Worst Game of Thrones Characters

What are worst Game of Thrones characters ever? Either in terms of how annoying they are, or how evil they are.

The Top Ten

1 Ramsay Bolton Ramsay Bolton Ramsay Bolton, also known as Ramsay Snow, is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels.

Known for the gruesome things he loves doing to his victims, he certainly is evil. - Pluma

I love the fact that he's so cute in appearance, but so evil and malevolent in his deeds. The first time I saw him, he really deceived me with his cute aura. - Palmeiras

Gosh! I hate him so much... such an evil character... the way he died served him right!

Worst doesn't mean evil. Maybe he's the most evil character, but I think he's a great character

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2 Joffrey Baratheon Joffrey Baratheon

There are some villains that are interesting and everyone loves them but Joffrey is one of those villains that everyone hates for obvious reasons. Because he is an evil stuck-up brat.

His actor does an amazing job! He is such a well done character, I think I have never hated a character like I hated this guy

Joffrey is undoubtedly a detestable character, but an excellent villain. We know a villain is good when we love hating him. The actor who played him was excellent, because from start to finish, I hated Joffrey. - Palmeiras

Joffrey should be number 1 because he is annoying - Sandez

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3 Daenerys Targaryen Daenerys Targaryen Daenerys Targaryen is a fictional character in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels, as well as the television adaptation.

She has no idea what she is doing, and yet holds a lot of power. She also kills a lot of people. - Pluma

She doesn't, "hold all the power." Are you kidding me? Daenerys has a few loyal people who either advise or support her, and that's because Daenerys rightfully earns all the supporters she has. And if Dany does hold all the power, that is quite an admirable thing considering she came from absolutely nothing and became who she is today by leading with kindness, a good moral sense of justice, and a smart head on her shoulders. Daenerys might have started out naive to what she was doing, but she quickly learned and is now one of the smarter players in the game. And so what if she kills people? She has never killed anyone who didn't deserve it. The only people are traitors and men who take innocent people captive as slaves and treat them like dirt. Daenerys was completely in the right every time. - EllaInTheRankings

I stopped rooting for her after the first season. She hasn't really done anything good except freeing the slaves, but even that was only good for the slaves. For everyone else she pretty much wrecked the economy of Slaver's Bay. She stole the unsullied army to make them fight in a war they don't really believe in. She acts super entitled all the time, even though she has made virtually no good decisions on her own and has had everything handed to her. She knows nothing of politics in westeros and thinks she can just barge in and say "I have dragons, now give me the throne" even though the Targaryen dynasty officially ended so there are many who have far more legitimate claims to the throne than she does. Hell, even Gendry has a better claim. All in all, just a spoiled brat that everyone loves for some reason. - ColdTurkey

Tyrannical wannabe monarch. Preaches freedom but demands fidelity. If you do bend the knee to her, she will crush you. Or have someone else do it for her. She is not a warrior and not a good leader. She has only arrived where she is by enlisting those stronger and wiser than she is. I have never really been a fan of hers - bumbling around the desert. Free slaves? That's great! But, they are just now servants in her personal war that will claim many of their own lives. Her first encouter with Jon really did itfor me. What an arrogant and naive brat she is. You don't know me, and I just showed up here... "birthright," "bend the knee! " Who gives a crap! Let me use your dragons and keep quiet. And man she does love hearing all her titles.

She is an idiot!

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4 Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish

That's kind of strange, but I actually liked him...

The greatest player of the game. He took major part in every big event in the show, nothing would have happened without him. The most dangerous, sure, but not the worst. - Agerones

Petyr was in my opinion not one of the worst characters.

I despised him. His death… was done perfectly! - Miauzer

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5 Cersei Lannister Cersei Lannister Cersei Lannister 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.

Probably one of the most useless, one dimensional characters in the show that's just their for the "Oh my gosh, that's so bad," aspect. I'm astounded that someone says that she's well-written, that's hogwash. Her continued existence in the show makes her all the more irrelevant, and I find it ironic that the whole point shows hidden message of, "Everyone can die" with this character (along with others) is still in existence. They make it seem like she's so smart when everything she does is so stupid and the consequences are predictable. I understand that there are other "evil" characters like Ramsay Bolton and Petyr Baelish, but at least there isn't a massive failure of an attempt to flesh them out and give them some kind of meaning to why their in the show.

She's evil but at least she's well written with more than one dimension. Unlike Daenerys, who is just flat.

"She's a collective archetype of all negative traits ascribed to a woman in the Middle Ages" - don't remember the source, but seems close enough. - KarenBridges

She's having sex with her own brother! She's sick,manipulative and a real bitch!

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6 Walder Frey Walder Frey

He'll ruin your wedding... - Pluma

He killed so many people! He should be at least number 5!

