Forged in Fire

Forged in Fire

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SEASON 5
  • SEASON 5 16 episodes available
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S 5 E 16

Bagh Nakh Blades

Premieres on Jun 19, 2018
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S 5 E 15

The Kelewang

Aired on Jun 12, 2018

The bladesmiths must make their signature blades out of only drill bits and a chunk of mild steel, but untwisting the bits and combining the two steels proves almost impossible. After two rounds, only two smiths survive the chopping block and are sent back to their home forges to recreate a beautiful, but deadly Indonesian sword — the Kelewang. A final round of testing proves that victory lies at the junction between form and function, as one bladesmith’s Kelewang earns him $10,000 and the title of Forged in Fire Champion.

S 5 E 14

The Lion Spear

Aired on Jun 05, 2018

Four bladesmiths must figure out how to hack it when they are tasked with crafting a hatchet from pieces of odd shaped steel. After several forging failures, parameter mishaps, and intense conditions — only two smiths head back to their home forges where they must recreate the deadly Maasai Lion Spear. Who will come out roaring and leave with $10,000 and the pride of becoming a Forged in Fire Champion?

S 5 E 13

The Horseman's Axe

Aired on May 29, 2018
Four bladesmiths are pushed to their limits when they each must forge a signature blade from small springs of steel. Wonky welds and broken billets cause major setbacks that must be corrected before the time runs out. Ultimately, two smiths manage to turn their setbacks into comebacks to secure a spot in the final round where they must recreate the deadly Horseman's Axe. Which smith will join the ranks of Forged In Fire champions and return home with the $10,000 prize?
S 5 E 12

The Naval Cutlass

Aired on May 28, 2018
In a special military themed episode, four bladesmiths, all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, dive into the fray when they are tasked with forging a combat knife from an anti-tank hedgehog. After two grueling rounds of competition filled with frustration and a medical emergency, the final two smiths advance and head back to their home forges to recreate another military favorite, the M1917 Naval Cutlass. Which veteran has the mettle to drive to glory and earn the rank of Forged in Fire Champion?
S 5 E 11

The Two-Handed Sword

Aired on May 22, 2018

The bladesmiths are forced to harvest steel from motorcycles to forge blades in their signature style, and things don’t go according to plan. After an intense race to the finish, the final two competitors have only five days to recreate a giant Indian two-handed sword. Which competitor has the drive to become the next Forged In Fire Champion, and who will be left in the dust?

S 5 E 10

The German Halberd

Aired on May 15, 2018

The pressure is on as the Smiths are tasked with forging Dave Baker’s favorite blade, the Scottish Dirk. Can they master the difficult design of this weapon, and live up to the high expectations of their expert judge? With a sharp edge over the competition, two smiths head home for the final round to recreate the German Halberd, a medieval era triple threat. Which smith will stake their claim as Forged In Fire Champion and hook in the $10,000 prize?

S 5 E 9

The Navaja

Aired on May 08, 2018

Four bladesmiths test their mettle in a rock quarry, where they’re tasked with making blades using only harvested steel and coal forges. Over the course of two intense rounds, the smiths show their true grit constructing a blade while fighting the elements. After brutal tests designed to chip away at the competitors’ resolve, only two smiths advance to the final round. Back at their home forges, they must recreate one of the most dangerous folding weapons in history — the Spanish Navaja. Which smith will fold under the pressure, and which will cement his legacy as the Forged in Fire Champion?

S 5 E 8

The Zande Spear

Aired on May 01, 2018

Four blade smiths find the devil is in the details when they must combine two or more steels to forge J. Nielson’s favorite blade, a Damascus European dagger. In a challenge where symmetry and precision can make or break a blade, two smiths produce knives that survive J.’s merciless tests. In the final round, they have five days to forge a fearsome pole weapon–the Zande Spear. Only the most meticulous craftsman will take home $10,000 and the title Forged in Fire Champion.

