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Game of Thrones Survey: Top Villain, Most Shocking Death, Best Plot Twist, and More!

by | July 1, 2017 | Comments

With season 7 upon us, we asked 1,087 fans of the HBO fantasy series what their favorite parts of the first six were. Note: Spoilers ahead.

HAVE YOU READ AUTHOR
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S BOOKS
THAT THE SERIES IS BASED ON?

19% Yes, all of them
10% Some of them
8% One of them
62% No, I haven’t read them

FAVORITE SEASON
30% – Six
Cersei blows up the Great Sept
Sansa kills Ramsay Bolton

LEAST FAVORITE SEASON
28% – Five
Jon Snow dies

MOST SHOCKING DEATH
25% Eddard “Ned” Stark (Season 1)
18% Jon Snow (Season 5)
14% Robb Stark (Season 3)
11% Hodor (Season 6)
5% Catelyn Stark (Season 3)
5% Oberyn Martell (Season 4)
4% Shireen Baratheon (Season 5)
2% Tommen Baratheon (Season 6)
2% Margaery Tyrell (Season 6)
2% Talisa Stark (Season 3)

MOST SATISFYING DEATH

44% Joffrey Baratheon (Season 4)
35% Ramsay Bolton (Season 6)
3% Tywin Lannister (Season 4)
3% Walder Frey (Season 6)
3% The High Sparrow (Season 6)
2% Viserys Targaryen (Season 1)
1% Roose Bolton (Season 6)

SADDEST DEATH

35% Hodor (Season 6)
14% Ned Stark (Season 1)
9% Jon Snow (Season 5)
9% Shireen Baratheon (Season 5)
7% Robb Stark (Season 3)
6% Catelyn Stark (Season 3)
4% Khal Drogo (Season 1)
4% Ygritte (Season 4)

GREATEST HERO
33% Jon Snow
17% Daenerys Targaryen
10% Arya Stark
9% Tyrion Lannister
6% Hodor
6% Eddard “Ned” Stark
5% Brienne Tarth
2% Sansa Stark

TOP VILLAIN
41% Cersei Lannister
22% Ramsay Bolton
16% Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish
7% Joffrey Baratheon
2% Tywin Lannister
1% The High Sparrow
1% Walder Frey
1% Roose Bolton
1% Stannis Baratheon
1% The Mountain
1% Tyrion Lannister
1% The Man with No Name

FAVORITE ALLIANCE
44% Daenerys Targaryen & Tyrion Lannister
13% Jaime Lannister & Brienne Tarth
10% Arya Stark & The Hound
9% Jon Snow & The Wildings
6% Jon Snow & Samwell Tarly
4% Arya Stark & the Man With No Name
4% Tyrion Lannister & Varys
3% Daenerys Targaryen & Yara and Theon Greyjoy
2% Jaime Lannister & Bronn
1% Daenerys Targaryen & Jorah Mormont
1% Daenerys Targaryen & Daario Naharis
1% Petyr ‘LittleFinger’ Baelish & Olenna Tyrell

FAVORITE CHARACTER
28% Tyrion Lannister
19% Daenerys Targaryen
17% Jon Snow
14% Arya Stark
2% Sansa Stark
2% The Hound
2% Jamie Lannister

BEST PLOT TWIST

29% The Red Wedding: Murders of Catelyn, Robb, and Talisa Stark (Season 3)
13% Ned Stark beheaded (Season 1)
10% Bran Stark learns meaning of “Hodor” (Season 6)
9% Cersei Lannister blows up the Great Sept (Season 6)
8% Jon Snow dies (Season 5)

WHO DO YOU WANT TO SEE TAKE THE IRON THRONE?

45% Daenerys Targaryen
29% Jon Snow
11% Tyrion Lannister

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