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The Best Episodes of The Shannara Chronicles

Every episode of The Shannara Chronicles ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The Shannara Chronicles!

A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.

Genres:Action & AdventureSci-Fi & Fantasy

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The best episode of "The Shannara Chronicles" is "Chosen (2)", rated 7.8/10 from 1895 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar. "Chosen (2)" aired on 1/5/2016 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Changeling".

  • Chosen (2)
    7.8/10 1,895 votes

    #1 - Chosen (2)

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2016-01-05

    Having seen an apocalyptic vision of the world’s destruction, Amberle leaves the palace in search of answers. But when Wil and Allanon realize that she is the key to saving the Four Lands, they set out to find the princess before the Dagda Mor’s Demons hunt her down.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

  • Changeling
    7.8/10 1,695 votes

    #2 - Changeling

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-01-19

    While Amberle embarks on a deadly task to prove her worth to the Ellcrys, the Dagda Mor sends the Changeling, an ancient, shape-shifting Demon, to kill her and anyone in its way. But when a demon can take shape of anyone in the palace, finding it won’t be easy.

    Director: James Marshall

    Writer: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

  • Safehold
    7.8/10 1,139 votes

    #3 - Safehold

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-02-23

    With time running out, Wil, Amberle and Eretria must cross ancient Human ruins to reach the Bloodfire. But a nefarious evil stands in their way, testing their friendship and manipulating them against each other. At the palace, Allanon and Ander stave off a coup while facing the imminent attack from the Dagda Mor and his army.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: N/A

  • Ellcrys
    7.8/10 1,276 votes

    #4 - Ellcrys

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-03-01

    Wil and Amberle race to reach the Ellcrys while Allanon and Ander lead the Elvin army in an epic battle against the Dagda Mor and his Demon horde. But the cost of their quest could prove too great, altering everyone’s destinies forever.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: N/A

  • Graymark
    7.8/10 703 votes

    #5 - Graymark

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-10-25

    With Wil trapped, Eretria and Mareth must work together to free him before time runs out.

    Director: James Marshall

    Writer: Javier Grillo-Marxuach

  • Chosen (1)
    7.7/10 2,104 votes

    #6 - Chosen (1)

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-01-05

    Thousands of years after the fall of Humankind, the Four Lands is in grave danger. The fate of the world rests on the shoulders of an unlikely trio: an Elvin Princess who dreams of a life outside of the palace walls, a beautiful, wild and wily Human Rover and a half-elf, who knows nothing of the great destiny that runs through his veins.

    Director: Jonathan Liebesman

    Writer: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

  • Fury
    7.7/10 1,691 votes

    #7 - Fury

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-01-12

    Wil and Amberle are kidnapped by Eretria and Cephalo while returning to the palace. But the Rovers are the least of their worries –Wil must learn how to use the Elfstones before a bloodthirsty Fury kills them all.

    Director: James Marshall

    Writer: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

  • Pykon
    7.7/10 1,266 votes

    #8 - Pykon

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-02-02

    On the run from the relentless Reaper, Amberle, Wil and Eretria take shelter in Pykon, a snowy Elvin outpost that houses a grisly secret. Meanwhile, Ander and Slanter make a devastating discovery about the Dagda Mor’s forces.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: N/A

  • Breakline
    7.6/10 1,195 votes

    #9 - Breakline

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-02-09

    Amberle and Eretria run from bloodthirsty Elf Hunters who relish in cutting off elves’ ears for fun, while Wil searches for them with the help of an unexpected friend. At the palace, the King sends Ander and Arion to assassinate the Dagda Mor - with devastating consequences.

    Director: Jesse Warn

    Writer: N/A

  • Crimson
    7.6/10 632 votes

    #10 - Crimson

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-11-08

    Wil and Mareth race against time to recover an item in uncharted territory.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: April Blair

  • Warlock
    7.6/10 578 votes

    #11 - Warlock

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-11-15

    Bandon and his followers race to resurrect the Warlock Lord. Mareth risks everything in the hope that she's not too late.

    Director: James Marshall

    Writer: Alex Diaz, Julie Sagalowsky Diaz

  • Amberle
    7.6/10 593 votes

    #12 - Amberle

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-11-15

    Wil confronts his past and the bond between Allanon and Mareth continues to grow.

    Director: James Marshall

    Writer: Elle Triedman, April Blair

  • Wilderun
    7.6/10 561 votes

    #13 - Wilderun

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-11-22

    Eretria confesses a dark secret to Wil. Bandon's deepest wish is granted, but with a catch.

    Director: Toa Fraser

    Writer: Matt Lambert

  • Reaper
    7.5/10 1,351 votes

    #14 - Reaper

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-01-26

    Amberle, Wil and Eretria are forced to overcome their differences to survive the perils of their quest, including the nightmarish Reaper. At the palace, Ander attempts to recruit help from an unlikely ally to find the Dagda Mor - his brother’s murderer, Slanter, a Gnome assassin.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: N/A

  • Paranor
    7.5/10 626 votes

    #15 - Paranor

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-11-08

    Wil and Mareth move forward with a plan to confront Bandon, but will complications and suspicions drive apart the unlikely fellowship of heroes?

    Director: Toa Fraser

    Writer: Evan Endicott, Josh Stoddard

  • Druid
    7.4/10 939 votes

    #16 - Druid

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-10-11

    A year after the War of the Forbidding, Wil’s new life is interrupted by a mysterious new figure. Eretria is reunited with someone from her past. Meanwhile, Allanon uncovers a plot that could send the Four Lands into darkness.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

  • Dweller
    7.4/10 625 votes

    #17 - Dweller

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-11-01

    Wil, Mareth and Allanon travel to a dangerous territory for an answer. King Ander meets the Princess of Leah, but finds she's more than he bargained for.

    Director: James Marshall

    Writer: Elle Triedman

  • Blood
    7.4/10 636 votes

    #18 - Blood

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-11-22

    In the final showdown, Wil must save the Four Lands. Wil, Mareth and Eretria grapple with the loss of one of their own.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: Evan Endicott, Josh Stoddard

  • Utopia
    7.3/10 1,168 votes

    #19 - Utopia

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-02-16

    Wil and Amberle desperately search for Eretria to save her from the vicious elf hunters who kidnapped her. Little do they know, she’s stumbled upon a secret settlement of Humans and may finally feel like she belongs. But their utopia is much more than meets the eyes. Meanwhile, Allanon must inspire Ander to accept his destiny.

    Director: Jesse Warn

    Writer: N/A

  • Wraith
    7.2/10 694 votes

    #20 - Wraith

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-10-18

    Wil and Mareth search for answers. While visiting a nearby kingdom, King Ander seeks reinforcement and is given an ultimatum.

    Director: Brad Turner

    Writer: Evan Endicott, Josh Stoddard