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The Best Wuxia TV Shows

Updated October 13, 2020 6.5k votes 2.4k voters 155.3k views43 items

List RulesVote up the best wuxia shows that have ever aired.

Chinese martial arts dramas, often called wuxia, focus on heroes who have no master but their code. This list of martial art action series are the very best wuxia dramas on television, and are ranked from best to worst, thanks to your votes. This list of the greatest wuxia shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular wuxia TV shows have been a staple of television for years, captivating audiences with noble action and character-driven drama so there's often debate about what the most entertaining wuxia shows of all time are.

Don't let your favorite wuxia television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of wuxia television shows below includes information like the program's cast and premiere date when available and features shows like Legend of the White Hair Brides and Against the Blade of Honour.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best wuxia show of all time?" and "What are the greatest wuxia shows?"

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  • Battle Through the Heavens1
    362
    75

    Battle Through the Heavens

    Leo Wu, Lin Yun

    Premiered2018

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  • The Legend of the Condor Heroes2
    489
    132

    The Legend of the Condor Heroes

    Felix Wong, Bobby Au-yeung

    Premiered2003

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  • Nirvana in Fire3
    329
    69

    Nirvana in Fire

    He Gu, Liu Tao

    Premiered2015

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  • The Return of the Condor Heroes4
    459
    123

    Premiered2006

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  • The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber5
    366
    93

    The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber

    Maggie Shiu, Adam Cheng

    Premiered2000

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  • Legend of Fuyao6
    130
    21

    Legend of Fuyao

    Yang Mi, Ethan Juan

    Premiered2018

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  • The Return of the Condor Heroes7
    164
    43

    The Return of the Condor Heroes

    Andy Lau, Simon Yam

    Premiered1983

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  • Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils8
    192
    60

    Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils

    Louis Fan, Felix Wong

    Premiered1997

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  • Chinese Paladin 39
    258
    99

    Chinese Paladin 3

    Yang Mi, Liu Shishi

    Premiered2009

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  • Laughing in the Wind10

    Premiered2001

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  • New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre11
    137
    42

    New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre

    Simon Yam, Kenneth Tsang

    Premiered1986

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  • The Vigilantes in Masks12
    197
    85

    The Vigilantes in Masks

    Liu Shishi, Liu Kai-chi

    Premiered2011

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  • Xuan-Yuan Sword: Scar of Sky13
    169
    69

    Xuan-Yuan Sword: Scar of Sky

    Liu Shishi, Hu Ge

    Premiered2012

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  • Chinese Paladin14
    171
    73

    Chinese Paladin

    Liu Yifei, Elvis Tsui

    Premiered2005

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  • Swordsman15
    114
    37

    Swordsman

    Bryan Leung, Dicky Cheung

    Premiered2013

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  • Sword Stained with Royal Blood16
    121
    52

    Sword Stained with Royal Blood

    Bobby Dou, Eva Huang

    Premiered2007

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  • The Duke of Mount Deer17
    81
    41

    The Duke of Mount Deer

    Athena Chu, Ruby Lin

    Premiered2001

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  • A Step into the Past18
    67
    31

    A Step into the Past

    Raymond Lam, Louis Koo

    Premiered2001

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  • State of Divinity19
    57
    25

    State of Divinity

    Jacky Lui, Fiona Leung

    Premiered1996

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  • The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain20
    61
    32

    The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain

    Barry Chan, Michelle Yim

    Premiered1978

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  • The Smiling, Proud Wanderer21
    54
    25

    The Smiling, Proud Wanderer

    Chow Yun-Fat, Kong Ngai

    Premiered1984

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  • The Condor Heroes Return22
    48
    27

    The Condor Heroes Return

    Ekin Cheng

    Premiered1994

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  • The Return of the Condor Heroes23
    40
    20

    The Return of the Condor Heroes

    Fann Wong, Christopher Lee

    Premiered1998

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  • Twin of Brothers24
    49
    30

    Twin of Brothers

    Raymond Lam, Ron Ng

    Premiered2004

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  • The Duke of Mount Deer25

    Premiered1984

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