Family Gathering | Critical Role | Campaign 2, Episode 71

The Mighty Nein spend a day in Nicodranas, reuniting families and causing several members to question their next steps...
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  • HEY, there might be some SPOILERS under the thing 0:55 It’s important that you exercise your civic responsibility 1:50 Putting together these pointless graphics took someone a lot of time 2:45 I will only timestamp Ronin for fairness 3:15 Ronin’s first question 4:45 Ronin’s second question 6:10 Ronin’s final question 9:50 Intro cinematic 11:25 Episode Starts 13:15 Recap Ends 13:45 All conversations are hot tub appropriate 14:25 Not the War Room 16:20 Dairen and Beau and Jester 23:55 Jester didn’t mean to interrupt 38:30 War updates 43:25 Blond scry guy 46:00 Dairen is a spy, of course she remembers names 48:50 She will take Beau’s bed 50:20 Nott always saves the bacon 53:55 Laura accidentally messed up the focus 56:50 We all know Sam is bougie 1:00:25 “Thank God, my friends like each other” 1:05:30 Caduceus is all about Dairen 1:07:30 Orlando 1:17:20 Sprinkle is so resigned at this point 1:20:10 Planning has ended, to Yussa’s tower 1:22:35 A conversation with Yussa 1:34:15 Never forget to change clothes 1:39:50 A reunion 1:41:50 Shakaste’s bird is so cool 1:43:50 Nott is also pretty cool 1:47:25 Giving Luke a puppy 1:48:45 Realistic divorce simulator 1:49:40 The unhealthy cycle of friendship 1:54:00 Jester’s wardrobe 1:54:25 Beau has bad experiences with yellow 1:55:15 You can find stats for the dress on the armor table 1:57:15 Break Starts 2:06:20 Art Montage 2:19:15 Break Ends 2:21:35 Nott and Beau 2:22:50 Thank you, Laura 2:24:05 Nott tries to describe dysphoria 2:32:55Luke entertains himself 2:33:35 Listening to shells 2:35:40 Jester and Marion 2:40:50 Calianna’s package 2:42:55 Fjord is harsh 2:45:10 Caduceus gets the joke 2:47:05 Calianna’s letter 2:50:05 Jester escalates 2:50:40 Caleb will not have this nonsense 2:53:45 Roleplay parenting 2:56:10 Nott and Yeza 3:01:30 Nott and Luke 3:03:25 Caleb does some chalk illustrations 3:05:05 Nott's smooth reverse pickpocket 3:07:00 Marion got splinched 3:11:55 Essik foils the trap 3:14:20 Mighty pranks 3:17:20Teleportation mishap 3:20:15 Making its way in 3:23:15 Getting ready for Travelercon 3:24:00Episode Ends The in-game start date for the episode was the 16th of Misuthar 836. Sam’s flask says “Lost ‘Dog’ Answers to Yarnball, Loves Snuggles, DO NOT APPROACH, Reward: 5gp, If found send 25 word magi message to Jester” Any moments I missed? Feel free to post them here. Is it Thursday yet?

    Flando MaltrizianFlando Maltrizian10 aylar önce
    • “Nott tries to explain dysphoria” yeah you hit the nail on the head

      CM MuseCM Muse11 gün önce
    • 3:13:02 oh, so you're using the real name for the spy! That's clever of you!!! Mighty Nien, what are you doing?

      Dungeon Master of Doom SammiDungeon Master of Doom Sammi21 gün önce
    • Thank you

      Matt KnaleMatt Knale2 aylar önce
    • 3:00:00, when your wife’s a hoarder

      ForeverOpenSkiesForeverOpenSkies4 aylar önce
    • Ty!!!

      FlutterbyFlutterby5 aylar önce
  • 2:24:15 I am not usually one to take the side of people who originally saw Nott's story as a trans-dysphoria parallel. In fact, I go out of my way to not make assumptions or talk about opinions based on my own experiences of being trans as I would never want to imagine projecting lgbt ideas onto something that has nothing to do with lgbt issues. ...that said. This. This moment does make wonder if that is what Sam is going for.

