Once again, Acnologia disappeared from sight. [36], After a short battle, Acnologia flies into the air and prepares to release his Dragon's Roar, prompting the entire guild to grabs hands and pour all their Magic Power into Freed so as to protect themselves from the blast; their attempt, however, is in vain and Tenrou Island is obliterated. Acnologia then grabs Jellal and starts to crush the life out of him. Acnologia was said to be casual when he attack Gildarts, and Gildarts lost some limbs as well as his organs getting screwed up, where as Acnologia was serious when he gave God Serena the Igneel treatment, so there is that to consider as well. [30] Gildarts then proceeds to crack, and destroy, Bluenote's Black Hole with his Magic; he then subsequently asks Bluenote if he would rather be the one to be sent flying. Prior to the beginning of the series, the man that would later become the infamous Dragon King was once a regular human over 400 years ago. When the attack ceased, all that was left was a gaping hole. "How did the dragon look?" Back near Magnolia, the fight between Gildarts and August halts abruptly as the combatants feel the presence of a powerful entity, but it is the latter who realizes it is Aconolgia. "Help me pay the rent !" Natsu gathers all the Dragon slayers power into one giant Fire Dragon Iron fist and hit Acnologia with it. The Christine makes it to the time lapse with the pursuing Acnologia. Magic He uses his new power to launch destructive attacks on Magnolia before using his power to cause the remaining dragon slayers to disappear. "There'll be some obstacles you'll have to overcome there. Gildarts is a playable character in Fairy Tail (Video Game). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Natsu! Previous Team Yes, even stronger than Gildarts and Makarov. The few people who escape Tenrou Island, such as Zeref Dragneel, Ultear Mikovich and The Magic Council can only watch as Acnologia finishes his task. Gildarts warns Natsu that a human cannot stand up to that Dragon, but Natsu says that Dragon Slayers exist for that exact reason. Jellal attacks Acnologia but is ineffective. [21], Seeing this, Gildarts sadly believes that Natsu has failed, though he is surprised by the fact that he does not give up; all the mini-Natsus intend to continue fighting, holding the belief that they now hold a numerical advantage, something which impresses Gildarts, as he is the first person to challenge him whilst in such a state. There, he stands before three Shields of Spriggan—Jacob Lessio, August and God Serena—the latter having just ended his battle against the remaining Gods of Ishgar, as well as Jura Neekis. Master (Thoughts): For the first time, I acted like a parent. fairy tail fairy tail 518 erza irene eileen acnologia dragon meteorite gildarts brandish All while Acnologia is pushed into the Ravines of Time alongside Ichiya and Anna. [17] Days later, he is seen alongside Makarov as the man announces the up and coming S-Class Mage Promotion Trial, which will take place on Tenrou Island, and those who will participate in it. Gildarts is the s-class mage and fifth guild master of fairy tail guild. The Time Lapse opens on it's own (Due to Zeref drawing power from it) but Acnologia sees it, blowing their element of surprise. [62] Gildarts then expresses sadness when Makarov sacrifices his life to cast Fairy Law and eliminate the threat of the Berserkers. Acno's Dragon Scales protect him from Galan's attacks. Affiliation Manga Debut Although initially spastic and unsure about whose daughter she is, Gildarts hugs her and acknowledges her as the child of his former wife and only true love: Cornelia. Gildarts couldn't react to Acnologia ripping him to shreds.Which means Acnologia is lot faster than Gildarts. He soon catches up to them and starts tearing Christine apart trying to get to Wendy. Human Anime Debut A/N - sorry I haven't updated in along time. As of December 16, X784, Tenrou Island was eradicated by Acnologia. Gildarts then tells Natsu to come to his house later and exits the guild, destroying the wall with his Magic. Later, however, Gildarts switches to more functional, armor-like prosthetic limbs. Alias In the post-credits scene, Human Acnologia picks up a ribbon that belonged to Sonya (The reason behind Acnologia's life goal.) Acnologia (アクノロギア Akunorogia), also known by the name The Black Dragon (黒龍, Kokuryū), and fearsomely reputed as The Black Dragon in the Book of Apocalypse, is a cataclysmically powerful human being that can take the form of a Dragon that assaulted the Fairy Tail Mages on Tenrou Island in the Year X784. He then asks Irene if she believes Zeref has the power to defeat him as she states he will. However just then their match is interrupted with Natsu being eaten by a dinosaur; Gildarts angrily punches the dinosaur, which frees Natsu and destroys much of the landscape. [65], Gildarts removes his cloak and assaults August, who manages to dodge all his strikes. Just when August moves to strike Cana, who has fallen hard after her strike, Gildarts moves in between them and absorb August’s staff attack. Claiming that he can quite clearly smell the stench of a Dragon, Acnologia senses the source is God Serena, with the Shield of Spriggan seemingly over the moon about finally encountering the "Dragon King". He stated he took an attack of similar or greater power a long time ago if I recall. his attacks probably wont hurt asta. At some point, Acnologia ran into Gildarts Clive when the Fairy Tail Guild S-Class Wizard was on a "Century Quest" at Zonia Mountain. Left Pectoral No one really knows for sure how powerful he is because we have never seen him go all out in a battle, his background is a mystery, but there is still a story to be told. Gildarts left arm and leg were missing and was replaced with wooden ones. Under his epithet of 'Hybrid Theory', he had the lacrima of multiple dragons inside him, giving him a wide range of attacks. Acnologia wonders she can entertain him for even a moment which she confirms. [42], They later arrive at an abbey where they attempt to gain access, but they are turned away. 45 (X784)[1] [19], Later on, after the start of the exam, Gildarts places himself along one of the eight available paths: the E Path, which Natsu and Happy later go down. [69] The effects of Crush occasionally manifest themselves as the target being separated into cubes; interestingly, should Crush be directly cast on another living organism, the recipient is separated into numerous, doll-like versions of themselves. That night, Gildarts wakes up to find Natsu missing and locates him near a waterfall, where he manages to convince the young man to tell him everything that's on his mind, after which Gildarts gives Natsu a reassuring pat on the head. Acnologia’s goal was to wipe out Dragon Slayers other than himself. With the overuse of his Dragon Slayer Magic corrupting him, Acnologia physically turned into a dragon and proclaimed himself to be the Dragon King. Age Gildarts Return The S-Class Trials Chosen Y/N & Pantherlily vs Laxus Meeting Zeref Grimoire Heart Attacks Y/N vs Mirajane Strings Attached Fourth Gear Y/N vs Doflamingo Fairy tail vs Hades Acnologia Attacks Seven Years Making Amense An Eventful Day Meat Off Y/N vs Sabo He approaches Mard Geer and the Demon deduces that the Black Dragon is after E.N.D. He also leaves Cana a card so they can keep in contact, though she rips it shortly after. His hatred for all dragons only amplified after seeing Sonya being killed. Before vanishing due to being another puppet used by Midnight, Lapointe reveals that the only way to stop the Infinity Clock is to dispose of Lucy. Declaring that all the world belongs to him, he revels in amazement at the fact that he cannot even fully control the power of time. [70], Master Hand-to-Hand Combatant: Gildarts is an extremely accomplished unarmed fighter. Hence, why Natsu and Gajeel could not leave the guild during the battle of Fairy Tail. He tells her to move but she refuses to comply, as he notes on her bravery to face him, despite knowing who he is. When Gildarts questions Byro's motives regarding Lucy, Byro replies that she has something they need. But this time the attack was pure white instead of Black and blue like his last one was, and Luffy barely dodged it "Damn, he did really decide to not hold back anymore. Cornelia (Wife; Deceased)Cana Alberona (Daughter) Gildarts agrees and tries to persuade Cana to join him, saying that they can share father-daughter moments, but is bluntly turned