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The Balerion, with Viserion perched atop the cog's figurehead. By Tomasz Jedruszek © Fantasy Flight Games
Groleo captains the Balerion, watched by Drogon. By Scott Altmann © Fantasy Flight Games

Saduleon is a great cog owned by Illyrio Mopatis, and captained by Groleo. It is renamed Balerion, after the Targaryen dragon of old.

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A Clash of Kings

Magister Illyrio Mopatis sends Saduleon, Joso's Prank, and Summer Sun to Qarth, to bring Queen Daenerys Targaryen back to Pentos in preparation for her return to Westeros. Daenerys accepts, but insists on renaming the ships as Balerion, Meraxes, and Vhagar, in homage of the three dragons of Aegon the Conqueror.[1]

Daenerys Targaryen aboard the Balerion with her three dragons. By Mark Evans © Fantasy Flight Games

A Storm of Swords

Daenerys Targaryen travels aboard the Balerion with her khalasar, her handmaids Irri and Jhiqui, and her three young dragons, Drogon, Viserion, and Rhaegal. While enroute in the Summer Sea from Qarth to Pentos, Ser Jorah Mormont convinces Daenerys to change course for Astapor, buy an army of Unsullied, and continue to Pentos overland.[2]

On the shores of Slaver's Bay, Daenerys has the Balerion broken up, to provide her army with the wood it needs to make instruments of war for the siege of Meereen.[3]


I will never see her like again.[4]

Groleo, on the destruction of the Balerion, to Daenerys Targaryen