Layla Heartfilia was Lucy Heartfilia's mother, and the wife of Jude Heartfilia. She was also a Celestial Spirit Mage. Although she passed away years before the start of the story, her presence serves as a catalyst for several significant events during her daughter's adventures with Fairy Tail, such as the conflict with Zoldeo who had possessed Capricorn along with Brandish's grudge against Lucy.
Powers and Stats
Tier: Unknown. Likely at least 8-A to 7-C
Name: Layla Heartfilia
Origin: Fairy Tail
Age: 29 at the time of her death
Classification: Human, Mage
Attack Potency: Unknown. Likely at least Multi-City Block level (With Cancer) to Town level (With Capricorn and Aquarius) (Was able to open three gates, which indicates that her magic power was comparable to her daughter's during the battle with Tartaros).
Speed: Unknown. Likely Massively Hypersonic+ via power-scaling
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Multi-City Block Class to Town Class with Spirits
Durability: Unknown. Likely Town level
Stamina: Very high (Survived a long time after sacrificing her life force to open the gate)
Range: Several hundred of meters with Aquarius' attacks
Standard Equipment: Her Celestial Spirit Gate Keys (Aquarius, Cancer and Capricorn)
Intelligence: High (Considered one of the most skilled Celestial Spirit Mages in hundreds of years, able to fully use Zeref's Eclipse Gate despite the fact that theory behind it baffling even to leading wizards of the age when it was created)
Weaknesses: Born with a poor constitution and became even more sickly after opening the Eclipse Gate.
Celestial Spirit Magic: Layla had practiced Celestial Spirit Magic as her daughter, which allows her to summon Celestial Spirits, magical beings residing in the Celestial Spirit World, using the keys of their respective Gates. Utilizing this Magic, she was able to open the Eclipse Gate.
- Multiple Summon: Layla has the ability to summon more than one Celestial Spirit at the same time, with three being the maximum number shown.
Immense Endurance: Layla was shown to have quite some endurance when she used her own life force and successfully opened the Eclipse Gate as a substitute of the Magic Power for Aquarius key even though she was born with a frail body.