Hell or High Water | Critical Role | Campaign 2, Episode 136

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The Mighty Nein fight against time as they search for the Immensus Gate, but their quarry has his own tricks up his sleeve...
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  • HEY, there might be some SPOILERS under the thing 1:00 Prop auction 4:20 Critical Role Foundation 5:20 Laura’s merch corner 6:10 Intro cinematic 7:45 Episode Starts 9:55 Recap Ends 16:25 U2 18:55 Sprinkle’s immortality is retroactively justified 21:15 Professor Thaddeus did actually suck though 23:40 The one time that trying to communicate telepathically actually worked 24:20 Veth has always been able to communicate with Yasha 26:05 Don’t make Lucien think about us (also a lot of discoveries have happened) 34:00 Fjord can totally make an ice wall 43:35 Wayz: not the safest, but the shortest 47:25 Delicious lead 49:50 A scientific discovery 56:30 T-dock 57:10 Essik and Caleb exchange theories 1:01:10 Water control is not as powerful as you’d hope 1:02:50 A conversation about stealth, slowly going from whispering to full yelling 1:06:20 It really is surprising that their plans sometimes succeed 1:07:15 They could’ve just walked away 1:10:30 Surprisingly, I could not actually find a Care Bear stat block 1:13:10 Leaky faucet 1:17:35 Aeor isn’t evil enough for planned obsolescence 1:20:20 Turbotaxing their hit points 1:26:50 Various Star Wars references 1:38:25 Solid Snake 1:41:00 Let them fight 1:43:25 By the time you know what it is, it’s too late 1:53:40 Keen alchemical mind (and full invisibility spell) 1:59:05 Planning to the break 2:05:35 Break Starts 2:10:45 Art Montage 2:23:25 Break Ends 2:23:50 A classic plan 2:25:35 Yasha tries to look big 2:27:50 The conversation begins 2:32:30 Lucien would be into fushigi 2:35:25 The Villain Monologue 2:43:25 Map out 2:46:45 I want to try and book it to the portal 2:49:20 Watah boobees! 2:50:40 Both upright and crouched 2:52:50 Hind Side 2:53:20 Wet pops 2:56:35 Skimming my way 2:57:50 Shimmer and quiff 2:59:05 Most livable city 3:00:05 Kicking its shins 3:02:50 Marisha remembers she is Beau 3:04:25 Tiny Veth 3:06:30 Calamb 3:08:20 A gigantic sheep 3:11:15 Thinking about Devexian 3:14:15 Square eyes 3:19:15 Anything for my princess 3:21:40 Tiny Veth is terrifying 3:23:15 Caduceus’s reaction 3:32:10 Clutch move by Veth 3:37:15 Episode Ends The in-game start date for the episode was the 3rd of Syndestar 836. Sam’s flask says “Dear Devaxian, Step on me. Kisses, Veth” using the ASCII codes for the letters. I just found Eldena Doubleca5t’s video “What Your Favorite Critical Role Ship Says About You” and it was… very accurate. I think a lot of y’all would love it. Any moments I missed? Feel free to post them here. Is it Thursday yet?

    Flando MaltrizianFlando Maltrizian9 päivää sitten
    • I can’t figure out that toy whistle sound in 1:03:30 when Sam is suggesting Marine layer. Is that coming from him or Travis??

      JoBoi88JoBoi88Päivä sitten
    • 1:23:19 "While you never understood how it is on a receiving end" LMAOOOOOOOOO

      Little MermaidLittle MermaidPäivä sitten
    • 55

      YOUTUl3EARUYOUTUl3EARU2 päivää sitten
    • 2:52:34 Monk Shiet

      Santos RoblesSantos Robles3 päivää sitten
    • It's really hard to imagine watching Critical Role without these bookmarks. Thanks for what you do, Flando!

      John BaileyJohn Bailey4 päivää sitten
  • 5:48 Laura pulls a Podcastage Bandrew move... 😆

    Hungry BoyHungry BoyMinuutti sitten
  • Headcanon: Artagan will regularly play pranks on royalty in the mortal world in the form of a 12 year old kid. He finds it fun to watch kings get outsmarted by young children

    [______][______]Tunti sitten
  • Free him

    [______][______]Tunti sitten
  • The tit-anic leviathan

    jamertjamert5 tuntia sitten
  • after 6 months of binging.. I'm caught up.

