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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.

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This list has Game of Thrones spoilers, from its premiere to its finale. If someone passed on Game of Thrones, it's likely spoiled here. Only read on if you have completed the entire HBO series.

So... who 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 passing took viewers by surprise, or a loathed character fans miss hating on, those who have fallen on Game of Thrones were (mostly) all dearly missed. Game of Thrones demises seem to come with each episode, and the list of these Game of Thrones characters kept growing until the end. In the Seven Kingdoms, anything could happen to your favorite characters, no matter what house they were from or what gods they worshipped.

While you're mourning the passing of the departed, 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.

Eddard Stark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list In Memoriam: 'Game of Thrones' Characters We Miss The Most
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Passed — 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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Hodor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list In Memoriam: 'Game of Thrones' Characters We Miss The Most
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Passed — 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 passed 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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list In Memoriam: 'Game of Thrones' Characters We Miss The Most
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Passed — Season 4, Episode 8, "The Mountain and the Viper"

While it can easily be argued Tyrion was the one most crushed by the passing 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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Grey Wind
Grey Wind is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list In Memoriam: 'Game of Thrones' Characters We Miss The Most
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Passed — 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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