The BEST Episodes of Black Clover
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2021
Network: TV Tokyo
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
#1 - Black Oath
Season 1 - Episode 167 - Aired Mar 9, 2021
#2 - We Won't Lose to You
Season 1 - Episode 100 - Aired Sep 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.
#3 - Julius Novachrono
Season 1 - Episode 93 - Aired Jul 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.
#4 - The Final Attack
Season 1 - Episode 119 - Aired Jan 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!
#5 - The Faraway Future
Season 1 - Episode 170 - Aired Mar 30, 2021
#6 - Captain Yami Sukehiro
Season 1 - Episode 166 - Aired Mar 2, 2021
#7 - The Great War Breaks Out
Season 1 - Episode 162 - Aired Feb 2, 2021
#8 - Battlefield Dancer
Season 1 - Episode 108 - Aired Nov 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.
#9 - Mastermind
Season 1 - Episode 115 - Aired Dec 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!
#10 - Breaking the Seal
Season 1 - Episode 117 - Aired Jan 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.
#11 - Zenon's Power
Season 1 - Episode 161 - Aired Jan 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.
#12 - A Reunion Across Time and Space
Season 1 - Episode 118 - Aired Jan 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.
#13 - Special Little Brother vs. Failed Big Brother
Season 1 - Episode 80 - Aired Apr 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.
#14 - The Wizard King vs. The Leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun
Season 1 - Episode 92 - Aired Jul 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.
#15 - Beyond Limits
Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired Sep 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.
#16 - Dawn
Season 1 - Episode 120 - Aired Feb 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.
#17 - The Beginning of Hope and Despair
Season 1 - Episode 158 - Aired Jan 5, 2021
The Spade Kingdom successfully takes over the Diamond Kingdom and then sets their sights on the Clover Kingdom and Heart Kingdom. The Spade Kingdom troops get through the strong magic region using a mobile fortress which sucks up the mana of the Spade Kingdom citizens who were taken by force. But then Asta, who had finished his training with the Spirit Guardians, comes to the rescue! Meanwhile, Luck and Leopold head to the Spade Kingdom in order to try to take over one of their bases.
#18 - Mereoleona vs. Ryha the Disloyal
Season 1 - Episode 91 - Aired Jul 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.
#19 - The Victors
Season 1 - Episode 84 - Aired May 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.
#20 - New Future
Season 1 - Episode 94 - Aired Jul 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.
#21 - Despair vs. Hope
Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired Sep 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.
#22 - The Ultimate Natural Enemy
Season 1 - Episode 116 - Aired Jan 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.
#23 - The Sleeping Lion
Season 1 - Episode 98 - Aired Aug 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!
#24 - Dante vs. The Captain of the Black Bulls Squad
Season 1 - Episode 163 - Aired Feb 9, 2021
#25 - The Light of Judgment
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Jun 5, 2018
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.