    OccupineOccupine10 tuntia sitten
  • I KNEW SPRINKLE WAS THE TRAVELER!!! I just.. don’t know how I knew. Matt is amazing

    Killer Kupid :3Killer Kupid :311 tuntia sitten
  • Lucien is Mollymauk’s Straightsona, prove me wrong

    Max HeathMax Heath11 tuntia sitten
  • Sarlacc and Rancor are both out monster in star wars, you were correct Trav : )

    LoganLogan21 tunti sitten
  • Spoilers: It really seems like Caleb should have used his teleport spell to get rid of one of those crests right?

    JimJimPäivä sitten
  • take a shot every time Matt says "its interesting"

    michael dibenedettomichael dibenedettoPäivä sitten
  • Does anyone knows what the creates where fighting i mean that alien tentcel thing

    lololololmikelololololmikePäivä sitten
  • Flando Malrizian 2:49:20 Watah boobees! They really missed the chances to say "Yeah it got some great JUGS"

    Gustav AnderssonGustav AnderssonPäivä sitten
  • Marisha's bid card had a tie dye pot leaf on it and thats number 3 of the highlights of this episode below sprinkle being fey and the humans getting powers

    tyler sagetyler sagePäivä sitten
  • Holy shit the first 25 minutes of this episode have SO MUCH

    tyler sagetyler sagePäivä sitten
  • Out of context spoiler: Beep Beep I'm a Sheep, I said Beep Beep I'm a Sheep

    Ciaran McGuinnessCiaran McGuinnessPäivä sitten
  • WTF is this???? ASKING FOR A FRIEND?

  • DOES IT HAVE GIANT BOOBIES!!?... "it does yea"

    AleAlePäivä sitten
  • TIL; Matt knows what it’s like to not have room in his box.

    usmcpandausmcpandaPäivä sitten
  • I need a shirt that says in space no one can hear your bleat

    Shadow CuSidheShadow CuSidhePäivä sitten
  • I love these peeps but man, they roll a hack of a lot of nat 20's.

    Ian ShonamanIan ShonamanPäivä sitten
  • "Just you and me titties" is my new favorite CR quote of all time.

    Elden WardenElden WardenPäivä sitten
  • Put M9 into water, receive a lot of pee jokes

    mjjjmjjjPäivä sitten
  • Ohh this episode has the right amount of puns and humor to become my actual favourite episode 🙈❤❤ Also sheeps are my favourite animal soooo 🐑🐑

    Vale :3Vale :3Päivä sitten
  • I've got... mutton.

    Algor LangeauxAlgor LangeauxPäivä sitten
  • 1:05:50 I was listening to this episode on headphones while shopping in the grocery store. This entire scene was peak dnd, but Caleb's "...he's behind me isn't he?" made me just burst out in laughter in the middle of the grocery store.

    NamikaNamikaPäivä sitten
  • I fuckin love this show

    ya9752ya9752Päivä sitten
  • Sam Riegel to the rescue once again!

    CoinriochtCoinriochtPäivä sitten
  • Jester could have used the Disengage action while leaving to avoid the opportunity attack, right?

    Big DreamBig DreamPäivä sitten
  • Now imagine they didn't fix Devexian. Nobody would tell them where to go, and they would arrive at the Immensus Gate far too late. Cree and Luc would have been in Cognouza for a long time. (Remember that M9 arrived exactly when Takers finished the preparations.)

    Kazik MajsterKazik MajsterPäivä sitten
  • 1:21:55 "You shut your mouth Matthew Mercer! You sit on a throne of lies!"

    Little MermaidLittle MermaidPäivä sitten
  • With caduceus powerful build feature he should have been able to carry essek no problem since his strength counts as a creature one size category bigger for carrying capacity

    Charlie BaklavaCharlie Baklava2 päivää sitten
  • Trevis before Sprarty - Fu*king Arch-fey! Trevis after Sprarty - Fu*king Arch-weasel!

