The film focuses on the titular guild coming across a young woman, Eclair (Creator/AyaEndo), who is amnesiac and doesn't know much about her past -- only that she's travelling with her friend, a bird named Momon (Creator/MikaKanai), that she holds half of a mysterious stone. It doesn't take long for people to come after her in the form of the Carbuncle guild, who act on behest of Duke Cream, the spoiled ruler of a small country named Veronica. It soon falls on Team Natsu to protect Eclair and at the same time prevent whatever Cream has in store for her.
The film focuses on the titular guild coming across a young woman, Eclair (Creator/AyaEndo), who is amnesiac and doesn't know much about her past -- only that she's
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Fairy Tail manages to beat Dist and destroy the phoenix, but at the cost of Eclair and Momon's life, the former who sacrifices herself to do so.]]
* ChekhovsGunman: Geese, the criminal Team Natsu chases at the beginning of the film. [[spoiler:In the climax, he saves Lucy and Eclair from falling into a crevasse caused by the Phoenix]].
* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler:Eclair]].
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Attempted by Momon to save Eclair. Played straight with Eclair herself.]]
* LateArrivalSpoiler: For the dub as it reveals the regained guild hall, Panther Lily, and [[spoiler:the death of Lucy's father, and the [[NotQuiteDead un-death]] of Lisanna]]. For regular viewers of the anime, the guild regaining their old guild hall after the Grand Magic Games arc.
* YouCantThwartStageOne: [[spoiler:The phoenix gets released despite the group's efforts to stop it]].
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