The Seven Deadly Sins

10 Best Episodes of The Seven Deadly Sins

The “Seven Deadly Sins”—a group of evil knights who conspired to overthrow the kingdom of Britannia—were said to have been eradicated by the Holy Knights, although some claim that they still live. Ten years later, the Holy Knights have staged a Coup d'état and assassinated the king, becoming the new, tyrannical rulers of the kingdom. Elizabeth, the king's only daughter, sets out on a journey to find the “Seven Deadly Sins,” and to enlist their help in taking back the kingdom.

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The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E14

#1 - Master of the Sun (Season 2 - Episode 14)

Jericho carries severely injured Ban and Elaine on her back while escaping from Galand and Melascula before stumbling into a bar deep inside a cave.

The episode was rated 8.69 from 222 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E19

#2 - Meliodas vs. The Ten Commandments (Season 2 - Episode 19)


As Escanor's battle with Gowther comes to a dramatic end, Meliodas must now face the remaining Ten Commandments in an all-out battle.

The episode was rated 8.68 from 221 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E22

#3 - Return of the Sins (Season 2 - Episode 22)

With Ban and the Holy Knights paralyzed by Estarossa’s powers, Escanor shows up to thwart the fall of Liones at the hands of the Ten Commandments.

The episode was rated 8.52 from 215 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E11

#4 - Father and Son (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Meliodas and King continue to fight each other. Ban talks to Zhivago and Jericho about his immortality and Elaine who he is determined to resurrect. Elsewhere in a cemetery a dead body digs its way out of its grave. Ban admits to his greatest regret, that he once tried to kill Meliodas in exchange for Elaine’s resurrection, and he hates himself even though Meliodas forgave him. Zhivago urges Ban to reconcile with Meliodas and tell him his real feelings. Zhivago then dies peacefully. King accuses Meliodas of being the Commandments secret ally. Meliodas questions whether King is a king at all, as the previous fairy kings had prominent wings, whereas King has none. The fairy twins stop them fighting before they can hurt each other. Meliodas promises to reveal the truth, eventually, so King decides to continue watching him. As they leave King senses sudden pain on his back. Meliodas regains his old power and has Merlin teleport him to the Commandments. He is challenged by Galand but with his power returned Meliodas easily beats him. He then gives the Commandments a warning, if they restart the war they lost 3000 years ago, Meliodas and the Sins will crush them.

The episode was rated 8.45 from 221 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E23

#5 - Despair Descends (Season 1 - Episode 23)

Hendriksen turns into an incredibly powerful monster. As Hendriksen overpowers both the sins and the holy knights only Meliodas is still standing...

The episode was rated 8.39 from 342 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E24

#6 - The Heroes (Season 1 - Episode 24)


The group combines forces to defeat Hendriksen while Meliodas uses his ultimate technique. Following Hendriksen’s defeat, the citizens of Liones saw a strange bird-like creature flying north. The sins and Elizabeth leave for their next adventure!

The episode was rated 8.35 from 362 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E18

#7 - For Whom Does That Light Shine (Season 2 - Episode 18)

King and Diane continue their battle against opponents summoned by Gloxinia and Drole. Escanor refuses to fight against his fellow ally Gowther.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 210 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E20

#8 - The Courage Charm (Season 1 - Episode 20)


Gilthunder arrives to support Hendriksen against Meliodas, Arthur tries to keep Hendriksen busy while Meliodas fights Gilthunder, but has to withdraw leading to a three way fight...

The episode was rated 8.28 from 329 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S3E10

#9 - That Is Our Way of Life (Season 3 - Episode 10)

On their way to liberate Camelot, Meliodas tells his comrades about the curse that two deities put upon him and Elizabeth 3,000 years ago.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 138 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E21

#10 - Certain Warmth (Season 2 - Episode 21)


While caring for Meliodas, Elizabeth encounters a former Great Holy Knight thought to have perished long ago by the hands of Dreyfus and Hendrickson.

The episode was rated 8.22 from 211 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E5

#11 - Overwhelming Violence (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Merlin notices that Galand’s magical abilities are still sealed away, giving hope they can defeat him. Ban uses his blood to restore the Sacred Tree and to heal King. Ban threatens to kill Gerheade if she ever tries to harm Elaine’s body again and then departs with Jericho, refusing King’s request to re-join the Sins. Galand easily overpowers both Meliodas and Diane. Merlin attempts to trick him with a lie, but Galand, who is the Commandment of Truth, cannot be lied to and Merlin is turned to stone. Meliodas is forced to unleash his demonic power. The other nine commandments realise that the magical energy once abundant in the earth has been absorbed into the souls of living beings, and by absorbing human souls; they can recover their magic. Despite his increase in power, Meliodas is killed by Galand, Slader is impaled, Diane is wounded and Merlin’s statue is smashed. Galand departs, sparing Arthur, Elizabeth and Hawke. Gowther arrives in his human form. Gilthunder comes across a village where a Red Demon is harvesting souls for the Commandments. He destroys the demon, returning the souls to their humans. Before they can celebrate the village is attacked by a Grey Demon. Hendrickson suddenly appears to help Gilthunder defeat the Grey Demon.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 239 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E23