down. [76] He is also shown to be able to not only move, but attack with surprising agility and strength under the influence of Bluenote Stinger's gravitational field, a remarkable feat as Natsu, a potential S-Class Mage known for his physical prowess, wasn't even able to stand. Acnologia likely attacked them on Tenrou Island manga. Lucy and the other wizards gather together together to induce Fairy Sphere while Erza, Mirajane, Gray, Juvia, and Lyon fight Acnologia's physical body to try and give Lucy and the others some time. Meanwhile, Spiritual Acnologia has the Dragon Slayers on the ground bleeding and helpless. Japanese The two stare each other down then Irene uses her magic to create a sphere of fire, which surprises Acnologia who quickly disperses it but is blown back by another attack, a forceful shockwave. Gildarts' eye color was portrayed as black in the manga previously, but it was later changed to a light blue color scheme. Erza and Wendy are left shocked and terrified by his actions. Magic [28] Gildarts is soon forced to the ground and is repeatedly struck by Bluenote, who tells the man that without Magic, he's nothing more than garbage. 3 months ago. I was lost in the path of life. The Dragon Slayers begin their assault on Acnologia with Wendy enhancing their magic but each attempt is vain. "No." [2] He is also the father of Cana Alberona. He then asks if she enchanted the Earth but she says only the country of Fiore. And Acnologia was serious vs Jellal. "It's not [86] He possesses the following spells: Gildarts' appearance in Fairy Tail (Video Game). Meanwhile, Gray reaches the guildhall to confront Zeref, who confides his true intentions for obtaining Fairy Heart beyond killing Acnologia. [47], Makarov later leads Gildarts to an underground passage and shows him the guild's greatest secret, Lumen Histoire, and tells him that he will be the next Master of Fairy Tail. He opts to instead attack his foe with Crush, splitting August up into many cube-shaped pieces, however, he simply reassembles himself, commending the Fairy Tail Mage for his interesting form of Magic. [43], Gildarts and Laki find the real Michelle Lobster, After Laki and Gildarts defeat all the nuns and priests, they proceed to make their way to the back of the abbey where they find a young girl lying on a bed, attached to a Lacrima; Laki explains that the Lacrima is there to keep her in a coma. Back in the Ravines of Time, Acnologia tells the Dragon Slayers his long term goal to destroy the world. Acnologia comes to Tenrou Island after sensing the immense amounts of magic power generated by the battle between Fairy Tail and Grmoire Heart, and the negative emotions unleashed during the battle. A genuine one at that. Natsu says he's the last threat but Acnologia says he hasn't done anything yet but will end it. Gildarts Clive or Shanks and why? However, Acnologia says that it won't be a simple defeat, but a one-sided obliteration. In an instant, Acnologia defeated Gildarts and took his left arm, left leg and gutted his body, leaving him to die before flying away though Gildarts managed to survive, albeit with difficulties and permanent damage. Gildarts Clive. His chest sports scars, two of which are sti… [39], Following his battle with Byro and the subsequent theft of Lucy's clock piece, Gildarts informs the guild of what he was able to find out. "Whats the catch?" "The real reason why I failed my mission was because dragon attack me" Gildarts said. Soon after, Lapointe arrives and, after learning of Gildarts' identity, he declares that both Laki and Gildarts will not leave the place alive. Active Tired with his journey, he suddenly spots a woman surrounded by three snarling, horned monsters, and moves to assist her, easily scaring the three beasts off. At some point in time, Acnologia ran into Gildarts Clive when the S-Class Mage was on his "100-year quest" on Zonia Mountain. Upon being unlocked, Gildarts appears as a playable character in the PSP game Fairy Tail Zeref Awakens. Notes: It's thinking back to how Makarov was at the beginning of the series that makes me appreciate the character development he did go through. [11] Upon being declared the guild's Fifth Master, Gildarts quickly re-passed the mantle back upon Makarov and left the guild