The WORST episodes of Fairy Tail

Every episode of Fairy Tail ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Fairy Tail!

Lucy, an aspiring Celestial Wizard, becomes a friend and ally to powerful wizards Natsu, Gray, and Erza, who are part of the (in)famous wizard guild, Fairy Tail.

Last Updated: 9/16/2023Network: TV TokyoStatus: Ended
True Scoundrels - The Butt Jiggle Gang
235 votes

#1 - True Scoundrels - The Butt Jiggle Gang

Season 3 - Episode 30 - Aired 4/14/2012

When Natsu and company escort a shipment of gold, the train is hijacked by the wickedly flatulent trio known as the Jiggle Butt Gang. After Natsu and Lucy get blown away by the bunch, it's up to Wendy to save the shipment, a tough task when Wendy's a hostage herself.

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Travel Companions
224 votes

#2 - Travel Companions

Season 3 - Episode 37 - Aired 6/2/2012

It's a race against time as the members of Fairy Tail split up into groups to find the scattered pieces of the mystical clock before Legion, but they run into all manner of obstacles. Nor does it help that Natsu is currently a doll-sized version of himself!

Tartaros Chapter - Alegria
135 votes

#3 - Tartaros Chapter - Alegria

Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/22/2015

Just when Mirajane is about to succumb to Seilah's Macro, she remembers a series of events in her childhood that could provide a clue to turning the tables on the Etherious demon. Then Mard Geer makes his move to neutralize all the Fairy Tail wizards and even scores of Tartaros soldiers on the Cube.

Directors: Shinji Ishihira
Writer: Masashi Sogo
The Terror of Invisible Lucy!
235 votes

#4 - The Terror of Invisible Lucy!

Season 3 - Episode 31 - Aired 4/21/2012

A magic ointment turns Lucy invisible! At first, it's fun, as she can play pranks on her friends, but then she starts to lose more than just her visibility!

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True Scoundrels, Once Again
195 votes

#5 - True Scoundrels, Once Again

Season 3 - Episode 40 - Aired 6/23/2012

They're back by no one's demand! The Jiggle Butt Gang is committing more fragrant fouls (or is that "foul fragrances") than ever before, which stinks because they're doing it right in the faces of Erza and Wendy! Meanwhile, the only thing that can possibly break up the brawl between Natsu and Dan... is Lucy?! Oh, and... clock parts are finally discovered!

Target: Lucy
231 votes

#6 - Target: Lucy

Season 3 - Episode 34 - Aired 5/12/2012

Lucy is the target of an unknown plot by the Earthland counterparts of Hughes, Sugarboy, and Coco. More about the mystery of the Iron Rod is revealed.

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Real Nightmare
212 votes

#7 - Real Nightmare

Season 3 - Episode 49 - Aired 8/25/2012

Natsu is imprisoned inside the Zentopia stronghold... along with the Jiggle Butt Gang! Back home, the Fairy Tail wizards are visited by a few members of the Archaeological Society, who shed some light on the Infinity Clock and what it does. Finally, Oracion Seis has Lucy and are going to use her as the final element to activate "Real Nightmare"!

256 votes

#8 - Sabertooth

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/6/2012

The Legion Corps are ordered by Zentopia's archbishop to retrieve the missing pieces of the Infinity Clock and seal them again. Before leaving on their new mission, they visit Fairy Tail and make amends with the guild for attacking them. Natsu and his friends later learn that Fairy Tail has lost their title as the strongest guild in Fiore to Sabertooth, which rose to power over the seven years they were frozen in time. Two of the strongest wizards in the guild include a pair of Dragon Slayers named Sting and Rogue, who are obsessed with fighting Natsu and Gajeel, respectively. Meanwhile, Makarov brings Gildarts to their abandoned guildhall and shows him Lumen Histoire, a light that Makarov says is Fairy Tail's greatest secret. Makarov then tells Gildarts that he has been chosen to become the next master of Fairy Tail.

Key of the Starry Heavens
230 votes

#9 - Key of the Starry Heavens

Season 3 - Episode 36 - Aired 5/26/2012

After Legion makes off with Lucy's key, the only thing the members of Fairy Tail can do is search for clues to figure out Legion's objective and the purpose of the memento from Lucy's father. They head to Lucy's old family mansion, but as soon as they discover a hint, two more Legionnaires crash the party... and one of them is an Exceed!

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Defying Calculation
194 votes

#10 - Defying Calculation

Season 3 - Episode 41 - Aired 6/30/2012

Pantherlily battles and defeats Samuel as Gajeel's team retrieves the clock part from an underground chamber. Meanwhile, the Strauss siblings find another clock part and encounter Mary Hughes, while Byro appears before Natsu's team with the clock hand in his possession.

Ophiuchus, the Snake Charmer
174 votes

#11 - Ophiuchus, the Snake Charmer

Season 5 - Episode 40 - Aired 1/10/2015

Though sick from the Dark Magic he imbibed, Natsu makes a desperate bid to save Lucy and Yukino from Ophiuchus's artificial worlds. And the giant snake Celestial Spirit reveals the true nature of her plan as well as the identity of her master

Enter the Neo-Oración Seis!
221 votes

#12 - Enter the Neo-Oración Seis!

