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'''Drogon''' is one of the [[dragon]]s born in the [[Dothraki Sea]]. Commanded by [[Daenerys Targaryen]], he is named for her dead husband, [[Drogo]].     
 
'''Drogon''' is one of the [[dragon]]s born in the [[Dothraki Sea]]. Commanded by [[Daenerys Targaryen]], he is named for her dead husband, [[Drogo]].     
  
Drogon is believed to be the reincarnation of [[Balerion|Balerion the Black Dread]], but Daenerys decided to give him a new name for his new life.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 12|Chapter 12]], Daenerys</ref>  
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Drogon is believed to be the reincarnation of [[Balerion|Balerion the Black Dread]], but Daenerys decides to give him a new name for his new life.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 12|Chapter 12]], Daenerys</ref>  
  
The largest and most aggressive of [[Daenerys]]'s three dragons, Daenerys is having problems reining him in.
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The largest and most aggressive of Daenerys's three dragons, Daenerys has problems reining him in.
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
His scales are black, his horns and spinal plates blood red and his eyes are smoldering red pits<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>.
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Drogon's scales are black, his horns and spinal plates are blood red,and his eyes are smoldering red pits.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>
  
His flame is black fire shot with red and the wash of its heat can be felt 30 feet away<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>. His wing flap sounds like the clap of thunder. <ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>. He bleeds black blood<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>
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Drogon's flame is black fire shot with red and the wash of its heat can be felt 30 feet away.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref> His wing flap sounds like the clap of thunder.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>  He bleeds black blood.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>
  
As of [[A Dance with Dragons]] his wings stretch 20 feet from tip-to-tip, black as jet<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>.
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As of [[A Dance with Dragons]], Drogon's wings stretch 20 feet from tip-to-tip, black as jet.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
===A Game of Thrones===
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===''A Game of Thrones''===
 
[[File:Drogon.jpg|thumb|right|A newborn Drogon with Emilia Clarke as [[Daenerys Targaryen]]]]
 
[[File:Drogon.jpg|thumb|right|A newborn Drogon with Emilia Clarke as [[Daenerys Targaryen]]]]
Drogon's egg was black as the midnight sea, alive with scarlet ripples and swirls.  
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Drogon's egg is black as the midnight sea, alive with scarlet ripples and swirls.  
  
[[Mirri Maz Duur]] proclaimed that in order to bring new life one must give life. Daenerys burned [[Drogo]]'s body, along with the ''maegi'' Mirri Maz Duur herself and the three eggs to give life to Drogon and his brothers [[Viserion]] and [[Rhaegal]].<ref>[[A Game of  Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 72|Chapter 72]], Daenerys</ref>
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The ''maegi'' [[Mirri Maz Duur]] proclaims that in order to bring new life one must give life. Daenerys burns [[Drogo]]'s body, along with Mirri Maz Duur herself and the three eggs to give life to Drogon and his brothers, [[Viserion]] and [[Rhaegal]].<ref>[[A Game of  Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 72|Chapter 72]], Daenerys</ref>
  
===A Clash of Kings===
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===''A Clash of Kings''===
 
When Daenerys arrives in [[Qarth]], Drogon along with the other dragons are a marvel to the inhabitants of the ancient city.{{Ref|aCoK|12}}{{Ref|aCoK|27}}{{Ref|aCoK|40}} Drogon is on her shoulder when she enters [[Qarth]].  
 
When Daenerys arrives in [[Qarth]], Drogon along with the other dragons are a marvel to the inhabitants of the ancient city.{{Ref|aCoK|12}}{{Ref|aCoK|27}}{{Ref|aCoK|40}} Drogon is on her shoulder when she enters [[Qarth]].  
  
 
When Daenerys receives the news from [[Quhuru Mo]] of the [[Usurper]]'s death black Drogon is seated in her lap, he hisses and pale smoke rises before [[Daenerys]]’s face like a veil.  
 
When Daenerys receives the news from [[Quhuru Mo]] of the [[Usurper]]'s death black Drogon is seated in her lap, he hisses and pale smoke rises before [[Daenerys]]’s face like a veil.  
  
