attack on titan Season 4 Part 2 has proven time and time again that no one is safe, and the anime continues to rack up bodies before the end of this outing. not only did attack on titan Episode 86 ends tragically for two major characters, but it left the fate of Floch Forster (Kensho Ono/Matt Shipman) hanging in the balance. Those wondering if Floch is really and truly dead can look to the attack on titan sleeve for answers.
[Warning: This article contains spoilers for Attack on Titan Episode 86, “Retrospective.”]
Things get deadly in ‘Attack on Titan’ episode 86
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attack on titan Episode 85 ended with a brutal fight between the alliance and the Yeagerists, and things only get worse in episode 86. “Flashback” sees the Yeagerists cornering the anime’s main characters. The only way they can escape from the situation is by killing their own comrades. Sadly, they do quite a bit of that in this installment.
Still, Floch nearly stops the alliance’s plans by aiming a thunder lance at the seaplane they are trying to launch. It is thanks to Gabi (Ayane Sakura/Lindsay Seidel) that he is unsuccessful. She shoots him just in time for the thunder spear to crash into the ocean instead of the boat.
Wounded, Floch also plummets into the water. That’s the last time fans see him on attack on titan Episode 86 Although many believe he is dead after the fall, the anime has yet to show a body. Does Floch die in the manga?
Does Floch Forster die in the ‘Attack on Titan’ manga?
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Floch Forster dies in the attack on titan manga, but not immediately after the events of episode 86. Still committed to saving Paradis Island, Floch manages to hold on to the seaplane with his vertical maneuvering gear. Even after receiving a mortal wound, he endures long enough to face the alliance one last time.
Floch puts everything on his side to prevent the alliance from reaching Eren, but to no avail. Mikasa (Yui Ishikawa/Trina Nishimura) is forced to finish him off and spends her last moments pleading with the group. She argues that Rumbling is the only way to save Paradis Island. He remains committed to that cause until the end.
Given Floch’s final scene in the manga, it’s likely fans will see the character one last time in the anime. So far, the adaptation has stuck to the source material. Assuming that continues, Floch isn’t dead on the show yet.
We will probably see Floch Forster again in the anime.
Because Floch survives a little longer in the attack on titan manga, viewers will likely see him again after episode 86. Although his attempt to bring down the boat would have been an epic send-off for the character, the anime will likely spend more time on his actual death.
The biggest question is whether the anime will adapt Hajime Isayama’s source material exactly in the future. The next episode is supposed to be the end of season 4 part 2, but there are still a few chapters to adapt before reaching the end of the manga.
If the anime alters the ending, we may not see Floch again. However, he’s yet to show any signs of such major changes, so hopefully Eren’s right hand will get one last chance to shine.
attack on titan Episode 87 premieres on April 3, 2022.
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