The BEST episodes of Arcane

Every episode of Arcane ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Arcane!

Amid the stark discord of twin cities Piltover and Zaun, two sisters fight on rival sides of a war between magic technologies and clashing convictions.

Last Updated: 9/30/2023Network: Tencent VideoStatus: Continuing
The Monster You Created
1612 votes

#1 - The Monster You Created

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/20/2021

Perilously close to war, the leaders of Piltover and Zaun reach an ultimatum. But a fateful standoff changes both cities forever.

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The Base Violence Necessary for Change
1782 votes

#2 - The Base Violence Necessary for Change

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/6/2021

An epic showdown between old rivals results in a fateful moment for Zaun. Jayce and Viktor risk it all for their research.

Writer: Ash Brannon
The Boy Savior
1489 votes

#3 - The Boy Savior

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/20/2021

Caitlyn and Vi meet an ally in Zaun’s streets and head into a frenzied battle with a common foe. Viktor makes a dire decision.

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Oil and Water
1462 votes

#4 - Oil and Water

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/2021

Disowned heir Mel and her visiting mother trade combat tactics. Caitlyn and Vi forge an unlikely alliance. Jinx undergoes a startling change.

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When These Walls Come Tumbling Down
1557 votes

#5 - When These Walls Come Tumbling Down

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/13/2021

An eager protégé undermines his mentor on the council as a magical tech rapidly evolves. With authorities in pursuit, Jinx must face her past.

Writer: Alex Yee
Everybody Wants to Be My Enemy
1540 votes

#6 - Everybody Wants to Be My Enemy

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/13/2021

Rogue enforcer Caitlyn tours the undercity to track down Silco. Jayce puts a target on his back trying to root out Piltover corruption.

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Happy Progress Day!
1581 votes

#7 - Happy Progress Day!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/13/2021

With Piltover prospering from their tech, Jayce and Viktor weigh their next move. A familiar face re-emerges from Zaun to wreak havoc.

Writer: David Dunne
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Welcome to the Playground
1960 votes

#8 - Welcome to the Playground

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/6/2021

Orphaned sisters Vi and Powder bring trouble to Zaun's underground streets in the wake of a heist in posh Piltover.

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Some Mysteries Are Better Left Unsolved
1737 votes

#9 - Some Mysteries Are Better Left Unsolved

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/6/2021

Idealistic inventor Jayce attempts to harness magic through science — despite his mentor's warnings. Criminal kingpin Silco tests a powerful substance.