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Who Was The MVP Of The Battle Of Winterfell On 'Game of Thrones'?

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Few Game of Thrones episodes have been as consequential as "The Long Night," AKA the Battle of Winterfell, as a victor was finally declared in the long-brewing war between the living and the dead. It was one of the most highly anticipated episodes in the show's history, and its consequences rippled all the way to the end of the saga three episodes later. The dust has since settled, so it's worthwhile to reflect back on the dark, decisive battle to see how some of the best Game of Thrones characters fared against the White Walkers. A massive cast of GoT favorites showed up in the Battle of Winterfell, but only one can hold the title of MVP. Who was most integral to protecting Winterfell? Who played the biggest role in the ultimate victory against death itself? And which Game of Thrones deaths will be remembered among the series' all-time best?

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  • Arya Stark
    2,699 votes

    Arya saved not only her brother from the Night King, but everyone else left standing at Winterfell - and beyond. She did what not even dragonfire could do. BAMF status secured.

  • Jorah Mormont
    2,103 votes

    He fought to his very last breath in order to defend his queen, Dany. He did everything he could to stay by her side over the course of the series, and now he can finally rest.

  • Lyanna Mormont

    Lyanna Mormont

    2,359 votes

    The fan-favorite Lyanna Mormont met her end at the hands of an undead giant. But she also managed to take down that very giant in her dying moments.

  • Theon Greyjoy
    2,164 votes

    RIP Theon. Before sacrificing himself to defend Bran, the one-time ruler of Winterfell led the Ironborn in wiping out a sizable horde of undead soldiers.

  • Beric Dondarrion
    1,644 votes

    The Lord of Light brought him back time and again for a reason, and that purpose was served when he saved Arya's life during the battle.

  • Melisandre
    1,999 votes

    A last-minute addition to the forces of humanity, Melisandre used her magic and wisdom one last time to help protect Winterfell. Her firepower helped slow down the Night King's army and allow the last of the Unsullied and Northerners to retreat inside the castle.