Squadron Leaders (()(だん)(ちょう)()()()()()()(), Shidan-chō)[1] are high-ranking Chimera Ants originally under the command of the royal guards. After the birth of the Chimera Ant King, the squadron leaders are under command by the queen herself. Each Squadron Leader is in command of 4 to 5 officers, while each officer is in command of 10 to 15 peon soldiers.[2]

Known Squadron LeadersEdit

At the Chimera Ants' peak there were 36 Squadron Leaders;[citation needed] however, around one month before the birth of the King, only 30 were left.[2] 16 more were killed by Netero, Knov, and Morel alone.[3] By the time of the King's birth, only 14 Squadron Leaders remained.[4]

     Deceased     Classified as Magical Beast

Squadron Leaders

Other Squadron LeadersEdit

The following five Squadron Leaders were killed by Netero's group:

  • Chiona (チオーナ, Chiōna)[2]
  • Reikei (レイケイ, Reikei)[2]
  • Goran (ゴラン, Goran)[3]
  • Baital (バイタル, Baitaru)[3]
  • Zem (ゼム, Zemu)[3]
  • Pokoro (ポコロ, Pokoro)[3]
  • Gaftz (ガフツ, Gafutsu)[3]
  • Kabutsu[citation needed]


Chimera Ant arcEdit

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Under each squadron leader, there are also a various number of officers.

1. Leol's Division Officers:

2. Colt's Division Officers:

3. Zazan's Division Officers:

4. Meleoron's Division Officers:

5. Yunju's Division Officers:


  1. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 19, Chapter 188
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 20, Chapter 204
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 20, Chapter 205
  4. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 21, Chapter 206