Team Natsu & Gajeel Redfox vs. Celestial Spirit King (Eclipse) is an anime-exclusive fight fought between the Fairy Tail Team Natsu and the Fairy Tail Mage Gajeel Redfox against the Eclipse Celestial Spirit King.


After reaching the Celestial Spirit World, the Mages are shocked to see what seems to be the Eclipse Celestial Spirit King. After the latter absorbed all the 12 Zodiac Spirits, the Mages decide to attack him. Gray and Juvia deliver the first attack, which turn out ineffective. The guild then attacks the king consequently, yet again to no avail. As such, the Eclipse King keeps overwhelming the Mages and starts turning them into star constellations, until only Natsu, Happy, Lucy, Gray, Erza and Gajeel are left.[1]


Eclipse King attacks Natsu

The Celestial Spirit Beast's roar

With Natsu's attacks being vain on the Celestial Spirit King, the Mages keep attacking but to no success, They are then overpowered by the Eclipse King unique physiology. The king fires dark green beams from his body, similar to the one that struck Natsu before, dealing great damage. Befitting their determined characters, the Mages rise yet again to continue their fight. After realizing that the twelve Spirits are still alive, Natsu and Happy fly towards the Celestial Spirit Beast in order to rescue them, thus entering the beast's mouth, leaving the king himself to his comrades.[1]

Planetary Flames! Exploding Flame Edge!

Natsu about to destroy the core

The Celestial Spirit Beast then starts shapeshifting into a more distinctive form and continues attacking the Mages, while Natsu and Happy wander into his stomach, reaching a vast space. Natsu then finds himself targeted by the king's immune system, but he eventually wins against it, while the rest of the team manages to deal damage onto the Eclipse Beast. Natsu and Happy eventually find the core of the beast, noticing the real Celestial Spirit King chained by it. As it starts dragging him into the core, Natsu tries attacking the chains but in vain. The thirteen chains are revealed to be the Zodiac Spirits, leading Natsu to decide to wake up the king. In the meantime, after the Eclipse Celestial Spirit King changes form again, the team keeps attacking him with full power, believing that Natsu will save their friends. The Dragon Slayer starts eating the core's matter. With the new power he gained, Natsu then casts Planetary Flames: Exploding Flame Blade, destroying the Spirit's core, ultimately blowing up the Eclipse Celestial Spirit King into pieces.[2]


After the battle, Erza pulls Natsu and Happy from the rubble. The Celestial Spirit World returns to normal, as well as the rest of the Spirits and the king himself, with none of them remembering anything from what happened.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Fairy Tail Anime: Episode 217
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fairy Tail Anime: Episode 218


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