Fans Are Sharing The 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Scenes That Made Them Feel All The Feels

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Vote up the scenes that made you emotional AF.

Avatar: The Last Airbender has had a recent renaissance, giving old fans the opportunity to say TOLD YOU SO to new fans who are equally as enraptured over the compelling characters, well-written plot, and perfect moments of comedy. However, as much as ATLA is known for its comedy and lighthearted moments, it's also known for its deeply emotional moments, both of joy and of sadness. These moments are what really make the story as perfect as it is, and cannot be forgotten. 

Below, Reddit fans have gathered which scenes they think are emotional AF. Vote up your favorites!


  • 1
    180 VOTES

    Zuko Apologizes To Iroh

    From Redditor u/freelanceastronaut:

    Zuko apologizing to Iroh in 'Sozin's Comet.' He goes into his uncle's tent and patiently waits all night for him to wake up. And after everything Zuko had done, Iroh still forgave him immediately. 

    Makes me tear-bend. 

    180 votes
  • 2
    163 VOTES

    Aang And Appa Reunite

    From Redditor u/donttaxmyfatstacks:

    "I missed you buddy"... gulp

    163 votes
  • 3
    248 VOTES

    Iroh's Section Of 'The Tales Of Ba Sing Se'

    From Redditor u/zeronyx:

    When Iroh breaks down singing, "Little Soldier Boy" [to his deceased son's portrait], I tear-bend every damn time without fail.

    From Redditor u/VindictiveJudge:

    Iroh is normally stoic and easygoing, and this is the first (and most severe time) we see him break down.

    From Redditor u/neonartist:

    The other part that really hits me with [Iroh's] scene is the tribute to Mako, his voice actor who passed away. 

    248 votes
  • 4
    160 VOTES

    Toph Can't Save Appa

    From Redditor u/trogdorkiller:

    This is one of Toph's truly vulnerable moments. She can't really fight the sandbenders and even if she could, her friends, who at this point are her only family, would die if she let go of the library. That shot of her as she says, "Sorry Appa," and how she can't even vocalize what happened when Aang asks, gets me every time. She's even covering her ears, which is as close to blocking the world out as she can get. 

    160 votes
  • 5
    119 VOTES

    Friendships Can Last More Than One Lifetime

    From Redditor u/AbuAlAabed:

    Zuko finds out about his relation to both Sozin and Roku. At the end of the same episode, Toph says, "Do you really think friendships an last more than one lifetime?" and Aang responds, "I don't see why not." 

    119 votes
  • 6
    131 VOTES

    Aang Realizes That He's The Last Airbender

    From Redditor u/Manwiththegolden:

    I feel most emotional watching Aang see Monk Gyatso's corpse and come to the realization that he's truly the last Airbender. [Then he loses control]. It's so real and chilling. 

    131 votes