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Promotional photo of the Critical Role cast for the launch of Campaign 2.

Campaign 2 is the second campaign of Critical Role.  It takes place in 835 P.D.[1], approximately twenty years after the adventures of Vox Machina.  The returning cast plays all-new characters (with the exception of Laura Bailey's character, Jester, who previously appeared in two one-shot adventures) and features the continent of Wildemount as its primary setting.  In the eighth episode, the adventuring party adopted the name "The Mighty Nein".[2]

The Cast Edit

Actor Character Race Class
Laura Bailey Jester Tiefling Cleric (Trickery Domain)
Taliesin Jaffe Mollymauk "Molly" Tealeaf Tiefling Blood Hunter (Order of the Ghostslayer)
Ashley Johnson Yasha Aasimar Barbarian (Path of the Zealot)
Matthew Mercer The Dungeon Master
Liam O'Brien Caleb Widogast Human Wizard (School of Transmutation)
Marisha Ray Beauregard "Beau" Human Monk (Way of the Cobalt Soul)
Sam Riegel Nott Goblin Rogue (Arcane Trickster)
Travis Willingham Fjord Half-Orc Warlock (Hexblade; Pact of the Blade)

Episode Summaries Edit

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Title Airdate Link Runtime
116 1 "Curious Beginnings" (9x01) 2018-01-11 19:00 PST VOD 3:24:31
Seven people, all with different backgrounds, meet by chance in a tavern in Trostenwald. Though not entirely sure of each other, they all decide to go to a local carnival together. But, what was meant to be a brief diversion soon turns into a fight for their very lives...
117 2 "A Show of Scrutiny" (9x02) 2018-01-18 19:00 PST VOD 4:13:06
After killing the zombies, the new party find themselves under orders not to leave town and partial house arrest. The group decides to attempt their own investigation, but struggles to find any clues. Then they return to the scene of the initial attack, to disastrous results.
118 3 "The Midnight Chase" (9x03) 2018-01-25 19:00 PST VOD 3:59:27
The party faces off against two zombified guards and try to find Kylre. They discover Kylre has fled into the Ustaloch and track him to a small island where they must confront the fiend and Toya.
119 4 "Disparate Pieces" (9x04) 2018-02-01 19:00 PST VOD 3:56:12
The party presents evidence of the devil toad’s corruption at a midnight trial, and Beau confronts an envoy from her past.
120 5 "The Open Road" (9x05) 2018-02-08 19:00 PST VOD 3:43:10
The group hits the road, preparing for a long trip to Zadash. But trouble in the small town of Alfield stops the band of adventurers in their tracks.
121 6 "The Howling Mines" (9x06) 2018-02-15 19:00 PST VOD 4:08:23
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.
122 7 "Hush" (9x07) 2018-02-22 19:00 PST VOD 4:30:27
The group plunges deeper into the gnoll mines, coming across an unexpected ally, and wandering into a nest of dangers.
123 8 "The Gates of Zadash" (9x08) 2018-03-01 19:00 PST VOD 3:47:09
In claiming a reward for defeating the gnolls, the group names themselves the Mighty Nein before leaving Alfield for the bustling city of Zadash.  What dangers lurk along the Amber Road, and what discoveries await them to the north?
124 9 "Steam and Conversation" (9x09) 2018-03-08 19:00 PST VOD 3:43:45
The Mighty Nein explore Zadash, looking for new jobs, finding old allies, and stumbling upon intriguing mysteries.
125 10 "Waste and Webs" (9x10) 2018-03-15 19:00 PDT VOD 4:13:25
The Mighty Nein delve into the sewers of Zadash in search of the mysterious beast that has been terrorizing the Crownsguard.
126 11 "Zemnian Nights" (9x11) 2018-03-22 19:00 PDT VOD 4:16:49
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.
127 12 "Midnight Espionage" (9x12) 2018-03-29 19:00 PDT VOD 4:16:30
Hijinks ensue as the Mighty Nein attempt subterfuge in order to carry out the mission of the Knights of Requital.