14 Reasons The Shadowhunters Season 3 Premiere Was Everything We Were Hoping For

There's so much to discuss.


Shadowhunters returned on Tuesday, and we can't get over how good the season 3 premiere "On Infernal Ground" was. We've been looking forward to it for so long, and it totally lived up to our expectations. Check out the best moments below, and don't forget to rewatch the full episode here on Freeform.

1. We got to see Alicante in detail for the first time.

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The Shadowhunters' capital city looked stunning.

2. Malec is back!

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Dreams come true.

3. Jonathan's return shocked us all.

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But why is he haunting Jace's dreams?

4. Jace and Clary showed off some crazy new moves.

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We'll never get tired of Clace's training montages.

5. Simon tried to sing his way out of the Seelie court.

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He performed 'Nightshade,' an original song by Alberto Rosende himself.

6. And the Queen finally released him from her realm.

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But not before branding him with a strange, invisible mark.

7. Clary and Luke's relationship is stronger than ever.

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They shared a really poignant father-daughter moment.

8. There were some seriously scary moments.

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We've never seen a demon as terrifying as this before.

9. Jace and Alec were arguing again, just like old times.

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Parabatai problems.

10. Izzy met someone!

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Charlie was smooth as can be, but Izzy was cautious -- mundanes and the Shadow World do not mix well.

11. Lilith was even more creepy than we'd imagined.

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We're desperate to find out who her Owl servant is.

12. Alec decided to stay in New York with Magnus.

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He had been offered a position in Alicante ... where Magnus would not have been allowed. Instead, he stayed exactly where he belongs!

13. Clary took out Lilith's flying demon like a total badass.

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Her sunlight rune is such an awesome weapon -- demons don't stand a chance.

14. And Luke came clean to Ollie about the secrets of the Shadow World.

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She deserved to know the truth.

Share your favorite moment from the premiere in the comments below.

And don't forget that every episode of Shadowhunters is available to watch now.

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