The Best Episodes of Black Clover

Last Updated: May 22, 2019

Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus. However, as they grew up, some differences between them became plain. Yuno was a genius with magic, with amazing power and control, while Asta could not use magic at all, and tried to make up for his lack by training physically. When they received their Grimoires at age 15, Yuno got a spectacular book with a four-leaf clover (most people receive a three-leaf-clover), while Asta received nothing at all. However, when Yuno was threatened, the truth about Asta's power was revealed, he received a five-leaf clover Grimoire, a "black clover"! Now the two friends are heading out in the world, both seeking the same goal!

Special Little Brother vs. Failed Big Brother

#1 - Special Little Brother vs. Failed Big Brother

Season 1 - Episode 80

star 8.77
69 votes
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Beyond Limits

#2 - Beyond Limits

Season 1 - Episode 49

Asta’s sword finally manages to take down Vetto! But that was all a part of Vetto’s plan. He manages to steal Asta’s sword and break his arm. Vetto proudly proclaims victory, but Asta doesn’t give up hope.

star 8.41
86 votes
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The Light of Judgment

#3 - The Light of Judgment

Season 1 - Episode 35

Yami and Licht continue their battle and Asta faces off with Valtos. Meanwhile, Finral manages to get all of the kids and Theresa back to the town and Theresa gets treated for her injuries.

star 8.33
92 votes
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The Victors

#4 - The Victors

Season 1 - Episode 84

star 8.32
28 votes
Despair vs. Hope

#5 - Despair vs. Hope

Season 1 - Episode 48

Asta continues his attacks against Vetto with support from Vanessa and Finral. They finally manage to land a blow on Vetto, but it’s not very effective. Vanessa and Finral remember when they were younger and much weaker.

star 8.31
77 votes
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Destroyer

#6 - Destroyer

Season 1 - Episode 17

In order to go to the treasure chamber together with his friends, Yuno confronts Mars alongside Klaus, so that the injured Mimosa can heal herself. But they have a hard time harming Mars at all.

star 8.29
108 votes
Writers: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
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The Only Weapon

#7 - The Only Weapon

Season 1 - Episode 47

Despite being greatly injured in the battle against Vetto, Asta stands up to face him again. Seeing this, Vanessa and Finral come to assist Asta, too.

star 8.26
73 votes
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Awakening

#8 - Awakening

Season 1 - Episode 46

Kahono and Noelle reach Asta and the others. Noelle is astonished at how powerful Vetto is, but Kahono remains confident. She is the granddaughter of Gifso and cherishes everyone at the Underwater Temple, which she is willing to do anything to protect.

star 8.24
79 votes
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Light Magic vs Dark Magic

#9 - Light Magic vs Dark Magic

Season 1 - Episode 34

After defeating Sally and Baro, Asta and Gauche suddenly end up having to face Licht, the leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun. Licht's attacks are too fast for Asta to see, and he gets injured.

star 8.23
87 votes
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Three Eyes

#10 - Three Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 36

With the help of Gauche, Yami and Asta are able to defeat Licht. However, their victory is short-lived, as the three who call themselves the Third Eye appear and come to Licht’s aid.

star 8.16
82 votes
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The Life of a Certain Man

#11 - The Life of a Certain Man

Season 1 - Episode 81

star 8.13
55 votes
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Burn It into You

#12 - Burn It into You

Season 1 - Episode 83

star 8.12
42 votes
The Pointlessly Direct Fireball and the Wild Lightning

#13 - The Pointlessly Direct Fireball and the Wild Lightning

Season 1 - Episode 44

One of the members of the Third Eye, Vetto, appears at the Underwater Temple along with his underlings.

star 8.11
75 votes
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Capital Riot

#14 - Capital Riot

Season 1 - Episode 21

Asta defends Noelle from her siblings at the decoration ceremony, and the other nobles try to put him in his place. Meanwhile, Leopold and Fuegoleon seem to have taken a liking to Asta, which causes an argument between Fuegoleon and Nozel.

