It's judge against judge when all four judges pick a past bladesmith to represent them in the ultimate battle for supremacy.
Four bladesmiths tee up for a never-before-seen challenge when they must harvest the steel from a vintage golf club to forge their signature blade.
The competitors are challenged with creating two blades in the first round. As the bladesmiths are pushed to their limits, this leads to another first: a hospital trip.
Four bladesmiths face a new twist in the first round when they learn they can't forge any blade in their own style, they must forge a karambit, a curved knife that resembles a claw.
Fans voted online to bring back four of their favorite craftsmen for a second shot at victory. Who will justify their fans' loyalty and conquer the competition as champion?
After two dramatic rounds of mishaps and mischief of forging a Kukri, two of the four original bladesmiths forge ahead in the final challenge to reproduce a distinctive African sword, the Akrafena.
Four bladesmiths are tasked with using odd shapes of mystery steel to forge a blade in their signature style. Then, the two that move to the final round must recreate the Talwar sword.
Four bladesmiths are welcomed to the forge with a curveball—they must utilize questionable steel from mining tools to forge a blade in their signature style. Two smiths survive to forge an intricately designed and deadly Italian sword, the Cinquedea.
Four competitors must demonstrate edged-weapon mastery when tasked with turning salvaged junkyard steel into a weapon. Only two forge ahead to the final round to recreate the legendary Charay sword.
Four previous competitors return to the forge for a second chance. The competitors must forge their signature blade using only the recycled steel from a jackhammer.
It's double the competitors and double the heat in this first ever team challenge. Masters compete alongside their apprentices as they are forced to take turns on the forge floor.
Four bladesmiths are given the challenge to forge blades from a giant elevator cable. The two that move to the final round are challenged to recreate an African execution sword called the Ngombe Ngulu.
Four competing bladesmiths are tasked with forging a bowie that will require a d-guard in the second round. In the final round, the two remaining must recreate a deadly sabre called the Shamshir.
Four bladesmiths must use steel from old nautical equipment to forge weld their signature blade. After two fierce rounds, two remain with five days to forge the Kachin Dao, a deadly headhunting sword.
Four bladesmiths must create a canister Damascus billet from which they must forge a dagger. Only two enter the final round where they must recreate an ancient Roman weapon known as the Scissor.
Four bladesmiths go to a scrapyard to create their signature blade using only harvested metal and a coal forge. After two rounds, the two remaining must recreate a fearsome battle weapon, the Kampilan.
Four bladesmiths must layer a complex Damascus pattern into their signature style blade. Two forge ahead to the last round where they must recreate a three-bladed African throwing knife called the Kpinga.
Four bladesmiths must turn the rusted steel of a 1971 Mercury Cougar into their signature blade. Only two make it to the final round where they must create an elite military weapon known as the Yatagan.
Four bladesmiths from around the globe compete in the inaugural Forged in Fire International Championship. After two rounds, two finalists must forge a Spadroon, a sword that has transcended borders.
Four bladesmiths must forge blades in their signature style from pipe wrenches. Only two smiths advance to the final round where they must recreate a rare axe-mace hybrid, known as the Tabar Shish-par.
Five former champions return for a competition unlike any other and must earn a spot at one of the four anvils to compete for the Ultimate Champion of Champions.
Four smiths must forge together rusty chain mail and high quality steel to produce Knights Templar Crusader Daggers. Two make it to the last round and must recreate the Knights Templar Crusader Sword.