The BEST Episodes of Bakugan Battle Brawlers
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2019
Network: Cartoon Network
Bakugan the battle game was created when Dan and his friends found powerful cards from another world falling from the sky. But they soon realized that it's more than just a game; it's a struggle to save the universe.
#1 - Best Friends Forever
Season 1 - Episode 17
The Brawlers are having trouble finding the Infinity Core. When they learn that their location might be being broadcasted, they shut off their signal.
#2 - Doom Dimension or Bust
Season 1 - Episode 26
The Brawlers head to face Masquerade in one final battle.
#3 - Dude, Where's My Bakugan?
Season 2 - Episode 17
Dan is upset about losing Drago but tries to move on and think of ways to get him back: starting with all out intensive training. Meanwhile on New Vestroia, Mylene wants to close to portal to keep Dan and the others on Earth, but Prince Hydron orders her not to, so as to allow Spectra and Gus time to return, which angers Mylene, who greatly enjoys her new power. Apollonir states that they must retrieve Drago as the Perfect Core is losing power and the other two dimension controllers are growing stronger. While training, Dan faints and develops a fever. He runs out into the park calling out to Drago, lamenting over how he lost Drago. All of a sudden, Apollonir shows up and to retrieve Drago, but Dan regrets to inform him that he lost Drago. Apollonir is disappointed that Dan has given up so easily and suggests that Drago is also upset at himself for losing the battle and letting Dan down. Dan wakes up, with his fever broken, to find that Apollonir has crossed over to Earth. Apollonir, linked to the Perfect Core like Drago, and is easily able to find Spectra and teleport everyone there. Spectra accepts Dan's challenge but brings out Helios to test if Apollonir is worthy of fighting Drago. Apollonir lectures Spectra on true Bakugan spirit but Spectra believes that power is the only way to win and brings out his Bakugan Trap Metalfencer. However, Apollonir easily takes them both down in one hit. Spectra finally sends out Drago, but Dan is shocked to see his friend has been altered in appearance while under Spectra's control.
#4 - You're Going Down Clown
Season 1 - Episode 33
Dan must battle the Pyrus Lord, Apollonier, in order for him and his friends to return to their world. He and Drago soon find out that they're battling a clown. Dan manages to win the battle, but Drago doesn't evolve. When Dan rips off the clown's mask, it turns out to be Runo. In order for Drago to evolve and Dan to past his test, he must battle, and win, against each of the Brawlers.
#5 - Twin Evil
Season 3 - Episode 13
With Drago receiving the Element from the now departed Neo, the Brawlers decide to head back to Neathia to help fight off the Gundalians. Before they can do so, Dan must say goodbye to Julie, who hastily borrows his bike to get to her cheerleading practice. Meanwhile, Ren sends Zenet to steal the Element back via trickery. So, she disguises herself as Julie and tries to take Drago. However, her plan is foiled when the real Julie shows up, throwing Dan and Drago into confusion! However, when he reveals he is leaving for Neathia to help fight, the real Julie expresses that she is ok with it and hopes they succeed, assuring Dan that she is the real Julie. Zenet is forced to reveal herself and battles Drago. She tries to trick Drago by transforming Contestir's appearance, but Drago overpowers her with his new Battle Gear Cross Buster. Zenet retreats and informs Ren that the Brawlers are heading to Neathia. Ren runs to them before they go, but arrives just as they leave with Julie cheering them on, commenting that they will meet soon again.
#6 - The End of the Line
Season 4 - Episode 46
Gunz and Reptak have created a new Mechtogan, Chromopod. Upon his arrival, Dragonoid Destroyer begins to use 100% of his power. He soon goes through a "metamorphosis" that turns him golden and enormous. It is revealed that his infinite power comes from the bond between Bakugan and humans all over the world. With a single blast, Dragonoid Destroyer destroys Mechtavius Destroyer for good. Dan and Drago then meet the original Dragonoid, Genesis Dragonoid, who congratulates them on their victory. He had been using Dragonoid Destroyer as a vessel to speak to them. He tells them that he is proud of Dan, Drago, and the other humans for getting along so well with the Bakugan and being able to spawn Mechtogan. He explains a little more about Fury and the Nonets whom he banished to the Doom Dimension, and how he had never suspected that Nonets' hate would grow so strong that they would be able to escape. Meanwhile, one more brawl still remains left undecided. The final match of the Neo Bakugan City Tournament is finally under way. Gunz and Reptak fight their hardest against Dan and Drago, but despite putting up a good fight, Dan and Drago defeat them, and remain as the champions. To celebrate his victory, Dan's friends throw him a party, but soon discover Dan is missing. Shun sees Dan and Drago sailing off using a boat borrowed from Kato. Dan says that another adventure is waiting for him and Drago, and that he had enough time in the spotlight, such that he wants to let other Brawlers to rise to his rank.