When [[Daenerys]] entered the [[House of the Undying]], she had Drogon accompany her. Once inside, Drogon reacted to the visions that Daenerys had, obviously sharing them with her. When they came upon the Undying, Drogon defended Daenerys by attacking the pulsating heart that stood at the center of the room, thereby slaying the Undying.  This allowed [[Daenerys]] to escape the House and seemed to have seriously damaged the House itself.{{Ref|aCoK|48}}
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When Daenerys enters the [[House of the Undying]], she has Drogon accompany her. Once inside, Drogon reacts to the visions that Daenerys has. When they come upon the Undying, Drogon defends Daenerys by attacking the pulsating heart that stands at the center of the room, thereby slaying the Undying.  This allows Daenerys to escape the House and seems to have seriously damaged the structure itself.{{Ref|aCoK|48}}
  
===A Storm of Swords===
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
Drogon is slightly larger than the size of a small dog.  Drogon was part of the payment that Daenerys agreed to pay for all the [[Unsullied]] in [[Astapor]]. However, once she had received the [[Unsullied]], she ordered the [[Good Masters]] killed and Drogon returned to Daenerys.{{Ref|aSoS|27}}
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Drogon is slightly larger than the size of a small dog.  Drogon is part of the payment that Daenerys agrees to in order to pay for all [[Unsullied]] in [[Astapor]]. However, once she has received the [[Unsullied]], she orders the [[Good Masters]] killed and Drogon returns to Daenerys.{{Ref|aSoS|27}}
 
[[File‎: ‎Marc_Fishman_danytakesflight.jpg‎ |Drogon and Dany take flight - by Marc Fishman © |thumb|300px|right]]
 
[[File‎: ‎Marc_Fishman_danytakesflight.jpg‎ |Drogon and Dany take flight - by Marc Fishman © |thumb|300px|right]]
===A Feast for Crows===
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===''A Feast for Crows''===
 
Tales start to reach [[Westeros]] of dragons.{{Ref|aFfC|Prologue}}
 
Tales start to reach [[Westeros]] of dragons.{{Ref|aFfC|Prologue}}
  
===A Dance with Dragons===
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
A man appeared before Daenerys in her throne room, carrying a sack with bones in it, claiming it was his child [[Hazzea]] and that Drogon had killed and eaten her.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys I (A Dance with Dragons)|Daenerys I]]</ref>  
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A man appears before Daenerys in her throne room, carrying a sack with bones in it, claiming it is his child [[Hazzea]] and that Drogon had killed and eaten her.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys I (A Dance with Dragons)|Daenerys I]]</ref>  
He calls Drogon ''the winged shadow''.  Horrified, Daenerys ordered all three dragons to be captured and imprisoned in a pit inside of her Great Pyramid.  
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He calls Drogon ''the winged shadow''.  Horrified, Daenerys orders all three dragons to be captured and imprisoned in a pit inside of her Great Pyramid.  
  
 
[[Viserion]] and [[Rhaegal]] were eventually chained (though not without cost) in a makeshift dragonpit in the [[Great Pyramid]] but Drogon escaped and disappeared.
 
[[Viserion]] and [[Rhaegal]] were eventually chained (though not without cost) in a makeshift dragonpit in the [[Great Pyramid]] but Drogon escaped and disappeared.
  
When the fighting pits were re-opened, Drogon appeared in [[Daznak's Pit]], drawn by the noise and smell of blood. Drogon descended into the pit and killed the boar that was present. An animal handler named [[Harghaz]] attacked Drogon with a long spear and came close to slaying Drogon. Daenerys, seeing her "child" in peril, ran to him just when Drogon killed [[Harghaz]]. After much difficulty, losing her hair to fire once again, Daenerys managed to mount Drogon and
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When the fighting pits are re-opened, Drogon appears in [[Daznak's Pit]], drawn by the noise and smell of blood. Drogon descends into the pit and kills the boar that is present. An animal handler named [[Harghaz]] attacks Drogon with a long spear and comes close to slaying Drogon. Daenerys, seeing her "child" in peril, runs to him just when Drogon kills Harghaz. After much difficulty, losing her hair to fire once again, Daenerys manages to mount Drogon and fly away on his back.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>  
flew away on his back.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IX (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 52 - Daenerys IX]]</ref>  
 
