The BEST Episodes of D.Gray-man
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 5, 2019
Network: TV Tokyo
Toward the end of the 19th century, Allen Walker officially joins the organization of Exorcists that destroy the beings known as Akuma; mechanic weapons made by the Millennium Earl with the suffering souls of the dead. Allen has both a cursed eye and an anti-Akuma weapon as an arm, bearing the power of "Innocence," a gift given to him as an apostle of God. Allen, along with his fellow Exorcists must put a stop to the Millennium Earl's ultimate plot that could lead to the destruction of the world and all who live on it.
#1 - God's Clown
Season 2 - Episode 19
Allen engages the Level 3 Akuma in battle. Allen speaks to the soul trapped within the Akuma, and learns that this soul was the one that had previously been calling out to him. The soul asks Allen to save him, and Allen consents. However, because his body's composition is unstable (due to the Akuma's prior attack), Allen literally begins to crack during the fight. When Allen crumbles completely, the Akuma turns on Bak and Fou, partially decomposing their bodies too. Enraged, Allen finally manages to reactivate his Innocence and, and he destroys the Akuma. His new Innocence gives him a long black arm with razor sharp talons for fingers. He also acquires a white cowl that shoots web-like projectiles and is fitted with a mask. Before the Akuma dies, he tells Allen of the gathering of the Noah, the Level 3 Akumas, and the Exorcists in Edo.
#2 - The Name Chronicled
Season 2 - Episode 20
After Allen recovers his left arm, he reflects on his old Innocence while many tests are done on the Ark. The tests show that his Innocence has reached 100% synchro-rate. Bak and Allen decide on a new name for Allen's newly evolved Innocence: God's Clown, otherwise known as Crown Clown. He is then given a new Exorcist coat by Wong, and he bids farewell to the Asia Branch, preparing to leave and board the Ark. Bak gives Allen a wireless communicator in a form of a gold earring, which allows him to talk to Komui. Lou Fa, Rikei, and Shifu return Allen's deck of cards, and Allen prepares to head off to Edo via Noah's Ark. The episode ends with Lavi preparing to engage in battle with Tyki Mikk.
#3 - The Vampire Whom I Loved
Season 1 - Episode 23
Devastated by what he just learned about Eliade, Krory decides to fight her, despite his feelings toward her. Finally, Eliade is defeated and Krory decides to become an exorcist.
#4 - Kanda Joins the Battle
Season 2 - Episode 22
The fight between Lavi and Tyki continues. While Lavi is repeatedly beaten down by Tyki, Bookman and Krory continue their assault on the huge Akuma, but their attacks continue to fail. Meanwhile, Miranda can no longer maintain her Innocence's barrier over the storage room, giving Tyki the opportunity to capture Lenalee. Chaoji and his comrades attempt to help her, but their efforts are in vain. Just as Tyki is about to deal them the killing blow, Kanda intervenes and begins a fight with Tyki. With Lavi's help, he manages to save Lenalee. Tyki prepares to counterattack, but he retreats when ordered to by the Millennium Earl. Marie uses his Noel Organon's ability to paralyze one of the giant Akuma. Kanda then reveals Mugen's second illusion, Nigentou, and destroys the Akuma in one slash. However, before the Exorcists can relax, the Earl fires off a black orb of energy that grows larger and larger, engulfing Edo in the process.
#5 - Weak Humans
Season 2 - Episode 35
Allen's battle with Tyki Mikk and Lavi's struggle with Road's dream continue. Tyki is determined to crush Allen's Innocence once again, and "snaps" after Allen pushes his Innocence to injure Tyki in a surprising move. Meanwhile, Hevlaska writhes in pain as a new general, who has pushed his Innocence synchronization rate past 100, is being born.
#6 - Invasion
Season 2 - Episode 18
The story recaps on Allen being stabbed by the Level 3's thread. It affects his molecule structure and partially broke it down. While this is happening the whole Asian HQ is going into hiding, along with locking down their information so the Akuma can not damage it. Bak awakens the guardian deity by engraving a mark on his hand to trap the Akuma in beams of light that come from the pillars around it. They run with Bak carrying Fou, they go into a hallway and Bak again uses the guardian deity to close the wall, while it is closing Bak sees the aproaching Akuma and Fou transforms into Allen to fight it. Allen begins to cry blood from his eye and when a tear hits the ground his Innocence manifests around him and he warps infront of the gate Bak finaly opens the wall and Allen jumps onto the back of the Akuma damaging it with his right hand.
#7 - Vampire of the Solitary Castle
Season 1 - Episode 19
While on a mission to search for General Cross, Allen is beseeched by several villagers complaining about a "vampire problem." Soon after the ruckus, Lavi and Bookman join Allen on his new mission.