Season 3 - Episode 44 - Aired 7/21/2012

Just when it looks Fairy Tail is about to have a climactic fight with Byro over the Infinity Clock, Oracion Seis returns, with upgraded powers and a desire to make the ominous clock their own!

Celestial Spirit Beast
175 votes

#13 - Celestial Spirit Beast

Season 5 - Episode 42 - Aired 1/24/2015

Natsu and his fellow Fairy Tail members come face to face with the eclipsed Celestial Spirit King... except the king is now more like a giant fiend without a face! Or more like he's got a giant vacuum cleaner tube for a face, which he uses to suck up his own planet, the captive Celestial Spirits, and if they're not careful, the Fairy Tail Wizards!

Footprints of the Myth
221 votes

#14 - Footprints of the Myth

Season 3 - Episode 39 - Aired 6/16/2012

The Fairy Tail teams get ever closer to the clock parts, but two Legion members have already shown up to challenge Natsu's team! And that means more size-changing shenanigans, deathtraps, and unlikely allies than you can throw a stick at!

Get the Infinity Clock!
220 votes

#15 - Get the Infinity Clock!

Season 3 - Episode 45 - Aired 7/28/2012

Oracion Seis has made off with the Infinity Clock and seems intent on counting down to doomsday. Meanwhile, Fairy Tail regroups, using Cana's divination skills to locate Oracion Seis's targets and choose the best teams to go after them!

Labyrinth Capriccio
224 votes

#16 - Labyrinth Capriccio

Season 3 - Episode 38 - Aired 6/9/2012

Natsu and Lucy's team explore the ancient ruins of the Sacred Graveyard, going ever downward as they get through each floor's challenge. Meanwhile, in an interdimensional space, Gray, Juvia, and Lyon are in a desperate battle with Sugar Boy over the first piece of the mysterious clock!

Natsu vs. Leo
176 votes

#17 - Natsu vs. Leo

Season 5 - Episode 39 - Aired 12/27/2014

Natsu begins a decisive battle against Leo, who now has the ability to suck all the flames out of his hot-tempered opponent! Meanwhile, the Liberum process continues, even though most of the Celestial Spirits have been defeated...

The Course of the Holy War
220 votes

#18 - The Course of the Holy War

Season 3 - Episode 42 - Aired 7/7/2012

Mary Hughes breaks a taboo by unleashing her ultimate power! Can Mirajane out-ultimate her? Plus, Natsu takes on a giant octopus! And... the debut of the Jiggle Jugs Gang?! (Warning: It's not as appealing as it sounds...)

Dissonance of Battle
192 votes

#19 - Dissonance of Battle

Season 3 - Episode 46 - Aired 8/4/2012

Doranbolt... or is that Mest Gryder?... returns! But whose side is he on this time? Meanwhile, teamwork isn't working out for Natsu, Elfman, and Lucy against the threat of Jackpot! Likewise, new partners Erza and Evergreen just can't get along!

Turbulent Showdown! Natsu vs. Laxus
207 votes

#20 - Turbulent Showdown! Natsu vs. Laxus

Season 3 - Episode 33 - Aired 5/5/2012

Natsu and Laxus are going to fight and the other members of Fairy Tail can't wait to see it... except for Erza and Gray, who are off on a mission to capture some bandits and their wizard bodyguards! Meanwhile, Lucy is still trying to figure out the meaning of the ancient characters on her father's memento...

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Time Begins to Tick
196 votes

#21 - Time Begins to Tick

Season 3 - Episode 43 - Aired 7/14/2012

Natsu gives all he's got against a Legion of one: Byro Cracy, who has the power to nullify all magic! Will the other Fairy Tail groups get there in time to pitch in? Or will this be... the beginning of the end?

The Fury of Legion
203 votes

#22 - The Fury of Legion

Season 3 - Episode 35 - Aired 5/19/2012

It's Natsu versus Sugar Boy! Wendy and Lily versus Coco! Lucy versus Hughes! And Gildarts versus Byro! But are the members of Legion really after Lucy... or something else?!

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When the Stars Fall
172 votes

#23 - When the Stars Fall

Season 5 - Episode 41 - Aired 1/17/2015

The two Fairy Tail groups go on attack mode, trying to destroy the celestial globe and Ophiuchus simultaneously, the only way to stop the mad Celestial Spirit King from gaining ultimate power. Of course, that's much easier said than done...

Lucy and Michelle
188 votes

#24 - Lucy and Michelle

Season 3 - Episode 54 - Aired 9/29/2012

Only Brain II is left standing between Natsu and Lucy, but he's the most powerful of the Six Generals! Also, learn the secret history of Lucy and Michelle in this epic finale to the Key of the Starry Heavens arc!

Angel Tears
213 votes

#25 - Angel Tears

Season 3 - Episode 52 - Aired 9/15/2012

As Lucy is slowly being sucked within the Infinity Clock, Imitatia faces off against Natsu, Elfman and Coco. In addition, every other member of Fairy Tail starts working to stop the Infinity Clock from bringing forth chaos and to find the runaway Kinana. Erza and Cobra continue their match. Gray and Dan Straight face off against Angel, whose self-titled Magic proves to be more dangerous for her than it is for her opponents.

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