#7 - I Am Marucho Hear Me Roar
Season 1 - Episode 30
Marucho must battle the Aquos Elemental Warrior, Frosch, and he is forced to send in Preyus early when he learns he is battling a shadow of himself. Preyus isn't feeling well throughout the battle, but he is able to give Marucho guidance to accepting his past. Marucho knew that he only did what his parents told him to make them happy, but he didn't like to always be so obidient. This causes Marucho to hate his old self. By accepting the past him, Marucho was able to help Preyus' digestion problem. This allows Preyus to evolve by spitting out his brothers: Aquos Angelo/Aquos Diablo Preyus. Will the combined strength of these brothers prove to be enough to defeat the Aquos Warrior?
#8 - Bakugan Stall
Season 1 - Episode 12
Alice realizes that she may have a connection with the mysterious Hal-G, but doesn't have the courage to tell the other Brawlers. Meanwhile, Dan recalls the last battle he had with Shun. Shun's mother gives Shun a Bakugan, "Skyress", to watch over him.
#9 - Nightmare In Doomsville
Season 1 - Episode 29
In the Doom Dimension, the Legendary Ancient Warriors of Vestroia prepare to test the powers of the Brawlers, seeing if they are worthy enough to save Vestroia. The Brawlers are separated and Julie is left with Gorem to face the Subterra Warrior, Clayf, and a shadow of her perfect sister, Daisy. With help from Gorem, Julie learns that she isn't her sister and she can only do the best she can do. Because of this, Gorem evolves into Subterra Hammer Gorem, and defeats Clayf.
#10 - Masquerade Ball
Season 1 - Episode 2
A mysterious Bakugan player named Masquerade, who is ranked at #1 on the list of Bakugan players, is stealing Bakugan from players worldwide. Dan makes an open challenge to Masquerade, and loses two of his Bakugan to this mysterious player, thanks to a Doom Card, which makes a Bakugan disappear forever. Dan is lucky enough to not lose Drago, but might if he loses to Masquerade again.
#11 - Play Nice Runo
Season 1 - Episode 32
Runo and Tigrerra must battle a young boy from Runo's past (a smaller version of Dan) summoned by The Haos lord, Lars Lion. The test is for Runo to realize how much she truly treasures her and Dan's friendship/love. When Tigrerra is getting hit by Lars Lion's piercing arrows of light, Runo realises the friendship/love that she treasures and says "We are Friends Forever Dan!" in the English dub, while she says "I love you Dan!" in the Japanese Version. When Runo realizes this, Tigrerra evolves into Haos Blade Tigrerra.
#12 - Facing Ace
Season 2 - Episode 2
After the battle with Lync and Volt, Dan, Drago, and Marucho go with Mira to the Resistance base. Along the way, Mira reveals that only a few people of the Vestals realize that the Bakugan are intelligent creatures, while the rest of the people have not been told. She reveals that after discovering this for herself, and becoming outraged with her father for participating in the capturing of the Bakugan, she ran off and created the Bakugan Brawlers Resistance, joining with people who thought as she did. Upon arriving at the base, they meet Baron, a major fan of the Bakugan Battle Brawlers and the 6 hero bakugan. Shortly after, another Resistance Brawler named Ace, highly disapproves of Mira bringing humans to aid in their quest to free the Bakugan. Instead, he challenges Dan to a battle, and says that if he beats him, he and Marucho can join the Resistance in their quest to save the Bakugan. Dan gets off to a rocky start, but he and Ace are too evenly matched. With one win and one loss for each their battle ends in a tie and they become fast friends.
#13 - A Fish Called Tayghen
Season 1 - Episode 41
The Bakugan Battle Brawlers enter Vestroia and realize Vestroia has become a hybrid world where two elements are mixed together to make one element together. They enter the Ventus and Aquos world where they meet Tayghen and Hairadee: two Bakugan of both Ventus and Aquos elements. As they fight, they suddenly see the portal to the next hybrid world of Vestroia is closing and so they agree that Shun and Marucho are to stay in the Ventus and Aquos world to defeat the two Bakugan. The rest of the Bakugan team disappear through the portal into another dimension of Vestroia.
