Gon Freecss (ゴン゠フリークス, Gon Furīkusu) is a Rookie Hunter and the son of Ging Freecss. Finding his father is Gon’s motivation in becoming a Hunter.
He has been the main protagonist for most of the series, having said role in the Hunter Exam, Zoldyck Family, Heavens Arena, Greed Island, and Chimera Ant arcs. He was also the deuteragonist of the Yorknew City arc. Gon is a young boy with long spiky black green tipped hair and large, hazel brown eyes. His usual outfit is composed of a green jacket with reddish edges covering a black or white tank top underneath, green short shorts, and green, laced boots. In some arcs such as the Greed Island and Chimera Ant arcs he takes off the jacket and wears only the tank top. In the Greed Island arc and at the beginning of the Chimera Ant arc he wears the Paladin’s Necklace, a Greed Island card with the ability to purge any external effects to a card the wearer is holding.