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Shagga son of Dolf
Shagga son of Dolf.jpg
by Amok©

Allegiance Stone Crows
Culture Vale mountain clans
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (appears)
A Clash of Kings (appears)
A Storm of Swords (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (mentioned)

Played by Mark Lewis Jones

Shagga, known as Shagga son of Dolf because of his father,[1] is a member of the Stone Crows, one of the mountain clans that dwell in the Mountains of the Moon. In the television adaptation Game of Thrones he is played by Mark Lewis Jones.[2]

Appearance and Character

See also: Images of Shagga
Shagga© by Thaldir Copyright by Fantasy Flight Games

A large hairy man, Shagga has a deep, deadly voice and prefers to fight with a weapon in each hand.[3]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

After Tyrion Lannister wins his trial by combat in the Eyrie, Shagga is in Gunthor's band of Stone Crows that Tyrion encounters in the Mountains of the Moon.[4] Shagga agrees to serve Tyrion for pay, and fights in the battle on the Green Fork between the westermen under Lord Tywin Lannister and the northmen under Lord Roose Bolton. Shagga survives several arrows, but is saddened by the death of his friend, Conn.[5]

A Clash of Kings

When Tyrion is sent to King's Landing to act as Hand of the King, Shagga goes with him as one of Tyrion's key guards. Tyrion leverages Shagga's imposing physical presence in his interrogation of Grand Maester Pycelle.[6]

Before the Battle of the Blackwater Shagga and the rest of the mountain clansmen who accompanied Tyrion to King's Landing are sent to the kingswood in order to raid and delay Stannis Baratheon's forces.[7]

A Storm of Swords

After the Battle of the Blackwater, Shagga and his clansmen remain in the kingswood, preferring to stay instead of returning home to the Mountains of the Moon.[8]

A Feast for Crows

Shagga is listed as a clan chief of the Stone Crows, leading a band in the kingswood.[9]

Quotes by Shagga

Shagga son of Dolf will chop off their manhoods and feed them to the crows.[1]

– Shagga to Tywin Lannister regarding northmen

Shagga: Shagga wants this woman.

Timett: Shagga wants every whore in this city of whores.

Shagga: Yes. Shagga would give her a strong child.[6]

– Shagga and Timett

Quotes about Shagga

Shagga son of Dolf is the one who looks like Casterly Rock with hair.[1]

- Tyrion Lannister to Tywin Lannister

Telling Shagga and Timett how to pillage is like telling a rooster how to crow.[10]

- Tyrion Lannister to Tywin Lannister

References and Notes

External Links

Shagga article on the Game of Thrones wikia.