Phinks Magcub

No way. I refuse to kill for charity. You come at us. You’re still Meteor City natives, aren’t you?! Show us there’s some spirit left in you!!! Send yourselves off in style!
— Phinks to the transformed Meteor City natives, in ” — Phinks to the transform Meteor City natives, in “ 10 : share 7
  • 2011

  • 1999

  • Manga

2011 1999 Manga

Phinks Magcub



Reading: Phinks Magcub


Finkusu Magukabu


Japanese Voice

Yoshiaki Matsumoto (1999) Kenichirō Ōhashi (2011)

English Voice

Lucas Gilbertson (1999) David Vincent (2011)


Manga Debut

chapter 71

Anime Debut

Episode 51 ( 1999 )
Episode 41 ( 2011 )



Male.png Male


185 centimeter * [ 1 ] ( 6′1″ )



85 kilogram * [ 1 ] ( 187 pound )

(187 lbs)

Eye Color

Black (1999; 2011)

Hair Color

Dark Brown (1999)
Blond (2011)

Blood Type

AB * [ 1 ]



General Status


Phantom Troupe


Phantom Troupe Member # 5 [ 2 ]

ThiefPhantom Troupe Member #5

Previous Occupation

Greed Island Player



[ 1 ] Enhancement * ( 🖱️


Ripper Cyclotron

visualize Gallery Phinks Magcub ( フィンクス゠マグカブ, Finkusu Magukabu ) is member # 5 of the Phantom Troupe. [ 2 ] His physical strength ranked second among the group. [ 3 ]


Phinks has blond hair ( black brown in the 1999 zanzibar copal adaptation ) and black eyes. He is reasonably tall and muscular. His most identify features are his piercing eyes and miss of eyebrows. When he is first introduced, Phinks wears an kit alike to a modern pharaoh, with a aureate, snake-like ( Uraeus ) headpiece ( nemes ), flannel long-sleeved tunic, and a necklace. however, he is most much seen wearing a tracksuit .


Phinks is choleric and rather pitiless. He can be brash and has a tendency to get into conflicts with other people, including his comrades. Phinks seems to get along with Feitan the most and is much seen partnering with him, both in and out of fight. He is very loyal to Chrollo, as shown when he was the first to try to go after Kurapika after Chrollo was captured, despite the objections of other members .

While he can be choleric, he besides has commodity relationships with his mate Spiders. He showed himself to be melancholic during and after Pakunoda ‘s death, specially when he sadly informed Gon and Killua about her death and that she wanted to thank them. [ 4 ] He besides seemed to develop a bail with the Troupe ’ second newest member at the time, Kalluto Zoldyck, helping him understand how the Troupe normally works ( for example, splitting up to hide their abilities from others, refusing to help others if a competition is involved ). When Shizuku appears with her clothes destroyed, Phinks is surprised and is the first one to comment, asking if she aims for a fresh look. He former lends his vest to her, showing that he has a gentlemanlike side. [ 5 ]


Although Phinks is not a establish extremity of the Troupe, [ 6 ] Pakunoda shot him and Shalnark with her Memory Bomb ability because she needed to fire six shots at once, the same count of founding members ( including herself and Uvogin ). [ 7 ] however, it is clean that like the founding members, Phinks hails from Meteor City, a junkyard city inhabited by outcasts that refuse to be character of company, since he was familiar with the elders and the locate itself. [ 8 ] People who live there do not exist in any official records, and the universe of the city itself is known to very few people. [ 9 ] He presumably took contribution in the slaughter of the Kurta Clan. [ 10 ]


