Killua Zoldyck

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Killua Zoldyck - Bio, Facts, Age, Height, Quotes, Strengths

Killua Zoldyck is one of the main characters of the anime and manga titled Hunter x Hunter, who was born as the middle child of a famous family of hitmen, the Zoldyck Family.

Killua’s character is described as mischievous, cheerful, and full of mischievous ideas. Not only that, he is also very rude to others, especially to strangers and elders.

For physical appearance, he is described as having spiky silver hair, very pale skin, and blue eyes. His eyes change shape depending on her mood,

At the beginning of his appearance, Killua Zoldyck has a fairly slender body. This is due to the torture training he received when he was young. However, over time, he became more muscular and toned.

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  • Real Name: Kirua Zorudikku (キルア゠ゾルディック)
  • Stage Name: Killua Zoldyck
  • Also KnowS As: Kil (Family nickname), Evans
  • Nickname: Kirua
  • Birthday: July 27 (Manga; 2011), June 15 (1999)
  • Age:
    11 (Debut);
    12(Contradicts the Timeline),
    14-15 (by the Timeline)
  • Gender: Male
  • Hobbies: –
  • Manga Debut: Chapter 6
  • Anime Debut: Episode 6 (1999), Episode 3 (2011)
  • Japanese VA: Kanako Mitsuhashi (1999), Mariya Ise (2011)
  • English VA: Annika Odegard (1999), Cristina Vee (2011)

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

  • Height: 158 cm (5′2″)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99.3 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A*
  • Hair Color: Silver (Manga; 1999; 2011)
  • Eyes Color: Blue (1999; 2011), Green (OVA)
  • Body Measurement: –
  • Shoe Size: –
  • Dress Size: –


  • Father: Silva Zoldyck
  • Mother: Kikyo Zoldyck (Mother)
  • Brothers: Illumi Zoldyck (Older brother), Milluki Zoldyck (Older brother), Kalluto Zoldyck (Younger brother)
  • Sister: Alluka Zoldyck
  • Friends: Gon Freecs, Kurapika Kurta, Leorio Paradinight


  • He became the most popular Hunter x Hunter character according to polls.
  • The name Killua probably comes from the English verb “to kill”.
  • He was nicknamed “Kil” or “Killu” by his family. However, neither Zoldyck’s employees nor Gon and his friends uses this name.
  • In addition, he is the youngest protagonist.
  • He is also the only protagonist who has siblings.
  • Unfortunately, he is the only one who failed the Hunter Test.
  • He is four centimeters (about an inch) taller than Gon, but the two are often seen at the same height.
  • His favorite food is ChocoRobo-kun chocolate balls.
  • He is the third child of Silva and Kikyo Zoldyck and heir to the Zoldyck Family.
  • Since he was born, he underwent rigorous training to become the perfect assassin.
  • The reason he left his family to become a hunter was because he was tired of killing.
  • His nen type is transmutation.
  • His best friend is Gon Freecss.
  • He has a sweet tooth and spends almost 200 million Jenny on snacks when he’s in the Heavens Arena.
  • His favorite snack is chocolate, especially Chocolate Balls.
  • He always puts his friends first.
  • He seems to be very prone to gambling.
  • Although he is young, he has the emotional intelligence of an adult.
  • He can manipulate his muscles and joints to the extent that he can easily release his joints to break free from the bonds, before easily repairing them.
  • In addition, he can casually swing a 50 kg yo-yo faster than the eye can see.
  • Even though he has the same age as Gon, Killua is still younger than Gon by 2 months difference.
  • He has reached floor 200 in Heavens Arena when he was 6 years old but he compete on 200 floors when he was with Gon.
  • His signature ability is Godspeed which increases his speed in combat drastically by sending electricity through his body wit his Nen aura.
  • Like the other Zoldyck, Killua is also resistant to poison and even electricity.
  • Killua has amazing Nen control. It was shown when he was training with Razon, under Bisky’s supervision, he can distribute his Nen with a margin of error lower than 1 percent.

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  • Killua has been trained since birth to be a human weapon and is recognized by his family as the most talented assassin in the history of Zoldycks.
  • In addition to having a distinct aura, he is quite perceptive in dealing with any incoming attacks.
  • His physical strength is so amazing that he can even lift a large rock by himself.
  • When knocked down by an opponent, he can immediately get up, for example when getting up to rip out the heart of Johness, who became an assassin.
  • He can attack from any position, move to the enemy’s blind spot, and fight on any kind of terrain.
  • In addition, he can also complete long-distance runs of more than 80 kilometers even when the terrain is swampy and uneven.
  • When he got kicked in the stomach, he didn’t feel any pain at all.
  • Furthermore, he can also endure intense physical pain without his physical or mental abilities being impaired.
  • He had been trained to withstand large amounts of electricity since he was a baby.
  • Due to his assassin training, he also became immune to a large number of poisons and various chemicals.
  • One of the few killing arts passed down to Killua through his family consists of customizing the anatomy of his hands; his nails transform into claws that are sharper than knives.
  • He can also recover from injuries faster than normal.
  • His intelligence is shown in the form of analytical skills that he can perform in a short period of time.
  • When he is fighting, he is able to strategize appropriately.
  • Despite his young age, he is an excellent melee fighter and an expert in unarmed combat techniques.


  • Killua’s main weakness is its crippling inferiority complex coupled with the fear that can arise in unexpected situations.
  • He needs to recharge himself by absorbing electricity, which takes a long time.
  • His past can take its toll and exploit the power he has.
  • He does not have a high level of durability compared to people in his country.
  • When it comes to love, he often loses control and does many stupid things.
  • He often behaves pessimistically.
  • Although he is a loyal person, sometimes he is too dependent on others.


“Wow, I’m so humble!”

“We didn’t do anything..our enemies did.”

“Who wants to have their life planned out for them.”

“Who wants to have their life planned out for them?”

“Well it wasn’t a technique really, I just ripped it out.”

“Not killing people is really hard. Clean living is tough.”

“And now I’m going to protect her for the rest of my life.”

“When I say it doesn’t hurt me, that means I can bear it.”

“Nanika, will you forgive me for being a bad big brother?”

“I’m just so sick of killing people. I want to be friends with Gon.”

“There’s nothing I want to do. You have your things, I don’t have anything.”

“When I ignore a friend I have the ability to help, wouldn’t I be betraying him?”

“People only find me interesting because they can’t tell whether I’m serious or not.”

“I’m so tired of killing… I just want to be a kid. Hanging out, doing stuff with Gon. That’s it.”

“I slashed my Mom in the face, stabbed my brother in the side, and ran away from home.”

“Gon, you are light. But sometimes you shine so brightly, I must look away… Even so, is it still okay if I stay at your side?”

“It’s the family trade. We all take it up. My folks see me as an exceptional prospect. But I don’t see that I should have to live up to their expectations.”

FAQs of Killua Zoldyck

Who is Killua Zoldyck?

Killua is the third son of Zoldyck’s Family, an assassin family. He is the best friend of the main protagonist Gon in the serial Hunter x Hunter.

How old is Killua Zoldyck?

Killua’s age is 11 years old in his debut and 14-15 years old by the timeline.

How tall is Killua Zoldyck?

Killua’s height is 158 cm (5’2″).

How much does Killua Zoldyck weigh?

Killua’s weight is 45 kg (99.3 lbs).

Although Killua Zoldyck is not very tall, he is endowed with many interesting abilities that are beneficial.