7 Wild Theories About Will’s Season Five Arc (AccordingTo Reddit)

7 Wild Theories About Will's Season 5 Arc (According To Reddit)

With Stranger ThingsFans are already discussing what the future holds for their favourite characters with’season 4 in their bloodstreams. The Russo Brothers stated that Will would be the central storyline of the next season. This has led to many fans using platforms such as Reddit to express their excitement and speculate on how this might happen.

It is quickly becoming apparent that a complicated science-fiction drama horror show such as Stranger ThingsThere are many possibilities. It would be fascinating to see if any Redditors’ theories are true.


Will Gains Superpowers

Noah Schnapp as Will

Interesting idea: Will could gain superpowers. Stranger ThingsThe writers will explore this storyline in Season 5, considering how powerless he can sometimes appear to be.

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Redditors were positive about this theory. Most of their excitement was centered around Will getting some revenge. “Poor Will has been tortured for so long,” writes user Mhc2617, “Let him get to kick some a**.” Will, the mild-mannered underdog would be a great source of empowerment for his fans. They have been used to seeing him being kept safe or pushed to the sidelines during the epic battle sequences. Fans would be able to see Eleven and Will work together, something that fans have longed for for some time.

Will’s Red D&D Dragon Reigns Supreme

Noting the significance of the D&D Red Dragon character that Will painted for Mike, Reddit user calembo points out that the Red Dragon is the “only monster more powerful than Vecna in that campaign.”

The possibility of Will either becoming or controlling the Red Dragon D&D character in the Upside Down is too good to pass up for fans, which is understandable. The idea of Stranger ThingsThe show’s fictional storyline allows for the addition of a villain like Vecna. Fans love all the creatures in the show and will eat every one they find.

Will This Be The Reason That The Upside-Down Is Frozen in Time?

Hawkins being invaded by the Upside Down

User teddyburges comment that the Upside Down “… mirrors him [Will’s] own mental state– frozen in time, wanting to be kids forever, playing D&D.” Let’s start a conversation about Stranger Things‘ time-bending intentions.

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The Duffer Brothers have already stated that the time-freeze element of the Upside Down will drive a big chunk of the narrative in season 5 (via Deadline). Redditors had already sensed the time suspension is key to a lot of answers; the clues as to its creation point to Will, especially due to the D&D motif and the fact that Will vanishes on Nov 6, 1983, the day that the Upside-Down was frozen in time and Eleven opened the Hawkins Lab mothergate.

You must accept growing up and letting go to defeat Vecna

Split image showing Will Byers and Vecna in Stranger Things.

In one of the more mind-blowing hypotheses linked to Will as the Upside-Down creator, Redditor Nickienac suggests that his character is holding on to 1983, ” … before everyone grew up and apart some, before El “stole” Mike, etc.,” and Will has to accept reality in order to be able to defeat Vecna.

In recent years, “growing up” has been a prominent theme. The showBecause the audience is watching these children grow into young adults, it’s a great show. Will’s decision to let go his childhood and accept the harsher reality of the larger world would create a dramatic story that is both compelling and more powerful than those in season 4. It would also be a compelling story that would tie its power to the lives, bodies, and minds of its core characters.

Will The Dungeon Master Be A Success?

Noah Schnapp as Will Byers in Stranger Things Season 4

A top Reddit theory is that Will’s character will dominate season 5 because he is subconsciously shaping and controlling everything. Reddit user ReaperCDN posits that Will is the DM… he has been manifesting the game he wants to play all along.”

This theory gets a lot of enthusiastic responses and for good reason–there’s an undeniable narrative link between Will’s real-world fantasy and the supernatural story structure, such as the Will-centered architecture of the Upside-Down (his house) and the D&D-inspired elements within it. Many. Stranger ThingsWill is a popular character and fans are hoping for more screen time in season 5.

Will I Be The Wizard (Like Harry Potter?)

Will looks at the sky in Stranger Things 4 finale

Redditors believe that Will might be able to “feel” Henry. Thus, Vecna and Will will face off in the final Stranger Things battle.

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“Annnnnnnd what was Will’s character when introduced playing D&D?” Redditor ProvoqGuys says, “A wizarrrd!” This wild theory fits perfectly into the strange universe of Stranger Things. If Will created the Upside-Down mirror-universe in an instant that captured his way of dealing with the world, then it makes sense that his version of himself is part of the D&D scenario along with Vecna. This could also indicate that Dustin and Lucas are the Dwarf characters, even though their personas have transferred.

Will the Villain Be You?

Eleven and Will in Stranger Things season 4

Reddit user 49Billion table the idea that Will “… is part Vecna, and his jealousy to El make him the biggest villain …”. Redditors were enthralled by this idea and considered it feasible.

It is possible that Vecna’s influence has been absorbed into Will. Even though Will has a good heart and has gone through so many tortures, there could be a way for Vecna, or an event, to switch his switch to dark side. There is the possibility that Will may start season 5 with good intentions but then become a villain or compete with Vecna. If there is a Darth Vader moment, Will will eventually realize what he has become, and sacrifice himself to end Vecna’s reign and save his friends.

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