The BEST episodes of Overlord

Every episode of Overlord ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Overlord!

In the year 2138, virtual reality gaming is booming. Yggdrasil, a popular online game is quietly shut down one day. However, one player named Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as "the most powerful wizard." The world continues to change, with non-player characters (NPCs) beginning to feel emotion. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, this ordinary young man Momonga then strives to take over the new world the game has become.

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A Handful of Hope
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8.30
190 votes

#1 - A Handful of Hope

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/28/2018

The worker group Foresight is teleported to the fighting arena in the sixth floor to challenge the great Ains Ooal Gown. Ains tries to restrain his smoldering fury as he disposes the last of the filthy thieves that dare trample into his treasured Nazarick.

Directors: Kazuaki Terasawa
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Dark Warrior
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8.29
338 votes

#2 - The Dark Warrior

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/1/2015

Momonga and Narberal begin their respective battles against Clementine and Khajit. Momonga takes this chance to learn about the mechanics of fighting in this world, but in the end, he must show Clementine the consequences of offending him.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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Well-prepared Traps
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8.28
101 votes

#3 - Well-prepared Traps

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/13/2022

To gain more information, Ains and Albedo use themselves as bait as they approach the royal capital. Azuth comes to defend the capital and quickly separates the two. While the two of them exchange blows in the air, a mysterious figure comes to visit Ains.

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Player VS Non Player Character
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8.23
316 votes

#4 - Player VS Non Player Character

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/29/2015

Momonga reminds Shalltear that he is the master of Nazarick and that his name carries the weight of all the supreme beings of Ains Ooal Gown. After the battle comes to a close, Momonga quickly takes action to strengthen the defenses of Nazarick.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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War of Words
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8.22
179 votes

#5 - War of Words

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/4/2018

Ainz sends Aura and Mare to the Empire with a message. Come and apologize or watch as your country burn to the ground. With no other option, Emperor Jircniv heads toward Nazarick with the head of a noble in tow. Though, things are not as they seem.

Directors: Akiko Nakano
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Another Battle
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8.18
178 votes

#6 - Another Battle

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/18/2018

Carne Village is in a pinch once again. An army led by the first prince of Re-Estize has appeared, demanding to be let in so the villagers can be questioned about Ains Ooal Gown. Enri must make a decision for the village and its people.

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Jaldabaoth
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8.10
192 votes

#7 - Jaldabaoth

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/20/2018

Demiurge takes charge of Nazarick's forces, laying out the mission to strike at Eight Fingers. Meanwhile, Lakyus details a similar mission to her squad captains. Sebas, Climb, and Brain raid Six Arms' compound together.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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The Last King
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8.09
99 votes

#8 - The Last King

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/6/2022

Ains and his army marches towards the royal capital to finally annihilate the Re-Estize Kingdom. Various forces prepare themselves for the coming onslaught. Before the last battle, Zanac rides alone to meet with Ains for a peaceful discussion.

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Twin Swords of Slashing Death
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8.08
329 votes

#9 - Twin Swords of Slashing Death

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/25/2015

After Momonga registers Hamusuke with the guild, he goes to Nphirea's home to find that his client has been kidnapped. The zombified remains of the Swords of Darkness litter the storage room. And there, Momonga finds the tortured body of Ninya.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
Watch Now:Amazon
Frost Dragon Lord
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8.06
98 votes

#10 - Frost Dragon Lord

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/16/2022

The Clan Lord discovers that Ains and his group are approaching the royal capital and asks the frost dragons for help. The Dragon Lord sends his son to intercept the party, while Ains decides to split up the group to confront the Quagoa and frost dragons.

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Player vs Player
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8.06
181 votes

#11 - Player vs Player

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/2/2018

Gazef challenges Ains to a duel that is impossible to win and Ains decides to accept. The battle will soon come to an end and the fate of E-Rantel will be decided. Even amongst the bloodshed, Gazef and Ains both hold the other in deep respect.

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Ruler of Death
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8.04
357 votes

#12 - Ruler of Death

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/28/2015

Momonga finds that the attackers of Carne Village were Slane Theocracy soldiers dressed as people from the Baharuth Empire. As the attack to lure and eliminate Gazef Stronoff continues, Momonga takes this chance to continue his tests...

