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How Old Is Erwin Smith From Attack on Titan?

How Old Is Erwin Smith From Attack on Titan?

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The setting of Attack on Titan is absolutely curved yellow fruit.

As we said in our article on Captain Levi Ackerman, it can be tricky to parse the ages of the residents of the walls. Everyone seems miserable and old.

Armin, Eren, and Mikasa owe this brave man a great debt for his actions.

He would probably lose a leg for Mikasa if he had stuck around long enough to get the chance.

Commander Erwin Smith’s Age

Sadly, Erwin Smith is no longer with us. He was frustratingly sacrificed so the worst character to have ever been written, Armin Arlert, could live. (Sorry, not sorry at all.)

This may come with the territory when you’re a member of the military police, but one doesn’t exactly join the Survey Corps to die under a rock.

Not at the hands of the colossal titan, nor the beast titan, under a rock. Tragic.

How Old Is Erwin Smith?

Erwin Smith was a Survey Corps commander (a post he ascended to in the year 845 after a mission outside of Wall Maria) known for his keen mind and strong morals.

He was less known for his susceptibility to being crushed under the weight of descending boulders and even less well known for being screwed out of becoming one of the titan characters in service of a stupid idiot.

He is one of the characters, of many, from Attack on Titan who never have their age said outright. Hajime Isayama offers some details on the world but doesn’t write such information into the story.

Erwin Smith is 35 years old; this is an estimate based on his status as commander of the Survey Corps and the ages of his peers like Levi.

How Did Erwin Smith Lose His Arm?


Good question. Before losing his entire life for a kid, Erwin sacrificed a limb for one. To save Eren Yeager, Erwin lost his arm to a titan’s gnashing maw.

This occurs in episode 11 of season two; this is the second least fair thing to befall this sluether of the female titan.*

*Are we the only ones who saw the female titan for the first time and INSTANTLY knew its true identity? It was fairly self-evident, right?

Giant humanoid titans may be an alarming sight compared to humans, but their anthropomorphic features remain incredibly discernable.