once more, suggesting a feeling of discomfort regarding leadership positions, or at least a dislike of added responsibility. Acnologia flies over the island, letting out a loud roar that terrifies most of the members of Team Tenrou on the island. During the S-Class Mage Promotion Trial, he easily defended himself against and even overwhelmed a determined Natsu, utilizing nothing but hand-to-hand combat. Master closes his eyes but then he hears footsteps. (y/n) Pov"Hey, Lucy. So Jellal did a better job vs Achno evading attacks. Eye Color Embarrassed and angry, Gildarts chases after Natsu to get his things back, which include not only dozens of gravure magazines, but also a picture of him and Cana. Later, Gildarts and Laki sneak into the living quarters of the Archbishop using the latter's Wood-Make. Sometime later, when Acnologia and other dragons discovered the true danger humans were to their race thanks to their new developed Dragon Slayer magic, Acnologia betrayed him and led an attack on his hometown, killing his family and people. Acnologia gets angry at what Natsu said about the Dragons being gentle and releases a huge amount of magical power into an attack. Crush In every instance of him attacking throughout the entirety of the series it has been to kill Natsu, Wendy, Gajeel, Sting, Rogue, Laxus, Irene, and/or God Serena. At some point, Acnologia ran into Gildarts Clive when the Fairy Tail Guild S-Class Wizard was on a "Century Quest" at Zonia Mountain. Spiritual Acnologia is then effected by the Fairy Sphere, unable to move allowing Natsu to finish him off with one final attack. Acnologia reacts in shock as his body is distorted and he at long last disappears into the time lapse, taking the Christine and its co-pilots with him and seemingly bringing the war to a close. Wiz: Gildarts had lost his left arm, left leg and an unspecified organ as a result. Explaining that it was a symbol of their determination towards the future, Gildarts angrily states that he won't forgive Bluenote for stepping all over their dreams. Acnologia took in an instant his left arm, leg … I’m still a bit confused about why it did what it did, and why Zeref simply getting mad triggers the appearance of the apocalypse. In the Tartaros Arc we learn that the Dragons were hiding within the Dragon Slayers since the year 777. [59] As the battle continues, Gildarts bears witness to Mavis create a giant illusion of herself to rally the Fairy Tail troops in response to Irene Belserion's echoed verbal taunts, which he comments on, noting that Mavis knows the best ways to grab everyone's attention. He then raises Natsu's spirits by saying that he will fight him once again, whenever he wants. [44] Laki decides to inform the guild about Lucy's "Michelle Lobster" being an impostor while Gildarts is next to her, carrying the real Michelle. Throwing Bluenote back, the Dark Mage happily tells Gildarts that the time to become serious has arrived and prepares his Black Hole. The surrounding waters were searched and investigated for half a year afterwards … But no survivors were found. Appealing to Natsu's wish, Gildarts completely releases his Magic Power, claiming that he will no longer hold back, prompting Natsu to fall to his knees, completely overwhelmed with fear. Even acknowledged as Fairy Tail's strongest S-Class Mage, Gildarts was no match for the Dragon King. Laki asks him why he he was so harsh with them; Gildarts tells Laki to look carefully, revealing that the priests and nuns Gildarts disposed of weren't human. Occupation He then orders Natsu to stay silent after the latter starts spouting questions concerning Igneel, Metalicana and Grandeeney. She then uses magic that Acnologia surprised that he is unfamiliar with as Irene states it's Magic of the new era. [24], Gildarts lividly returns to Tenrou Island, After passing Natsu, Gildarts, along with Freed and Bickslow, leaves Tenrou Island to return to the guild. [23], Gildarts happily declares Natsu to have passed, Before he is able to pass Natsu for his efforts, Natsu shouts that he desired to properly defeat a real S-Class Mage, something which Gildarts predicted. A big threat tho you 'll have to overcome there unfamiliar with as states. 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