Duplicity | Critical Role | Campaign 2, Episode 55

  • Published on Mar 18, 2019
  • The Mighty Nein engage in an intense battle with some nasty fiends below the city of Asarius as they search for the source of the rifts.
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  • Flando Maltrizian
    Flando Maltrizian 4 months ago +2213

    HEY, there might be some SPOILERS under the thing
    1:20 Sam helps out my job search
    4:45 Critiquing Marisha’s notes
    10:25 Intro cinematic
    12:00 Episode Starts
    15:20 Recap Ends
    18:25 Nott’s weakness
    22:35 First battle begins
    25:40 Marisha’s football sounds
    37:00 Not sure if that was Beau or Marisha
    38:30 Charge blindly
    40:40 Messing with Fjord
    44:35 Messages from beyond the veil
    45:25 Called a quasit
    48:35 Stay (feat. Nott)
    50:25 Detect Dicks
    53:45 Suspicious high five
    55:20 I don’t cat with my paw, I cat with my heart
    59:05 Looking for Nott
    1:03:10 Caleb betrays the party
    1:07:15 Second battle begins
    1:10:50 Zemnian joke
    1:12:20 Metagaming pigeon
    1:15:35 Picking spells to kill the party
    1:20:00 A great spell to celebrate the Kickstarter
    1:22:35 Bidet
    1:37:55 Luckily, Fjord was useless
    1:42:00 Eeeldrith blasts
    1:51:15 Break Starts
    1:52:05 A message from Ashley
    2:00:20 Art Montage
    2:013:50 Break Ends
    2:15:50 The final battle begins
    2:22:45 Return of the rhymes
    2:24:10 That was a pun too far
    2:32:20 HDYWTDT
    2:35:25 Sam, don’t be vulgar with Laura
    2:43:25 Marisha monks Liam
    2:45:50 Punch Liam for luck
    2:46:40 Sam has the power to ruin rolls
    2:59:15 YEEHAW
    3:08:30 Make Ashley kill Caleb
    3:18:00 It’ll be better when we’re dead
    3:20:55 Fudge, man
    3:25:10 The most devastating rhyme yet
    3:37:00 Matt is accidentally the worst
    3:32:10 Yasha finally listens
    3:46:55 UP THE BUTT
    3:51:20 Caleb gets a turn
    3:53:35 HDYWTDT
    4:03:30 HDYWTDT (twice in one shot!)
    4:05:05 Saving a life
    4:07:25 Cad gets his vision
    4:08:45 Max blood effects
    4:25:10 Episode Ends
    Twitch live viewership of this episode peaked around 55,000 people. The in-game start date for the episode was the 20th of Horisal 836. Sam’s flask says, “What Would Rammstein Do?”
    The 7.5-million-dollar mark has been passed. If they get to 8.8 in the next month, we get the full Briarwood arc.
    Any moments I missed? Feel free to post them here. Is it Thursday yet?

    • Lightning Point
      Lightning Point 2 days ago

      3:26:35 Beau converts to Travelerism

    • Joseph Sawczyn
      Joseph Sawczyn 11 days ago +1

      2:13:50 Break Ends

    • Davis Straus
      Davis Straus 21 day ago +1

      Just a weird glitch I noticed but the time stamp for when the break ends is 2 separate things (just a happy accident) the actual break ends at 2:13:05

    • GasMaskTrenchCoat
      GasMaskTrenchCoat 25 days ago

      4:13:15 That's a lot of head

    • Brianna Rebich
      Brianna Rebich Month ago

      4:43:00 fjord is shook

  • bigcas78
    bigcas78 9 hours ago

    This is harrowing

  • antwone94250
    antwone94250 15 hours ago

    2:36:17 "now yous can't leave"

  • Chad H
    Chad H Day ago

    I must of misheard Caleb first death saving throw when he rolled, thought he said a 1 and a 6 which is a fail, then Yasha attacks and hits twice for him losing his last two saving throwing killing him out right, but the next turn Knott pours a hp in his mouth and saves him. He is dead

    • Chad H
      Chad H Day ago

      Ya he did, found someone that linked when Travis goes crazy over the roll and he failed, then auto failed the next 2 from attacks, he should be dead

  • Gavin Kennedy
    Gavin Kennedy Day ago

    Yasha never uses her dispell magic

  • Hundred Headed Hydra

    on captions
    (blows tired raspberry)

  • Firecold2000
    Firecold2000 2 days ago

    how come this vid has no ads?

