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The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra 

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Updated March 14, 2018 1.2k votes 280 voters 2.5k views 52 items

There are so many good episodes of The Legend of Korra, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Beginning (Pt. 1 and 2)" the best, or is "Day of the Colossus" your favorite episode of The Legend of Korra? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of The Legend of Korra are, let's rank every The Legend of Korra episode from best to worst.

A sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra followed Korra, the reincarnation of Aang, an avatar who can "bend" all four elements of water, earth, fire, and air. The animated series aired for four seasons on Nickelodeon, from April 14, 2012 to July 25, 2014. The Legend of Korra cast included Janet Varney as Korra, Seychelle Gabrielle as Asami Sato, David Faustino as Mako, P.J. Byrne as Bolin, and J.K. Simmons as Tenzin.

Vote up your favorite episodes of The Legend of Korra, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one The Legend of Korra episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Enter the Void is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 12: Korra makes the ultimate sacrifice.
2
Venom of the Red Lotus ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 13: Zaheer enacts his deadly plan.
3
Beginnings Pt. 1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 2 Episode 7: Korra learns about the epic and mythic origins of the first Avatar.
4
Korra Alone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 4 Episode 2: Korra's three-year journey of healing takes her to unexpected places.
5
Endgame is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 1 Episode 12: In the season finale, Korra faces the mysterious leader of the Equalists as the war in Republic City comes to a head.
6
Beginnings Pt. 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 2 Episode 8: Korra delves deeper into the Avatar's past and realizes what she must do in order to restore balance between the physical and spirit worlds.
7
Operation: Beifong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 4 Episode 10: Bolin helps Opal and Lin save the Beifongs from Kuvira; Korra visits the Spirit World looking for help.
8
Day of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 4 Episode 12: Team Avatar clashes with Kuvira on the streets of Republic City; Pema and Prince Wu help evacuate innocent citizens.
9
The Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 11: Mako and Bolin deliver an ominous message from Zaheer.
10
The Stakeout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 9: Korra learns the truth about the group that is out to destroy her.
11
And the Winner Is... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 1 Episode 6: Korra and the Fire Ferrets ready themselves for the pro-bending championship as an evil threat looms over the arena.
12
Long Live the Queen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 10: Asami and Korra are stranded in the desert.
13
The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 4 Episode 13: The fate of the Earth Kingdom and the Avatar's life is at stake, when Korra comes face to face with Kuvira.
14
Skeletons in the Closet ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 1 Episode 11: As the war intensifies, Korra goes undercover and discovers a secret about the anti-bending revolution. Meanwhile, her teammates hunt down an Equalist stronghold.
15
The Metal Clan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 5: Korra's quest leads her and her friends to the metal city of Zaofu.
16
Out of the Past is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 1 Episode 9: Korra attempts to understand her cryptic visions, while Tenzin and Beifong lead a search for Equalist hostages.
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The Terror Within is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 8: Zaheer and his group attempt to abduct Korra.
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Turning the Tides is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 1 Episode 10: The Equalists begin their attack on Republic City.
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A Breath of Fresh Air is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 1: Korra discovers that Harmonic Convergence has created a major shift in the bending world.
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Welcome to Republic City... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 1 Episode 1: Having mastered water, earth and fire, Avatar Korra is eager to begin her training in airbending, but trouble in Republic City interrupts her plans.
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Kuvira's Gambit is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 4 Episode 11: Korra and Team Avatar try to stop Kuvira from moving against Republic City; Kuvira unveils a deadly new weapon.
22
Darkness Falls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 2 Episode 13: Korra discovers a new twist in Unalaq's evil plan. Meanwhile, Tenzin realizes he must face his own demons in order to save his daughter.
23
Original Airbenders is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 7: Tenzin tries to train the new members of the Air Nation while dealing with Bumi's bad attitude.
24
After All These Years is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 4 Episode 1: It's been three years since Zaheer poisoned Korra and the members of Team Avatar have moved on with their lives; Kai and Opal help a struggling Earth Kingdom town.
25
Old Wounds is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Season 3 Episode 6: Beifong is forced to face her past.