attack on titan Season 4 forces characters on both sides of the anime conflict to put aside their differences for the good of humanity. That means confronting the terrible things that have been done in the past. And while they put everything on the table in attack on titan Episode 84, The Scouts discover the truth about a devastating death: Marco’s.
[Warning: This article contains spoilers for Attack on Titan Episode 84, “Night of the End.”]
Marco Bodt has a tragic end in season 1 of ‘Attack on Titan’
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Marco Bodt perished during the battle of the Trost district in attack on titan Season 1 but had an impact on the main characters of the anime before meeting its end. In fact, their friendship serves as a motivating force for Jean throughout the series. He even cites “those ash bones” as the reason why he can’t follow Eren’s plans in attack on titan Season 4.
But while Jean and the other Scouts knew that Marco died under suspicious circumstances, they didn’t know the full story behind his death. His ODM kit was missing when his body was discovered, and was later found in Annie’s possession. That implied that she had something to do with it, a fact that was confirmed for viewers in later episodes.
attack on titan Season 3 shows the full context of Marco’s death in a flashback, revealing that he was killed for hearing the truth about Reiner and Bertolt. Reiner forced Annie to remove her ODM gear and then left him for the Titans. It’s just another betrayal by the group, but it’s not one the characters are aware of.
attack on titan Episode 84 changes that, revealing the devastating truth of Marco’s death to Jean and the others.
‘The main characters of Attack on Titan discover the truth in episode 84
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attack on titan Episode 84 sees the anime’s main characters dealing with their new alliance, and it’s an uneasy truce considering all they’ve done to each other. Yelena makes things worse by digging up old grudges. And when she can’t seem to shake the group, she brings up Marco.
When he does, Annie and Reiner admit their role in Marco’s death, giving the Scouts more information than before. The truth about his friend’s death runs deep, especially when Reiner admits that Marco wanted to talk about things.
Reiner’s confession drives Jean to snap, and the ensuing physical altercation threatens to end the alliance. Fortunately, that doesn’t happen. But will the depth of Reiner and Annie’s betrayal create further complications when they team up with their former comrades?
Will Reiner’s confession threaten the characters’ alliance?
The truth about Marco’s death leaves the characters nervous in the face of attack on titan Episode 85, and it raises questions about whether they can really put the past behind them.
Marco’s death is not the only thing that could prevent it. However, he underscores how deep the Warriors’ deception went. Combined with all the other grudges, it could make it hard for you to work together.
For now, the group seems to control their emotions, even if Yelena provoked them briefly. Whether that will last long enough for Eren to be stopped remains a question. They’ll have to support each other if they want to defeat the Jaegers and stop the rumble, so I hope they got all their anger out during this week’s episode.
new episodes of attack on titan Season 4 Part 2 drops on Sundays on Crunchyroll and Hulu.
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