SPOILER ALERT! It’s been almost a year and a half since the end of Attack on Titan season 3. With AoT S4 just around the corner, we wanted to give you a quick refresher for the highly anticipated upcoming season premiere. Here’s what you need to know going into Attack on Titan’s final season.
For the past 100 years, humanity has lived within giant walls to protect itself from the Titans, giant lumbering beasts with a taste for human flesh. When the Titans suddenly smash through the wall, it forever changes the destinies of Eren, Mikasa and Armin, three childhood friends who sign up to try to defeat the Titans once and for all.
Our explainer goes over Eren’s motivation and the Survey Corps which includes adoptive sister Mikasa and childhood friend Armin. The origin of the Titans is detailed and it’s connection to Eren’s father, Grisha Yeager. Plot points from seasons 1 to 3 are also referred to including Eren’s Titan abilities and his interaction with the Beast, Armored, and Colossal Titans due to the conflict between Eldia and Marley.