  • Nathan Wilburn
    Nathan Wilburn 2 days ago

    Aaaaaand that's why you have 2 clerics

  • David Parkes
    David Parkes 3 days ago

    "I've got Yasha on my ass, just not in the way i've been dreaming." Beauregard. 28th of Horisal. 836.

  • Simone de Vries
    Simone de Vries 3 days ago

    Bookmark: 2:50:00

  • Wonderland AfterHours

    Jesus, they played this fight really poorly. Not to mention the shitty rolls.

  • ChBrahm
    ChBrahm 3 days ago

    Holy shit guys!

  • Lightning Point
    Lightning Point 3 days ago

    34:38 - 35:55
    Axe-murderer Jester is best Jester.

  • Jesse Ward
    Jesse Ward 3 days ago +2

    I love the Zombiecide Black Plague reference. Killer nuns are awesome

  • Fanatic Proxy
    Fanatic Proxy 5 days ago

    What would Rammstein do?
    Feuer Frie!

  • Owen Keable
    Owen Keable 5 days ago


    Watches Caleb get charmed, party wondering what they're gonna do, *Laughs in Oath of Devotion Paladin who can;t be charmed and has +4 to all saves*

  • Henry Statitovski
    Henry Statitovski 5 days ago

    2:03:27 Broregard

  • Henry Statitovski
    Henry Statitovski 5 days ago +2

    If the Mighty Nein let Nugget die, I swear to the Lord on high I am travelling to Exandria myself and resurrecting him.

  • Squishy matchbox
    Squishy matchbox 6 days ago



  • Freddy Plays
    Freddy Plays 6 days ago

    I’m only an hour in so fast, but hen Caleb does that thing that he does with all the fire, shouldn’t Jester have only taken half damage? Tieflings have fire resistance, no? If she did, and I missed it, then disregard!

  • Austyn Tanner
    Austyn Tanner 7 days ago

    *plays part where Marisha elbows Liam in the face on repeat*

  • Ashuthosh Sheelavanth

    The fact that they didn't just focus down yasha and wail on her until she snapped out of it or for knocked out is so nail biting, and infuriating. This episode is filled with so much dread, and I still have like 20 mins

  • Orglod
    Orglod 8 days ago

    Only i miss talison doing tons of damage?
    His wit is wasted in a cleric..

    • Henry Statitovski
      Henry Statitovski 5 days ago

      But not in his 20 wisdom score. It's a good tradeoff, imo. Miss some damage, gain the definition of roleplay.

  • Tim Gray
    Tim Gray 8 days ago +2

    Taliesin's jaw tension could have powered a small town in that final fight.

  • Matt J
    Matt J 9 days ago

    Wana help us out big boy?
    Me: Begone thot!

  • Eh
    Eh 9 days ago

    Beauregard rushes in

  • Joseph Sawczyn
    Joseph Sawczyn 11 days ago

    Probable the best opportunity for another player death....and ya'll didn't kill Bau

  • Thomas Clifford
    Thomas Clifford 11 days ago

    I love it when Matt says "im so sorry". You know he isn't he's just happy they didn't screw up his plans at the word go. ahah

    CAPGOD1 11 days ago

    Its too bad no one else has counter spell for Caleb’s fire 😏

  • Gergbu
    Gergbu 12 days ago

    So attracted to Marisha in this episode. She's got a glow and is hot as fuck.
    Awesome fight too! Poor Talisan.

  • The Void Potato
    The Void Potato 12 days ago

    Bookmark 4:15:08

  • CheshireMegan
    CheshireMegan 12 days ago

    I just keep wanting to yell at Laura and Matt that Teiflings are fire resistant!!! Ack not great for my cubicle mates.

