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Critical Role Podcast

The adventures of Vox Machina in podcast form.

Campaign 2 Ep. 45 - The Stowaway
The Mighty Nein find a stowaway on the Squalleater, who carries a mysterious item that holds dangerous consequences for the curious......

Campaign 2 Ep. 44 - The Diver's Grave
The Mighty Nein investigate Fjord's shipwreck, and their underwater adventure takes a spooky turn as they head deeper into the Diver's Grave......


Campaign 2 Ep. 43 - In Hot Water
The Mighty Nein face a showdown with Avantika and her crew in Darktow, and the possible wrath of the Plank King for breaking pirate law......


Campaign 2 Ep. 40 - Dubious Pursuits
The Mighty Nein undergo a dangerous watery escape from the temple, and go to great lengths to maintain their alliance with Captain Avantika......


Campaign 2 Ep. 38 - Welcome to the Jungle
Delving into the jungle island of Urukayxl, the Mighty Nein must utilize new tactics in order to contend with the dangerous denizens of the jungle......



Liam’s One-Shot: The Song of the Lorelei
"Join Dungeon Master Liam O'Brien as he takes his guests through a werewolf adventure in Wildemount! The Lorelei siblings return home to discover their castle ransacked, their staff murdered, and their father missing..." (With Laura Bailey, Erica Luttrell, Sam Riegel, TJ Storm, and Travis Willingham)...


Campaign 2 Ep. 30 - The Journey Home
Reunited at last, the Mighty Nein journey back to Zadash, hoping to find closure with those they've lost and the contracts they've made......

Campaign 2 Ep. 29 - The Stalking Nightmare
Live from Indianapolis! The Mighty Nein descend deeper into the Sour Nest to rescue their friends, and find help in an unexpected corner... (guest Khary Payton!)...

Campaign 2 Ep. 28 - Within the Nest
The Mighty Nein set out to find some help to take down the Iron Shepherds, and enter the Sour Nest to engage with their enemies...(with guests Ashly Burch and Sumalee Montano!)...


Campaign 2 Ep. 27 - Converging Fury
Still reeling from the cost of their first fight against the Iron Shepherds, the Mighty Nein gain another ally and enter Shadycreek Run, where they begin to plot their revenge against their formidable foe...(with guests Ashly Burch and Sumalee Montano!)...

Campaign 2 Ep. 25 - Diverging Paths
The Mighty Nein head down into the Gearhold Prison to destroy the clockwork Gear Warden, and hopefully help a family in need…...



Campaign 2 Ep. 21 - Stalker in the Swamp
A new ally (played by guest Mark Hulmes) joins the Mighty Nein as they head deep into the Labenda Swamp to investigate the Gentleman’s mysterious safe house…...


Campaign 2 Ep. 17 - Harvest Close
The Mighty Nein attend the Harvest Close Festival, taking part in sweets and games of skill, and entering the challenging Victory Pit......

Campaign 2 Ep. 16 - A Favor In Kind
The Mighty Nein deal with the ramifications of their actions in the research facility, exploring more of the dark caverns beneath Zadash and experimenting with dangerous unknowns…...


Campaign 2 Ep. 15 - Where The River Goes
Heading down an underground river, the Mighty Nein explore a long abandoned research facility, uncovering dangerous foes and even more dangerous secrets......

Campaign 2 Ep. 13 - Lost & Found
The Mighty Nein deal with the fallout from the night’s events, working to repair the fraying edges of the Knights of Requital and learning how to trust their own team…...


Campaign 2 Ep. 11 - Zemnian Nights
The Mighty Nein finally make it into the Tri-Spire, exploring the upper echelon of Zadash and investigating the Knights of Requital’s claims of corruption within the government......

Campaign 2 Ep. 10 - Waste and Webs
The Mighty Nein delve into the sewers of Zadash in search of the mysterious beast that has been terrorizing the Crownsguard....


