The BEST Episodes of The Rise of Phoenixes

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 25, 2021

Network: Hunan TV

When a secret from the past rears its head, a respected court scholar must choose between avenging her family and staying true to the prince she loves.

Episode 2

#1 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.40
5 votes
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.20
5 votes
Episode 3

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.17
6 votes
Episode 5

#4 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Following Ning Chuan's campaign against the Bloody Pagoda, the suspicious emperor appoints Ning Yi to investigate -- but Chief Gu's cooperation is key.

star 8.00
4 votes
Episode 9

#5 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.00
5 votes
Episode 11

#6 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.00
5 votes
Episode 12

#7 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.00
5 votes
Episode 17

#8 - Episode 17

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.00
3 votes
Episode 18

#9 - Episode 18

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.00
2 votes
Episode 21

#10 - Episode 21

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.00
3 votes
Episode 7

#11 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Ning Yi finds the document inscribed with information about Zhiwei's and Feng Hao's identities. Qiu Shangqi sends out a search party to catch Zhiwei.

star 7.80
5 votes
Episode 10

#12 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Ning Chuan reveals to Headmaster Xin his plans to overpower Duke Chang. Disguised as a man, Zhiwei begins work at the House of Lanxiang.

star 7.80
5 votes
Episode 13

#13 - Episode 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.75
4 votes
Episode 16

#14 - Episode 16

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.67
3 votes
Episode 22

#15 - Episode 22

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.67
3 votes
Episode 4

#16 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

The emperor confronts his sons about the rumors regarding the Dacheng prince. Yuhua suspects a link between Zhiwei and the fallen Dacheng Empire.

star 7.50
6 votes
Episode 14

#17 - Episode 14

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 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

star 7.50
4 votes
Episode 30

#18 - Episode 30

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.50
2 votes
Episode 36

#19 - Episode 36

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.50
2 votes
Episode 40

#20 - Episode 40

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.50
2 votes
Episode 51

#21 - Episode 51

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired Oct 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.

star 7.50
2 votes
Episode 19

#22 - Episode 19

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

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

star 7.33
3 votes
Episode 1

#23 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Wary of a power struggle, the Tiansheng emperor decides to send away Ning Yi, who spends his days weaving silk and rueing a traumatic event in his past.

star 7.25
8 votes
Episode 8

#24 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

After making a fateful pact, Chief Gu and Ning Yi involve Qiu Shangqi and Qiu Mingying in a scheme to ensnare Ning Chuan.

star 7.20
5 votes
Episode 15

#25 - Episode 15

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Headmaster Xin brings the sorcerer to Ning Yan, but an imposter hides behind the mask. The guilt-ridden emperor scrutinizes Ning Chuan's story.

star 7.00
4 votes