  • GreenCold
    GreenCold 12 days ago

    Critical Role can literally cure depression

  • jones81381
    jones81381 13 days ago

    Man watching this episode is so rough. Effects that take control away from the players feel so bad and are incredibly frustrating, and charming yasha was the smartest and most diabolical thing matt could have done.

  • CommanderLemur
    CommanderLemur 13 days ago

    Did Jester forget that she has fire resistance as a tiefling

    • CommanderLemur
      CommanderLemur 10 days ago

      @Shocktroll That would make alot of sense

    • Shocktroll
      Shocktroll 10 days ago +1

      Pretty sure they’ve swapped her fire resistance for cold resistance, and her hellish rebuke does cold damage as well.

  • gabry8998
    gabry8998 13 days ago

    I know quite late compared to the publishing of the vid, but it kinda of bothers me that one hit while at 0 hp makes 2 death saving throw when the rules say 1.
    Fantastic episode overall, really intense.

  • Phillip Burke
    Phillip Burke 13 days ago

    I just have to say this. I really dislike Taliesin's stumbling and fumbling when deciding what to do in key moments. He is an old school D&D player, and should be used to the flow of the game. It's Orion 2.0, trying to get way more than is possible out of a turn, and taking waaay to long to do it. Just my personal opinion as a fan of the show.

  • Kyouko Tsukino
    Kyouko Tsukino 14 days ago

    3:00 Liam has math and rules, and I'm used to fascism, I live in South America. Vote Liam!
    15:00 Screaming: Nott a response to everything.
    46:00 "Undead" Nott apparently has the same perception as regular Nott.
    50:00 Jester's dick sense is tingling. Or throbbing. Whichever works best.
    1:03:00 Caleb Fireballing those he cares about? Not sure if mind control or a relapse.
    1:08:00 Fjord, Ukutoa and Abyssal Fuckboy together? Sounds like a threesome.
    1:10:00 Silly Nott... Facts don't works as punchlines against the ones you're joking about.
    1:15:00 Always help your DM. Specially when charmed and trying to kill your friends/party members.
    1:20:00 Beacon of Dope. Yeaaaaah man... Far out!
    1:23:00 Caleb has been studying Musclemancy.
    1:25:00 That roll was faceriver-worthy.
    1:36:30 Fjord gets DM mocked. Except not really. Or was he? No, he wasn't.
    1:47:00 Travis can't afjord tp waste time on things like looking at his own inventory.
    2:17:00 The succubus avanti-can't charm Fjord.
    2:23:30 Beau would hit a lady. Not that she's hitting one right now. That succubus is gonna get trampled.
    2:27:30 Dead is Jester's favored terrain.
    2:32:00 Nott The Sniper, kill-stealing Beau. Rude.
    2:36:00 Considering the description, attack range and "oh shit he's huge" factors, I'm not sure that monster being trapped there with them is a good thing.
    2:46:00 It's not just random bad luck, it's Sam that makes Marisha roll badly. See, always a logical explanation for everything! Also, the moon landing was filmed by aliens. And watermelons are large rocks.
    2:51:00 Sam: "He probably has like six hundred hit points."
    Silly man, always underestimating his foes.
    2:56:00 Beau "That'ssss sssome nice attacksss you got there. It would ssssuck if sssomeone went and sssssstunned you."
    2:57:00 Yasha, the least noticeable NPC in a fight, no matter which side she is helping.
    3:04:00 "This is the part of the fight where we suck." So the rest of the fight, dead dog, fireball to the face, charm-a-thon, all that was the M9 being good?
    ... Wait, he's actually right. That was less of a clusterfuck than usual.
    3:08:50 The creature is now down to four digits of health points. Keep it uo guys, you can win this!
    3:14:00 Seeing Caleb down awakened the parkour goblin inside Nott. She is now Nott, Good At Parkour.
    3:23:40 Caduceus took Fudgesickle when he leveled up. That's a nice spell. Yeah... Nice.
    3:25:00 Sam wants a kickregard to the nutsregard.
    3:32:00 You know things are not going well when the best thing you heard the whole battle is your beaten-up cleric saying "I have Revivify prepared."
    3:47:00 Jester follows the "kills before heals" school of cleric thought.
    3:48:00 An Incubus. Trying to charm Beau. Yeah.... I didn't expect that to work, she already banged a succubus against a wall.
    3:51:00 Caleb Widogast (real name!) needs no clerics. Caleb Widogast can just will himself back to life. They say he once faced off against Gandalf and Dumbledore at the same time, because he was in the mood for sparring with weaklings.
    3:53:00 Yeah, punching a creature in the dick hard enough, demonic or not, will usually not end up well for them. Also, she went full Kano. Never go full Kano.
    3:57:00 Good thing they still had a cleric up and ready to heal. Yay for Yasha, one of two clerics in the party besides Deuce.
    4:03:00 That went from "Yay explosive arrow!" to "Oh shit? Explosive arrow!" faster than you can say "What the hell, Sam?"
    4:05:00 I could joke about Jester's imaginary friends, but they're helping bring Deuce back so I won't.
    4:21:00 Beau found a pair of shock gloves from Legend of Korra. Since Yasha is the "wind girl," would this make Beau Asami?

