The Best Episodes of Fairy Tail

Let’s Hold Hands

#1 - Let’s Hold Hands 9.11

Season 3 - Episode 26

Acnologia arrives at the island and begins to destroy it. Seeing the Black Dragon of Apocalypse, Makarov tells his guild members to run while he fights it, but the fairies wouldn't leave without their master and decide to fight alongside him. However, their efforts ended up being futile as Acnologia releases his Dragon's Roar, seemingly destroying the island and everyone on it.

100 Against 1

#2 - 100 Against 1 9.00

Season 4 - Episode 17

In the event called Pandemonium, Erza has opted to take on 100 powerful magic-generated monsters by herself... but what is the secret of the one S-class monster?!

 Tartaros Chapter - A Strike from the Stars

#3 - Tartaros Chapter - A Strike from the Stars 8.91

Season 6 - Episode 22

All of the Fairy Tail members are flash-frozen, possibly dead, within the giant Tartaros prison called Plutogrim... except for Lucy, who seems to have escaped that fate through luck alone. But that luck seems to have run out as she's pursued through the prison by the members of Tartaros, including the Nine Demon Gates! So it's a good thing she can always count on her friends, the Celestial Spirits!

Directors: Shinji Ishihara
Natsu vs. the Twin Dragons

#4 - Natsu vs. the Twin Dragons 8.90

Season 4 - Episode 25

The tag battle of the Dragon Slayers comes to a close, with Natsu intrepidly overpowering the combined attacks of Sting and Rogue. The Sabertooth members watch in dismay, whilst Jiemma seethes in anger over the defeat of the Twin Dragons, causing the nearby spectators to be frightened away. On the contrary, the rest of Fairy Tail celebrates in joy as its team receives 10 points, finally surpassing Team Sabertooth by only a single point. Meanwhile, Gajeel, back to his senses after being dragged by Natsu into a cart earlier, stumbles upon a cave full of dragon skeletons, much to his shock. And during that night, Jellal finally manages to corner the source of the dark aura, standing in complete disbelief at the identity of the mysterious, hooded person.

Tartaros Chapter - Celestial Spirit King vs. Underworld King

#5 - Tartaros Chapter - Celestial Spirit King vs. Underworld King 8.89

Season 6 - Episode 23

Lucy is a wreck after giving up Aquarius forever in exchange for a one-time summoning of the Celestial Spirit King, who then takes on Mard Geer, the Underworld King. And Lucy finds she doesn't have time for tears as the explosive Jackal tries to take her out of the picture.

Directors: Shinji Ishihara
Tartaros Arc: Drops of Flame

#6 - Tartaros Arc: Drops of Flame 8.82

Season 6 - Episode 38

It's dragons to the rescue before the Face devices can siphon all magic from the continent. But even as one crisis is averted, there's still the final battle between Igneel and Acnologia, as well as the reappearance of another well-nigh omnipotent foe.

Fire Dragon vs. Flame God

#7 - Fire Dragon vs. Flame God 8.82

Season 3 - Episode 9

Natsu is overwhelmed by Zancrow's God Slayer magic, which proves superior to his own Dragon Slayer magic. Upon finding Makarov badly injured during his fight, Natsu regains his resolve and defeats Zancrow by nullifying his own magical power, allowing him to eat Zancrow's flames and combine their power with his own. Meanwhile, Lucy, Cana, Gray, and Loke fight Caprico, another member of the Seven Kin, while Mirajane and Lisanna fight Azuma.

The One Thing I Couldn't Say

#8 - The One Thing I Couldn't Say 8.81

Season 3 - Episode 16

Cana finds Mavis's grave and reflects on her reasons for becoming an S-Class wizard: her father is revealed to be Gildarts, who is unaware of his relationship with her, leading the younger, timid Cana to decide to become an S-Class wizard and bolster her own confidence to reveal the truth to him. However, Cana realizes that she had also betrayed Lucy in her determination. Wracked with guilt, Cana takes the Fairy Glitter spell from the grave and uses an enchanted card leading her to Lucy as she and her friends are attacked by Bluenote. She tries to perform the spell on Bluenote, but fails. However, she is saved when Gildarts arrives and attacks Bluenote.

Tartaros Chapter - Friends Forever

#9 - Tartaros Chapter - Friends Forever 8.79

Season 6 - Episode 18

Wendy has powered up for her showdown with Ezel, but in the end, she and Carla may have to make the ultimate sacrifice to stop Face from going off and obliterating magic all across the continent.

Directors: Shinji Ishihara
Eternal Adventure

#10 - Eternal Adventure 8.79

Season 7 - Episode 10

Mavis says farewell to Zera and contemplates her next move after the successful defeat of Blue Skull. The heartbreaking, hopeful final episode of this arc marks the end of the beginning of Fairy Tail.

Realm of the Abyss

#11 - Realm of the Abyss 8.79

Season 3 - Episode 23

With a supercharge from Laxus, Natsu turns into an ultra-powerful Thunder-Flame Dragon! But will it be enough to rival the unfathomable strength of the deepest of magics? And will an exhausted Fried and Bickslow manage to finish off the tenacious duo of Yomazu and Kawazu?