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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Massacre
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8.03
181 votes

#13 - Massacre

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/25/2018

The war is finally starting. The Empire plans to use this chance to see the depths of the Sorcerer King's strength and the Kingdom is confident that their have fully prepared themselves for this war. Gazef stands ready. Now, let the despair begin.

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Butterfly Entangled in a Spider's Web
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8.03
188 votes

#14 - Butterfly Entangled in a Spider's Web

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/21/2018

The foolish workers that have entered the Tomb of Nazarick greatly anger Ains Ooal Gown. Albedo and the others have already finished preparations for their welcome and Lord Ains watches on, determined that not a single one leaves his tomb alive.

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The Ruler of Conspiracy
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8.02
98 votes

#15 - The Ruler of Conspiracy

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/26/2022

While Albedo and the others make their moves toward world domination, Ains has his own little plan. He wants to cultivate true adventurers to explore the unknown, like the players in Yggdrasil. His recruitment efforts bring him to the Baharuth Empire...

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The Ultimate Trump Card
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7.99
191 votes

#16 - The Ultimate Trump Card

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/3/2018

The guardsmen and adventurers face a daunting array of demons until Momon arrives and takes charge. Brain once again comes face to face with Shalltear. While Evileye is occupied, Demiurge reveals his plan to Ains.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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The Witch of the Falling Kingdom
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7.94
100 votes

#17 - The Witch of the Falling Kingdom

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/27/2022

Princess Renner decides to stay with her father and struggle against the Sorcerer King until the very end. Climb follows the orders of the princess and sneaks out of the royal palace only to be surprised at what he greets him when he returns.

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The Final Battle of the Disturbance
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7.94
180 votes

#18 - The Final Battle of the Disturbance

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/27/2018

Evileye petitions Momon to help her, and he begins fighting the disguised Demiurge. As Climb and the others try to get Tuare out of the compound, they face resistance. Renner convenes an emergency strategy meeting.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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The Bloody Valkyrie
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7.93
323 votes

#19 - The Bloody Valkyrie

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/22/2015

Though Shalltear's skill set puts Momonga at a complete disadvantage, he steps forward into battle. He gave various world items to his guardians to ensure the safety of Nazarick in his absence. Now, all that is left is a battle of life and death!

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
Watch Now:Amazon
True Vampire
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7.91
325 votes

#20 - True Vampire

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/8/2015

Momonga finds out that Shalltear has revolted against him, due to something that had happened while she was on her mission with Sebas and Solution. The story rewinds a bit and goes over that very event. What could possibly change her loyalty to him?

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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The Impending Crisis
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7.86
99 votes

#21 - The Impending Crisis

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/9/2022

Ains decides to lend a hand to the dwarves fighting against the Quagoa, but not for free. He wants to gather Gondo and the other runesmiths for the Sorcerer Kingdom. At the same time, Ains happens to find the perfect chance to teach Shalltear a thing or two.

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Battle of Carne Village
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7.85
358 votes

#22 - Battle of Carne Village

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/21/2015

Momonga continues his efforts to protect Nazarick from the unknown forces he may be up against in this world. As he manipulates the Mirror of Remote Viewing, he notices a village being attacked and decides to test his strength against humans.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
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In Pursuit of the Land of Dwarves
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7.79
96 votes

#23 - In Pursuit of the Land of Dwarves

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/2/2022

After his visit to the Empire, Ains decides to go and create a friendly relationship with the Dwarf Kingdom. Sadly, he only finds an empty city when he gets there. Deep within the tunnels, he meets a dwarf named Gondo who tells him happened.

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Countdown to Extinction
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7.77
101 votes

#24 - Countdown to Extinction

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/30/2022

The Sorcerer Kingdom declares war against the Re-Estize Kingdom and gives them exactly one month to prepare. Ains plans to show the world what happens to the enemies of Ains Ooal Gown. However, a few in Nazarick consider this massacre excessive.

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Wise King of Forest
star
7.74
325 votes

#25 - Wise King of Forest

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/18/2015

Momonga and his group continue to Carne Village. There they see that the villagers are working toward fortifying their defenses against possible future enemies. Nphirea meets up with Enri and asks her about this man named Ains Ooal Gown.

Directors: Naoyuki Ito
Watch Now:Amazon

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