Marcel is Helping His Two Children

Marcel is Helping His Two Children.

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Marcel Galliard (マルセル・ガリアードMaruseru Gariādo
?) was the older brother of Porco Galliard, comrade and childhood friend of Reiner Braun, Bertolt Hoover, Annie Leonhart and Pieck Finger. He was part of the grouping of Warriors sent by Marley to attack the Eldians of Paradis Island in year 845, but his mission was cut short past the sudden appearance of Ymir, as a Pure Titan. He possessed the ability to transform into the Jaw Titan.


Human class

Marcel had short nighttime pilus swept dorsum and an upturned olfactory organ. On the mission to breach Wall Maria, he dressed in a long jacket with a backpack likely filled with supplies for the long journey away from their hometown.

Jaw Titan form

His Titan course was shown to be similar to his brother’s, as both were shown to take long pilus, a thick black beard at its chin, sunken eyes, a pocket-size, agile body, However, unlike Porco, his Titan was shown to have long black hair, and visible sharp teeth with no visible lips.


Marcel was described by his brother every bit a strong and reliable person.[5]
He too demonstrated his friendly personality through his interactions with his fellow Warriors, particularly Reiner, always giving them encouragement. He also appeared to be selfless, sacrificing his life to salve his friend Reiner from being eaten by a Titan.[6]
He greatly cared for his beau Warriors and his brother, then much that he attempted to protect Porco from inheriting the Armored Titan.[4]
Dissimilar the other Warriors who saw inheriting one of the Nine Titans as a symbol of pride, Marcel saw it equally a tragic fate, and ultimately unsuccessfully tried to terminate his brother from succumbing to the same fate.[8]


Marcel intervened in a conflict betwixt Reiner and Porco

Marcel Galliard was an Eldian born in Marley. At some point in his youth, his parents sent him and his brother Porco into training to become Warriors for Marley. Marcel excelled during his training, notably in tests of strength and endurance,[nine]
and eventually he stood among the 7 remaining Warrior candidates, all potential candidates for inheriting the power of the Titans.[10]
At this time, tension began to grow betwixt his brother Porco and fellow candidate Reiner Braun, who had go a discipline of ridicule from Porco for his lackluster performance as a Warrior. Despite his love for his brother, Marcel made attempts to ease the conflict between the two.[11]

Marcel utilized the Jaw Titan

When the time came for the Warrior candidates to receive their Titans, Marcel began to worry for his brother’s life. In club to go on Porco live, Marcel managed to elevate Reiner’s reputation in the optics of their Marleyan superiors while diminishing Porco’southward reputation.[4]
Through his intervention, Porco was not chosen to inherit a Titan, and instead Reiner Braun was given the power of the Armored Titan in the year 843. At this time, Marcel was called to inherit the power of the Jaw Titan.[13]

The six Warriors granted Titan powers were soon sent to state of war as a test of their abilities. Much to Marley’southward delight, the ability of the Titans proved to be a devastating weapon even in the hands of young children. With their concerns alleviated, Marley officially began the Paradis Isle Operation, a mission to send the Warriors to Paradis Island in order to take the Founding Titan from the King of the Walls. Marcel was called for this operation, forth with Reiner, Bertolt Hoover, and Annie Leonhart.[14]

In the year 845, the four Warriors were sent across the sea to the borderline of Paradis Island. There, they were given their last mission orders from Commander Magath, who wished for their success and condom return.[15]


Prologue arc

Ymir devoured Marcel

After traveling through the night, the Warriors military camp until sunrise. At this time, Marcel reveals to Reiner that he was not meant to inherit the ability of the Titans, and he apologizes for putting his brother’s life over Reiner’s. Unfortunately, earlier the matter tin be discussed further, a Titan rises upwards out of the basis and attacks Reiner. In a moment of sacrifice, Marcel pushes Reiner out of harm’southward manner and is defenseless instead. The other Warriors flee as Marcel is eaten live.[16]


Disharmonism of the Titans arc

During Reiner’s days as a trainee, Reiner would oftentimes emulate Marcel’s kind and friendly personality as function of his ‘soldier’ persona.[17]

When a group of Titans were attacking a tower in Utgard Castle, a most-death experience causes Reiner to call back Marcel’s decease.[18]
The post-obit morning, with no weapons and their superiors all expressionless, Ymir transforms into a Titan to salvage them. Reiner and Bertolt immediately recognize her as the Titan which ate Marcel.[nineteen]

Later, in a forest, Bertolt expresses business concern over whether they can trust Ymir and reminds Reiner of Marcel’due south decease at her hands.[xx]
He afterwards questions Ymir almost it, and she states that she does non remember doing information technology.[21]

After they escape to the Shiganshina District, Ymir expresses her gratitude towards Reiner and Bertolt for their role in freeing her from her Titan course. She agrees to return to their hometown with them equally payment for what she took.[22]

Marley arc

Reiner remembers Marcel and his fellow Warriors

The Jaw Titan is passed to Porco,[23]
unaware of Marcel’s wish for him not to inherit it.[4]
Much to his displeasure, Porco is merely able to access Ymir’due south memories and not his blood brother’south. To his irritation and acrimony, Porco realizes that Reiner had been incorporating Marcel’south personality and traits as his own on Paradis.[23]

In the twelvemonth 854, Reiner is reminded of Marcel and his fellow onetime candidates by the Warriors’ new candidates.[24]

War for Paradis arc

While trying to awake an unconscious Porco to make him join the battle over again, Reiner accidently triggers the memory of Marcel revealing his plan to keep his blood brother from inheriting a Titan in order to take a chance at a long life.[25]

Marcel is i of the many Titan inheritors whose Titan is created by Ymir Fritz to defend Eren Yeager while he is attempting to Rumble the world.[26]
In the center of the fighting Marcel and a scattering of other inheritors are reawakened in the Path world by Zeke. Zeke asks Marcel and the other inheritors to lend their strength to him and his allies.