Campaign 2 Ep. 8 - The Gates of Zadash
The group decides upon a name and leaves Alfield, heading back on the open road to Zadash... though not without having to deal with the dangers of the road....

Campaign 2 Ep. 7 - Hush
The group plunges deeper into the gnoll mines, coming across an unexpected ally, and wandering into a nest of dangers...(guest Khary Payton)...


Campaign 2 Ep. 6 - The Howling Mines
The group questions the crownsguard for clarity about last night’s attacks, and their hunt for the gnolls leads them to a descent down a mysterious mine…...

Campaign 2 Ep. 5 - The Open Road
The group hits the road, preparing for a long trip to Zidash. But trouble in the small town of Alfield stops the band of adventurers in their tracks…...

Campaign 2 Ep. 4 - Disparate Pieces
The party presents evidence of the devil toad’s corruption at a midnight trial, and Beau confronts an envoy from her past......


Campaign 2 Ep. 3 - The Midnight Chase
The party searches for the devil toad in an attempt to clear their name, finding themselves on a haunted island in the middle of the Usteloch......

Campaign 2 Ep. 2 - A Show of Scrutiny
The newly formed party delves into their own investigation of the events at the carnival, while still wondering if they can trust the company they've found themselves in......


Vox Machina Ep. 113 - The Final Ascent
Vox Machina, having made their final preparations, make their way to the top of the tower of Entropis. With special guest Joe Manganiello....


Vox Machina Ep. 112 - Dark Dealings
Vox Machina search for a powerful artifact that could help swing the tide in their favor. Nothing could possibly go wrong......


Vox Machina Ep. 108 - The Core Anvil
Upon finding the Core Anvil and the forge guardian that protects it, Vox Machina attempt to create the divine trammels that will aid in their fight against Vecna....




Vox Machina Ep. 99 - Masquerade
Tary returns to deal with the distinction of his family, and echoes of the past follow Vox Machina to Whitestone....



Vox Machina Ep. 94 - Jugs and Rods
Vox Machina raise a toast to a bit of well earned quiet. All that's left is for Vex to become mistress of the Grey Hunt......




Vox Machina Ep. 84 - Loose Ends
With the Chroma Conclave defeated, Vox Machina begin to pick up the pieces. With special guest Patrick Rothfuss....


Vox Machina Ep. 82 - Deadly Echoes
Vox Machina has made their way to the mysterious island where Raishan is hiding. But the island itself may be an ancient and terrible death trap! With special guest Patrick Rothfuss....

Vox Machina Ep. 80 - Raishan
Teetering at the edge of exhaustion, Vox Machina make a desperate play against the final member of the Chroma Conclave....



Vox Machina Ep. 75 - Where the Cards Fall
Vox Machina make their way through the City of Brass searching for the next vestige, but a desperate gamble leads them to making a devil's bargain!...

Vox Machina Ep. 74 - Path of Brass
Vox Machina begin to assemble their allies at Fort Braxio, and take the opportunity to visit the City of Brass deep in the Fire Plane to retrieve the final vestige!...


Vox Machina Ep. 73 - The Coming Storm
The countdown to the final battle with Thordak begins as secrets are revealed to the war council, and a possible site for the final encounter is chosen....

Vox Machina Ep. 71 - Vorugal
Everything comes to a head as Vox Machina faces off against the white dragon Vourgal and Yenk: A Goristro Demon from the abyss! The battle royale will be joined by friend and foe alike!...


Vox Machina Ep. 70 - Trust
Vox Machina make a deal with a treacherous foe, and prepare for their confrontation with Vorugal the White Dragon!...


Vox Machina Ep. 66 - A Traveler's Gamble
Vox Machina request the help of J’mon Sa Ord in the upcoming battle against the Chroma Conclave. And the whereabouts of Mistress Asharru are finally uncovered. Also Spice....

Vox Machina Ep. 65 - The Streets of Ank'harel
Vox Machina make their way to the distant continent of Marquet, traveling into the exotic city of Ank'Harel to seek allies and another vestige of power to aid in their war against the Chroma Conclave...and get slightly distracted....


