|Book(s)|| A Game of Thrones (appears)|
A Clash of Kings (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (mentioned)
Matthar, sometimes called Matt, is a ranger of the Night's Watch.
A Game of Thrones
He was in the same novice class as Jon Snow. When he learns he's to graduate beyond novice, he celebrates with Jon and the others, drinking wine and throwing snowballs. He is named to the rangers when he is considered ready to man the Wall. He is present when Jon Snow reveals his new sword Longclaw to his friends. When Eddard Stark is executed, Matthar asks the septon at Castle Black to light a candle for him. He is among the group of friends who stop Jon from abandoning the Night's Watch and forswearing himself.