The BEST episodes of Black Clover

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

Asta and Yuno were abandoned together as babies in baskets in the same church the same day, and since then they have been inseparable. When they were children, they promised that they would compete with each other to see who would become the next Wizard King. However, as they grew, some differences between them became clear: Yuno was a magical prodigy, while Asta could not use magic at all. In a country where magic is everything and athletic ability is nothing, Asta tried every day to provoke even the simplest magic of himself with physical training and strong proclamations of his will

Last Updated: 12/2/2023Network: TV TokyoStatus: Ended
Black Oath
163 votes

#1 - Black Oath

Season 1 - Episode 167 - Aired 3/9/2021

Asta and Yami surpass their limits and begin their counterattack! Despite being covered in injuries, Asta and Yami give Dante a run for his money. Asta tries to bear with his injuries and thinks he needs something more to live up to what Yami expects him to be. In order to become more powerful, he tries to delve deeper into his devil powers, and...

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The Faraway Future
158 votes

#2 - The Faraway Future

Season 1 - Episode 170 - Aired 3/30/2021

Nacht summons the devil who had been giving Asta his powers all this time. In order to use his devil powers to their fullest extent, Asta must defeat his devil and bind him, but he also offers an alternative solution that is a bit surprising. Yuno, Noelle, and the others also swear that will get revenge on the Dark Triad and get back Captain Yami and Captain Vangeance. A new battle is about to begin!

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We Won't Lose to You
227 votes

#3 - We Won't Lose to You

Season 1 - Episode 100 - Aired 9/10/2019

Asta was taken deep back into the labyrinth by Raia, who had suddenly appeared. There, he found not only Mimosa, but Klaus, Hamon, and Yuno who had reincarnated as elves. Klaus and Hamon have completely different personalities and they attack Asta. However, Yuno doesn’t join the fight yet one way or another. Asta doesn’t want to fight his friends and says that he’s going to survive and become the Wizard King. That somehow brings out a change in Yuno. Meanwhile, there was someone else watching the battle quietly: Another Licht that looked just like “the leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun Licht.” Apparently, he is the real Licht, the leader of the elves.

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Julius Novachrono
198 votes

#4 - Julius Novachrono

Season 1 - Episode 93 - Aired 7/23/2019

The battle between the Clover Kingdom’s most powerful wizard, the Wizard King Julius Novachrono, and the leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun, Licht, had begun. Julius had been chosen by a very unique grimoire and he used time magic. As the Wizard King, he firmly believed in the path he had walked and the future he wanted for everyone, so a very fierce battle begins. Licht uses light magic which is super powerful and fast, but apparently, it’s no match for Julius’s time magic.

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Captain Yami Sukehiro
141 votes

#5 - Captain Yami Sukehiro

Season 1 - Episode 166 - Aired 3/2/2021

Vanica and her subordinates continue their attack on the Heart Kingdom. Meanwhile, back at the Black Bulls' hideout, Captain Yami's fight against Dante continued. Despite how overwhelmingly powerful Dante is, Yami continues to fight back, landing another powerful blow onto Dante. However, no matter how much Dante is damaged, he continues to regenerate. What will Yami do?

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The Final Attack
191 votes

#6 - The Final Attack

Season 1 - Episode 119 - Aired 1/28/2020

Licht and Lumiere fight against the devil using incredibly powerful magic. But the devil has incredible regeneration powers and quickly heals himself, making him difficult to defeat. Asta witnesses the two powerful mages fighting and tries to figure out if he can use his anti-magic in a more useful way. He’s able to use a new power, but it’s so powerful that he’s having a hard time controlling it. Meanwhile, Yuno also awakens to a new power... Asta and Yuno, who both aspire to be the future Wizard King, pull off an impressive attack in front of the first Wizard King!

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The Great War Breaks Out
138 votes

#7 - The Great War Breaks Out

Season 1 - Episode 162 - Aired 2/2/2021

After spending time in the Heart Kingdom, Asta finally goes back to the Black Bulls' hideout. However, they were currently under attack by one of the Dark Triad, Dante. Asta does his best to fight back with his friends, but is having a hard time facing Dante, who is also a devil-possessed, but is far more powerful than him. Meanwhile, around the same time, another member of the Dark Triad who is possessed by the devil Megicula, Vanica, attacks the Heart Kingdom. Loropechika can't help but panic at the sight of the one behind her curse, but...

