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Attack on Titan (or, "Shingeki no Kyojin") is a manga by Hajime Isayama and an anime by Production I.G and Wit Studio. It's a dystopian fantasy about people under attack by "Titans", gigantic humanoid creatures who devour humans for no apparent reason.

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Could marleyans turn into titanizable people if they eat the rests of titans?

In an episode of the last season of Attack on Titan, the daughters of Ymir Fritz ate the rest of their mother's corpse, and presumably because of this, all their descendants can turn into titans. What ...
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Was everything that happened in AOT the will of Eren or the will of Ymir?

So I just finished "Attack on Titan" last night, and I still feel like I'm not quite getting the big picture. I became confused when the use of the PATHS came into play. I know that with the ...
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Different kinds of hardening abilities

Ok, as far as I know, there are 3 types of hardening. White hardening = Jaw and Warhammer Blue/Crystal hardening = Female, Attack and Beast Natural hardening = Armored My question now is, are those ...
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{Spoiler} AOT - When exactly did Eren get Attack and Founding titan from his father?

So in finale Eren says that he directed the titan towards his mother because Bertolt was there and he still was important for things. (So that he survives and Armin takes his power and not some random ...
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Why did Erwin bother to stand at the wall and stare at Reiner instead of evacuating with his troops?

We all know that badass moment in Attack on Titan Season 3 Episode 14 when Erwin stares at the Armored Titan, but what's the tactical advantage he would gain by standing there instead of jumping down ...
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Do the blades from the eldian forces have anything special to be able to cut giant limbs?

The eldian forces are merely human size, when Kyojins are from 2 to 15 meters in average, however with blades they are capable to cut meters long of giant limbs in a single swing. Do the blades from ...
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Why did the source of all living matter die when all Titans died, if it existed before Titan existed?

The source of all living matter existed before merging with Ymir and creating the Titans, then, Why did the source of all living matter die when all Titans died, if it existed before Titan existed?
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Are there any references to A\The "Black Sword" in official Attack on Titan source material?

In 2007 Epic released a song entitled Crimson Bow and Arrow as part of their EP Epic Vs Attack on Titan The tracks on the EP all relate to, or are inspired by, different aspects of the Attack on Titan ...
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How come not all subjects of Ymir have royal (Fritz) blood?

All of today's Eldians have a common ancestor, Ymir. But in all Eldians there is also a royal bloodline, Fritz/Reiss. This royal bloodline came from King Fritz. As far as we know, King Fritz and Ymir ...
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Were there several layers of Titans in each wall, or how is it possible they could cover the whole Earth?

In this map, World of Attack on Titan , they show Paradis Island and the rest of the world. The walls are rings inside the Island, if there is a single layer of Titans, the width they could cover is ...
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Eren's plan in Attack on Titan

After watching Attack on Titan I can't find a reason strong enough ( probably cuz I'm dumb ) that made eren desperate to do the rumbling . In fact I find Zeke's plan more sensible . Can anyone explain ...
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How long can a titan shifter stay in a titan form?

In Attack on Titan, most titan shifters are only shown in their titan form for a while, but apparently, Pieck can stay in her titan form for up to 2 months. How long can a titan shifter stay in a ...
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What is a "Three-Dimensional Maneuver"?

Many times in Attack on Titan, the various soldiers mention something called "three-dimensional maneuvering", which appears to be an effective strategy for the battles with the Titans. At the end of ...
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Why couldn't people escape from the Rumbling by hiding in basements?

The Rumbling is supposed to eliminate all life outside the walls, and we know people can't escape by climbing mountains because the Titans will walk over them. But how about basements? Shouldn't some ...
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What happens if two persons eat a titan to inherit its power?

What happens if two persons share spinal fluid from the same Titan?
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Why didn’t Levi inject both Armin and Erwin?

