For the eponymous character, see Christopher Chance.
"John referred to you as the human target."
"Well, that works better as a job description than it does as a nickname."
Oliver Queen and Christopher Chance
"Human Target" is the fifth episode of the fifth season of Arrow, and the ninety-seventh episode overall. It aired on November 2, 2016.


When Tobias Church captures and tortures one of Oliver's new recruits, Oliver must turn to an old friend, Christopher Chance AKA the Human Target, for help. Meanwhile, Felicity's worlds collide when Detective Malone joins the ACU.[src]


Main Cast

Guest Starring


  • Curtis Braconnier as Scimitar
  • Wyatt Cameron as Gangbanger #2
  • Michael Cha as Triad Thug #1
  • Cameron Hilts as Gangbanger
  • Alexander Kalugin as Hooded Man
  • Matt Kennedy as Shooter
  • Jason William Lee as D.O.C. Guard
  • Dayleigh Nelson as Bratva Thug
  • Sarah Porchetta as Striking Woman
  • Greg Rogers as Councilman Kullens
  • Robert Salvador as Ian
  • Jason Simpson as Boss
  • Sonny Suroweic as Friendly Bratva



Preparation ran from August 10 until August 18, 2016. Shooting ran from August 19 until August 30, 2016.




  • In the Inside Arrow featurette for this episode, Wendy Mericle named the figure credited as Scimitar "a big DC universe character Scimitar". No such major character is known in DC Comics, and the character was left unnamed.


  • When Oliver and Felicity are talking on the balcony, Felicity is wearing a light-colored dress under her sweater. Later in the next scene at the bunker, Felicity is wearing a black dress.


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