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March to Destruction
Nirvana final stage



Hametsu no Kōshin

Episode Chronology
Adopted From

Fairy Tail Chapter #147
Fairy Tail Chapter #148




Oración Seis Arc

Air Date

December 27, 2010

Theme Music
Opening Song

Egao No Mahou

Ending Song


Episode Guide
Recollections of Jellal
Super Air Battle! Natsu vs. Cobra

March to Destruction (破滅の行進, Hametsu no Kōshin) is the 60th episode of the Fairy Tail anime. It first aired on December 27, 2010.

Jellal's attempt to destroy Nirvana is thwarted by Brain and works to fully awaken it. Nirvana's form as a city of the ancients is revealed. Brain moves the city towards its first target, which seems to be Cait Shelter. Natsu attempts to defeat Brain but is prevented from doing so by Cobra.


Jellal revives

Erza scolds Jellal

Erza Scarlet and Jellal Fernandes have finally reunited deep inside of the Worth Woodsea. But Jellal has lost his memories. Jellal tries to free Erza of her hatred by using a Self-Destruction Spell to destroy Nirvana and himself. Erza scolds Jellal for resorting to such methods and tells him that he can't possibly be at peace and that he still has sins to repent for. She cries as she tells him to live, but it seems Jellal will not budge. However, his Self-Destruction Spell is stopped by Brain, who turns out to have been the one who taught Jellal that type of Magic.

Episode 60 - Natsu before

The team running towards the city of Nirvana

Nirvana's true form is revealed as an old city of the ancients. Erza and Jellal manage to survive as the city uproots out of the ground, and together decide to travel forward with Jellal having newfound hope and encouragement due to Erza's words. Natsu Dragneel, Lucy Heartfilia and Gray Fullbuster are caught up in the awakening of Nirvana. They head up but are separated when Natsu falls off and is rescued by Happy. Carla and Wendy Marvell are shocked to find that the moving city is moving towards their guild, Cait Shelter.

Episode 60 - Natsu vs Cobra

Natsu and Happy vs. Cobra and Cuberos

Later, a determined Natsu and Happy make it to the King's Summit and square off against Brain and Cobra. Brain controls Nirvana in order to reach its first target. Natsu attempts to take him out but is obstructed by Cobra. The two engage each other in a battle where Natsu experiences a difficult start due to the fact that Cobra seems to be able to predict all his movements.

Characters In Order of Appearance


Magic, Spells, and Abilities used

Magic used

  • Heaven's Eye (天元, Tengen)
  • Aera (翼, Ēra)
  • Dragon Slayer Magic (滅竜魔法, Metsuryū Mahō)
    • Fire Dragon Slayer Magic (火の滅竜魔法, Ka no Metsuryū Mahō)
  • Sound Magic

Spells used

  • Fire Dragon's Roar (火竜の咆哮, Karyū no Hōkō)

Abilities used

  • Hand-to-Hand Combat
  • Wing Generation

Items used

  • Nirvana (ニルヴァーナ, Niruvāna)

Manga and Anime Differences

  • The anime added a flashback scene of Brain teaching Jellal how to make a Self-Destruction Spell.
  • When Brain nullifies Jellal's Self-Destruction Spell in the manga, the circle seems to melt. In the anime, the circle shatters to pieces.
  • Nirvana's awakening is extended in the anime.
  • When Nirvana first appears in the anime, it has six legs. In the manga, it has eight.
  • In the anime, Natsu, Gray and Lucy are running up the leg of Nirvana. In the manga, they are crawling and climbing up the leg.


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