The BEST Episodes of Motherland: Fort Salem

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 25, 2021

Network: Freeform

A trio of witches is trained to become powerful weapons for the American military.

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Revolution, Part 1

#1 - Revolution, Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 24, 2021

The Camarilla brings the fight to Fort Salem. Raelle, Abigail, Tally and their allies are forced to make impossible, world-changing choices.

star 8.08
325 votes
Directors: Amanda Tapping
Writers: Brian Studler, Eliot Laurence

#2 - Irrevocable

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 3, 2021

Raelle fights for her life, just as the Army and Spree converge on a secret Camarilla stronghold. Abigail and Adil’s mission for vengeance escalates.

star 8.02
359 votes
Directors: Shannon Kohli
Writers: KD Davila, Will J. Watkins
Mother of All, Mother of None

#3 - Mother of All, Mother of None

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 17, 2021

Distrust in Alder grows as Tally and Abigail pressure those in power for changes. Raelle gains a deeper understanding of the Mycelium and its purpose for her.

star 7.94
355 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Bryan Q. Miller

#4 - Witchbomb

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 20, 2020

Raelle, Abigail, and Tally graduate from Basic Training making Abigail more desperate than ever to prove her unit belongs in War College. Alder eyes the unit for a rescue mission while Anacostia and Scylla find common ground.

star 7.91
493 votes
Writers: Eliot Laurence

#5 - Delusional

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 10, 2021

Tally leads the unit on a mind-bending mission to find Nicte Batan — but is the unit strong enough to withstand Nicte’s defenses?

star 7.83
343 votes
Writers: Erin Maher, Kay Reindl
Brianna’s Favorite Pencil

#6 - Brianna’s Favorite Pencil

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 20, 2021

The Unit competes for a chance to commune with the dead during Samhain. Scylla and Anacostia search for Camarilla leadership by attending a Halloween gala and make a horrifying discovery.

star 7.78
373 votes
Directors: Jason Stone
Writers: Nicole Avenia
Of the Blood

#7 - Of the Blood

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 22, 2021

Despite the threat of the Camarilla, the discovery of new witches gives Alder hope. Tally struggles with her role as a Biddy, and Raelle and Abigail return to Fort Salem with their mysterious new abilities.

star 7.71
408 votes
Directors: Amanda Tapping
Writers: Eliot Laurence

#8 - Citydrop

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 6, 2020

The witches' training culminates at Citydrop, their final training exercise; devastating secrets come to light, splintering the unit and forcing Tally to question her blind trust; a Spree threat changes the course of the cadets' lives.

star 7.70
479 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Eli Edelson, Joy Kecken
A Tiffany

#9 - A Tiffany

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 6, 2021

Raelle prepares to show her ability to the top brass, while Abigail struggles with her new role. Tally begins to question her unsettling dreams. Anacostia and Scylla form a plan to infiltrate the enemy further.

star 7.69
371 votes
Directors: Shannon Kohli
Writers: Erin Maher, Kay Reindl

#10 - Abomination

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 29, 2021

The Unit begins War College, introducing them to their Coven and new challenges. Anacostia and Scylla find themselves unlikely partners in a dangerous mission. Tally mentors a new recruit.

star 7.69
378 votes
Directors: Amanda Tapping
Writers: Brian Studler

#11 - Coup

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 13, 2020

In the aftermath of Citydrop, the unit comes closer together, while their distrust of Alder grows; Abigail is faced with eulogizing a fallen soldier, while Tally learns something new about Gerit; Anacostia grants one last favor to Scylla.

star 7.68
463 votes
Writers: Eliot Laurence, Maria Maggenti
My 3 Dads

#12 - My 3 Dads

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 27, 2021

Raelle brings Tally home to the Cession, where they struggle with the past. Abigail is confronted with pressure from her family when Adil accompanies her home.

star 7.67
369 votes
Directors: Jem Garrard
Writers: Eli Edelson
Bellweather Season

#13 - Bellweather Season

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

The unit travels off base for the high society wedding of Abigail’s cousin. Raelle throws herself into her relationship with Scylla, who, unbeknownst to Raelle, faces an impossible choice. Abigail becomes disillusioned with her privilege while amongst the notable Bellweather line. And Tally gets hit with two life-altering revelations that change the very fabric of the unit.

star 7.66
540 votes
Directors: M.J. Bassett
Writers: Joy Kecken
Not Our Daughters

#14 - Not Our Daughters

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 13, 2021

Anti-witch sentiment boils over as the Unit defends the first witch testing center at its grand opening. Anacostia and Scylla go undercover to follow the Camarilla.

star 7.64
388 votes
Directors: Nimisha Mukerji
Writers: Bryan Q. Miller
Mother Mycelium

#15 - Mother Mycelium

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 29, 2020

Abigail forges a connection with Adil, a new visitor to base camp, and pushes a devastated Raelle to help him save a life. Tally uses Gerit as a distraction from her increasingly burdensome secrets. Anacostia probes into Scylla’s past.

star 7.62
497 votes
Directors: Shannon Kohli
Writers: Nicole Avenia, Nikki McCauley
My Witches

#16 - My Witches

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 25, 2020

The unit travels to Salem Town for an annual witch celebration, but an unexpected disturbance throws the proceedings into chaos. Tally wonders if she made the right choice to embark on a military career when witch-hate and her own mother stand in her way. Smarting from Alder’s denial of her request to switch units, Abigail attempts to bury the hatchet with Raelle. Raelle grows closer to Scylla, while the unit impresses Anacostia in Windstrike training.

star 7.48
660 votes
Writers: Eliot Laurence
Up is Down

#17 - Up is Down

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 22, 2020

Abigail has to come to terms with her vulnerability in the aftermath of a horrific event. Tally struggles with being supportive while also keeping a secret from her unit. Raelle takes extreme measures to connect with Scylla.

star 7.47
523 votes
Directors: Rebecca Johnson
Writers: Maria Maggenti
Hail Beltane

#18 - Hail Beltane

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 8, 2020

The base reels from a traumatic event, while Raelle tries to come to terms with her role in the tragedy. Scylla attempts to evade Raelle’s increasingly pointed questions. Abigail works to impress her formidable rival, Libba. And Tally’s connection with Gerit grows during Beltane, a sacred holiday honoring fertility traditions.

star 7.42
577 votes
Writers: Christopher Oscar Pena
A Biddy’s Life

#19 - A Biddy’s Life

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 1, 2020

Fort Salem excitedly greets male visitors on the eve of Beltane, but Raelle and Scylla’s budding romance is interrupted by the arrival of a mysterious man from Scylla’s past. One of the male witches catches Tally’s eye, but she is unsure of how to proceed. Meanwhile, Alder attempts to convince the Hague, an international military council of witches, to follow her strategy against the Spree and is startled by the news of an escalating humanitarian crisis in the Tarim Basin.

star 7.40
589 votes
Directors: Amanda Tapping
Writers: Brian Studler
Say the Words

#20 - Say the Words

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 18, 2020

Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped, with the more dominant women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world, but with supernatural tactics and weapons.

star 7.38
800 votes
Writers: Eliot Laurence