    Mamamew TheRaniMamamew TheRani3 saatler önce
  • Laura Bailey. Known for having a dice bag, dice jail and like 300 dice. ... Only has d20.

    Mamamew TheRaniMamamew TheRani6 saatler önce
  • Surprised Beau didn't offer to join Dairin in the hot tub

    M0r7r3d0rM0r7r3d0rGün önce
  • Talisen's shirt just made my mind explode again dang it Talisen your shirts are always mind boggling

    Zach BitnerZach BitnerGün önce
  • Can't believe nobody lost their shit at beau for putting them all in danger by inviting in dieran. Because that was 7 ways to Sunday type of stupid and reckless. I'd be fuming 😅 but I guess this campaign wouldn't be so entertaining if good decisions and clear thinking were common.

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  • Internally I was screaming for Caleb to ask the mage about the symbols for a teleportation circle to Zadash, because that would be so useful.

    StabbeyTheClownStabbeyTheClownGün önce
  • I think I really want a shirt that just says "...and I walk away"

    Blue Chimp Co.Blue Chimp Co.Gün önce
  • 2:45:24

    ASquaredASquaredGün önce
  • Episode spoilers: Laura stepped away from the computer the first time Nott asked Caleb to kill her and Travis got wide-eyed and kinda looked at Laura like oh shit, she didn't hear, then a minute later when Nott asked it again, Laura's eyes went wide with shock. I love their reactions to everything.

    Figgy5119Figgy51192 gün önce
  • _And no one remembered that Cadeuceus, Beau, and Fjord were never supposed to go through the teleportation circle_

    ASquaredASquared2 gün önce
  • You get the feeling that the scene in the chateau with jester's mom and Luke is all the things Taliesin got into D&D for... lmao

    D.K. T.D.K. T.2 gün önce
  • some wise words from ronin!!

    Ana AraujoAna Araujo2 gün önce
  • I just got to this point and I want to say that Caleb is a really sweet uncle for Luke.

    Marco TergicristianoMarco Tergicristiano2 gün önce
  • "Whos that?" "Thats Jesters mom! Shes got it going on!"

    Raoul 9753Raoul 97532 gün önce
  • Just finished watching the AWNP Unplugged with matt during quarentine, and I just wanted to say I love all of you Critters. Please, please dont forget to love each other

    Beck LawsonBeck Lawson3 gün önce
  • (campaign 1 spoilers) ok i haven't watched it yet but this ad was a really weird way to find out that vax dies

    Katie TKatie T3 gün önce
  • 1:40:05 I’m not crying. My eyeballs are just sweating a little bit.

    Harland GambillHarland Gambill4 gün önce
  • Beau's Blue Bow Bo

    Zach JohnsonZach Johnson6 gün önce
  • Theyre at their C1 tables and its making me so nostalgic.

    Katie ThorpeKatie Thorpe6 gün önce
  • Ronin is the best

    Gabrielle CruzGabrielle Cruz6 gün önce
  • ngl it made me rlly happy to see them in their old spots at the table

    Jessica R MJessica R M7 gün önce
  • 2:28 I feel is a missed moment for Nott and Caleb's friendship. Matt interjects into their questioning about whether there was a spell or magic that could change her back to her original body with "Make an Arcana check", and that would have been a perfect moment for Liam to fire back with "I don't need to make an Arcana check. 'We will find it, and if there is nothing, we will make it ourselves.'" Spoilers below: Of course, then I found out a bit later that that's basically what happens anyway, so...

    ZerotravelerZerotraveler8 gün önce
  • Even Critical Role needs a beach episode every once in a while

    Loyal 02Loyal 029 gün önce
  • I hope everyone watching this episode took the time to watch the Master debate at the beginning, because it was freaking hilarious!

