1x43Defeat Your Friends to Save Your Friends Episode Summary Aired: Monday August 23, 2010
The Battle of Fairy Tail moves into high gear, and Fairy Tail members are falling left and right, forced to fight each other to save their friends. With the weakest out of the way, the Raijinshū themselves start to join in. Back at the guildhouse, Makarov, Natsu, and Gajeel are trapped. Frustrated, Natsu serendipidously frees Erza from her stone form allowing her to join the fray. To everyone's amazement, the reclusive Mystogan returns to even the odds.