The WORST Episodes of Slayers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 11, 2019

Network: TV Tokyo

Sorcery Genius Lina Inverse is a redheaded heroine with a hot temper and insatiable appetite for food. She is well known as the "Enemy of all who Live", the Dragon Spooker, Dramatta, and the Bandit killer. She roams from town to town in search of treasure and food. During her travels she acquires a cadre of able, but quarrelsome companions: Gourry, a big, blond, caring, but dumb knight; Zelgadis, a once-human chimera who practices shamanic magic; and Amelia, a justice preaching Princess. Together they make short work of the hordes of bandits, golems, werewolves, trolls, mercenaries, monsters/demons and evil spirits their enemies send after them. Although faced with formidable foes, the crew battles on, whether it be for justice, power, money, a cure, or food.

QUALITY TIME? A loving life?

#1 - QUALITY TIME? A loving life?

Season 5 - Episode 4

Kuppi, the fishwoman captured by the pirates, comes to Gourry under the pretext that he is the father of her two children. Madness ensues as Lina fights to get Gourry back.

star 6.00
2 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
PARTNER! They`re sharing a body?

#2 - PARTNER! They`re sharing a body?

Season 5 - Episode 3

Amelia and Nama get separated from the crew and Amelia ends up stuck inside of Nama. The two then hear about a dragon from a nearby village and decide to take it on.

star 6.33
3 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
VOICE! What`s inside the jar?

#3 - VOICE! What`s inside the jar?

Season 5 - Episode 9

Having obtained the Hellmaster's Jar, Lina and the party hear Rezo's voice inside. Following random instructions, they go through several tasks before finding Ozzel and the jar stolen by some bandits.

star 6.67
3 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
CHASE Never ending pursuit

#4 - CHASE Never ending pursuit

Season 4 - Episode 3

In the middle of an eating challenge between Gourry and Lina, Wiser arrests Lina for abducting pets of nearby rich nobles. Lina protests as usual, but in addition to proving her innocence, she hears that the nobles are offering a reward for their pets return. Lina and the gang attempt to cross a lake to a mysterious and dangerous island.

star 6.75
4 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
Majestic? Hoist Sails for the Journey!

#5 - Majestic? Hoist Sails for the Journey!

Season 3 - Episode 1

After killing Phibrizzo, a barrier that was holding them in for a thousand of years (or so), has been removed, arranged by Phil (Amelia's father.) Lina gets a letter from someone named Filia, who wants to meet her and offers her money (something Lina can't refuse.) While looking for her, they meet up with Zelgadis, who doesn't mind on coming along. His true intention was to go to the other lands and try to find a cure for himself. Filia shows up and wants to talk in private, so they go into a more secluded place. When Filia starts to talk, Gourry does something that is far unexpected. After seeing a tail, he looks under her skirt. Freaking her out, she grabs a mallet of some sort, hits Gourry and runs away. Things get settled, and they meet with her again, just when the boats are leaving. She tells them about wanting to test their strength and disappears. Suddenly a gold dragon appears, attacking the boats. Amelia joins the fight on this golden dragon attack. A few spells go o

star 7.00
7 votes
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NEW COMER? A new voyage!

#6 - NEW COMER? A new voyage!

Season 5 - Episode 1

Lina and her friends search for the Hellmaster's jar to bring Rezo back so he can help revive the people from the plague. Meanwhile they run into a woman whose soul was forged into armor.

star 7.00
3 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
RAIDER! A voice from the darkness!

#7 - RAIDER! A voice from the darkness!

Season 5 - Episode 5

Nama finally leads the gang to ruins where the jar that sealed her soul into the armor lies. Unfortunately, as Xellos notes, this is not the real Hellmaster's Jar, and the Hellmaster's Jar lies in Zuuma's possession.

star 7.00
3 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
A Peace Conference? This is the Dragon Shrine?

#8 - A Peace Conference? This is the Dragon Shrine?

Season 3 - Episode 7

Lina and the gang are tricked to rebuild the temple they broke. When they are done, they demand answers about the prophecy only to have Almayce show up.

star 7.17
6 votes
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Dash! Run for it! My Magic Doesn't Work?

#9 - Dash! Run for it! My Magic Doesn't Work?

