The Best Episodes of Miraculous Ladybug
Last Updated: Aug 26, 2018
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir - In modern-day Paris, there's a teen junior high school girl named Marinette Dupain-Cheng and her classmate, Adrien. When evil arises, Marinette transforms into Ladybug while Adrien transforms into Cat Noir. However, neither know each other's secret identities. Together, they fight to protect Paris against the mysterious villain Hawk Moth.
#1 - The Dark Owl
Season 2 - Episode 8
Mr. Damocles becomes the perfect target for Hawk Moth when his dreams of becoming a third superhero of Paris are crushed.
#2 - Fightningale
Season 2 - Episode 15
A young singer gets akumatized into Frightningale. Armed with a magic mike, she wants to turn Paris into a giant musical.
#4 - Gorizilla
Season 2 - Episode 11
After failing to find Adrien, his bodyguard gets akumatized into Gorizilla. With his new sense of smell, he is able to track Adrien throughout Paris.
#5 - Gigantitan
Season 2 - Episode 7
The Butterfly is trap at its own game when the Miraculous he sends does not reach the desired target. Ladybug and Cat noir will have to face a giant baby.
#6 - Syren
Season 2 - Episode 14
Talented swimmer Ondine gets akumatized into Syren. She has feelings for Kim and wants to turn Paris into an underwater kingdom for her prince.
#7 - Animan
Season 1 - Episode 17
A new panther arrives at Paris zoo. The director is really proud of her and gets mad when Kim says the panther is not as fast as him. The Hawk Moth takes advantage and influences the director of the zoo, who becomes Animan.
#8 - Troublemaker
Season 2 - Episode 16
#9 - Robostus
Season 2 - Episode 6
Markov, a small robot invented by Max is akumatized in Robostus, a villain that can give life to unanimated objects.
#10 - Sapotis
Season 2 - Episode 10
Alya's little sisters, Ella and Etta, become Sapotis after staying up. Ladybug and Cat Noir must seek help from an ally to defeat the multiplying monsters.
#11 - Riposte
Season 2 - Episode 5
A mysterious masked fencer is humiliated in a duel against Adrien. Boiling with rage, it breaks and it is akumatized in Riposte, and its saber seeks revenge.
#12 - Simon Says - Jackady
Season 1 - Episode 24
Nino is a contestant in a game show called The Challenge, where he has to get Mayor Bourgeois to dance. Despite being invited to see Nino, Marinette is grounded by her parents for missing too many classes at school, not knowing that she had been working as Ladybug. As Nino completes his challenge, the next contestant, a hypnotist named Simon Grimault (Jacques Grimeau in French version), is given the challenge to hypnotize Adrien's father Gabriel Agreste. However, Gabriel refuses to participate in the challenge, causing Simon to fail. Angry that he was not given the chance to at least try, Simon becomes influenced by Hawk Moth and turns into "Simon Says" (Jackady in French version), an extravagant villain who can hypnotize someone by throwing playing cards at them.
#13 - Glaciator
Season 2 - Episode 9
The legendary ice cream maker André is akumatized by Hawk Moth. Now, as Glaciator, he transforms people into ice cream... and they start to melt! Ladybug and Cat Noir must not get cold feet if they want to stop him
#14 - Volpina
Season 1 - Episode 26
Adrien discovers a book in his father's safe with pictures of the different Miraculous heroes and steals it to learn more. Later, a new student named Lila arrives who claims to be good friends with Ladybug in order to wow Adrien. Jealous and upset by Lila's lies, Marinette begins to tail her, during which time she watches Lila steal the Miraculous book from Adrien. Tikki notices the cover design and insists upon taking the book for further study. Lila then tells Adrien that she is descended from the Miraculous holder Volpina, prompting Marinette to transform into Ladybug and call Lila on her lies in front of Adrien. Embarrassed, Lila runs off and becomes influenced by Hawk Moth, who transforms her into "Volpina", a superhero with the power to create illusions, with the hope that she can gain Ladybug and Cat Noir's trust and betray them. The plan fails, though Hawk Moth is not concerned, proclaiming that his "big day" is at hand. Afterwards, Tikki's suspicions about the book are confirmed: it is the long-lost book of lore that contains coded secrets about the Miraculouses. She then brings Marinette to meet the Great Guardian, Master Fu.
