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The Best Episodes of The Witcher

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

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDramaAction & Adventure
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "The Witcher" is "Much More", rated 8.8/10 from 21838 user votes. It was directed by Marc Jobst and written by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. "Much More" aired on 12/20/2019 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Betrayer Moon".

  • Much More
    8.8/10 21,838 votes

    #1 - Much More

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-12-20

    A terrifying pack of foes lays Geralt low. Yennefer and her fellow mages prepare to fight back. A shaken Ciri depends on the kindness of a stranger.

    Director: Marc Jobst

    Writer: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich

  • Betrayer Moon
    8.5/10 22,062 votes

    #2 - Betrayer Moon

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-12-20

    Geralt takes on another Witcher's unfinished business in a kingdom stalked by a ferocious beast. At a brutal cost, Yennefer forges a magical new future.

    Director: Alex Garcia Lopez

    Writer: Beau DeMayo

  • A Grain of Truth
    8.5/10 15,177 votes

    #3 - A Grain of Truth

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-12-17

    Geralt sets off with Ciri on a journey that leads him to an old friend. After the Battle of Sodden, Tissaia shows no mercy in her search for information.

    Director: Stephen Surjik

    Writer: Declan de Barra

  • Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials
    8.4/10 20,278 votes

    #4 - Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-12-20

    Against his better judgment, Geralt accompanies Jaskier to a royal ball. Ciri wanders into an enchanted forest. Yennefer tries to protect her charges.

    Director: Alex Garcia Lopez

    Writer: Declan de Barra

  • Family
    8.4/10 12,612 votes

    #5 - Family

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-12-17

    Geralt faces off with a demon targeting his nearest and dearest while the most powerful players on the Continent ramp up their pursuit of Ciri.

    Director: Edward Bazalgette

    Writer: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich

  • Before a Fall
    8.3/10 18,514 votes

    #6 - Before a Fall

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-12-20

    With the Continent at risk from Nilfgaard's rising power, Yennefer revisits her past, while Geralt reconsiders his obligation to the Law of Surprise.

    Director: Alik Sakharov

    Writer: Mike Ostrowski

  • The End's Beginning
    8.2/10 26,444 votes

    #7 - The End's Beginning

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-12-20

    Hostile townsfolk and a cunning mage greet Geralt in the town of Blaviken. Ciri finds her royal world upended when Nilfgaard sets its sights on Cintra.

    Director: Alik Sakharov

    Writer: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich

  • Bottled Appetites
    8.2/10 19,033 votes

    #8 - Bottled Appetites

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-12-20

    Heedless of warnings, Yennefer looks for a cure to restore what she's lost. Geralt inadvertently puts Jaskier in peril. The search for Ciri intensifies.

    Director: Charlotte Brändström

    Writer: Sneha Koorse

  • Rare Species
    8.1/10 18,832 votes

    #9 - Rare Species

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-12-20

    A mysterious man tries to entice Geralt to join a hunt for a rampaging dragon, a quest that attracts a familiar face. Ciri questions who she can trust.

    Director: Charlotte Brändström

    Writer: Haily Hall

  • Voleth Meir
    8.1/10 10,319 votes

    #10 - Voleth Meir

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-12-17

    Geralt turns to the bard Jaskier for help, Yennefer realizes just how special Ciri is, and tensions rise on the eve of Emperor Emhyr's visit to Cintra.

    Director: Louise Hooper

    Writer: Mike Otrowski

  • Dear Friend...
    8.0/10 10,226 votes

    #11 - Dear Friend...

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-12-17

    A close friend is lost — and another found — as Geralt helps Ciri learn more about her power. Cahir warns Fringilla to focus on their primary mission.

    Director: Louise Hooper

    Writer: Matthew D'Ambrosio

  • Turn Your Back
    7.9/10 10,311 votes

    #12 - Turn Your Back

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-12-17

    As a powerful mage joins the hunt for Ciri, she cuts a deal with Vesemir over his extraordinary discovery. Geralt explores the mystery of the monoliths.

