Shadowhunters Official Recap: 18 Things We Learned In S2E8 That Made Our Heads Spin!

Someone threw an ax at Jace's head. Like the kind you chop down trees with.


There ain't no party like a Magnus Bane party because a Magnus Bane party has an A-MAZING theme!

Season 2 Episode 8 got super intense when Iris cast spells on all our favorite Shadowhunters to make them see and hear things that weren't really there. Iris’s spell brought to light our team’s greatest insecurities causing chaos at Magnus's party. Clary thought Simon was cheating on her, Jace fought an ax-wielding Maryse, and Alec almost died! Relive this weird and wonderful episode with us right now.

1. Izzy is still hooked on Yin Fen and now she's getting it straight from the source!

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2. Max is back at the Institute (with Maryse) and he's ready to become an official Shadowhunter!

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3. Valentine is using Madzie to get Iris to do whatever he wants.

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4. Simon finally told Clary how he feels and now they're together!

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5. Magnus is hosting a celebration in honor of Max's Rune Ceremony and Maryse is not pleased.

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6. But Alec doesn't care what Maryse thinks of his boyfriend. He is so done with her controlling his life.

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7. Jace is worried about Alec and willing to take on the High Warlock of Brooklyn in order to protect him.

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8. Maia is ready to let bygones be bygones with Jace.

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9. Maryse has not changed a BIT since we last saw her though we appreciate the effort.

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10. Lots of really weird things are happening at Magnus's party. Clary saw Simon and Maia making out!

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11. Izzy and Raphael seem to be getting really close all of a sudden.

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12. Max doesn't think Jace is his brother anymore because Maryse is confusing him.

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13. Maryse said she should have killed Jace years ago and attacked him with an ax! Or did she...?

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14. Alec thinks that Clary still blames him for what happened to Jocelyn and he can't bear the guilt.

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15. Iris was behind all of the confusing things our Shadowhunters heard and saw at Magnus's party.

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16. Maryse made up with Jace and Alec, and admitted that Robert is cheating on her.

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17. Clary explained that she doesn't hold Alec accountable for her mother's death.

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18. Max got his first rune and now he's an official Shadowhunter!

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We cannot wait to see what this little cutie pie gets up to at the Institute.

Have you seen S2E8 yet? Watch it right here on Freeform!

Tell us your favorite part of Magnus Bane's party in the comments.

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