Winx Club (season 4)
|Winx Club (season 4)|
|Country of origin||Italy|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Original network||Rai 2|
|Original release||15 April –|
13 November 2009
The fourth season of Winx Club, an Italian animated series, premiered on Rai 2 on 15 April 2009 and concluded on 13 November 2009, airing 26 episodes. The season takes place a year after the events of season 3 and the feature film Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom. The girls travel to Earth to protect its last terrestrial fairy from the four Wizards of the Black Circle. They also evolve their magic powers to the Believix.
The season was broadcast and syndicated to countries worldwide, with Rai providing an English language dub. In the United States, the show was re-dubbed and edited by Nickelodeon, and broadcast on its network under the title Winx Club: The Power of Believix from 6 May 2012 to 29 July 2012. It is the first season to use Flash animation & digital ink instead of hand drawn traditional animation which is used in Seasons 1, 2, & 3.
|Italian title / Cinélume English title|
Nickelodeon English title
|Italian air date||American air date|
|79||1||"I cacciatori di fate" / "The Fairy Hunters"|
"The Wizards of the Black Circle"
|15 April 2009||6 May 2012|
|The Winx, who are now famously known for their heroics, must soon battle a new evil called the Wizards of the Black Circle that are currently searching for the last fairy on Earth. In a back story a new student plays a prank on Flora and frames her friend Alice which they must also deal with.|
|80||2||"L'albero della vita" / "The Tree of Life"|
"Fear in Pixie Village"
|17 April 2009||6 May 2012|
|The girls learn that the Wizards of the Black Circle stole all of the magic from planet Earth, and that there is one last terrestrial fairy that they are looking for. Now, the Winx Club must use the Tree of Life in Pixie Village to travel to Earth and find that fairy—but they must first battle a monster that has caused all the Pixies to mysteriously vanish.|
|81||3||"L'ultima fata della terra" / "The Last Fairy of Earth"|
"Winx on Earth"
|20 April 2009||13 May 2012|
|After the Winx Club girls arrive in Gardenia, Bloom's adoptive parents, Mike and Vanessa, help them open up a new store that they decide to call Love & Pet after they transform stuffed animals into fairy pets.|
|82||4||"Love & Pet" / "Love & Pet"|
|22 April 2009||13 May 2012|
|While Love & Pet slowly becomes popular in Gardenia, the Wizards of the Black Circle arrive on Earth and begin their search for the last Earth fairy. Meanwhile, the Specialists have recently arrived on Earth, where Sky discovers Bloom with Andy, an old friend of hers in high school.|
|83||5||"Il regalo di Mitzi" / "Mitzi's Present"|
|24 April 2009||20 May 2012|
|The Wizards invade Love & Pet and bewitch several of the animals. The Winx girls must round them up and find a way to reverse the spell. Meanwhile, Mitzi shows her infatuations for Brandon after he saves her from one of the bewitched animals. This begins to infuriate Stella.|
|84||6||"Una fata in pericolo" / "A Fairy in Danger"|
"A Fairy Found"
|27 April 2009||20 May 2012|
|Both the Winx Club girls and the Wizards of the Black Circle discover the identity of the last fairy of Earth: Roxy, the fairy of animals, who is a waitress at the Frutti Music Bar. A huge battle ensues between both sides over the new girl and only her belief in magic can help the Winx Club turn the tides. The Winx Club girls earn their Believix form and unique great magical powers after Roxy finally believes in magic and fairies.|
|85||7||"Winx Believix" / "Winx Believix"|
"I Believe in You"
|29 April 2009||27 May 2012|
|Thanks to Roxy, the Winx girls have earned their Believix transformations. Meanwhile, Roxy is being chased all over Gardenia by the Wizards while a mysterious female voice encourages Roxy to accept her magical powers and destiny as the fairy of animals; as ell as the last terrestrial fairy of Earth.|
|86||8||"Il cerchio bianco" / "The White Circle"|
"Hidden in the Country"
|1 May 2009||27 May 2012|
|With their new friend Roxy, the Winx girls travel to a farm from Roxy's childhood, where they are attacked by the Wizards of the Black Circle. Here, they find the White Circle, a powerful magical artifact that belonged to the Earth fairies and which aids Roxy in chasing away the Wizards and their Black Circle. The girls also discover their new Believix abilities to make people believe in magic and overcome their weaknesses.|
