Willy Tybur learns that the statue of Helos, which he admires as an inspiration for the nation, is actually a hollow monument inside. He asks Theo Magath to work with him and plans to reveal the truth of the nation in the upcoming festival. Willy believes the nation needs a new hero because the current Marley has been consumed by lies and conspiracy. The Tybur family currently holds the War Hammer Titan.
The episode slightly hinted the real identity of Mr Kruger, the one-legged disables soldier who meets Falco. Mr Kruger is none other than Eren Jaeger, who has been around for a long time and planning something against the Marley. However, it would take a few more upcoming episodes to make the identity obvious. Elsewhere, Reiner watches the warriors training in the yard.
Falco also training in the yard and he for the first time successfully beats Gabi. However, Colt doesn’t want to acknowledge that his brother is worthy to overtake Gabi. He believes that he is working hard so that Gabi wouldn’t need to suffer. Falco is also running Mr Kruger’s errands by secretly mailing a letter outside of internment zone for him. Falco, Gabi, and other candidates later enjoy the festival.
Reiner reunites with Eren
The next and fifth episode of the final season of Attack on Titan will air on January 11, 2021. There will not be any episode next week as the anime series is going to have a winter break. The upcoming episode, titled Declaration of War, will air on usual time slot of 12.10 am JST. Crunchyroll will also stream the new episode for international viewers on the same day.
The latest episode ended in a cliffhanger that also had a major identity reveal. Fans have already recognized the disabled soldier, whom Falco met as Eren Jaeger. Now, Reiner has also recognized Eren at the basement. Eren (as Kruger) also remarked that it has been four years since they had seen each other.