In the fifth episode of the fourth and final season of “Shingeki no KyojinWhile Eren and Reiner are facing each other, Pieck and Porco Galliard are escorted by a mysterious warrior, who sets a trap for them and locks them in a place where they cannot transform into Titans. But who is that guard really? The fans already have a theory.
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The guard, who is characterized by his height, blond hair and beard, separates Pieck and Galliard from Zeke. As he leads Pieck and Galliard to the well, Pieck comments, “I feel like I’ve seen you somewhere before. Where are you from?”
“To the west by Lakua, but they called me here. I didn’t come to chat with the Eldians, ”the mysterious man replies. After being caught, Galliard wonders, “Why did that scrawny soldier do it?” Pieck responds, “I don’t know, but I feel like I’ve seen them before.”
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IS THE GUARD REALLY ARMIN?
Most fans believe that the guard who locked up Pieck and Galliard is Armin. Although Eren’s best friend was never very tall, perhaps he grew up in the four years since the end of the third season of “Attack on Titan”.
For some fans of the series, being the host of the Colossal Titan could explain Armin’s accelerated growth, since Bertholdt was taller compared to his other companions.
On the other hand, where does Pieck know Armin from? A fan of “Shingeki no KyojinHe suggested that perhaps Pieck saw Eren and Mikasa’s blond friend when he was exploring Shiganshina as the Titan Freighter.