  • Kiwaldo
    Kiwaldo 14 days ago

    I am loving this use of the BFA soundtrack. Too bad they left pirate town so fucking quickly....would have been perfect for Freehold/Tirargarde Sound. EDIT: Also, this fucking well is that one spot in RPGs, normally one room, that you have to voluntarily go down to, and poke the bear to face that one fucking encounter that is auto TPK. Think going back and antagonizing Flemmeth as soon as Morrigan asks you to. EDIT2: As the episode progresses (At 3:34:00 now) this episode, almost as much as the Vecna fight, is giving me the heart palps. Holy FUCK. I hope they exorcised their dice after this.

  • Not Telling
    Not Telling 15 days ago

    Beau now has 3 of Nott's bolts

  • ohheyitstaylor Gray
    ohheyitstaylor Gray 15 days ago

    Fjord: fuck this shit I'm out, I'm a just grab my stuff and leave ~
    Me: warlocks aye *the most stereotypical Canadian accent ever *

  • Nicholas Salohcin
    Nicholas Salohcin 15 days ago

    holy fucking damn nott.

  • Jakub Neumann
    Jakub Neumann 16 days ago

    I miss the times when someone's character possibly dying was a bit less funny :(

    • Jakub Neumann
      Jakub Neumann 13 days ago

      ​@Will Harwood ruclip.com/video/UiiBBQjmzM4/video.html
      The whole mood is very different in my opinion. I just miss it I guess.

    • Will Harwood
      Will Harwood 13 days ago

      1. It's a lot of nervous laughter 2. They knew they had Revivify prepped

  • Bill Kennedy
    Bill Kennedy 16 days ago

    When you're a party of adventurers but don't spend any money or time on the tools of your trade.

  • Chrissi Proch
    Chrissi Proch 16 days ago

    3:48:54 sooooo smooth :D

  • Michał Jaros
    Michał Jaros 17 days ago

    Could someone send Travis to a fucking allergologist already? I mean I want to puke each time he does his hobo snort in the middle of an intense scene. I really don't understand, how a bunch of super talented an pro voice actors is ok with so much shit decreasing the aesthetic quality of a great show? (Snorting, crunching, people unwrapping candy when already on air) ??

  • Danny Dart
    Danny Dart 17 days ago

    You're not my type: 3:48:27

  • FatNinjaWalrus
    FatNinjaWalrus 18 days ago

    Jesus did someone let Will Wheaton into the studio some time before this episode these rolls are the WORST

  • Jamesyjables
    Jamesyjables 18 days ago

    Shouldn't caleb have died? You don't regain death saves until you leave combat, so when he went down the second time and failed a death save that should've been it due to Yasha hitting him and giving him 2 auto fails

  • David Bodor
    David Bodor 19 days ago +2

    Holy shot this was tense...of all the times to forget rules and spells and stuff, this was not the time...
    Nott would have attacked immediately after the guiding bolt before the guy moved if he had remembered the advantage rules. Thankfully Laura was smart enough to keep a spell slot...

