27 Game of Thrones Deaths That Will Make You Fear for Winter

Olena Tyrell:

Game of Thrones is known for 3 things: fantastic fantasy worlds, screwing over the oligarchy, and killing off all of your favorite characters when you love them the most (except Ramsey Bolton, everyone hated that guy).

With the 7th season coming to a close, let's take a look at 27 deaths that took place during the show's seven seasons so far!

Killed by poison via Jaime Lanister in S7,E3 - "Queens Justice".


+2 points for the greatest dying words in the whole show.

Trystane Martell:

Killed by a wave of white walkers while holding the door in S6, E5 - “The Door.”

Stannis Baratheon:

Killed by Obara Sand’s spear through the back of his head in S6,E1 - “The Red Woman.”

King Joffrey:

Killed by Brienne of Tarth’s sword of justice in S5,E10 - “Mother’s Mercy.”

 Balon Greyjoy:

Killed by poisoned wine (by Olenna Tyrell) at his own wedding in S4,E2 - “The Lion and the Rose.”

Prince Oberyn:

 Balon Greyjoy:

Killed by younger brother Euron Grejoy by being pushed of a rope bridge in S6,E2 - “Home.

Ned Stark:

Killed by “The Mountain” Ser Gregor Clegane with his bare hands in S4,E8 - “The Mountain and the Viper.”

Shireen Baratheon:

Killed by the oligarchy by way of beheading in S1,E9 - “Baelor.”

Janos Slynt:

Death by ritual fire at the hands of Melisandre in S5,E9 - “The Dance of Dragons.”

King Robert Baratheon:

Beheaded by Jon Snow for openly refusing Jon’s order as Lord Commander at the Wall in S5,E3 - “High Sparrow.”

Doran Martell:

Stabbed with a boar’s tusk while intoxicated with poisoned wine in S1,E7 - “You Win or You Die.”

Maester Aemon:

Stabbed by Ellaria Sand in S6,E1 - “The Red Woman.”


Died of natural causes in S5,E7 - “The Gift.”

khal Drogo:

Killed by an arrow shot by youngster Olly in S4,E9 - “The Watchers on the Wall.”

Lysa Arryn:

Death by infection and blood magic in S1,E10 - “Fire and Blood.”

King Robb Stark:

Death by moon door after being kicked in by newly-wed husband Petyr Baelish in S4,E7 - “Mockingbird.”

Mance Rayder:

Stabbed by Lord Roose Bolton after already being shot by multiple arrows in S3,E9 - “The Red Wedding.”


The swift death of an arrow from Jon Snow while being set to burn on the stake by Stannis Baratheon in S5,E1 - “The Wars to Come.”

Renly Baratheon:

Pushed off a balcony by Reek (Theon Greyjoy) for trying to hurt Sansa Stark in S5,E10 - “Mother’s Mercy.”

Lord Commander Mormont:

Killed by Stannis’ and Melisandre’s shadow baby in S2, E5 - “The Ghost of Harrenhal.”

Catelyn Stark:

Brutally stabbed by night’s watchman Rast in S3,E4 - “And Now His Watch is Ended.”

Viserys Targaryen

Murdered by Black Walder Frey in S3,E9 - “The Red Wedding.”

Talisa Stark:

Murdered by Khal Drogo and his men in S1,E6 - “A Golden Crown.”


Killed during the Red Wedding in S3,E9 - “The Red Wedding.”

Tywin Lannister:


Killed by Tyrion for trying trying to stab him in S4,E10 - “The Children.”


Shot by Tyrion Lannister with a crossbow while in the privy chamber in S4,E10 - “The Children.”

Killed by Joffery while “trying out” his new crossbow in S3,E6 - “The Climb.”