Fairy Tail

10 Best Episodes of Fairy Tail - Season 5

Lucy is a 17-year-old girl, who wants to be a full-fledged mage. One day when visiting Harujion Town, she meets Natsu, a young man who gets sick easily by any type of transportation. But Natsu isn't just any ordinary kid, he's a member of one of the world's most infamous mage guilds: Fairy Tail.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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Fairy Tail - S5E4

#15 - Gray vs. Rufus (Season 5 - Episode 4)

During the final event of the Grand Magic Games, Gray is tasked with beating Rufus, which is the key to Sabertooth's fall. But it seems to be a one-sided battle as Rufus uses his Memory Magic to make new magic, as well as causing Gray to forget his own!

The episode was rated 8.26 from 104 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E10

#14 - Erza vs. Kagura (Season 5 - Episode 10)


Natsu's "away team" has successfully rescued Lucy and Yukino, but now they're puzzling over the mystery of the two Lucys! And back in Crocus, Erza's battle against Kagura truly begins, a battle steeped in vengeance more than sport!

The episode was rated 8.28 from 105 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E9

#13 - The Kingdom 'til Tomorrow (Season 5 - Episode 9)

The Lucy rescue team led by Natsu finally makes it out of Hell Palace after an epic battle with the Garou Knights... but they're stopped dead in their tracks by a single mysterious figure before them!

The episode was rated 8.28 from 106 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E8

#12 - Our Place (Season 5 - Episode 8)


It's the last round of the all-out battle between the members of the Fairy Tail rescue team and the Garou Knights! But if Natsu, Lucy, and the others triumph, will they become enemies of the state?!

The episode was rated 8.28 from 106 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E11

#11 - A Future Racing Toward Despair (Season 5 - Episode 11)

Erza's battle royale with Kagura finally ends in an unexpected way. Also, we learn of the untold connection between the two combatants. And will Natsu and his team ever escape from the palace with Lucy and future Lucy?!

The episode was rated 8.31 from 108 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E13

#10 - Roaring Thunder! (Season 5 - Episode 13)


The end of the Grand Magic Games is near, and only the strongest wizards remain in the final battle. But Gajeel has become a new form to battle an unknown shadowy evil! With her wounded leg, Erza can barely fight against the deadly Minerva! And Laxus is up against possibly the most powerful wizard of all: Jura of the Ten Wizard Saints!

The episode was rated 8.35 from 106 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E23

#9 - Fields of Gold (Season 5 - Episode 23)

The only way to stop the rogue Rogue from the future and the seven dragons from the past is to destroy the gigantic time portal that they came through... except it's made out of Magnanium alloy, which is highly resistant to magic! Then, the future Lucy is dead, but long live future Lucy?! What lies in wait when her body dematerializes from the present?

The episode was rated 8.37 from 113 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E12

#8 - Frog (Season 5 - Episode 12)


Future Lucy warns of an impending attack by a swarm of over 10,000 dragons, but does she have a solution? And is she even telling the truth? Jellal, for one, doesn't think so!

The episode was rated 8.38 from 110 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E22

#7 - Time of Life (Season 5 - Episode 22)

As several wizards across Crocus are cornered and killed by the dragons, Ultear recalls her forbidden Last Ages spell, which is capable of reversing time at the cost of the user's life. After deciding to atone for for her lifelong misdeeds, she casts the spell in an attempt to avoid the dragons' arrival in the present. Afterward, she discovers that only one minute has been reversed and collapses. As a result of her spell, however, the wizards are able to foresee and prevent their own deaths, including Gray's. Lucy reunites with her friends at Eclipse and reveals that, according to her future self's notebook, they can return Future Rogue and the dragons to their respective time periods by destroying Eclipse once and for all.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 102 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E21

#6 - Sin and Sacrifice (Season 5 - Episode 21)


Jellal and Erza are saved from Millianna's wrath when Ultear comes to their aid, explaining to the woman that she is the evil behind the Tower of Heaven incident. With the Mages of Fiore struggling against the attacking Dragons and hatchlings and neither Natsu nor Future Rogue gaining an advantage in their fight, many people begin to feel doubtful about surviving the war. Concurrently, Gray falls to one of Motherglare's minions protecting Juvia, and Ultear decides she no longer deserves to live after the darkness she has brought to those around her.

The episode was rated 8.50 from 107 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E1

#5 - King of the Dragons (Season 5 - Episode 1)

Fairy Tail is back, picking up where it left off, in the middle of the Grand Magic Games! But during a short break, Gajeel leads Natsu and Wendy to the underground dragon burial ground. Wendy uses her magic to communicate with a dragon's soul, which leads to them getting a revelatory history lesson involving two of their greatest foes!

The episode was rated 8.50 from 126 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E18

#4 - Seven Dragons (Season 5 - Episode 18)


Seven dragons have invaded Crocus from the ancient past and are tearing up the city. It seems the only thing that can defeat a dragon is a Dragon Slayer, but there are only six in town (including Natsu, Rogue, Sting, etc.), so Doranbolt goes on a mission to enlist the aid of a certain nefarious Slayer...

The episode was rated 8.54 from 107 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E17

#3 - For Me, Too (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 episode was rated 8.57 from 105 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E14

#2 - Gloria (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 episode was rated 8.59 from 118 votes.

Fairy Tail - S5E3

#1 - Fairy Tactician (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!

The episode was rated 8.63 from 106 votes.

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