The Rise of Phoenixes

The BEST episodes of The Rise of Phoenixes

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A story between Ning Yi, a prince who goes against the tide and Feng Zhiwei, a descendant of the former dynasty as they fight to stay alive in spite of the dangers brought by those who lust for power within the confines of the palace.

Last Updated: 6/16/2022Network: Hunan TV
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Episode 21
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8.50
4 votes

#1 - Episode 21

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 9/21/2018

Ning Yi warns Zhiwei about the Chang clan and confronts the emperor over his mother's death. Duke Chang and Ning Sheng try to conspire with Ning Chuan.

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Episode 43
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8.50
4 votes

#2 - Episode 43

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 9/28/2018

As Zhiwei's execution looms, Qiu Mingying draws up a dangerous rescue plan with the Bloody Pagoda, but Ning Yi intervenes just in time.

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Episode 12
star
8.33
6 votes

#3 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/14/2018

Zhu Yin and Zhiwei suspect a plot by Ning Chuan to poison Ning Yi, but the emperor also falls ill. Duke Chang struggles to regain Ning Chuan's trust.

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Episode 30
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8.33
3 votes

#4 - Episode 30

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 9/21/2018

Zhan Bi falls for Ning Sheng's plot to dishonor Ning Yi in front of the emperor, but the scheme backfires when Zhiwei intervenes.

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Episode 36
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8.33
3 votes

#5 - Episode 36

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 9/28/2018

Helian Zheng discovers Wei Zhi's secret. Zhao Yuan reports to the emperor that Shao Ning has been orbiting around Noble Consort Chang and Ning Sheng.

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Episode 40
star
8.33
3 votes

#6 - Episode 40

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 9/28/2018

Ning Yi gets wind of Ning Sheng's charade -- and a plan to take Wei Zhi's life. Shao Ning swaps the emperor's scroll, falling for Ning Yi's trap.

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Episode 51
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8.33
3 votes

#7 - Episode 51

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired 10/5/2018

Zhiwei forces her way into the emperor's court to defend her family. Ning Yi arrives soon after and implores the emperor to spare Zhiwei's life.

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Episode 18
star
8.25
4 votes

#8 - Episode 18

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/21/2018

Ning Chuan plans a staged Bloody Pagoda assassination, but a counterscheme is in motion. Zhiwei appears at the imperial ceremony to select top scholars.

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Episode 22
star
8.25
4 votes

#9 - Episode 22

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/21/2018

Ning Yi anticipates Duke Chang and Ning Chuan's next move. Zhiwei struggles to convince Ning Yi to spare Ning Chuan's life.

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Episode 44
star
8.25
4 votes

#10 - Episode 44

Season 1 - Episode 44 - Aired 9/28/2018

Ning Yi sends Qiu Mingying a message through Chief Gu. Against their father's orders, the Chang brothers set out to block Ning Yi's arrival in Minhai.

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Episode 13
star
8.20
5 votes

#11 - Episode 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/14/2018

A mysterious new bodyguard stalks Zhiwei. Ning Yi sends Zhiwei to the East Palace to swap an artifact, resulting in grave consequences for Ning Yan.

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Episode 17
star
8.20
5 votes

#12 - Episode 17

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/21/2018

Ning Chuan sees the ring on Zhao Yuan and thinks it's a trap. Ning Yi orders his men to find Zhiwei, but Duke Chang is a step ahead.

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Episode 6
star
8.17
6 votes

#13 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/14/2018

Chief Gu uncovers the conspiracy behind the Bloody Pagoda. Madam Yuhua goes to town and hears a story about Gu Heng and the infant Dacheng prince.

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Episode 3
star
8.14
7 votes

#14 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/14/2018

Ning Yi keeps up his disguise when Zhiwei arrives at the Prince of Chu's residence. Zhiwei is forced by her mother to swear she'll never marry Ning Yi.

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Episode 2
star
8.00
7 votes

#15 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/2018

Feng Zhiwei intervenes when Madam Yuhua bullies courtesan Zhu Yin. An assassination stirs the court. The other princes see Ning Yi as a growing threat.

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Episode 9
star
8.00
5 votes

#16 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/14/2018

Zhu Yin helps Ning Yi get to the bottom of the killings linked to the Bloody Pagoda. Headmaster Xin suggests a ploy for Ning Chuan to test Ning Yan.

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Episode 11
star
8.00
5 votes

#17 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/14/2018

Ning Yan falls for Headmaster Xin's sorcery trick, confirming Ning Chuan's suspicions -- and Headmaster Xin increasingly gains Ning Chuan's trust.

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Episode 14
star
8.00
5 votes

#18 - Episode 14

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/14/2018

Ning Yi confronts Ning Yan about his role in Ning Qiao's downfall. Ning Sheng suspects Ning Yi is involved in the scandal surrounding the wooden figure

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Episode 16
star
8.00
5 votes

#19 - Episode 16

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/21/2018

Princess Shao Ning complains to Ning Chuan about her encounters at Qingming Academy. Ning Yi struggles to solve the mystery behind his illness.

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Episode 19
star
8.00
4 votes

#20 - Episode 19

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 9/21/2018

At court, Chief Gu reveals Ning Chuan's Bloody Pagoda connections. Disillusioned with Ning Yi, Zhiwei ingratiates herself with the emperor.

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Episode 23
star
8.00
3 votes

#21 - Episode 23

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/21/2018

The courtiers pass verdict on Duke Chang's fate, but Ning Yi takes matters into his own hands. Shao Ning asks Qiu Shangqi about Zhiwei's past.

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Episode 24
star
8.00
3 votes

#22 - Episode 24

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/21/2018

With Ning Yi's help, Zhiwei forces Qiu Shangqi to retract his ultimatum and cave into her demands. Shao Ning is determined to avenge Ning Chuan.

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Episode 25
star
8.00
3 votes

#23 - Episode 25

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 9/21/2018

Ning Qi's return worries his mother, Lady Wang. Zhiwei comes up with a solution when Ning Qi expresses concerns about the horse market to the emperor.

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Episode 27
star
8.00
3 votes

#24 - Episode 27

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 9/21/2018

Qiu Mingying pressures Zhiwei to resign from the court. Ning Yi helps Ning Qi realize that he's become Ning Sheng's scapegoat in the Chen Shao case.

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Episode 28
star
8.00
3 votes

#25 - Episode 28

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 9/21/2018

Zhiwei encounters Helian Zheng on her way back to the Qiu household. Chen Shao tells Ning Yi how he became a mercenary of the corrupt Lord of Minhai.

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