Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Short in duration and very simple in choreography, but Jorah versus Qotho had motion, motivation, stakes and characterization, making it one of the best sword fighting scene in the show. And the moment when those two had their back was as great as there is. Joe's character Gendry has one of the most fascinating character arcs in the entire series. The beauty of this fight is that you have a moral dilemma. The battle was not just great as a fighting scene, but also from an emotional standpoint. And we got to see the Night’s King in action at the very end of the episode. The fight itself was great, with both fighters giving their best. The ending of the battle is great as well, with Sandor Clegane providing comical relief “where is your God now.”. Bronn just brings a comical element to every battle, and he is a joy to watch on the screen. It is all in the brain. The most dire though is the army of dead, The White Walkers, and their invasion of the country of Westeros. Ned Stark, Barristan Selmy, Jaime Lannister—all of them praise the knight. "People running past you knocking you with shields and swords and it's like, well okay.". The Battle of Winterfell will make television history when it airs during… Fans of the books wanted to see him yield a two-handed sword, but he was great with two one-handed ones. Jaime quickly kills Ned’s help, showing he is extremely vicious and ruthless as well as skilled. And unlike many other fight scenes, it wasn’t a work of art. The aftermath of the battle was emotional, with Robb acknowledging that wins at the battlefield are not as important if they lose too many men. The battle itself was great in that both Brienne and Hound had their moments. The only downside of the battle was logic. You could have never guessed the outcome, as there were moments when you thought the Hound would win, and then Brienne would respond. But when you have Bronn at your side, you know you are in good shape. The Battle of Winterfell will make television history when it airs during the eight and final season of the hit HBO show with it set to shatter records for the biggest battle sequence ever seen on screen. This time he took an axe, and absolutely crushed every member of the Brotherhood he could find. This fight had everything: stakes, motion, characterization, and pure badass fighting. There were some rumors about a CleganeBowl in season 6, but that didn’t happen. The Tower of Joy scene was revealed in the book in a dream Ned Stark had, but in the show, Bran and his visions were responsible for the reveal. At the Eyrie, Bronn stepped up to be Tyrion’s knight in the trial by combat. “You are shit at dying, you know that?” Arguably one of the best lines in Thrones, and it came again from the mouth of the beloved character, the Hound. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. "There was a day where like there were a lot of people running around and were given weapons to run around and it was genuinely scary. Discussing his experience he told us: "It was occasionally miserable but I had never done anything like it and I might never do anything like that ever again in my life. Brienne swore allegiance to Remly, and she was anointed as a knight. But that wasn’t the case for season 5, when Hardhome completely blew fans away. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Pedro Pascal was great in the role of the Red Viper all season long, and in the fight scene, he managed to portray the virtuous skill of the Viper to its best. Ask any fan of the show to describe Game of Thrones, and you probably hear “lots of nudity, sex scenes, betrayal, horrible deaths, and epic battles.” And that is the show in a nutshell. Daenerys had its way with the masters of Slaver’s Bay, and finally unleashed the full power of her dragons. The battle provided the perfect ending to one story arc—the one with Arya and the Hound—and made room for the next chapter in Arya’s storyline (her training to become an assassin). And that is the biggest proof you can get that the episode and the battle were awesome. For other inquiries, Contact Us. "I think this impending reckoning doesn't mean he's not terrified but I think it's what he's been searching for his whole life. Khal Mago challenged him in season one, as Drogo was blinded by his love for Dany. There are several plot threads left dangling in Game of Thrones that need to be wrapped up before the series finale. Imagine not knowing anything about where you're from and then finding your place within this world. This was probably one of the most evenly matched battle scenes in the history of Game of Thrones and big battles. In the end, Jorah wins because of the advantage he has bearing Westerosi equipment, which is much better suited for a close combat than Dothraki weapons. At least we can always remember their battle in the first season of Thrones. Speaking to the Irish Sun on the red carpet at the premiere of Game of Thrones season 8 at Belfast's Waterfront Hall, Jacob revealed it will be some of the "most impressive" stuff ever seen on television. Introduced as a menial blacksmith with little self-worth, he soon learns he is the bastard of King Robert Baratheon and the last living person of House Baratheon's bloodline - giving him a legitimate claim to the Iron Throne. The GGI was not at its best, especially when Dany rode Drogon, as those scenes still needed work. Yes, the Night’s Watch was outnumbered, but they had the wall to protect them. This battle was on par with some of the greatest battles we’ve seen in the movie industry. And just to be clear, any combat between two or more people on scene is defined as a battle. We didn’t see the full battle, as it happened off screen. Should Catelyn Stark free Tyrion and let him fight when she and her entourage are attacked, or should she keep him captive and hope her knights will save her. Khal Drogo was described as the best fighter outside Westeros—someone who has a pile of heads from the enemies he has killed. Cry havoc and let slip the dragons of war. Arthur Dayne is described as the best swordsman in the realm. But Brienne was not going to let that happen, and even though Jaime was one of the best men she had fought, she was victorious at the end. The Tower of Joy scene was revealed in the book in a dream Ned Stark had, but in the show, Bran and his visions were responsible for the reveal. There is a brief sequence in which Tyrion thinks of running, but then he comes back and saves Catelyn’s life. A small mistake by Brienne let the Lannister go and allowed him an opportunity to grab a sword, defend himself and be free. But his fight scene with Karl Tanner beyond the Wall was as great as they come. But the beginning—the scene with Robb’s dire wolf attacking the two Lannister guards and chanting “King of the North”—is what made our bodies temper. Jon Snow didn’t have many great fight scenes in Thrones, even though he is one of the most beloved characters. The last scene of the battle—the one when Jon is leaving on a small boat and the King is watching him—went viral as a meme. Quite the contrary, it was two vicious dogs on the loose and going at each other. And we got to see him fight for the first and last time in Thrones. Joe added: "There were times when you could look around and not see anything, like not see a camera or anything and any sort of evidence of the world. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. "Some of the set pieces are some of the most impressive stuff ever seen or that has been seen on television before and like it was real, there was real stuff there, real tactile things that you could interact with. And when you challenge the Great Khal, you better expect a furious response. Little wonder Game of Thrones cast and crew can’t keep quiet about it. 26 Ideas to Maximize a Tiny Bedroom Space, 41 Famous People Who Ended Their Own Life, 42 “How I Met Your Mother Quotes” On Love And Life, Top 12 Least Painful Places to Get a Tattoo. Arthur Dayne is described as the best swordsman in the realm. If you are looking for a great, one-sided battle, you need to go back to season one. Bonus points for the iconic reply “What do we say to the God of Death? His death was never confirmed, and left a lot to be desired from Arya’s dance partner. Jacob Anderson at the season 8 premiere of Game of Thrones in Belfast on Friday, Joe Dempsie on the red carpet at the premiere of Game of Thrones season 8, Jacob stars as Grey Worm, leader of the Unsullied army, Joe stars as Gendry, the bastard of King Robert Baratheon, Epic sword fight between Breienne of Tarth and The Hound in season 4 of Game Of Thrones - HBO.mp4, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).