The Legend of Korra

10 Worst Episodes of The Legend of Korra

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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#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.

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#9 - Enemy at the Gates (Season 4 - Episode 5)


Kuvira threatens Zaofu; Bolin is caught in the middle of the bad blood between Su Beifong and Kuvira.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 844 votes.

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#8 - Reunion (Season 4 - Episode 7)

Korra returns to Republic City and Team Avatar faces their first mission together in three years when Prince Wu goes missing; Bolin and Varrick are on the lam.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 825 votes.

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#7 - The Spirit of Competition (Season 1 - Episode 5)


As the ProBending Tournament begins, emotions fly between the members of the Fire Ferrets. While Korra and Mako have feelings for each other, they have issues displaying it due to Asami being involved. Bolin attempts to make a move on Korra, but this causes conflicts between Mako and the young Avatar, for Mako is defensive of his younger brother. Tension ensues, causing the team to have difficulty playing in the ring. Will they manage to pull through the tournament? Or will emotions tear apart their chances of greatness?

The episode was rated 7.95 from 924 votes.

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#6 - 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.

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#5 - 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.

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#4 - The Battle of Zaofu (Season 4 - Episode 6)

Korra returns to her role as the Avatar, but is she really ready for action? Bolin and Varrick break from Kuvira's army.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 850 votes.

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#3 - 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.

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#2 - 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.

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#1 - Remembrances (Season 4 - Episode 8)


Wu begins his exile with Mako's family, and realizes that he knows nothing about his bodyguard.

The episode was rated 6.60 from 853 votes.

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