#8 - Melody
Season 2 - Episode 42
Allen managed to control the Ark, so the Ark was repaired with all the Exorcists who perished in the Ark brought back to life. Furthermore, the "factory" egg for creating akuma was half downloaded due to General Cross's spell, so it doesn't function. Chaoji then gains his innocence in the form of two bracelets interlocked as he tried to rescue the excorcists when the fell through a bottomless door; a pair of interlocked bracelets attached to his left hand. They suddenly realise that General Cross, who is a womanizer, is alone with Lenalee. They hurry back only to discover the General and Lenalee appear to be in a passionate embrace.
#9 - Let Me Hear the Lullaby
Season 1 - Episode 5
The adventure in Mater draws to a close as Allen and Kanda discover the truth of who the Doll actually is and then battle the level 2 Akuma for possession of the Innocence.
#10 - Echoes in the Long Morning
Season 2 - Episode 52
The Level 4 appears to be defeated, but is it? In the aftermath of battle, rescue teams are dispatched to gather the survivors. General Cross is sent to Central Office while everyone else must prepare for the relocation of the Black Order's Headquarters. Meanwhile, Krory regains consciousness, much to the joy of his friends. As the Exorcists ponder the significance of Lenalee's evolved Innocence, the "Crystal Type", Allen declares that they must become stronger in order to defeat the Earl. The scene changes to show that the Noahs are attending a ball. The Earl is shown in the shadows with a humanoid shape. The end credits show the exorcists continue their duties; reunited with their innocences and sporting new outfits. The post credits reveal the Earl buying flowers from a poor girl with the letters Fin appearing.
#11 - Debt Crisis
Season 2 - Episode 30
The Exorcists begin fighting the twins, Jasdero and David. The Twins fire several kinds of bullets: blue (freezes everything it touches), red (ball of fire) and white (nulls the effect of their own power). The Twins want Allen to pay the debts General Cross tricked them into paying, which Allen claims are nothing compared to those he had. Soon after, the Twins fire a purple bullet covering the eyes of the Exorcists causing them to hallucinate. The Twins hide from sight and Allen loses Road's key in a sea of illusionary copies summoned by the Twins' ability.
#12 - The Truth About Eliade
Season 1 - Episode 22
While Lavi and Krory continue their battle outside the castle, Allen finds out the truth about Eliade.
#13 - With the Coat
Season 1 - Episode 13
The battle with Road is finally over and Allen is unsure on his reasons for becoming an exorcist, but after meeting a new exorcist partner, Lavi, his sense of reason returns to him by understanding the significance of wearing the exorcist uniform.
#14 - Forbidden Skill, Sangen Style
Season 2 - Episode 27
Kanda, superior in speed, and Skin, superior in power, fight to an apparent stalemate. Skin reflects on his past while barraging Kanda with blasts of lightning; Kanda responds by using his Nigentou. The room shakes, signaling that it will collapse soon; Kanda then activates his Kinki Sangenshiki (Taboo Three Illusions). As he uses this move (which drains part of his life), Kanda remembers a conversation that he had with Komui regarding the duration of his life, as well as a lotus blossom that symbolizes the amount of time that he has left. Suddenly, chains (representing Skin's dark energy) materialize, connecting Kanda to Skin. Skin uses these to throw Kanda around, telling him that the Noahs can never die. Finally, Kanda unleashes a final attack. As Skin falls, Kanda tells him that anyone can die as long as they remain mortal. Sure of his victory, Kanda heads for the exit. However, as he approaches it, Skin reawakens and prepares for his final attack.
#15 - Delete
Season 2 - Episode 5
fter watching Suman crumble away in front of him, Allen meets the sadistic Noah, Tyki Mikk, whose ability, besides controlling the devilish butterflies known as Tease, is to pass through absolutely anything at will. He rips off Allen's left arm and destroys his Innocence. Knowing that he is near his final moments of life, Allen orders Timcanpy to escape with Suman's Innocence. Tyki, with the help of his little card keeper, Cell Roron, discovers Allen is on his death list, thus he plunges his hand into Allen's heart, making a hole in it, which will kill him slowly. As the moon shines in the forest, a pink-haired girl stumbles upon the dying Allen...
#16 - My Mentor, General Cross
Season 1 - Episode 27
After General Yeegar's tragic death, Allen, Lenalee, Lavi and Krory are separated into two groups and sent to look for General Cross and guard him from the enemy. During this time, Allen tells Lenalee his bitter memories of Cross and the tragedy of a good friend.
#17 - Beyond the Snowstorm
Season 1 - Episode 15
Allen, Lavi and Kanda continue their search for the Leaf of Revival, which they assume to be the Innocence. After realizing it is Innocence after all, the three Level 2 Akuma attack to retrieve it from them.