    Antonio de Moraes AzianiAntonio de Moraes Aziani2 päivää sitten
  • I did it I caught up. Now I don't know what to watch anymore.

    Art HybridsArt Hybrids2 päivää sitten
  • Not that I'm trying to rush things but I'm curious if there will be a third campaign. My favorite part is getting to know the new characters. And I like it when they are low level.

    Kenny MontyKenny Monty2 päivää sitten
  • The half second there before Lucien jumps through the portal shows why the M9's group dynamic of rule by committee fails sometimes. You could see Matt hesitating seeing if anyone was going to do anything, but everyone is so concerned about taking a chance or doing something the rest of the group will object to, they all just do nothing. Gotta roll the dice sometimes people!

    Mike McArtorMike McArtor2 päivää sitten
  • so veth's ginormous boobeys are canon?

    NanomaddNanomadd2 päivää sitten
  • Sprinkle is the somnovom, his 3rd thing

    Rj WilsonRj Wilson2 päivää sitten
  • What program are they using for their character sheets?

    oreospapaoreospapa2 päivää sitten
    • Dnd beyond

      Follow the howlFollow the howlPäivä sitten
  • Hot flashes?

    andrew jackandrew jack2 päivää sitten
  • I like many, have been trying to catch up to critical role. Now I have, I realize that Thursday will never be the same again....

    VinnypopVinnypop2 päivää sitten
  • Now I need to make a plushie of a ginger sheep with a blue scarf.

    Jamie MountainJamie Mountain2 päivää sitten
  • Guys, after _years_ of being behind I'd finally caught up with the show and can now freely watch all fan content without fear of spoilers! Onto watching oneshots and specials that I'd skipped to catch up quicker!

    elecampaneelecampane2 päivää sitten
  • Critical recap music always reminds me of Fable.

    Gh0StF1sHGh0StF1sH2 päivää sitten
  • 2:43:11

    DominicDominic2 päivää sitten

    ScorchHellfireScorchHellfire2 päivää sitten
  • 3:32:24 KRONK!

    ScorchHellfireScorchHellfire2 päivää sitten
  • 3:28:57 Maybe I'm weird, but I find it quite cute that Liam get's Laura's attention by addressing her as "Jester." xD

    ScorchHellfireScorchHellfire2 päivää sitten
  • Just finished the episode, Sam Riegel saving the campaign with a magic hand again.

    Matheus Filipe CostaMatheus Filipe Costa2 päivää sitten
  • I come from Poland and I must admit that your adventures were ideally suited to the examples of the essay on exams (Matura) for me.

    Czarna RóżaCzarna Róża2 päivää sitten
  • Nice to know that even if you guys forgot that jester has left sprinkle to the big tree on xhorhouse and continued to just go with it being there with jester all the time as the story goes. Now sprinkle has become something of some use storywise.

    Tenshieiko「天使栄光」Tenshieiko「天使栄光」2 päivää sitten
  • Can we take a moment to appreciate the lengths Artagan went to for jester? I mean, he transformed himself into a weasel so that Jester wouldn't be alone, AS WELL AS going through so much as said weasel!

    Little Big WeirdoLittle Big Weirdo2 päivää sitten
  • I swore I would never return to the comment section but SPRINKLE WHAT~!!!!!!!asadasdasdzxcva

    R.M. LopezcartoonsR.M. Lopezcartoons2 päivää sitten
  • Ok. Love the show and I watch it as soon as I can. Love the actors. Love the DM. Love the story. Now that being said. Can someone help Yasha with her character ? Every session she is trouble with her stats, counting, or the weapons and bonuses she has. This is annoying. Maybe a paper with recaps of what she has would be great to help her out.

    Gaëlick LE DOHERGaëlick LE DOHER2 päivää sitten
  • The don’t come out the closet joke at 1:00:00made me laugh so ducking hard I swear

    Isabel NatIsabel Nat2 päivää sitten
  • Holy crap, took me a moment to get The Room references. Amazing.

    Barney Atkinson-SaulBarney Atkinson-Saul2 päivää sitten
  • Lucien: usual display of power and cockiness Cad: color shade「(°ヘ°)

    Halusin JackbowHalusin Jackbow2 päivää sitten
  • Sprinkle revealed to be Artegan. Fekkin' called it.