    LordDarkRaiderLordDarkRaider9 gün önce
  • 2:04:51 for those looking for the uh.... sam-scription ad

    PaledomainPaledomain9 gün önce

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  • Im really surprised they didnt ask Yussa if he could cast true polymorph

    Nitin DasiahNitin Dasiah10 gün önce
  • I couldn’t find the comments I wanted to reply to so I’ll just post it here: Someone was saying that MN has casters with access to 5th level spell slots, and reincarnate is a 5th level spell, so they’re already in a position to go ahead with Nott’s plan. First off, it’s worth mentioning that Matt mentions that “what Nott is describing would be more necromancy”. Actually, reincarnate is technically a transmutation spell, so it’s reasonable to think that Caleb would be aware of it, even if he can’t cast it himself. Unfortunately, reincarnate is only available to druids, so no one on the party can cast it. Unless I’m forgetting something, there’s no way for any class other than druid to gain access to the reincarnate spell. Maybe they could get in touch with Nila and see if she can help them out! Someone also said that Matt would have to bend the rules of True Polymorph, otherwise Nott would be turned into a normal, weak halfling woman, essentially losing all her stats and reverting back to how she was before she became a goblin. Not true; the spell True Polymorph states “the new form can be any kind you choose whose challenge rating is equal to or less than the target’s (or its level, if the target doesn’t have a challenge rating).” So if Nott is a level 17 goblin when Caleb casts the spell on her, he can turn her into a level 17 halfling. “The target’s game statistics, including mental ability scores, are replaced by the statistics of the new form”. So while it’s possible that Nott’s ability scores might change slightly after the transformation, there’s no reason to thinks she would be weaker, since she’s being turned into a creature of equal level and so would have the stats that come with that. It also doesn’t say anything about the target’s memories or anything like that being replaced, so I would assume they keep feats as well because that has more to do with skills you’ve learned rather than innate abilities.

    Jaxon BurnJaxon Burn10 gün önce
  • 2:28:50 you do remember he knows about/can cast polymorph right? logically he should know that polymorph is possible and thus logically a more powerful version of polymorph capable of permanently polymorphing someone should be possible. even with a 13 he should at least know that if polymorph is possible then what nott is asking should be possible without death.

    Spencer MacDougallSpencer MacDougall11 gün önce
    • I believe Matt said that Caleb knew such magics were possible, but that Caleb didn't know any specific spells that were powerful enough

      Ethan PetersonEthan Peterson9 gün önce
  • Well that's Luke on the way to the beastmaster subclass of the ranger. With a blink dog companion.

    brother griefbrother grief11 gün önce
  • Beau: "We have a guest." Nott: "Did you bone someone last night?" Caduceus: "Did you kidnap someone?" Priorities xD

    youcancallmekathypyoucancallmekathyp11 gün önce
  • Kinda funny when they were talking about Beau wearing the dress, that Jester forgot to mention the possible tail hole in the dress

    TheRuneTailTheRuneTail12 gün önce
  • And that's how luc became a ranger

    KiwitoKiwito14 gün önce
  • I fail every single persuasion check when I try to get my daughter to eat her dinner. I do have pretty low charisma though...

    Hayden HammondHayden Hammond16 gün önce
  • God this is just a wholesome episode. I love this.

    A Humble HeroA Humble Hero16 gün önce
  • I would fucking die for Ronan

    Awesome PawnAwesome Pawn16 gün önce
  • 'I might start a collection of masks' foreshadowing lmao

    Brayden DowdyBrayden Dowdy18 gün önce
  • Matt and the team do such an awesome job developing the world and the characters. Listening to this episode with Nott expressing worries to Caleb and all I kind of am thinking it would be interesting if one of these days the party does a ride by nuking of the goblins that did this to Nott. Also I love how Notts idea of fixing things is to have Caleb lol her and bring her back, while I'm thinking the wish spell.