Yorknew City discharge

On August 31st, Phinks appears with the rest of the Phantom Troupe at an undisclosed localization in Yorknew City, where Chrollo reveals his plans to steal all the items at the Underground Auction. [ 11 ] On the flush of September 1st, Uvogin, Machi, Feitan, Shalnark, Nobunaga, Shizuku, and Franklin go to the auction and kill all the guests, [ 12 ] only to discover that the auction items have already been taken. [ 13 ] The Mafia follows them to the Gordeau Desert, where Uvogin is captured by Kurapika after singlehandedly slaughtering a large count of Mafia members [ 14 ] and four Shadow Beasts. [ 15 ] Phinks and the Troupe then disguise themselves as Mafia members to rescue Uvogin, with Phinks personally killing Dalzollene of the Nostrade Family. [ 16 ] They tell Uvogin that they killed the rest of the Shadow Beasts, obtained the auction items, and have orders from Chrollo to return to the hideout. Uvogin, however, insists on finding Kurapika to seek revenge. Having no other choice, Phinks and the others return to the hideout and wait for Uvogin there. [ 17 ] After several hours of waiting, they realize that Uvogin must have been killed by the chain user. [ 3 ] On September 3rd, Chrollo orders Phinks and Pakunoda to tail Machi and Nobunaga to catch anyone going after them. When Machi and Nobunaga arrive in an abandon area of the city, Phinks and Pakunoda call their comrades and tell them about Gon and Killua, who have been following them. [ 18 ] together, they easily capture the two boys and take them back to their hideout. [ 19 ] As the Troupe members argue about the boys and their possible connection to the chain user, Phinks says that the boys may not even know the chain exploiter, besides pointing out that the chain exploiter may not normally show his chains. He then suggests not releasing them until they learn who their leader is, with Shalnark quickly adding that the chain user won ’ triiodothyronine be their leader since he is most probable a loner. When Nobunaga says that he wants to keep Gon and Killua around until Chrollo returns, Phinks and Machi tell him that he has to watch them by himself. [ 20 ] Chrollo then orders the Troupe to go on a massacre around the Cemetery Building in order to avenge Uvogin ’ s death. [ 21 ] Phinks and other members quickly massacre police and more than 2,000 Mafia members. [ 22 ] [ 23 ] After the deaths of the Ten Dons, [ 24 ] they use Kortopi ’ s ability to fake the deaths of several Troupe members [ 25 ] and to create copies of the auction items, selling the fakes at the reschedule auction. [ 24 ] Afterwards, Phinks celebrates the gloat with the rest of the Troupe back at their hideout. [ 25 ] On September 4th, Chrollo decides that it ‘s clock time for the Troupe to leave the city, but Nobunaga insists that they go after the chain drug user. [ 9 ] Knowing that Nobunaga wo n’t stop his vendetta against Kurapika, Chrollo uses his newly-stolen ability to write out fortunes for him and the other Troupe members. [ 10 ] In addition to Kortopi, [ 26 ] Phinks and Feitan are unable to have their fortunes told because Phinks does n’t know his blood type and Feitan does n’t know his birthday. [ 27 ] Hisoka uses his Texture Surprise to alter his luck, ultimately convincing Chrollo to stay in Yorknew. [ 28 ] Later, they discover that the chain drug user is at the Hotel Beitacle thanks to Kortopi tracking the copy Scarlet Eyes they sold to the Nostrade Family the night before. [ 29 ] Chrollo tells Phinks, Feitan, Shalnark, Hisoka, and Franklin to stay at the hideout while he and the others head to the hotel. [ 26 ] In the evening, after they capture Gon and Killua again, Chrollo calls Phinks and tells him to come to the hotel with the others. [ 30 ] After Chrollo is captured by the chain exploiter, Nobunaga calls Phinks and tells him to hurry since Chrollo has been taken. [ 6 ] When Phinks, Feitan, and Shalnark arrive at the hotel, the Troupe members begin to argue over the failure to protect and chase after Chrollo. Phinks then receives a call from Chrollo ‘s cellular telephone phone, which is being used by Kurapika, who orders Phinks not to follow them, not to harm the hostages, and to give the earphone to Pakunoda. [ 31 ] Phinks then pretends that Gon and Killua were injured during the confrontation, which causes Kurapika to immediately hang up. After Phinks calls bet on, apologizes, and then gives the telephone to Pakunoda, she and Nobunaga punch him as they mind him that Chrollo ’ s life is at stake. After Pakunoda leaves the hotel alone to meet Kurapika at Lingon Airport according to his orders, Phinks tries to follow her, but Nobunaga stands in his way. Before the two can fight, Shizuku knocks Nobunaga unconscious and reminds them that there ’ s no in-fighting. After talking with Kurapika again, Phinks ultimately agrees to return to the hideout .. [ 31 ] once Pakunoda returns from the meeting at the airport, Phinks asks her about the placement of the chain exploiter, suggesting that they kill the hostages and go after him. [ 32 ] She refuses to listen to him and states that she is leaving alone, taking the two kids with her. Regarding this as an act of treachery, Phinks and Feitan decide to stop her and prepare to fight Machi and Kortopi, who side with her. Gon on the spur of the moment breaks out of his chains and angrily tells Phinks that Pakunoda equitable wants to save their drawing card. Phinks is fix to kill Gon if he takes another gradation, but Franklin speaks up and says that they should let Pakunoda leave with the two boys because the worst-case scenario is the death of the Troupe. He adds that the Spiders trust besides much on Chrollo to sacrifice him and proposes that if any of them are being manipulated, they can merely kill them and start over. When Pakunoda and the two boys leave, Franklin asks Phinks why he isn ’ thyroxine going after them, and Phinks replies that they will try to stop him, agreeing to wait and see what happens. He threatens to kill Franklin a well if Chrollo doesn ’ t render, causing Franklin to give a little smile. [ 33 ] once Pakunoda returns to the hideout, Phinks demands answers from her and wonders to himself why she ‘s holding her gun. Pakunoda tells them that Chrollo ca n’t come there, and Phinks angrily asks if she ‘s joke, ordering her to explain and threatening her with violence if they do n’t like her answer. Pakunoda readies her ability and tells herself that she can fire six shots simultaneously for the like number of founding members. She then asks Feitan, Phinks, Machi, Nobunaga, Shalnark, and Franklin if they will trust her and accept it. As Pakunoda prepares to shoot out her memories, Phinks thinks that the chain drug user is manipulating her, but Nobunaga assures him that it ‘s actually Pakunoda. Once Pakunoda fires the six shots along with her memories into their heads, Kurapika ‘s Judgment Chain activates around her center. She prays that she will be the final as she falls dead to the land. With the members left amazed, all of Pakunoda ‘s memories abruptly flood into their minds. Shizuku checks on Pakunoda and confirms that she ‘s dead, asking the others how it happened. Phinks says that he will explain everything and begins to tell the others why Pakunoda made her decision. [ 7 ]

