Penguins - Jump and makes a funny noise (in Evening Lake only).
  • Crazy Ed - Jumps and says "Whoo!"
  • Greta - Jumps very high and shakes off (in Evening Lake only).
  • Bartholomew - Becomes flat for three seconds and pops back to normal.
  • Gus - Shakes in terror.
  • Gnomes - If Spyro charges or flames them, they'll jump and make a jingling noise. If Bentely clubs one, it'll make a squishing noise.
  • Pharaoh Dogs - Jump and bark.
  • Moneybags - (while running) - Jump and grunts.

Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly

  • Moneybags - Jumps and go "Whoo-Hoo!"

Spyro: A Hero's Tail

  • Moneybags - Jumps

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy

  • Moneybags-Jumps (now he can react to Spyro's attacks if he stands in one
  • Tikis-Jumps
  • Seals-Jumps similar to the fireflies (note: the seals never react in the original game)
  • Purple Villagers-Jumps
  • Bartholomew-Becomes Flat
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