Season 1 - Episode 4

While heading for Atlas City, Lina tells Gourry to stick close to her durning a battle (if any) because she has lost her power for two or three days. She doesn't say how, but Gourry thinks it has to do with the fact that it's ""the time of the month."" Suddenly Zelgadis and his minions appears out of nowhere, and challeges them. Dilgear, a werewolf, says how they need to take the Orihalcon statue from them, but Zelgadis gives him the glare to shut up. Lina runs away while Gourry fights with Rodimus (the old man who attacked her last episode), and Dilgear. Zelgadis corners Lina, and she manages to stun him with a light spell to his eyes. She runs away to a dead end where she is just surrounded by water. Zelgadis is right behind her, and Lina tries to use her Flare Arrow, but it goes limp before reaching him. Lina runs away, but Zelgadis uses a Shadow Snap, preventing Lina to move. Zelgadis then hits Lina with a Mono Bolt, that made her unconsicious... Will Lina wake up in time?

star 7.20
10 votes
Directors: Masato Sato
Writers: Takao Koyama
Eternal Death, Final Farewells! A Cry to the Fallen!

#10 - Eternal Death, Final Farewells! A Cry to the Fallen!

Season 3 - Episode 22

Erulogs and Sirus goes on a killing spree, killing on what it looks like to be hundred of Golden Dragons. Lina manages to get away to Filia, seeing if she could get the last item. Filia can't so Lina decides to use the Laguna Blade spell to try and break the barrier. It works, and Lina takes a hold of the cross bow, she fires a shot, displaying it's power. Almayce demands the weapon, but Lina refuses to give it to him. He declarees an all out war on them, but is killed by Erulogs as they come back to the room. Xellos manages to get away and steals the weapon (by appearing in the back of Lina giving her a ""karate chop"" on her next) and runs off with Erulogs and Sirius... what will happen next?

star 7.20
5 votes
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Doubtful? A Letter from Home!

#11 - Doubtful? A Letter from Home!

Season 3 - Episode 2

On the verge on dying, since they have no food on the ship, sea gulls are trying to eat Gourry. Zelgadis figures out that their must be land nearby, and Lina starts to go a lot of wind spells pushing them closer to land. Once on land, they notice several creatures attacking the townsfolk. Lina and the group save the towns people and they reward them by giving them all you can eat food. After their meal, they are shocked to see that the golden dragon they thought they killed is still alive. They rush to the landing site, only to be semi-shocked/surprised that the golden dragon turns back into Filia. Filia then reveals the usual, the world is going to end which Lina is hesitant to do. Filia then gives her something incase something like this would happen. It's a letter from Lina's older sister, Luna, saying ""Just do it."" Filia then reveals they need to go to the temple of the Fire Dragon King, so off they go!

star 7.25
8 votes
Writers:
KEEP OUT the approaching Demon!

#12 - KEEP OUT the approaching Demon!

Season 4 - Episode 11

Zanaffar has arisen from the ashes, absorbing the bearer of the true Zanaffar armor. He is hungry for power and destroys Gioconda's mansion easily. Lina and the gang try all their standard spells but with no luck. Pokota even tries the sword of light, but it runs out. Lina and the gang retreat and rest up. Wizer reports the next morning that the city of Brokol has been leveled, and Zanaffar is growing stronger. Meanwhile, Duclis makes a deal with Zanaffar. Pokota feels he needs to take sole responsibility, and tries to leave the party, but Lina and the gang decline; they will help him instead.

star 7.25
4 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
UNCOVER! The Darkness Unvielded!

#13 - UNCOVER! The Darkness Unvielded!

Season 5 - Episode 8

In order to lure Zuuma out, Radock, Abel, and Lina's crew go on a business trip. While they stop, Zuuma, Gduza, Duguld, and an army of monsters attack. Lina and company learn that Radock was Zuuma all along, but he is killed by Xellos.

star 7.25
4 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
OH MY HEAD! Where did it go?

#14 - OH MY HEAD! Where did it go?

Season 5 - Episode 2

Nama leads the crew to a village that has been being harassed by a headless knight named Hans. When they capture him, he offers one of his jars in exchange for them helping him find his missing head.

star 7.33
3 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
SEEK! Who is the target?

#15 - SEEK! Who is the target?