Tartaros Arc: Dancing Over Ishgar

#12 - Tartaros Arc: Dancing Over Ishgar 8.78

Season 6 - Episode 37

Gray survives Mard Geer's ultimate Curse, revealing that his recent changes have left him not altogether human. Erza defeats Kyoka, but the demon has the last laugh as Face is activated. Almost immediately, the Fairy Tail members are sapped of strength as the Face units begin to siphon magic from all over the continent.

Four Dragons

#13 - Four Dragons 8.77

Season 4 - Episode 24

The fourth day's final battle between Sabertooth and Fairy Tail kicks off with Natsu and Gajeel proving themselves as formidable opponents against the Twin Dragons of Sabertooth, but when push comes to shove, Sting and Rogue decide to utilize their trump card and turn the tides of the battle. Will the Fairies attain victory against their opponents or will the Tigers stay true to their title as Fiore's strongest guild?

Fairy Law

#14 - Fairy Law 8.76

Season 1 - Episode 28

Makarov regains his powers and goes to aid in the fight against Phantom. He and Jose face off in a high-level magic battle.

Directors: Hiroyuki Fukushima
Fairy Tactician

#15 - Fairy Tactician 8.76

Season 5 - Episode 3

While everyone is focused on the last event at the Grand Magic Games, Team Natsu slips into the palace to try to spring the imprisoned Lucy. Meanwhile, Mavis, the progenitor of Fairy Tail, uses wartime strategy in a bid to lead her team to victory!

Daybreak on Tenrou Island

#16 - Daybreak on Tenrou Island 8.74

Season 3 - Episode 24

The battle with Hades reaches its thrilling conclusion! Finally, dawn comes to Tenroujima... But is this really the end?

Power of Life

#17 - Power of Life 8.74

Season 3 - Episode 20

It's Ul's pupil vs. Ul's daughter! What is Ultear really after and why has she turned against her own flesh and blood? The final battle with the leader of the 7 Kin of Purgatory comes to its thrilling conclusion!

Tartaros Arc: Wings of Despair

#18 - Tartaros Arc: Wings of Despair 8.71

Season 6 - Episode 31

After more than seven years, out of nowhere, Fairy Tail's worst nightmare returns: Acnologia, the dragon that nearly slaughtered the guild's most powerful members. The timing couldn't be worse, as the Fairy Tail members are exhausted, but then Natsu somehow hears Igneel's voice...

Gloria

#19 - Gloria 8.71

Season 5 - Episode 14

The Grand Magic Games are ending at last! But who will be the last wizard standing? And which guild will be crowned the strongest in Fiore?

The Man Without an Emblem

#20 - The Man Without an Emblem 8.70

Season 3 - Episode 22

Laxus fights Hades with full force and manages to seemingly overpower him. Meanwhile at the camp, the uninjured Fairy Tail members try to protect the injured from the return of some members of Grimoire Heart. Can Laxus manage to take revenge for his grandfather's defeat?

Lisanna

#21 - Lisanna 8.69

Season 2 - Episode 47

On Earthland, the queen of the Exceed reveals that Exceed eggs had been sent to Earth to save them after she foresaw that Extalia would fall; Charle, possessing the same powers, had mistaken these visions as a mission. When the Exceed leave to find the remaining eggs, Panther Lily remains behind to be Gajeel's partner and to honour Mystogan's dedication to Fairy Tail. However, Panther Lily has brought them an unusual captive: Lisanna, who explains she is actually Earthland's Lisanna.

Fantasia

#22 - Fantasia 8.69

Season 1 - Episode 48

After casting Fairy Law, Laxus notices that nobody has been killed, as he in fact, never thought of any of Fairy Tail as enemies, much to his surprise. Laxus and Natsu finally clash one last time and with help of Gajeel, Natsu is able to defeat Laxus. Fantasia is postponed for 1 day, and an injured Laxus goes to Fairy Tail to have a talk with Makarov, in where he's expelled but remain in good terms. Fantasia is then hosted, just as Makarov and the rest of guild, give a sign to Laxus which was something he came up to Makarov when Laxus was a child.

For Me, Too

#23 - For Me, Too 8.67

Season 5 - Episode 17

The true menace of the opened Eclipse portal becomes clear as one dragon after another lumbers through, intent on murdering everyone. Only a Celestial Spirit wizard can close the portal, but will Lucy be able to do it before all 10,000 dragons enter the world from 400 years in the past?!

The Power of Feelings

#24 - The Power of Feelings 8.66

Season 2 - Episode 18

Having told Wendy to destroy the sixth Lacrima in his place, Jellal appears at the first Lacrima and gives Natsu the "Flame of Guilt". Natsu consumes the flame and enters Dragon Force for his fight against Zero and they power up for the final blow. Meanwhile, everyone reaches their respective destinations and wait for the right moment to strike.

The Right To Love

#25 - The Right To Love 8.65

Season 3 - Episode 25

The battle for Tenroujima is over, and Makarov puts the S Class Advancement Exam on hold for now... Meanwhile, Cana decides to tell Gildarts the truth, even though she's not an S Class wizard. But whatever happened to Zeref?