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Special Little Brother vs. Failed Big Brother
191 votes

#8 - Special Little Brother vs. Failed Big Brother

Season 1 - Episode 80 - Aired 4/23/2019

Langris recalls how his parents doted on him and arranged for him to marry a noble lady named Finnes Calmreich, whereas Finral was neglected. Langris was enraged to find Finnes preferred the weaker Finral instead of him. Langris attacks Finral's crystal, expecting to defeat Finral easily but is shocked when Finral cancels his attack. Finral explains that when two different spatial spells collide the mana currents cancel each other out. Leopold and Hamon attack the enemy crystal and duel with Flagil. Finral teleports Sekke away to the Black Bulls base where he is punished by Yami for disturbing him on the toilet. Enraged that Finral dare stand up to him Langris prepares his most powerful attack spell. Finral, who always regretted not being closer to Langris, begs him to stop. Further enraged at Finral's attempt to act like an older brother Langris attacks and though Finral tries to fight back his crystal is destroyed and parts of his body are violently teleported away. Langris' team are declared the winners. Langris recalls that while his parents loved him for being powerful everyone else loved Finral for being kind. Unable to handle his rage Langris prepares to attack and murder the unconscious Finral, but is stopped when Asta and the Bulls furiously storm onto the battlefield to defend Finral.

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The Wizard King vs. The Leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun
201 votes

#9 - The Wizard King vs. The Leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun

Season 1 - Episode 92 - Aired 7/16/2019

While the Wizard King Julius was thinking about how the Royal Knights were fairing on their raid of the Eye of the Midnight Sun’s hideout, a person appeared before him. It was someone Julius was very familiar with and they start reminiscing about the past. Meanwhile, Yami had appeared at the Golden Dawn’s headquarters because he had received a message from Vangeance saying that he wanted to apologize for Langris injuring Finral. But no matter how long Yami waited, Vangeance didn’t show up, which was irritating Yami to no end.

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Battlefield Dancer
177 votes

#10 - Battlefield Dancer

Season 1 - Episode 108 - Aired 11/5/2019

Noelle, Nozel, and Zora arrive at the Silva residence where Noelle and Nozel grew up and end up fighting the elf Kivn there. However Kivn’s magic interferes with their magic, making it hard to fight her. Even then, Noelle is able to fight back but Captain Nozel is gravely injured. With her pride and confidence as a Magic Knight and her desire to protect her older brother, Noelle is able to awaken to a new power.

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A Reunion Across Time and Space
182 votes

#11 - A Reunion Across Time and Space

Season 1 - Episode 118 - Aired 1/21/2020

To stop the devil from leaving the Shadow Palace Asta, Yuno, and Patry, who had just regained his senses, head to the top floor. Once they get there, they are greeted by the first Wizard King, Lumiere Silvamillion Clover and the one who serves him, Secré Swallowtail。Secré is the true form of the mysterious bird, Nero, and she is a mage that uses a rare magic called sealing magic. She uses her magic to break the seal on Licht, and they are able to witness the true leader of the elves, Licht, and his true powers. An epic battle begins so that Licht and Lumiere can get revenge against the devil.

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Breaking the Seal
178 votes

#12 - Breaking the Seal

Season 1 - Episode 117 - Aired 1/14/2020

The strange little black bird Nero, who kept following Asta around, suddenly appears before Finral, who had just finished fighting with his brother Langris, and demands that he take them to the Demon’s bones back in Hage Village. Finral is obviously startled that Nero’s suddenly speaking human words but obliges and takes Nero to the bones and witnesses an unbelievable sight. We will finally find out the true events that befell the elves 500 years ago! Meanwhile, back at the Shadow Palace, the devil’s eerie magic fills the room.

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180 votes

#13 - Mastermind

Season 1 - Episode 115 - Aired 12/24/2019

Yuno manages to enter the Shadow Palace with his pendant and runs into Patry and the others. However, his pendant is immediately stolen. Now, all of the necessary magic stones have been collected and the elves’ wish was supposed to come true. However, an uninvited guest appears before them: A devil from another world. They find out everything that happened between the elves and humans were actually a part of his plan all along. Yuno can’t hide is astonishment at how powerful the devil is as he tries to fight it, and then Asta and Mimosa also arrive!

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The Victors
176 votes

#14 - The Victors

Season 1 - Episode 84 - Aired 5/21/2019

Yuno and Rill prepare to fight. Asta is upset he missed his chance to duel Yuno in the final match. Yuno and Rill begin their duel while Rill's teammates duel Noelle and En. Yuno is unable to get past Rill's defences. As Rill is a squad captain Yuno decides to use a spell he was saving for his duel with Asta. Combining his battle experience with his vast amount of mana Yuno merges himself with Sylph. Using the full power of Sylph Yuno attacks Rill, and though Rill manages to block Yuno's spell his crystal is destroyed. The Wizard King determines that Rill used so much power he accidentally blew up his own crystal, resulting in victory for Yuno, Noelle and En. The Wizard King announces that based on their performance during the exam he will select between 10 and 20 knights to become Royal Knights. The Wizard King determines that Langris was the knight being secretly manipulated by the Midnight Sun but remains suspicious that something else is going on. Despite feeling upset Asta swears to Yuno that he will catch up to him one day. As he is leaving Zora is confronted by the Wizard King who reveals he knew Zora's father, Zara, and that he created the star system to honour Zara, so that magic knights would get recognition for their deeds, whether they are noble or peasant. He further reveals he plans to make Zora a Royal Knight, but suggests that from now on Zora only wear the robes of the magic squad he already belongs to.

