User:GhostMember/Timeline of Events in the Series

The following is a chronological list of events in the Fairy Tail anime and manga.



The order of events in this section is approximate and may be subject to debate

Several Centuries Prior
  • The Black Wizard Zeref creates numerous artefacts and demons infused with dark magic including Lullaby and Deliora. He is eventually sealed on Tenrou Island.
400 years prior
  • Roubaul creates Nirvana but seals it away after citizens of Nirvana massacre each other under its side-effects
Prior to 736
  • Purehito leaves Fairy Tail. Makarov is named as his successor.
Sometime after 736
Sometime between 764~769
  • The R-Project is conceived and construction work on the Tower of Heaven begins.
  • A slave working on the R-Project, Erza Scarlet successfully leads a slave revolution, but is betrayed by Jellal Fernandes under the influence of Ultear's hypnosis.
  • Construction work on the Tower of Heaven resumes under Jellal's command
Sometime after 769
  • Jellal becomes Brain's apprentice, along with 5 other slave children who eventually become core members of the Oracion Seis.
Sometime between 774 and 777
  • Gray Fullbuster joins Fairy Tail and Erza Scarlet following after
  • Cana Alberona first qualifies for Fairy Tail's S-Class Trial
Sometime between 781 and 784
  • Loke joins Fairy Tail
Sometime prior to 782
  • Erza Scarlet and Mirajane pass Fairy Tail's S-Class Trial.
  • Elfman goes berserk on an S-class mission and seemingly kills his sister, Lisanna, who is actually transported to Edolas via Anima.
  • Mirajane retires from active duty.
Sometime prior to 784

Chapters 1-69

  • Sometime between June-July
    • Lucy Heartfilia joins Fairy Tail
  • Duke Everlue is arrested
  • The Eisenwald guild attempts an assassination on the local guild masters using Lullaby but are foiled by Erza and several Fairy Tail members
  • Ownership of Virgo changes hands from Duke Everlue to Lucy
  • Most of Eisenwald's members are arrested and Eisenwald is dissolved
  • Erza is arrested and found guilty on charges of property damage during her intervention.
  • Deliora is successfully unsealed by Lyon Bastia, and is destroyed.
  • Lyon Bastia joins Lamia Scale, following several former members.
  • Phantom Lord instigates a guild war with Fairy Tail, under the pretext of returning Lucy Heartfilia to her father.
  • Sagittarius forms a contract with Lucy Heartfilia
  • Both Fairy Tail and Phantom Lord's guild headquarters are destroyed during the conflict.
  • Phantom Lord is disbanded, and their guild master, Wizard Saint Jose Porla is stripped of his status.

Chapters 70-102

  • Loke forms a contract with Lucy Heartfilia
  • The R-Project is completed by Jellal Fernandes.
  • The Magic Council is successfully destroyed through Jellal Fernandes and Ultear's efforts.
  • Simon is killed by Jellal Fernandes
  • Jellal is rendered comatose through the sideeffects of fusing himself with Aetherion

Chapters 103-164

  • Fairy Tail's guild reconstruction is complete.
  • Gajeel Redfox and Juvia Loxar join Fairy Tail following Phantom Lord's disbandment
  • Gajeel Refox also infiltrates Raven's Tail as a spy, under Makarov's orders.
  • Laxus Dreyar, along with the Raijinshuu hijack the Fantasia festival to launch a coup d'etat against Makarov.
  • After failing to remove Makarov from his position, Laxus Dreyar is expelled from Fairy Tail.
  • Fairy Tail, Blue Pegasus, Lamia Scale and Cait Shelter form an alliance to defeat the Oracion Seis
  • Brain coerces Wendy Marvell to revive Jellal Fernandes from his comatose state
  • Nirvana is successfully unsealed by Jellal, which is then destroyed by the allied guilds
  • Representatives from the newly reformed Magic Council arrest Jellal Fernandes and the Oracion Seis
  • Ownership of Gemini, Scorpio, and Aries changes hands from Angel to Lucy
  • Cait Shelter is disbanded, and Wendy Marvel and Charles join Fairy Tail

Chapters 165-200

  • Gildarts Crive returns to Fairy Tail after failing to complete a 100-year quest.
  • Magnolia is absorbed by Anima and transported to Edolas as a Lacrima.
  • King Faust of Edolas wages war against the Exceed Kingdom and successfully removes them from power, but is ousted in a coup d'etat through the efforts of Mystogan and Panther Lily, Natsu's group and Edolas's Fairy Tail.
  • Mystogan leaves Fairy Tail in order to lead the Edolas Kingdom.
  • Magnolia is restored and the Exceed race is banished to Earthland via Anima.

Panther Lily joins Fairy Tail, along with Lisanna who returns to Earthland.

Chapters 201-

  • December
    • The Magic Council's Doranbalt infiltrates Fairy Tail's annual S-Class Trial under the alias "Mest Gryder".
    • Grimoire Heart attacks the site of Fairy Tail's S-Class Trial, Tenrou Island, with the intent of kidnapping the black wizard Zeref
    • Zoldeo is killed by Caprico and Loke. Caprico offers his key to Lucy, who accepts.