Avatar Book 3

The Complete Book 3 Collection's cover features Avatar Aang in the foreground with a depiction of Fire Lord Ozai's face in the background.

Book Three: Fire () is the title of the third and final season of Avatar: The Last Airbender, created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, and the sequel to Book Two: Earth. The title refers to the Avatar Cycle: water, earth, fire, and air, and the book primarily focuses on the story of Aang learning firebending in order to become a Fully Realized Avatar. It consisted of twenty-one chapters.

The season began on September 21, 2007, with the airing of "The Awakening", and ended on July 19, 2008, with "Sozin's Comet, Part 1: The Phoenix King", "Sozin's Comet, Part 2: The Old Masters", "Sozin's Comet, Part 3: Into the Inferno", and "Sozin's Comet, Part 4: Avatar Aang" all airing on that date. It was followed by several comic trilogies and a sequel, The Legend of Korra, starting with Book One: Air.

Chapter Episode Episode name Airdate
1 41 "The Awakening" September 21, 2007
2 42 "The Headband" September 28, 2007
3 43 "The Painted Lady" October 5, 2007
4 44 "Sokka's Master" October 12, 2007
5 45 "The Beach" October 19, 2007
6 46 "The Avatar and the Fire Lord" October 26, 2007
7 47 "The Runaway" November 2, 2007
8 48 "The Puppetmaster" November 9, 2007
9 49 "Nightmares and Daydreams" November 16, 2007
10 50 "The Day of Black Sun, Part 1: The Invasion" November 30, 2007
11 51 "The Day of Black Sun, Part 2: The Eclipse" November 30, 2007
12 52 "The Western Air Temple" July 14, 2008
13 53 "The Firebending Masters" July 15, 2008
14 54 "The Boiling Rock, Part 1" July 16, 2008
15 55 "The Boiling Rock, Part 2" July 16, 2008
16 56 "The Southern Raiders" July 17, 2008
17 57 "The Ember Island Players" July 18, 2008
18 58 "Sozin's Comet, Part 1: The Phoenix King" July 19, 2008
19 59 "Sozin's Comet, Part 2: The Old Masters" July 19, 2008
20 60 "Sozin's Comet, Part 3: Into the Inferno" July 19, 2008
21 61 "Sozin's Comet, Part 4: Avatar Aang" July 19, 2008

The episodes were first released on four DVDs, with five episodes per DVD (except for the last DVD, which contained six episodes), before a box set containing all twenty-one episodes of the season was marketed. The DVDs were initially released throughout 2007 and 2008.

DVD Volume title Episodes Release date
Avatar The Last Airbender – Book 3: Fire, Volume 1 "The Awakening", "The Headband", "The Painted Lady", "Sokka's Master", "The Beach" October 30, 2007
Avatar The Last Airbender – Book 3: Fire, Volume 2 "The Avatar and the Fire Lord", "The Runaway", "The Puppetmaster", "Nightmares and Daydreams", "The Day of Black Sun, Part 1: The Invasion" January 22, 2008
Avatar The Last Airbender – Book 3: Fire, Volume 3 "The Day of Black Sun, Part 2: The Eclipse", "The Western Air Temple", "The Firebending Masters", "The Boiling Rock, Part 1", "The Boiling Rock, Part 2" May 6, 2008
Avatar The Last Airbender – Book 3: Fire, Volume 4 "The Southern Raiders", "The Ember Island Players", "Sozin's Comet, Part 1: The Phoenix King", "Sozin's Comet, Part 2: The Old Masters", "Sozin's Comet, Part 3: Into the Inferno", "Sozin's Comet, Part 4: Avatar Aang" July 29, 2008
Avatar The Last Airbender – The Complete Book 3 Collection All episodes of Book Three – see above September 16, 2008


  • The season-finale aired as a two-hour television movie viewed by 5.59 million viewers in the U.S. This is the highest rating the both series have ever had.[1]
  • Like the previous seasons, the third book received critical acclaim and won several awards, including "Best Animated Television Production for Children" at the 2008 Annie Awards.[2]

Official summary

"Having survived the terrible battle with Azula, Aang faces new challenges as he and his brave friends secretly enter the Fire Nation. Their quest is to find and defeat Firelord Ozai. Along the way, they discover that Ozai his plans of his own. The leader of the Fire Nation intends to use the massive power of Sozin's comet to spread his dominion premanently across the four nations. Short on time, Aang has a lot of bending to learn and no master to help him learn it. However, his friends are there to help, and he finds unexpected allies deep in the heart of the Fire Nation. In the spectacular four-part conclusion, Aang must fulfill his destiny and become a fully realized Avatar, or watch the world go up in smoke. This deluxe box set includes all 21 action-packed chapters from Book 3: Fire."


  1. Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender Hits All-Time Series High. News Blaze (July 22, 2008). Retrieved on July 21, 2014.
  2. 2008 Annie Awards: For Your Consideration. Annie Awards. Retrieved on September 10, 2014.

See also

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