|87||9||"Nebula" / "Nebula"|
"Nebula's White Circle"
|4 May 2009||3 June 2012|
|The Wizards try to capture the last fairy of Earth by using a location spell to find the White Circle. Meanwhile, Musa is debating on calling the music producer, Jason Queen. Jason remembers seeing Musa perform of the Frutti Music Bar and asks her to come in to audition. As Bloom tries to reassure Sky and Riven that they and Andy are just friends, Roxy, while holding the White Circle in her room, is suddenly possessed by another terrestrial fairy named Nebula and goes to take on the Wizards of the Black Circle alone.|
|88||10||"La canzone di Musa" / "Musa's Song"|
|6 May 2009||3 June 2012|
|Musa's captivatingly beautiful singing voice attracts the attention of a record manager named Jason, who offers her a record deal. Riven's jealousy toward Jason causes him and Musa to drift farther apart. Meanwhile, the other Winx girls and Roxy suffer many failed attempts to get the people of Gardenia to believe in fairies. Only when the girls help extinguish a fire created by the Wizards do the people slowly regain their belief in magic and all magical beings.|
|89||11||"Winx Club per sempre" / "Winx Club Forever"|
|8 May 2009||10 June 2012|
|While spending the afternoon at Gardenia's local mall, the Winx girls must deal with a band of armed robbers. Meanwhile, Roxy discovers that her fairy powers are beginning to grow even stronger, as she is able to make animals speak like humans though temporarily. Nabu proposes to Aisha, which she happily accepts.|
|90||12||"Papà! Sono una fata!" / "Dad! I'm a Fairy"|
"The Pets' Pursuit"
|11 May 2009||10 June 2012|
|Roxy discovers that the Wizards have abducted her father, and she is captured herself when she gets home to inform her father of her powers. Artù, Kiko and the Love & Pet animals mount a rescue mission to save both of them, but Artù is injured by Gantlos, which results in an angered and saddened Roxy to transform into her standard Winx/fairy form at last.|
|91||13||"L'attacco degli stregoni" / "The Wizards' Attack"|
|13 May 2009||17 June 2012|
|Now finally having achieved her regular Winx/fairy form, Roxy is put to the ultimate test when the Wizards of the Black Circle threaten to destroy all of Gardenia and its citizens if she does not surrender the White Circle. However, a mysterious fairy appears to her in a vision and tells not to give up.|
|92||14||"7: Il numero perfetto" / "7: The Perfect Number"|
"Bringing Magic Back"
|14 October 2009||17 June 2012|
|The Winx Club girls and Roxy must deal with their new popularity within Gardenia while also dealing with a pair of animal smugglers.|
|93||15||"Lezioni di magia" / "Magic Lessons"|
"The New Witch in Town"
|16 October 2009||24 June 2012|
|The Winx girls' new popularity infuriates the Wizards of the Black Circle, so in a plot to make people hate fairies, they offer to transform Mitzi and her two friends into dark fairies. Meanwhile, Jason invites Musa to his wedding, and the Winx Club girls teach Roxy the basics of being a fairy of animals.|
|94||16||"Un mondo virtuale" / "A Virtual World"|
"A Virtual Hideout"
|19 October 2009||24 June 2012|
|Tecna reveals that she has created a virtual world in her computer to hide the White Circle, but while the girls go to perform at the Frutti Music Bar, the Wizards enter the virtual world to find it.|
|95||17||"L'isola incantata" / "The Enchanted Island"|
|21 October 2009||1 July 2012|
|The Winx travel to the island of Tir Nan Og. Upon arriving, a mysterious figure keeps calling out to Roxy and a dark force soon abducts the Winx and imprisons them. Roxy frees Earth fairies but they reveal that after having been imprisoned for so many centuries they only want cold revenge against the Wizards' who imprisoned them and declare war against all of humanity for no longer believing in magic, which had weakened the Earth fairies'.|
|96||18||"La furia della natura" / "The Nature Rage"|
|26 October 2009||1 July 2012|
|Diana, the major Earth fairy of nature, begins the war against humanity by transforming Gardenia into a man-eating jungle and the Winx girls, with Roxy, have no choice but to do battle against her minions. Meanwhile, the specialists fight off against Diana, but are kidnapped in the process. In the end, they report Diana's actions to Ms. Faragonda and how their Believix powers almost didn't succeed in battle, and she tells them that in order for them to defeat Diana, they must discover the power of the Gifts of Destiny.|
