Goblin Slayer! Volume 05
LN Vol 05 cover
Volume Information
Japanese Title ゴブリンスレイヤー 5
Romaji Goburin Sureiyā
Chinese Title 哥布林杀手 5
Korean Title 고블린 슬레이어 5
Written by Kumo Kagyu
Illustrated by Noboru Kannatuki
Series Goblin Slayer!
Pages 320 (Japanese)
208 (English)
Featured In Cover Priestess, Goblin Slayer
Date of Release May 15, 2017 (Japanese)

September 18, 2018 (English)

ISBN ISBN 978-4-7973-9158-9
Character Debut
Audio Drama Audio Drama
Volume Navigation
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Goblin Slayer! Volume 5 is the fifth novel of the Goblin Slayer series.


A desperate call for help to find a missing young swordswoman after a goblin hunt has brought Goblin Slayer's party to the mountainous land of winter to the north. Enduring great hardship and injury, they delve into the caverns and suspect that something has been directing the goblins to do their bidding. Now the adventurers must brave the ancient ruins and get to the bottom of this mystery!


  • Chapter 1: Rehearsal
  • Chapter 2: Large Scale Battle
  • Chapter 3: Assault
  • Chapter 4: The Beginning of the End
  • Interlude: The Words of the waiting
  • Chapter 5: Dungeon Attack Strategy
  • Chapter 6: Crown of Goblin
  • Interlude: God's word in between break
  • Chapter 7: Tomorrow, a new night

Chapter 1

A party consist of a Ojou-sama swordswoman(お嬢さま), Half Elf girl, a rhea scout, a human magician and a dwarf monk was asked to get rid of a small Goblin nest from the northern cold village.

The Leader Ojou-sama use a family heirloom sword, and can cast lightning bolt. She is a White porcelain class rookie. On paper, it indicates that she is a stronger fighter than Goblin Slayer both in terms of Ability and Equipment. ............

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They decided to accept it. Upon coming to the village, The Team encountered a small goblin party. The team manage to annihilate it before deciding on entering the mountain.

Chapter 2

Back at the city, a letter arrives from the Sword Maiden, she gives her thanks for Goblin Slayer since she no longer has nightmares of goblins. It was written with such passion that both High Elf Archer and Priestess thought that it's almost like a love letter to Goblin Slayer. Then it proceeds about the main issue, stating that a certain parent of a noble girl is asking for her help in finding her and her missing party. Asking for "the most trustworthy upper level adventurers", and since it involved goblins, the first adventurer that came to mind was Goblin Slayer.


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Goblin Slayer and the party decided to accept it, going in the northern cold village, the Dwarf Shaman was surprisingly used to cold, while the lizard priest suffers, they were surprised that Goblin Slayer is well acclaimed to snowy mountain, the main reason is that this is where he received his training.

Their job is to find and help the Ojou-sama if she is alive, recover the personal belongings or remains if not, While they Goblin Slayer thinks that there is a great chance that she's alive, but none of them thought that she would be "unhurt". Goblin Slayer added further stating that the "winter is long,and the Goblins needs entertainment".

Goblin Slayer and his party arrived at the village only to find out that it is under attack by the Goblins, a battle ensued, the party divides in to two, and they are successful in annihilating the 20 advance troops. Goblin Slayer sense a strangeness in the Goblin's actions.

Chapter 3

The villagers welcome them. They ask for a map and the villagers gave them a map of parchment. They headed to the tavern to rest, as the former adventurers bought up the food, the tavern only has potato dishes.

They said that they execute an attack to defeat the goblins. Adding that it seems that the previous adventurers met some kind of trouble.


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Goblin Slayer then goes for a quick hike and returns back at the dawn. The party decided to resume, upon arriving at the cave, the goblins were drilling holes at the cave plaza. Although the High Elf Archer suffered an arrow to the thigh, they managed to annihilate the 17 Goblins.

Inside the cave, a chapel was built where a sacrificial maiden was banged. She is the ojou-sama,who failed to subdue the goblins.

Chapter 4

After they rescue the ojou-sama, they saw the sign that was engraved on her was the sign of god of wisdom and knowledge. They realized the identity of the enemy from the branding. Goblin slayer deducted that the enemy was the NEVER SEEN BEFORE Goblin Holy Knight/Goblin Paladin, with high degree learning ability.

