"Malcolm Merlyn is In Starling City"
—Nyssa informing Oliver that Merlyn was still alive
"The Magician" is the ???th episode of Arrow. It aired on October 29, 2014.
For the character this episode is based around, see Malcolm Merlyn.

"The Magician" is the fourth episode in the third season of Arrow, and the fiftieth episode overall. It aired on October 29, 2014.


A furious Nyssa confronts Oliver about Sara. When Oliver learns Malcolm Merlyn is alive, he suspects Malcolm killed Sara. Oliver and Nyssa join forces and go after the Dark Archer, intent on bringing Sara's killer to justice but at the risk of killing his sister's father. Laurel keeps her distance from Nyssa, as she blames her sister's death on her involvement with the League of Assassins. Meanwhile, Oliver and Roy work on repairing their respective relationships with Thea, who has returned home. Back in Nanda Parbat, Nyssa discusses Oliver with her father, Ra's al Ghul.[1]


Preparation ran from August 1 until August 12, 2014. Filming ran from August 13 until August 22, 2014.[2]




  1. Arrow: Official Description For “The Magician” - GreenArrowTV
  2. Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter

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