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"- I heard it said that poison is a woman's weapon.
- Yes. Women, cravens... and eunuchs.
Ned Stark and Grand Maester Pycelle[src]

A poison is a toxic substance that disrupts the proper functions of the body, often with lethal effects.

Poison is used throughout the known world, though is more prevalent in the Free Cities. In the martial society of Westeros poison is regarded with contempt and considered a weapon used only by cravens and women. Maesters study poisons at the Citadel.

Known poisonsEdit


A manticore, from which manticore venom is extracted.

Many strong medicines, such as Essence of Nightshade, can also be fatal if a high enough dosage is consumed.

Known PoisoningsEdit

Purple Wedding

King Joffrey after being poisoned


  1. "First of His Name"
  2. "You Win or You Die"
  3. "Valar Dohaeris"
  4. "The North Remembers"
  5. "The Old Gods and the New"
  6. "The Lion and the Rose"
  7. "The Mountain and the Viper"

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