|Season 5, Episode 1|
|Episode Guide Transcript|
You Have Failed This City
There Is Healing
The Storm is the first episode of Arrow Season 5 and the 89th 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. A time remnant of Vandal Savage is brought to the present, escalating an already harrowing week for Team Arrow, while Maxwell Lord looks into the amoral force that Abbot 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 Danvers/Supergirl
- Colin Donnell as Tommy Merlyn
Special Appearance ByEdit
- Idris Elba as Darkseid (dreams/voice)
- Luke Evans as Bruce Wayne (visions)
- Caspar Crump as Vandal Savage
- 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
- 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.
MAIN CHARACTER SCENE COUNTEdit
- Oliver- scenes
- Laurel- scenes
- Thea- scenes
- Nyssa- scenes
- Kara- scenes
- Tommy- scenes