The New Holy War arc is the seventeenth arc in the series, lasting from the 257th chapter to 306th chapter.


Fights and EventsEdit


Story ImpactsEdit

  • Estarossa kills Monspeet and takes his Commandment.
  • Arbus is revealed to have died fighting lesser demons.
  • Ban reunites with Meliodas in Purgatory.
  • Meliodas' emotions and Ban meet Wild, Hawk's older brother.
  • Hawk is revealed to have originated from Purgatory and was taken by the Demon King to spy on Meliodas. It is also revealed that all of Meliodas' previous animal companions, (including Wandle), were sent by his father to spy on him.
  • Meliodas and the Demon King are revealed to be unable to remember anything about Estarossa. The Demon King believes Gowther is somehow responsible.
  • It is revealed that Estarossa is actually Mael, having been brainwashed by the demon Gowther into believing he was the son of the Demon King.
  • Mael kills Derieri and takes her Commandment.
  • Mael destroys Sariel's and Tarmiel's physical bodies.
  • Oslo dies sacrificing himself to save his friends.
  • King's wings achieve full growth, giving him a big power boost.
  • Gowther reveals the reason for that his creator chose to sacrifice Mael was a form of revenge for Mael killing his lover Glariza.
  • After fighting many years against the Demon King, Ban and Meliodas' emotions finally escape from Purgatory thanks to Wild's sacrifice.
  • Cusack and Chandler are revealed to be the two halves of a being called the Original Demon that was separated as punishment for trying to rebel against the Demon King. They re-merge to fight Merlin and Escanor.
  • Elaine loses her wings during a battle against the demons.
  • Ban gives up his immortality to save Elaine.
  • Hendrickson expels Ludociel from Margaret's body.
  • Melascula's Commandment is taken out by force to join the other decrees to be absorbed by Meliodas.
  • Rhitta is severely damaged by the Original Demon.
  • Mael gets his Grace back.
  • The Original Demon is defeated by Mael.
  • Mael and the Seven Deadly Sins battle Zeldris to allow Merlin to freeze the time of Meliodas’s cocoon.
  • Meliodas is reborn as the Demon King after absorbing the Commandments.
  • It is revealed that the Demon King has taken over Meliodas’s body.
  • The Demon King is expelled from Meliodas's body and Meliodas breaks his and Elizabeth's curses, but the price of that is Meliodas will not be able to remain in Britannia much longer.


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