The BEST Episodes of Ink Master: Angels

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 29, 2021

The series features four of “Ink Master” Season 8’s top female competitors - Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson and Gia Rose – as they travel the country and go head to head with some of America’s most talented tattoo artists. Competitors will face a variety of tattoo-based challenges to see who has what it takes to beat the “Angels” and earn a spot on Season 10 of “Ink Master”

The Biggest Little City in the World

#1 - The Biggest Little City in the World

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 8, 2018

star 8.15
47 votes
Showdown in Charlotte

#2 - Showdown in Charlotte

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 27, 2018

star 8.01
80 votes
Atomic Angels

#3 - Atomic Angels

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 15, 2018

The Angels drop a bomb on Albuquerque, N.M., when they arrive in search of the Southwestern city's best artists.

star 7.96
51 votes
Can't Nail a Cactus

#4 - Can't Nail a Cactus

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 22, 2018

It's a battle of experience in Phoenix when two young artists take on an older more established Artist for a chance to face off against Kelly Doty.

star 7.93
45 votes
Little Rock, Big Egos

#5 - Little Rock, Big Egos

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 17, 2018

star 7.89
66 votes
Every Rose Has Its Thorn

#6 - Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 29, 2018

The Angels keep it weird in Portland, Ore., in their search to find the nation's best artist. "Ink Master" alum Megan Jean Morris helps the Angels judge.

star 7.83
54 votes
Golden Gate Angels

#7 - Golden Gate Angels

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2017

Tattoo legend Ed Hardy helps the Angels search for San Francisco's supreme artists. To secure a spot on "Ink Master," one local artist faces off against an Angel by tattooing members of the LGBTQ community.

star 7.83
125 votes
Healed by an Angel

#8 - Healed by an Angel

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 24, 2018

There is a storm brewing when the Angels hit Oklahoma City looking to be blown away by two-hour tornado tattoos. No one takes tattooing for granted in an emotional Angel Face Off.

star 7.80
64 votes
Georgia Peach

#9 - Georgia Peach

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 3, 2018

The Angels land in Savannah in search of the city's best Artists. It's a battle of the block when old rivals compete. One local Artist goes head-to-head against an Angel for a spot on Ink Master Season 11.

star 7.78
69 votes
Even Angels Get the Blues

#10 - Even Angels Get the Blues

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 10, 2018

star 7.77
66 votes
Moons Over Miami

#11 - Moons Over Miami

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 17, 2017

The Angels bring the heat in Miami when they challenge local artists to tattoo on the butt. A local artist moves on to the Angel face off and must tattoo immigration stories to earn a spot.

star 7.71
191 votes
Mess with an Angel, Get the Horns

#12 - Mess with an Angel, Get the Horns

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 1, 2018

Everything is bigger in Texas, including expectations when the Angels head to Houston in search of the city's best Artists. One Houston local takes on Ryan Ashley for a spot on Ink Master.

star 7.70
63 votes
Keep Austin Inked

#13 - Keep Austin Inked

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 28, 2017

The Angels descend upon Austin to find the funky town's best local artists. An Angel Face Off puts a spot on "Ink Master" up for grabs while commemorating veterans who selflessly served in the U.S. military.

star 7.69
101 votes
Smells Like Seattle Spirit

#14 - Smells Like Seattle Spirit

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

The Angels set their sights on the Emerald City as one local artist must tattoo canvases who have overcome homelessness.

star 7.61
153 votes
Angels in Hotlanta

#15 - Angels in Hotlanta

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 2017

The Angels hunt for Atlanta's best artist. A local artist faces off against an Angel by creating meaningful tattoos for community activists.

star 7.57
145 votes
Angels in the Big Easy

#16 - Angels in the Big Easy

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 5, 2017

The Angels fly into the Big Easy looking for the best artists in New Orleans; a local artist battles an Angel by tattooing canvases who have been affected by the foster care system.

star 7.57
92 votes
Steel City Showdown

#17 - Steel City Showdown

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2017

A rivalry ensues in Pittsburgh as siblings fight for spot on "Ink Master" Season 10. The gloves come off when one local artist takes on an Angel by tattooing canvases affected by Parkinson's Disease.

star 7.50
102 votes
Bigger'n Dallas

#18 - Bigger'n Dallas

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 10, 2017

The Lone Star state brings some heavy hitters as Dallas artists battle it out for a spot. An Angel face-off takes an emotional turn when artists create tattoos for canvases affected by colon cancer.

star 7.47
218 votes
Angels of the Inner Harbor

#19 - Angels of the Inner Harbor

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 12, 2017

The Angels set their sails for Baltimore in search of the city's best artists; a local artist faces off against an Angel by tattooing canvases affected by gun violence.

star 7.41
95 votes
Music City Ink

#20 - Music City Ink

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 2017

Personalities clash between local Nashville artists as they fight to earn a spot on "Ink Master." In the final Angel Face Off, one Angel and one local artist help survivors of natural disasters tell their stories.

star 7.40
109 votes
Viva Las Angels

#21 - Viva Las Angels

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 3, 2017

The Angels deal a tough hand in Las Vegas, challenging local artists to show off their best. To earn a guaranteed spot on "Ink Master," the winner must beat an Angel by tattooing canvases affected by addiction.

star 7.37
281 votes