Vox Machina Ep. 64 - The Frigid Doom
Vox Machina go on a secret mission to the decimated city of Draconia, in the hopes of learning more about the Chroma Conclave....

Vox Machina Ep. 63 - The Echo Tree
Vox Machina find the root of the pestilence deep within the Shademirk, and come face to face with the creature who holds the next vestige....

Vox Machina Ep. 62 - Uninviting Waters
With the Moonbrush behind them, Vox Machina presses on towards the rushing rivers of the Gilded Run that barricade the Shademirk Bog. Battling the enchanted currents, they stumble into a lurking foe whose hunger knows no bounds!...


Vox Machina Ep. 61 - Denizens of the Moonbrush
As Vox Machina head into the Moonbursh they are drafted into of battle between a pack of Lycans and a Village of Pixies. Also, they make a pit stop at the Last Campsite of Sorudun the Happy. Everything goes well, obviously....

Vox Machina Ep. 60 - Heredity and Hats
Welcome to our first live show ever! Vox Machina makes their way into the elven City of Syngorn to complete their pact with Garmili the satyr cartoonist. While there, they make the reacquaintance of the family of Vax and Vex......

Vox Machina Ep. 59 - The Feywild
Vox Machina begin their adventure into the mysterious feywild! They quickly run into an old friend, and make a new one......


Vox Machina Ep. 56 - Hope
With Umbrasyl defeated, Vox Machina must now help decide the future of Westrunn. With special guest Patrick Rothfuss!...


Vox Machina Ep. 55 - Umbrasyl
Vox Machina head up Gatshadow mountain for their final confrontation with the Dragon Umbrasyl. With special guest star Chris Perkins!...

Vox Machina Ep. 54 - In the Belly of the Beast
Vox Machina put their plan into action, facing down the belligerent and terrifying black dragon Umbrasyl! But plans don't always work as smoothly as the group would hope......


Vox Machina Ep. 51 - Test of Pride
Scanlan tries to plan a safe escape for his daughter Kaylie, while Grog makes his way to the center of Westrunn for his final confrontation with his uncle Kevdak....

Vox Machina Ep. 50 - Best Laid Plans...
Happy 50th episode everybody! Grog has a sword problem and the group stages an intervention, after which they begin to plan their attack on the Goliaths currently pillaging Westrunn. Everything is going to go great....


Vox Machina Ep. 49 - A Name Is Earned
Vox Machina ventures deep beneath the Stormcrest Mountains to confront the mysterious Sphinx, and hopefully learn more about the Vestiges of Divergence....

Vox Machina Ep. 48 - Into the Frostweald
Vox Machina continue their quest to collect the vestiges. Along the way they are rejoined by Pike, and discover some other old friends in dire straits....

Vox Machina Ep. 47 - The Family Business
Vox Machina return to the city where much of their history began: Westruun. But all is not well! Not only have the Chroma Conclave decimated the city, but another strangely familiar threat has taken hold of the city as well......


Vox Machina Ep. 46 - Cindergrove Revisited
Vox Machina joins forces with an eccentric candlemaker to help seal the rift between their world and the fire plane. Guest starring Chris Hardwick. #FeeltheGern...

Vox Machina Ep. 45 - Those Who Walk Away
An exhausted Vox Machina spend some time hashing out their pent up frustrations and examining their spoils of victory. They then journey to the Fire Ashari, hoping to find survivors of the red dragons escape from the fire plane....

Vox Machina Ep. 44 - The Sunken Tomb
Vox Machina find themselves deep within a lost shrine to the Raven Queen in search of an artifact that may help them defeat the Chroma conclave. But more danger lurks within the shrine than they could possibly be prepared for! With special guests Will Friedle and Mary Elizabeth Mcglynn....


