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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.