Season 5 - Episode 6

Upon Zuuma's demand, Lina and company go to Vezendi and find out that a merchant named Radock has the Hellmaster's Jar. As a target of Zuuma, he hires them to be his bodyguards, but they are attacked by two monsters, Gduza and Dugld.

star 7.33
3 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
Where'd That Arrogant Guy Go?

#16 - Where'd That Arrogant Guy Go?

Season 3 - Episode 3

Lina and the gang starts to put off on going to the Fire Dragon King temple, and decide to check out the current city they are in. Needless to say, Lina and Gourry are checking out the food; Zelgadis is wandering around looking at old temples for a possible cure, causing some ruckess with locals; and Amelia loves the view, so she decides to go up to the highest point of the city, drawing a crowd bellow her. After casting a few spells, Zelgadis is labelled as a demon (his looks and spells) and Amelia is labelled as an angel, when curing someone. Filia is upset at this, and tells them that this part of the word could only do simple spells. Suddenly Filia senses evil, and Lina swears she seen Xellos. Yes. It was him. Lina thinks this whole prophecy thing might be connected with the monster race. When finally heading out of the city, Lina and the gang are attacked by someone named Valgaav, someone who served under Gaav. He starts to pick a fight with them.

star 7.33
6 votes
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ETERNAL The Forest that has Slept from the Ancient Time

#17 - ETERNAL The Forest that has Slept from the Ancient Time

Season 4 - Episode 5

Lina and the gang follow Pokota into a forest that suddenly grows misty. They end up encountering Xellos, who is wandering in the woods. The mist reveals a lost city of Tarofshia whose inhabitants were put into suspended animation by Rezo the Red Priest (yes, that Rezo) in order to save them from a disease that was incurable back then. But strange things are amiss as Pokota discovers that someone's invaded the king's mansion.

star 7.33
3 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
Bitter Curve Balls! Gutsy Fast Balls!

#18 - Bitter Curve Balls! Gutsy Fast Balls!

Season 2 - Episode 16

Lina manages to get herself stuck in a situation she cannot refuse. When thinking that if you enter Brass Rackets (like Tennis but with special rackets, and you control the ball) competion, you could win a clue to the Claire Bible. A man, Rudo, approaches Lina after seeing her fight the last meat ball. She doesn't aceept it at first, but does when Martina and Keith, Rudo's rival challenges them. As the match goes on, Xellos and Amelia manages to sneak into the competition, only to be beaten by Lina and Rudo. In the final, Lina/Rudo, and Martina/Keith scares the rest of the opponents, and get disqualified-- leaving Xellos and Amelia the winners. They then find out that the clue wasn't actually for a Claire Bible, but a Claire GABLE-- the guy who invented it. Zelgadis is pissed, and manages to hit Xellos with a spell. As this episode end, we find out that Keith is actually Rudo's son, and Lina and Martina goes berzerk. They chase them with the balls, and the rackets.

star 7.40
5 votes
Directors: Heisaku Wada
Writers:
Pandemonium! Terror of the Cursed Jar!

#19 - Pandemonium! Terror of the Cursed Jar!

Season 3 - Episode 16

In this filler (A.K.A. Useless episode) Lina, Filia and Zelgadis decide to ditch the island. They take a small boat, unaware their is a hole in it. Lucky for them a ship pass by, and they get on it before they could go down with the boat. To their luck, the ship is haunted. The Captain, in form of a jar, tells them to get rid of the ghost, and gives them food for it. We find out the Captain had a jar obession and would do anything (even lose crew members) for saving his ""precious"" jars. We find out the ghost was actually a ship mate that is mad at him. He is a ghost because he can't cross over to the other side. Filia reveals she could help and helps him cross over. The Captain then reveals he can finally cross over too. They are left wandering on a piece of wood (or raft). Filia reveals she took a jar that is decaying. They then realize, whatever that was on the ship must of been really old, and would decay too... including the food!

star 7.40
5 votes
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The Right Person in the Right Place! Amelia in the Village of Justice!

#20 - The Right Person in the Right Place! Amelia in the Village of Justice!

Season 3 - Episode 18

In this useless, filler episode, Amelia and Gourry decides to hang out with 3 old people (and their friends) ""fighting in the name of Justice"" wanting to slay some demons. In the end, the evil trolls (or dwarfs) are actually good, and the demons that Amelia and Gourry had to slay was Lina, Zelgadis and Filia. Lina and Filia got offended when the 3 old people start to call them demons, and started to yell at them. Then the old people fell over, and Lina tried to wake them up (of course they weren't dead.)

star 7.40
5 votes
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Crash! Red and White and Suspicious All Over!

