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Irri by Amuelia ©

Allegiance Khal Drogo's khalasar
House Targaryen
Culture(s) Dothraki
Born In 283 AC or 284 AC[1], at Dothraki Sea[2]
Lover(s) Queen Daenerys Targaryen
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (appears)
A Clash of Kings (appears)
A Storm of Swords (appears)
A Feast for Crows (appendix)
A Dance with Dragons (appears)

Played by Amrita Acharia
TV series Season 1 | Season 2

Irri is a Dothraki handmaid to Daenerys Targaryen. In the television adaptation Game of Thrones she is played by Amrita Acharia.[3]


See also: Images of Irri

Irri has skin the color of copper, with black hair and "almond-shaped eyes".[4] She, along with Jhiqui, are of an age with Daenerys Targaryen.[5] She is slimmer than Jhiqui.[6][7]


Irri was born to a khal of a khalasar. It was destroyed by Khal Drogo, and she was enslaved.[5]

Recent Events

Irri and Jhiqui by Rae Lavergne©

A Game of Thrones

Irri, Doreah, and Jhiqui are given to Daenerys Targaryen by Viserys Targaryen as wedding gifts to serve as her handmaids. She is given to Daenerys to teach her how to ride horses in the Dothraki style.[4] She stays with Daenerys, even after the death of Khal Drogo and the disintegration of his khalasar.[8]

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.[9]

A Storm of Swords

Irri becomes a paramour to the lonely Daenerys. Daenerys feels guilt for this.[10] Irri is present when Daenerys purchases the Unsullied. Irri and Jhiqui free Rhaegal and Viserion to attack the Astapori slavers when Dany has the Unsullied attack their former masters.[11]

A Dance with Dragons

Irri and Jhiqui both develop a crush on Rakharo who has grown more tall and muscular. They argue over which of them he would prefer.[7]

Irri accompanies Daenerys to Daznak's Pit as part of the royal procession.[12] She and Jhiqui both depart Meereen as part of the search parties dispatched across the Skahazadhan to locate Daenerys after she disappears on Drogon's back.[13]


Amrita Acharia as Irri, in the HBO adaptation

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.[5]

Daenerys: What happened that night, when you woke... you're no bed slave, I freed you, remember? You...
Irri: I am handmaid to the Mother of Dragons. It is great honor to please my khaleesi.[10]

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.[6]

A khaleesi must have a khal … This is known.[14]

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.[7]

Jhiqui and Irri, arguing over Rakharo