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The fifth season of Power premiered on July 1, 2018 and ended on September 9, 2018 on Starz. It consists of 10 episodes.


Power Season 5 picks up with James “Ghost” St. Patrick in a dangerous alliance with his former drug partner and brother-in-arms Tommy Egan and mortal enemy Kanan Stark. As Ghost mourns the death of his daughter Raina, he searches for vengeance and throws himself into his work, reaching new, professional heights. But with this newfound publicity, his quest for blood threatens to dismantle his legitimate legacy. Ghost is blind to new enemies and, as the Feds grow closer to unmasking his true identity, Ghost must remain vigilant toward those wanting to take him down for his past criminal enterprises.


Main Cast

Recurring Guest Stars


  • This season takes place between 2017-2018.


No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date
39 1 "Everyone Is Implicated" Stefan Schwartz Courtney A. Kemp July 1, 2018
James "Ghost" St. Patrick forms a dangerous alliance with his brother-in-arms, Tommy, and mortal enemy Kanan. Angela is implicated in the murder and turns to an unlikely ally. Tasha enlists LaKeisha to protect Tariq.
40 2 "Damage Control" Solvan Naim Heather Zuhlke July 8, 2018
The St. Patrick family grieves Raina while the AUSA's office discusses taking down "Ghost" and ending Angela's career. Councilman Tate exploits Raina's death. Dre maintains order within his organization.
41 3 "Are We On the Same Team?" Tina Mabry Vladimir Cvetko July 15, 2018
Ghost and Tasha butt heads on how to grieve. Angela pursues the Jimenez Cartel while Kanan goes after Dre's organization. Tommy confides in LaKeisha about his relationship with Teresi, complicating everyone's lives.
42 4 "Second Chances" Bart Wenrich Jeff Dix July 22, 2018
Tensions run high when Jason returns. Ghost warns Tommy about Teresi while he hatches a plan with Kanan to rid Tommy of his new family. Angela gets closer to arresting the Jimenez Cartel. Kanan forms an unlikely alliance.
43 5 "Happy Birthday" Sanford Bookstaver Safia M. Dirie July 29, 2018
The St. Patricks celebrate Tariq's birthday without Raina. Ghost is on he outs with Tate and learns Dre is ready to replace him in the legitimate world. Kanan drops Tariq at school, bonding over their mistrust of Ghost.
44 6 "A Changed Man?" Ami Canaan Mann Monica Mitchell August 5, 2018
After his spiritual awakening with Rev. Macedon, Ghost confesses his sins to Angela. Angela preps Tasha for Federal questioning and Ghost must break his business deal with Tommy when Truth is audited by the IRS.
45 7 "The Devil Inside" Rob Hardy Heather Zuhlke August 12, 2018
Ghost, Tommy and Kanan move forward with their task to kill the heads of the Jimenez Cartel. Donovan warns Angela that her own office is after her. LaKeisha lets slip that Teresi is Tommy's father.
46 8 "A Friend of the Family" Hernán Otoño Vladimir Cvetko & Safia M. Dirie August 26, 2018
The AUSA turns up the heat on Ghost and implicates his inner circle in on a RICO. Ghost and Tommy plan to frame Dre for the murder of Raymond Jones, Raina's killer, while Angela and Tasha enact a plan of their own.
47 9 "There's a Snitch Among Us" Gary Lennon Gary Lennon September 2, 2018
When Angela's arrest of Jimenez gives her a solid win, she discovers plans that would undercut her career. Ghost tasks Tommy in killing a snitch, changing all of their lives. Tariq accepts the consequences of his choices.
48 10 "When This Is Over" Michael J. Bassett Courtney A. Kemp & Gabriela Uribe September 9, 2018
When the RICO case comes crashing down, Angela breaks ranks to form her own A-team. LaKeisha takes a stand of her own while Ghost, Tommy, Tasha, and Angela race against the clock to prove their innocence... but to what end?