Aang uses knowledge he received from the lion-turtle and employs an ancient form of bending to alter the natural energy within Ozai, using the technique to permanently strip him of his firebending abilities, defeating the Phoenix King without taking his life. Katara then uses her exceptionally strong healing abilities to revive a severely wounded Zuko. However, the Avatar is a being able to manipulate all four elements as well as communicate with the spirits. The lack of sleep makes everyone irritable, and causes a quarrel between Katara and Toph. After a long trek and much hardship in the desert, tracks down the sandbenders who stole Appa, and learns that Appa was traded to a merchant and is likely in Ba Sing Se, the imposing capital city of the Earth Kingdom. Archived from on September 13, 2012.
Archived from on December 30, 2012. When Sokka realizes that Azula is merely delaying them to exhaust the time they can benefit from the eclipse, he initially attempts to stop the chase, but Azula provokes him into going on the attack again by telling him of Suki's capture. Meanwhile, Zuko and Iroh, assuming identities as Earth Kingdom refugees, are also on their way to start a new life in the Earth Kingdom capital, and encounter Jet and some of the Freedom Fighters, with whom Zuko starts to bond. Iroh reluctantly accompanies Zuko to Azula's ship where a Fire guard accidentally reveals that Azula's summons is a ruse in order to imprison Zuko and Iroh. The team eventually convince the King by showing him the destroyed Fire Nation drill and Long Feng is arrested for treason. Along the way, Katara's behavior becomes increasingly aggressive, and she even resorts to mercilessly bloodbending a Fire Nation soldier.
Sokka gets himself in a jam while befriending what was, moments before, his next meal, and Iroh and Zuko begin training utilizing new philosophies and methods that originate from the other elements. Episode list for an animated series is an animated television series created by and. Looking to clear the Avatar's good name, Katara and Sokka venture back to a familiar place to gather evidence and discover the truth. The guru senses the terrible burden within Appa, nurses him back to health and imparts to him Aang's location; before sending Appa to be reunited with Aang, the guru attaches a message for Aang to Appa's harness. Zuko redirects Ozai's lightning back at him, using the technique taught to him by Iroh and leaves, intent on freeing his uncle. He tells Ozai that Azula struck down the Avatar, who survived the attack, that the Fire Nation only spreads fear and hatred, and that in order to restore peace he will join forces with the Avatar.
Sokka meets his long lost father. Meanwhile, , devises a plan to escape his Fire Nation prison and, while feigning the part of a broken and humiliated wretch for his captors, secretly begins an intense training regimen to further build his strength. Later, Sokka and allies take the warden hostage to escape on the gondola which provides access to the prison over the boiling water. Aang duels Ozai, but still being unwilling to kill, is kept constantly on the defensive, narrowly avoiding Ozai's onslaught of firebending, which is powerfully augmented by Sozin's Comet. Archived from on October 9, 2008. His friends, joined by momentarily by and his uncle, arrive to take Azula down together, but she injures and utilizes the ensuing chaos to escape. Zuko finds companionship in an unlikely source.
The consisted of the four episodes airing together as a two-hour. There is a genuine classic feel to the series, which uses actual Asian culture and lore as its base. Their torch burns out, plunging them in darkness thus revealing glowing lights in the ceiling, allowing the group to escape and make it to Omashu, which they discover has come under control of the Fire Nation. Aang is pardoned after he defeats a group of Fire Nation soldiers that attack the village, and the town changes the anti-Avatar celebration to a pro-Avatar celebration. Meanwhile, Aang tries to draw their pursuers away and finally faces off against Azula. It is only after Zuko helps save them from Combustion Man that he receives their acceptance as Aang's firebending teacher and the fifth member of Team Avatar. Later around a campfire, Ty Lee reveals she is so outgoing because she grew up with six identical sisters and hated it.
A horrified Katara discovers that Hama is enacting her revenge by kidnapping Fire Nation civilians with bloodbending, a sinister and dark technique of waterbending which can only be used by an incredibly strong and skilled waterbender, and only during a full moon when his or her waterbending abilities are at their strongest potential. To Iroh's dismay, Zuko instead chooses to help Azula attack the Avatar. Meanwhile, Uncle Iroh is offered his own tea shop in the upper ring, and Zuko discovers the Avatar is in the city. By fortune, Suki and the Kyoshi warriors come across Appa and help him recover from his injuries, but the warriors are attacked when they encounter Azula and her team, still not far outside Ba Sing Se and attempting to infiltrate it. Aang tries to run away by himself, but his friends find him.
But General Fong, inspired by Aang's battle-determining actions during the Siege of the North, suggests that Aang defeat the Fire Lord and end the war immediately by triggering the Avatar State. In the United Kingdom, only the season boxset was released without being released in four volumes first. As Ozai finishes the tale, the eclipse ends and he attacks. On June 14, 2010, the unaired pilot was made available with and without commentary for the first time via the. Toph blames Appa for the chase and the group realize that she is correct: they are being tracked because Appa is shedding.
Deciding on another approach, Iroh shares with Zuko his belief that wisdom comes from many sources, and he describes the relative strengths of each of the four elements, and the nations associated with them, and advises that understanding the other elements and other ways of life makes one whole. However, he discovers a Fire Nation drill commanded by heading straight for Ba Sing Se, intent on penetrating the wall. Note: At the end of the episode, Sokka gives Toph a piece of the meteorite. They perform the dragon dance, a series of firebending forms seen carved in the ruins, and the last two dragons reveal that at its core firebending is a source of life, not destruction. Long Feng is tricked into a deal with Azula where he will exchange Aang for assistance in regaining control of the Dai Li and consolidating their power over the Earth Kingdom throne, which will then act as a proxy government for the Fire Kingdom. The show also received acclaim for its visual appeal.
Archived from on September 13, 2012. Aang warns her that revenge is not the answer. But, at the last moment, when Roku was overcome by volcanic gases, Sozin realized that he could rule the world if he let Roku die, and he abandoned him. Archived from on March 21, 2017. The Sun Warriors reveal that Iroh had lied about the extinction of the dragons after receiving similar training, in order to protect the remaining members of the species from further hunts. Note: This episode won a Humane Society award for its portrayal of the mistreatment of animals. It was animated by Tin House, Inc.