For the eponymous character, see Oliver Queen.
"He called the man "kapiushon"."
"Da. Reports of man with a bow and arrow are disrupting business, Bratva and otherwise."
Anatoly Knyazev and Konstantin Kovar
"Kapiushon" is the seventeenth episode of the fifth season of Arrow, and the one-hundred-ninth episode overall. It aired on March 22, 2017.


Prometheus goes to great lengths to break Oliver. Meanwhile, in the flashbacks, Anatoly becomes worried about Oliver’s increasingly violent tendencies, which come to a head in a brutal confrontation.[1]




Preparation ran from January 19 until January 27, 2017. Shooting ran from January 30 until February 8, 2017.[2]


  • This is the first appearance of Malcolm Merlyn in Oliver Queen's flashback storyline.
  • Evelyn Sharp returns after being absent for 8 episodes.
  • The episode was originally titled "Kapot".[2]
    • The Russian word "Kapot" (Капот) translates to "a car hood". The actual term for "hood" (as in, headdress) is "Kapyushon" (Капюшон), what the episode was later roughly retitled to.
  • This episode depicts how Oliver got his Bratva tattoo as a reward by Anatoly and how he lost it due to Adrian's vengeance.


  1. "Oliver Reaches His Breaking Point in Arrow's "Kapiushon" Synopsis --Plus, What That Word Means!" -
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter