The Best Episodes of Berserk (2016)
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2019
Now branded for death and destined to be hunted by demons until the day he dies, Guts embarks on a journey to defy such a gruesome fate, as waves of beasts relentlessly pursue him. Steeling his resolve, he takes up the monstrous blade Dragonslayer and vows to exact vengeance on the one responsible, hunting down the very man he once looked up to and considered a friend. Along the way, he encounters some unlikely allies, such as a small elf named Puck, and Isidro, a young thief looking to learn swordsmanship from the former mercenary. As the ragtag group slowly comes together after having decided to join Guts in his quest, they will face incredible danger unlike anything they have ever experienced before.
#1 - The Corruption of Qliphoth
Season 2 - Episode 8
Farnese and Casca have been taken by the trolls to Qliphoth, an astral place between life and death. Just as Guts and his party save them, a member of God Hand appears...
#2 - The Berserker Armor
Season 2 - Episode 9
After rescuing Casca and Farnese, Guts has retained grievous injuries from his encounter in the spiritual realm. The group decides to take Guts back to Flora for treatment, only to discover that Griffith has sent an assault force to kill Flora.
#3 - The Arcana of Invocation
Season 2 - Episode 7
Schierke's shield withholds against the trolls, but an Ogre and Kelpie appear and cause further havoc. As Guts and Serpico fight them off, Schierke loses control of the water spirit and the town floods. Just as everything washes away, two fall in...
#4 - Blood Flow of the Dead
Season 1 - Episode 9
As Luca leads Guts, Ishidro, and Puck into the tower, Casca is brought to the torture chamber. Just as Mozgus attempts to torture her, however, there is an unexpected turn of events...
#5 - Proclaimed Omens
Season 2 - Episode 11
Guts and party resume their journey to Puck’s home, an island called Skellig that exist between the planes and is home to both elves and mages. Skull Knight warns Guts of the effects of using the Berserker Armor. At night they are attacked by giant humanoid crocodiles controlled by Kushan sorcerers.
#6 - The Black Witch
Season 1 - Episode 7
Guts is finally close to finding Casca, but Casca has caught the heretics' eye, and the Holy Iron Chain Knights are also homing in on the heretics' location...
#7 - Fight for Survival Against the Demonic Legion
Season 2 - Episode 6
Guts' band are not welcomed kindly when they arrive to help dispel trolls from a nearby village. Despite this, they manage to be allowed to stay the night, hoping they can intercept the trolls. Soon enough, the trolls come, but unlike before where there were just a few...the entire heard comes storming upon the city.
#8 - A Journey Begins in Flames
Season 2 - Episode 10
In his new cursed armor, Guts does not feel pain. This makes him near unstoppable, to the point that even one of the apostles of light cannot defeat him. But even if he doesn't feel pain, the damage still remains, and the armor itself threatens to engulf his soul...
#10 - Spirit Realm
Season 2 - Episode 5
While speaking with the witch of the forest, she tells Guts she is much more knowledgable of his situation than he thought. She indicated someone has told her to expect them. Guts is keen on finally getting some answers to all of his questions, but the witch can sense Guts' inner turmoil. She has her young apprentice join Guts' band to help remove trolls from a nearby village.
#11 - Shadows of Ideas
Season 1 - Episode 11
Guts faces off with Mozgus, who has transformed into a giant monster, while trying to save Caska from being burned at the stake. Guts has trouble defeating Mozgus in his current form, due to his body being so hard that even his sword cannot break through. Meanwhile, the Egg has a fateful encounter...
#12 - Forest of Demonic Beasts
Season 2 - Episode 4
Farnese has a moment of self-realization as she tries to adjust to her change in circumstance. Her abrupt about-face surprises Guts and his comrades, but nothing prepares them for the surprise audience with a witch in the forest who seems to know everything about them.
#13 - Winter's Journey
Season 2 - Episode 2
In order to get away from the disasters that the brand brings to them, Guts decides to head toward Puck’s homeland. However, traveling with Casca was proving to be difficult, and darkness was stirring within Guts. Meanwhile, Farnese and Serpico, who had parted ways with Guts in Albion, had renounced the Holy See and were trying to find him. Under the cold winter night, Serpico remembers the day that Farnese had first found him...
#14 - Banner of the Flying Sword
Season 2 - Episode 3
Guts receives unexpected visitors with a surprising request. Meanwhile, Griffith and his force continue their advance, gaining new allies both fair and foul along the way.
#15 - The Rent World
Season 2 - Episode 1
Guts manages to get Casca back at Albion and returns to Godo’s shack. There, he sees Rickert talking to Griffith, who had just regained physical form in Albion. Guts is unable to hold back his rage and attacks, but Zod gets in his way. An intense battle between the two who have improved their swordsmanship begins!
#16 - Reunion in the Den of Evil
Season 1 - Episode 8
As Guts fights his way to Casca, his way is barred by the possessed leader of the heretics. Little does he know that a far more formidable human opponent lies in wait up ahead...
#17 - City of Humans
Season 2 - Episode 12
Guts' group approach the city of Vritannis where Ishidro upsets Schierke about her witch’s clothing. Schierke's learns that Vritannis traded in Kushan slaves, but all the slaves have been hanged as religious enemies of the Holy See. Schierke adn Ishidoro save a group of children from pirate kidnappers.
#18 - Tower of Conviction
Season 1 - Episode 5
Intent on finding Casca, Guts continues his journey toward the Tower of Conviction. Meanwhile, Farnese is already there, witnessing unspeakable horrors committed by those who serve the Holy See.
#20 - Night of Miracles
Season 1 - Episode 3
Guts and Puck are taken aback by Farnese's inability to see the elf. However, Farnese's refusal to accept anything beyond what she considers to be real in her world is about to be sorely tested.
#21 - The Holy Iron Chain Knights
Season 1 - Episode 2
Guts is still coming to terms with his fateful encounter with the monk and his daughter when he is confronted by the Holy Iron Chain Knights. Their commander berates him about his many sins is declares he is to be brought to the Holy See...
#22 - Revelations
Season 1 - Episode 4
Guts returns to a place he'd left two years ago to reconnect with old friends, but finds that someone he holds most dear has vanished. Guts tries to lay blame, but he is not entirely innocent.
#23 - A Nighttime Feast: Burning at the Stake
Season 1 - Episode 6
As Mozgus and his men continue their witchhunt for heretics, Farnese can't help but feel a twinge of doubt. Meanwhile, Guts unexpectedly encounters a familiar face, who brings ill tidings.