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.
Kurapika explains his abilities to Gon, Killua and Leorio. Then they set out to find the Phantom Troupe. The Troupe decides to stay and find the chain-user after sensing the location of the nen-copied scarlet eyes.
A double chase ensues when the Spiders notice Gon and Kurapika following from behind while they chase after the nen-copy of the scarlet eyes. Three of the Spiders confront Gon and Kurapika who are hiding in the shadows.
Killua swaps with Kurapika just in time - he and Gon are captured by the Phantom Troupe. The Spiders kill Squala and take his memories of Kurapika. Meanwhile, Gon's group ends up at the hotel where Leorio and Senritsu have set up a plan.
The plan is put into action: The Spider's Boss, Chrollo Lucilfer is captured by Kurapika. Gon and Killua however, are unable to escape.
Negotiations between Kurapika's team and the Phantom Troupe are initiated to exchange Chrollo for Killua and Gon.
The conditions for the exchange are negotiated and Hisoka sees his chance to fullfil his prophecy.
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 Phantom Troupe members and as a result dies for not obeying the chain's rules.
Kurapica contracts a fever while Killua and Gon go to the auction but they do not buy the Greed Island game instead asking but asking the one bought it if they can play it.
Killua and Gon go to train individually for their ultimate technique so they can enter the Greed Island game. Killua manages to use his transformation ability to turn his aura into electricity while Gon develops power combining all of his Nen powers. Kurapica leaves on an airplane.
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.
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.
Gon and Killua are invited to join an alliance but decide not to and go on their own. The mistyrious girl follows them. They win their first card in a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" competition. It is card #83, "The Sword of Truth".
Gon and Killua continue playing, but the card they won gets stolen by some more experienced players. Members of the Genei Ryodan start to play the game with their stolen copy.
Gon and Killua continue to the city where you can get spell-cards. They meet monsters, bandits and more discovering that in a game like Greed Island they're not very skilled. Biscuit Krueger follows them and watches them getting frustrated with their lack of skill.
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.
Gon and Killua learn many abilities from their new teacher Biscuit Krueger. They have to dig through rocks and more.
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.
Gon and Killua start using their abilities get obtain cards, which they discover is easier due to Biscuit's training program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gon's team wins and they get card #2. Razor tells Gon about Ging and how he became one of the game masters.
The fight against the Bombers is imminent. Gon trains his timing, while Killua and Biscuit formulate a battle plan.
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.
Killua and Biscuit win their fights and Biscuits true form is revelead. Gon however faces a much tougher opponent: Gensuru.
Gon continues his fight against Gensuru and looses one of his hands.
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.
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.