  • Artby johnedward
    Artby johnedward 19 days ago

    Taliesen was about to die again lmfao thank goodness Jester exists

  • Sawyer Matteson
    Sawyer Matteson 21 day ago

    Shouldn’t Jester have taken half damage from the fire blast because of Tiefling Fire resistance?

    • saphira5149
      saphira5149 20 days ago

      It was mentioned somewhere (I want to say an episode of Talks Machina around the time they found out about the Gentleman being her father, or maybe a panel, can't remember), but Jester's fire resistance and fire damage for her Hellish Rebuke were changed to cold damage because her father was a water genasi.

  • David R
    David R 21 day ago

    Matt really pulled out some cheaty shyte on this one

  • Shadowsun
    Shadowsun 21 day ago

    I don't understand why they never flank enemies to give each other advantage. So many of their movements and actions seem like a random mess that they just happen to come out on top at the end.

  • Sam Boone
    Sam Boone 21 day ago

    Ok, isnt it correct that yasha couldn't be charmed cause she was raging?

  • BeardedKoala
    BeardedKoala 21 day ago

    A little late but I have been playing catch up on the series, but shouldn't duci have died prior to sam shooting him? He lost two saving throws when yasha hit him when he went down and then two more when the inccubus hit him, so at 4 down prior to Nott shooting his arrow. Wouldn't have chabged much i don't think BUT sam wasnt the one who full downed duci...

  • Apollo
    Apollo 21 day ago +4


    • Alex Orjuela
      Alex Orjuela 15 days ago

      In theory it happened but revivify

    • deffdefying
      deffdefying 19 days ago +1

      imagine your second character having exactly the same lifespan as your first, all because a stressed alcohol child decided an explosive arrow in an enclosed space was a brilliant idea

  • Feyra Hide
    Feyra Hide 22 days ago

    Omfg taliesins face when Laura brings him back I'm fucking dying

  • Nes
    Nes 23 days ago +1

    So... how manny rounds of total mahem did that pupper just lie between aoe's uncontiosely but spared?

    Al the group's luck must had ben syphoned into himm nott getting hitt.

  • MCSquared
    MCSquared 23 days ago

    3:42:20 immigrant song plays

  • Travis Mcallister
    Travis Mcallister 23 days ago

    Pouring her drink. Laura i have only seen her that pissed once.

  • Soco Napleura
    Soco Napleura 24 days ago +6

    We all know Travis is a buff boy
    But, Liam's flexed arms are just OOF, BOY

  • OdinTGE
    OdinTGE 24 days ago

    I am most sad that Liam didn't know you can end a spell you're concentrating on at literally any time. You don't have to wait until your own turn.

  • Calculon88
    Calculon88 25 days ago

    seriously, why do they continue to include Ashley's character? its so pointless now. Just put Yasha into retirement till she can return. She doesnt even use play remotely. I cringe everytime Travis has to play her turn as well. It honesly hurts the story and her character.

  • Rudolfs Osmanis
    Rudolfs Osmanis 25 days ago +3

    "I load explosive arrow and hold my action till my friends are in melee..."

  • Chris Johnson
    Chris Johnson 26 days ago

    Interesting note... Revivify is the ONLY spell that does NOT require the target to be willing to be resurrected.
    IN THEORY... you could resurrect an enemy for interrogation, kill him/her throughout torture, and repeat until you get your information you wanted. Brutal

  • Chris Johnson
    Chris Johnson 26 days ago +1

    “And every Rogue out there will know how to use Sneak Attack”
    -Liam O’Brian
    (I do this all the time too, not calling Sam our, just saying WotC could have been clearer in the PHB)

  • Anone Amose
    Anone Amose 27 days ago

    Need to get this off my chest.

  • GhostFuGaming
    GhostFuGaming 28 days ago

    4:45 lol travis!

  • Leesh B
    Leesh B 29 days ago +7

    Jester closing the rift and then shouting down the demon, absolutely perfect