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Attack on Titan 2: How To Save All Dead Characters | Screen Rant

Attack on Titan 2 is a video game that lets players relive the story of the anime Attack on Titan by playing as various characters over the course of the series. It effortlessly recaptures the show’s essence by letting players play out moments from the anime. From playing as characters such as Eren and Levi to battling Titans, this game is a love letter to the anime’s fans. And one prominent theme is present throughout the game like the anime: death.

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The anime features lots of death as humans wage war against the giant humanoid man-eating Titans. Attack on Titan 2 does an impeccable job of replicating the anime, including the various deaths. But for those wishing to bring back those lost for the game’s everyday life, there are ways to bring them back. Here is a look at how to save dead characters after completing the main story in Attack on Titan 2.

Before going back to save dead characters, players must complete the main story first. Afterward, they will receive a pop-up that says “save those who fell in battle on previous missions.” For players to go back to past missions, they will need to venture to the barracks and talk to a person with the cadet icon above them.

That person is the key for players to revisit past missions. Now, in order to save previously deceased characters, players must complete special side missions. These particular tasks act like regular side missions encountered within the original missions, except they will be marked by yellow or gold icons. These icons appear within a specific timeframe and are hard to miss.

Mina and Thomas will die very early on in “First Battle.” Like the anime, they will both die at the hands of the Titans, but players can give them a second chance at life.

All players need to do is replay “First Battle” and complete the side missions. After completing some of the side missions, a new one will appear and that is where players can save them. For this special assignment, players must help Mina and Thomas fend off their Titan attackers and they will be saved.

Ian and Mitabi’s mission is “Primal Roar.” During the mission, Titan Eren will be moving a boulder to block the hole in the Trost District created by the Colossal Titan’s kick. Before Titan Eren can move the boulder, players will have to defend him from attacking Titans. Eventually, Eren will pick up the boulder, and players will have to continue fending off the Titan onslaught and completing the green side missions along the way.

After defeating some Titans and accomplishing some side missions, a yellow flare will be signaled. This is where players go to rescue Ian and Mitabi from the Titans. Players just need to kill the attacking Titans and Ian and Mitabi are rescued.

Marco’s mission is also “Primal Roar.” For this particular side quest, it is after the cutscene that features Levi and his squad. Players will then be given control of Levi and his team.

Once in control, players can use Levi and his teammates to go save Marco. A yellow flare will appear and that is where players must save Marco from the Titans.

Levi Squad’s mission takes place in “Choices and Consequences.” This one plays a little differently from the previous rescue missions. During the mission, Levi Squad will be escorting Eren through the forest and a scout will appear seeking help.

Players must help the scout and then he will set up a base within the forest. Once that’s done, a yellow flare will appear and players can go save Levi Squad from their demise.

Miche’s assignment transpires in the mission “Beast Titan.” His rescue quest will take place towards the end of the mission. Players must complete all the green side missions within “Beast Titan.”

After completing the green sidequests, a yellow mission will appear to go and save Miche. Players must finish the green side quests first, otherwise, Miche’s mission will not appear.

Gelgar and Nanaba’s mission is “Utgard Castle.” This assignment is drastically different from the previous rescue missions. To save the pair, players must escort the duo to their horses and they will leave the mission area. To make this happen, players must play through “Utgard Castle.” At the very beginning of the mission, Gelgar and Nanaba will leave and players are required to build bases around the castle to fend off the attacking Titans.

As the mission progresses, a yellow flare will appear and players can go to save Gelgar and Nanaba. These two will then require players to journey with them to their horses. Once Gelgar and Nanaba arrive and mount their horses, they will leave the mission and be saved.

Hannes is the last character that can be saved during the post-completion playthrough of Attack on Titan 2. Hannes’s mission appears in “Charge.” To unlock his mission, players must finish all the green side quests.

Once those are complete, towards the end of the mission, a yellow flare will signal Hannes’ mission. Players just have to save him from his deathly fate and he will appear back in everyday life along with the other characters players have rescued.

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Attack on Titan is available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Stadia.


