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Campaign One, or The Campaign of Vox Machina, is the first campaign of Critical Role. It follows a group of adventurers, Vox Machina, first in their adventures across the continent of Tal'Dorei and eventually the larger world of Exandria and other Planes of Existence.

The campaign that became Critical Role began in late 2012, with the players beginning the campaign at level 3.[1] They began streaming on March 12, 2015, when the characters had reached level 9. The on-stream events took place in approximately 810 through 812 PD (Post Divergence).[2]

The first campaign is broken down into eight chapters, detailed below.

The Cast

Actor Character Race Class
Orion Acaba
(until Chapter 3)
Tiberius Stormwind Dragonborn Sorcerer (Draconic Bloodline)
Laura Bailey Vex'ahlia Half-elf Ranger (Beast Master)
Rogue (Assassin)
Taliesin Jaffe Percival de Rolo Human Fighter (Gunslinger)
Ashley Johnson Pike Trickfoot Gnome Cleric (War Domain)
Liam O'Brien Vax'ildan Half-elf Rogue (Assassin)
Paladin (Raven Queen/Oath of Vengeance)
Marisha Ray Keyleth Half-elf Druid (Circle of the Moon)
Sam Riegel Scanlan Shorthalt Gnome Bard (College of Lore)
Taryon Darrington Human Artificer (Alchemist)
Travis Willingham Grog Strongjaw Goliath Barbarian (Path of the Berserker)
Fighter (Battle Master)
Matthew Mercer The Dungeon Master

Pre Stream Character Art from Matthew Mercer.

Chapter Summaries

Chapter Title First episode Last episode
Chapter 1 "Beneath the Mines of Kraghammer" "Arrival at Kraghammer" (1x01) "Enter Vasselheim" (1x16)
Lady Allura asks Vox Machina to find her friend, Lady Kima, who disappeared into the mines of Kraghammer upon learning of a great evil resting beneath it during a vision quest...
Chapter 2 "Adventures in Vasselheim" "Hubris" (1x17) "The Rematch" (1x23)
Vox Machina says goodbye to Pike Trickfoot temporarily in the holy city of Vasselheim. Trouble with the law splits the party into two separate groups as they attempt to make amends, and during their stay, they encounter new friends, new enemies, and new revelations before eventually returning home...
Chapter 3 "Battling the Briarwoods" "The Feast" (1x24) "Echoes of the Past" (1x38)
A mysterious couple known as the Briarwoods arrive in Emon for a formal feast. Knowing that they were responsible for the deaths of his family, Percy decides it's time to achieve his vengeance. Following his lead, Vox Machina is accused of destructive behaviour and kicked off the Tal'Dorei Council. Now they need to clear their names, but the cost might be Percy's soul...
Chapter 4 "Attack of the Conclave" "Omens" (1x39) "Hope" (1x56)
As Sovereign Uriel Tal'Dorei III announces his abdication, four dragons calling themselves the Chroma Conclave attack the city of Emon. After saving whomever they can and resettling them in Whitestone, the members of Vox Machina rally their allies to kill the dragons and take back their home...
Chapter 5 "Venturing for Vestiges" "Duskmeadow" (1x57) "Passed Through Fire" (1x69)
Having killed Umbrasyl, the Hope Devourer, and saved the city of Westruun, Vox Machina still faces the threat of three more dragons of the Chroma Conclave threatening the world. These unlikely heroes must gather the power of the Vestiges of the Divergence and overcome their personal struggles to save civilization...
Chapter 6 "Fall of the Chroma Conclave" "Trust" (1x70) "Loose Ends" (1x84)
Having aligned themselves with an unlikely ally, Vox Machina sets out to take down the leader, Thordak, as he swells with madness and power from his position within Emon, time is running out until the final confrontation with the Cinder King...
Chapter 7 "Daring Deeds, Deals and Destinies with Vox Machina" "A Bard's Lament" (1x85) "Masquerade" (1x99)
With the major threat of the Chorma Conclave taken care of, Vox Machina sets out to tie up some loose ends, including the final leg of Keyleth's Aramenté and the ever-present threat of old enemies returning...
Chapter 8 "The End of Vox Machina" "Unfinished Business" (1x100) "The Chapter Closes" (1x115)
An old foe returns leading a band of cultists as they seek to raise the Whispered One to godhood. In their final adventure, Vox Machina must race against time to stop this new threat, seeking alignment with the gods themselves as the destruction of their world as they know it looms ever closer...


  1. Matt confirmed that the player characters started at level 3 in a tweet.
  2. See "The Fate-Touched" (1x103) at 2:42:58.  The date is given as 12 Misuthar 812.