The BEST Episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2020
Network: TV Tokyo
Yuya Sakaki’s dream is to follow in his father’s footsteps and become the greatest “duel-tainer” in history – and he just might pull it off when he suddenly discovers Pendulum Summoning, a never-before-seen technique that lets him summon many monsters at once! But when countless rivals emerge to steal his spotlight, Yuya needs to gear up his game because dueling has evolved into a non-stop world of action!
#1 - Fusion Foes
Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Oct 26, 2014
Putting aside the mystery as to why Julia considers Shay an ally, Zuzu begins her duel against Julia. After Julia summons her Gem-Knight Master Diamond, Zuzu shows the results of her training and Fusion summons Schuberta the Melodious Maestra, managing to defeat Julia's monster and banish one of her Fusion spell cards from the game. However, Julia then brings out her true ace, Gem-Knight Lady Brilliant Diamond, to destroy Melodious Maestra and putting Yuzu on the defensive. Staking her duel on Julia's pride as a Fusion user, Zuzu manages to survive Julia's attack and Fusion summons Bloom Diva the Melodious Muse, managing to stop Julia from obtaining an Action Card that would let her stop the attack and winning the duel. Afterwards, Julia gives Zuzu one of her monsters, encouraging her to win the tournament.
#2 - Swing Into Action: Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 13, 2014
Using the effects of both his newly summoned monsters and the Pendulum Monsters he used to summon them, Yuya manages to defeat Ishijima with his Odd-Eyes Pendulum Dragon and win the duel. Yuya's victory brings a lot of potential new students to the You Show Duel School, wanting to see the Pendulum Summon in action. Yuya participates in an exhibition Action Duel with his friend, Yuzu Hiiragi. However, when Yuya attempts to perform a Pendulum Summon, he finds himself unable to summon the monsters he could before. Believing he needed to be in some kind of crisis, Yuya encourages Yuzu to attack him, but he once again fails to perform a Pendulum Summon and loses the duel, leaving the spectators disappointed. After the duel, the spectators, who learn that Pendulum Summoning requires 'Pendulum Cards' that only Yuya has, accuse Yuya of cheating in his match against Ishijima and storm off. All of them leave except for one young boy, Tatsuya, who stands by his support for Yuya and decides to join the school, encouraging Yuya to try and master the Pendulum Summon so he can once again receive the applause from before. Meanwhile, someone at Leo Corporation prepares to make a move on Yuya and his Pendulum Cards.
#3 - Sibling Standoff
Season 3 - Episode 32 - Aired Nov 13, 2016
Declan and Riley stop seeing eye-to-eye and start going toe-to-toe!
#4 - Sleight of Hands
Season 3 - Episode 33 - Aired Nov 20, 2016
Yusho must put on the show of the century to stop Yuri.
#5 - A Father’s Finale
Season 3 - Episode 34 - Aired Nov 27, 2016
Yuri has one final trick up his sleeve to make Yusho disappear for good.
#6 - A Dark Summoning
Season 3 - Episode 38 - Aired Jan 8, 2017
Shay and Kite step up to stop Zarc after Sora and Aster fall in battle.
#7 - Master of Disaster
Season 3 - Episode 39 - Aired Jan 15, 2017
Gong and Jack fight Zarc and face a familiar dragon.
#8 - Super Duelists
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 24, 2015
Crow takes Yuya and the others to his home to let them lay low, informing them about how the Tops reign over the Commons. They soon learn that Zuzu and Yugo have been spotted nearby and decide to go in search for them. Meanwhile, Dennis, who arrived with Gong, decides to use entertainment to earn some money from the citizens and attract the attention of the media with a duel. Following the duel, Dennis and Gong are approached by a promoter named Gallager, who sees potential in their dueling ability.
#9 - All Duel Hands on Deck
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 17, 2016
A high-stakes duel on the high seas erupts when Dennis and Kite clash on a cruise ship.
#10 - What Lurks Beneath
Season 3 - Episode 29 - Aired Oct 23, 2016
The Professor is determined to defeat Yuya.
