The BEST Episodes of Marvel's Iron Fist

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 10, 2022

Network: Netflix

Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.

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Eight Diagram Dragon Palm

#1 - Eight Diagram Dragon Palm

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Danny makes a shocking discovery and a radical pricing proposal. Colleen's extracurricular activities go viral and Ward issues a stern warning.

star 7.80
6,293 votes
Writers: Scott Reynolds
Shadow Hawk Takes Flight

#2 - Shadow Hawk Takes Flight

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Danny struggles with his new surroundings, Colleen dishes out a harsh lesson and Joy sends an unconventional message.

star 7.75
6,703 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Scott Buck
A Duel of Iron

#3 - A Duel of Iron

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Iron Fists collide as the fate of New York City hangs in the balance.

star 7.73
1,284 votes
Directors: Jonas Pate
Writers: M. Raven Metzner
Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch

#4 - Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Joy proves herself a shrewd businessperson, Danny recalls a painful memory and Colleen puts her talents to good use.

star 7.72
6,420 votes
Directors: Tom Shankland
Writers: Quinton Peeples
War Without End

#5 - War Without End

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Facing a life-changing decision, Danny and Colleen debate their next move. Meanwhile, Davos's contempt for mercy grows stronger.

star 7.70
1,260 votes
Writers: Daniel Shattuck
Immortal Emerges from Cave

#6 - Immortal Emerges from Cave

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Danny receives an invitation like no other. Colleen and Claire face a difficult choice. A worried Joy confronts her brother.

star 7.66
5,817 votes
Directors: RZA
Writers: Dwain Worrell
Under Leaf Pluck Lotus

#7 - Under Leaf Pluck Lotus

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

An insidious new drug hits New York. Danny recruits Colleen for the fight and Claire shows that credit cards can have many uses.

star 7.65
5,994 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Cristine Chambers
Felling Tree with Roots

#8 - Felling Tree with Roots

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Ward's loyalty is tested. Danny discovers a rogue division and the mysterious Bakuto visits Colleen's Dojo unannounced.

star 7.65
5,557 votes
Writers: Ian Stokes
Bar the Big Boss

#9 - Bar the Big Boss

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Ward receives an offer with strings attached. Davos advocates for an extreme solution and a deadly duel gets personal.

star 7.65
4,650 votes
Directors: Andy Goddard
Writers: Scott Reynolds
The Mistress of All Agonies

#10 - The Mistress of All Agonies

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Madame Gao plays mind games. Ward's old habits catch up with him and Danny discovers that he still has much to learn about being the Iron Fist.

star 7.64
5,055 votes
Directors: Jet Wilkinson
Writers: Pat Charles
Black Tiger Steals Heart

#11 - Black Tiger Steals Heart

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Exhausted from fighting, Danny tries to recharge with Bakuto's help. Meanwhile Rand's management gets another shakeup.

star 7.63
4,884 votes
Directors: Peter Hoar
Writers: Quinton Peeples
Snow Gives Way

#12 - Snow Gives Way

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

After being declared dead 15 years earlier, Danny Rand returns to New York but his welcome is a far cry from what he'd hoped for.

star 7.59
7,330 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Scott Buck
The Blessing of Many Fractures

#13 - The Blessing of Many Fractures

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Danny faces his fear and Colleen meets her match. Joy makes a hasty decision while Ward struggles to accept his sister's love.

star 7.59
5,313 votes
Writers: Tamara Becher
Dragon Plays with Fire

#14 - Dragon Plays with Fire

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

In a desperate search to clear his name, Danny learns a terrible truth that places him on a new path.

star 7.57
4,602 votes
Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writers: Pat Charles, Scott Buck, Tamara Becher
Lead Horse Back to Stable

#15 - Lead Horse Back to Stable

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 17, 2017

Claire uses her improvisational skills and Colleen gets conflicting information. Danny yearns to be more than just a destroyer.

star 7.55
4,876 votes
Directors: Deborah Chow
Writers: Ian Stokes
Heart of the Dragon

#16 - Heart of the Dragon

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

There's a new Iron Fist in town, and he's itching to make his presence felt. Meanwhile, Ward calls in a favor, and Joy considers her options.

star 7.46
1,239 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Declan de Barra
Citadel on the Edge of Vengeance

#17 - Citadel on the Edge of Vengeance

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Joy offers Davos tips on appealing to the masses, Danny begins to understand his limits, and Mary seeks the truth about her past.

star 7.46
1,245 votes
Directors: Julian Holmes
Writers: Melissa Glenn
The Dragon Dies at Dawn

#18 - The Dragon Dies at Dawn

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Misty and Colleen's trip to the tattoo parlor turns painful -- but not for them. As Davos crosses names off his list, Mary makes Danny an offer.

star 7.45
1,241 votes
Directors: Philip John
Writers: Matthew White
Target: Iron Fist

#19 - Target: Iron Fist

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Joy's interrogation of Mary takes a turn. Misty gives Danny an earful. Ward extends an olive branch. Davos makes a crucial discovery.

star 7.41
1,272 votes
Directors: M.J. Bassett
Writers: Jenny Lynn
This Deadly Secret…

#20 - This Deadly Secret…

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

In an effort to ease the tension between Ward and Joy, Danny and Colleen switch gears and host a dinner party. Mary delivers a warning.

star 7.39
1,332 votes
Directors: Toa Fraser
Writers: Tatiana Suarez-Pico
Morning of the Mindstorm

#21 - Morning of the Mindstorm

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

As Danny steps up his training, Davos ramps up recruitment. Ward falls prey to old demons, and Misty butts heads with a captain.

star 7.29
1,193 votes
Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writers: Rebecca Dameron
The City's Not for Burning

#22 - The City's Not for Burning

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Danny and Colleen strive to broker a badly needed peace. Ward crashes his sister's auction, and Joy plays matchmaker -- with a twist.

star 7.27
1,338 votes
Directors: Rachel Talalay
Writers: Jon Worley
The Fury of Iron Fist

#23 - The Fury of Iron Fist

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

While rival gangs battle for the soul of New York, Danny and Colleen cross paths with an old acquaintance. Joy embarks on a new adventure.

star 7.20
1,548 votes
Directors: David Dobkin
Writers: M. Raven Metzner