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The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra

Updated March 14, 2018 1.9k votes 307 voters 2.7k views52 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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  • 1
    Season 3 Episode 13: Zaheer enacts his deadly plan.
  • 2
    Season 3 Episode 12: Korra makes the ultimate sacrifice.
  • 3
    Season 4 Episode 2: Korra's three-year journey of healing takes her to unexpected places.
  • 4
    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.
  • 5
    Season 4 Episode 10: Bolin helps Opal and Lin save the Beifongs from Kuvira; Korra visits the Spirit World looking for help.
  • 6
    Season 2 Episode 7: Korra learns about the epic and mythic origins of the first Avatar.
  • 7
    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.
  • 8
    Season 3 Episode 11: Mako and Bolin deliver an ominous message from Zaheer.
  • 9
    Season 4 Episode 12: Team Avatar clashes with Kuvira on the streets of Republic City; Pema and Prince Wu help evacuate innocent citizens.
  • 10
    Season 3 Episode 5: Korra's quest leads her and her friends to the metal city of Zaofu.
  • 11
    Season 3 Episode 10: Asami and Korra are stranded in the desert.
  • 12
    Season 1 Episode 6: Korra and the Fire Ferrets ready themselves for the pro-bending championship as an evil threat looms over the arena.
  • 13
    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
    Season 1 Episode 9: Korra attempts to understand her cryptic visions, while Tenzin and Beifong lead a search for Equalist hostages.
  • 15
    Season 3 Episode 9: Korra learns the truth about the group that is out to destroy her.
  • 16
    Season 1 Episode 10: The Equalists begin their attack on Republic City.
  • 17
    Season 3 Episode 8: Zaheer and his group attempt to abduct Korra.
  • 18
    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.
  • 19
    Season 3 Episode 1: Korra discovers that Harmonic Convergence has created a major shift in the bending world.
  • 20
    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.
  • 21
    Season 3 Episode 6: Beifong is forced to face her past.
  • 22
    Season 1 Episode 8: Korra faces off with Councilman Tarrlok as Equalist activity continues to rise in Republic City.
  • 23
    Season 1 Episode 5: Korra and her pro-bending teammates struggle to work together after romantic rivalries shake their foundation.
  • 24
    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.
  • 25
    Season 2 Episode 10: Korra enters the Spirit World and struggles with the Avatar's relationship with the spirits.