He was responsible for the Red Wedding and every time he opens his mouth I want to punch him in the throat so he can't talk.

He's the real son of a bitch. He's so brilliantly played by David Bradley that I'll never again be able to look at Argus Filch in an HP movies the same way. I'll always remember the red wedding. - Palmeiras

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7 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.

Big, evil, and brutish: there is nothing friendly about this character. - Pluma

There's nothing more to say about this character than "HULK SMASH! "

Killing Oberon aside, there's nothing interesting about this meathead. There's not one character trait he has outside of his stature and brutality. - MKBeast

"Elia Martell! I killed her children! Then I raped her! Then I smashed her head in like this! "- The Mountain (before crushing Oberyn's skull)

Need I say more about why he's horrible? I hope The Hound kills him soon. It serves The Mountain right for burning his brother's face, raping Elia, and killing Elias children and Oberyn.

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8 Theon Greyjoy

The worst character doesn't necessarily have to be the most evil. Personally I think characters like Cersei and Littlefinger contribute a lot to the plot and they're awesome characters even though I hate them. They're the type of characters to love to hate. But Theon is a character you hate to hate. He just doesn't bring much to the table as a character.

Is it weird that I really liked him until his character transformed into Reek? - invinciblemario99

Worst character on GOT

Coward, Coward, Coward!

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9 Melisandre

She used to be good. Then the show removed the naked women and because of that they have ruined her best part. Can she just die now

Best looking one by far but also the worst.

I just can't stand that woman

Stannis is my favourite character and she keeps ruining him

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10 Tommen Baratheon

- Manipulative religious fanatic brad. Wears a crown but has no guts at all. Not able to defend his wife, nor his mother, but calling himself protector of the realm... Joining forces with the very same old whit that diminished his credibility and power, as much as his queen and queen mother. Tommen is a little boy, full of fear of the grown ups, and unable to get some courage.. Hope Margaery strucks him with a knife on the back in his sleep.

He's useless, that's all!

He's a winny bitch, puppet king and really useless! The world is a lot more better without him!

The Contenders

11 Allister Thorne

I'm glad he remained for the time he did, and his (spoilers) death was fitting and wrapped his story up neatly. That said, this guy was antagonizing Jon well before he even knew the guy and was an all around pain to look upon.

It's Alliser Thorne, not Allister. Get it right, alliterates.


12 Jaqen H'gar

He needs to pay for blinding arya!

He'll probably give her sight again. I read a little bit on the website and it said that it is a test to see if she can use her other senses to carry out assassinations. - Caleb9000

13 Sansa Stark Sansa Stark Sansa Stark is a fictional character created by American author George R. R. Martin. She is a prominent character in Martin's award-winning A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Its really her fandom that gives me a bad taste in my mouth, what makes her a good character in the later books is that she was a horrible one in the first book, and they like to deny it, excuse it, and overall refuse to see her faults.. One of the things that fascinates me about her is that she is not an angel, almost everything she does is very self serving (good on her! ) and they refuse to see that, which makes anything I read about her disgusting.. - NeddaSai

She's not too bad in the books but she's absolutely unbearable in the show. I think it's a combination of the character and the actress who plays her.

I cannot stand sansa. I understand her plight, and feel for her. She is simply trying to make it by until she can finally catch a break. But her personality is ATROCIOUS. She is the epitome of a condescending brat; she'd fit into a sorority quite well! Even in season 5, when you think she would have learned her place, she obviously thinks herself better than Myranda and the Lady who brings her Brienne's message. Horrible as this may be, I have actually grown to like Peter Baelysh because of his manipulation of Sansa.

Sansa Stark haters bash Sansa for not being more like Arya.

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14 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.

I don't get why Stannis get's so much hate. He's the most misunderstood character on the show, and almost everything he does is for what he believes is the greater good.

He's nitpicky and overly obsessed with birthrights. Also, easily seduced by Melisandre - Pluma

He is much better in the books :/

Stanislaus is a mean horrible stag faced bastard who deserves to die a horrible death! I eat Stannis for breakfast

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15 Renly Baratheon
16 Rickon Stark

Least significant of the Stark family. It is hard to understand why the author has introduced him to the show in the first place.

Annoying and weak, there never was a more useless character in the history of television. Topping that with terrible acting skills.

Most annoying character

Good bye stark heir...dead

17 Talisa Stark

Boring, boring, a stereotype, a cliche, and also boring.

Annoying trope

Classic Mary Sue. Entitled, pretentious, and boring. Just really really annoying. At some points I wanted her death more than Joffery. The idiot ruined Robb.