#15 - The Mime
Season 1 - Episode 13
Alya shows Marinette a video of Ladybug that she managed to capture and Marinette accidentally deletes it. Before Alya finds out, Marinette steals her phone and frantically tries to re-capture the video as Ladybug. Meanwhile Mylène's father, Fred Haprèle, is getting his first major performance at the Eiffel Tower. However, his partner Chris deliberately makes him late, forcing their manager to make Chris take the lead role instead. Disheartened, Fred becomes influenced by Hawk Moth and becomes 'The Mime', a man who can pantomime anything.
#17 - The Collector
Season 2 - Episode 1
After Marinette learns more about the Miraculous book she took from Adrien, she begins to suspect his father of being Hawkmoth. Meanwhile, Gabriel, furious over Adrien losing the book, gets akumatized into The Collector.
#18 - The Pharaoh
Season 1 - Episode 7
Marinette makes the mistake of leaving behind a history notebook while she was out fighting as Ladybug. When Alya is the one to recover it, Marinette freaks out and, with the suggestion from her kwami Tikki, takes Alya out to a Pharaoh exhibition in order to get the notebook back from her. As they arrive, Alix's brother Jalil is discussing with his father about how one of the exhibitions on display is a resurrection spell. He believes that it could work, but Jalil's father gets angry and says it's a waste of time. Angry that his father doesn't believe him, Jalil becomes influenced by Hawk Moth and turns into the Pharaoh, a villain who can become any Egyptian god.
#19 - Rogercop
Season 1 - Episode 8
It's Parent's Show and Tell Day at school and Chloé comes to school with an expensive bracelet given to her by her father. After showing it off to her lackey Sabrina and putting the bracelet back in her bag, Adrien's kwami Plagg mistakes it for cheese and gets stuck inside it. When Sabrina's father Roger comes up to talk about being a policeman, Chloé exclaims that her bracelet is missing. She accuses Marinette for stealing it (since she tripped over her bag earlier) and demands that she gets arrested for it. Chloé's father, the Mayor, pressures Roger to do as his daughter says, but Roger says he can't without proper evidence. The Mayor threatens Roger to leave. Angry at the Mayor, Roger becomes influenced by Hawk Moth and turns into 'RogerCop', a villain who wants to bring justice to those who break the law.
#20 - Ladybug & Cat Noir (Origins - Part 1)
Season 1 - Episode 14
A prequel of the series. It's Marinette's first day of school. Hawk Moth captures a butterfly kwami named Nooroo and forces his allegiance. Hawk Moth's butterfly brooch allows him to give someone a superpower they desire and to make that person obey his will. He plans on using his new powers for evil purposes, intending to create villains to lure the heroes out to fight them, so he can steal their Miraculouses and gain absolute power. Master Fu, a 186-year-old Chinese man,[a] is notified of Hawk Moth's capture of Nooroo through Wayzz, his own kwami, a turtle. However, he is too old to fight anymore, so he pretends to be a weak old man, travelling Paris to find suitable charges for the Black Cat and Ladybug Miraculouses, hoping they can stop Hawk Moth and free Nooroo. He is helped by Marinette when he crosses a road and is almost hit by a car, and Adrien when he pretends to have fallen down. As school is dismissed, Ivan and Kim, two of Marinette's classmates, have a dispute, after Kim sends Ivan an offensive message on paper. Upset and angry, Ivan becomes Hawk Moth's first ever victim, turning into "Stone Heart", a giant rock monster who grows in size after taking damage. Master Fu learns of this, and has no choice but to quickly deploy both the Black Cat and Ladybug Miraculouses, sending them to Adrien and Marinette. Marinette and Adrien both find a small box in their room, and after touching them, are quickly greeted by Tikki and Plagg. Both kwamis give their charges a quick explanation; soon Marinette and Adrien transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and rush to stop Stone Heart. Despite their lack of experience and poor fighting skills, they manage to defeat "Stone Heart" and free the akuma. However, Ladybug forgets to purify the akuma after the fight; it flies off, duplicating itself and infecting many people, turning them into immobilised Stone Hearts. The episode ends as Marinette learns of her fatal mistake, and in her despair, thinking that she cannot do her job as Ladybug, removes her earrings and puts them away under her dressing table, causing Tikki to disappear.
