Chapter 8: Players and Pieces

RWBY: Chapter 8: Players and Pieces

RWBY is a new animated series from Rooster Teeth, directed by Monty Oum. The story focuses on a group of four girls in their first year at a legendary academy where they will learn to fight monsters.

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  • Justin-Thadick FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold flash

    2 weeks ago

    beautiful episode

  • Didd23

    1 month ago

    People have commented in the past about how the fights are never as good as they were in the first season. That may be because of the sharp learning curve at Beacon. They learn how to take down enemies quickly and efficiently, they learn weaknesses, and they also get stronger. So it's not really a surprise when they start taking down grimm like they're nothing.

  • yairzucker FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Light

    1 month ago

    Okay. 3 years later, I watched this episode well over 20 times. Still can't tell what Ruby says in 4:45. "Horrible knees"?

    • IntenseAutism

      1 month ago

      She says "Normal Knees" 

    • CharlieDinge FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 month ago

      she says "normal Knees" which is a reference to the first episode where she tells her sister that she doesn’t want to stand out or be the “bee’s knees”.


  • SylveonSerenade

    1 month ago

    Jokes aside, I ALWAYS get chills as she drags the big ass bird up the cliff. Go Ruby.


  • SylveonSerenade

    1 month ago

    NO CAPES!

  • Falkyn FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 months ago

    I just realized the reason they ended up on the teams they did was because of the relics they picked....Yang and Ruby both picked the cute little pony.


    • Falkyn FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 months ago

      I also just realized it tells you this at the end of the episode....this is what happens when you watch the first two seasons on netflix.....

  • uziel117 Uziel117

    2 months ago

    Definitely my favorite episode of the first volume! That last fight is amazing.
    Also Yang is hilarious =p

  • dubious8701 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 months ago

    RUBY! YANG! NORA! XD

  • TheRandomHuntsmanRWBY

    4 months ago

    what happened to weiss' eye? also season one was the best in my opinion.

    • Klorix

      4 months ago

      Do you mean her scar? Did you watch the trailers? You should.  simple_smile

    • TheRandomHuntsmanRWBY

      3 months ago

      I only watched the red trailer

  • Bismuth73 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    4 months ago

    This episode put RWBY on the map, so to speak. From the action to the humor to the story development, this episode is the gem of Season One.

  • soultalon

    4 months ago

    oh wtf. Haha is phyra wearing heels??? How does she fight!? 

  • CalibarFT

    7 months ago

    No Capes!

    • animalia

      7 months ago

      Or at least easily detachable capes

  • DavidCalc FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    8 months ago

    New Olympic Sport: Bird Decapitation Wall Sprinting

    • Robert-StefanikJr_92 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      7 months ago

      just image the training work out

  • JakeNakfoor

    11 months ago

    Yang's lines are the best.

    "How bout a cute little pony?!"

    "Great! The gang's all here. Now we can die together!"

  • JauneArcSwag

    1 year ago

    Does anyone else think that Ozpin sounds like he is trying to hold in a laugh at 11:48 when he says "congratulations young man" to Jaune?

  • Leonator666

    1 year ago

    This show somehow feels like a video game, in which the bosses are taking more and more hits, but survive until they do not have any healthpoints anymore

  • authormartin FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Ranger of the Wilds

    1 year ago

    Hand's down the best episode of Volume One.

  • RWBYANG

    1 year ago

    Still after 3 Volume's this is one of the best episodes. Definitely my favorite from Volume 1 for sure. I remember how much everyone loved this episode when it came out.

  • Fourteenth_Eagle

    1 year ago

    That bird fight was so Shadow of the Colossus, especially when Blake fell

  • Typhoon5130

    1 year ago

    possibily the best RWBY fight scene ever!

  • Bumblebee24GambolShroud

    1 year ago

    That last battle scene is still the best!

  • Orrenman FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Don't Call it a Comeback

    1 year ago

    D: they cut its head off! that's terrible!

  • sliverripper

    1 year ago

    Gave me chills looking at the end of battle scene

  • ZorichTheElvish FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zor

    1 year ago

    please tell me I'm not the only one that watched the last battle scene a million times

  • TormentSpecter FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Just like have fun:)

    1 year ago

    AWESOME.....

  • MrEpical

    1 year ago

    What is it with Rooster Teeth and jumping off rubble AS it's breaking? First in Red VS Blue, now this?

    • UNOwen

      1 year ago

      It is (or was) a thing with Monty Oum. Watch the Dead Fantasy videos and you'll see why.

    • lomarivosa FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      It just looks awesome! That's as much thought as you need to put into it. :)

  • AndrewBooker

    1 year ago

    still by far my favourite episode of rwby

  • Luna5770

    1 year ago

    "Think you can make the shot?" "Humph, can I." "Can yo-" "Of course I can"

  • Jaworth

    1 year ago

    That moment when the bird's head comes off and the epic song hits a finishing chord. Is it even possible to not get goosebumps every time that plays?

