tv programs In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most

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List Rules Vote up the deceased "Game of Thrones" characters you miss the most.

SPOILERS, SPOILERS, ALL THE SPOILERS. This list has spoilers from Game of Thrones, through every episode that has aired on HBO to date. If someone has died so far on Game of Thrones it's likely spoiled here. Only read on if you have see all the episodes that have aired, to date.

Who has died on Game of Thrones? A whole bunch of people. Some deserved it more than others and some didn't even deserve it at all, but every character on this list is missed by fans for different reasons.

Whether a fan favorite, whose death took viewers by surprise, or a loathed character fans miss hating on, those who have fallen on Game of Thrones are (mostly) all dearly missed. Game of Thrones deaths seem to come with each episode and the list of dead Game of Thrones characters is always growing. In the Seven Kingdoms, anything can happen to your favorite characters, no matter what house they're from or what gods they worship.

Vote up the characters you miss the most and take a moment to mourn their passing. Also be sure to vote for the characters you definitely DON'T miss on the list of most satisfying Game of Thrones deaths and find all things GoT at Ranker of Thrones.

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Eddard Stark


Eddard Stark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 1, Episode 10, "Fire and Blood"

Joffrey said he wouldn't do it, but the little sneak was lying. He ordered Ser Ilyn Payne to behead the former Hand of the King and Warden of the North, despite the advice from his mother, Cersei, and requests from his betrothed, Ned's daughter, Sansa.

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38 people just voted on Hodor


Hodor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 6, Episode 5, "The Door"

In a sense, Hodor carried Bran into the world, just as he carried him out. In a shocking, heart-wrenching twist to one of the most revealing episodes in Season 6, Hodor died while holding off an aggressive horde of wights at a showdown at the Three-Eyed Raven's northern compound. His valiant sacrifice was one of the most honorable in the series - as a result of Hodor's selfless bravery, Bran was allowed to escape with Meera Reed and live another day. 

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Oberyn Martell


Oberyn Martell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 4, Episode 8, "The Mountain and the Viper"

While it can easily be argued Tyrion was the one most crushed by the death of Prince Oberyn, there's a whole viewing and reading community in the real world that would stake a claim for the title. Oberyn was charming, engaging, and fighting against evil for a relateable cause. The only people that wanted him to lose his fight with the Mountain were Tywin and Cersei Lannister, the Mountain (odds are even the Hound would have been pro-Oberyn in this match-up), and George R.R. Martin.

When the Mountain succeeded in crushing Oberyn's skull and ending the Prince's life before his own expires, a collective gasp was heard through all seven kingdoms (and however many countries they show "Game of Thrones" in now).

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Robb Stark


Robb Stark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 3, Episode 9, "The Rains of Castamere"

Many fans were in full support of the handsome "King In the North," but he should have known not to break his promise to marry one of Walder Frey's daughters. Instead, Robb wed Talisa, an act that came back to haunt him at the infamous "Red Wedding."

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Grey Wind


Grey Wind is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 3, Episode 9, "The Rains of Castamere"

Robb's direwolf, Grey Wind was a fierce protector and intimidating presence, wherever Robb went. Grey Wind is killed, along with pretty much everyone else remotely related to the Starks, at the Red Wedding.
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Ygritte


Ygritte is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 4, Episode 9, "The Watchers On the Wall"

There was something special about the relationship between Jon Snow and Ygritte that went far beyond the physical; both trained to be ruthless killers, they showed compassion and forgiveness to each other and- like many couples who find themselves together for long periods of time- many times resisted the urge to kill each other. They acknowledged each others secrets and lies and, in the end, still couldn't find a way to end one life or the other... because that prick Olly, whose daddy got killed by Ygritte, shot her in the damn heart!

YOU RUINED EVERYTHING, OLLY!!!

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24 people just voted on Syrio Forel


Syrio Forel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 1, Episode 8, "The Pointy End"

Presumed dead, the master sword-fighter from Braavos taught Arya Stark how to be awesome, training her in sword-fighting. After Ned Stark is taken into custody for treason, Lannister guards come after Arya who is training with Syrio. He fights the guards while Arya escapes and she believes him dead, killed by Ser Meryn Trant.
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Khal Drogo


Khal Drogo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list In Memoriam: Game of Thrones Characters We Miss The Most
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Died - Season 1, Episode 10 "Fire and Blood"

Mirri Maz Duur tried to save the great Drogo with her magic, after a scar he received in a battle with one of his men became infected, but it wasn't to be. Daenerys ultimately ends his suffering. Handsome and powerful, Drogo was loved by fans, and Daenerys named one of her dragons after him.

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