The BEST Episodes of Critical Role

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

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Voice actor Matthew Mercer leads a group of fellow voice actors on epic Dungeons & Dragons campaigns. These familiar voices bring the audience into the full experience of D&D, allowing imaginations to soar as the characters embark on adventures. This is Critical Role!

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The Final Ascent

#1 - The Final Ascent

Season 1 - Episode 113 - Aired Sep 28, 2017

Vox Machina, having made their final preparations, make their way to the top of the tower of Entropis.

star 9.78
9 votes
Vecna, the Ascended

#2 - Vecna, the Ascended

Season 1 - Episode 114 - Aired Oct 5, 2017

Vox Machina battles Vecna.

star 9.75
8 votes
Lost & Found

#3 - Lost & Found

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 5, 2018

The Mighty Nein deal with the fallout from the night’s events, working to repair the fraying edges of the Knights of Requital and learning how to trust their own team…

star 9.73
37 votes
The Chapter Closes

#4 - The Chapter Closes

Season 1 - Episode 115 - Aired Oct 12, 2017

On the final episode of our campaign, victory is celebrated, and all debts are paid…

star 9.71
7 votes
Long May He Reign

#5 - Long May He Reign

Season 2 - Episode 140 - Aired May 27, 2021

Deep in the heart of Cognouza, the Mighty Nein face the second form of the Neo-Somnovem in hopes of bringing an end to his nightmarish dominion.

star 9.70
10 votes
A Favor in Kind

#6 - A Favor in Kind

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 26, 2018

The Mighty Nein deal with the ramifications of their actions in the research facility, exploring more of the dark caverns beneath Zadash and experimenting with dangerous unknowns...

star 9.69
35 votes
Desperate Measures

#7 - Desperate Measures

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired Jan 28, 2016

Desperate to help survivors of the attack, Vox Machina attempt to fend off the assailing beasts, but our heroes are rendered helpless in the face of temptation, infighting and despair.

star 9.67
9 votes
Trial of the Take

#8 - Trial of the Take

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 30, 2015

With the party now split, Scanlan, Percy, Vex, and Grog find themselves teaming up with an unlikely duo assigned by Huntmaster Vanessa Cyndrial of the Slayer’s Take Guild. Lyra, a somewhat overly zealous wizard on her first field mission, and Zahra, an intimidating tiefling warlock, now lead the team on their requisite mission. The task at hand–ridding the wilds around Vasselheim of a troublesome white dragon. Putting differences aside, the forced fellowship heads out into the frost-harried north of the Vesper Timberland…

star 9.61
41 votes
Between the Lines

#9 - Between the Lines

Season 2 - Episode 78 - Aired Sep 19, 2019

The Mighty Nein return to Zadash, where lore and knowledge await those that know where to look...

star 9.57
7 votes

#10 - Refjorged

Season 2 - Episode 76 - Aired Aug 22, 2019

Having returned to Uthodurn, the Mighty Nein attempt to tie up loose ends before heading back to the Cinderrest Sanctum...

star 9.57
7 votes
The Kill Box

#11 - The Kill Box

Season 1 - Episode 52 - Aired May 5, 2016

Grog Vs. Kevdak! Vox Machina Vs. The Herd! It’s an all out battle with the fate of Westrunn!

star 9.56
9 votes

#12 - Reunions

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired Nov 19, 2015

Vox Machina make their way through Whitestone Castle, lead by a new, unlikely ally in hopes of rescuing Cassandra de Rolo. Battles commence, debts are settled, and secrets are revealed as the group descends into the haunted catacombs.

star 9.56
36 votes
Where the River Goes

#13 - Where the River Goes

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 19, 2018

Heading down an underground river, the Mighty Nein explore a long abandoned research facility, uncovering dangerous foes and even more dangerous secrets...

star 9.54
35 votes

#14 - Whispers

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Oct 22, 2015

Vox Machina begin their campaign to sow the seeds of rebellion among the people of Whitestone. The cruel Sir Kerrion Stonefell is the first target on their list, but will the attack against him unleash a darker power?Vox Machina begin their campaign to sow the seeds of rebellion among the people of Whitestone. The cruel Sir Kerrion Stonefell is the first target on their list, but will the attack against him unleash a darker power?

star 9.50
38 votes
The King's Cage

#15 - The King's Cage

Season 2 - Episode 69 - Aired Jun 27, 2019

The Mighty Nein pass through an ominous doorway to uncover the secrets of an evil locked away for centuries...

star 9.50
6 votes
Rumble at Rumblecusp

#16 - Rumble at Rumblecusp

Season 2 - Episode 105 - Aired Aug 6, 2020

Armed with knowledge and an amorphous plan, the Mighty Nein prepare to confront Rumblecusp's dangerous overlord...

star 9.50
8 votes
Fair-weather Faith

#17 - Fair-weather Faith

Season 2 - Episode 123 - Aired Jan 28, 2021

The Mighty Nein must contend with eye-opening revelations and ever-shifting power dynamics as they continue to forge towards Aeor...

star 9.50
10 votes
Rime and Reason

#18 - Rime and Reason

Season 2 - Episode 75 - Aired Aug 15, 2019

The Mighty Nein find themselves transported to snowy Mythburrow in pursuit of a white dragon, and must use all their wisdom to escape with their prize and their lives intact...(guest starring Mica Burton!)

star 9.50
8 votes

#19 - Hubris

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 23, 2015

Parting ways with their beloved cleric, Vox Machina is now adrift in a strange and unfamiliar city. With heavy hearts, they wander Vasselheim in the Braving Grounds District, home to the worshipers of Kord, the deity of battle and strength. Fittingly, Grog soon finds himself in a fighting pit, duking it out with as tough an opponent as he could ever wish for. Later, the party spots an attacking beast high on the city walls, and true to form, Vox Machina rushes to help. Following the fleeing creature off into the dense forests outside the city, they find their prey and a whole lot more.

star 9.47
38 votes
Misery Loves Company

#20 - Misery Loves Company

Season 2 - Episode 93 - Aired Jan 30, 2020

The Mighty Nein find themselves on the hunt for the entity responsible for Nott's predicament, but neither the journey nor the quarry are quite what they expected...

star 9.44
9 votes
Fond Farewells

#21 - Fond Farewells

Season 2 - Episode 141 - Aired Jun 3, 2021

The Mighty Nein return to the Blooming Grove to process what they've endured and to take their first steps towards embracing whatever the future holds in store...

star 9.38
13 votes
A Bard's Lament

#22 - A Bard's Lament

Season 1 - Episode 85 - Aired Feb 9, 2017

Grog vs. Earthbreaker Groon in the Temple of Kord! Scanlan awakes! Vox Machina go to see a guy about a hand!

star 9.38
8 votes

#23 - Rebirth

Season 2 - Episode 139 - Aired May 20, 2021

The Mighty Nein prepare for an intense confrontation with their transformed former friend, but the Nonagon who awaits them above the streets of Cognouza is more powerful than any of them anticipated...

star 9.38
8 votes

#24 - Duskmeadow

Season 1 - Episode 57 - Aired Jun 16, 2016

The battle wary group return to Vasselheim as Vax brings himself face to face with the Raven Queen.

star 9.33
6 votes
Found & Lost

#25 - Found & Lost

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Jul 12, 2018

The Mighty Nein wake up to missing members, meet a stranger who could possibly help them, and find that some plans... have a high cost!

star 9.29
7 votes