2020-02-20 02:02:02

Brian Martin

Attack On Titan Basement Reveal: The Eldians’ Origin & Marley Explained

Here’s a breakdown of everything revealed in Attack On Titan courtesy of Eren’s basement, including the Eldians, Marley and the history of the Titans. From the very beginning of Attack On Titan, Eren’s basement key has been a major point of mystery. What secrets had Eren’s father hidden beneath the family home that would supposedly explain everything? Those answers finally arrived at the end of Attack On Titan season 3, after the Survey Corps. fought a desperate battle to regain control of Wall Maria, the enclosure where the ruins of Eren’s house still sat unexplored.

Many fans feared that whatever the basement contained couldn’t possibly live up to the hype and expectation placed upon it but, fortunately, these worries were unfounded. After finally making his way into the basement and locating a secret compartment in his father’s old desk, Eren discovered a series of journals and a photograph that essentially revealed the entire truth and history of Attack On Titan‘s fictional world, answering almost all of the story’s major questions and mysteries ahead of Attack On Titan season 4.

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Attack On Titan‘s basement reveal was a huge info-dump, and one that fundamentally altered the landscape of the franchise. As such, there’s plenty for fans to wrap their heads around. Here’s a breakdown of everything confirmed by Grisha’s notes in Attack On Titan season 3, with some of the information complimented by Eren’s own Titan memories.

Attack On Titan‘s story begins almost 2000 years prior to the first episode with a young girl called Ymir Fritz. Depending on whom you believe, Ymir is the first person to gain the power of the Titans by either making a deal with the devil or touching the source of all life. In either case, Ymir becomes the original Titan, possessing the power of all nine Titan-shifters from the present-day timeline. Ymir developed a God-like following and, following her death, the power of the Titans was split among nine of her people.

Thanks to “the Curse of Ymir,” a Titan-shifter will only live for 13 years after acquiring the power, at which point (or before, should the holder be killed), their Titan will pass into the next Eldian child to be born. Only Eldians, Subjects of Ymir, can become Titans and only Ymir’s direct lineage of royal descendants can use the powers of the Founding Titan, or the Coordinate.

With their newfound abilities, the Subjects of Ymir created their own nation of Eldia and set about building an Empire that covered a large part of the planet – an allegory to the Roman Empire of real-world history. Much like the Romans, the Eldians viewed themselves as pioneers, using their Titan powers to help develop the lands they ruled over, constructing entire cities and overrunning their opponents with unmatched power. However, those not of Eldian descent viewed the Titan-powered nation as a race of invading conquerors, who used their transformations to slaughter countless innocents in the name of the Eldian Empire and then treated the natives as slaves. It’s not yet clear which account is accurate, although the truth is most likely a mixture of both viewpoints.

Before Ymir Fritz first inherited the power of the Titans, Marley was the world’s most influential nation. Not taking too kindly to being usurped by a bunch of naked giants, Marley and Eldia eventually found themselves at war, although nothing could overcome the ferocity of Eldia’s nine Titans. Fortunately for Marley, those nine Titan-shifters – who had since become famous noble Eldian houses – were beginning to bicker and jostle for power among themselves.

Seizing this opportunity, Marley stoked the embers of discontent among the Eldian elite and found an opening within the division. Gradually, Marley acquired seven of the nine Titans for themselves, depriving Eldia of their biggest military asset and finally beginning their return to prominence.

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As war rumbled on, the Eldian king of the time, Karl Fritz, exiled himself to the remote Paradis Island, and with defeat looking increasingly inevitable, other Eldians began flocking to join him. With Marley’s victory imminent, Karl Fritz made a proclamation to bring the conflict to an end. He and the Eldians who had reached Paradis would confine themselves within three giant walls constructed entirely of Titans and, using his power as the Founding Titan, Fritz would make an oath that would bound both him and his successors to never trigger another war or use their powers to fight back. In exchange, Marley would leave Paradis Island in peace, with the mass of Titans hidden in the walls acting as a further deterrent. To prevent public outcry and future battles, King Fritz wiped the memories of everyone living behind the walls.

