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{{Quote|I still remember seeing [[Tywin Lannister|my father]]'s fleet burn in [[Lannisport]]. I believe your uncles were responsible.|[[Tyrion Lannister]]|Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things}}
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{{Quote|I still remember seeing [[Tywin Lannister|my father]]'s fleet burn in [[Lannisport]]. I believe your uncles were responsible.|[[Tyrion Lannister]] to [[Theon Greyjoy]]|Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things}}
 
'''Victarion Greyjoy''' is an unseen character in ''[[Game of Thrones]]''. He has only appeared in the first season [[House Greyjoy]] family tree issued by HBO.<ref name="Greyjoy Tree 1">[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season1/#!/guide/houses/greyjoy/ HBO Season 1 House Greyjoy family tree]</ref> He is an uncle of [[Theon Greyjoy]].
 
'''Victarion Greyjoy''' is an unseen character in ''[[Game of Thrones]]''. He has only appeared in the first season [[House Greyjoy]] family tree issued by HBO.<ref name="Greyjoy Tree 1">[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season1/#!/guide/houses/greyjoy/ HBO Season 1 House Greyjoy family tree]</ref> He is an uncle of [[Theon Greyjoy]].
   
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Victarion appears in the [[Season 1|first season]] [[House Greyjoy]] family tree issued by HBO.<ref name="Greyjoy Tree 1"/> He was not included when the Greyjoy family tree was reissued for the [[Season 2|second season]].<ref name="Greyjoy Tree 1"/>
 
Victarion appears in the [[Season 1|first season]] [[House Greyjoy]] family tree issued by HBO.<ref name="Greyjoy Tree 1"/> He was not included when the Greyjoy family tree was reissued for the [[Season 2|second season]].<ref name="Greyjoy Tree 1"/>
 
==In the books==
 
==In the books==
In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, Victarion is Lord Captain of the [[Iron Fleet]], his flagship is Iron Victory. He is a capable commander and a fierce warrior in battle, but has a calm demeanor outside of it, thinking of enemies with great respect. He is a religious man and wears full plate armor while sailing because he has no fear of drowning.
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In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, Victarion is Lord Captain of the [[Iron Fleet]], his flagship is Iron Victory. He is a fierce warrior and capable commander in battle, though otherwise he is not very intelligent. Outside of combat he has a calm demeanor, thinking of enemies with great respect. He is a religious man and wears full plate armor while sailing because he has no fear of drowning. He believes it is honorable to kill a foe, but shameful to humiliate a captive.
   
Victarion has been married three times, none of which produced any children. His first wife died giving birth to stillborn daughter. His second wife died by a pox.
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In his childhood, Victarion was often made fun of by his brothers Euron and Aeron. Their mockery often came disguised as praise, and sometimes Victarion had not even realized he was being mocked, but until he heard the laughter, then he'd explode in rage. As a result, he has grown to be humorless person that mistrusts laughter. The sound of it always leaves him with the uneasy feeling that he is the butt of some jape he does not understand.
   
Victarion despises his brother [[Euron Greyjoy|Euron]], due to the latter raping and impregnating his third wife. Victarion beat her to death in order to cleanse himself of the taint of dishonor, and only the taboo against kinslaying kept him from killing Euron too. He has not married since, nor has he forgiven his brother.
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Victarion has claimed many victories, and was defeated only once by [[Stannis Baratheon]] at the [[Battle of Fair Isle]] during the [[Greyjoy Rebellion]]. 
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Victarion has been married three times, none of which produced any children. His first wife died giving birth to a stillborn daughter. His second wife died from a pox.
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Several years ago, Euron seduced - perhaps raped - and impregnated Victarion's third wife, which drove Victarion to beat her to death so he would not be put to shame as a cuckold. Only the taboo against [[kinslaying]] kept Victarion from killing Euron too, or rather, Victiarion was so enraged that he ''would'' have killed Euron, but Balon would not have kinslaying within their family, so he made Victarion grudgingly promise not to harm Euron. As a punishment, Balon exiled Euron from the Iron Islands. Victarion deeply hates Euron ever since and wishes him dead.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
* [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/Victarion_Greyjoy Victarion Greyjoy at A Wiki of Ice and Fire.] (spoilers from the books)
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Balon Greyjoy - brother
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"I still remember seeing my father's fleet burn in Lannisport. I believe your uncles were responsible."
Tyrion Lannister to Theon Greyjoy[src]

