The BEST Episodes of Black Clover

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 9, 2019

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

Julius Novachrono

#1 - Julius Novachrono

Season 1 - Episode 93

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.

star 9.05
80 votes
We Won't Lose to You

#2 - We Won't Lose to You

Season 1 - Episode 100

star 8.99
89 votes
Special Little Brother vs. Failed Big Brother

#3 - Special Little Brother vs. Failed Big Brother

Season 1 - Episode 80

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.

star 8.65
91 votes
The Victors

#4 - The Victors

Season 1 - Episode 84

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.

star 8.51
77 votes
New Future

#5 - New Future

Season 1 - Episode 94

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.

star 8.45
76 votes
Beyond Limits

#6 - 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 8.43
101 votes
Mereoleona vs. Raia the Disloyal

#7 - Mereoleona vs. Raia the Disloyal

Season 1 - Episode 91

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.

star 8.42
78 votes
The Wizard King vs. The Leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun

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

Season 1 - Episode 92

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.

star 8.42
86 votes
The Light of Judgment

#9 - 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
106 votes
Destroyer

#10 - 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
122 votes
Writers: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
Despair vs. Hope

#11 - 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 8.26
91 votes
The Sleeping Lion

#12 - The Sleeping Lion

Season 1 - Episode 98

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!

star 8.25
63 votes
Light Magic vs. Dark Magic

#13 - 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 8.22
104 votes
Awakening

#14 - 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 8.19
93 votes
The Black Bulls Captain VS the Crimson Wild Rose

#15 - The Black Bulls Captain VS the Crimson Wild Rose

Season 1 - Episode 96

While the Royal Knights were infiltrating the floating dungeon base of the Eye of the Midnight Sun, something strange was happening in the Clover Kingdom. The devil’s skull back in Asta’s home of Hage started to shine, and a number of people throughout the kingdom also started to shine. This was due to the power of the stolen magic stones and Licht activating a reincarnation spell. As Captain Yami was trying to find out more about this phenomenon, Marx and Owen appear in front of him. They then call themselves elves and attack Yami with an incredible amount of power that they’d never shown before. Meanwhile, Captain Charlotte also...

star 8.18
66 votes
The Only Weapon

#16 - 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 8.15
88 votes
The Life of a Certain Man

#17 - The Life of a Certain Man

Season 1 - Episode 81

The Wizard King intervenes while Finral's wounds are treated. Asta insults Langris' behaviour as unworthy of a magic knight. Langris requests the Wizard King allow him to fight the Bulls for their semi-final match, then attacks Asta. The Wizard King intervenes with his Time Magic and decides to allow the fight on condition it is fought by exam rules using their normal teams. Many people notice that Langris is not acting like himself. A flashback shows that the Wizard King suspects a magic knight might be a traitor without even realising it and is using the exam to identify the unwitting knight. Langris abandons his teammates and attacks Asta, demanding that he admit Finral is weak and Langris is a true knight. Asta loses body parts but keeps fighting with help from Mimosa's healing magic. Knowing he cannot use his demon power again Asta manoeuvres Langris into Zora's trap. Zora remembers his father, a magic knight who was murdered by his own squad for being a peasant. Zora then took on the character of a doll his father gave him, a warrior who protected the country in secret, and became a vigilante specialising in punishing magic knights who abused their powers.

star 8.14
81 votes
Three Eyes

#18 - 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 8.11
95 votes
The Pointlessly Direct Fireball and the Wild Lightning

#19 - 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 8.07
89 votes
Memories of You

#20 - 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 8.06
127 votes
Writers: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
Burn It into You

#21 - Burn It into You

Season 1 - Episode 83

Langris manages to send several spatial attacks past Zora's trap, but Zora reveals he had inscribed a trap onto his own body and Langris' spells are reflected back at him. Langris survives using even more powerful magic while Zora is left exhausted. Langris boasts of his superiority and attacks the weakened Zora but has his spells nullified by Asta in his demon form. Asta admits he admires Langris' abilities but has no respect for his forgetting that the exam was supposed to be about working together. Langris tries killing Asta but is knocked out, causing his crystal to be destroyed. At the same moment Asta's own crystal falls apart and their match is declared a draw. As always Zora both mocks and gives advice to everyone, including himself for not trusting his teammates. Asta passes out surrounded by all the magic knights who agree they must work together. The next match is Luck's team against Captain Rill's. Luck, Klaus and Puli combine their magic into a super-fast lightning arrow, but Rill redirects it, destroying their crystal instantly. In the next match Yuno beats the opposing team by himself without help from Noelle or En. The Wizard King announces that the final match will be Yuno, Noelle and En versus Captain Rill's team.

star 8.05
78 votes
Capital Riot

#22 - 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 8.04
127 votes
Lightning of Rage vs. Friends

#23 - Lightning of Rage vs. Friends

Season 1 - Episode 104

star 8.04
26 votes
The Lives of the Village in the Sticks

#24 - The Lives of the Village in the Sticks

Season 1 - Episode 101

star 8.01
70 votes
Crazy Magic Battle

#25 - Crazy Magic Battle

Season 1 - Episode 90

During the battle at the Black Bulls’ hideout, the hideout suddenly changes its shape, and Gauche and the others are surprised by the mysterious figure that emerges from it. This was the identity of the rumored ghost that lived in the hideout. His name was Henry Legolant, and he was the true master of the mansion. Henry is able to change the mansion into any form he chooses and had been watching over the rest of the Black Bulls ever since Yami had given him a cloak. He fights alongside his precious friends to protect their home.

star 8.01
73 votes