The Masters face off to ensure the survival of their team; proportion skills are put to the test when the artists tattoo Greek deities.
The Return of O’S**t
Ceaser bails out Alex in New York City; Walt has a date with Jadah; a new manager-in-training crosses the line; an artist returns to the shop.
The competition is fierce and the Masters coach their team in the season’s first flash challenge, which tests fundamentals; some artists find their way in the elimination tattoo, but one hits a dead end and is sent packing.
Pick Your Side
Three of the most skilled Ink Masters return for a new challenge, but instead of battling alone, they’ll coach teams of the nation’s top tattoo artists.
Ceaser for Mayor
Ceaser braces for a fight; Donna seeks revenge on her ex-roommate; Bae worries for her mother’s safety after she receives death threats.
Help Me Howard
Ceaser puts Sky in charge of 113; Kevin decides to come out to his homophobic father; Ceaser is forced to break up with his side pieces; Donna’s ex-roommate trashes her.
A Thief Among Us
Ceaser asks Sky to find out who stole money from the shop; Rob wants to take the relationship to the next level, but Bae freaks out; Melody has a breakdown.
This Makes My Boricua Come Out, Mami
Teddy’s brother faces life in prison; Sky makes a life-changing phone call; Melody receives a letter from the IRS; a brawl breaks out at Black Ink.
Ceaser A.D. (After Dutchess)
Single, Ceaser seems more interested in chasing women than running his business; Donna receives a threatening phone call; the anniversary party turns into chaos.
Shop Wars Finale
The final three shops battle it out for the first Master Shop title.