Best Game of Thrones Warriors

JamesNicholls
Includes characters in the TV series and those who fought in Robert's Rebellion

The Top Ten

1 Arthur Dayne Arthur Dayne

Unique

Wish we could see more of his fights on the show.

Ned Stark, the fan favourite of Season 1 and someone who held his own against Jaime Lannister when he had his right hand, fought Ser Arthur Dayne with five other highborn/noble soldiers (including Lord Howland Reed) and got his arse handed to him on a 'fallen star steel' plate.

Arthur Dayne carried the sword Dawn, forged from a fallen star. Killed the Smiling Knight. Taught Jaime Lannister in the art of sword fighting and Barristan Selmy considered him as his superior. - JamesNicholls

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2 Jaime Lannister Jaime Lannister Jaime Lannister is a fictional character created by American author George R. R. Martin. He is a prominent point of view character in Martin's award-winning A Song of Ice and Fire series, and also a main character in HBO's adaptation of the series, Game of Thrones.

Arguably the best warrior in Westeros before his hand was chopped off. Cut down loads of knights to get to Robb Stark during the Northern Rebellion. Beat Barristan Selmy in a tourney sometime after Robert's Rebellion. - JamesNicholls

Only Dayne and Selmy could match him (before his maiming of course) - ethangrossman5

He was simply the best before losing his hand :(

3 Barristan Selmy Barristan Selmy

He was a painter who only used red. -Jaime Lannister

If Arthur Dayne was alive, he would be the best. But he isn't so I say Selmy. He mat be dead in the show, but very much alive in the books, if I remember correctly.

Was a match for #1, arthur dayne, if dayne did not have his magic sword

Was still a force to be reckoned with in old age. Greatly admired by Jaime Lannister, Robert Baratheon and Eddard Stark. - JamesNicholls

4 Robert Baratheon Robert Baratheon

A lot of the others were great fighters, true. I believe that Syrio would be capable of taking down everyone on this list, but Robert had the true spirit of a warrior. He lusted for fights.

Wielded a war hammer which he could thrust through full armour in one strike in his prime. Killed Rhaegar Targaryen and was a greatly feared monstrous force on the battlefield. Slew all warriors who crossed him during his rebellion. - JamesNicholls

In a the A Feast For Crows, jamie lannister says there are three men who would best him in their prime; Arthur Dayne, Selmy Barristan and Robert Baratheon. He also goes on to state that there 3 men who are physically stronger than him; Both Clegane brothers and again a young Robert Baratheon

7 gods! that HAMMER! HE İS THE KİNG BEST WARRİOR BEST LOVER AND MOST CHARİSMATİC CHARACTER İN THE SHOW.HE IS LİKE TONY SOPRANO OF THE GAME OF THRONES UNİVERS!

5 Jon Snow Jon Snow Jon Snow is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

One of the bravest fellas, always fighting for the good no matter the cost. This habit alone makes him one of the best fighters/warriors. People seem to neglect the fact that, unlike a lot of others, he is not even in his prime yet but just a boy who is still developing. It's beautiful we are getting to see his journey (so far).
Bonus: Maybe the only person to give the Night King something to be concerned about.

Learns as the story goes on. Probably unbeatable by anyone now.

love

Wrecking White Walkers ferrr the bois - BallBall11

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6 Khal Drogo Khal Drogo Khal Drogo is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Marton.

Never lost, brutal and efficient.

Never lost a fight amongst the Dothraki. Can take on men with swords with his bare hands due to his tremendous agility. - JamesNicholls

He never lost a fight, even against any dothrakis, that are respectable warriors among the seven kingdoms.
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7 Oberyn Martell Oberyn Martell Oberyn Martell is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

The best fighter ever, he toyed with the mountain, we all know he would have been alive if his emotion had not clouded his focus

He must be number 1

He toyed Witherspoon the mountain that was not even a fight to him, ir was a One SIDE combat e could have killed Gregor any time if he wanted.
Beated One of the strongest Knight without even swet.
I don't belive that Jaime Robert or John Snow here able to beat the mountain that easly

8 Syrio Forel Syrio Forel

He beat three Kingsguard with a stick how much better can you get.

He defeated Three armoured men with a wooden sword. What about that?

To the person who posted below... WHAT?! HE WAS THE FACELESS MAN?!?!?

Took down 4 heavily armoured Goldcloaks with nothing but a nice brown shirt and a wooden training sword. The First Sword of Bravos is not a title to scoff at, and his "death" offscreeen makes me think he'll return one day.

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9 Rhaegar Targaryen

Described as a good but not outstanding fighter by Barristan Selmy and said to be Robert's greatest victory during his rebellion, good enough to injure Robert during the fight. - JamesNicholls

10 Sandor "The Hound" Clegane Sandor Sandor Clegane, nicknamed The Hound, is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

Snow, and Ned are above this monster? Snow and Ned are both above average fighters, but neither are as well known for being fighters as well as the hound. The hound should be in the top 5

The Contenders

11 Eddard Stark Eddard Stark Eddard "Ned" Stark is a fictional character in the first book of George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels and the first season of its television adaptation.

With the help of Howland Reed, Ned killed the legendary warrior Arthur Dayne. In the T.V. series Ned pretty much equalled Jaime in sword fighting skills. Killed other good fighters during Robert's Rebellion. - JamesNicholls

12 Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane Gregor Ser Gregor Clegane, nicknamed The Mountain, is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

Thing is, he's actually not that good of a swordsman. The only reason he wins is because of his physical size, toughness and strength. If he was the same as his brother or any other normal soldier, he would be cut up into mince meat within a few minutes.

Biggest and strongest warrior in world of ice and fire.

13 Brandon Stark

Every time he's on screen I want to pull my hair out

Said to be the best Stark swordsman of his generation - JamesNicholls

Love to see Brandon Stark vs The Mountain

Would killed Rheagar Targaryen easily

14 Tormund Giantsbane Tormund Giantsbane

Slave lenin slava stalin

Tormund should be way higher here

Tormund the Brienne Baller

Woo Tormund

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15 Arya Stark Arya Stark Arya Stark is a fictional character created by American author George R. R. Martin. She is a prominent point of view character in Martin's award-winning A Song of Ice and Fire series, and also a main character in HBO's adaptation of the series, Game of Thrones.

Are kidding me?! Why is the person who killed the night king down here?

16 Bronn Bronn Bronn is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

Def should be higher

17 Brienne of Tarth Brienne of Tarth Brienne of Tarth is a fictional character in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels. She is a prominent point of view character in the fourth novel, A Feast for Crows, and a main character in the television adaptation.
18 Hot Pie

He once saw a knight kill another knight in flea bottom. He likes armor. What more do you need?

Very great warrior.

19 Daario Naharis Daario Naharis Daario Naharis is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

Most underrated fighter

He should be in top 5.

20 The Night's King
21 Grey Worm Grey Worm

Best

22 Jorah Mormont Jorah Mormont

Did you all forget this champion knight here? He have beaten once Jamie Lannister in a sword sparring in the book. One of westeros’ finest knights and swordsmen. The only enemy he has not beaten yet is the friendzone. - joshsanz

23 Hodor

...hodor...

24 Areo Hotah
25 Stannis Baratheon Stannis Baratheon Stannis Baratheon is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

He is a beast

26 Qhorin Halfhand
27 Thoros of Myr
28 Loras Tyrell
29 Karl Tanner
30 Azor Ahai
31 Beric Dondarrion

Has flaming sword. Nearly beat the Hound. Why wasn't he on this list before?

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