The ojou-sama was a white porcelain rank rookie adventurer,because of the rookies mistake of strategy in failing to to take account of the harsh weather/winter, her party suffered for it,she was seperated from her group, captured and branded by the goblins while on the top of the altar, while the rest of the party was annihilated by the goblins. They decided to go back to the village.


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Upon returning to the village,Goblin Slayer discovered and tell them that the village has another nest hole. There's another home base of the enemy,and that there is a residential area in the ruins of the dwarf mountain hill.

The rescued ojou-sama while emotionally unstable,request Goblin Slayer and the party to accompany them despite High Elf Archers objection. She exist as a avenger who is deprived of everything, she go as far as offering her own hair as the downpayment, which Goblin Slayer relented.

Chapter 5

Since they know that the goblins are follower of specific cult, Goblin Slayer and the party diguise themselves as a follower of the evil cult (Green Crescent Moon) in order to trick their way to the Goblins lair. The party puts the three women in the cage as a contribution.

The Lizard Priest communicates with the Goblin priest in a philosophical technique. The Castle gate is opened and they all carry the women in the dungeon fortress. The ojou-sama forgotten in anger punches and killed the goblin priest.

High Elf Archer gets angry with the failure of the plan. But the Priestess enters into arbitration. Aiming for the old arsenal of the castle, the party advances with the Dwarf Shaman leading. High Elf Archer opens the key, takes the weapon. They look at the courtyard above the wall. In the courtyard held the coronation of the Goblin Paladin.

Chapter 6

In the courtyard the coronation of Goblin Paladin was held, with the Goblins praising their hero, numbering over 50.

Once inside, the engraving of the brand in ojou-sama react to coronation ceremony, the burning mark has fever, and she is in pain. The eyes of the Goblin Paladin and Goblin Slayer meet, thus the fight begins.

Goblin Slayer and Priestess protect them from the Goblins arrow. They divide into two with Goblin Slayer, Priestess and the Ojou-sama swordswoman, while the Dwarf Shaman, Lizard Priest and High Elf Archer team up. Goblin Slayer tries to buy time. Ojou-sama has a mental breakdown and Goblin Slayer rallies her, promising that he will retrieve the sword back from Goblin Paladin.

Goblin Slayer annihilates the goblins with the Priestess and Ojou-sama guarding him in the back. High Elf Archer and company sets a fire when they see a food storehouse, in order to put the Ojou-sama military technique into practice. A tormented torch flashes gasoline and makes a wall of fire, Goblin Paladin appear infront of Goblin Slayer through the flame. The battle is antagonistic, and the goblin army is burned down with the ojou-sama lightning technique. Goblin slayer holds two girls, and descends from the wall by hooks. They joined with High Elf Archers team, escapes leaving the Goblin no food and furious.


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The light of the daybreak shines on the snowy mountain, and the party began withdrawing from the battle. They leave the burnt castle, the army of the goblin approaches from behind pursuing them.

The party arrives at the valley, they defeated 30 and Goblin Slayer faces off with the Goblin Paladin. They fight,in the previous encounter, both Goblin Slayer and Goblin Paladin knows that GS shield cant stop the noble girls family heirloom sword. So Goblin Slayer assume the same pose, taunting and inviting the Goblin Paladins sword to penetrate his shield, and hit Goblin Slayer in the shoulder blade, because of that the swords hilt stuck so Goblin Slayer twist the shield and forcibly took the sword away, Goblin Slayer told Goblin Paladin that he's a fool then slash him in the throat using Lizard Priest tooth sword.

After that, Goblin Slayer had noble girl cast her final lighting strike spell against the mountain side to cause an avalanche to bury the rest of the goblins, together with Goblin Slayer and Goblin Paladin's body, the adventurers are safe thanks to priestess's shield miracle, and Goblin Slayer survives with his breathable ring mentions in book 4, dig himself out of the snow, GS claims it was a failure on his part not taking into account of avalanche washing away the bodies, so he had to dig further and finally finds the scarbbard to return it together with the sword to the noble girl. The ojou-sama was overflowing in tears, thanking him.

Chapter 7

As the long winter is over, and the new year is coming, the guild hosted a feast.

The strongest spearman of the frontier talks about battle, also the heavy swordsman party. Cow Girl and Guild Girl give the lunch box to Priestess in order to give it to Goblin Slayer.

Goblin Slayer is camping outside of town, watching in case of surprise attack. As he always do it every single year, but this year is different with the Priestess joins him for a quiet new year’s supper with the blessing of the cow girl and guild girl.

Somewhere, both the God of illusion and God of truth are satisfied with this particular adventure.

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