star 8.05
115 votes
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Memories of You

#15 - Memories of You

Season 1 - Episode 18

Asta, Yuno and the others finally get to the treasure chamber, and they’re in awe at the mountain of treasure in front t of them. Yuno finds a strange scroll with strange writing, and then his grimoire does something strange.

star 8.04
115 votes
Writers: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
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The One With No Magic

#16 - The One With No Magic

Season 1 - Episode 37

Three of the Magic Knight captains—Jack the Ripper, Charlotte, and Nozel—appear and come to Yami and Asta's aid in fighting the Third Eye. Asta is told that his grimoire and swords belong to Licht's master, and Licht wants them back.

star 8.03
91 votes
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Defectors' Atonement

#17 - Defectors' Atonement

Season 1 - Episode 60

While Asta and the other Black Bulls were fighting with Fana, Fanzell was facing off with the forces of the Diamond Kingdom, which he used to be a part of. The forces happen to be led by two of Fanzell's former students, Ladros and Mars. Fanzell left the Diamond Kingdom because he didn't agree with the kingdom's methods, but before, he would train children on how to use their powers for the Diamond Kingdom. Fanzell tries to reason with his former students, but Ladros attacks regardlessly, forcing Fanzell to fight with them.

star 8.02
58 votes
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Assembly at the Royal Capital

#18 - Assembly at the Royal Capital

Season 1 - Episode 20

Asta and Noelle head to the Magic Knights Headquarters in the Noble Realm to report on their mission to capture the dungeon. On their way, they run into Yuno, Klaus, and Mimosa, and they all head to the headquarters together.

star 8.02
124 votes
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Peasant Trap

#19 - Peasant Trap

Season 1 - Episode 78

star 7.98
51 votes
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Destruction and Salvation

#20 - Destruction and Salvation

Season 1 - Episode 19

Asta is gravely injured in the battle against Mars and collapses. Despite his own injuries, something drives Mars onward, and he tries to finish off Asta.

star 7.97
116 votes
Writers: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
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The Red Thread of Fate

#21 - The Red Thread of Fate

Season 1 - Episode 64

As promised, Asta and the others get rid of the invaders who attacked the Witches' Forest. However, the Queen of Witches was after Asta and his swords to begin with. She uses a spell to make Asta her puppet and tries to get him to kill his own friends. Vanessa begs the queen to stop, but she refuses. But in her helplessness, Vanessa ends up awakening to a new spell...

star 7.97
61 votes
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Mister Delinquent vs. Muscle Runt

#22 - Mister Delinquent vs. Muscle Runt

Season 1 - Episode 79

star 7.97
59 votes
Flower of Resolution

#23 - Flower of Resolution

Season 1 - Episode 74

The first round of the Royal Knights Selection Exam... Asta's team is first up to fight. Asta ends up on a team with Mimosa and a mage named Xerx Lügner. The way to win the battle is to destroy the other team's crystal. However, before the match even starts, Xerx upsets the enemy team by being rude to the Wizard King and they heavily damage Asta's team's crystal. Asta and Mimosa panic. Meanwhile, Xerx doesn't seem like he wants to do this at all and takes a break. Asta and Mimosa must now fight alone... What will they do?

star 7.96
55 votes
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The Magic Knights Entrance Exam

#24 - The Magic Knights Entrance Exam

Season 1 - Episode 4

Asta and Yuno head toward the colosseum in the royal capital for the Magic Knights Entrance Exam, while looking around and admiring all the things they’ve never seen before.

star 7.93
148 votes
Writers: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
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To Help Somebody Someday

#25 - To Help Somebody Someday

Season 1 - Episode 33

Sally’s gel magic is extremely incompatible with Gauche’s mirror magic. She uses her dark magic item and turns Baro into a giant mud monster, which makes Gauche take Marie and flee.

star 7.93
83 votes
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