"The Departed Part 2" is the second episode of fifth season premiere of Vikings, and fifty-first episode overall. It aired on November 29, 2017 as the second part of the season's double episode premiere. It was written by creator Michael Hirst and directed by David Wellington.
Ivar is determined to lead the Great Army as the Vikings establish their stronghold in York; in Kattegat, Lagertha misjudges King Harald and pays a heavy price; Floki arrives at a mysterious land.
- Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha
- Gustaf Skarsgård as Floki
- Peter Franzén as King Harald "Finehair"
- Moe Dunford as Aethelwulf
- Alex Høgh as Ivar
- Marco Ilsø as Hvitserk
- Jordan Patrick Smith as Ubbe
- Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Bishop Heahmund
- Josefin Asplund as Astrid
- Ida Marie Nielsen as Margrethe
- Georgia Hirst as Torvi
- Jennie Jacques as Queen Judith
Additional Cast (in order of appearance)
- Jonathan Delaney Tynan as Lord Cuthred
- Kiernan O'Reilly as White Hair
- Ben Roe as Guthrum
- Rebecca Grimes as Shield Maiden
- Keith McErlean as Lord Denewulf
- Richard McWilliams as Saxon Scout
- Darren Cahill as Aethelred
- Adam Goodwin as First Scout
- Tristan Heanue as Blacksmith
- Despite History airing both parts of "The Departed" together, some streaming services like Amazon and iTunes billed this part as "The Departed" while part one was titled "The Fisher King".