Forged in Fire

Forged in Fire

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  • SEASON 4 13 episodes available
  • SEASON 3 16 episodes available
  • SEASON 2 10 episodes available
  • SEASON 1 8 episodes available

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S 4 E 13

The Shamshir

Aired on Jul 25, 2017

Staying a step ahead will be the key to success as four competing bladesmiths are tasked with forging a bowie that will require a d-guard in the 2nd round. But even after strategically calculating each move to set themselves up for a win, only two manage to make it through to the final round where they must recreate a deadly sabre called the Shamshir. Which smith will outmaneuver their opponent with the weapon-making wits of a true Forged In Fire Champion?

S 4 E 12

Ngombe Ngulu

Aired on Jul 18, 2017
Four blade smiths enter the forge and are given the twisted challenge of having to forge blades from a giant elevator cable. Which smiths will unravel after two challenges and a brutal round of testing? Only two will return home to recreate the African Ngombe Ngulu, known as the executions sword. In the final round the smiths are neck and neck in the testing. Who will keep their head and be crowned the Forged in Fire Champion and the winner of 10,000 dollars?
S 4 E 11

Master & Apprentice

Aired on Jul 11, 2017

It’s double the competitors and double the heat in this first ever team challenge. Masters compete alongside their apprentices as they are forced to take turns on the forge floor, tag-teaming and fusing their skills to forge a cleaver using the arduous jellyroll technique. And in a shocking twist, one team will fracture, leaving one unlucky bladesmith to go it alone. In the final round, the smiths must forge a deadly Congolese chopper, the Nzappa Zap, in a final attempt to be named the first Forged in Fire Master and Apprentice champions.

S 4 E 10

Sword Breaker Redemption

Aired on Jun 13, 2017

Four previous competitors return to the forge for a second chance, only to find that the road to redemption is far from easy. Relying on skills they’ve been sharpening since their defeat, the competitors must forge their signature blade using only the recycled steel from a jackhammer. Anxieties flare as the smiths hammer away at multiple obstacles in an attempt to avoid facing failure, again. With one last shot at a comeback, the final two competitors recreate a distinctive 16th century blade called the Sword Breaker. Which smith will finally claim the title of Forged in Fire champion and send their competition home with yet another loss?

S 4 E 9

The Charay

Aired on Jun 06, 2017

The competitors must demonstrate edged-weapon mastery when they are tasked with turning salvaged junkyard steel into a weapon. Pressured by the ticking clock, each smith turns in a finished blade in their signature style, but after a round of brutal testing, only two forge ahead to the final round to recreate the legendary Charay sword. Which bladesmith will salvage a win and claim the title of Forged in Fire champion?

S 4 E 8

The Cinquedea

Aired on May 23, 2017

Four bladesmiths are welcomed to the forge with a curveball–they must utilize questionable steel from mining tools to forge a blade in their signature style. Given the option to add high carbon steel to their knives, the smiths make risky decisions to construct a cutting edge tough enough to make it to the next round. Ultimately, two smiths survive to forge an intricately designed and deadly Italian sword–the Cinquedea. Which smith will conquer the curveballs and challenges to claim the coveted title of Forged in Fire Champion?

S 4 E 7


Aired on May 16, 2017

A new group of competitors face the unknown when they are tasked with using odd shapes of mystery steel to forge a blade in their signature style. All four smiths fight to the finish amidst painful injuries and setbacks, but only two make it through to the final round. With just five days to recreate the sacred but lethal Talwar sword, which smith will defy all odds to claim the title of Forged In Fire Champion and $10,000 prize?

S 4 E 6


Aired on May 09, 2017

Four bladesmiths face a twist right away when they are tasked with forging a Kukri, the signature blade of Master Smith and judge, Jason Knight. Up against a ticking clock and a massive billet of steel, the competitors struggle with the unusual geometry of the Kukri. After two dramatic rounds of mishaps and mischief, two smiths forge ahead in the final challenge to reproduce a distinctive African sword, the Akrafena. Which smith will conquer the competition and be hailed the Forged in Fire Champion?

S 4 E 5

Fans' Choice

Aired on May 02, 2017

In a Forged in Fire first, fans voted online to bring back four of their favorite craftsmen for a second shot at victory. In the first round of competition, the smiths must use their best forging techniques to make a signature blade using barbed wire. After a razor sharp round of testing, the final two smiths return home to craft a historical Filipino weapon of war–the Panabas. Who will justify their fans’ loyalty and conquer the competition, walking away with $10,000 and the title of Forged in Fire champion?

S 4 E 4


Aired on Apr 25, 2017

Four bladesmiths face a new twist in the first round when they learn they can’t forge any blade in their own style, they must forge a karambit, a curved knife that resembles a claw. The smiths spring into action and uncoil their finest weapon-making skills to forge a unique blade that’s fit and formed to withstand brutal testing. The final two competitors have five days to forge one of the deadliest weapons in African history–the Makraka. Which warrior smith will conquer the competition and walk away with the coveted $10,000 prize?

S 4 E 3

The Katzbalger

Aired on Apr 18, 2017

For the first time ever, the competitors are challenged with creating not one, but two blades in the first round. With double the pressure and double the work, the bladesmiths are pushed to their limits, which leads to another first–a hospital trip. After a grueling second round, the two remaining smiths have just five days to create an iconic 15th century combat sword–the Katzbalger. Which bladesmith has what it takes to burn through the obstacles in their way and become the next Forged in Fire champion?

S 4 E 2

Deer Horn Knives

Aired on Apr 11, 2017

Four bladesmiths tee up for a never-before-seen challenge when they must harvest the steel from a vintage golf club to forge their signature blade. In a race against the clock, and using unconventional methods, the competitors navigate broken blades and broken spirits to determine which make the cut. In the final round, the remaining smiths must forge a pair of iconic double bladed weapons with two times the edge, in their last attempt to claim the title of Forged in Fire Champion.

S 4 E 1

Judges Pick

Aired on Apr 11, 2017

For the first time, it’s judge against judge when all four judges pick a past bladesmith to represent them in the ultimate battle for supremacy. First, each bladesmith must forge with steel from the streets of New York to create a blade in their signature style. In the final round, the two remaining competitors have five days to forge a sword that originated from the most skilled blacksmiths in West Africa, the Ida. Which smith will surmount it all to claim the $10,000 prize and give their judge the ultimate bragging rights?

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