The communities prepare for the final battle of the Whisperers' War, while Eugene's group meets the Princess.
Heroes and villains reckon with the aftermath of the Hilltop fire; Eugene takes a group on a journey to meet Stephanie, with the hopes of befriending another civilisation.
Michonne takes Virgil back to his mysterious island to reunite with his family; in exchange, Virgil promises weapons that could change the tide of the Whisperer War.
Negan helps the Whisperers and Alpha launch an attack against the Hilltop.
The Whisperers are coming for Hilltop. After Daryl and Lydia's encounter with Alpha, the communities must decide whether to run or fight. Meanwhile, Eugene's communication with Stephanie gets complicated.
Our group must defend Alexandria from a threatening, outside force.
In the mid-season premiere, our group must figure out how to get out of a precarious situation.
A fight causes tensions in Oceanside while the Alexandrians set out on a high-stakes mission.
Carol pushes boundaries that make Daryl uneasy; Alpha and Beta have reservations about someone.
Carol and Daryl go on a mission together while Siddiq struggles to solve a mystery.
Supplies go missing from Hilltop; Negan is idolized by an Alexandrian; Ezekiel holds a secret.
Still paranoid Alexandrians get riled up over the Whisperers and take their fear out on Negan; back at Hilltop, the group deals with an unexpected safety issue.
The threat of the Whisperers return leads to paranoia sweeping over Alexandria; in the meantime, Carol battles with the need for revenge.
The origins of Alpha and Beta are revealed; Alpha attempts to toughen up Lydia as they prepare to walk with the dead; the Whisperers create their herds.
The group in Oceanside continues to train in case the Whisperers return; tensions are high as the heroes struggle to hold onto their concept of civilization.
Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.