    Curtis GallantCurtis Gallant3 päivää sitten
  • So I have done it. It has taken me a year, but I have watched all of Campaign 1 and now I am up to date. I have joined the current crew! Is it Thursday yet?

    Timothy BurbageTimothy Burbage3 päivää sitten
  • wow this episode is just all of the geek references.

    Morgan StuartMorgan Stuart3 päivää sitten
  • I just found this like, this week. I'm still back at Episode 19. I will catch up to you all, eventually. So far, I love it! I can't help yelling at you all when you do something that I would have done completely differently, or shouting with approval when you say EXACTLY what I'd say! I haven't actually played in years, but this has me wishing I could join you. Please keep it up, because I can't wait to catch up. Also, when I do catch up, I'm going back to watch the first campaign between episodes! Love you all so so much!

    kajirapetkajirapet3 päivää sitten
  • what society wouldn't fund research on real life quicksaves and loads?

    EmilioEmilio3 päivää sitten
  • well i was half right about sprinkle, i figured he'de be the endgame bbg some how, who knows, maybe i'm still right....

    Morgan StuartMorgan Stuart3 päivää sitten
  • Man the difference in mentality between players and DM is hilarious. Like, how are the party surprised that once Lucien got ahead, he used their same tactics against them? Honestly, made for a super intense and exciting sequence! Besides at this point as they've already pointed out it's only Lucien and Cree left, of course those two are going to use every opportunity to offset the disadvantage they have in numbers.

    Aaron van LoonAaron van Loon3 päivää sitten
  • they gotta stop having marisha do the talking. shes so fucking dumb oh my god

    KarashoteKarashote3 päivää sitten

    FreyjaFreyja3 päivää sitten
  • 51:15 For guidance I just imagine Jester giving Essek a light pat on the rump 🤣

    Jennie22.0Jennie22.03 päivää sitten
  • Sparty Spice

    Chris BurnsChris Burns3 päivää sitten
  • That ending was amazing! Thanks for the adventure.

    Helos 9Helos 93 päivää sitten
  • Ashley: "I have no room in my box anymore." *immediately looks at Laura, waiting*

    2Bears High52Bears High53 päivää sitten
  • Probability of 10d10 being greater or equal than 71 is 0.0096 so just about 1%

    Timo RutanenTimo Rutanen3 päivää sitten
  • So sad that Sam won’t be able to make “Sprinkle has been dead for years” jokes anymore.

    Zach O’BrienZach O’Brien3 päivää sitten
  • Y'all remember how Molly became more and more Lucien as time went on (ie, recovering his blood hunter powers, that sort of unconscious memory)? Wonder if Lucien is becoming more and more Molly as time goes on. This episode had him twitchier than normal, making circus references, the whole "long may I reign" callback. I for one am suspicious.

    Brynn DavidsonBrynn Davidson3 päivää sitten
  • *Spoilers* This is a perfect example of the players letting shit happen because they don't want to interrupt the DM. No one tried to stop the portal opening or enact any of their plans or idea's. (I haven't finished at the time of writing this, Lucien just opened the portal while M9 stood their and did nothing)

    AsherandaiAsherandai3 päivää sitten
  • Most Adorable Retcon EVER!!!

    Ciaran McGuinnessCiaran McGuinness3 päivää sitten
  • I still can't but think there's got to be an element of the Far Realm involved here, a psychic storm couldn't just mutate thousands of people into a city, drive them insane yes, cause their minds to meld yes, but changing the physiology of the entire city and its residents to become one mass of screaming teeth, eyes and tentacles, that sounds like something that could only happen with an Eldritch influence

    Ciaran McGuinnessCiaran McGuinness3 päivää sitten
  • Holy shit, I actually caught up

    Ash MedlinAsh Medlin3 päivää sitten
  • Okay correct me if I'm wrong but Entire cities should NOT shiver and quiff like that

    je_suis_christje_suis_christ3 päivää sitten
  • "The Traveler says impulse purchases are always a good decision"

    Mateo ChavezMateo Chavez4 päivää sitten
  • I love that Sam cut all his hair off and thought: "This could be an amazing bit prop."