In chapter 84 of Attack on Titan, Why doesn't Levi just inject both Armin and Erwin with half of the serum each so both survive?
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Why don't the reasons why Armin voiced by a male in English dub apply to the original Japanese where Armin is voiced by a female?

Armin is male. There are good reasons why females voice young male characters. This may explain why a female, Marina Inoue, voices Armin in the original Japanese, BUT then there are good reasons why a ...
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Given Armin is voiced by a female in original Japanese (Marina Inoue), why is Armin voiced by a male in English dub (Josh Grelle)?

Armin is male. There are good reasons why females voice young male characters. This may explain why a female, Marina Inoue, voices Armin in the original Japanese, BUT How do you explain why a male, ...
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Where were the scouts when the titans attacked in the beginning?

Where were Levi and the scouts during the original attack in episode 1 when the titans first broke through the wall?
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Why didn't they use the boats to go back to Shiganshina?

In AoT, they used boats in canals to get the bulk of women and children from Shiganshina to Trost. So why didn't the Survey Corps just use boats to get between those two districts, instead of riding ...
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Why did the Marleyans go after the Founding Titan if they were aware of King Fritz' warning to organize the rumbling?

The Marleyans were clearly after the Founding Titan to gain control of Paradis Island's resources and to finish off the Eldians for good. But why did they even plan on bothering them, knowing the King'...
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What were the Reiss family doing the night Grisha kill them?

So i have this doubt when i was rewatching the show. Before Kenney died he recalled the moments with Uri, and is also shown he was present when Frida already took the founding Titan. This makes me ...
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Are Walls Maria/Rose/Sina the only Wall community in the world?

I was watching Attack on Titan and was wondering if this walled-off part of the land is the only one in existence? Like, if people were ever to go out past Wall Maria into the rest of the world, would ...
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Is Eldia really on Madagascar?

Noticing the German names, and architecture in Eldia led me to believe that Eldia was somewhere around Europe. However, I've seen maps that theorize that it's actually located in Madagascar. The only ...
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Why did Eren survive getting eaten?

In season 1, why did Eren survive when he was eaten by the titan during the battle of Trost? Why didn't that titan gain his titan abilities too? There hasn't been another example of a Titan Shifter ...
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Is there a reason for the notches on the blades?

In Attack on Titan, the blades used with the 3D Manuever Gear have notches in them similar to those found on craft knives: Certain knives like the one above come with snap-off points so that when the ...
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In Attack on Titan, what differs royal blooded people from Subjects of Ymir?

Subjects of Ymir are all descendants of Ymir. What differs the so called royal bloodline from the rest?
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If the subjects of Ymir are the descendants of Ymir, and the only race capable of turning into titans, how's that Eren doesnt have royal bloodline?

According to, Subjects of Ymir The Subjects of Ymir (ユミルの民 Yumiru no Tami?) are an ethnic group descended from Ymir Fritz and the only race that was capable of becoming Titans Since Eren is capable ...
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How can Levi be so fast when approaching the Beast Titan's nape in season 3 part 2?

In episode 17 of Attack on Titan season 3 part 2, when Levi takes out the Beast Titan's arm, eyes, and legs, Levi is in the air above the downed titan. When Levi goes for the kill, Zeke says that he ...
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Why does Eren loses his equipment after being Titan?

Why does Eren loses his equipment after being Titan ? And why Annie doesn't lose the equipment after being Titan ?
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What is the song playing in Attack on Titan episode 17 when the female titan kills the 2 guys then goes to Armin? [closed]

I'm searching for the song when the female titan kills the 2 guys then goes to Armin (It's the episode 17 of Attack on Titan season 1). I tried searching on YouTube or in the theme itself of the ...
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How can a Pure Titans recover the full body after extended period?

It is said that Ymir spent about 60 years in Pure Titan form. It is also said that Pure Titan only have original subject's spine instead of full body like one of Nine (see ref [25] here or search word ...
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Where this "box of swords" design comes from?

