Ottyn Wythers

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Ottyn Wythers
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Title Ser
Allegiance House Wythers
Night's Watch
Born In 230 AC (roughly)[1]
Died In 299 AC, at Fist of the First Men, Beyond the Wall
Book(s) A Clash of Kings (appears)
A Storm of Swords (appears)

Ser Ottyn Wythers is a knight from House Wythers and a ranger of the Night's Watch.[2]


An old, done man,[3] Ottyn has a weathered face, is small, and always looks tired.[4]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Ottyn is part of the great ranging that leaves Castle Black in search of the wildlings. He commands the rearguard in the column.[5]

A Storm of Swords

Ottyn is one of the commanders of the Night's Watch at the Fist of the First Men. He urges retreat when the wildling masses are discovered. He is second in command on the ranging behind Lord Commander Jeor Mormont.[3]

Ottyn is killed during the fight at the Fist by wights. Jon Snow briefly contemplates Ottyn as a possible successor to Jeor as Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, but remembers he is dead.[6]

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