The Best Episodes of Hunter x Hunter
Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018
Gon's father, long believed to be dead, is still alive and was once one of the greatest Hunters in existance. Gon believes he will be able to meet his father once he himself becomes a Hunter. However, before he can become a Hunter, he has to pass the Hunter Exam first, an exam made of numerous tasks and dangerous trials.
#1 - Dispute x Break-Up x Swinging Fist
Season 2 - Episode 6
Negotiations between Kuraptikas team and the Genei Ryodan are initiated to exchange Kuroro for Killua and Gon.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - Report x Darkness x Released Chain
Season 2 - Episode 5
The plan is put into action: The boss of the Ryodan, Chrollo Lucilfer is captured by Kuraptika. Gon and Killua however, are unable to escape.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - Contact x Razor x A United Front
Season 4 - Episode 4
Gon and Killua continue playing and have more than 50 cards (out of the 100 required to finish the game). The Bomber and his team have 96 card while a united front rises to monopolize one of the cards they still need.
#11 - Game x Everything Cleared x Finale
Season 4 - Episode 14
Everybody in Greed Island participates in a quiz. Gon scores the highest with 87 correct out of 99 questions, wins card #00, and gets instructions to go to Greed Island Castle. There he meets 2 other game masters who give him his reward, a small binder which can be used to take three Greed Island cards out into the "real" world. With Killua and Biscuit they finish the game and leave Greed Island. Once outside Gon and Killua uses the card Accompany to fly to the player with the codename "Nigg", which Gon believes is an alias of his father, Ging. This episode ends exactly at Chapter 185, page 10-11 of the manga.
#12 - 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.
#13 - Spider Reunion X Zoaldyeck Family X Final Battle
Season 1 - Episode 61
Some assassins battle Kururo but in vain. Mafia dons become impatient, and the Zoldycks calm them down. Zeno extends his En to 100 m radius, searching the building to find Kururo. Other Genei Ryodan members advance, easily slauthering the entire mafia force. Kuraptika notices Neon's pictures on Internet (on hunters-only website) and reports this to Nostrado, who also arrives at the auction.
#14 - 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.
#15 - An Encounter x Kuroro x The Gold Dust Girl
Season 4 - Episode 3
Gon and Killua start using their abilities get obtain cards, which they discover is easier due to Biscuit's training program.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Kurapica X Secret Assassins X Zoaldyeck
Season 1 - Episode 60
Gon and Killua escape from Nobunaga. Killua tells Gon about Kurapika being the "chain user", they try to call him but get no answer. Neon runs away and is found by Chrollo Lucilfer who pretends to be friendly to get her prophecy. He helps her to sneak into the auction, then hits her unexpectedly and tells the security to call the emergency.
#19 - Start x Spell x Reward Street
Season 3 - Episode 4
Gon finally finds out during the introduction what the save data on the disk Jin left is. Together Killua and Gon take their first steps into Greed Island. They meet a player who sets a "trace-card" on Killua so he can find him later to steal a card from him. Killua and Gon go to a town and get their first cards. During the game they see a man they saw during the "Greed Island player's exam" die from a mysterious bomb.
#20 - Spider`s Nest X Captured X Assassin Technique
Season 1 - Episode 59
Gon and Killua are questioned about the "chain dude" but cannot give any answer, being unaware that he is Kurapika. Gon and Nobunaga are armwrestling, and the latter cries, mourning the loss of Uvogin. Finally Nobunaga asks Gon to join Phantom Troupe. He promptly refuses, but Nobunaga insists on keeping him until Chrollo arrives.
#21 - Training x Raw Ore x Scissor Hands
Season 3 - Episode 8
Gon, Killua and Biscuit (their female trainer) are attacked by Binolt, a bounty hunter. They subdue him and Biscui gives him a chance to live, using him to train the boys during a two week period.
#22 - Joint Struggle x Crisis x Battle Announcement
Season 4 - Episode 9
The fight against the Bombers is imminent. Gon trains his timing, while Killua and Biscuit formulate a battle plan.
#23 - Stakeout x Preparation x Battle Start
Season 4 - Episode 10
Gon has trained a lot and is prepared to fight. Meanwhile, Battera's secret lover has died and the reward for completing the game is canceled. The battle between Gon, Killua, and Biscuit against Gensuru and his comrades begins.
#24 - Fighting Spirit x Gyo x Little Flower
Season 4 - Episode 12
Gon continues his fight against Gensuru and looses one of his hands.
#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.