#12 - The Hero Rises! (Season 2 - Episode 23)


As the situation inside Liones Castle becomes even more dire, Merlin, freed from Galand's Commandment of Truth, reappears in her former form.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 206 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E24

#13 - As Long As You Are Here (Season 2 - Episode 24)

Determined to kill his former leader for betraying their clan 3,000 years ago, Fraudrin takes on a newly resurrected darker, more powerful Meliodas.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 216 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E18

#14 - Even If It Costs Me My Life (Season 1 - Episode 18)


After a fight starts, Howzer and Guila combine their powers to protect Diane and Guila's little brother from the combined forces of Githunder, Helbram, Dreyfus, and Jericho.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 325 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E19

#15 - The Fairy King Waits in Vain (Season 1 - Episode 19)

The King reminisces over some old memories of a time Diane and King spent together when Diane was still a giant child. Back to the present, King fights Hellbram, while in a different location Hendriksen fights Arthur.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 328 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E22

#16 - What I Can Do For You (Season 1 - Episode 22)


Ban attempts to kill Meliodas, but is stopped by Hawk. Meliodas and the sins corner Hendriksen and prepare to take him down.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 328 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E8

#17 - The Fearsome Pursuer (Season 1 - Episode 8)

King has a final confrontation with Ban, finishing him off with Ban being frozen, with Elaine making an appearance, never showing herself to King. A holy knight Guila battles it out against Meliodas, Diane and Elizabeth. Ban continues his flashbacks with Elaine and the Fairy forest, at the foutain of youth.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 363 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E10

#18 - What We Lacked (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Hendrickson tells the Sins he is ready to accept whatever his punishment is, just as soon as they defeat the Commandments. In Ravens Ban remembers the second time he met Zhivago. Ban had been kidnapped by slavers but Zhivago saved him and taught him how to steal. Eventually Ban attempted a burglary by himself but was caught. The were fox, who is revealed to be Zhivago, was forced to choose between saving Therion, his were fox son, from hunters, or to save Ban. He chose to save Therion, who ended up being killed anyway, and he spent 30 years believing Ban also died. Ban reveals who he is and does not blame Zhivago for leaving him. Hendrickson, the knights and the other Sins are made to enter the training cave. Gilthunder and Howzer fight a dragon together. Gowther and Arthur battle a golem suit of armour. King enters the cave with Meliodas, who asks King to understand that Hendrickson did what he did because of Fraudrin, who Meliodas reveals is one of the Ten Commandments. King confronts Meliodas about being a member of the Demon Clan and questions whether Meliodas is even on their side before attacking him.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 219 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S2E12

#19 - Where Love is Found (Season 2 - Episode 12)

The Commandments spread out to towns and cities across the country to recover their magic. Meliodas plans to defeat the Commandments one at a time rather than together. Everyone completes their training except for Elizabeth who fails to make the dead seed grow. Jenna and Zaneri, who has an unrequited love for Meliodas, discuss how Elizabeth is the reincarnation of Liz, Meliodas’ deceased lover, and how Zaneri sabotaged Elizabeth’s training to try and separate Meliodas from her so he would never realise who she really is. Meliodas announces they still need to find Escanor, the Lion's Sin of Pride, who is supposedly even stronger than Meliodas. The resurrection of the dead is revealed to be the work of Melascula, the Commandment of Faith, who is resurrecting and corrupting dead souls to form an army. One of the souls she summons is Elaine, who also returns to life corrupted, and she immediately starts searching for Ban. King senses Elaine’s revival and rushes to the forest, refusing Meliodas’ help as he still does not trust him. As Ban and Jericho bury Zhivago they are attacked by a corpse, which Ban easily destroys. Elaine appears and reunites with Ban and they kiss passionately.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 203 votes.

The Seven Deadly Sins - S1E12

#20 - Bloodcurdling Canon (Season 1 - Episode 12)


The final round draws to a close. The Holy Knights descend upon the sins giving them some new powers and improved equipment. The Deadly Sins are pushed against the ropes.

The episode was rated 8.12 from 356 votes.


Last updated: jan 14, 2023

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