The BEST Episodes of Attack on Titan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 24, 2021

Network: NHK

After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Yeager vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

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#1 - Assault

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 25, 2021

The forces of Paradis begin their assault, but the Warriors stand their ground. As Marley troops close in around them, Eren struggles to break the War Hammer's defenses.

star 9.22
749 votes

#2 - Hero

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired May 27, 2019

As Erwin's heroic charge buys Levi time to confront the Beast Titan, Armin comes up with a plan of his own that lays it all on the line.

star 9.22
1,104 votes
Writers: Akitoshi Yokoyama, Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi
The War Hammer Titan

#3 - The War Hammer Titan

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 18, 2021

Eren's rampage is thwarted by the War Hammer Titan whose tenacity leaves him stumped. With Marley's military joining the fight, he'll be hard-pressed to survive on his own.

star 9.14
761 votes
Declaration of War

#4 - Declaration of War

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 11, 2021

While Willy Tybur reveals the truth in a shocking speech to the world, tensions rise behind the stage as Eren and Reiner meet face to face.

star 8.96
754 votes
Midnight Sun

#5 - Midnight Sun

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Jun 3, 2019

While picking up the pieces from the costly battle, tensions rise when deciding which of the wounded Scouts gets to use the single syringe of serum.

star 8.84
947 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi, Yuzo Sato

#6 - Scream

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 17, 2017

The battle continues as Eren and the Scouts face many hard decisions. Who is the real enemy? What is the war really about? And what will the future hold for mankind?

star 8.77
1,417 votes
Writers: Ryoutarou Mikihara, Yasuko Kobayashi, Yozo Sato
That Day

#7 - That Day

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 17, 2019

A look into Grisha's memories shows Eren the many secrets his father was hiding, including one which led to his mother's demise.

star 8.73
913 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi, Youko Kanemori

#8 - Warrior

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 2017

Following the battle, the Scouts regroup atop the wall only to find more questions than answers.

star 8.67
1,557 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Yasuko Kobayashi
Close Combat

#9 - Close Combat

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 13, 2017

With a new enemy revealed, Eren and the Scouts fight back using all the techniques at their disposal.

star 8.64
1,463 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Takayuki Hirao, Yasuko Kobayashi
Assassin's Bullet

#10 - Assassin's Bullet

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 1, 2021

With no Titans left to threaten their escape, the Scouts retreat on the airship. Determined to make them pay for trampling on her home, Gabi chases after with gun in hand.

star 8.64
622 votes
Crushing Blow: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 5

#11 - Crushing Blow: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 5

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 1, 2013

After a last act of desperation, the person inside the Female Titan has escaped from the Recon Corps and reverted to their human form. Now, disguised as a member of the Recon Corps and equipped with Maneuver Gear, they finally catch up to their prey — Levi's squad.

star 8.60
1,857 votes
Writers: Noboru Takagi

#12 - Savagery

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 22, 2021

Armin and Mikasa speak with Eren, but are astounded by what he says. In the forest, Levi considers feeding the Beast Titan to someone new, but Zeke has other plans in mind.

star 8.56
539 votes
Perfect Game

#13 - Perfect Game

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired May 20, 2019

While one front in the battle is rained on by flames, the other is battered by boulders. With no way out, the Scouts are forced to fight or die trying.

star 8.56
895 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Kazuya Murata, Yasuko Kobayashi
The Town Where Everything Began

#14 - The Town Where Everything Began

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 29, 2019

The operation to retake Wall Maria commences in Shiganshina, the town where everything began. But when the Scouts arrive, something seems very wrong.

star 8.56
906 votes
Writers: Masayuki Miyaji, Yasuko Kobayashi
Above and Below

#15 - Above and Below

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 29, 2021

With the Jaegerists now in charge, Zeke's master plan is revealed. But before it is put in motion, Eren recruits help to flush out any invaders in their midst.

star 8.54
532 votes
Thunder Spears

#16 - Thunder Spears

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired May 6, 2019

Against a rush of enemies, the Scouts scramble to defend their horses. But despite falling into a trap, they have their own surprise for the Armored Titan.

star 8.54
864 votes
Writers: Akitoshi Yokoyama, Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi
Children of the Forest

#17 - Children of the Forest

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 8, 2021

Gabi and Falco seek assistance from the captured Marleyan soldiers. Will their faith in their countrymen be rewarded or betrayed?

star 8.53
565 votes
Sole Salvation

#18 - Sole Salvation

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 22, 2021

A look into Zeke's past shows his struggle to become a Warrior. His plans to end the suffering of all Eldians stems from a chance friendship made in his youth.

star 8.50
531 votes
The Attack Titan

#19 - The Attack Titan

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Jun 24, 2019

Eren learns the truth about his Titan powers, his Father and himself. The Survey Corps have a meeting that discusses the future of Eldia with all their new information.

star 8.48
863 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Yasuhiro Akamatsu, Yasuko Kobayashi
Wall: Assault on Stohess, Part 3

#20 - Wall: Assault on Stohess, Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 29, 2013

Eren, spurred on by his promise to kill every single Titan, unleashes the full power of his Titan form in the fight with the Female Titan. As their bloody battle draws to a close, it seems humanity may finally have a chance at survival. However, with many mysteries still left unsolved, what will await Eren, Mikasa, and Armin?

star 8.46
2,053 votes
Writers: Yasuko Kobayashi

#21 - Charge

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 10, 2017

The pursuit begins as the Recon Corps battles their way to Eren. But as the Scouts start to take numerous casualties, Erwin executes a risky strategy.

star 8.43
1,309 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Takayuki Hirao, Yasuko Kobayashi
I Can Hear His Heartbeat: The Struggle for Trost, Part 4

#22 - I Can Hear His Heartbeat: The Struggle for Trost, Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 26, 2013

Armin comes up with a risky plan that pits Titan against Titan as the abandoned cadets attempt to take back their headquarters. Getting into the building might be possible, but getting out alive and refueled will mean facing more of the giants.

star 8.43
2,002 votes
Writers: Noboru Takagi
First Battle: The Struggle for Trost, Part 1

#23 - First Battle: The Struggle for Trost, Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 5, 2013

Five years have passed since the fall of Wall Maria and Eren faces off against the Colossal Titan after it appears out of nowhere once again, and knocks a strategic hole in the gate of Wall Rose. As Titans swarm the city, the newly graduated Cadets are called in to fight a brutal battle that won't be without casualties.

star 8.43
2,171 votes
Directors: Shinpei Ezaki
Writers: Hiroshi Seko
The Other Side of the Wall

#24 - The Other Side of the Wall

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 1, 2019

Though it's met with hope and despair, the truth is made public. The Scouts then venture beyond the walls to see if it's everything they dreamed of.

star 8.37
870 votes
Writers: Daizen Komatsuda, Yasuko Kobayashi
Whereabouts of His Left Arm: The Struggle for Trost, Part 5

#25 - Whereabouts of His Left Arm: The Struggle for Trost, Part 5

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2013

A miraculous return is met with anger and fear. Cannons are fixed on Eren as he struggles to remember what happened to him inside the belly of a Titan and how he ended up as humankind's enemy. One question is all that matters: is Eren human or Titan?

star 8.35
1,959 votes
Writers: Yasuko Kobayashi