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As a Moments subpage, all spoilers are unmarked as per policy. You Have Been Warned.

  • The Voodoo Witches summoning a horde of Undead in 1961, and using them to violently butcher a racist lynch mob who killed a young boy.
  • Zoe cleaving through the Voodoo Zombie horde with a chainsaw in "Burn, Witch, Burn!"
    • Fiona effortlessly framing Myrtle for both the blinding assault on her daughter, and the murder of Madison.
    • Delphine using a fire poker to kill a zombie. Not just any zombie, her own daughter.
  • The Academy girls of 1919 giving The Axe-Man a very stabby sendoff.
    "You have no one to blame but yourself."
  • A villainous example: when the Minotaur resurfaces, Delphine is absolutely terrified, as he's out for some very justified revenge. But when Queenie finally realizes that there's more to Delphine than meets the eye and asks "Who are you?", the older woman glares at her, throws her shoulders back, and announces her title without fear: "I am Madame Delphine LaLaurie. Mistress of the House LaLaurie." To see her go from a terrified wreck to the steely, cold-blooded ruler of her household, with a name that everyone in New Orleans feared, is equal parts terrifying and impressive.
  • Zoe planting a dagger in Spalding's heart.
  • Another one from Zoe: she rapes Archie to death. Considering the later is a rapist himself, this is a very fitting punishment.
  • After The Coven spends all of "The Sacred Taking" trying to convince Fiona to kill herself, she marches back downstairs, and makes it clear she isn't going anywhere.
  • Myrtle using a special poison to paralyze Quentin and Cecily, give both a brutal "The Reason You Suck" Speech, and scooping one eye each of their heads with a melon baller to return Cordelia's sight.
  • Queenie, after being shot in the gut, uses a combination of Last Breath Bullet and her Voodoo Doll powers to blow Hank's brains out.
  • Fiona and Marie using some good old-fashioned cursing to drive the Delphi Corporation to financial ruin.
  • Nan demonstrating her new Mind Control powers. By making Luke's mom chug a bottle of bleach.
  • Stevie Nicks herself showing up in the penultimate episode to perform "The Seven Wonders." It would be a Big-Lipped Alligator Moment if it wasn't so damn EPIC.
    • For that matter, the whole Seven Wonders musical number in the finale, showing each of the Supreme candidates preparing to perform the titular trials, showing off their powers. It really gives a sense we've come at the end of a long road.
    • Cordelia effortlessly moving through every single one of the Wonders, ousting even Madison by being able to perform Divination. She truly earns her title as the new Supreme.
  • Fiona and Marie, with some assistance from the Axe-Man, butchering the directors of the Delphi Corporation.
  • Misty beating the living shit out of Madison. That's right, she went up to the most dangerous, most tyranny-crazed of the whole group and gave her an epic beatdown without even using any powers but the strength of her bare hands. It's every bit as epic as it sounds.
    • And not 5 seconds later, the Axe-Man comes at them. And gets sent flying by the whole Coven.
    • And after that, the Coven bands together for once and gives him his second Death of a Thousand Cuts for killing Fiona. Note that Madison, who was killed by Fiona, actually took the initiative to kill him and begins by axing him in the stomach.
    • Before that, the Axe-Man's (false) killing of Fiona.
      • And before that, Cordelia not giving a damn if Misty beats the living daylights out of Madison. She's literally standing next to Queenie, composed, and practically approving of the situation. She really has been waiting for Madison's just deserts.
      Myrtle: (After Madison got bitchslapped by Misty) Cordelia?
      Cordelia: I'm good.
      • In the same vein, Myrtle gave a very noncommittal response to the fighting and doesn't actually do anything to stop Misty.
      Myrtle: Girls, stop these vulgar fisticuffs at once. It's beneath us. (lights a cigarette)
  • Kyle doing the world a huge favor by offing Madison for good. And when she tries using Crocodile Tears to convince him that she loves him?
    Kyle: You're not that good of an actress.
  • Fiona winding up in Hell where she arguably belongs.