|Book(s)||A Dance with Dragons (appears)|
A Dance with Dragons
Howd Wanderer is among the wildling leaders who accompany Tormund Giantsbane to the Wall in declaring a truce with the Night's Watch. He swears his oath to the Night's Watch upon his sword. One or more of his sons is made a hostage of the Night's Watch. He is present in the Shieldhall when Jon Snow announces the letter purportedly from Ramsay Bolton entitled 'Bastard'.