The BEST Episodes of Niko and the Sword of Light

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 2, 2021

Network: Amazon

Ten-year-old Niko, the last of his kind in a strange world, embarks on an epic quest to bring light back to his land. Armed with his magic sword, Niko journeys to the Cursed Volcano, making new friends and powerful foes while uncovering secrets about his mysterious past.

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From the Peaks of Peril to the Mounds of Mania

#1 - From the Peaks of Peril to the Mounds of Mania

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

While descending the Peaks of Peril, a protocol gaffe turns the normally proper Umlauti against our heroes. To earn his freedom, Niko must compete against Jackal in a challenging, gladiatorial-style race.

star 8.88
33 votes
From the Tunnels of Terror to the Den of Doom

#2 - From the Tunnels of Terror to the Den of Doom

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

When a swarm of Exuber-Ants chase the team and Lyra is bitten. Niko and Mandok must retrieve a powerful suit of armor hidden deep underground from the ferocious Diggantus.

star 8.85
33 votes
From the Cursed Volcano to the End of Hope

#3 - From the Cursed Volcano to the End of Hope

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Niko and Lyra face Nar Est on his home turf, but Niko's final showdown doesn't go as smoothly as planned.

star 8.85
33 votes
From the Depths of Despair...

#4 - From the Depths of Despair...

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Niko leads the Army of the Light in a freewheeling final battle and discovers the true power behind Nar Est.

star 8.82
33 votes
From the Cliffs of Catastrophe to the Pools of Destiny

#5 - From the Cliffs of Catastrophe to the Pools of Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Coming close to the Pools of Destiny, Niko and Lyra find another human - Aura, a champion who was left behind. But it's Niko who's left behind when Lyra and Aura set off to finish the quest without him.

star 8.76
33 votes
Directors: Matt Wayne
Writers:
From the Endless Expanse to the Thorns of Tribulation

#6 - From the Endless Expanse to the Thorns of Tribulation

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Niko's new sidekick leads the team through the Endless Expanse, as Nar Est's agent tries to stop them at every turn. When the enemy reveals himself, Niko must defeat a threat from within, without his Sword.

star 8.57
35 votes
Directors: Michael Maloney
Writers: Patrick Rieger
From the Tumbledowns to the Gap of Gloom

#7 - From the Tumbledowns to the Gap of Gloom

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Niko, Lyra and Mandok help the Tumblebees fend off the terrible Prickletwister that has been terrorizing the town, and join forces with a mysterious traveler.

star 8.56
36 votes
Directors: Sung Jin Ahn
Writers: Rob Hoegee
From the Shattering Springs to the Clouds of Chaos

#8 - From the Shattering Springs to the Clouds of Chaos

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Niko, Lyra and Mandok land on a Cloud Clipper belonging to the notorious Captain Nimbeard of the Sky Pirates. They're about to be thrown overboard, but when Nar Est sends a deadly sky monster after them, it's all hands on deck.

star 8.53
34 votes
From the Phantom Woods to the Mountains of Misery

#9 - From the Phantom Woods to the Mountains of Misery

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

The Hill Giants send Niko and Lyra into the Shoodakooda Wood, where their greatest regrets become real. With the help of Niko and his Sword, Lyra puts her past behind her. Meanwhile, Mandok is captured by an enemy.

star 8.42
36 votes
Directors: Sung Jin Ahn
Writers: Geoffrey Thorne
From the Swamp to Sorrow to the Hills of Humiliation

#10 - From the Swamp to Sorrow to the Hills of Humiliation

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Niko's team reaches Carapace, the perfect hiding spot, only to discover the voracious Mugwhump In its place. Chompsky, Carapace's last citizen, helps Niko and Lyra face this bloated menace, and discover a better goal than hiding.

star 8.39
41 votes
Directors: Michael Maloney
Writers: May Chan
From the Sky Maze of Anguish to the Swamp of Sorrow

#11 - From the Sky Maze of Anguish to the Swamp of Sorrow

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Lyra must guide Niko, Mandok and Flicker through a deadly sky maze, past the fearsome Arachtaur, as a vicious three-headed monster stalks the team. When the quest almost fails, Lyra makes a tremendous sacrifice.

star 8.23
43 votes
Directors: Sung Jin Ahn
Writers: Ernie Altbacker, Matt Wayne
From the Temple of Champions to the Bridge of Doom

#12 - From the Temple of Champions to the Bridge of Doom

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 20, 2017

Mandok accidentally releases Niko from a magical chrysalis. Instead of a fully-grown Champion of Carondolet, ghostly princess Lyra finds a ten year old boy. Lyra must lead NIko across the Bridge of Doom, but when the horrible Xerxes returns and attacks, Lyra has no choice but to put her faith in untested Niko.

star 8.18
49 votes
Directors: Sung Jin Ahn
Writers:
From the Sea of Suffering to the Faraway Shore

#13 - From the Sea of Suffering to the Faraway Shore

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Niko and Lyra are received by the Shrimp King, only to learn the Shrimpfolk are about to engage in a futile battle with the ferocious Mantigore to finally free the captured Dolphin Queen. Mandok forms an uneasy alliance.

star 8.18
39 votes
Directors: Michael Maloney
Writers: Ernie Altbacker
The Forest of Fangs

#14 - The Forest of Fangs

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 28, 2018

Niko and his friends search for an ancient lorekeeper to learn more about the Amulet of Power.

star 7.50
4 votes
The Thorn of Contention

#15 - The Thorn of Contention

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 28, 2018

Following a rough storm, our heroes find themselves between two races locked in a fight for a mysterious tower.

star 7.33
3 votes
The Automatron

#16 - The Automatron

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 6, 2019

The team searches inside a living machine for the final item in their quest.

star 7.00
2 votes
The Forgotten Fortress

#17 - The Forgotten Fortress

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 6, 2019

Inside an ancient enchanted fortress, Niko and his friends race to find the Amulet of Power before Nar Est.

star 7.00
2 votes
Sky Whale City

#18 - Sky Whale City

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 28, 2018

Our heroes search for an ancient map piece in a wondrous city perched atop a flying whale.

star 6.67
3 votes
The Balance of Power

#19 - The Balance of Power

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 6, 2019

In a final battle against the ultimate enemy, Niko goes on a journey to discover his true purpose.

star 6.67
3 votes
The Caterpillar Train

#20 - The Caterpillar Train

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 6, 2019

To evade a powerful new foe, our heroes hop aboard the Caterpillar Train, a bizarre mode of public transportation.

star 6.50
2 votes
The Vast Sea

#21 - The Vast Sea

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 6, 2019

Our heroes’ journey takes them to an undersea cavern where they encounter a colorful annual festival.

star 6.50
2 votes
A Day in Carondolet

#22 - A Day in Carondolet

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 28, 2018

As Queen Lyra's birthday celebration begins, Niko suspects that a strange bug might be an agent of darkness.

star 5.50
4 votes
A Night in Carondolet

#23 - A Night in Carondolet

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 28, 2018

A message from The Darkness prompts Niko and his friends on a new journey to find an ancient relic.

star 5.25
4 votes