The truce was made official, but many Eldians failed to reach to Paradis Island and were stuck on the Marley-controlled mainland. These citizens were subjugated and treated as second-class citizens, directly paralleling Nazi treatment of the Jews during World War II. However, a select few Eldians were promised a better life in exchange for taking on one of Marley’s seven Titans and fighting as part of their military.

Should an Eldian  commit a crime or violate the rules placed upon them, they would be taken to Paradis Island and injected with a serum that turned them into a mindless Titan. These creatures were then left to roam the land outside of the three walls and these transformed humans are the Titans seen and fought against throughout most of Attack On Titan.

This peace continued for a century but, as Grisha explains, Marley’s continued military expeditions around the world had greatly drained their resources. Paradis Island sits on a huge reserve of valuable natural resources, so the Marleyan government decided to renege on their truce with the Eldians and send a team inside the walls with the ultimate aim of bringing down the last Eldian stronghold. This team consised of Annie, Reiner and Bertholt, and directly leads to the events seen in the very first episode.

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As well as gaining an insight into the background of the Titans and the layout of the outside world, Attack On Titan‘s basement reveal also chronicles Grisha Jaeger’s personal journey, having previously been a man of mystery. Grisha was part of an Eldian family living under Marleyan rule and, after violating the strict restrictions on Eldian movement, Grisha’s sister was mercilessly killed by a Marleyan guard. This pivotal moment eventually inspired Grisha to join the Eldian Restoration movement, and he would go on to marry a descendant of the Fritz family and have a child named Zeke.

Grisha attempted to raise Zeke as Eldia’s final hope, but the young boy sold his parents out and the entire rebellion was discovered and quashed. The members of the Eldian resistance are taken to Paradis Island and, one by one, transformed into Titans. However, Grisha is saved when one of the Marleyan guards carrying out the execution reveals himself to be the secret leader of the Eldian Restoration movement, who had infiltrated the authorities of Marley in order to pass on vital intelligence. This man, named as Eren Kruger, also holds one of the two Titans that elude Marley, the Attack Titan. Since Kruger is coming to the end of his 13-year term, he passes the Titan onto Grisha and sends him towards the walls, hoping he can finally bring freedom to the Eldians.

In his notes, Grisha reveals how he planned to infiltrate the walls, find King Fritz and retrieve the Founding Titan for himself to use as a weapon against Marley.

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Attack On Titan season 4 premieres in 2020.


2019-08-23 02:08:39

Craig Elvy

Attack On Titan Season 4: Release Date & Story Details

Here’s what to expect from Attack on Titan season 4. Based on the manga by Hajime Isayama, Attack on Titan burst onto the international anime scene in 2013 with an intriguing premise and sadistic, bloody violence, even attracting a crossover audience with no previous interest in anime. Long delays to season 2 somewhat halted the momentum Attack on Titan had generated for itself, but a quicker turnaround for the recently-concluded season 3 ensured critical reception at least was back to hitting the series’ familiar high standards.

Shortly after Attack on Titan season 3’s completion, it was announced that season 4 was officially happening, but would be the final run of episodes, bringing Eren, Mikasa and Armin’s story to a close. This revelation was largely met with surprise, as not only does the Attack on Titan anime still have many manga chapters left to adapt, but Isayama’s comic series remains in production at present. With many question marks hanging over Attack on Titan‘s fourth season, here’s everything we know so far.

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Following Attack on Titan‘s season 3 finale, season 4 was confirmed for a fall 2020 premiere. This is more or less in line with the gap between Attack on Titan‘s second and third seasons, however season 3 was split into two chunks. It seems likely that Attack on Titan season 4 will also comprise of two 10-12 episode blocks, since animating a full season in time for fall 2020 could be a tall order.

While Attack on Titan season 4 will air on the NHK General TV network in Japan, viewers in other territories should be able to watch subtitled episodes on Crunchyroll shortly after their original airing. More details for Western viewers will no doubt be revealed nearer the time.

