Who Is Mikasa Ackerman In Attack On Titan?

Mikasa Ackerman is the Childhood friend of Armin Arlert and Eren Yeager and is one of the important characters in the manga/anime series Attack on Titan. She is the strongest human female when it comes to killing titans and we are very interested in discussing her in detail.

Today MyAnimeGuru brings you an article on Mikasa Ackerman, in this article we will discuss the character’s Appearance, Personality, and Abilities in detail. So if without any further wait let start the article.

Introduction Of Mikasa Ackerman

Mikasa Ackerman
NameMikasa Ackerman
BirthdayFebruary 10th
AffiliationSpecial Operations Squad
BirthplaceShiganshina District
Titan Kills12
Source- Fandom

Mikasa Ackerman is one of the two deuteragonists of Attack on Titan among Armin and the love interest of Eren Yeager. She was adopted by Grisha and Carla Yeager as her parents were murdered by human traffickers.

She Enrolled in the military are the fall of wall maria to stay with Eren and protect him and later joined the survey corp where she was considered to be the strongest soldier.

She is also the last descendant of the shogun clan on paradise island which gives her a lot of political power.


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Mikasa Ackerman is fairly tall for her age and has an Asian heritage which is signified by her pale skin and grey eyes. She has black hair which she styles to chin-length and lower bangs. She also has a tattoo on her right wrist of the Azumabito family crest. She also has a scar under her right eye.

We often see her in the Survey Corp uniform which is a white shirt and trousers with a brown cropped jacket and in season 4 it is changed to a black outfit with a metal breastplate with the survey corps logo on it.

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When off duty Mikasa wears a simple long dress with a cardigan and maroon scarf that was gifted to Mikasa by Eren.


Before her parents were murdered Mikasa was very cheerful, innocent, and outgoing. But after that event everything changed and she became emotionally withdrawn and cold. She has a very stoic personality and she does not lose her cool very easily.

Mikasa also cares very deeply for her friends and will go to extents to protect them. She also has a soft spot for children evidenced by her saving Gabi despite her killing one of Mikasa’s comrades.

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She tends to lose her temper and goes into a fury if someone she cares about is harmed. It is evident when the female titan captured Eren and Mikasa went berserk and saved him with the help of Levi.


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Early Life

Mikasa was born in the farmlands of Wall Maria to an Asian mother and an Ackerman father. She grew up helping her parents till one day she was kidnapped by a group of human traffickers who killed her parents in order to kidnap her.

Mikasa is Then Rescued by Eren Yeager who is the son of their family doctor Grisha Yeager. Eren managed to kill two of the kidnappers was overpowered by the third one then Mikasa came to rescue him and saved him.

After this, even Eren gave Mikasa his maroon scarf and Mikasa was adopted by the Yeager family and helped his mother in household work until the Fall of Wall Maria

Mikasa Ackerman’s Abilities

Now let’s talk about what combat abilities Mikasa Ackerman possesses.

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Vertical Maneuvering Equipment

As the name suggests Vertical Maneuvering Equipment is a special accessory that members of the Survey Corps use to easily maneuver around the environment when engaging with a titan.

Mikasa is a prodigy in her vertical maneuvering skills and has been called a military genius many times. These skills allow Mikasa to fight Titans very easily and even can slay Titans alone without assistance evidenced by fighting the Female Titan and doing tons of damage to her.

Usage of Thunder Spears

Thunder spears are a new tech that was introduced in the 4th season of anime. But Mikasa is Mikasa and mastered them very quickly. She can carry a total of 8 thunder spears at a time and can throw them with great accuracy.

Awakened power

Mikasa also has an awakened power because of her Ackerman blood. These powers were awakened after the murder of her parents allowing her to develop enhanced fighting instincts and perfect control over her body. The Power is described as “knowing exactly what needed to be done” in the manga.

She also can resist memory manipulation from the founding titan.

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