#21 - Crash! Red and White and Suspicious All Over!

Season 1 - Episode 3

In this episode, We find out that the creepy looking man and the bandage man names are Zelgadis and Zolf (or the Mummy Man as Lina likes to call him). Zelgadis wishes to purchase the item that Lina stole from the Dragon Fans, but doesn't tell her which one. Only two things come to mind the statue and the knife. Lina over prices the both items by 100 times the street price. Unfortunately the prices are to high, so Zelgadis leaves (with the Mummy Man) quietly. He tells them they are sworn enemys. Gourry is worried about them being ambushed in the night, but Lina knows better. Someone like Zelgadis keeps his word. The next day, when they leave the inn, they are ambushed by Zelgadis minions. Lina is attacked early one and Gourry had to defeat them all. They head to another inn, where more of Zelgadis minions is attacking them. They get help by Rezo, the Red Priest, who puts a spell on all of Zelgadis minions and make them leave quietly. Lina thanks him, and Rezo explains that Zelga

star 7.50
14 votes
Directors: Osamu Yokota
Writers: Takao Koyama
A Wild Rumor! You Can't Have Smoke Without Fire?

#22 - A Wild Rumor! You Can't Have Smoke Without Fire?

Season 3 - Episode 5

Filia gets trialed in a small town after revealing she is a golden dragon. While on trial, Xellos shows up and puts down the dragon race (Xellos is a monster, and Filia is a dragon. Both races hates each other) and sets Filia off. Before anything can get finalized, Filia destroys the town.

star 7.50
6 votes
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Selfless and Senseless! Pursuit Through the Labyrinth!

#23 - Selfless and Senseless! Pursuit Through the Labyrinth!

Season 3 - Episode 12

After 10 minutes of utter nonsense, Jillas runs away to their main base. Once again, they are split it groups, Lina/Gourry, Amelia/Zelgadis, and Filia/Xellos. Amelia/Zelgadis runs into Jillas, and takes the Sword of Light back. Lina/Gourry find Almayce sleeping and wake him up accidentally. We find out his true plans, is not summoning Dark Star, Dark Lord of the Overworld, but wanting to destroy him. Meanwhile with Filia/Xellos, they decide to split ways when hitting a fork in the Labyrinth. Xellos isn't fooled by Filia's way to trick him also, so they both head in the same direction (even though Filia doesn't know it.) Filia hears voices, and is not surprised (yet shocked) to see Xellos trying to cut a deal with Valgaav, who tells him his objective was to bring him to the Monster side. What will Valgaav do?

star 7.50
6 votes
Writers:
XENO Compensation For Resurrection

#24 - XENO Compensation For Resurrection

Season 5 - Episode 11

Accepting the fact that Rezo must have his body, Pokota steals the Hellmaster's Jar and goes with Ozzel to Taforashia with Lina and the gang in pursuit. Xellos attempts to stop the ceremony, while Ozzel struggles with her own feelings.

star 7.50
4 votes
Writers: Jiro Takayama
The Sudden Pinch! The Terror of the Monstrous Zoamelgustar!

#25 - The Sudden Pinch! The Terror of the Monstrous Zoamelgustar!

Season 2 - Episode 1

In the season's opener, We see Lina and Gourry in an inn, eating, when suddenly a fight breaks out, spilling all of her food. They get a taste of her power by this. Amelia wonders what Lina is up too, since months passed by. Amelia, representing Seillun, goes into the city and hears the fight. It reminds of her of Lina, and to surprise Lina is there, teaching several guys a lesson. She hugs Lina, and say a few minor stuff together. Lina reveals she is here to see the Xoana book, which had several connections with Shabringo 1,000 years ago. Word is, it's about valuable as the Claire Bible, and is only being shown every fifty years. Amelia is about to say something else (why her being there) but lies and tells her she is there for that reason too. Amelia then wonders off, to the castle. At the castle, King Moras, and his daughter, Martina, plot away the kidnapping of Saillune's daugther. They think their forces will be sucessful in invading, Saillune, and taking ver the world! HA

star 7.50
8 votes
Directors: Hidekazu Sato
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