Vox Machina Ep. 43 - Return to Vasselheim
Now in the relative safety of Vasselheim, Vox Machina begin planning their first move against the Choma Conclave. Fortunately, some old friends turn up to offer their aid....

Vox Machina Ep. 42 - Dangerous Dealings
In the wake of the devastation of Emon, Vox Machina begin making their long term plans to take back the city. But first, they must decide whether or not to make a devil's bargain with the Clasp: a dangerous underground criminal organization....

Vox Machina Ep. 41 - In Ruins
Vox Machina searches through the rubble of Emon, hoping to find their allies among the survivors. With special guest Jason Charles Miller!...


Vox Machina Ep. 40 - Desperate Measures
Desperate to help survivors of the attack, Vox Machina attempt to fend off the assailing beasts, but our heroes are rendered helpless in the face of temptation, infighting and despair....

Vox Machina Ep. 39 - Omens
Vox Machina is in disarray as a mysterious skull is found and Vax questions the priorities of the group. Meanwhile, the city of Emon experiences a substantial political shift....

Vox Machina Ep. 38 - Echoes of the Past
Vox Machina take some well earned downtime! Scanlan continues his dance with the mysterious gnome girl, and the group agrees to venture back to a mysterious cavern they had abandoned years before......


Vox Machina Ep. 37 - A Musician's Nostalgia
Vox Machina return to Emon to prove their innocence. Now on the hunt for the treacherous Riskel Daxio, they must once again face the Clasp, along with some shady characters from Scanlan’s past....

Vox Machina Ep. 35 - Denoument
Vox Machina fights for Percy’s soul as the Whitestone rebellion comes to a head! All this plus berets, tree hugging and… ships?...


Vox Machina Ep. 33 - Reunions
Vox Machina make their way through Whitestone Castle, lead by a new, unlikely ally, in hopes of rescuing Cassandra de Rolo. Battles commence, debts are settled, and secrets revealed as the group descends into the haunted catacombs......


Vox Machina Ep. 31 - Gunpowder Plot
Scanlan finds himself alone, caught in a Briarwood trap! Meanwhile, the party fuels the fire of rebellion, but will the price the town of Whitestone pays be too high? The revolution has begun, and nothing can stop it now......

Vox Machina Ep. 30 - Stoke the Flames
The seeds of rebellion begin to take root in Whitestone! But as Vox Machina make their move to bring the population to revolt, they learn that another de Rolo may still be alive......

Vox Machina Ep. 29 - Whispers
Vox Machina begin their campaign to sow the seeds of rebellion amongst the people of Whitestone. The cruel Sir. Kerrion Stonefell is the first target on their list, but will the attack against him unleash a darker power?...


Vox Machina Ep. 28 - The Sun Tree
Vox Machina sneaks their way into the town of Whitestone with the intent of inspiring revolution, but could not be prepared for the horrors that await them inside…...

Vox Machina Ep. 27 - The Path to Whitestone
Greyskull Keep is infiltrated by ghostly attackers as Vox Machina prepares to make their way Northeast to Whitestone to confront the Briarwoods head on. Meanwhile, Keyleth begins to suspect the mysterious power that seems to hold sway over Percy......

Vox Machina Ep. 26 - Consequences and Cows
Reeling from the aftermath of their battle against the Briarwoods, Vox Machina is called before Sovereign Uriel to answer for their recent destructive behavior. Looking to bolster their reputation, the group agrees to hunt a mysterious giant bird terrorizing the countryside…...


Vox Machina Ep. 25 - Crimson Diplomacy
Vax finds himself alone in the clutches of the villainous Briarwoods! While the team rushes in to save him, they are joined by a mysterious tiefling named Lilith, a powerful wizard who is on the run from vicious bounty hunters. Can Vox Machina save both Vax and Lilith from their violent fates? With special guest player Kit Buss!...

