Maha Zoldyck (マハ゠ゾルディック, Maha Zorudikku)*[1] is the oldest living member of the Zoldyck Family and Zeno's grandfather.


Maha's body has probably deteriorated considerably due to his old age. He stands at 140 centimeters* (about 4 ft 7 in), ten centimeters shorter than Kalluto.


Almost nothing is known about Maha. He was later mentioned by Zeno as having once fought Netero.[2]


Zoldyck Family arc

Maha is indirectly mentioned by Coco Loo when talking about the Zoldyck Family.[3]

Yorknew City arc

Maha and Kalluto helping Illumi against the Ten Dons

Maha helps his great-great-grandsons Kalluto and Illumi assassinate the Ten Dons after being hired by Chrollo.[4]

Chimera Ant arc

Zeno mentions that Netero is the only person who has fought Maha and lived, adding that the two are around the same age.[2]

13th Hunter Chairman Election arc

The Zoldyck Family relationships diagram with Maha (2011 anime)

Maha makes a brief cameo appearance during Killua's deduction of all the connections among the Zoldyck Family. Maha appears to have no relationship of any kind with anyone in his family.[5]

Abilities & Powers

According to Zeno, Maha was so powerful in his youth that Netero, once considered the strongest Nen user in the world, is the only person to challenge him and live to tell the tale.[2] It is unknown if Maha's strength has waned with old age.


Maha is an Enhancer* (🖱️).[1]


  • In the official databook, his name is also spelled as "Mahha Zaoldyeck".[1]
    • His name is not given in the manga or anime adaptations, only mentioned in the official databook.[1]
  • In Coco Loo's explanation[3] and according to the 2004 databook,[1] Maha is Zeno's father.[3][1] However, in Chapter 264, it seems as though Yoshihiro Togashi retconned him to be Zeno's grandfather. His age may have been changed as well since the family tree lists him as being the same age as Isaac Netero.[2]
    • It is also possible that Maha and Zigg Zoldyck are the same person and that his name was retconned along with his age and his relations to the rest of the family.

Anime and Manga Differences

Translations around the World

Language Name
The Arab world Flag.png Arabic ماها زولديك (Maha Zoldik)
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Maha Zaoldyeck
China Flag.png Chinese 馬哈•揍敵客
France Flag.png French Maha Zoldik
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마하 조르딕 (Maha Joreudik)
Russia Flag.png Russian Маха Золдик (Makha Zoldik)


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Hunter × Hunter Hunter Association Official Issue: Hunter's Guide; Character & World Official Databook (pg. 143)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 25, Chapter 264
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 5, Chapter 39
  4. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 11, Chapter 100
  5. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 31, Chapter 326
  6. Hunter × Hunter - Episode 73 (1999)


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Zoldyck Family
Members Maha ZoldyckZeno ZoldyckSilva ZoldyckKikyo ZoldyckIllumi ZoldyckMilluki ZoldyckKillua ZoldyckAlluka ZoldyckKalluto ZoldyckZigg Zoldyck
Butlers and Other Servants
Active AmaneCanary • [a] KirikoSeaquantTsuboneZebro
Former GotohHassamHishitaKasugaMitsubaYasuha
Members Mike • Unnamed Dragon • Unnamed Giant Dogs
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Phantom Troupe
Leader Chrollo Lucilfer
Active Bonolenov NdongoFeitan PortorFranklin BordeauIllumi ZoldyckKalluto ZoldyckMachi KomacineNobunaga HazamaPhinks MagcubShizuku Murasaki
Former UvoginPakunodaHisoka MorowOmokageShalnarkKortopi
Members Hisoka MorowMaha ZoldyckAbengane