Greed Island bow

On September 6th, Phinks and Feitan attend the Southernpiece Auction and are surprised to see Gon and Killua, who immediately run away. The Troupe members easily chase after them and tell the two that they have no plans to kill them and that they can ’ t kill Kurapika because it could result in postmortem Nen. Feitan gives him a look, and Phinks realizes that he shouldn ’ thymine unwrap anything else, assuring himself that Chrollo is looking for an exorcist and that they merely need to wait. Phinks assures Gon and Killua that they are merely there to enjoy the auction, adding that the other members have already returned home. Gon asks about Pakunoda, and as Phinks tells him that she died and sees the offended look on his face, he plays through one of Pakunoda ‘s memories when she asked the two boys why they were n’t trying to escape from her since she was injured. She told them that if they escaped, the chain exploiter could good kill Chrollo. She asked the two if they were his friends, and Gon sternly replied that it ‘s because they ‘re his friends that they do n’t want him to be a murderer. After Killua replied that the hostage exchange is the best way to do things, Pakunoda stood in silence as the two boys looked back at her. Back in the present, Phinks tells the boys that Pakunoda was grateful to them, quickly turning approximately as he and Feitan leave. [ 4 ] By attending the auction, Phinks and Feitan unwrap that Battera has purchased multiple copies of Greed Island and is selecting players through tryouts. late on the same day, they attack a car carrying a copy, kill the guards, and take it binding to their hideout to play. [ 34 ] When Machi, Franklin, Shizuku, and Shalnark ask about the game, Phinks invites them to play before entering the plot. [ 35 ] After Shalnark, Shizuku, and Kortopi besides enter the game and learn that Greed Island may be a station in the very earth, they come up with a plan and decide to meet up with Phinks and Feitan afterwards. Phinks and Feitan are seen to have killed Latarza and taken his cards. Phinks suggests that they have a contest to see which of them can kill the most players, and Feitan agrees, reminding Phinks to take their cards first base. [ 36 ] After the Troupe members meet up, they leave together and then travel by boat to the island in the real global. however, they are promptly detected by Eta. [ 37 ] Upon reaching the shore, they encounter Razor, who introduces himself as a Game Master. He informs them that trespassers are n’t welcome and that they can come back using the right way. He then uses an “ Eliminate “ circuit board to send them to six different locations on the Azian Continent. [ 38 ] After Phinks and the others return the good way and realize that Chrollo headed to the substantial Greed Island according to his luck, Shalnark tells them that he must have hired person to play the crippled for him and then use his identify as a message to them. As he adds that the exorcist must be on the island, Hisoka reveals himself and that it was his theme to use Chrollo ‘s name. Phinks tells Hisoka that he would like to kill him now, but says that he will leave it to Chrollo. [ 39 ] even though they do n’t possess many cards, Phinks and Feitan ‘s hostile act style has even the Bombers concerned. [ 40 ] Finally locating the exorcist Abengane with the assistant of their new member Kalluto, the Troupe has Hisoka make a deal with him so that he will remove Kurapika ‘s Judgment Chain from Chrollo ‘s heart. Phinks tells Hisoka to get the job done and stresses that they will pay whatever the exorcist asks. [ 41 ]