Taking control of his Titan, Marcel helps fends off the myriad Titans which are attempting to defend Eren. Marcel and Porco piece of work together to save the lives of Jean Kirstein and Pieck and continue fighting until Eren’s nape is destroyed.[27]


As an Eldian Warrior, Marcel had undergone advanced war machine training in club to fix him to use the Titan power. He was in adept shape and was specially quick witted, and his overall abilities were strong enough to brand him an Eldian Warrior.

Power of the Titans

Marcel had the ability to transform into a v meter Titan known every bit theJaw Titan (顎の巨人Agito no Kyojin).

  • Jaw:
    As the Jaw Titan’s almost prominent characteristic, Marcel’s Titan form possessed a great biting force, which was strong enough to beat cannons.
  • Speed:
    Due to its small size, Marcel’south Jaw Titan had a high level of speed and agility.
  • Regeneration:
    Only similar all others with the power of the Titans, Marcel had the power to regenerate any injuries he may suffer.


  • Porco Galliard – Perhaps Marcel’s closest relationship was with his blood brother. Porco, who oft treats people condescendingly, fondly remembers Marcel as a dependable person and holds a grudge against Reiner for his blood brother’s cede.[28]
    Porco also greatly admired Marcel for inheriting one of the Ix Titans and hoped to inherit 1 every bit well. Unbeknownst to Porco, Marcel attempted to save his life via having Reiner inherit the Armored Titan instead.[29]
    Marcel’s attempt would ultimately be unsuccessful, however, for Porco would inherit the same Titan powers his brother had from Ymir in the year 850.
  • Reiner Braun – Marcel was shown to care for Reiner, attempting to stop a fight between him and Porco which the latter instigated and apologized to Reiner for Porco’southward behavior. In the year 845, Marcel apologized to Reiner for inheriting the Armored Titan, for Marcel recommended Reiner to inherit information technology in guild to save Porco.[29]
    Equally a Titan appeared, Marcel pushed Reiner out of the way and concluded up getting devoured himself. Reiner would exist haunted by Marcel’s sacrifice, often wishing that he was the one who was killed that day instead. Due to Marcel’s actions towards trying to prevent his brother from gaining the power of the Titans, Reiner himself is trying to salvage his own cousin, Gabi, from inheriting his Titan power and following his tragic fate.[30]

People killed

  • Previous inheritor of the Jaw Titan (every bit a Pure Titan)[31]


  • Marcel ranked twoscore-2d in the Third Grapheme Popularity Poll.
  • In the original version of Chapter 47, he was referred to by the name “Berwick” (ベリックBerikku
    However, in Volume 12, his name was changed to “Marcel.”
  • His name, Marcel, is French in origin, significant “Piffling Warrior.” Considering the grouping he belonged to refer to themselves every bit “Warriors,” information technology is no coincidence. His surname resembles the French discussion “gaillard,” meaning “brave, cheerful, spirited.”
    • His original proper name, Berwick, is English in origin, meaning “Grain Farm.” This contrasts with his companions’ names and incidentally represent the three basic levels of gild—Rulers/Land Owners (Bertolt), Soldiers/Warriors (Reiner), and Farmers (Berwick).


  1. 1.0

    Assail on Titan
    manga: Chapter 47 (p. 3) — Pre-volume release.

  2. Attack on Titan Grapheme Encyclopedia (p. 146)

  3. Attack on Titan Grapheme Encyclopedia (p. 127)

  4. 4.0

    Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 95 (p. 42)

  5. Set on on Titan
    manga: Chapter 93 (p. 26)

  6. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 40 (p. 43)

  7. Assail on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 95 (p. 44-45)

  8. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 95 (p. 40-42)

  9. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 94 (p. 30-31)

  10. Assail on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 94 (p. 36-37)

  11. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 94 (p. 38-40)

  12. Assault on Titan
    manga: Chapter 95 (p. 31)

  13. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 95 (p. thirty-31)

  14. Assail on Titan
    manga: Chapter 95 (p. 20-30)

  15. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 95 (p. 38 & 39)

  16. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 95 (p. 36-45)

  17. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 93 (p. 24-27)

  18. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 39 (p. fifteen-24)

  19. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 40 (p. 39-45)

  20. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 47 (p. 3)

  21. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 47 (p. 12-14)

  22. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 50 (p. 48)

  23. 23.0

    Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 93 (p. 24-26)

  24. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 93 (p. 35 & 36)

  25. Assail on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 119 (p. 11 & 12)

  26. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 135

  27. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 137

  28. Attack on Titan
    manga: Chapter 93 (p. 24)

  29. 29.0

    Set on on Titan
    manga: Chapter 95 (p. 41)

  30. Set on on Titan
    manga: Chapter 93 (p. 45)

  31. Attack on Titan
    manga: Affiliate 47 (p. 12 & 13)


Marcel is Helping His Two Children