    Director: Edward Bazalgette

    Writer: Haily Hall

  • Four Marks
    7.7/10 22,283 votes

    #13 - Four Marks

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-12-20

    Bullied and neglected, Yennefer accidentally finds a means of escape. Geralt's hunt for a so-called devil goes to hell. Ciri seeks safety in numbers.

    Director: Alik Sakharov

    Writer: Jenny Klein

  • What Is Lost
    7.7/10 11,049 votes

    #14 - What Is Lost

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-12-17

    Impatient with Geralt's methods, Ciri braves major obstacles to prove her mettle. Scheming and suspicion amongst the Brotherhood make Yennefer a target.

    Director: Sarah O'Gorman

    Writer: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Clare Higgins

  • Redanian Intelligence
    7.7/10 10,632 votes

    #15 - Redanian Intelligence

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-12-17

    A guest at Kaer Morhen extends a guiding hand to Ciri — and an invitation to Geralt. On the run in Redania, Yennefer seeks safety below ground.

    Director: Sarah O'Gorman

    Writer: Sneha Koorse

  • Kaer Morhen
    7.6/10 12,533 votes

    #16 - Kaer Morhen

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-12-17

    Seeking a safe place for Ciri, Geralt heads for home, but danger lurks everywhere — even Kaer Morhen. Yennefer's dreams could be the key to her freedom.

    Director: Stephen Surjik

    Writer: Beau DeMayo

  • Shaerrawedd
    6.7/10 8,655 votes

    #17 - Shaerrawedd

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-06-29

    Geralt, Yennefer and Ciri journey to the far reaches of the Continent in search of a safe haven. King Vizimir puts his charming younger brother to use.

    Director: Stephen Surjik

    Writer: Mike Ostrowski

  • Everybody Has a Plan 'til They Get Punched in the Face
    6.7/10 6,530 votes

    #18 - Everybody Has a Plan 'til They Get Punched in the Face

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-07-27

    Betrayal and bloodshed rock the conclave when the hunt for Ciri comes to a head. As sides are chosen and enemies unmasked, nothing will ever be the same.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Javier Grillo-Marxuach

  • Unbound
    6.1/10 7,540 votes

    #19 - Unbound

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-06-29

    A shocking discovery awaits Geralt after he obtains information on Rience. Ciri's sense of justice causes problems. Jaskier performs for a royal fan.

    Director: Stephen Surjik

    Writer: Tania Lotia

  • The Art of Illusion
    5.9/10 8,060 votes

    #20 - The Art of Illusion

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-06-29

    Yennefer and Geralt step out arm in arm and dressed to kill at a lavish ball, but all is not as it seems during a night of revelry and revelations.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Clare Higgins

  • Reunion
    5.7/10 7,385 votes

    #21 - Reunion

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-06-29

    Geralt seeks magical help from a family friend as Ciri and Yennefer clash over plans for the future. Philippa and Dijkstra scheme to get Vizimir in line.

    Director: Gandja Monteiro

    Writer: Haily Hall

  • The Invitation
    5.4/10 7,507 votes

    #22 - The Invitation

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-06-29

    Yennefer pitches a bold idea to the Brotherhood, Geralt strikes a dangerous deal with a ferryman, and Triss digs into the mystery of the missing novices.

    Director: Gandja Monteiro

    Writer: Rae Benjamin

  • The Cost of Chaos
    5.3/10 6,473 votes

    #23 - The Cost of Chaos

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-07-27

    After the fateful events at Aretuza, Geralt and Yennefer struggle to pick up the pieces and reunite their family as war comes to the Continent.

    Director: Bola Ogun

    Writer: Mike Ostrowski, Troy Dangerfield

  • Out of the Fire, Into the Frying Pan
    4.2/10 7,741 votes

    #24 - Out of the Fire, Into the Frying Pan

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-07-27

    Haunted by faces from the past, Ciri endures the ultimate test of survival on a desperate journey under the harshest of conditions.

    Director: Bola Ogun

    Writer: Matthew D'Ambrosio