|97||19||"Nel regno di Diana" / "In Diana's Kingdom"|
"In the Amazon Forest"
|28 October 2009||8 July 2012|
|The Winx Club girls are paid a special visit by the Ethereal Fairies, who grant them the first Gift of Destiny called Sophix. After gaining their new abilities, they enter the Amazon Rainforest. But when they arrive, they must do battle with more of Diana's minions and Flora, Musa and Aisha are kidnapped. Meanwhile, Bloom, Stella and Tecna locate the source of Diana's powers: the Sacred Bud.|
|98||20||"I doni del destino" / "The Gifts of Destiny"|
|30 October 2009||8 July 2012|
|Flora, Musa and Aisha and the Specialists (Sky, Brandon, Helia, Riven, Timmy) manage to escape Diana's fortress and meet up with the others as they realize that the Sacred Bud is connected to her; the more of the forest that is destroyed, the more Diana is weakened. The girls must save the forest as well as Diana, and also somehow manage to convince her to release Gardenia from its jungle spell. They are successful in their mission, and now Diana is trying to convince Queen Morgana not to crave for vengeance against humanity.|
|99||21||"La caverna di Sibylla" / "Sibylla's Cave"|
"The Fairy of Justice"
|2 November 2009||15 July 2012|
|The Winx Club form an unlikely alliance with the Fairy Hunters to help one of them after Duman comes down with an illness. They travel to the Sibillini Mountains in Italy, where they ask the fairy of justice, Sibylla, for help.|
|100||22||"La Torre Gelata" / "The Frozen Tower"|
|6 November 2009||15 July 2012|
|Aurora, Earth fairy of the North, freezes all of Earth over and threatens to send the planet into another Ice Age. The Winx Club, using another Gift of Destiny called Lovix, which is winter-themed, confront Aurora. Meanwhile, Roxy is getting headaches due to Morgana contacting her telepathically in order to convince her to join her quest for vengeance.|
|101||23||"La prova di Bloom" / "Bloom's Trial"|
|6 November 2009||22 July 2012|
|To protect Roxy, Bloom must fight Nebula, the major fairy of war, with the agreement that she drop her campaign for revenge if Bloom wins. Bloom eventually wins the fight, and the Winx Club return home. Along the way the ethereal fairies give the Winx Club the third and final Gift of Destiny, the Black Gift, which could be used to revive someone who is dead and can be used only once.|
|102||24||"Il giorno della giustizia" / "The Day of Justice"|
"The Wizard's Trap"
|9 November 2009||22 July 2012|
|The Winx girls return to Tir Nan Og with the Wizards of the Black Circle, but they end up in the fight of their lives when the magical kingdom is in danger. Duman betrays the Winx and specialists again, and Nabu kills him. Nabu makes the ultimate sacrifice to save the kingdom and "dies" in the process. When Aisha proceeds to use the Black Gift given by the Ethereal fairies, it is snatched away by the wizards of the Black Circle. This causes Aisha to seek revenge for Nabu. In the end Aisha leaves the Winx Club and joins Nebula's army.|
|103||25||"Il segreto di Morgana" / "Morgana's Secret"|
"Home at Last"
|11 November 2009||29 July 2012|
|Nebula overthrows Morgana and conquers the magical kingdom of Tir Nan Og. Then, she leads her army into the Omega Dimension where the remaining Wizards are hiding. After freeing Morgana, Roxy discovers that she is Morgana's daughter. Later, the Winx girls must face Nebula's army, led by their new lieutenant, Aisha. Morgana and the Winx girls are able to convince the Fairies of Vengeance not to seek revenge, but now must also convince Aisha and Nebula of the same.|
|104||26||"Ghiaccio e fuoco" / "Ice and Fire"|
"Duel in the Omega Dimension"
|13 November 2009||29 July 2012|
|The Wizards of the Black Circle flee as Aisha and Nebula chase them toward a dead end. Determined to avenge Nabu, Aisha teams up with Nebula to destroy the Fairy Hunters, but both are overpowered. The rest of the Winx catch up with Aisha and Nebula and all eight fairies use convergence to overpower and defeat the evil Wizards. Morgana proclaims Nebula the new Earth fairy queen of Tir Nan Og, and then returns to Gardenia, where she is reunited with her husband, Rick, and her daughter Roxy while Aisha returns to the Winx Club. Riven and Musa make up, and get back together. At the Frutti Music Bar, Roxy makes the decision to study at Alfea before the Winx Club make one last performance. The episode ends with the girls flying over Gardenia and into the sunset, briefly reverting to their Enchantix forms.|