#14 - Bakugan: The Battle Begins
Season 1 - Episode 1
The story begins with a young boy named Dan who has never lost a Bakugan match. While in a match against a bully Dan sees a vision of two Bakugan brawling. Is there more to the game than what the players think?
#15 - Behind The Mask Of Masquerade
Season 1 - Episode 38
Alice appears to be disappearing all the time. Dan goes to talk with Marucho, Runo, Shun, and Julie and ends up finding Alice! Alice won't explain anything and leaves. Later, Joe receives a message from Masquerade, and Dan decides he'll take over to fight Masquerade with Drago to end it once and for all with Masquerade. Dan wins and offers Masquerade to join the Battle Brawlers to help defeat Naga. But Masquerade refuses and takes off his mask. It is revealed that Alice was Masquerade the whole time!
#16 - Grandpa's Got A Brand New Bakugan
Season 1 - Episode 11
Marucho and Runo realize that the combined powers of the Bakugan Brawlers are not enough to defeat Masquerade. Without Dan's knowledge, they visit Shun to try and get him to join. Shun's grandfather tries to get them to leave, but Shun makes a deal. If they win, he joins. If they lose, he'll walk away.
#17 - Fight or Flight!
Season 1 - Episode 9
Masquerade manipulates two boys, Kosuke and Takashi, into using his Doom Cards against the Bakugan Battle Brawlers. He promises that he'll reunite their friend Ai with her brother if they help him. Wanting to help their friend, they take the bait and soon run into Runo and Marucho, who are at the airport to pick up their website friend, Alice. Luckilly, Alice is skilled in the finer points of combination battle, and coaches her friends to victory. Alice has a secret, however, that might just ruin her friendship with the Brawlers.
#18 - Masquerade Unmasked
Season 1 - Episode 39
Hal-G appears to explain the origin of Alice and Masquerade. Because she is unable to forgive herself, Alice then disappears. Meanwhile a huge hole opens up in the ocean and weird weather has been happening all throughout the earth. Through much convincing, the Brawlers convince their parents about the Bakugan. What will they find in the decaying Vestroia? Dan and the Brawlers decide to take a little road trip, to Vestroia!
#19 - Home Sweet Home
Season 1 - Episode 34
Joe is determined to find out where his friends have gone, so he challenges Masquerade to a battle. At first Joe appears to be outmatched, but Wyvern returns to give Joe assistance. The Brawlers also return, and Masquerade realizes his battle is only beginning. Dan explains everything about the Bakugan to his mother, who believes him and asks Drago to take care of him. Naga is revealed as one of the most dangerous Bakugan in the world.
#20 - Show Me What You've Got
Season 1 - Episode 36
Dan's final test is to beat his friends so his Dragonoid can evolve to the next level and become the Ultimate Bakugan. Dan battles Runo and Shun while Masquerade goes to see the Darkus Lord, Exeedra, and he ends up fighting Alice as a mirage.
#21 - Bakugan Idol
Season 1 - Episode 7
Marucho reveals that he secretly moved to Dan's neighborhood, and throws an elaborate welcome party. Masquerade makes a business offer with the famous pop band duo, Jenny and Jewels. The duo crash the welcome party, and challenge the Battle Brawlers.
#22 - A Feud Between Friends
Season 1 - Episode 3
Masquerade teams up with a player with Rikimaru, by giving him a very special Bakugan. When Rikimaru and Dan battle, Drago ends up using a dangerous move to save himself and win the battle. Dan gets angry, and throws Drago into a river, cursing the day they met.
#23 - Dan and Drago
Season 1 - Episode 4
Dan has a hard time adjusting to life without Drago. He ends up causing a schoolmate named Ryo to drop his computer and runs away, hurting Ryo's feelings. Masquerade takes advantage of Ryo's hurt feelings, and Ryo beats Dan in a battle. Dan finds Drago, and tries to make up with Ryo.
#24 - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Season 1 - Episode 8
Dan and Marucho fight against the pop star duo, Jenny & Jewels. After a narrow victory, Drago tells the Brawlers about how the Bakugan came to Earth, and how a human entered the Bakugan world of Vestroia.
#25 - The Story of Vestroia
Season 1 - Episode 14
Lured by an invitation to celebrate their world class rankings, five of the top ten Bakugan players gather at a mysterious mansion. There they meet Masquerade & the evil Bakugan "Naga". They're put under a spell to take Dan & the other Battle Brawlers out of the picture. Meanwhile, Alice confesses that she believes that her grandfather Michael is responsible for the destruction of Vestroia. They decide to take a look around Michael's lab to find evidence of what happened to him.