|Season 5, Episode 1|
|You Have Failed This City||There Is Healing|
The Storm is the first episode of Arrow Season 5 and the 85th episode overall.
THE TEAM INVESTIGATES A SERIAL KILLER- Star City is hit with a fresh wave of terror in the form of Desaad, a charismatic killer with a flare for occult ritualism, while Maxwell Lord looks into the powerful force that Darhk served.
- Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
- Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Canary/Laurel Lance (Earth 2)
- Willa Holland as Thea Queen/Speedy
- Katrina Law as Nyssa al Ghul
- Melissa Benoist as Kara Dru-Zod/Supergirl/Kara Danvers
- Colin Donnell as Tommy Merlyn
- Bex Taylor-Klaus as Cindy
Special Appearance ByEdit
- Idris Elba as Darkseid (dreams/voice)
- Luke Evans as Bruce Wayne (visions)
- Crystal Reed as Sofia Falcone
- D.B. Woodside as Desaad
- Emily Swallow as Amara
- Emma Rigby as Mina Murray
- Jessica de Gouw as Helena Bertinelli/The Huntress
- Kenneth Choi as Gordon Godfrey
- with Michael Shanks as Orion
- and Christopher Meloni as Maxwell Lord
- Antagonists: Desaad, Amara
- First appearance of Bruce Wayne in the Arrowverse, albeit in vision form.
- This episode takes place one week after the previous finale, as opposed to five-six months as usual.
- Convergence #3