The Legend of Korra

The BEST episodes of The Legend of Korra

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

Avatar Korra, a headstrong, rebellious, feisty young woman who continually challenges and breaks with tradition, is on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar. In this story, the Avatar struggles to find balance within herself.

Last Updated: 7/31/2022Network: Nickelodeon
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Beginnings (2)
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8.64
1596 votes

#1 - Beginnings (2)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/18/2013

Wan's spirit shows Korra how he learned the other three elements and the reason why he eventually merged with Raava and became the first Avatar. His story makes Korra realize what she must do to restore balance to the physical and spirit worlds.

Directors: Ian Graham
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Venom of the Red Lotus
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8.52
1350 votes

#2 - Venom of the Red Lotus

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/22/2014

Korra battles Zaheer, while Bolin and Mako duel Ghazan and Ming-Hua. The captive members of the Air Nation escape and band together to help Korra.

Directors: Melchior Zwyer
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Beginnings (1)
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8.42
1788 votes

#3 - Beginnings (1)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/18/2013

In order to cleanse herself from a dark spirit's attack, Korra must reconnect with her Avatar Spirit by finding Raava. To do so, she needs to learn about the origins of the first Avatar, Wan. He tells her how he received the power of fire and learned the ways of the spirits, as well as how he was the one responsible for unleashing Vaatu, the spirit of darkness, into the world.

Directors: Colin Heck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Day of the Colossus
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8.37
1148 votes

#4 - Day of the Colossus

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/18/2014

Team Avatar clashes with Kuvira on the streets of Republic City; Pema and Prince Wu help evacuate innocent citizens.

Directors: Ian Graham
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Enter the Void
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8.32
1282 votes

#5 - Enter the Void

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/22/2014

When other plans fail, Korra suggests a brave idea to take on the Red Lotus and save the Air Nation.

Directors: Ian Graham
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Endgame
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8.32
1455 votes

#6 - Endgame

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/23/2012

After learning who Amon really is, Korra and Mako set out to expose him to the other members of The Equalists, in hopes of shattering Amon's image and bringing his efforts to a halt. In doing so, they learn that Amon had managed to capture Tenzin and his children, and is going to use them in a demonstration of what the world will be like once Amon's plans are complete. Korra and Mako manage to prevent Amon from taking the Air Bending family's powers away and lure Amon away to try to take him down without his disciples helping him. But the young Avatar soon realizes that Amon's secret power is too great, and he takes her bending away. Without her bending abilities, how will Korra stop this tyrant from enacting his evil plans?

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Darkness Falls
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8.31
1540 votes

#7 - Darkness Falls

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/22/2013

Korra learns of a new twist in Unalaq’s evil plans to release the spirit of all darkness and evil, Vaatu, from his longtime imprisonment in the spirit world.

Directors: Colin Heck
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Light in the Dark
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8.29
1475 votes

#8 - Light in the Dark

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/22/2013

Unalaq has finally merged with Vaatu and is terrorizing Republic City in the form of a giant spiritual monster. Without Raava or any prior Avatar connections, Korra must meditate and find the cosmic energy of the universe within herself in order to defeat Vaatu.

Directors: Ian Graham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Last Stand
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8.26
1088 votes

#9 - The Last Stand

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/18/2014

The fate of the Earth Kingdom and the Avatar's life is at stake, when Korra comes face to face with Kuvira.

Directors: Melchior Zwyer
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Ultimatum
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8.25
1344 votes

#10 - The Ultimatum

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/15/2014

Mako and Bolin deliver an ominous message from Zaheer.

Directors: Colin Heck
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Korra Alone
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8.17
1346 votes

#11 - Korra Alone

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/10/2014

Korra's three-year journey of healing takes her to unexpected places.

Directors: Ian Graham
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And the Winner Is...
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8.11
1939 votes

#12 - And the Winner Is...

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/12/2012

The Fire Ferrets are preparing for the big championship ProBending match, when Amon declares a threat to the city that, if the match was to continue, dire consequences would ensue. Korra, Mako and Bolin convince the council to allow the match to happen, with the help of an unsuspecting individual. What will Amon do to the city when the match happens?

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Operation: Beifong
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8.08
1165 votes

#13 - Operation: Beifong

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/5/2014

Bolin helps Opal and Lin save the Beifongs from Kuvira. Korra visits the Spirit World looking for help.

Directors: Melchior Zwyer
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Harmonic Convergence
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8.07
1341 votes

#14 - Harmonic Convergence

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/15/2013

With the help of her closest friends, Korra must close both spirit portals before Harmonic Convergence occurs.