Chimera Ant bow

During the Chimera Ant crisis, Phinks, Feitan, Bonolenov, Shalnark, Kalluto, and Shizuku all travel to Meteor City. On their way there, they discuss how the Chimera Ant invasion happened and why some of them came to the city. The Troupe is met by some locals who tell them about the self-proclaimed Queen making a nest near the city and wreaking havoc amongst the people, and how the fabrication is presently dealing with it. Seeing that no immediate progress is being made, the Troupe take it upon themselves to solve the Chimera Ant problem, with Phinks assuring the officials that they will exterminate the Queen by the end of the day. The Troupe members approach the enormous nest and walk justly in through the front door. [ 8 ] With Kalluto surprised that they are going their freestanding ways, Phinks points out that he credibly has abilities that he does n’t want the others to see. He besides tells him that whoever kills the Queen first will become the act leader. Phinks soon encounters a Gorilla Chimera Ant, who tells Phinks that his punch is weaker than a mosquito bite. Gorilla then allows Phinks to get another attack off, and as Phinks decides to throw another punch, he begins to wind up his sleeve and says that around 15 should do it, leaving Gorilla confused. [ 42 ] As Phinks continues to rotate his arm and his aura spikes around him, Gorilla ’ sulfur confusion quickly turns to fear. Phinks reminds him that he allowed him one free punch, and as Gorilla begins to panic, Phinks unleashes the attack and rips the Ant ’ s body to shreds. Phinks notes that his Ripper Cyclotron ability allows him to increase his punching exponent with each rotation of his arm. He says that he still isn ’ t good at calculating the right number, guessing that half as many spins would have been adequate. Phinks then sees two paths in presence of him and decides to let a coin convulse choose. [ 43 ] Phinks is then seen watching Feitan ’ s fight against Zazan, saying that Feitan is fighting better while Bonolenov adds that he even isn ’ thyroxine at the top of his game. When Shizuku arrives with her invest tear aside, Phinks jokingly wonders if she got a makeover and asks if she lost, with Shizuku quickly replying that she won. After Zazan transforms and hits Feitan with some of her aura, Phinks explains to Kalluto how it happened. Kalluto wonders why they aren ’ metric ton helping Feitan, and Phinks reminds him that it ’ s a subspecies, adding that person else can try if Feitan fails. Phinks and Bonolenov then argue about who arrived foremost, but Shalnark tells them to settle it with a coin flip. [ 44 ] Bonolenov wins the coin flip and says that he gets to fight Zazan future if Feitan is killed, leaving Phinks disappointed. The Troupe members continue to watch the fight until the transformed Zazan breaks Feitan ‘s leave weapon. Phinks then facetiously asks Feitan if he wants to switch places with Bonolenov, but after realizing that Feitan is preparing to use his ability, they all start to run away. As Kalluto is left confuse, the others explain how dangerous Feitan ‘s ability is, with Phinks telling him that Feitan ’ mho ability has a wide range and is activated by wrath. He guesses that this version would kill Kalluto immediately, and Kalluto is left scheme that there are unlike kinds. After Feitan kills Zazan with his ability, the Troupe members encounter the transform Meteor City residents, who all beg to be killed. however, Phinks refuses to do so and orders them to show what liveliness they still have left as Meteor City natives. The other members ready their weapons, and Phinks begins to rotate his arm before leaping toward one of the Ants. After the Troupe members easily take care of the translate residents and return to the city, the members decide to stay and take concern of any more Ants that appear, but Shalnark receives a text from Nobunaga asking for avail. Phinks is left disappoint that it was n’t Chrollo contacting them and says that he hates having to wait. Shalnark and Feitan jokingly tell Phinks that he ’ randomness acting like a girlfriend with a puppy love, and Phinks angrily tosses debris at the two hurt Troupe members as they run away from him. [ 5 ]

