The Best Episodes of Hunter X Hunter

#1 - Ren x Trial x Everyone`s Step

Season 3 - Episode 3

Gon and Killua have trained and go to do the "Greed Island player's exam" passing with flying colors. Then they say goodbye to Leorio and go to the castle from where they are able to enter the game. Gon goes first.


#2 - Scarlet Eyes X Final Battle X Cost of Life

Season 1 - Episode 56

Killua remembers that his father once was paid to kill a Phantom Troupe member: he succeeded but said it was too hard and advised his sons to stay away from them. Gon, Killua and Leorio spend four hours searching with no results, and Gon decides to get a loan of 100 million jenny for his Hunter License. Kurapika and Uvogin fight with the latter going from 20% of his strength to 50% and finally to 100%, yet Kurapika has the upper hand due to a deadly oath and finally kills him.


#3 - Invitation x List x Rock, Paper, Scissors!

Season 3 - Episode 5

Gon and Killua are invited to join an alliance but decide not to and go on their own. The mistyrious girl follows them. They win their first card in a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" competition. It is card #83, "The Sword of Truth".


#4 - Masadra x Big Stories x Mad Bomber

Season 4 - Episode 1

Gon and Killua learn many abilities from their new teacher Biscuit Krueger. They have to dig through rocks and more.


#5 - Pursuit x Escape x Spiders on the Run

Season 2 - Episode 3

A double chase ensues when the Brigade notice Gon and Kuraptika following from behind while they chase after the nen-copy of the scarlet eyes. Three of the Spiders confront Gon and Kurapika who are hiding in the shadows.


#6 - Meeting Again x Hisoka x Sporting Event

Season 4 - Episode 5

Gon, Killua and Biscuit go with the united team to find information about a card no player has been able to obtain. They find the location of the card, but fail to defeat the game master Razor and his fifteen Devils in a series of sports related one-on-one contests. Gon, Killua, and Biscuit organize a stronger team to tackle the challenges, which includes Hisoka and Tsezuguera.


#7 - Lighthouse x Eigth People x Game Master

Season 4 - Episode 6

After the team is gathered, they easily pass the sport contests, but still must defeat Razor in an 8v8 game of deadly nen-charged dodgeball.


#8 - Exchange x Revenge x Discipline Chain

Season 2 - Episode 7

The conditions for the exchange are negotiated and Hisoka sees his chance to fullfil his prophecy.


#9 - Steak x Marathon x Exam Begins

Season 1 - Episode 6

Gon, Kuraptika, and Leorio reach the first stage of the Hunter Exam, a seemingly endless forced run through a tunnel leading by the examiner named Satotz. They are befriended by Tonpa, a man taking the exam for the 35th time, and meet Killua, another entrant. In the end Tonpa betrays Leorio, as Gon and Kuraptika go looking for them.


#10 - Thoughtfulness x Hopelessness x The Spider`s Downfall

Season 2 - Episode 8

Since Chrollo's Nen ability was sealed, Hisoka looses interest in the battle with him and revealed that the tattoo of his spider status was fake. Pakunoda transfers her memories to six Ryondan members and as a result dies for not obeying the chain's rules.


#11 - Explore x Sports Spirit x Stowaway

Season 1 - Episode 11

The protagonists and others have passed the second stage, and they fly towards the next stage on a blimp. Anita, a girl who failed the earlier test, sneaks aboard to get revenge on Killua for the death of her father. The Hunters capture her, and Chairman Netero offers to free her if Gon and Killua can take a ball from him.


#12 - Menchi x Seriously Pissed x Second Exam?

Season 1 - Episode 9

The group starts stage 2 of the test, which is to satisfy Gourmet Hunters Buhara and Menchi with their cooking. Everyone satisfies Buhara's taste for BBQ pork, but they all fail to make sushi good enough for Menchi. She says all examinees fail.


#13 - Unite x Impact x Bungee Gum

Season 4 - Episode 8

Gon's team wins and they get card #2. Razor tells Gon about Ging and how he became one of the game masters.


#14 - Bisque x Killua x New Ultimate Attack

Season 4 - Episode 11

Killua and Biscuit win their fights and Biscuits true form is revelead. Gon however faces a much tougher opponent: Gensuru.


#15 - Fighting Spirit x Gyo x Little Flower

Season 4 - Episode 12

Gon continues his fight against Gensuru and looses one of his hands.


#16 - Hostage x Insignificant Bugs x Communicated Emotions

Season 2 - Episode 4

Killua swaps with Kuraptika just in time - he and Gon are captured by the Phantom Brigade. The Spiders kill Squala and take his memories of Kuraptika. Meanwhile, Gon's group ends up at the hotel where Leorio and Senritsu have set up a plan.


#17 - Nen Removal x New Year x Hunter Exam

Season 4 - Episode 2

Killua goes to re-take the hunter exam because it is New Year's Eve. He already becomes a hunter in the first test because he takes the plates of all the candidates. Gon still trains his abilities with Biske while the bomber continues to blow up people.


#18 - Electricity x Aura x Special Attack

Season 3 - Episode 2

Killua and Gon go to train individually for their ultimate technique so they can enter the Greed Island game. Killua manages to use his transformation ability to turn his aura into electricity while Gon develops power combining all of his Nen powers. Kurapica leaves on an airplane.


#19 - Cruelty x Determination x Climax

Season 4 - Episode 13

Gon wins against Genthru and takes all his cards. They heal everyone, including Gon's severed hand, and reach a total of 99 cards. An island wide quiz event for the last card is announced. They only need card #00 to win the Greed Island game.


#20 - Jan x Ken x Guu!

Season 4 - Episode 7

Gon uses his new abilities in the dodgeball game. Killua's hands are heavily injured. On Razor's team only he remains, facing Gon, Killua and Hisoka.


#21 - Candle x Policy x Internal Discord

Season 1 - Episode 14

Gon faces the next prisoner, Sedokan, in a match to see who's candle can burn the longest. Gon is given a candle that burns quickly, but because of this it isn't susceptible to the wind, and Gon drops it on the floor and runs to blow out Sedokan candle. Kurapika engages in a death match with the next opponent, Majitani, but refuses to kill him after seeing red (literally) and knocking the criminal unconscious.


#22 - Lie x Truth? x Kiriko

Season 1 - Episode 5

En route to Zaban City, the trio encounter two shape-shifting Rat-Foxes. Gon discovers that the seemingly evil shape-shifters are actually Navigators, who promise to lead our three to the Hunter examination building.


#23 - Rock x Scissor x Heart

Season 1 - Episode 16

Leorio goes next. His opponent is Leroute, an attractive woman. He loses ten hours in bet to her so that he can grope her. He then loses the rest of their betting hours to her in a game of rock, paper, scissors. Killua then faces Johness the Dissector, a man responsible for the murder of at least 146 people with his bare hands. Killua rips out his heart, explaining afterwards that Johness is an amateur and he is a pro.


#24 - Spider x Corpses x Fake

Season 2 - Episode 1

Kurapika, Gon, Killua and Leorio find out that the spiders are still alive and that the bodies were fake. The mafia has given up on chasing the Spiders, but Gon and Killua decide to continue to help Kurapika.


#25 - Giant Wave x Cannon x Huge Rush

Season 1 - Episode 20

The group works together to separate the battleship/hotel from the island before the second wave of the storm hits. Leorio gets stuck on the bottom of the ocean in a diving suit and Gon helps him escape. Gon is then saved by Hisoka. Kurapika is knocked out but the steering is done by a mysterious examinee who seems to be Hisoka's ally. They separate the ship just in time, and a blimp comes to pick them up.