    C.S. GilmoreC.S. Gilmore19 gün önce
  • ''There's something for Mollymauk'' FUCK

    Pérez Ortega ValentínPérez Ortega Valentín19 gün önce
  • Love how brave Laura is through this episode. Only a d20 instead of her usual nap sack of dice. Lol

    Robert SmithRobert Smith20 gün önce
  • Didn't forwarding the packet not work because it has to be done in person?

    one step / headone step / head20 gün önce
  • hi, i'm Caleb Widogast, and welcome to Jackass!

    tazmon122tazmon12222 gün önce
  • "...There is something for...Mollymauk..." Ngl, I didn't expect these feels.

    ZerotravelerZerotraveler23 gün önce
  • S.P.Q.R. is short for "Senatus Populusque Romanus"...

    MexMex24 gün önce
  • 22:14 Dairon: When this conflict occurs, it is called The Sin War, haven't kept up on your Horadric texts, have you, Beau?

    ZerotravelerZerotraveler24 gün önce
  • Beau's Bo's Bows.

    Marcus R.Marcus R.25 gün önce
  • man, Travis seemed real down in this ep toward the end

    jay traversjay travers26 gün önce
    • jay travers definitely seemed like he didn’t know how to react

      Payton LaraPayton Lara24 gün önce
  • aww man them being back in nicodranas, much more a bigger fan of the simple down to earth adventures than the big end of world stuff

    jay traversjay travers26 gün önce
  • Notice how Caleb always asks Jester if she will spend the time they have left in Nicodranas with her mother. The last time they were here, on episode 48, he smiled when she answered that she would. As if he would give anything in the world to be able to spend one more day with his mother.

    Austin SomehowAustin Somehow26 gün önce
    • Austin Somehow You’re not allowed to make me sad!

      ACTMACTM26 gün önce
  • I think Laura and Travis were looking at their camera a lot because it kept feeling like they were making eye contact and I didn’t like it.

    ACTMACTM26 gün önce
  • 1:02:32 Critical Role Live Action, Could totally see RuPaul playing a 2 century old spy. I dig it.

    J. Joseph AkinJ. Joseph Akin27 gün önce
  • Is it just me or does it seem like travis is dead? Maby he was drained form the con. Hope he was ok?!

    Stephen FennellStephen Fennell28 gün önce
  • Didn't Nugget come with them to Xhorhas? I feel like I remember him in the long tunnel, when they reached the fire giants.

    Christopher GronhagenChristopher Gronhagen29 gün önce
    • Jester brought him when they teleported back to Nicodranas

      seven catsseven cats8 gün önce
  • "I hate bows" -Beau

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  • 2:32:14 Why did I literally just start crying when Caleb smiled and said “I’d hate to see you go” I HAVE TEARS ON MY FACE

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  • The family reunion hugs were so magical and moving and then you look at Liam who’s still RPing and you’re like ohhhhhhh that’s the face of deep sorrow and regret

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  • “Don’t fuck it up” “woah woah woah that is a little too much to ask”

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  • SPQR is ROMAN, not Spartan. Senatus PopulusQue Romanus, aka the Senate and People of Rome. Motto of the Roman REPUBLIC, not Empire

    Vroni NikkiVroni NikkiAylar önce
  • That wizard totally psyched them out and stole their golden ball. He has no rights to it either.

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    • 😂

      Karmic PopcornKarmic Popcorn25 gün önce
    • Someone's Mom Yussa? He’s several hundred years old. Most of that time has been spent in arcane research. He’s at least 6% less likely to implode from misuse.

      ACTMACTM26 gün önce
  • goddamn it. it's been so many episodes since i cried. that letter tho

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  • Caleb's speech to Luc with the teleportation circle was very wholesome and adorable.

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  • ngl i forgot who was calianna, and had to look it up on the critical role wiki, it was a big "ooooohhhhh" moment

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  • So you guys think it's cool to make me cry?

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  • 31:22

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  • Ronan stole the complete 3:24:17

  • Man that "Fan" ad is so fucking creepy lmao. Sam is so good it's just amazing.

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  • 3 hours of Matt acting like a mature woman and a 5 year old boy hahaha

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  • What is Travis's T-shirt?

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  • Mighty nein: hey let's do the whole undercover secret identity thing with Dairon also mighty nein: hey this is DAIRON

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