The BEST episodes of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny

Every episode of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny!

Set in C.E. 73, two years after the peace treaty between ZAFT and the Earth Alliance was signed in Gundam SEED, members of the Earth Alliance special task force known as Phantom Pain hi-jack three advanced mobile suits from a ZAFT armoury base during a meeting between Orb representative Cagalli Yula Athha and new ZAFT chairman Gilbert Durandal. What begins as a pursuit of this band of Extended Naturals by Orb refugee Shinn Asuka, Athrun Zala, and the crew of the Minerva, escalates into cataclysmic circumstances which lead to the declaration of yet another war.

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The End of the World
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9.38
29 votes

#1 - The End of the World

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/20/2004

The battle on Junius-7 instifies, as the Gaia, Chaos & Abyss make the Joule team's attempt at the destroying the falling colony much more difficult.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Scars That Won't Heal
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9.38
29 votes

#2 - Scars That Won't Heal

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/13/2004

As Junius-7 plummets towards the Earth, the Minerva team-up with the Joule team to try and destroy it.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
The Promise
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9.38
29 votes

#3 - The Promise

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 4/16/2005

Shinn rushes an injured Stellar aboard the Minerva. Once aboard, he learns startling information about Stellar. Elsewhere, Lacus decides to go to PLANT and scope the situation out.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Sword of the Blue Skies
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9.38
29 votes

#4 - Sword of the Blue Skies

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/19/2005

An EF fleet led by Orb forces heads towards to Black Sea to deal a critical blow to ZAFT. However, a third party is waiting in the wings to stop the battle.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Bared Fangs
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9.38
29 votes

#5 - Bared Fangs

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/11/2004

Eager for retaliation, the Atlantic Federation declares war on ZAFT (who they blame for the Junius-7 drop). In defense of the oncoming nuclear onslaught, ZAFT unleashes its newest weapon, the Neutron Stampeder, against the Atlantic Federation forces.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
The Soldier's Life
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8.41
29 votes

#6 - The Soldier's Life

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/12/2005

The Minerva lands at ZAFT's Muhamal base and gets details on their next assignment. Later, Athrun has a "heart-to-heart" conversation with Shinn.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Refrain
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8.41
29 votes

#7 - Refrain

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 7/30/2005

Athrun and Kira share their thoughts of what has happened during the war.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
The Song of Truth
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8.41
29 votes

#8 - The Song of Truth

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 9/3/2005

The crew of the Minerva enjoys some downtime after their string of battles. Meanwhile at the Lunar city, Copernicus, Lacus receives a message from Meer.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Legacy of Gold
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8.21
57 votes

#9 - Legacy of Gold

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 7/23/2005

After Zaft's ultimatum requesting Djibril, Yuuna gives the obvious lie of Djibril not being in Orb in a public announcement. Following the announcement, Zaft begins its invasion of Orb. Cagalli is given her father's will: the mobile suit Orb-01 Akatsuki, arrests Yuuna and reforms Orb's defense against Zaft. Later, the Minerva arrives and Destiny launches to confront the Akatsuki...

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Thunder in the Dark
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8.21
57 votes

#10 - Thunder in the Dark

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 7/2/2005

Shinn is reluctant to shoot down Athrun's Gouf. However, Rey manages to relieve him of his doubts and convinces him to shoot down Athrun and Meyrin!

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Nightmare
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8.21
57 votes

#11 - Nightmare

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 6/11/2005

As the Arch-Angel makes its way towards Orb, it is attacked by the Minerva. Having studied up on the Freedom, Shinn prepares to destroy it.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Unfulfilled Feelings
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8.21
57 votes

#12 - Unfulfilled Feelings

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 4/23/2005

In Space, Lacus & Andy reunite with the Eternal and its crew. Lunamaria reports her findings from Athrun's rende-vous with Kira to Talia as Stellar's condition worsens. Elsewhere, Miriallia rejoins the ArchAngel and decodes a message that informs the group of an upcoming battle between Minerva and ORB/Phantom Pain.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
The Place of Sin
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8.21
57 votes

#13 - The Place of Sin

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/9/2005

The Minerva crew investigates the Lodonia Laboratory and learns the secret behind the EA's "Living CPU's." After hearing her "trigger," Stellar rushes off in Gaia to protect the lab, her birthplace.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
The Shadows of War
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8.21
57 votes

#14 - The Shadows of War

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/26/2005

Cagalli's attempts to stop the Orb fleet fails and a battle between the Minerva, Orb/EA fleet and the Arch-Angel breaks out.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Wandering Eyes
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8.21
57 votes

#15 - Wandering Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/12/2005

After a misunderstanding between Athrun, Lunamaria and Meer, Shinn takes advantage of his shore leave by exploring the countryside. On his travels he stumbles across Stellar dancing on a cliff, she then accidentally falls into the sea. Shinn dives in after her. While waiting to be rescued, Shinn and Stellar share some bonding time.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Past
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8.21
57 votes

#16 - Past

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/5/2005

Shinn narrates flashbacks covering the events that have transpired in Gundam SEED and SEED Destiny. He also sheds some light on how he got to the PLANT's after his tragic loss in Orb.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
The Hidden Truth
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8.21
57 votes

#17 - The Hidden Truth

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/26/2005

The Minerva lands on the Black Sea town of Diokia. In Diokia the Minerva pilots are welcomed by Dullindal, who shares a discussion on war with them.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Struggle in the Indian Ocean
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8.21
57 votes

#18 - Struggle in the Indian Ocean

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/5/2005

The Minerva engages Neo and the 3 stolen Gundams in a battle over the Indian Ocean.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Resurrected Wings
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8.21
57 votes

#19 - Resurrected Wings

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/8/2005

As the crew congratulate Shinn on his job well done, Kira takes the Freedom out into battle once more to take out the assassins that are after Lacus.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Blood in the Water
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8.21
57 votes

#20 - Blood in the Water

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/25/2004

After departing Orb, the Minerva is thrown into battle against an Atlantic Federation fleet. Due to their new alliance with the Federation, Orb quickly sets up a baracade of ships preventing the Minerva from retreat back to the safety of Orb territory.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
A Father's Spell
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8.21
57 votes

#21 - A Father's Spell

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/18/2004

As Athrun meets with Dullindal, the Dullindal-endorsed psedo-Lacus, Meer Campbell, rallies the citizens of the PLANT's look away from war and look towards peace. Later, Dullindal offers Athrun a chance to pilot the Saviour Gundam.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Stardust Battlefield
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8.21
57 votes

#22 - Stardust Battlefield

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/6/2004

During the battle with the Girty Lue, Athrun helps the Minerva out of a bind with his strategizing.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Warning Shots
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8.21
57 votes

#23 - Warning Shots

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/23/2004

After the Minerva launches from Armory-1, the battle against the Girty Lue ends, for the time being. However, Girty Lue launches another attack preventing the crew from having much time to regroup.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Those Who Call for War
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8.21
57 votes

#24 - Those Who Call for War

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/16/2004

Shinn continues to battle the three stolen Gundams. In the midst of the battle, the three Gundams work to escape from Armory-1 and rendevous with their ship, Earth's "Girtty Lue", which is under the command of the mysterious Neo Roanoake.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda
Angry Eyes
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8.21
57 votes

#25 - Angry Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/9/2004

It's now CE 73 and three of ZAFT's new Gundams are stolen. During the Gundam-Jack, Cagalli, now Orb's head of state, and Athrun, now her bodyguard, are meeting with Zaft's new head honcho.

Directors: Mitsuo Fukuda

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