Saphir Dies: Wiseman's Trap
サフィール絶命! ワイズマンの罠
Safiiru Zetsumei! Waizuman no Wana
Airing Information
Episode: EP 86, Season 2
Air Date (JP): February 19, 1994
Written by: Katsuyuki Sumizawa
Directed by: Kounosuke Uda
North American Dub
Air Date (US): December 17, 1998
DiC Title: Brotherly Love
Episode Guide
The Dark Queen: Birth of Black Lady
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"Saphir Dies: Wiseman's Trap" is the 40th episode of Sailor Moon R and the 86th episode overall. It aired in Japan on February 19, 1994.


Saphir discovers the truth regarding Wiseman's ultimate plan, forcing him to escape to the past where the former Spectre Sisters (whom Sailor Moon had healed) discover him. But Wiseman tracks him down and kills him before he can warn his brother of the true evil.



Changes From the Manga

  • In the manga, Saphir was turned evil when he found out Wiseman's true intentions.
  • In the manga, Prince Demande killed Saphir.

Dub Changes


  • The Sailor Says segment featured in this episode was previously featured in "Sailor Mercury Moving On?"
  • The Spectre Sisters and Saphir made their final appearances in this episode.
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