sequence Contest arc

On the second day of the Black Whale ’ second ocean trip, Phinks, Feitan, Franklin, and Nobunaga are seen aboard the ship confronting three members of the Buor Family in Tier 5. They force them to talk about Kakin ‘s three Mafia families, with Phinks guessing that there ‘s a interlocutor between the emboss and the henchmen. Franklin tells the Buor Family members to call over the person who takes the cut, and one of them replies that the adjacent meet is planned for Saturday. Phinks then tells the Mafia members that their new deputation is to find everyone improbable than 6 ‘ 2 ” and get their board numbers. [ 45 ] On the one-fourth day of the ocean trip, the Troupe gathers together in the crowd cardinal dining hall and discusses the site regarding Hisoka. When the Cha-R Family claims the postpone for themselves, the Troupe leaves without a competitiveness. Chrollo states that they will meet again at that table and orders them to bring him Hisoka ‘s head, with the Troupe members going their separate ways. [ 2 ] Nobunaga tells Phinks and Feitan that they will leave Tier 5 to the Buor Family and search for Hisoka on Tier 4. He plans to retrieve his weapon from the warehouse, and Phinks says that he needs to get something equally well, with Feitan adding that his flim-flam umbrella was smuggled in with the black market goods. Nobunaga wonders if the two are babysitting him, but Phinks and Feitan stress that they do n’t want to give Hisoka any casual to kill them. After arriving at the warehouse, the three meet some henchmen of the Cha-R Family, one of whom leads them inside. As the man turns the recess, Nobunaga stops Phinks and Feitan, stating that he suddenly vanished from his En, with Phinks noting that he can nobelium longer feel his presence. They walk down the corridor, which turns out to be a dead end, and then hear a thump from behind them. They find the man lying dead on the floor with his throat switch off open. Phinks and Feitan coolly keep searching for the items on their own, ridiculing Nobunaga ‘s concern and telling him that his priorities are wyrd. As the three continue to talk, the murder man Luini watches them from his portal in the ceiling and describes them as his idols, hoping that they can destroy the world together. [ 46 ] After retrieving their weapons, the three hark back to the entrance and find that the other Mafia members are gone, but Phinks points out that one got away, noting a trail of dry blood and badgering that it ‘s a ambush. He then remarks that if person had wanted to frame them as enemies of the Cha-R Family, the first cadaver would have been enough. When Nobunaga replies that the murders may be unrelated to them, Phinks asks him if he believes multiple parties are involved. From Nobunaga ‘s answer, he surmises that the perpetrator ran into them by chance and decided to use them, but switched back to his original plan when a fight did n’t break out. They begin to follow the trail and suspect that Hisoka is n’t involved, guessing that the perpetrator ‘s aim is the Cha-R Family. The trail ends at a lock door, and Phinks notices the two security cameras nearby, which he finds odd for Tier 5. After Nobunaga tries to open the door and finds that it ‘s locked, the Cha-R underboss Ken ‘ iodine Wang appears behind them with four armed subordinates. He asks if they are the ones who attacked the warehouse guards, but after the Troupe members say that they were n’t involved, Ken ‘ iodine receives a call from his subordinates about a world who entered their hideout with a wounded warehouse guard and yelled that the Spiders did it. Ken ‘ one is annoyed that person tried to manipulate the two groups into fighting and guesses that he was a gunman from one of the early families. Phinks speculates that they did therefore to fulfill an ability condition in ordering to teleport into their hideout at a late time, explaining the process in great detail and even mentioning Nen by name. While Ken ‘ one asks the three Troupe members if they want to work in concert, he tells himself that they are dangerous and must be eliminated. [ 47 ] Inside the Cha-R ‘s hideout, after Ken ‘ one and the Troupe members watch the surveillance footage, Nobunaga points out that the hit man will come to open the other door. Ken ‘ i asks if they want to see what ‘s inside, and Nobunaga refuses to do so for free, offering to kill the hit man. After Ken ‘ one agrees, he introduces the Spiders to the early Cha-R members present. After telling them that the Cha-R has round 250 members on board, the supervisor Tsudonke recognizes the Spiders and keeps it to himself, wondering if he should ask them for an autograph. [ 48 ] On the seventh day of the voyage, Tajao, the assistant to the Cha-R bos, emerges from the lock board in the hideout, escorted by Ken ‘ one. Phinks objects to the direction Ken ‘ iodine introduces them, making it sound like the Spiders are the ones who requested cooperation. After Ken ‘ iodine gives Tajao his report, Phinks explains that they are looking for Hisoka, who was nowhere to be found in Tier 5. He says that the Troupe members will kill the stumble homo if they get permission from the Xi-Yu Family to allow them to search Tier 4. He is convinced that the hit man will finally return to access the passing leading to the upper tiers, possibly in order to kill their boss. Tajao warns the three Spiders that an ineluctable war might occur depending on where Morena is. He informs them of the rules that the families must follow, exasperating Phinks and Nobunaga. The two guess that the most convenient naturally of action would be to kill Morena. Phinks urges Ken ‘ one and Tajao to find her and assures them that the Spiders will come together to hunt down the murder homo. [ 49 ] On the tenth day of the voyage, after Onior confirms with Hinrigh that Hisoka is n’t in Tier 4, he says that he can give the Spiders permission to search that tier. [ 50 ]

