The BEST Episodes of Critical Role
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
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!
#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.
#2 - Vecna, the Ascended
Season 1 - Episode 114 - Aired Oct 5, 2017
Vox Machina battles Vecna.
#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…
#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…
#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.
#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...
#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.
#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…
#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...
#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...
#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!
#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.
#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...
#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?
#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...
#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...
#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...
#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!)
#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.
#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...
#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...
#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!
#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...
#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.
#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!