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The Best Episodes of Voltron: Legendary Defender

Every episode of Voltron: Legendary Defender ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Voltron: Legendary Defender!

Five unlikely teenage heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil.

Genres:Action & AdventureAnimationSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "Voltron: Legendary Defender" is "The Black Paladins", rated 9.2/10 from 299 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "The Black Paladins" aired on 6/15/2018 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Defender of All Universes".

  • The Black Paladins
    9.2/10 299 votes

    #1 - The Black Paladins

    Season 6 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-06-15

    As one Paladin takes on a dangerous mission through a wormhole, the others contend with failing controls on the castle.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Defender of All Universes
    9.2/10 238 votes

    #2 - Defender of All Universes

    Season 6 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-06-15

    An epic battle leaves the universe in a state of chaos, threatening to destroy all life unless a sacrifice is made.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Blackout
    9.1/10 242 votes

    #3 - Blackout

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2017-01-20

    The Paladins fight an epic battle against the most powerful enemy they've ever faced, with the fate of the universe at stake.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Legend Begins
    9.1/10 215 votes

    #4 - The Legend Begins

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-08-04

    As the team tries to decipher Lotor's plan for the comet, Coran gives the Paladins a history lesson about the origins of Voltron and the ongoing war.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • All Good Things
    9.0/10 188 votes

    #5 - All Good Things

    Season 6 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-06-15

    A metaphysical encounter shines light on a Paladin's fate. Lance and Allura console each other about their past judgments. Lotor makes a plea.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Black Paladin
    8.8/10 246 votes

    #6 - The Black Paladin

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2016-06-10

    Zarkon lures Voltron into a battle on his ship, and when one of the lions is captured the team must get creative to defeat the Galra and return home.

    Director: Chris Palmer

    Writer: N/A

  • Reunion
    8.8/10 184 votes

    #7 - Reunion

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Pidge gets information that prompts her to embark on an important solo mission to the far reaches of the universe.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Blood Duel
    8.7/10 162 votes

    #8 - Blood Duel

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-03-02

    Faced with a painful decision, the Paladins reluctantly come to an agreement with Zarkon. Haggar comes to grips with memories from the past.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Razor's Edge
    8.7/10 171 votes

    #9 - Razor's Edge

    Season 6 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-06-15

    Keith's journey to an abyss to search for a quintessence source unlocks memories about his past. Lance wallows in unrequited love.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Colony
    8.7/10 161 votes

    #10 - The Colony

    Season 6 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-06-15

    After Lotor and Allura head off in the new ship, the remaining Paladins get a dire warning that could change everything.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Blade of Marmora
    8.6/10 220 votes

    #11 - The Blade of Marmora

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-01-20

    Keith and Shiro travel to a hard-to-find base in an effort to align with the Blade of Marmora. Keith must fight to unlock the truth about his past.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Best Laid Plans
    8.6/10 182 votes

    #12 - Best Laid Plans

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-01-20

    After acquiring the teludav from the Olkari, the team prepares to launch the operation to defeat Zarkon and bring peace to the universe.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • A New Defender
    8.6/10 147 votes

    #13 - A New Defender

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Forces of good and evil converge on the planet Naxzela, where Voltron faces unforeseen danger only one Paladin can help them escape.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Lions' Pride (1)
    8.6/10 185 votes

    #14 - Lions' Pride (1)

    Season 7 Episode 12 - Aired 2018-08-10

    As a massive battle rages on, Shiro goes solo on a dangerous mission to bring down Sendak and save his friends -- and his home.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Lions' Pride (2)
    8.6/10 195 votes

    #15 - Lions' Pride (2)

    Season 7 Episode 13 - Aired 2018-08-10

    With the future of Earth hanging in the balance, Voltron and the others come together to face a mysterious enemy unlike any they've ever seen.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Red Paladin
    8.5/10 171 votes

    #16 - Red Paladin

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-08-04

    Lotor's forces move to retake the planet Puig and lure the Paladins out for a fight. Keith and Lance struggle to adjust to big changes.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Tailing a Comet
    8.4/10 155 votes

    #17 - Tailing a Comet

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-08-04

    As the Paladins pursue the comet, they become confused by Lotor's actions. Keith doubts his leadership skills, while Lance ponders his future.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Rebirth
    8.3/10 230 votes

    #18 - Rebirth

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-06-10

    As the Paladins scramble to ward off a Galra monster, Allura hopes that her ancient powers can heal the Balmera and save its people.

    Director: Chris Palmer

    Writer: N/A

  • Crystal Venom
    8.3/10 242 votes

    #19 - Crystal Venom

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-06-10

    Allura considers making a heartbreaking sacrifice to save the team when the castle mysteriously turns on them and sends them hurtling toward doom.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Collection and Extraction
    8.3/10 227 votes

    #20 - Collection and Extraction

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-06-10

    The team stops at an isolated and seemingly insignificant Galra space station and discovers how the empire is gathering its energy from the universe.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Space Mall
    8.3/10 212 votes

    #21 - Space Mall

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-01-20

    Shiro attempts to create a deeper bond with the Black Lion, while Coran takes the others to a swap meet, where they have some strange adventures.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Kral Zera
    8.3/10 146 votes

    #22 - Kral Zera

    Season 5 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-03-02

    Shiro acts against the wishes of the other Paladins. Powerful Galra from around the empire convene for the Kral Zera ceremony.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Monsters & Mana
    8.3/10 202 votes

    #23 - Monsters & Mana

    Season 6 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-06-15

    When the team takes a break to play a magical role-playing game, their fantasy world sparks useful ideas to help them solve real-world problems.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hole in the Sky
    8.2/10 161 votes

    #24 - Hole in the Sky

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-08-04

    The castle receives a distress signal that leads Allura and Coran to believe that they may not be the only surviving Alteans.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Begin the Blitz
    8.2/10 133 votes

    #25 - Begin the Blitz

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Team Voltron devises a plan to continue the coalition's momentum and take control of more Galra territory. Lotor makes a big move.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A