  
Drogon took Dany to his lair in the [[Dothraki Sea]].  Later, just after Drogon had killed and devoured a horse on the [[Dothraki Sea]], he and [[Daenerys]] were discovered by the ''khalasar'' of Khal [[Jhaqo]].<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys X (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 71 - Daenerys X]]</ref>
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Drogon takes Dany to his lair in the [[Dothraki Sea]].  Later, just after Drogon has killed and devours a horse on the [[Dothraki Sea]], he and [[Daenerys]] are discovered by the ''khalasar'' of Khal [[Jhaqo]].<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys X (A Dance with Dragons)|Chapter 71 - Daenerys X]]</ref>
  
 
==Quotes about Drogon==
 
==Quotes about Drogon==

Revision as of 20:34, 8 May 2013

Drogon
Drogon in Daznak's Pit.jpg
Daenerys and Drogon in Daznak's Pit - by Marc Simonetti ©

Alias The Winged Shadow
Allegiance Daenerys Targaryen
Race Dragon
Born In 298 AC, at Dothraki Sea
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (Appears)
A Clash of Kings (Appears)
A Storm of Swords (Appears)
A Dance with Dragons (Appears)

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Drogon is one of the dragons born in the Dothraki Sea. Commanded by Daenerys Targaryen, he is named for her dead husband, Drogo.

Drogon is believed to be the reincarnation of Balerion the Black Dread, but Daenerys decides to give him a new name for his new life.[1]

The largest and most aggressive of Daenerys's three dragons, Daenerys has problems reining him in.

Appearance

Drogon's scales are black, his horns and spinal plates are blood red,and his eyes are smoldering red pits.[2]

Drogon's flame is black fire shot with red and the wash of its heat can be felt 30 feet away.[3] His wing flap sounds like the clap of thunder.[4] He bleeds black blood.[5]

As of A Dance with Dragons, Drogon's wings stretch 20 feet from tip-to-tip, black as jet.[6]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

A newborn Drogon with Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen

Drogon's egg is black as the midnight sea, alive with scarlet ripples and swirls.

The maegi Mirri Maz Duur proclaims that in order to bring new life one must give life. Daenerys burns Drogo's body, along with Mirri Maz Duur herself and the three eggs to give life to Drogon and his brothers, Viserion and Rhaegal.[7]

A Clash of Kings

When Daenerys arrives in Qarth, Drogon along with the other dragons are a marvel to the inhabitants of the ancient city.[8][9][10] Drogon is on her shoulder when she enters Qarth.

When Daenerys receives the news from Quhuru Mo of the Usurper's death black Drogon is seated in her lap, he hisses and pale smoke rises before Daenerys’s face like a veil.

When Daenerys enters the House of the Undying, she has Drogon accompany her. Once inside, Drogon reacts to the visions that Daenerys has. When they come upon the Undying, Drogon defends Daenerys by attacking the pulsating heart that stands at the center of the room, thereby slaying the Undying. This allows Daenerys to escape the House and seems to have seriously damaged the structure itself.[11]

A Storm of Swords

Drogon is slightly larger than the size of a small dog. Drogon is part of the payment that Daenerys agrees to in order to pay for all Unsullied in Astapor. However, once she has received the Unsullied, she orders the Good Masters killed and Drogon returns to Daenerys.[12]

Drogon and Dany take flight - by Marc Fishman ©

A Feast for Crows

Tales start to reach Westeros of dragons.[13]

A Dance with Dragons

A man appears before Daenerys in her throne room, carrying a sack with bones in it, claiming it is his child Hazzea and that Drogon had killed and eaten her.[14] He calls Drogon the winged shadow. Horrified, Daenerys orders all three dragons to be captured and imprisoned in a pit inside of her Great Pyramid.

Viserion and Rhaegal were eventually chained (though not without cost) in a makeshift dragonpit in the Great Pyramid but Drogon escaped and disappeared.

When the fighting pits are re-opened, Drogon appears in Daznak's Pit, drawn by the noise and smell of blood. Drogon descends into the pit and kills the boar that is present. An animal handler named Harghaz attacks Drogon with a long spear and comes close to slaying Drogon. Daenerys, seeing her "child" in peril, runs to him just when Drogon kills Harghaz. After much difficulty, losing her hair to fire once again, Daenerys manages to mount Drogon and fly away on his back.[15]

Drogon takes Dany to his lair in the Dothraki Sea. Later, just after Drogon has killed and devours a horse on the Dothraki Sea, he and Daenerys are discovered by the khalasar of Khal Jhaqo.[16]

Quotes about Drogon

"Khaleesi … there sits Balerion, come again". [8]

-Aggo, to Daenerys

References and Notes