In the season premiere, tattooing is a team sport as Artists from nine of America's best Shops arrive ready to battle it out for a massive 0K and the first ever title of Master Shop.
A massive twist shakes up the competition and a painstaking Flash Challenge puts relationships to the test.
A fiery veteran artist returns, taking the competition by storm; a difficult Flash Challenge exposes weaknesses in the shops.
The competition gets even tougher when the artists are tested on technical application with individual tattoos; two veteran artists return.
Some shops lose their composure as they butt heads during a grueling elimination tattoo.
Shops crumble as the tension between teammates intensifies.
One of the competition's most infamous veterans returns to shake up the game.
An emotional Flash Challenge brings the Artists to tears, and the Alliance becomes a target when a bullet-proof pair of Veterans return to battle it out for the title.
The artists can't find any relief in a sculptural Flash Challenge. Things only get hairier during the Elimination Tattoo when the artists are faced with the infamous Pin-Up challenge.
The final Veteran shop returns to fight for the first ever title of Master Shop. Skull picks are key to the precision strike leveled at the opposing alliance as the battle for 200K continues.
With no flash challenge, the artists think they've got it all figured out until a massive twist sends them reeling. Four Horsemen tattoos bring on the end of days for one pair of artists.
A painful elimination tattoo has the artists in the pits, and a massive twist sends them reeling.
The artists put the saying, "the customer is always right", to the test when they must sell themselves to their canvases for the chance to tattoo.
The final four shops compete in a two-part tattoo marathon that will determine who goes to the live finale.
The final three shops battle it out for 0k and the first ever title of Master Shop.