attack on titan Season 4 Part 2 recently saw the anime’s main characters form a reluctant alliance to stop Eren and Rumbling. However, their history can make it difficult for them to work together. attack on titan Episode 84 underscores that point, asking if the Scouts and Marley Warriors can really put their differences aside to save the world.
[Warning: This article contains spoilers for Attack on Titan Episode 84, “Night of the End.”]
Season 4 of ‘Attack on Titan’ forces its characters to form an alliance
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attack on titan Season 4 Part 2 has thrown plenty of twists in viewers’ paths, but perhaps none as surprising as the Scouts deciding to work with Annie and Reiner to stop Eren.
No matter which side of the conflict between Paradis Island and Marley they are on, most of the main actors in the anime disagree with Eren’s mass genocide. But will that be enough to form a united front against him?
It’s no secret that the remaining characters have a complicated history with each other, and attack on titan Episode 84 reminds them of that. Although they reluctantly agreed to an alliance last week, Yelena forces them to question her during the latest installment.
‘Attack on Titan’ episode 84 stirs up old emotions
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attack on titan Episode 84 opens with the alliance eating stew around a campfire, but things aren’t peaceful when the characters agree to their reunion.
The gang is already on edge after everything they’ve been through together, and Yelena makes matters worse. She reminds them of all the damage they have caused each other, mentioning everything from Reiner and Annie’s betrayals to the Scouts’ attack on Liberio during attack on titan Season 4 Part 1.
Their dinner ends with Jean attacking Reiner, just after learning the truth about what happened to Marco in Season 1. It’s a devastating moment that underscores just how deep the cracks run in their relationships. So can they really overcome all their differences to defeat Eren?
Can the characters successfully work together to stop Eren?
Although fighting by the campfire suggests that the attack on titan the characters will have trouble working together, the end of episode 84 offers hope. Gabi is the first to throw away her pride and beg the alliance to go ahead with her plans. And they do it despite bringing up her grudge the night before.
Of course, one question remains, one for which Annie doesn’t get a straight answer. If the only way to stop Eren is to kill him, will that break the alliance?
Annie and the Marley soldiers seem prepared for that possibility. However, Eren’s friends are not prepared to face it. Mikasa resists the suggestion, leading Annie to assume that the Scouts will turn on them if that becomes her only option. It’s a good point, and it may come up again later. However, the group will first try to reason with Eren, assuming they can get past his followers and get to him before he does the unthinkable.
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