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173 votes

#15 - Dawn

Season 1 - Episode 120 - Aired 2/4/2020

The Shadow Palace begins to shatter, but Asta and the others manage to escape. Meanwhile, the elves continued to attack the kingdom because they still didn’t know the truth. Asta is the only one who can undo the resurrection, but it won’t be easy to save all of them at once. Patry then frees Vangeance, who’s sleeping inside him, so he can use his world tree magic and Licht can use his magic that connects him with all of the elves and Asta is able to undo the resurrection of all the elves at once. Finally, the long battle is coming to an end.

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Beyond Limits
213 votes

#16 - Beyond Limits

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 9/11/2018

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.

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Zenon's Power
150 votes

#17 - Zenon's Power

Season 1 - Episode 161 - Aired 1/26/2021

After hearing about the Golden Dawn members being in trouble, Yuno hurries back. When he returned, their headquarters had been destroyed and many of the squad members were near death. Yuno's rage explodes. Meanwhile, the members who can still fight are doing their best to hold up against the attackers that includes one of the members of the Dark Triade, Zenon, and his minions.

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The Beginning of Hope and Despair
136 votes

#18 - The Beginning of Hope and Despair

Season 1 - Episode 158 - Aired 1/5/2021

Spade Kingdom troops travel through a nearby strong magic region using a mobile fortress that sucks up the mana of their citizens. Asta and his friends decide to help.

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Mereoleona vs. Raia the Disloyal
187 votes

#19 - Mereoleona vs. Raia the Disloyal

Season 1 - Episode 91 - Aired 7/9/2019

Mereoleona and Nozel plow their way through the dungeon to get to Licht along with the other Royal Knights. It is then that the final member of the Third Eye, Raia the Disloyal, appears in front of Mereoleona. Asta and Zora are astounded at how powerful Mereoleona is, but then suddenly, there are two Astas. Mereoleona doesn’t even hesitate and decides to attack both of the Astas.

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New Future
192 votes

#20 - New Future

Season 1 - Episode 94 - Aired 7/30/2019

After receiving an emergency message from Julius’s aide, Marx, Yami hurries to the scene of Julius and Licht’s battle. However, once he gets there, he sees an unbelievable sight. Meanwhile, the Royal Knights continued their battle at the Eye of the Midnight Sun’s hideout. Captain Mereoleona had the final member of the Third Eye, Raia, cornered. Seeing no way out, Raia was about to activate a self-destruct spell when Asta nullifies his spell and then gives him a piece of his mind.

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The Sleeping Lion
175 votes

#21 - The Sleeping Lion

Season 1 - Episode 98 - Aired 8/27/2019

The Clover Kingdom is thrown into chaos as people calling themselves “elves” attack. These effects were visible at the Crimson Lion Kings’ base, as well. Vice Captain Randall’s personality had completely changed and he attacked his comrades. Because of the sheer difference in power, the other members of the Crimson Lion Kings start to give up, but Leopold refuses to do so. As the younger brother of the captains Fuegoleon and Mereoleona, Leopold refuses to lose!

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The Ultimate Natural Enemy
178 votes

#22 - The Ultimate Natural Enemy

Season 1 - Episode 116 - Aired 1/7/2020

“When the owner of the four-leaf grimoire is filled with despair, the five-leaf clover grimoire will be born.” Patry is filled with despair after learning he had been manipulated by the devil all this time and turns into a dark elf. He then starts attacking Yuno and Asta, fueled by nothing but hatred and malice. Somehow, becoming a dark elf had made Patry even stronger, which gives Yuno and Asta an even harder time fighting him. Then Captain Nozel appears before them. Nozel happens to have the best magical attribute to fight against light magic, mercury magic.

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Despair vs. Hope
195 votes

#23 - Despair vs. Hope

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired 9/4/2018

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.

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202 votes

#24 - Awakening

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 8/21/2018

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.

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The Devil Binding Ritual
137 votes

#25 - The Devil Binding Ritual

Season 1 - Episode 169 - Aired 3/23/2021

Noelle and others were involved in the explosions that Vanica caused back in the Heart Kingdom and left unconscious. When they woke up, they found themselves in the new home of the elves that was located in a strong magic region just beyond the Heart Kingdom. There, Noelle has an unexpected reunion. Meanwhile, Asta was learning from Nacht how to control his devil powers, but it was a very dangerous method. But in order to save Yami from the Dark Triad, Asta decides to undergo this trial.

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