Directors: Ian Graham
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Turning the Tides
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8.07
1773 votes

#15 - Turning the Tides

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/16/2012

After Korra is rescued after being taken hostage by Tarrlok, and escaping from Amon and The Equalists, she takes time to recover and tell her friends about the dire news of Tarrlok's heritage. Stunned by this, Tenzin decides to raise it with the other council members and discuss a plan to rectify the issues that Tarrlok created. But unknown to anyone, The Equalists begin to strike against Republic city in an attempt to take it over, until they begin a full-blown attack on the city, bombarding it with bombs and taking out the strengths of the city, one by one. What will Korra and her friends do to combat the oncoming attack of The Equalists?

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Skeletons in the Closet
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8.06
1763 votes

#16 - Skeletons in the Closet

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/23/2012

After Amon and The Equalists have overtaken Republic City, the future seems a lot bleaker for Korra and her friends, having to hide in the underground without being able to do anything but wait for the United Forces to come take back the city. As the United Forces roll into Republic City by sea, General Iroh is bewildered by the lack of resistance as they come into the harbor. His bewilderment is replaced by shock as he discovers a new weapon that The Equalists have developed, which decimates his fleet. The General is lucky to have Korra save him, and after recovering, they plot together to hatch a plan to stop Amon in his tracks. As they set out to put this plan into action, the young Avatar learns a unexpected secret about the leader of The Equalists from an old acquaintance.

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When Extremes Meet
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8.04
1806 votes

#17 - When Extremes Meet

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/2/2012

As Asami, Bolin and Mako move into Air Temple Island, the police force inducts Chief Saikhan in to lead them. During the induction, Saikhan announces his direct reporting to Tarrlok when dealing with the Equalist threat. In doing so, it creates mass tension between Korra and Tarrlok, as the young Avatar feels that the councilman will only cause a greater divide between benders and non-benders with the support of the new police chief. The Avatar and her friends decide to band together to create a vigilante team as a means to help stop the Equalists. While they do this, Tarrlok resorts to extreme measures to control non-benders, in which Korra opposes profusely. How will the young Avatar help combat the tyranny of Councilman Tarrlok?

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A New Spiritual Age
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8.03
1537 votes

#18 - A New Spiritual Age

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/8/2013

After successfully arriving in the Spirit World, Korra and Jinora get separated. Jinora ends up at Wan Shi Tong's Library, where she is captured by Unalaq. Korra finds herself in a dark forest as a four-year-old, where she encounters Iroh's spirit. With the help of the former Fire Nation general, she helps a lost dragon bird spirit, who in turn helps her find the spirit portals. There, she is forced by her uncle to open the northern portal, lest he destroy Jinora's soul.

Directors: Ian Graham
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The Guide
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7.99
1575 votes

#19 - The Guide

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/1/2013

Korra seeks Tenzin's help to enter the Spirit World for the first time. However, their attempts prove to be futile until Jinora comes to Korra's aid. Meanwhile, Mako and Asami rekindle their relationship, though Mako's investigation into Varrick's affairs lead to the firebender's arrest.

Directors: Colin Heck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Terror Within
star
7.98
1302 votes

#20 - The Terror Within

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/25/2014

Zaheer and his gang try to kidnap Korra.

Directors: Colin Heck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Civil Wars (2)
star
7.98
1571 votes

#21 - Civil Wars (2)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/27/2013

In an attempt to get Judge Hotah to release Tonraq, Korra discovers that Unalaq had set up the trial and his brother's banishment, causing her to break away from him and his teachings. Meanwhile at the Southern Air Temple, Tenzin finds Ikki and they reconcile with their respective siblings

Directors: Ian Graham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Original Airbenders
star
7.98
1330 votes

#22 - Original Airbenders

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/18/2014

Though contending with Bumi's bad attitude, Tenzin tries to train the new members of the Air Nation.

Directors: Melchior Zwyer
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Calling
star
7.97
1245 votes

#23 - The Calling

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/24/2014

Jinora, Ikki, and Meelo head out to find the Avatar.

Directors: Colin Heck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Night of a Thousand Stars
star
7.97
1560 votes

#24 - Night of a Thousand Stars

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/15/2013

Bolin saves the day when President Raiko is mysteriously attacked in Republic City. With Mako arrested, Asami tries to free him and learn who is framing him.

Directors: Colin Heck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Long Live the Queen
star
7.93
1230 votes

#25 - Long Live the Queen

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/8/2014

Korra and Asami are stranded in the desert. The members of The Red Lotus negotiate with the Earth Queen.

Directors: Melchior Zwyer
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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