Victarion Greyjoy is an unseen character in Game of Thrones. He has only appeared in the first season House Greyjoy family tree issued by HBO.[1] He is an uncle of Theon Greyjoy.

BiographyEdit

BackgroundEdit

Victarion Greyjoy is the younger brother of Balon Greyjoy, Head of House Greyjoy and the Lord Reaper of Pyke. His other brothers are Euron Greyjoy and Aeron Greyjoy.[2]

Season 1Edit

Tyrion Lannister tells Theon about his memories of witnessing the Raid on Lannisport which Tyrion says was caused by Theon's uncles.[3]

Family treeEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Balon Greyjoy
 
Alannys Greyjoy
née Harlaw
 
Euron Greyjoy
 
Victarion Greyjoy
 
Aeron Greyjoy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rodrik Greyjoy
Deceased
 
Maron Greyjoy
Deceased
 
Yara Greyjoy
 
Theon Greyjoy
 
 
 
 

Behind the scenesEdit

Victarion appears in the first season House Greyjoy family tree issued by HBO.[1] He was not included when the Greyjoy family tree was reissued for the second season.[1]

In the booksEdit

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Victarion is Lord Captain of the Iron Fleet, his flagship is Iron Victory. He is a fierce warrior and capable commander in battle, though otherwise he is not very intelligent. Outside of combat he has a calm demeanor, thinking of enemies with great respect. He is a religious man and wears full plate armor while sailing because he has no fear of drowning. He believes it is honorable to kill a foe, but shameful to humiliate a captive.

In his childhood, Victarion was often made fun of by his brothers Euron and Aeron. Their mockery often came disguised as praise, and sometimes Victarion had not even realized he was being mocked, but until he heard the laughter, then he'd explode in rage. As a result, he has grown to be humorless person that mistrusts laughter. The sound of it always leaves him with the uneasy feeling that he is the butt of some jape he does not understand.

Victarion has claimed many victories, and was defeated only once by Stannis Baratheon at the Battle of Fair Isle during the Greyjoy Rebellion

Victarion has been married three times, none of which produced any children. His first wife died giving birth to a stillborn daughter. His second wife died from a pox.

Several years ago, Euron seduced - perhaps raped - and impregnated Victarion's third wife, which drove Victarion to beat her to death so he would not be put to shame as a cuckold. Only the taboo against kinslaying kept Victarion from killing Euron too, or rather, Victiarion was so enraged that he would have killed Euron, but Balon would not have kinslaying within their family, so he made Victarion grudgingly promise not to harm Euron. As a punishment, Balon exiled Euron from the Iron Islands. Victarion deeply hates Euron ever since and wishes him dead.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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Lord: King Balon Greyjoy Heir: Princess Yara Greyjoy/Prince Theon Greyjoy (disputed)
Seat: Pyke, Pyke Lands: The Iron Islands
Title(s): King of the Iron Islands · Lord Reaper of Pyke · King of Salt and Rock · Son of the Sea Wind · Lord of the Iron Islands
Ancestors:The Grey King · Vickon Greyjoy
Current members:Aeron Greyjoy · Queen Alannys Greyjoy · Euron Greyjoy · Victarion Greyjoy
Deceased members:Rodrik Greyjoy · Maron Greyjoy
Household:{Dagmer} · {Lorren} · {Drennan} · {Gelmarr} · {Stygg} · {Aggar} · {Wex} · {Urzen} · First Mate · Drowned Priest

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