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Jhiqui, by Amuelia ©

Culture Dothraki
Born 284 AC[1]
Dothraki Sea[2]

Played by Sarita Piotrowski
TV series Game of Thrones: Season 1

Jhiqui is a Dothraki handmaid of Daenerys Targaryen.

In the television adaptation Game of Thrones, Jhiqui is portrayed by Sarita Piotrowski.[3]


Jhiqui has skin the color of copper, with black hair and almond-shaped eyes.[4] She has wide hips and heavy breasts, and is bigger boned than Irri.[5]

She is of an age with Daenerys Targaryen and Irri.[6]


Jhiqui was born to a khal of a khalasar. It was destroyed by Khal Drogo, and she was enslaved.[6]

Recent Events

Irri and Jhiqui, by Rae Lavergne ©

A Game of Thrones

Jhiqui, Doreah, and Irri are given to Daenerys Targaryen as wedding gifts to serve as her handmaids.[6] She is given to Daenerys to teach her the Dothraki tongue.[4]

Jhiqui remains with Daenerys after the death of Khal Drogo.[7]

A Clash of Kings

After struggling through the red waste, Irri and Jhiqui attempt to convince Daenerys not to stay in Vaes Tolorro, believing it haunted by ghosts.[8]

After Daenerys destroys the House of the Undying, Jhiqui fastens a silver bell in her braid to mark the victory.[9]

A Storm of Swords

Jhiqui and Irri are seasick during the voyage to Astapor.[10] Jhiqui is present when Daenerys purchases the Unsullied. Jhiqui and Irri free Rhaegal and Viserion to attack the Astapori slavers when Daenerys has the Unsullied attack their former masters.[11] She later praises Strong Belwas in defeating Oznak zo Pahl and remarks she would braid his hair the Dothraki way if he had any.[12]

A Dance with Dragons

Jhiqui and Irri both develop a crush on Rakharo, who has grown more tall and muscular. They argue over which of them he would prefer.[13]

Jhiqui later accompanies Daenerys to Daznak's Pit as part of the royal procession.[14] She and Irri both depart Meereen as part of the search parties dispatched across the Skahazadhan to locate Daenerys after she disappears on Drogon's back.[15]


Sarita Piotrowski as Jhiqui, in Game of Thrones

Daenerys: Have you ever seen a dragon?

Irri: Dragons are gone, Khaleesi.
Jhiqui: Dead. Long and long ago.
Daenerys: Everywhere? Even in the east?
Irri: No dragon. Brave men kill them, for dragon terrible evil beasts. It is known.

Jhiqui: It is known.[6]

Daenerys Targaryen, Irri and Jhiqui

Daenerys: I have won no victories.
Jhiqui: You burned the maegi in their house of dust and sent their souls to hell.[9]

Daenerys Targaryen and Jhiqui

Irri: Khaleesi, you must not touch the dead man. It is bad luck to touch the dead.

Jhiqui: Unless you killed them yourself. That is known.

Irri: It is known.[5]

Irri and Jhiqui

Jhiqui: You are too skinny for him. You are almost a boy. Rakharo does not bed with boys. This is known.
Irri: It is known that you are almost a cow. Rakharo does not bed with cows.[13]

—Jhiqui and Irri, arguing over Rakharo

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