    KawaiiUwu SenpaiKawaiiUwu Senpai4 päivää sitten
  • If the sprinkle reveal wasn't reckon Matt has been sitting on this for 105 episodes passing Sam's flying broom stunt. Has riegel lost his title as master of the long con?

    Bréad BoyBréad Boy4 päivää sitten
  • When they animate this it'll be intense

    Goodstorms GamesGoodstorms Games4 päivää sitten
  • Essek and Caleb: finding the secret to time travel, and both obviously considering its use. Jester: I concur (please don't fucking break time you guys)

    abbsnn coseabbsnn cose4 päivää sitten
  • 58:34 Nice, so campaign 3. The Caleb time travels and impedes his parent's deaths but then the Mighty Nine have to play the whole campaign again without him.

    Matheus Filipe CostaMatheus Filipe Costa4 päivää sitten
    • Why have i just discovered this epic show?

      abbsnn coseabbsnn cose4 päivää sitten
  • I think it took me about 2 years, but I have FINALLY caught up to the current episode... which I have mixed feelings about... lol

    Angela BeaupreAngela Beaupre4 päivää sitten
  • Is it me or is M9 getting worse at executing plans? Like stick to your guns stop getting distracted by Matt's voice and honey pots.

    discrtidunkwndiscrtidunkwn4 päivää sitten
    • @Follow the howl ahahaha meant M9, I'll change

      discrtidunkwndiscrtidunkwn4 päivää sitten
    • Vox machina? 🧐

      Follow the howlFollow the howl4 päivää sitten
  • Caleb: as soon as I hear Beauregard talk I’m gonna cast dispel magic Beau: talks at length Caleb: lets lucien summon a huge elemental and open the portal and go through

    Tristan SellersTristan Sellers4 päivää sitten
  • Love this crew, but it’s amazing they get anything done at all. It’s just disjointed chaos most of the time. Mercer must stay up restless nights wondering how to keep them alive week to week without being too heavy handed 🤫

    Groovy _DGroovy _D4 päivää sitten
  • when veth is tiny does she get fury of the small back

    Bella DillashawBella Dillashaw4 päivää sitten
  • They need to pull out Molly’s deck and show/use it with Lucien. I bet the deck triggers something

    Travis DavidsonTravis Davidson4 päivää sitten
    • @Travis Davidson nah jester gave him a reading :) And that was his first sign of twitching and uneasiness, he was really spooked after that for a bit

      Follow the howlFollow the howl3 päivää sitten
    • @Follow the howl I thought that they pulled it out, but didn't have Lucien interact with it at all? I thought he just kinda looked at it

      Travis DavidsonTravis Davidson4 päivää sitten
    • They done that whilst first travelling with the tomb takers :)

      Follow the howlFollow the howl4 päivää sitten
  • Trophy for the most clutch use of Mage Hand ! Sam Riegel !

    BarazBaraz4 päivää sitten
  • OMG, astral sheep shifting !

    BarazBaraz4 päivää sitten
  • Anyone else extremely nervous with the way that Lucien just sometimes stares at Caleb?!?!?!?!?

    Just Another Angsty TeenJust Another Angsty Teen4 päivää sitten
  • Now that we know Artagan is the weasel. All I can picture is the anime Negima. With the wizard and his perverted ferret or weasel lol. I can't unsee it.

    roxel millianroxel millian4 päivää sitten
  • Man i hope someone plays a wildmagic sorcerer next campaign

    Kevin CullenKevin Cullen4 päivää sitten
  • My god... I've caught up. I now have to... Wait... Is it Thursday yet?

    marajade101marajade1014 päivää sitten
  • i see marisha's contribution to RP is still just "i have girlfriend" god damn we fucking get it

    KarashoteKarashote4 päivää sitten
  • Calamb.

    OlioH _OlioH _4 päivää sitten
  • Why have i just discovered this epic show?

    zer0edgyzer0edgy4 päivää sitten
  • 1:10:40 Ooh, I wanne reskin a beholder as a group of Care Bears now!

    LokNWykLeerLokNWykLeer4 päivää sitten