The Best Episodes of Overlord
Last Updated: Apr 14, 2019
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.
#1 - A Handful of Hope
Season 3 - Episode 8
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.
#2 - War of Words
Season 3 - Episode 9
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.
#3 - Butterfly Entangled in a Spider's Web
Season 3 - Episode 7
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.
#4 - Another Battle
Season 3 - Episode 11
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.
#5 - Jaldabaoth
Season 2 - Episode 11
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.
#6 - The Dark Warrior
Season 1 - Episode 9
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.
#7 - Player VS Non Player Character
Season 1 - Episode 13
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.
#8 - The Ultimate Trump Card
Season 2 - Episode 13
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.
#9 - The Final Battle of the Disturbance
Season 2 - Episode 12
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.
#10 - The Bloody Valkyrie
Season 1 - Episode 12
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!
#11 - Ruler of Death
Season 1 - Episode 4
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...
#12 - Twin Swords of Slashing Death
Season 1 - Episode 8
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.
#13 - Player vs Player
Season 3 - Episode 13
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.
#14 - Massacre
Season 3 - Episode 12
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.
#15 - Army of Death
Season 2 - Episode 4
The alliance of the Lizard men win the battle and defeat the army of undead. The defeat guardian Cocytus and the new ability to learn from their mistakes, prove that the guardians can adapt to new situations. Ainz Ooal Gown therefore changes his tactics, ordering Cocytus to bring the Lizard men to their knees and under the rule of the Great Tomb of Nazarick.
#16 - The Freezing God
Season 2 - Episode 5
At the outpost in the Tob Forest, Ains strategizes with his guardians, and imposes Shalltear's penance upon her. The Lizard Man chiefs assemble and receive Cocytus on the battlefield for their final showdown.
#17 - Battle of Carne Village
Season 1 - Episode 3
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.
#18 - True Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 10
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?
#19 - Soaring Sparks of Fire
Season 2 - Episode 9
Sebas begins his raid of the brothel from one side, while Climb and Brain enter from the other side. While Climb covers the exit alone, he is confronted by Succulent and Cocco Doll trying to flee and a desperate fight begins.
#20 - Disturbance Begins in the Royal Capital
Season 2 - Episode 10
Ains calls on Sebas to answer for his actions, and to discuss what is to become of Tuare. Renner meets with the Blue Rose, then Marquis Raeven, to consult with them about her planned attacks against Eight Fingers.
#21 - Wise King of Forest
Season 1 - Episode 7
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.
#22 - Journey
Season 1 - Episode 6
While Momonga has some doubts, he accepts Nphirea Balear's request under the condition that the members of the Swords of Darkness join them. Though her urge to kill keeps distracting her, Clementine continues to slowly find her way to Nphirea.
#23 - Floor Guardians
Season 1 - Episode 2
Grateful that they weren't cast aside, the floor guardians experience the rule of their true master for the first time. Momonga quickly assess the situation and works toward protecting the tomb from invaders while contemplating what he must do.
#24 - A Ruler’s Melancholy
Season 3 - Episode 1
With the events of Re-Estize Kingdom and the Lizard Men behind them, the loyal servants of Nazarick return to their daily routines. Ains, however, is worried about the work/life balance of his NPCs. They work day in and day out without rest...
#25 - Confusion and Understanding
Season 1 - Episode 11
Momonga does damage control at the guild while he assesses the reason for Shalltear's revolt. Coming to the conclusion that she is under an incurable status effect, Momonga goes to the treasury to retrieve some of the powerful weapons of Nazarick.