#18 - Silent Coffins
Season 1 - Episode 39
Daisya attempts to fight Tyki, but is no match for the powerful Noah, thus leading to a tragic conclusion. Meanwhile, Allen and Lenalee rush over to Barcelona when they heard that it had been attacked. When they arrive there, they find the bodies of their comrades. Meanwhile, Kanda and Marie finally meet up with General Tiedoll. Tyki gets himself lost, and meets up with Suman Dark and his teammates. The tragedy of the war is escalating, even the Noahs appear sober in comparison to their previous antics. Back in the Black Order, Komui is forced to show a more ruthless side as he forbids the Finders from telling the decreased's families of the deaths. Tiedoll and his exorcists briefly meet Allen and Lenalee, and tells them that Timcampy could be their guide for Cross.
#19 - The One Who Sells Souls, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 29
The Millennium Earl is seen bouncing about cheerfully, answering several phone calls and confirming business deals. Allen and Lenalee arrive at Liverpool to meet Mother, who took care of Allen during his training years with General Cross, to ask her about his master's whereabouts. Both exorcists soon discover akuma in the area and a possible conspiracy at a local hospital.
#20 - The General's Chains
Season 1 - Episode 25
Having been sent by Komui to deliver a package to General Kevin Yeegar, Allen arrives at Holland, but the general does not show up. Finding out that General Yeegar went to Belgium to investigate a newly-discovered Innocence, Allen heads for Belgium as well. There he meets Yeegar for the first time and discovers what a nice and kind person he truly is.
#21 - Attack on Headquarters
Season 2 - Episode 46
A violent battle ensues with Allen and Bookman fighting Lulubell's army of Level 3 Akuma, while the science department is slowly turned into a colony of Skulls.
#22 - The Power of Generals
Season 2 - Episode 47
Allen exorcises numerous Akuma but they won't stop coming at him, their aim being to prevent the exorcists from reaching the egg.In the meantime, Lulu Bell opens a new gate that will take the kidnapped Allen and the egg back to the Earl. Will she be able to make a clean escape?
#23 - Transcendent One
Season 2 - Episode 36
After exceeding critical point, Allen's power and synch-rate with his Innocence has exponentially increased. His new sword, which resembles the Earl's, scares the Noah upon first sight of its power. As Allen escapes from Tyki's vacuum, Lenalee and Chaoji attempt to escape Road's cell, but hurt themselves in the process. Meanwhile, Tyki defends against Allen's Innocence and remembers events from his "white" side and his "black" side. Allen finally breaks through the defenses and cuts him. Thinking he should be dead, Tyki and the others are confused to see he has suffered no apparent damage yet felt pain. Allen reveals purpose: to save the human, or "white" side, of Tyki Mikk. Stigmata form where the cut should be and Tyki begins to feel the pain of the Noah inside him dying. As Road watches in horror, Allen exorcises the Noah from Tyki and the Noah's gray skin and forehead stigmata fade away. But Chaoji is suddenly stabbed by Road's candles. After watching her family member exorcised, Road surrounded them with candle stakes and swore her revenge, deciding to destroy Lavi's mind trapped within her. Meanwhile, Lavi realizes that his illusionary environment can still hurt him. Surrounded by his "dead" allies come back to life, Lavi prepares to attack the illusions.
#24 - Clown and Auguste
Season 2 - Episode 24
The battle in Edo continues. After greeting the Earl, Allen vows to protect Lenalee. The Earl retaliates and thus begins fighting Allen. During the fight, the Earl reveals some of his hidden abilities by turning Lero into a sword. Eventually, Allen hits the Earl with a Cross Grave attack, but the Earl seems unaffected. The Earl laughs and assures Allen that they will continue their fight another time, and he fires a purple orb of energy, which causes a massive explosion. When the smoke clears, The Earl, Tyki, and Skin are gone, and the Exorcists are in confusion. Inside the Ark, The Earl reveals to Tyki that both Allen and his Innocence are still alive. In Edo, the Exorcists seize their chance to heal and regroup. Despite General Tiedoll's warning of the upcoming dangers, General Cross' group decides to keep moving forward. Lenalee awakens and thanks Allen for trying so hard to save Suman. A pentacle suddenly appears on the ground, and Lenalee is kidnapped by Lero and disappears.
#25 - Miranda Lotto's Feelings
Season 1 - Episode 11
The terrible realization that Road Kamelot is a human horrifies Allen, who cannot understand why a human and akuma work together. The talking umbrella Lero chastises Road for going against the Earl's plans, but Road points out this little incident was only to 'spice things up'. To prove herself as different from regular humans, Road stabs herself with Allen's Innocence, only to recover right in front of him quickly. She stabs Allen in the cursed eye, and makes to kill Miranda, but Allen rescues her. Through this Miranda has a realization about herself, which causes a reaction from the Innocence.