Attack on Titan season 4 finds itself in a strange position, considering the manga series still running. A previous announcement had already confirmed that the Hajime Isayama comic series was publishing its final arc, but there’s no telling exactly how long that will take, with manga arcs sometimes spanning several years. Add to that all the chapters Attack on Titan has yet to adapt, and it immediately looks like a considerable challenge to wrap every plot thread up within a single season. With Attack on Titan already risking a Game of Thrones-style rush to the finish, a short 12-episode run in the mold of season 2 is surely out of the question.

Towards the end of season 3, Attack on Titan finally explored Eren’s fabled basement, cracking open the truth of the world, the Titans and the unknown history. If the anime series stays faithful to the manga, season 4 won’t immediately pick up on this, but instead explore a new crop of characters that exist outside of the walls in the enemy land of Marley. Eventually, the new and old cast merge and events will build towards a climactic showdown between the Eldians inside the walls and those who have kept them captive for over 100 years.

Along the way, Attack on Titan season 4 will throw everything fans think they know about the story into doubt, and delve even deeper into the history and powers of the Titans. Moral lines in the sand will be blurrier than ever before and, not before time, the final, as-yet-unseen Titan-Shifter will also be introduced. Also expect more time skips following the jump towards the end of season 3 between the Survey Corps.’ victory and Eren reaching the ocean.

The biggest question surrounding Attack on Titan season 4 is how much detail from the manga will have to be sacrificed in order to ensure that every major storyline is wrapped up by the end of the season. Will the anime adaptation be forced to make significant deviations to present a more streamlined version of Attack on Titan‘s ending?

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Attack on Titan season 4 premieres in fall 2020.


2019-08-10 08:08:24

Craig Elvy

Wonder Woman is Taking On DC’s BIGGEST Titan Ever

Wonder Woman‘s fans will tell you that no enemy is too big for her to handles. But when the opponent in question is the biggest Titan that the DC Universe has ever seen? Diana is going to need some gigantic backup.

Even in the realm of DC Comics, a mountain-sized, ancient being tends to stand out. But such is the strange status quo, now that Themyscira, Mount Olympus, and every other part of the Greek Gods’ realm has crashed down to Earth, turning DC’s magical beings into refugees. Aphrodite, Ares, and other gods and goddesses are easy enough to deal with… but gigantic elemental colossi can’t be talked down.

In our exclusive preview of Wonder Woman #68 Diana finally understands what the ongoing “Giants War” is building towards, but that won’t make her next fight any easier.

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Since the beginning of writer G. Willow Wilson’s run on Wonder Woman, the narrative has been split: between Diana struggling to make sense of the fall of the gods, and a collection of magical creatures trying to make their way in a human’s world. But in the previous issue, it was the refugees who stumbled upon the real meat of the story. As Wonder Woman tries to talk sense into massive Titans violently patrolling a national park, the outcast creatures (and their human companion) have discovered what the Titans may be protecting.

Before we spoil the unexpected twist on the tale of King Arthur, take a look at the preview pages embedded below:

Leave it to Giganta to bring Wonder Woman down to Earth, when Diana was mainly recruiting her for her fighting prowess–and her ability to help close the gap in size between Amazonian and Titan. They’ve proven an effective team so far, but that was only up against normal, mountain-sized rock monsters. What’s coming next, now that the sword they were protecting has been plucked, is going to guarantee a gigantic finale. Fans will have to wait for the full issue arriving this Wednesday to enjoy that spectacle, but for now read on for the full synopsis and details below:

  • WONDER WOMAN (2019) #68
  • Published: April 10th, 2019
  • Writer: G. Willow Wilson
  • Art: Mick Gray, Cary Nord
  • Cover: Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson
  • Variant Cover: Kaare Andrews
  • Wonder Woman and Giganta must stare down the largest Titan that Olympus and the Earth have ever seen…but even if they defeat him, they must answer the question: Can Giganta ever be trusted to use her powers for good? Can Diana get through to her—or do some big bads just get bigger and badder?

Wonder Woman #68 will be available from your local comic book store on April 10th, or direct from DC Comics.

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2019-04-07 12:04:46

Andrew Dyce