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3.6. Which are the dragons that have been named?
  • Balerion, the Black Dread - Ridden by Aegon I until his death, and then Maegor the Cruel. Finally, Prince Viserys—the future Viserys I—rode the dragon until his death in 92 AC.
  • Vhagar - Ridden by Queen Visenya until her death, then Lady Laena Velaryon, and finally Prince Aemond Targaryen until they both died above the God’s Eye in 130 AC during the Dance of the Dragons .
  • Meraxes - Ridden by Queen Rhaenys until the dragon (and perhaps its rider) was killed in Dorne in 9 AC.
  • Syrax - Ridden by Rhaenyra Targaryen, Syrax was killed during the Dance of the Draogns in the Storming of the Dragonpit, but not before throwing off Rhaenyra’s son, Prince Joffrey, when he attempted to ride his mother’s dragon.
  • Shrykos - A young dragon belonging to Aegon II’s son Prince Jaehaerys, killed at the Storming of the Dragonpit during the Dance of the Dragons..
  • The Grey Ghost - A wild dragon of Dragonstone, said to snatch prey from the waters and shy of men. Killed by Sunfyre when that dragon followed Aegon II to the island during the Dance of the Dragons.
  • Seasmoke - Ridden by Ser Laenor Velaryon until his death, then by his son Addam of Hull until both were killed by Vermithor while fighting at Second Tumbleton during the Dance of the Dragons.
  • Sheepstealer - A wild dragon of Dragonstone. Tamed and mounted by the dragonseed Nettle. Assumed lost, though rumors from the Vale offer a contrary opinion.
  • Sunfyre - The splendid golden dragon of Aegon II, grossly injured at Rook’s Rest while battling Meleys the Red Queen but recovered enough to make its way to Dragonstone where it slew the Grey Ghost. Received mortal wounds from the young dragon Moondancer, and died not long after.
  • Tessarion, the Blue Queen - Ridden by Prince Daeron the Daring, and was killed while riderless in battle at Second Tumbleton after fighting Seasmoke and Vermithor.
  • Dreamfyre - Once ridden by Rhaena Targaryen, sister of Jaehaerys I, and then by Queen Helaeana, wife of Aegon II. Killed at the Storming of the Dragonpit during the Dance of the Dragons.
  • Morghul - A young dragon belonging to Princess Jaehaera, daughter of King Aegon II. Killed at the Storming of the Dragonpit during the Dance of the Dragons.
  • Silverwing - Once ridden by Queen Alysanne, then claimed by the dragonseed Ulf the White, who was a traitor at First Tumbleton. It’s rider killed at Second Tumbleton, and attacked by those who killed him, Silverwing escaped and made its lair on an island in Red Lake. No more is known of its fate.
  • Meleys, the Red Queen - Ridden by Princess Rhaenys, the Queen Who Never Was. An old, cunning dragon, Meleys was killed with her rider at Rook’s Rest at the outset of the Dance of the Dragon.
  • Caraxes, the Blood Wyrm - Ridden by Prince Daemon Targaryen until their death in the Battle Above the Gods Eye in 130 AC, where they fought and killed Prince Aemond Targaryen and Vhagar.
  • Vermax - Ridden by Princes Jacaerys Velaryon during the Dance of the Dragons, and died with him at the Battle of the Gullet.
  • Arrax - Ridden by Prince Lucerys Velaryon at the outset of the Dance of the Dragons, and killed with him by Prince Aemond and Vhagar above Shipbreaker Bay.
  • Tyraxes - A dragon belonging to young Prince Joffrey Velaryon, killed at the Storming of the Dragonpit during the Dance of the Dragons.
  • The Cannibal - A wild dragon of Dragonstone, alleged to have been on the isle since before the Targaryens made it their home. Never tamed, its fate unknown.
  • Stormcloud - Ridden by Prince Aegon the Younger, son of Princess Rhaenyra. Killed at the Battle of the Gullet.
  • Moondancer - A very young dragon ridden by Lady Baela Targaryen, died in battle against Sunfyre on Dragonstone near the end of the Dance of the Dragons.
  • Morning - A dragon much too young for war during the Dance of the Dragons, ridden by Lady Rhaena Targaryen. Fate unknown.
  • Urrax - A legendary dragon from tales of Serwyn of the Mirror Shield, allegedly killed by Serwyn when it would not stop staring at its own reflection.
  • Drogon, Viserion, Rhaegal - The three dragons of Daenerys Targaryen.

 

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