The Moon that Embraces the Sun

The BEST episodes of The Moon that Embraces the Sun

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

This historical fiction drama tells the love story between the young King Lee-hwon and a female shaman, Yeon Woo. She is born to a rich and noble family, and is betrothed to the crown prince, becoming the crown princess. But after she loses her memory, she becomes a shaman. The drama is based on the novel written by Jung Eun-kwol.

Last Updated: 5/13/2022Network: MBC
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The Moon That Embraces the Sun
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8.01
69 votes

#1 - The Moon That Embraces the Sun

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/15/2012

When Yoon Dae Hyung's private army surrounds Hweon and his retinue, Yang Myung finds himself on the verge of killing his brother.

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Witch Hunts
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7.95
39 votes

#2 - Witch Hunts

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/15/2012

After Hweon faints before consummation with his queen, a humiliated Bo Kyung conspires to charge Weol for practicing witchcraft and defame Hweon.

One Sun, One Moon
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7.67
69 votes

#3 - One Sun, One Moon

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/12/2012

Yoon Dae Hyeong's clan begins its plan to make Bo Kyung the owner of Kyo Tae Palace. Hweon asks Yeon Woo to submit her name to be the prince’s wife.

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Rebellion
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7.66
70 votes

#4 - Rebellion

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/14/2012

Street posters convict the king for having a shaman in his bedroom and the clan of Yoon for having murdered the previous crown princess.

Like Petals, Like Fireworks
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7.65
71 votes

#5 - Like Petals, Like Fireworks

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/11/2012

Nok Yeong senses an aura from the two girls at the palace; Queen Yoon orders her to read their fate to see whether one will marry the crown prince.

Why Am I Dead?
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7.62
69 votes

#6 - Why Am I Dead?

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/16/2012

Weol is sentenced to exile, while Hweon loses his leadership to bureaucrats. He visits Weol in jail and, hiding his heart, commands her to leave him.

Bloody Precursor
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7.62
68 votes

#7 - Bloody Precursor

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/1/2012

Princess Min Hwa is pregnant after a long wait and goes to the palace to give Hweon the happy news. Hweon speaks to the queen of his final decision.

Fallen Moon
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7.61
70 votes

#8 - Fallen Moon

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/18/2012

As Yeon Woo begins the training she will need as the crown prince's wife, Queen Yoon orders Nok Yeong to put a debilitating spell on Yeon Woo.

Once Again, Two Suns and Two Moons
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7.59
68 votes

#9 - Once Again, Two Suns and Two Moons

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/22/2012

Yeon Woo asks Seol about the situation when she was blessed to become a shaman. Woon dismisses the army keeping Yang Myung at his house.

Correspondence of the Dead
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7.57
68 votes

#10 - Correspondence of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/2/2012

Hweon orders Hyung Sun to bring in the royal doctor to treat Weol. Bo Kyung is distraught by the relationship between Hweon and the shaman.

The Sun Embracing the Moon
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7.56
68 votes

#11 - The Sun Embracing the Moon

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/29/2012

When burglars come to the Infirmary and attack Yeon Woo and Yang Myung, Woon and Hweon guard her. Yang Myung flees from the burglars with Yeon Woo.

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True Identity of the Moon
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7.55
66 votes

#12 - True Identity of the Moon

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/23/2012

After meeting shaman Weol, Bo Kyung becomes terrified thinking that Yeon Woo has been resurrected. Later, some news from her past shocks Yeon Woo.

Moon That Is Hidden Beside the Sun
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7.50
68 votes

#13 - Moon That Is Hidden Beside the Sun

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/1/2012

Hweon wakes up and furiously commands Weol to name the person who ordered her to spy on him. Bo Kyung is uneasy that a shaman serves the king in bed.

Secret Love
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7.50
68 votes

#14 - Secret Love

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/8/2012

Yang Myung stops Weol going to the king's quarters and confronts Nok Yeong. Her warning to not become closer to Weol leads to an argument.

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Road of Tears
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7.50
68 votes

#15 - Road of Tears

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/9/2012

Yoon Dae Hyung tries to find out the reason of Hweon's secret inspection. Bo Kyung learns that the date of consummation is only three days away.

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Hidden Moon
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7.49
70 votes

#16 - Hidden Moon

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/19/2012

Having accepted a great god to become a shaman, Yeon Woo loses memories of her past due to the shock. Meanwhile, Bo Kyung becomes the crown princess.

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Two Suns and a Moon
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7.33
45 votes

#17 - Two Suns and a Moon

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/2012

Young Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family, attends a ceremony honoring her brother at the palace, where she runs into Crown Prince Hweon.

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Shaman Wol - Moon
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7.24
38 votes

#18 - Shaman Wol - Moon

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/25/2012

Despite Nok Yeong's warning that she avoid strangers, Yeon Woo heads out to the streets when she learns that the king will be visiting the village.

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Shaman Who Absorbs Adversity
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7.23
39 votes

#19 - Shaman Who Absorbs Adversity

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/26/2012

After nearly being rescued by a disguised Yang Myung, a captive Weol is dragged to the palace to act as a human talisman for Hweon.

Two Moons and a Sun
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7.19
70 votes

#20 - Two Moons and a Sun

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/5/2012

Yeon Woo's brother, Heo Yeom, is appointed to teach the Crown Prince, who does not welcome the new teacher. Meanwhile, Queen Yoon plots a conspiracy.

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