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Alias The Dragon of the North
Title Khal
Race Dothraki
Culture Dothraki
Father Son of Khal Onqo
Spouse Unknown wives
Issue Sons
Book The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)

Dhako, also known as the Dragon of the North,[1] was a Dothraki khal who lived during the Century of Blood.[2] He was the grandson of Khal Onqo.[1]


When Dhako approached the city of Ibbish to sack it, its inhabitants took to their ships and fled to Ib. Dhako put the city to the torch and named it Vaes Aresak, or City of Cowards. In his wroth, Dhako burned not only the abandoned city, but also much of the surrounding countryside. Thereafter he was known as the Dragon of the North.[2][1]

The Braavosi adventurer Terrio Erastes was a guest of Khal Dhako when Ibbish was destroyed. He wrote in his chronicle Fire Upon the Grass that Dhako took great pride in being known as the Dragon of the North, but came to rue it when his khalasar was defeated in battle by that of Khal Temmo, who took the elder Dhako captive and fed him to the flames after cutting off his hands, feet, and genitals, and roasting them before his eyes, after first burning his wives and sons in the same manner.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The World of Ice & Fire, Beyond the Free Cities: Ib.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The World of Ice & Fire, Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands.