The BEST Episodes of The Heroic Legend of Arslan (2015)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2020
In the prosperous kingdom of Pars lies the Royal Capital of Ecbatana, a city of splendor and wonder, ruled by the undefeated and fearsome King Andragoras. Arslan is the young and curious prince of Pars who, despite his best efforts, doesn't seem to have what it takes to be a proper king like his father. At the age of 14, Arslan goes to his first battle and loses everything as the blood-soaked mist of war gives way to scorching flames, bringing him to face the demise of his once glorious kingdom. However, it is Arslan's destiny to be a ruler, and despite the trials that face him, he must now embark on a journey to reclaim his fallen kingdom.
#1 - The Decisive Battle
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 20, 2015
Arslan is escorted by his subjects deep inside of the Keep of Saint-Emmanuel where he confronts Silvermask in an attempt to call his cousin to reason. However, Hilmes refuses to listen and challenges Daryun to a duel.
#2 - The Duel Before the Gods
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 2, 2015
A duel is called by the king to settle the dispute between the two princes. Daryun, chosen as Rajendra's proxy, battles Bahadur, a massive and vicious warrior released by Gadevi from prison to be his representative, and wins. However, Gadevi, not pleased with the result, turns against his own father and Arslan's party must fight for their lives amidst the chaos ensued.
#3 - Once Again Across the River
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 9, 2015
Following his father's death and his brother's execution, Rajendra is crowned the king of Shindra. Arslan and his company then return home with their army, but Rajendra decides to repay all the help he received from them with one last act of treason.
#4 - A Knight's Loyalty
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 21, 2015
Silvermask slaughters a band of thieves and when the leader's daughter is about to be killed as well, Narsus appears to rescue her. Meanwhile, the rest of Arslan's party regroups and fights Xandes' forces, including the mysterious sorcerer that aids him.
#5 - The Treasonous Hero
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 24, 2015
Kharlan continues his pursuit of Arslan, unaware that he fell for Narsus' scheme and his forces are ambushed in an unfavourable terrain, where Arslan's party meets Gieve and Farangis, who join their cause as well. Meanwhile at the capital, Silvermask confronts the captive King Andragoras, revealing his identity and motives.
#6 - Two Princes
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 28, 2015
Arslan and his companions reach Peshawar in safety, but there is some discord among the generals regarding the prince's request for aid. Uncertain if he is up to the task of liberating the kingdom, Arslan is attacked by Silvermask.
#7 - Beneath the Mask
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 31, 2015
Daryun and Narsus infiltrate the capital in search for information, coming across Silvermask in the occasion, while Arslan has another encounter with the runaway prisoner he met years before.
#8 - The Lord and Master of Kashan Fortress
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 7, 2015
Arslan and his subjects seek refuge in the Kashan Fortress, governed by Lord Hodir, but it does not take long for the party to realize Hodir's true intentions for sheltering them.
#9 - The Battle for the Keep of Saint Emmanuel
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 13, 2015
The battle for the Keep of Saint-Emmanuel begins and Xandes has his face-off against Daryun. Meanwhile, Etoile has another encounter with Arslan and learns his true identity.
#10 - The Foreign Prince
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 12, 2015
Taking advantage of the crisis in Pars, Prince Rajendra from the Kingdom of Shindra commands an army to take over Peshawar, just to be defeated and captured by Arslan's subjects thanks to another of Narsus' stratagems. Knowing that Rajendra is contending for the throne of his own country with his older brother, Arslan convinces him to form an alliance.
#11 - The Highway of Blood and Sweat
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 27, 2015
The Keep of Saint-Emmanuel is captured by the Parsian army, and by Arslan's request, the Lusitanian survivors are taken with them as they keep marching towards Ecbatana, including Etoile, who starts to act more friendly with him. Meanwhile, Silvermask returns to the capital and forms a treacherous alliance with prince Guiscard from Lusitania.