S 5 E 7

Karabela

Aired on Apr 24, 2018

Four bladesmiths must kick their skills into gear when they’re tasked with forging blades out of steel from a chain and a sprocket. Wayward welds and pivotal decisions separate the hard steel from the soft and the victors from the rest. Only two will hold it together long enough to secure a spot in the final round, where they have five days to forge the iconic Karabela saber. Only one bladesmith will emerge from the home forge, to secure his place as the next Forged In Fire champion.

S 5 E 6

Ultimate Team Challenge

Aired on Apr 17, 2018

The heat is doubled as four master smiths compete alongside their apprentices to forge an iconic weapon of warfare–the trench knife. Each team must work together, tagging in and out every half hour, with only one smith allowed to touch the knife at a time. Blood is spilled and tears are shed. Refusing to retreat, two teams square off in one final battle to recreate a blade that’s stood the test of time–the Chinese Dao Sword. Which team will emerge from the trenches triumphant and claim victory as the next Forged in Fire Champions?

S 5 E 5

The Kabyle Flyssa

Aired on Apr 10, 2018

When a cannon is wheeled into the Forge, the bladesmiths are challenged to salvage its parts in order to make signature blades. Will the smiths blast their way through the competition or will the battering of tests break them? In the end, two smiths shoot through to the final round where they must recreate the North African Kabyle Flyssa in a final round which will determine whose blade launches them to becoming the next Forged In Fire Champion.

S 5 E 4

Jumonji Yari

Aired on Apr 03, 2018
Edged-weapon mastery is put to the test right away as four bladesmiths must forge a functional friction folder. Without knowing how their blades will be tested, each smith must find the critical junction where skill meets resiliency to produce a folding knife versatile enough to handle any test imaginable. Ultimately, only two smiths push through to the final round where they must recreate a Japanese trident, called the Jumonji Yari. Which smith will return with a weapon of unparalleled strength and seal their fate as a Forged In Fire Champion?
S 5 E 3

Sica Sword

Aired on Mar 27, 2018

The smiths get locked and loaded to forge a signature blade out of a 50-caliber flintlock pistol. Despite giving it their best shot, it’s a struggle turning a gun into a blade and after two grueling rounds two smiths are sent barreling towards elimination. In the final round, the remaining competitors must recreate a lethal gladiator sword, the Sica, and its unique construction poses the final challenge in their attempt to crush the competition and take home the title of Forged In Fire Champion.

S 5 E 2

The Schiavona

Aired on Mar 20, 2018

For the first time ever, the bladesmiths begin on a farm where they harvest steel from farming tools, then must use coal forges to make their signature blades with a hidden lanyard hole. Can they keep the fires burning to match the pace of the ticking clock? Ultimately only two smiths return to their home forges to recreate a decorated and deadly Schiavona sword for a chance to claim the title of Forged in Fire Champion.

S 5 E 1

Rookies Edition

Aired on Mar 13, 2018

For the first time, five novice smiths get their chance to be a part of the global phenomenon that is Forged in Fire. But they have to earn their way into the competition because one smith will be sent home before the first forge is ever lit. The four remaining competitors are tasked with forging a blade with steel from a mystery box of their choosing. After two intense rounds full of tough welding, bloody wounds, and clever workarounds, only two are left standing. They return to their home forges with just five days to recreate a 16th century weapon of war known as the War Golok. Which budding bladesmith will turn their admiration into domination and forge their name in history as a Forged In Fire Champion?

S 5 E 0

The Rhomphaia

Aired on Mar 07, 2018
The bladesmiths are forced to achieve one of six Damascus patterns for their first round blade, and they must choose wisely. The ladder to victory is full of twists as the smiths stack, weld and repeat trying to forge beautifully crafted and durable blades under their specified parameters. When time runs out, only two competitors enter the final challenge to recreate the fearsome Rhomphaia sword. Which smith will demonstrate true mastery to dominate the competition and be named the next Forged In Fire Champion?

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