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This is the recap page for Monty Oum and Rooster Teeth's RWBY.

Warning: On these recap pages, all spoilers will be left unmarked!


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    Trailers (November 2012 - June 2013) 

    Volume 1 (July 2013 - November 2013) 
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This will be the day we've waited for
This will be the day we open up the door
I don't want to hear your absolution
Hope you're ready for a revolution...
"I don't wanna be 'the bee's knees.' I don't wanna be any kind of 'knees!' I just wanna be a normal girl, with normal knees."
Ruby Rose

A young hero, an exalted heiress, a troubled rogue, and a party girl. These are the four members of RWBY, a team brought together and trained for the sole purpose of combating the rampant evils that plague the fantastic world of Remnant. Ruby Rose is a young girl who has just been accepted to Beacon Academy. This school was founded to train the monster-slayers known as Huntsmen and Huntresses. However, Ruby will not be alone. Upon arriving at Beacon, she is promptly paired with Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and her sister, Yang Xiao Long. If these four girls want to graduate they'll have to learn to work together both on the battlefield and in the classroom.

Many episodes in Volume 1 were split into two half-length parts, which were released and numbered separately, but combined for the DVD and Blu-Ray release. The list below reflects the original numbering, but each split episode has a single recap page.


  1. Ruby Rose
  2. The Shining Beacon
  3. The Shining Beacon, Part 2
  4. The First Step
  5. The First Step, Part 2
  6. The Emerald Forest
  7. The Emerald Forest, Part 2
  8. Players and Pieces
  9. The Badge and the Burden
  10. The Badge and the Burden, Part 2
  11. Jaunedice
  12. Jaunedice, Part 2
  13. Forever Fall
  14. Forever Fall, Part 2
  15. The Stray
  16. Black and White

    Volume 2 (July 2014 - October 2014) 
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Now it's time to say goodbye
To the things we loved
And the innocence of youth...
"Our enemies aren't just going to sit around and wait for graduation day. They're out there, somewhere, planning their next move, and none of us know what it is, but it's coming! Whether we're ready or not!"
Blake Belladonna

Team RWBY is back and ready for their second semester at Beacon, an academy that trains the world’s strongest fighters. But real life doesn’t stop there. Between classes and homework, they still have to find time to save the world. And between the White Fang, Roman Torchwick, and the emergence of a mysterious new trio, they certainly have their work cut out for them!


  1. Best Day Ever
  2. Welcome to Beacon
  3. A Minor Hiccup
  4. Painting the Town
  5. Extracurricular
  6. Burning the Candle
  7. Dance Dance Infiltration
  8. Field Trip
  9. Search and Destroy
  10. Mountain Glenn
  11. No Brakes
  12. Breach

    Volume 3 (October 2015 - February 2016) 
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The shining light will sink in darkness
Victory for hate incarnate
Misery and pain for all
When it falls...
"I've been out there and seen the things she's made, and let me tell you, they are fear."
Qrow Branwen

The Vytal Festival Tournament is the ultimate battle of skill, pitting the world's most powerful Huntsmen and Huntresses in training against one another... and it's finally here! Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are back for a tournament full of over-the-top action, and they're not alone. New fighters from around Remnant are ready to bring glory to their own kingdoms, but there are those among them with a far more sinister goal in mind, that will change the world of Remnant forever and leave nothing the same again...


  1. Round One
  2. New Challengers
  3. It's Brawl in the Family
  4. Lessons Learned
  5. Never Miss a Beat
  6. Fall
  7. The Beginning of the End
  8. Destiny
  9. PvP
  10. Battle of Beacon
  11. Heroes and Monsters
  12. End of the Beginning

    Volume 4 (October 2016 - February 2017) 
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Inside we're torn apart
But time will mend our hearts
Move onward
Not there yet
So let's just live!
"It doesn't matter what we're called, as long we're together."
Jaune Arc

It's been several months since the Fall of Beacon, and the world of Remnant is still recovering. Tensions are high, lives have been lost, and the members of Team RWBY... are divided. Each of our heroines now faces a journey of their own. While some must search inward if they ever hope to move on, others will venture out into the world in search of answers. Alongside the remaining members of Team JNPR, Ruby Rose has begun the long trek to the kingdom of Mistral, but the road ahead is full of surprises. New friends and enemies await, while the threat of an even larger catastrophe draws near.



  1. The Next Step
  2. Remembrance
  3. Of Runaways And Stowaways
  4. Family
  5. Menagerie
  6. Tipping Point
  7. Punished
  8. A Much Needed Talk
  9. Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back
  10. Kuroyuri
  11. Taking Control
  12. No Safe Haven

    Volume 5 (October 2017 - January 2018) 
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We'll win, we're sure we will endure
And though our goal is far
We'll be the ones to touch the sun
Triumph will be ours!
Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are each entangled in journeys of their own, but they all share one destination: Haven Academy. Whether it's the promise of ancient relics, mystical maidens, or simply more power, it's clear that the stage for the next great battle for Remnant has been chosen. The question is, with so many players in this game, who's going to come out on top?

  1. Welcome to Haven
  2. Dread in the Air
  3. Unforeseen Complications
  4. Lighting the Fire
  5. Necessary Sacrifice
  6. Known by its Song
  7. Rest and Resolutions
  8. Alone Together
  9. A Perfect Storm
  10. True Colors
  11. The More the Merrier
  12. Vault of the Spring Maiden
  13. Downfall
  14. Haven's Fate

    Volume 6 (October 2018 - ) 
Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang have been reunited and Team RWBY’s first mission back is one of grave importance: escorting the Relic of Knowledge to Atlas. With Beacon fallen and Mistral compromised, Remnant’s northernmost academy may now be the safest place in the world, but making it there will be more dangerous than anyone could have imagined.
  1. Volume 6 Character Short: Features Adam Taurus


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