#12 - A Song of Farewell
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 30, 2015
Arslan begins his march to retake Ecbatana but must separate himself from one of his allies and face his lords' sentiments.
#13 - The True Face of a Knight
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 23, 2015
The forces loyal to Arslan gather in Peshawar in preparation for the battle to retake the capital. However, with the issues regarding Silvermask's past and his own birth in his mind, Arslan's resolve falters, until he meets a young girl unaware that she is actually Etoile, the same Lusitanian captive he met when he was a child.
#14 - The Royal Capital Burns ~Part Two~
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 10, 2015
Gieve escapes Ecbatana after having a clash with Silvermask, who makes use of the underground tunnels to strike the palace from within, while the Lusitanian forces, assisted by the slaves, break into the capital and conquer it.
#15 - The Knight in Black
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 19, 2015
Arslan is rescued by his loyal servant Daryun and they must run away from the Lusitanian forces, led by the General Silvermask, who ambushes and captures his father personally.
#16 - The World-Weary Strategist
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 26, 2015
Arslan and Daryun seek the help of the retired tactician Narsus, but convincing him to join their cause will not be an easy task.
#17 - The Royal Capital Burns ~Part One~
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 3, 2015
While Arslan and Daryun enlist Narsus' help, Lusitania begins their siege in the royal capital of Ecbatana. Shapur is tortured by Bodin as an example for the "pagans" of Pars, but requests to be killed by one of Pars' archers. Listening to his request, he is killed by a mysterious man, who is called by queen Tahamine to be rewarded for his feat. Meanwhile, Lusitania convinces the slaves of Pars to open the city gates for them, promising to make them free men.
#18 - The Beauties and the Beasts
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 17, 2015
As the Lusitanian army plunders the capital, Gieve meets the beautiful priestess Farangies, who is in search for Arslan. Upon knowing that Kharlan intends to raid the nearby villages in order to capture them, Arslan and his companions decide to take the fight to the enemy.
#19 - The Night Before the Attack
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 6, 2015
As Hilmes is set to confront Arslan on the Battlefield, the latter steels his resolve and his soldiers for the impending battle.
#20 - The Road to Peshawar
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 14, 2015
On their way to the stronghold at Peshawar, Arslan's party is pursued by a force led by Xandes, Kharlan's son who seeks to avenge his father and they are forced to split up.
#21 - Age Fourteen, Maiden Battle
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 12, 2015
Now fourteen years old, Arslan takes part in his first battle against Lusitania, and all odds seem at the Parsian army's favor, until his father, the King Andragoras III, falls victim to treason by Kharlan, one of his generals.
#22 - End of Winter
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 16, 2015
Now with Jaswant in his party, Arslan returns to Peshawar, while back at Ecbatana, Silvermask gathers allies and manpower seeking to one day liberating Pars and taking the throne for himself.
#23 - The Tūrānian Army Invades
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 3, 2016
The Kingdom of Tūrān decides to take advantage of Pars's moment of weakness to invade Peshawar. In order to protect Peshawar, Arslan has to turn his army back. Meanwhile, Gieve intercepts Hermes in his search for a royal sword. Something strange is occurring in Ecbatana.
#24 - The Black Leopard of Sindhura
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 19, 2015
Arslan and his subjects assist Rajendra's campaign to overthrow his brother and Jaswant, a Shindran guide is introduced to them. However, Jaswant is not who he claims to be, but it does not take long for the party to realize that for their own advantage.
#25 - The Monarch Versus the Conqueror
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 10, 2016
Andragoras escapes from Ecbatana, taking Tahamine with him. King Tokhtomysh of Turan arrives to lead a second attempt to capture Peshawar, this time executing several civilians in order to provoke Arslan and draw him into open combat. However, Tokhtomysh is forced to flee after underestimating the Parsians and is killed by his own son for his cowardice. Once Andragoras arrives at Peshawar, he relieves Arslan from the command of the Parsian army, and orders that his son must not return unless he gathers another fifty thousand soldiers, a decision that is compared to sending him to exile.