Abilities & Powers

due to Phinks being born in Meteor City, his being is not recorded in any database, which makes obtaining data on him closely impossible. [ 9 ] Phinks ‘ capital force, speed, and hand-to-hand fight skills make him a very mighty combatant and extremity of the Troupe. He was able to kill respective armed Mafia members in mere seconds, [ 22 ] and easily thwarted Killua ‘s escape attack. [ 18 ] The full moon extent of his abilities, however, has so far to be shown. Among the Spiders, Phinks was the moment strong in arm-wrestling anterior to Uvogin ‘s death. [ 3 ] Preternatural Perception: As a Nen drug user, Phinks is capable of perceiving others ‘ aura. He sensed the disappearance of the Mafia member who led him through the warehouse, [ 46 ] and was the beginning to detect Ken ‘ i and his henchmen. [ 47 ] Immense Strength: Being an foil and rank second in arm-wrestling among the Troupe, Phinks is incredibly strong. [ 3 ] He killed Dalzollene by piercing him with his hand, [ 16 ] and was able to restrain Killua ’ mho legs, although the latter managed to break free from his clasp with enough force. [ 18 ] Immense Speed and Reflexes: Phinks managed to keep path of Killua, grab him by the ankle, dodge rocks thrown at him at identical short scope, and intercept his kick, which the boy was sure would have connected. [ 18 ] He killed multiple armed Mafia members by twisting their necks before they had a find to see him move, [ 22 ] and former caught up to Gon and Killua despite starting seated and the two boys having a head begin. [ 4 ] Master Hand-to-Hand Combatant: Phinks ‘ fight style appears to be centered on snapping or twisting an opponent ‘s neck promptly and mutely. [ 22 ] [ 33 ] He is thus adept at it that he employs it as his primary coil means of crime. [ 22 ] His brief clash against Killua showed his ability to effortlessly match the assassin in close-quarters fight, well blocking his kicks and grabbing him so securely that he tore off the bark from his ankles to escape. [ 18 ] Expert in Tailing: Utilizing Zetsu, Phinks was able to pursue Gon and Killua, both fairly skilled in shadowing, wholly unsoiled. Nobunaga and Machi were able to detect his presence, but not his localization or the accurate count of pursuers. [ 18 ]


Phinks is an Enhancer *. [ 1 ] Like the rest of the Troupe, he is well-versed in the field of Nen. He is capable of using at least four Nen techniques : Zetsu, Ren, Ko, [ 42 ] and Hatsu. [ 43 ] Since Ko is a combination of Ten, Ren, Zetsu, and Gyo ( therefore Ryu arsenic well ), he should be capable of using those techniques american samoa well. He besides appears to have some degree of theoretical cognition about Nen, as he knew that all teleportation abilities must satisfy a necessity called “ commemorate ”. [ 47 ]

Phinks’ Nen Type: Enhancement
Type: Enhancement Ripper Cyclotron (



Read more : Umi ga Kikoeru

Rippā Saikurotoron, unhorse. “ Spinning in the Sky ” )