It's funny cause there isn't a character in the books by the name Talisa stark. In the books Robb marries a girl called Jeyne Westerling after he takes the crag I think. (they were Lannister Bannermen). But Robb had it coming and wasn't a very strong character anyway. - 12cc

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18 Brand Stark

2% of people voted for a misspelling of bran stark

His character is just really boring all he does is dream and wake up

Brand Stark is what I will be calling all Game of Thrones merchandise from now on.

Lmfao, “Brand.” - Miauzer

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19 Euron Greyjoy
20 Tyrion Lannister Tyrion Lannister Tyrion Lannister is a fictional character in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. In Game of Thrones, the character is portrayed by Peter Dinklage.

Can't be considered the worst by any means. - Pluma

Wait he shouldn't even be on this list.

Why is he on this list?

I can't stand him.
He betrayed his family and he is willing to let them get killed. And for what?! In the end Tywin was right about him.
I know, I know Daddy was very mean too him and his big bad sister too but his aunt, his uncels, his brother Jaime basically every other Lannister liked him and treated him with respect (if you don't believe me - read the damn books) and he repay them by working against them.
I hope that he will find a bloody death in the end.

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21 Olenna Martell

There's not even such character... Apparently 2% of voters have absolutely no idea who they vote for.

Martell? It's Olenna Tyrell not Martell. - 12cc

It's Olenna Tyrell... - invinciblemario99

22 Shae

She takes advantage of Tyrion's affections for gold and riches. - Pluma

Worst of all

This traitor bitch should be on the top of the list...thanks to tyrion killed this whore

23 Hot Pie

I hated him when he bullied Arya, but I'm glad they became friends. Nice to see they brought him back for season 7. - ColdTurkey

He started out annoying, but then I kinda liked him (not gay). He was pretty funny. - Caleb9000

24 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.
25 Hodor

How is Hodor even on this list?

He "can't" say anything but Hodor. We all know there's some hidden, and most likely evil, side to him. - Pluma


26 Craster

In my opinion, this guy only loses to Joffrey in degree of inhumanity. He's a big son of a bitch who had sex with his own daughters, kills babies, and still calls himself a religious man. I felt disgusted every time he showed up, and I celebrated when someone finally did us the favor of shoving a knife into his throat. - Palmeiras

27 Jon Snow Jon Snow King Jon Snow is a major character in the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons of Game of Thrones.

He is awesome. Whoever voted for him is a dany fan. Jon snow is bae

He is boring, he is a Targaryen bastard, he deserves to die for breaking his vows, he is an USURPER!

28 Roose Bolton

Contributed to the Red Wedding and killed Robb Stark. A traitor who deserved his death at the hands of his even more sadistic son.

Number 22? Are you kidding? He did the Red Wedding! - Pluma

He started the whole flaying tradition.

29 Viserys Targaryen Viserys Targaryen Viserys Targaryen is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin.

Why is he so low? Very despicable character

I was so happy when he died.

30 Samwell Tarly

So goofy and stupid, doesn't do anything except follow Jon Snow around like a little puppy dog and constantly causes trouble

I'll never understand Why he has so many scenes

Ugh he is so annoying and takes up to much screentime

31 Lysa Arryn

She's a disgusting female character. I know Cersei is certainly more evil, but I've never felt disgust of Cersei. But I thought Lysa was disgusting from the beginning that I saw her breastfeed a grown-up son, and her detestable personality didn't help. But when Sansa went to live with her, my disgust evolved into hatred. Sansa is not my favorite character but I hated how Lysa treated her and I laughed and clapped when Littlefinger did us the favor of pushing this woman for the death. - Palmeiras

Why are characters like Jon Snow, Petyr Baelish, Tyrion Lannister, and Hodor higher than Lysa? what?

32 Robert Baratheon
33 Catelyn Stark

Shes a bitch POOR JON

34 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.

Why is Arya here? She’s my favorite character! - Miauzer

35 Osha
36 Janos Slynt Janos Slynt

One of the few characters who deserves to be on this list

Jon showed him, though.

37 Tywin Lannister
38 Margaery Tyrell Margaery Tyrell Margaery Tyrell is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of high fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.
39 Ellaria Sand

Just a complete waste of a potentially good character. - MKBeast

40 Robin Arryn


41 Selyse Baratheon

She is the worst. She introduced Melisandre to Stannis first of all. Absolutely has no good points about her and seriously who hates their kid this much.

This evil bitch is the worst. Shireen Baratheons evil as mom

42 Jojen Reed
43 Lancel Lannister
44 Xaro Xhoan Daxos Xaro Xhoan Daxos
45 Varys
46 Myranda
47 Loras Tyrell
48 Maester Aemon
49 Mance Rayder
50 Podrick Payne Podrick Payne
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