The Legend of Korra

10 Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra - Season 2

Avatar Korra, a headstrong, rebellious, feisty young woman who continually challenges and breaks with tradition, is on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar. In this story, the Avatar struggles to find balance within herself.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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The Legend of Korra - S2E6

#14 - The Sting (Season 2 - Episode 6)

When criminal activity threatens to put Future Industries out of business, Mako sets up a sting operation in an attempt to arrest the culprits. The plan backfires, however, as it drew them away from the company's warehouse when it was being robbed. Mako investigates further and discovers the true culprit.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 926 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E5

#13 - Peacekeepers (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Korra attempts to gain support for the Southern Water Tribe from the United Forces, but her request is denied by President Raiko. As a result, she, Bolin, Varrick, and Asami attempt to take matters into their own hands and devise a scheme to send military troops to the South Pole behind the President's back. However, brewing tensions between Korra and Mako complicate things.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 927 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E2

#12 - The Southern Lights (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Korra begins her spiritual training under Unalaq. The first step of this training is to travel to the South Pole and open up the spirit portal residing deep within the area. Mako, Bolin, Tonraq, Desna, and Eska come along as well. Tensions between Korra and her father grow as she discovers the truth about his relocation to the Southern Water Tribe.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 805 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E1

#11 - Rebel Spirit (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Team Avatar and Tenzin's family travel to the Southern Water Tribe to attend the Glacier Spirits Festival. While there, Korra's uncle, Unalaq, attempts to persuade Korra to let him advise her about the spirits, but both Korra's father and Tenzin assert that she needs to focus on her airbending. However, during the festival, Korra discovers that it was her father and Tenzin rather than Aang who kept her locked away, and after a Dark Spirit attacks, Korra breaks off her studies under Tenzin and takes up Unalaq as her instructor.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 991 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E3

#10 - Civil Wars (1) (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Korra tries to remain neutral as tensions flare between the Northern and Southern Water Tribes. However, things are complicated when the Southerners are talking about preparing for war and a group of rebels try to kidnap Unalaq. Meanwhile, at the Southern Air Temple, Tenzin, Bumi, and Kya all search for Ikki who has ran away after being teased by her siblings.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 949 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E4

#9 - Civil Wars (2) (Season 2 - Episode 4)


In an attempt to get Judge Hotah to release Tonraq, Korra discovers that Unalaq had set up the trial and his brother's banishment, causing her to break away from him and his teachings. Meanwhile at the Southern Air Temple, Tenzin finds Ikki and they reconcile with their respective siblings

The episode was rated 8.04 from 943 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E9

#8 - The Guide (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Korra seeks Tenzin's help to enter the Spirit World for the first time. However, their attempts prove to be futile until Jinora comes to Korra's aid. Meanwhile, Mako and Asami rekindle their relationship, though Mako's investigation into Varrick's affairs lead to the firebender's arrest.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 923 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E11

#7 - Night of a Thousand Stars (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Bolin saves the day when President Raiko is mysteriously attacked in Republic City. With Mako arrested, Asami tries to free him and learn who is framing him.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 887 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E10

#6 - A New Spiritual Age (Season 2 - Episode 10)

After successfully arriving in the Spirit World, Korra and Jinora get separated. Jinora ends up at Wan Shi Tong's Library, where she is captured by Unalaq. Korra finds herself in a dark forest as a four-year-old, where she encounters Iroh's spirit. With the help of the former Fire Nation general, she helps a lost dragon bird spirit, who in turn helps her find the spirit portals. There, she is forced by her uncle to open the northern portal, lest he destroy Jinora's soul.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 887 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E12

#5 - Harmonic Convergence (Season 2 - Episode 12)


With the help of her closest friends, Korra must close both spirit portals before Harmonic Convergence occurs.

The episode was rated 8.32 from 770 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E13

#4 - Darkness Falls (Season 2 - Episode 13)

Korra learns of a new twist in Unalaq’s evil plans to release the spirit of all darkness and evil, Vaatu, from his longtime imprisonment in the spirit world.

The episode was rated 8.48 from 885 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E14

#3 - Light in the Dark (Season 2 - Episode 14)


Unalaq has finally merged with Vaatu and is terrorizing Republic City in the form of a giant spiritual monster. Without Raava or any prior Avatar connections, Korra must meditate and find the cosmic energy of the universe within herself in order to defeat Vaatu.

The episode was rated 8.50 from 868 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E7

#2 - Beginnings (1) (Season 2 - Episode 7)

In order to cleanse herself from a dark spirit's attack, Korra must reconnect with her Avatar Spirit by finding Raava. To do so, she needs to learn about the origins of the first Avatar, Wan. He tells her how he received the power of fire and learned the ways of the spirits, as well as how he was the one responsible for unleashing Vaatu, the spirit of darkness, into the world.

The episode was rated 8.58 from 1039 votes.

The Legend of Korra - S2E8

#1 - Beginnings (2) (Season 2 - Episode 8)


Wan's spirit shows Korra how he learned the other three elements and the reason why he eventually merged with Raava and became the first Avatar. His story makes Korra realize what she must do to restore balance to the physical and spirit worlds.

The episode was rated 8.81 from 924 votes.

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