Ripper Cyclotron.png When Phinks winds his arm in a clockwise direction, his aura increases in his fist with every rotation. The power generated by 15 rotations of his right arm was more than enough for him to destroy a Chimera Ant’s resilient body with a single punch. However, he estimated that half as many would have been enough, stating that he has trouble calibrating his punches.[43]


  • Yorknew City arc:
    • Phinks vs. Killua Zoldyck[18]
    • Phinks and Feitan Portor vs. Mafia Members† (Uvogin’s Requiem)[22][23]
  • Greed Island arc:
    • Phinks and Feitan Portor vs. Battera’s Employees†[34]
    • Phinks and Feitan Portor vs. Latarza†[36]
    • Phinks vs. Greed Island Players†[40]
  • Chimera Ant arc:
    • Phinks vs. Gorilla†[42][43]
    • Phinks, Shalnark, Feitan Portor, Shizuku Murasaki, Bonolenov Ndongo, and Kalluto Zoldyck vs. Disfigured Meteor City Natives†[5]
  • Succession Contest arc:
    • Phinks, Nobunaga Hazama, Feitan Portor, and Franklin Bordeau vs. Buor Family Thugs[45]


  • (To Uvogin) “I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard you were kidnapped.”[16]
  • (To Nobunaga) “Deceive your allies to deceive your enemies, as they say.”[18]
  • (To Pakunoda) “Say where they are, Pakunoda. We’ll kill the two brats and go kill the chain dude.”[32]
  • (To Gon) “Got a problem? Come at me. I’ll break your neck if you take one step.”[33]
  • (To Gon and Killua) “Paku was thankful to you.”[4]
  • (To Feitan) “It’s a race to see how many players we can kill.”[36]
  • (To Razor) “Fine, we’ll be back. Through the front door next time.”[38]
  • (To Hisoka) “I’d like to kill you now… but I’ll leave that to Chrollo.”[39]
  • (To Meteor City residents) “So they’re arguing whether they’re dead or just altered, before deciding to retaliate… Always missing the point. This place sure hasn’t changed.”[8]
  • (To Meteor City residents) “We’ll do it our own way… Mow down anyone who interferes.”[8]
  • (To Meteor City residents) “Don’t worry. We’ll get rid of this so-called ‘Queen’ by the end of the day.”[8]
  • (To Shizuku) “If any more Ants show up, I’m here to crush them. Killing ‘survivors’ leaves an awful aftertaste.”[5]
  • (To Shalnark) “This sucks. It’s so frustrating having to wait.[5]
  • (To the Buor Family) “Find anyone taller than 6’2″ and get their room numbers. That’s your mission from now on.”[45]
  • (To Nobunaga) “We won’t give that bastard a single ray of hope.”[46]


  • In the official databook, his name is also spelled as “Phynkss“.[1]
  • Due to his Egyptian theme, it is possible his name is a corruption of “sphinx”, a mythical animal that is commonly associated with Egypt.
  • When Chrollo used Neon’s ability to predict the Troupe members’ fortunes, Phinks was one of three members whose fortune could not be told due to lack of information, since he doesn’t know his blood type.[27]
  • His Nen ability is translated as ‘“Kaiten”–Ripper Cyclotron’ in the Viz version;[43] kaiten being the rōmaji of 廻天 (the base kanji of the ability’s original Japanese name).
  • In Crunchyroll’s translation of the 2011 anime adaptation, his Nen ability is translated as “Karmic Loop Ripper Cyclotron“.[51]

Anime and Manga Differences

  • In the 2011 anime adaptation, the color of Phinks’ tracksuit resembles the iconic Gucci clothing color scheme.
  • In the manga, Phinks is shown holding a cigarette outside Meteor City,[8] hinting that he’s a smoker. This cigarette is omitted in the 2011 anime adaptation.[51]

Intertextuality and References

  • Phinks’ Nen ability, Ripper Cyclotron, is partly an allusion to atomic physics: cyclotron—a type of particle accelerator—accelerates charged subatomic particles (generated at a central source) outwards from the center along a spiral path; the particles are held to a trajectory by a static magnetic field. The “ripper” in the title could possibly refer to “ripples”, in relation to the rotations or undulations from Phinks’ arm.
  • His ability may have been derived from Jin’s technique called “Tornado Fist” from Yoshihiro Togashi’s other series, YuYu Hakusho.
    • It is also first shown in the Phantom Rouge movie, well before its initial appearance in the canon timeline of the manga.
  • Phinks bears a slight physical resemblance to Kuwabara from YuYu Hakusho.
  • Phinks also shares some personality traits with Toguro, with both noting how they could kill their opponents using less power with their respective abilities.


