Attack on Titan: 7 Cruelest Plot Twists That Made Fans Shudder Before Upcoming Series Finale

Attack on Titan: 7 Cruelest Plot Twists That Made Fans Shudder Before Upcoming Series Finale
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Attack On Titan is a franchise that fans have been following for more than a decade now, and it is just about the time that it finally comes to an end. After bamboozling fans multiple times about when the anime finale will finally air, the upcoming Season 4 Part 4 looks promising enough to deliver the finale to the fans.

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Hajime Isayama, the creator of Attack On Titan, has never failed to surprise fans with unexpected plot twists and surprises throughout the run of the franchise, something which is responsible for the major success of the same. Following is a list that goes over such cruel plot twists in the whole of the series.

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7. Identity Of The Female Titan

Out of the 9 founding titans, the Female Titan manages to stand out due to being the only titan that is not a male character. The identity of the Female titan was kept as a secret in the beginning, but as the show progressed it was revealed that it was none other than Annie Leonhart behind this particular founding titan. Leonhart was a member of the Survey Corps, and a friend of Eren Yeager.

Reveal Of Female Titan
Reveal Of Female Titan

6. The Basement Reveal

The secret of what the basement in Eren’s house contains was something that Erwin sacrificed his life for by charging against the beast Titan. The basement contained three books owned by Eren’s father, which unveiled secrets about the Titans, Grisha’s past, as well as the life outside the walls.

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Basement Of Yeager's House
Basement Of Yeager’s House

5. Reveal Of Colossal And Attack Titan

Colossal and Attack Titans are two of the most iconic titans in Attack on Titan, as they were the first ever founding titans to be showcased. They were the ones who invaded Paradise Island in the first place, causing the series to kick off.

It was later revealed that both of these titans are none other than Bertholdt Hoover and Reiner Braun, two of Eren’s close friends and members of the survey corps.

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Colossal Titan
Colossal Titan

4. Zeke Yeager Is The Half Brother Of Eren Yeager

It already came as a surprise that Zeke was the Beast titan, and the leader of the mission led by the Marleyans to take over Paradise Island. However, one twist that nobody ever expected was that Zeke was the half-brother of the main protagonist of the series Eren Yeager, as he was the son Grisha had before he moved to Paradise Island where he had Eren.

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Zeke Yeager
Zeke Yeager

3. Origin Of Titans and Their Powers

It was revealed later in the series how Titans and their powers came to be. Ymir Fritz was titled the founding titan after she made a deal with the Devil of All Earth and inherited the powers of all the 9 founding titans we see today.

It was also revealed that all the titans that roam around are humans who have been turned into titans by none other than Marleyans, so they can be militarized or to cause problems.

Ymir Fritz The Founding Titan
Ymir Fritz The Founding Titan

2. Titans In The Wall

The walls in Attack on Titan that cover Paradise Island have been the centre of attention ever since the beginning of the series. However, one major plot twist about the same is how the wall was made out of hundreds of thousands of colossal thousands who have been forced to be hardened and crystallised to create the wall.

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Titans In The Wall
Titans In The Wall

1. End Of Attack On Titan

*SPOILER ALERT*

Attack on Titan‘s End has already been written in the manga, and will soon be aired in its animated form too. The end goes over one of the major shocks of the series, which involves Eren becoming the major antagonist of the series instead, where he starts the rumbling using the titans in the walls, nearly destroying all of humanity before he is stopped.

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Eren Starts The Rumbling
Eren Starts The Rumbling

Nobody ever expected such a long-running legacy series to come to an end like this, and while many fans protested at first, the end was slowly accepted by the audience, with many even appreciating the creator for going out of the way and doing something different.

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Aaditya Chugh

Written by Aaditya Chugh

Aaditya Chugh is an Anime Content Writer at FandomWire. With a passion for everything in the anime world, he offers relatable insights and reviews. While he loves to binge-watch Code Geass often as it's his favourite anime, he never fails to provide context to whatever's happening in the Anime world at the present!