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During the first chapter of Critical Role, 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.

Arrival at Kraghammer

'No Touching the Drunk Dwarf!'

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Strange Bedfellows

Keyleth and Vex'ahlia defy the group and find an unexpected ally

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The Temple Showdown

K'Varn after taking down Grog: "Who is next?!"

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Vox Machina on the skyship to Vasselheim with the Horn of Orcus

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Art Credits 1. Lap Pun Cheung 2. Kit Buss 3. Wendy Sullivan Green 4. Alika Gupta

Episode Summaries

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1 1 "Arrival at Kraghammer" (1x01) 2015-03-12 19:00 PDT VOD 3:03:07
Vox Machina arrives at the cavernous underground city of Kraghammer intent on rescuing a missing halfling paladin. They sample the culture of the city and find themselves coming face-to-face with the horrors coming from beneath the city...
2 2 "Into the Greyspine Mines" (1x02) 2015-03-19 19:00 PDT VOD 3:19:40
Vox Machina makes a deal with Nostoc Greyspine to put an end to the darkness now rising up from the bowels of the earth. The party gears up and makes their way into Kraghammer's mine, beginning a miles-long trek down into the veins of Khaloor.
3 3 "Strange Bedfellows" (1x03) 2015-03-26 19:00 PDT VOD 2:36:16
After saving Grog, the party comes across a duergar war camp controlled by a mind flayer. After a failed initial attack, Vex'ahlia and Keyleth find a powerful and unlikely ally.
4 4 "Attack on the Duergar Warcamp" (1x04) 2015-04-02 19:00 PDT VOD 4:42:42
Vox Machina forms a tentative alliance with an illithid outcast, named Clarota, deep inside the caverns under Kraghammer. The heroes devise a plan and fly themselves down to the center of the enemy's war camp to chance a risky assassination attempt on a creature that could easily break their wills with a glance.
5 5 "The Trick about Falling" (1x05) 2015-04-09 19:00 PDT VOD 3:09:41
Having successfully slain a dangerous illithid and its dwarven general, Vox Machina finds themselves surrounded by a small army of duergar. Barely escaping with their lives, they press forward, quickly realizing their path is growing more dangerous with every step into the darkness.
6 6 "Breaching the Emberhold" (1x06) 2015-04-16 19:00 PDT VOD 2:57:00
Vox Machina and Clarota continue to wind their way ever downward, eventually reaching the duergar fortress of Emberhold. With a little dash of gnomic derring-do, the group sneaks in through a secret entrance to begin searching for the captive Lady Kima of Vord.​​
7 7 "The Throne Room" (1x07) 2015-04-23 19:00 PDT VOD 3:58:41
With an uneasy agreement struck between Lady Kima of Vord and Clarota, Vox Machina quietly begins a search of Emberhold. Lady Kima means to strike a blow against their unseen enemy by cutting off the head of K'Varn's military forces, but the ensuing battle may come at a price...
8 8 "Glass and Bone" (1x08) 2015-04-30 19:00 PDT VOD 3:01:25
Vox Machina, broken and battered, struggles to survive after a catastrophic battle with the duergar king and queen. Relying on Vex'ahlia's knowledge of the Underdark and her skill at tracking prey, the weary adventurers press on into the depths only to come across a perilous sea of bone and glass...
9 9 "Yug'Voril Uncovered" (1x09) 2015-05-07 19:00 PDT VOD 3:05:52
Vox Machina battles the duergar queen, Ulara, before she can make a thrall of Grog. Keyleth and Lady Kima settle their differences, Vax'ildan encourages the druid that she is not alone, and the party makes their way to the illithid colony of Yug'Voril.
10 10 "K'Varn Revealed" (1x10) 2015-05-14 19:00 PDT VOD 4:38:34
After encountering a menagerie of trouble, Vox Machina looks into a cavern alcove and discovers the veil between planes that K'Varn stepped through to gain entrance to Yug'Voril. Making their way forward, Keyleth performs a Scrying ritual on the being himself, and discovers his true identity...
11 11 "The Temple Showdown" (1x11) 2015-05-21 19:00 PDT VOD 5:32:34
Vox Machina and their allies commence their assault on K'Varn's temple. Who will survive this grueling battle?​​
12 12 "Dungeons & Dragons Campaign Tips" (1x12) 2015-05-28 19:00 PDT VOD 3:37:09
Matt Mercer relays some tips for playing and dungeon-mastering Dungeons & Dragons and then leads Vox Moronica through a one-shot adventure.
13 13 "Escape from the Underdark" (1x13) 2015-06-04 19:00 PDT VOD 3:28:37
With K'Varn killed and the dread god Orcus's machinations put to an end, the party struggles with what to do next. Before a decision can be reached, several illithid glide into the chamber of the elder brain, and victory quickly yields to impending doom as Vox Machina struggles to escape the city alive...
14 14 "Shopping and Shipping" (1x14) 2015-06-11 19:00 PDT VOD 3:21:14
After allowing themselves a single night's rest back in the city of Emon, the members of Vox Machina set out for their meeting with Sovereign Uriel Tal'Dorei III and the Tal'Dorei Council. Once the Council learns of the Horn of Orcus, a course of action is eventually decided upon, and the party then heads out into the city to gear up for the mission at hand.
15 15 "Skyward" (1x15) 2015-06-25 19:00 PDT VOD 4:09:01
With the arrival of the envoys of Bahamut and the holy container in which to transport the evil Horn of Orcus, Vox Machina prepares to travel to the distant and ancient city of Vasselheim.
16 16 "Enter Vasselheim" (1x16) 2015-07-02 19:00 PDT VOD 2:57:38
As Vox Machina completes the journey across the Ozmit Sea, Lady Kima of Vord arrives and prepares the group for the culture shock awaiting them in Othanzia's capital city of Vasselheim.