Game of Thrones Power Rankings, Season 3 Premiere: Valar Dohaeris


Welcome to the Season 3 premiere edition of the Game of Thrones Power Rankings, which signals an end to HBO’s shitty season (see: Girls) and a return to Westeros, where dragons, Daenerys Targaryen and dragons all exist. Our latest glimpse into the realm introduced several new characters, a batch of fresh storylines and the revelation that Tywin Lannister is indeed the world’s worst father.

Our rankings are based on developments from each episode in particular, and take factors such as likeability, power and general character attractiveness into consideration. At the end of the day, these are wholly subjective, so if you disagree with any of our assessments — and you’d be wrong — state your case in the comments section below. You can track each character’s movement by looking at the Season 2 finale Power Rankings.

One last very important order of business: SPOILER ALERT: The following entries contain information from the most recent episode of Game of Thrones: “Valar Dohaeris” (Season 3, Episode 1).