For the character this episode is based around, see Oliver Queen.
"There's Only One Thing Left Of Him Now... Us"
—Diggle vows never to forget Oliver.
"Al Sah-him" is the ???th episode of Arrow. It aired on April 29, 2015.

"Al Sah-him" is the twenty-first episode of the third season of Arrow, and the sixty-seventh episode overall.


Oliver goes through a rigorous transformation. The League of Assassins sets their sights on Nyssa, who is back in Starling City training Laurel. When Nyssa realizes they are coming, she arms up to face them alone but Laurel asks Felicity and Diggle to help protect her new friend.[1]


  • After being with the League of Assassins for three weeks and completing his training with the organization, Oliver has become a darker and crueler version of himself; embracing the name Al Sah-him, and completely abandoning his former self.
  • It is revealed that in order for the Heir to the Demon to become the new Ra's al Ghul, two things are required; the individual must kill their rival who considers himself/herself the worthy successor to the current Ra's al Ghul, and wipe out their hometown.
  • Ra's has arranged a forced marriage between Oliver and his daughter Nyssa, to continue his bloodline in the reign of the League of Assassins.
  • This is the first episode that Oliver serves as an antagonist.


Preparation ran from March 5 until March 13, 2015. Shooting began on March 16 and ran until March 25, 2015.[2]


  1. Arrow #3.21: "Al Sah-him" Spoiler Description - GreenArrowTV
  2. Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter
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