By Sarah Caldwell
March 13, 2013 at 03:11 PM EDT

Nina Dobrev stopped by Conan last night and proved that vampire or not, she can kick some butt.

Conan baited her by playfully saying, “I don’t mean to say the wrong thing, but you’re obviously very attractive, very talented, I just don’t see you as someone who’s like kicking ass.”

That’s when Nina called on four stuntmen — who, you know, she just has hanging around with her — to teach Conan that she’s got what it takes to play an action hero.

Watch the fight below:

Also Nina talked about her mom giving her sex scene advice. Warning, you might need years of therapy just to forget the idea of a mom saying, “Arch your back more, it’ll look sexier if you arch your back.”

After a few weeks off, The Vampire Diaries returns this week and we can, at the very least, expect some great cheerleading moves from Nina.

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