The Dockers chances of playing finals are officially over after a 32-point loss to Essendon.
It was an emotion charged atmosphere at Optus Stadium as club greats Aaron Sandilands and Hayden Ballantyne played their last game in front of the Dockers home crowd.
Fremantle couldn't capitalise on the opportunities presented and the Bombers forward pressure a highlight in the 13.9.87 to 7.13.55 triumph.
The win locks away Essendon's finals position with a round to go.
Cam McCarthy booted three goals in the Dockers losing performance while Michael Walters kicked two as the sides only other multiple goalscorer in his 150th game.
Next week Fremantle finish their season with an away game to Port Adelaide.