#21 - Lady Wifi
Season 1 - Episode 6
Alya is out to find Ladybug's true identity for her blog and stumbles upon promising evidence that shows that Chloé Bourgeois, the school's mean girl and the mayor's daughter, might be Ladybug. When Alya attempts to take a photo of Chloé's locker for evidence, she is caught and wrongfully suspended by the principal. Angry at Chloé for getting her suspended, Alya becomes influenced by Hawk Moth and turns into 'Lady WiFi', a villain who can manipulate cellphones.
#22 - Pixelator
Season 1 - Episode 22
Vincent Asa, a huge fan of Jagged Stone becomes influenced by the Hawk Moth and wants to capture his idol's image forever. Cat Noir and Ladybug have to be careful to not be captured too.
#23 - Captain Hardrock
Season 2 - Episode 12
After being akumatized by Hawk Moth into Captain Hardrock, Juleka's mother steers a powerful ship and blasts her music for all of Paris to hear.
#24 - Stoneheart (Origins - Part 2)
Season 1 - Episode 15
The next morning, Marinette brings her earrings to school and slips them into Alya's bag, still upset for forgetting to purify the akuma and convinced Alya would be a better Ladybug. Adrien sneaks to school, desperate to leave his house and make friends. Questioned by his classmates, nobody believes Ivan when he claims not to remember anything; he storms off in anger when Chloé mocks him. Marinette comforts Ivan; encouraged by her, Ivan sings Mylène a love song, but accidentally scares her off. Ivan turns into "Stone Heart" again with Hawk Moth's akuma, and takes control of his duplicates around Paris, which come to life. Stone Heart breaks into the classroom, grabs Chloé and Mylène and runs off, summoning his duplicates. Adrien rushes to stop Stone Heart as Alya takes chase to film the battle; Marinette runs after her, wanting to pass her the earrings. Stone Heart's duplicates catch Cat Noir as he saves Alya from being crushed by a flying car. Marinette has no choice but to transform; breaking Cat Noir out, they rush to Trocadéro. Ladybug catches Chloé when Stone Heart throws her towards Pont d'Iéna from the Eiffel Tower's lower deck. A swarm of akumas fly out of Stone Heart's mouth, forming Hawk Moth's face, who declares that Paris will be spared if Ladybug and Cat Noir's Miraculouses are surrendered. Ladybug refuses, stating that Hawk Moth is the one at wrong, and cleanses the akuma cloud. Hawk Moth orders Stone Heart to take their Miraculouses; he and his duplicates begin to climb the Eiffel Tower. Ladybug climbs to the top of the tower, using her yo-yo to make Mylène kiss Stone Heart's chest; surprised, he drops the paper ball the akuma is in. Ladybug crushes it and cleanses the akuma. After her magic cleans up the damage, Ladybug passes Mylène Ivan's song lyrics. Mylène hugs Ivan; Ladybug and Cat Noir run off to transform back. Later, Adrien's father allows him to go to school while Marinette stands up to Chloé, retaking her seat. That evening after school, it's raining outside; Adrien hands Marinette his umbrella, and the two share an intimate moment before parting ways. Master Fu and Wayzz watch from afar, satisfied with their decision to give them the Miraculouses.
#25 - Darkblade
Season 1 - Episode 12
After finding out that Chloé has been blackmailing people to not run against her for class president, Marinette ends up nominating herself for the position. Wanting to ruin the competition, Chloé sends Sabrina to Marinette's home to find some humiliating evidence to use against her. Meanwhile, Mr. D’Argencourt, the school's fencing teacher, has lost the elections to become the next Mayor of Paris to Mr. Bourgeois, Chloé's father. Bitter over the loss, Mr. D’Argencourt becomes influenced by Hawk Moth and becomes 'Dark Blade', a Parisian dark knight who plans to dominate all of Paris.