The BEST episodes of Halo: Nightfall

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

Halo: Nightfall introduces a pivotal new character, Jameson Locke, a legendary manhunter and agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), Earth’s most powerful and secretive military branch. When he and his team are caught in a horrific biological attack, they unravel a plot that draws them to an ancient, hellish artefact, where they will be forced to fight for their survival, question everything, and ultimately choose between their loyalties and their lives. Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall is Locke's origin story which will lend insight into the character he becomes in Halo 5.

Last Updated: 3/22/2024Network: Xbox VideoStatus: Ended
Devil Take the Hindmost
208 votes

#1 - Devil Take the Hindmost

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/9/2014

To complete the mission, true soldiers will make the ultimate sacrifice, leaving only one thing: a race to escape and a will to survive.

Lifeboat Rules
354 votes

#2 - Lifeboat Rules

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/25/2014

The tension between Agent Locke and Colonel Aiken is mounting, even as they try to retrieve the HAVOK trapped aboard their crashed ship. As the team tries to complete the mission and fight off the new threat, it could spell the end for more than one of the soldiers.

Sourced From Hell
455 votes

#3 - Sourced From Hell

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/18/2014

The ONI troops under Commander Locke along with a detachment from the planet Sedra under Colonel Aiken are headed into danger. In the wake of a biological attack, the team departs Sedra in a Condor dropship for a treacherous battleground: a remnant of the Alpha Halo.

It's Only Just Beginning
471 votes

#4 - It's Only Just Beginning

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/11/2014

When Agent Jameson Locke and his team are caught in a horrific biological terrorist attack on the distant colony world of Sedra, they must turn to an unlikely source to obtain key information on who exactly is responsible for the attack, and what it might mean for the human race.

Gods of the Damned
197 votes

#5 - Gods of the Damned

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/2/2014

Locke and his ONI squad – along with Colonel Aiken and his Sedran Guard – are still trying to make it to their crashed ship. But the deadly, technology-seeking Hunter worms that inhabit this chunk of Halo ring are whittling the team down. As more team members fall victim to the Hunter worms, the remaining members face the possibility that not everyone can be rescued, and team alliances begin to form. Tensions rise, and Locke and Aiken have to try and keep their teams together long enough for any of them to survive.