Vox Machina Ep. 24 - The Feast
Percy reveals the full tale of his blood feud with the Briarwoods, leaving Vox Machina just one week to prepare. While half the team returns to Kraghammer to settle old debts, Vax acquires some new weapons, Percy forges a special surprise, and makeovers are applied to Trinket and Grog. Finally, the group makes their way to a fateful dinner with the sinister and mysterious Lord and Lady Briarwood…...

Vox Machina Ep. 23 - The Rematch
As Vox Machina prepares for their return to Emon, Grog demands a rematch against Kern to regain his honor, but the real battle is what occurs in the audience. Upon returning home, the group has an awkward encounter with a fan, but there’s no time to rest with bad news on the horizon…...


Vox Machina Ep. 22 - AraMente to Pyrah
Their trials behind them, Vox Machina is brought together within the walls of The Slayer's Take. Osysa congratulates them all and offers them the final branding that will seal their membership in the Take. Newly marked and happily reunited, the group decides to set out for Pyrah to find the Fire Ashari, escorting Keyleth on the next phase of her AraMente......

Vox Machina Ep. 21 - Trial of the Take Pt 4
The three members of Vox Machina and their Slayer’s Take companions make their way down into the tunnels beneath the Velvet Cabaret, pursuing their mercurial prey. The path is far from easy, but after a handful of harrowing obstacles are surmounted, the dwarven warrior, Thorbir, leads the hunting party into the the hidden lair of the elusive Rakshasa......

Vox Machina Ep. 20 - Trial of the Take Pt 3
Like their companions before them, Keyleth, Vax, and Tiberius make their way to The Slayer's Take. Arriving shortly after their friends' departure for the Vesper Timberlands, the trio are introduced to the rest of their own hunting party, and their mission. There within the very walls of Vasselheim itself, they are to track down and kill an elusive Rakshasa that has been preying on wealthy travelers. With a little poking about in the city streets, they conclude that their only thread of information leads to...


Vox Machina Ep. 19 - Trial of the Take Pt 2
Our unlikely collection of travelers press forward into to the frozen, hoary wilds of the Vesper Timberland, closing the last few miles between themselves and their prey. Rimefang, the dread white dragon awaits them, high above, within a blizzard-harried mountaintop. An intimidating pair of towering frost giants find them in the wood below, threatening to bring their quest to a end. Yet despite their mounting challenges, the party eventually finds itself standing before the great and terrible wyrm......

Vox Machina Ep. 18 - Trial of the Take
With the party now split due to requirements of The Slayer's Take, Scanlan, Percy, Vex, and Grog find themselves teaming up with an unlikely duo. Putting differences aside, the forced fellowship heads out into the frost-harried north of the Vesper Timberland…...

Vox Machina Ep. 17 - Hubris
Parting ways with their beloved cleric, Vox Machina is now adrift in a strange and unfamiliar city. With heavy hearts, they wander Vasselheim in the Braving Grounds District, home to the worshippers of Kord, the deity of battle and strength. Fittingly, Grog soon finds himself in a fighting pit, duking it out with as tough an opponent as he could ever wish for. Later, the party spots an attacking beast high on the city walls, and true to form, Vox Machina rushes to help. Following the fleeing creature off in...


Vox Machina Ep. 16 - Enter Vasselheim
The skyship finally touches down in Vasselhein, and Vox Machina set off on their task ahead: Enter the Hall of the Exalt, an ancient vault below the Sanctuary, to lay the Horn of Orcus to its final home. But this task proves much more complex than originally perceived, as the vault is home to a number of nasty tricks and traps......

Vox Machina Ep. 15 - Skyward
The party finishes their necessary purchases within the city of Emon in preparation for their journey. With the arrival of the Envoys of Bahamut, and the holy container in which to transport the evil Horn of Orcus, Vox Machina is given permission to embark on a Skyship to cross the Ozmit Sea toward the distant city of Vasselheim......

Vox Machina Ep. 14 - Shopping and Shipping
After allowing themselves a single night’s rest back in the city of Emon, Vox Machina sets out for their meeting with the Sovereign Uriel and the Council of Tal’Dorei. Once the Council learns of the Horn of Orcus, the gathering quickly descends into squabbling over the fate of the dark artifact. 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. Everyone knows the best goods in town can always be found at Gilmore’s…...


