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"Heart Hunter" is the twenty-fifth episode of Season 3 of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, and it is the first part of "The Battle of the Miraculous".[1] Its world premiere was on October 13, 2019 at 21:10 UTC+3 on PlusPlus in Ukraine.[2]


Ladybug and Cat Noir challenge the Bourgeois couple. Now Heart Hunter, a two-headed Cerberus, devours all the love in Paris.[3]


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Major Characters

Minor Characters


  • This episode was originally titled as "Loveater (Battle of the Miraculous - Part 1)" before changing to the current's episode title.
    • However, in many YouTube videos, it is referred to as Loveater.
  • This is the first time Wang Fu transforms into Jade Turtle.
  • This is the second time Marinette is seen with her hair down, following "Cat Blanc".
  • This is the third time the Bourgeois couple are akumatized. However, unlike their previous akumatizations in "Style Queen", "Malediktator", and "Mayura" they get a new villain identity, Heart Hunter.
  • This is the third time two people are akumatized at the same time with the same akuma, following "Sapotis" and "Oblivio".
  • This is the fourth time Chloé gets akumatized, following "Antibug", "Queen Wasp" and "Mayura".
    • However, unlike her previous akumatizations, Chloé doesn't get akumatized into Antibug or Queen Wasp, but instead into a new villain, Miracle Queen.
    • This is the third time that Chloé is akumatized with the activated Bee Miraculous.
  • The mistake Marinette makes is that she went to see Master Fu while in costume, allowing Hawk Moth to discover his whereabouts and gaining the Miracle Box.
    • She also chooses the Dragon Miraculous to give to Kagami instead of the Bee Miraculous to be given to Chloé out of personal reasons; even without Nathalie having to sabotage Chloé's Bee Signal, destroying her trust in Ladybug.
  • This is the second time Hawk Moth removes an akumatized villains's akuma himself, after "Catalyst."
  • This episode reveals that Miraculous tools can be akumatized, with Queen Bee's Spinning Top becoming Miracle Queen's akumatized object.
    • In "Mayura", it was proven that Miraculous tools could be amokized, as the titular villain actually used the remains of Hawk Moth's cane to form the giant butterfly sentimonster.
  • As of this episode, Chloé Bourgeois is now an ally of Hawk Moth and is enemies with Ladybug and Cat Noir willingly.
  • As of this episode, Pollen becomes the third kwami being used for evil by her holder without an akuma, following Nooroo and Duusu.
  • This is one of the episodes in which Cataclysm was never used.
    • However, Ladybug wanted Cat Noir to Cataclysm the street lamp, but since Hawk Moth de-akumatized Heart Hunter, it was never needed.
  • This is the second time Hawk Moth doesn't utilize a light mask when akumatizing a villain, following "Ladybug" .
  • This is the second time Marinette kissed Luka, following "Frozer".
  • The pictures of Ladybug, Adrien looks through on his phone are from "Stormy Weather", "Darkblade" and "Copycat".
  • This is the third time a visual representation of Marinette's thought process and her strategic planning is shown despite her not being transformed.


  • When Kagami gives back the Dragon Miraculous to Ladybug, she's wearing her Friendship Day pin on her jacket which she didn't wear for the episode, showing this scene was re-used from "Ikari Gozen".


Heart Hunter - Ending Card
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  1. 1.0 1.1 RTS Deux released a list of all the information of the Season 3 episodes on their [1] which can also be found [2] and [3]. The individual image of the list can also be found here. Feri González also corroborated the authenticity of the list here.
  2. 2.0 2.1
  3. French synopsis' translated here.

ve Episodes
Season 1
The BubblerMr. PigeonStormy WeatherTimebreakerCopycatThe PharaohLady WifiThe EvillustratorRogercopDark CupidHorrificatorDarkbladeThe MimePrincess FragranceLadybug & Cat NoirStoneheartAnimanSimon SaysPixelatorGuitar VillainKung FoodGamerReflektaThe PuppeteerAntibugVolpina
Season 2
Santa ClawsThe CollectorPrime QueenDespair BearRiposteBefanaRobostusThe Dark OwlGigantitanGlaciatorSapotisGorizillaCaptain HardrockFrightningaleSyrenZombizouFrozerStyle QueenTroublemakerQueen WaspReverserAnansiMalediktatorSandboyCatalystMayura
Season 3
ChameleonAnimaestroBakerixBackwarderGamer 2.0WeredadSilencerOni-ChanMiraculerOblivioParty CrasherChristmasterThe Puppeteer 2
Future episodes
Stormy Weather 2TimetaggerIkari GozenReflekdollDesperadaLadybugStartrainFeastKwamibusterHeart HunterMiracle QueenCat BlancFélix
Season 4
Season 5
The Origins StorySanta ClawsQueen's BattleHeroes' DayBattle of the MiraculousMiraculous New York
Unknown/Cancelled specials

Ladybug in HalloweenThe Chinese Legend

Miraculous Secrets
Marinette in ParisMarinette and FashionLadybug as seen by AdrienLadyblogAdrien's Double Life
Marinette and AlyaMarinette's Double LifeCat Noir as seen by MarinetteMy Birthday PartyMarinette and AdrienMaster FuTikkiPlaggFriendsNinoMaxMylèneRoseAlixSabrinaIvanMarinette as seen by ChloéLilaHawk Moth & The Akumatized
Future webisodes

Chloé as seen by MarinetteGabrielNathaniel & MarcKagami as seen by AdrienKagami as seen by MarinetteThe Family

Tales from Paris
The NotebookInspirationRepetitionBusy DayHomework Essay
Miraculous Zag Chibi
Rooftop DinnerCatnip FragranceThe ChaseCuriosity Kicked the CatCutest Cat FightFatal PosyScarybug
Future webisode


Other media
The Mini Menace LadybugLadybug PVFirst CGI promotional videosHappy Birthday to You!Ladybug (musical)Miraculous Ladybug OVAMiraculous (live-action film)Miraculous (live-action TV series)Miraculous Ladybug (musical)Miraculous LiveLadybug & Cat Noir AwakeningThe Miraculous Ladybug ShowGagotor

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