Best Fullmetal Alchemist/Brotherhood Episodes


The Top Ten

1 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 19 - Death of the Undying

This is Roy Mustang when he is most badass. I might not like this Lust, but Mustang really showed just what he was capable of. Also, Riza's breakdown was brilliant. - Elric-san

This episode HAD to happen the show was making it very clear he was strong but was avoiding it. So when its shown it had to be epic and it was.

Roy was badass,
Riza was played brilliantly
Alphonse was developed
Lust was defeated
Plus a cliffhanger with hoenheim

They don't get any better than this


roy was badass though

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2 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 3 - Mother

This episode is the core of this series. It shows the relationship between the Elrics and their mother, and why they couldn't live without her. It's emotional and the best way to start the story of how it all began. - Elric-san

3 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 25 - Doorway of Darkness

This episode has such a feeling of dread. The Homunculi are winning. Ed and Ling are trapped. There is no way out. It makes you want to see what will happen next. Envy's true form is also gloriously horrific. - Elric-san

4 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 13 - Fullmetal vs. Flame

Amazing comedy pacing, character development, great fight scene, soundtrack... Just a beautiful episode.

This episode doesn't need to exist, but it's too funny to leave off. We never really get to see Roy Mustang being goofy, so this was a nice change. Also, the subplot with the dog was priceless. - Elric-san

It's such a cool fun filler. Just watch it for yourself and see why.

5 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 27 - Teacher

Izumi never got to shine in Brotherhood, but here, her character has amazing quality. She's brash, yet kind, really cares about the Elrics, but is angry that she taught them to make the same mistake. Great episode, great character. - Elric-san

6 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 63 - The Other Side of the Gateway

The final showdown, and it was brilliant. Every idea the characters gave are stunningly smart and unpredictable. A bit too happy of an ending, but still great. - Elric-san

7 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 20 - Father Before the Grave

Ed's determination is almost frightening. He will push until he can't push any more just to make sure he can help his brother. It's a great episode to showcase how strong Ed really is. - Elric-san

8 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 15 - The Ishbal Massacre

These poor people. This is a great war story, and a brilliantly written episode. I especially love the scenes where you see Mustang. You can see the moral struggle in his face, but he can't stop what he's doing because of treason. Absolutely great. - Elric-san

9 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 25 - Words of Farewell

Why does so many Sonny Strait roles have to die? - TheDarkOne_221b

Hughes death in 2003 is beyond tragic. This character is built up so well throughout the series, but this episode takes the cake with his origin story with giving Roy the support he needs. - BreakerOfStone

Hughes' death is one of the most emotional FMA moments, and it was done much better in the original. You actually had a strong connection to Hughes, so it hurt that much more when he died. We will all miss you, Maes Hughes. - Elric-san

10 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 4 - An Alchemist's Anguish

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The Contenders

11 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 40 - The Dwarf in the Flask
12 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 7 - Night of the Chimera's Cry

This episode showed how twisted people can be, and just how much they can hurt others. Controversial pick, but make of it what you will. - Elric-san

Easily my pick. This was the episode that got me hooked.

Edwards cry at the end made this the best episode.

13 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 22 - Backs in the Distance

This is the episode where I loved Ling - TheDarkOne_221b

Most likely the greatest episode of either version of Fullmetal Alchemist. Edward convincing Winry is such a beautiful moment.

A true masterpiece of television, anime or otherwise. Winry's temptation, Scar's tragic backstory, and the underlying theme of wrath, to name a few. This single episode is one of the greatest 25 minutes in all of entertainment, and should not be ignored.

I don't usually cry. The emotional tension was 98 percent successfully at making me tear up.

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14 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 54 - Beyond the Inferno

Mustang Vs. Envy, Armstrong Vs. Sloth, Izumi, Buccaneer and the Ending Scene...

15 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 64 - Journey's End
16 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 23 - Girl on the Battlefield

That fights with Ling, Lan Fan, Wrath and Gluttony was awesome.

LanFan is a badass

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17 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 26 - Reunion

Amazing action, I almost cried at the end... purely the best in my opinion

18 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 1 - Those Who Challenge The Sun
19 Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 37 - The Flame Alchemist, The Bachelor Lieutenant, and the Mystery of Warehouse 13


My favorite in the FMA series.

Havoc just having brain damage and derping for half an episode was absolute gold.

And a math lesson with professor Jean Havoc, kids.

And Hawkeye's dog.

Poor Roy lol - TheDarkOne_221b

This is a filler I think, but it’s awesome.
Along with the tiny miniskirts for Mustang’s best moments.

This is my favorite episode of all because of how hilarious the entire thing was. It might not have dealt with that much important story, but I was dying of laughter throughout the entire thing. From trying to find Havoc a girlfriend to figuring out what scared Fuery and Falman, this is the episode I watch over and over again and still manage to laugh every time. My favorite part of it is that after Havoc leaves the Armstrong mansion, he is not there mentally for the entirety of what’s left of the episode. Plus, the episode has Black Hayate in it, how much better can it get?

20 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 12 - One is All, All is One
21 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 31 - The 520 Cens Promise

IT WAS 520 CENS! Don't con me - TheDarkOne_221b

22 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 43 - Bite of the Ant
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Top Remixes

1. Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 3 - Mother
2. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 25 - Doorway of Darkness
3. Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 27 - Teacher
1. Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 15 - The Ishbal Massacre
2. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 19 - Death of the Undying
3. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 25 - Doorway of Darkness


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