In a manga called Soul Eater, one of the characters - a fighter known as Mifune - is carrying a box of swords with himself. A striking visual piece. In a manga called "Attack on Titan" a ...
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What is the song when the female titan showed up at Levi's group in episode 18? [closed]

I started watching Attack on Titan and this song started playing in slow motion when the "Female Titan" showed up at Levi's group, around 20:30 of episode 18. What song is this?
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What's the song when the army returned defeated in episode 1 of Shingeki no Kyojin? [closed]

In episode 1 around 9:14, there's a song playing when the army returned from outside the wall defeated. What's the song title?
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Who was the Beast Titan before Zeke, and can he turn into different animals?

Who was the beast titan was before Zeke? Can Zeke change into any animal?
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Is Ymir Fritz dead or alive in the coordinate?

I suppose of the people in Attack on Titan that when they die, they either disappear or go to heaven or hell. But how about Ymir Fritz? She's somehow "alive" in the coordinate, doing things ...
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If all Subjects of Ymir are descendants of Ymir (first titan) and the first king Fritz, why does the Royal Bloodline only start with Karl Fritz(145th)

I'm asking this question because in my mind, if all the Subjects of Ymir came from the same 2 people, then all of their descendants should have Royal Blood and should be able to use the power of the ...
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Activate founding power with eren and lara tybur

I heard that Lara Tybur is a royal family / royal blood. Can Eren activate the power of founding titan when they touch each other since the Warhammer titan has a royal blood? Thanks for answering.
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How humans became titans?

I'm currently only watching the anime. I hardly read the manga but I'm very curious as to how humans become titans. Is it by some kind of drug similar to the one Eren was injected with by his father?
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Why didn't survey corps climb on top of the walls to avoid boulders of beast titan season 3 part 2

When beast titan was throwing boulders at the survey corps, he could only destroy the building outside of the wall. Why didn't scouts use their odm gear, climb the walls, and get on the other side of ...
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Attack Titan holders

If Eren was the one who instigated Grisha to retake the Founding Titan then why was he shocked to learn that his father slaughtered the Reiss family in season 3 ? Moreover Eren didn't have the ...
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Why did Ymir die after being pierced by a spear, if she should have the regenerative powers of a Titan?

In the last episode of the anime of Attack on Titan we see a flashback where Ymir is pierced by a spear and because of this she dies. But by then she had the powers of the titans so she should be able ...
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Why doesn't Eren do MUCH more with his abilities?

So, in the final chapter of the manga, Eren appears to use the abilities of This is enabled by Eren's ability to I'm confused as to the limits of this ability, given that there are SO many different ...
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What's the worm-like creature that touches Ymir before she turns into a Titan?

In the last episode of the anime of Attack on Titan we see a flashback where Ymir is touched by a worm-like creature before turning into a titan. What's is it? What's the worm-like creature that ...
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Why are people of Paradis Island called spawn of devil?

In Attack on Titan, why are people within the walls called devils? Also, why didn't they know that they are on an island?
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What other nations are there in Attack on Titan world aside from Eldia and Marley?

In the Attack on Titan Wikia, they often mention other nations aside from Eldia and Marley which supposedly have more advanced technology than these 2 nations. What other known nations are there in ...
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Which special feature does the attack titan have?

As far as I understand, there are 9 different types of Titan Power. One can harden his skin, other can become armored, other is a giant, other can gather other titans, etc. Which special power does ...
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What is the song in episode 13 when Levi shows up after Eren seals the breached gate? [closed]

What's the song that plays on Attack on Titan season 1 episode 13, when Levi shows up to save the remainder of the elite force after Eren seals the breached gate?
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Why doesn't Eren's Founding Titan ability to control other titans work on Rod Reiss' titan?

In Season 3 Episode 9 of Attack on Titan, Eren tries to use his Founding Titan powers to control other titans, on Rod Reiss' titan, but he can't. Why doesn't this work?

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