  • PlebGump FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    This is always the video I find myself coming back to because its so bloody awesome!

  • Cfee50 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    FUCK YOU @TylerChurch2

  • Dafox117

    2 years ago

    Awesome! FAR from disapointed

  • Arbiter24

    2 years ago

    Dammit Nora!

  • Kalathanon FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    So Nora might be hyperactive and a little crazy but if she can launch Jaune like she did and if her primary weapon is a grenade launcher then she probably has a very good understanding of calculus... or she is just really lucky.

    Also why is there not a "I have a plan" shirt with Ruby on it or something, so much potential.

  • YuriSchenkel

    2 years ago

    I just realized, they had to land in the forest from thousands of feet just a second ago, why didn't Ruby and Weiss use the same "landing strategy"?

  • keylan118

    2 years ago

    Act surprised, even though on the screen every leader has the first picture. 12:00

  • LucasDosSant

    2 years ago

    my fav are ruby,blake and juane blake are so mysterius,cool and strong too, and juane grow so much are one of the cool caracter and ruby i ts strong and face anything

  • TylerChurch2 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    0:34 how did they get on that bird? 0:55 apparently. 1:03 convenient timing is convenient. also no both ruby and Juane are dead. 1:40 why? that seemed to work really well. 1:48 that animation. 2:21 nora is a dick to yang by copying that angry ready to explode pose. 2:27 take what? all the happened was nora interrupted you and copied your little freak out stance. 2:37 sorry yang no luck. 2:49 oh ya Jaune i forgot about him he'll save the day.3:04 cartoon gravity. 3:08 Weiss sword as in the air, not attached to her waist in the last shot but is in this shot. 3:15 enter Pyhrra. 3:30 we didn't say we were worried ruby. okay i have a problem with this entire scene. i know the creatures of grimm are evil and all but they are still animals. That giant a-- crow would see that scorpion and think 'ooh lunch' and go after it, not the small a-- humans. 4:15 mean girl decides to be nice for a change to tell the audience that there is more to her than meets the eye. also ruby's cape was pinned to the ground in the last scene by the feather but isn't in this one. 5:01 so what did the crow just sit there and go 'oh they are having a moment. better not interrupt or anything.' 7:23 because physics. 8:02 uh no ruby and gang are dead. 8:28 okay what is it? 9:15 and hold that pose. 9:46 i know that plan even though i never heard any of it or was not close enough to hear you. 10:29 that is one epic manevuer so no sin. but what i want to know is, if kids with only combat training can do this, why do they need to train to become hunters and huntresses? if they can kick this much a-- without it? 10:55 hey guys how do i get down? 11:07 really yang? 11:49 that line right there tells us Ospin knows juane faked his transcripts but allows him to come anyway. 12:21 that's how you spell ruby. 12:58 why are these cards important? 13:18 cops and dumb cops

    • SarahOlivier29 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Canadian Girl

      1 year ago

      shut the fuck up already

    • lomarivosa FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      0:01 TylerChurch2 watches a Japanese style fantasy anime. Expects it to fit completely in the realm of reality and logic.

  • JazzyLemons

    2 years ago

    Ruby failed the great Edna. For she spokeuth unto her lambs "i said NO CAPES". and Ruby is kill almost immediatley

  • Kryaotic FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Have to say Yang, Pyrrha and Blake are my favorite characters, they just are awesome in so many ways! Yang is crazy strong, Pyrrha gives me a "Carolina" vibe and Blake is mysterious and quick when it comes to fighting. smiley0.gif

  • un0fficialtr

    2 years ago

    Fav episode!!!

  • jetroejuke14 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    So this episode has officially made Ruby and Nora my favorite characters. Both are super hyper and Neither is afraid of ANYTHING it seems.

  • AmyCowan

    2 years ago

    AWESOME, Lie Ren is my favorite (no stamina what so ever) but still my favorite.

  • Oreochema

    2 years ago

    This is still probably my favorite episode. Volume 2 Episode 1 is a very close second, though.

  • SerifMarak FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold I'm Your Daddy

    2 years ago

    "We're gonna need more men."
    Am I the only one that was hoping the thug would be like, 'Dude, how long have you been down here?'

  • willemXdeffo

    2 years ago

    i hate to say it but why does ruby's cape change lengths

  • shadela16

    2 years ago

    @Cam1949 Probably a little late now, but it's the 24th smiley4.gif

  • truffledude FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    @Cam1949 Around a week after RTX I think.

  • Kalathanon FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    @Tuggrknutz Same here, RWBY is the only one I like and I've seen most of them.

  • Cam1949

    2 years ago

    When is Season 2 coming out?!?!?