FallenKingdomReads’ list of The Top 5 Most Shocking Deaths in ‘Game of Thrones’.
HBO’s Game of Thrones was a show that constantly kept viewers on the edge of their seats with its shocking plot twists and unexpected deaths. Here’s a ranking of the top 5 most shocking deaths in the series.
#5 – Ned Stark
In season one, fans were introduced to the honorable Ned Stark, played by Sean Bean, who seemed to be the hero of the story. However, in a shocking turn of events, he was executed by the sadistic King Joffrey, setting the tone for the rest of the series.
#4 – Tywin Lannister
Tywin Lannister, played by Charles Dance, was the patriarch of the Lannister family and a powerful figure in Westeros. However, in season four, he was killed by his own son, Tyrion, while sitting on the toilet.
#3 – Oberyn Martell
Oberyn Martell, played by Pedro Pascal, was a charismatic and skilled fighter who came to King’s Landing seeking revenge for his sister’s death. In a brutal fight against Gregor Clegane, aka The Mountain, Oberyn seemed to have the upper hand before being crushed in a gruesome manner.
#2 – The Red Wedding
The Red Wedding was one of the most infamous episodes of Game of Thrones, where several main characters, including Robb Stark, his pregnant wife Talisa, and his mother Catelyn, were all brutally murdered by the treacherous Walder Frey and his men.
#1 – Jon Snow
In one of the most shocking moments in the series, Jon Snow, played by Kit Harington, was brutally stabbed to death by his own men in the Night’s Watch. This event led to one of the biggest mysteries in the series, as fans debated whether or not he would be brought back to life.