#11 - Duel Interrupted
Season 3 - Episode 31 - Aired Nov 6, 2016
Yugo's friends show up to save him, but they need saving themselves.
#12 - A Duel Within
Season 3 - Episode 30 - Aired Oct 30, 2016
Leo wants to join the four dimensions into one, so Declan and Yuya join forces to stop him.
#13 - Road Rage: Part 2
Season 2 - Episode 45 - Aired Feb 21, 2016
#14 - That's a Wrap!
Season 3 - Episode 49 - Aired Mar 26, 2017
Yuto, Yugo and Yuri come to Yuya's aid in his final duel against Declan.
#15 - An Evil Ascends
Season 3 - Episode 27 - Aired Oct 9, 2016
The Professor details the horrors of the most dangerous and destructive duelist to ever exist, Z-ARC.
#16 - Clash Talk
Season 3 - Episode 40 - Aired Jan 22, 2017
Sylvio and Crow duel Zarc and attempt to save Yuya, but a new challenger enters the fray.
#17 - Amateur Hour
Season 3 - Episode 44 - Aired Feb 19, 2017
Yuya and Gong fight for Riley's smile.
#18 - One Way Street to Defeat
Season 3 - Episode 47 - Aired Mar 12, 2017
Jack challenges Yuya to a duel.
#19 - Sora's Secrets: Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Dec 14, 2014
Sora is kept in LID's recovery after his duel with Shay. Outside, Zuzu reveals everything she knows about Yuto, Shay and their objective to Yuya and Gong. Meanwhile, Yuto appears before Sora and interrogates him on Ruri's whereabouts. Sora denies knowing anything but the probability of her being trapped in a card and demands to be taken to Shay. However, Yuto refuses and runs off when the guards in the hospital arrive - Sora running after him in tow. Sora suggests that Yuto could save Ruri by destroying all the Fusion duelists leading, the both of them to begin dueling. Yuya shows up during the duel after searching for Sora, and attempts to stop the duel, to no avail. Angered by Yuto's motive, Yuya angrily decides to join the duel.
#20 - Obelisk Assault
Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired Mar 1, 2015
Selena, believing Dennis to be a survivor of the Xyz Dimension, challenges him to a duel, while Sora and Shay begin their duel. Meanwhile, Yuya, shocked after seeing the Obelisk Force turn the Knights of Duel into cards, once again becomes possessed by Yuto's dark side and challenges the Obelisk Force. After Selena beats Dennis, who didn't want to use Xyz monsters and cause a misunderstanding, she and Zuzu are approached by Obelisk Force soldiers but are aided by the arrival of Declan's team of Youth duelists. Meanwhile, Yuya brings out Dark Rebellion Xyz Dragon against the Obelisk Force, just as Gong and Mieru come across him.
#21 - Fighting for Fun
Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired Mar 29, 2015
As Reira defeats Tatsuya to win the Junior class Championship, Gong, who mistakes Selena for Zuzu, joins the duel in order to give Shay some Pendulum Cards, allowing him to Xyz summon Raidraptor - Revolution Falcon and defeat the Obelisk Force. Meanwhile, Yuya duels against Sora in the hopes of bringing back his true smile, bringing out Odd-Eyes Rebellion Dragon. Before he can attack, however, the Battle Royale reaches its time limit, putting an end to the duel. After Sora escapes and Selena's identity is revealed, Declan appears on the scene, with Silvio explaining the Battle Royale was his way of recruiting duelists to be Lancers.
#22 - Hunted and Hounded
Season 2 - Episode 40 - Aired Jan 17, 2016
#23 - Revival Zero
Season 3 - Episode 28 - Aired Oct 16, 2016
All is revealed when The Professor unveils how the four dimensions came to be.
#24 - Deja Duel
Season 3 - Episode 43 - Aired Feb 12, 2017
The battle royale between Yuya, Gong, Sylvio and Moon Shadow continues.
#25 - Closure By Cards
Season 3 - Episode 46 - Aired Mar 5, 2017
Yuya's visit to the Fusion Dimension interrupts a battle between Shay and Leo; Shay, driven by revenge after losing his sister and best friend, puts Yuya on the spot.