Iron Victory

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Longship Iron Victory by Tomasz Jedruszek © Fantasy Flight Games

The Iron Victory is the flagship of the Iron Fleet. The longship is captained by Victarion Greyjoy, Lord Captain of the Iron Fleet, and is larger than Sea Bitch.[1] It has a ram.[2]

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A Clash of Kings

During the War of the Five Kings, Victarion Greyjoy leads the Iron Fleet to the Fever River before the fall of Moat Cailin.[1]

A Feast for Crows

Iron Victory by Daerick Gross, Sr. © Fantasy Flight Games

Victarion sails back to the Iron Islands after learning of the death of his oldest brother, Balon Greyjoy, King of the Isles and the North.[3]

After Victarion loses to his elder brother Euron at the kingsmoot on Old Wyk,[4] the Iron Victory takes part in the ironborn's taking of the Shields. It rakes and boards at least one ship, a smaller one belonging to House Serry, capturing it.[2]

A Dance with Dragons

Iron Victory leads part of the Iron Fleet to Slaver's Bay to retrieve Daenerys Targaryen and her dragons. The Iron Victory is boarded by monkeys from the Isle of Cedars, while the dusky woman stays in Victarion's cabin.[5] The ship captures a merchant vessel, Noble Lady, off the coast of Dorne,[5] and joins Grief and Warrior Wench in capturing the Willing Maiden north of Yunkai.[6]

Victarion spares the life of the shipwrecked Moqorro, and the red priest promises to heal the captain's wounded hand. The crew report wild laughter and Maester Kerwin describes High Valyrian singing while Moqorro performs a ritual in Victarion's cabin. Afterward, Victarion orders his crew to kill the ineffectual Kerwin and toss his body from Iron Victory.[5] Moqorro kindles fires on the forecastle each night.[6]


References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 24, Theon II.
  2. 2.0 2.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 29, The Reaver.
  3. 3.0 3.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 18, The Iron Captain.
  4. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 19, The Drowned Man.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 56, The Iron Suitor.
  6. 6.0 6.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 63, Victarion I.

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