Translations around the World

Language Name
The Arab world Flag.png Arabic فينكس (Finks)
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Phinx
China Flag.png Chinese 芬克斯 * (Fēn kè sī)
芬克士 * (Fēn kèshì)
法古斯 * (Fǎ gǔ sī)
France Flag.png French Phinks Magkav
Greece Flag.png Greek Φίνκς (Fín’ks)
South Korea Flag.png Korean 핑크스 마그카브 (Pingkeuseu Mageukabeu)
Russia Flag.png Russian Финкс (Finks)
Spain Flag.png Spanish Phynkss* Magkav
Thailand Flag.png Thai ฟิงคซ์ (Fingkhs̒)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Hunter × Hunter Hunter Association Official Issue : Hunter ‘s Guide ; Character & World Official Databook ( pg. 128 )
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hunter × Hunter – bulk 36, chapter 377
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Hunter × Hunter – volume 10, chapter 84
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Hunter × Hunter – volume 13, chapter 120
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Hunter × Hunter – volume 22, chapter 229
  6. 6.0 6.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 12, chapter 114
  7. 7.0 7.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 13, chapter 119
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Hunter × Hunter – volume 22, chapter 224
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Hunter × Hunter – volume 11, chapter 102
  10. 10.0 10.1 Hunter × Hunter – bulk 12, chapter 104
  11. Hunter × Hunter – volume 8, chapter 71
  12. Hunter × Hunter – volume 8, chapter 73
  13. Hunter × Hunter – volume 9, chapter 74
  14. Hunter × Hunter – bulk 9, chapter 75
  15. Hunter × Hunter – volume 9, chapter 76
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Hunter × Hunter – volume 9, chapter 78
  17. Hunter × Hunter – volume 9, chapter 79
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7 Hunter × Hunter – book 10, chapter 90
  19. Hunter × Hunter – volume 10, chapter 91
  20. Hunter × Hunter – volume 10, chapter 92
  21. Hunter × Hunter – volume 11, chapter 96
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 Hunter × Hunter – volume 11, chapter 97
  23. 23.0 23.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 11, chapter 98
  24. 24.0 24.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 11, chapter 100
  25. 25.0 25.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 11, chapter 101
  26. 26.0 26.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 12, chapter 108
  27. 27.0 27.1 Hunter × Hunter – book 12, chapter 105
  28. Hunter × Hunter – volume 12, chapter 106
  29. Hunter × Hunter – bulk 12, chapter 109
  30. Hunter × Hunter – book 12, chapter 111
  31. 31.0 31.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 12, chapter 115
  32. 32.0 32.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 13, chapter 117
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Hunter × Hunter – volume 13, chapter 118
  34. 34.0 34.1 Hunter × Hunter – book 13, chapter 122
  35. Hunter × Hunter – book 13, chapter 123
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 Hunter × Hunter – book 14, chapter 134
  37. Hunter × Hunter – bulk 15, chapter 144
  38. 38.0 38.1 Hunter × Hunter – book 15, chapter 145
  39. 39.0 39.1 Hunter × Hunter – bulk 15, chapter 149
  40. 40.0 40.1 Hunter × Hunter – volume 16, chapter 152
  41. Hunter × Hunter – volume 17, chapter 170
  42. 42.0 42.1 42.2 Hunter × Hunter – book 22, chapter 225
  43. 43.0 43.1 43.2 43.3 43.4 Hunter × Hunter – volume 22, chapter 226
  44. Hunter × Hunter – volume 22, chapter 228
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 Hunter × Hunter – book 36, chapter 371
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 Hunter × Hunter – bulk 36, chapter 378
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 Hunter × Hunter – volume 36, chapter 379
  48. Hunter × Hunter – book 36, chapter 380
  49. Hunter × Hunter, Chapter 384
  50. Hunter × Hunter, Chapter 390
  51. 51.0 51.1 Hunter × Hunter – sequence 96 ( 2011 )


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