Vox Machina Ep. 13 - Escape from the Underdark
Vox Machina find themselves out of the frying pan and into the fryer as the Illithid force makes itself known, and an ally reveals their true intentions. Will Vox Machina manage to escape the Underdark?...

Vox Machina Ep. 11 - The Temple Showdown
This time around, Vox Machina finds themselves in dire straits. A tangle with a smelly giant paves the way for their next big test: the assault on K’varn’s temple. Who will survive this grueling battle?​...


Vox Machina Ep. 10 - K'Varn Revealed
The team jumps right in to a fight with some undead, followed by a dangerous encounter in the water. Their bad luck only continues when a scrying spell reveals the identity of the mysterious 'K'varn', and a city deep underground......

Vox Machina Ep. 9 - Yug'voril Uncovered
After a showdown with the Duergar Queen, the rescue of a comrade, and an unsettling message from the mysterious evil entity known only as K'varn, the party learns just what can happen when they go looking for trouble......

Vox Machina Ep. 8 - Glass and Bone
With two party members turned to stone and another taken captive by the Duergar Queen, the remaining members of Vox Machina struggle to survive. Low on health and options, they flee Emberhold and recoup their losses. But the group hasn't given up, and continue to push through the Underdark, guided by their Ranger Vex'ahlia, finding themselves on track to Pike's mysterious vision......


Vox Machina Ep. 7 - The Throne Room
With an uneasy agreement struck between Kima and Clarota, Vox Machina quietly begin 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. The party battles their way through the fortress and come face to face with the Duergar King and Queen themselves......

Vox Machina Ep. 6 - Breaching the Emberhold
The party continues to wind its way ever downward, far below Kraghammer, making their way toward the Duergar Fortress known as Emberhold. It looms in the dim light of the caverns and many magma flows, housing both secrets...and danger....

Vox Machina Ep. 5 - The Trick About Falling
Having successfully slain a dangerous Illithid and its dwarven general, Vox Machina find themselves surrounded by a small army of Duergar. In their attempt to escape, Vox Machina quickly find things moving from bad to worse......


Vox Machina Ep. 4 - Attack on the Duergar Warcamp
Now tentatively aligned with the Illithid outcast, Clarota, Vox Machina learns more of the Illithid clan living deep in the mines, and the mysterious being that currently controls them. In order to free the clan, Vox Machina must proceed further into the deep, and reach the center of Clarota’s hive. But in order for the heroes of Emon to reach the Illithid city in the belly of Khaloor, they must get past the first flayer they encountered, as well as its small army of Duergar......

Vox Machina Ep. 3 - Strange Bedfellows
Reeling from the loss of Grog's mind, Vox Machina gather their resources to restore 'intelligence' to their barbarian friend. Contining their journey deeper into the underdark, the group stumble upon Duergar and Illithids, finding danger...and potential allies...at every turn....

Vox Machina Ep. 2 - Into the Greyspine Mines
After Scanlan Shorthalt brought the abomination of a Naga to its tortured end, Vox Machina vowed to Nostoc Greyspine to put an end to the darkness now bubbling up out of the bowls of the earth. The team quickly geared up and made their way into the mine, and began a miles long trek down into the veins of Khaloor. What dangers await them in the Underdark?...


Vox Machina Ep. 1 - Arrival at Kraghammer
Our story begins as Vox Machina, the heroes of Emon, arrive at the cavernous underground city of Kraghammer. After wiping out a grave threat to Emon’s emperor, Sovereign Uriel Tal'Dorei III, the band of adventurers has been sent on a journey by the Arcanist, Allura Vysoren, to find Lady Kima of Vord, a Halfling Paladin of Bahamut, who was drawn to Kraghammer upon learning of a great evil resting beneath it......