As we reach the final season, it’s probably the right time to judge and vote for your favorite House. “Game of Thrones” is one such fictional show where we see drama, romance, actions, families, iron throne, blood, kingdom, red sun, three-eyed raven, noble houses, casterly rock, fight to win the thrones, fire, land, king, dragons, war, and creation of great history all in one.
This is one such series based on the A Song of Ice and Fire novel by George R.R. Martin. It is a story that shows several members as they move along the fictional kingdom of Westeros. Here present, everyone aims to take the iron throne.
The houses that are mentioned in the entire series are: House Stark, House Reyne, House Bolton, House Tarly, House Seaworth, House Martell, House Baratheon, House Karstark, House Royce, House Arryn, House Targaryen, House Frey, House Tyrell, House cleaned, House Reed, House Tully, house Mormont, House Umber, House Greyjoy, House Lannister. Among all these, there are some prominent and powerful houses along with some other houses.
Games of Thrones is a total family war or a sharp minds game among the kings for position, land, and power. Look into the fictional battle which has given the world a few amazing kings and kings who can be admired, a few amazing locations which are a great attraction, and a huge tourist spot in today’s children.
Before you start the ranking, you must also learn that few houses in the GOT are underestimated but have received so much love and are considered among the great houses. Thus, let us begin the rankings from worst to the best House in this huge Game of battle, past, king, family, and love “GOT.”
Game of Thrones Houses from Worst to Best-
20. House Reyne
About House Reyne
House Reyne is a house that might not be seen in the show once but is mentioned many times. This house of Castamere is what you may call an extinct vassal house of the Westerlands and which initially was sworn to House Lannister of Casterly Rock. At one time, this was also one of the wealthiest houses, just after Lannister.
The House had mentioned twice when Cersei Lannister remembers the tale when house Reyne was dismissed. The song The Rains of Castamere was performed at the Red wedding. The House was finished when Lannister murdered his father Tywin to avenge his suffering.
19. House Bolton
About House Bolton
A house that joined forces with House Bolton and was the greatest supporter of starks. After the fierce battle, Jon snow showed mercy upon them and thus remained larger houses in the north.
18. House Tyrell
About House Tyrell
House Tyrell also sees its downfall in season 7, and the viewers were somewhat shocked to see so. Tyrell has everything from skill in diplomacy and political maneuvering, but their shortcoming in fights resulted in their doom.
17. House Frey
About House Frey
Winter did come for House Frey as Arya stark paid her rewards. Things changed here when from being the most powerful House, it lost everything and stands in shambles today.
16. House Seaworth
About House Seaworth
You see, this is a house built on merit, not legacy. It is the newest of all houses founded by Davos Seaworth. A house that holds allegiance with the House Baratheon of Dragonstone and House Stark of Winterfell.
Ruled by non-other than “Onion Knight.” The first time the House was mentioned in season 6 was when John came back and chose Davos as the right hand to claim back Winterfell. This House Seaworth rose and came into existence.
15. House Tarly
About House Tarly
House Tarly, although small but was a powerful family. Under the rule of House Tyrell for so many years, they finally switched sides and did a great join. The future is uncertain, but they have a great screenplay.
14. House Tully
About House Tully
Another powerful house is House Tully. It is Westeros’s one of the greatest houses, but it vanished almost after the Red Wedding.
13. House Clegane
About House Clegane
Three black dogs on a yellow field generally known for serving other large houses, this House might soon lose its existence. The House Clegane held fealty to House Lannister of Casterly Rock.
This House in the series Game of Thrones is known for bringing landed knights rather than having an entire noble house. The sigil defines died fighting off the lioness that attacked Tytos Lannister.
This House can be found when Ser Gregor travels to the tourney of Hand in King’s Landing, finally stabbing Hugh’s neck, resulting in a murder. Next, he is shown riding against Ser Loras Tyrell, and a fight occurs. With the deaths of Sandor and Gregor Clegane in the Battle of King’s Landing, this House becomes extinct.
12. House Martell
About House Martell
House Martell is yet another house that was a victim of internal conflict. It might not be that powerful, house Martell but it did receive a lot of love from the viewers.
11. House Baratheon
About House Baratheon
House Baratheon, one whose existence is slightly doubtful as Robert Baratheon had no child to follow him. This team had no true child, which was the only reason for their unlikely scenario. The House met its doom in the north, leaving a single sparkly hope in Gendry.
10. House Reed
About House Reed
The House has its mentioned in seasons 1 and 8 precisely and did play a vital role in the entire series. The long-time ally of House Stark, the House has a black lizard lion on the green field and the northernmost House of North.
Yes, the talk of this time is no other but House reed. In the Game of Thrones series, we find mention and presence of this House several times.
Few of its appearances are when Jojen and Meera travel in the north direction and guide Bran Stark to find the three-eyed raven. We see how Sansa Stark reunites with Bran. Although risk and bad luck is a part of this House, they lie in a better position when compared to others.
9. House Mormont
About House Mormont
A house that has great importance from the north in the entire series. House Mormont, although an extinct house, has allied with House stark with a black bear on a green field.
This House is one such place that belongs to bear island. The House is extremely proud, honorable, and respectable and its strength and spirit are something to admire. Represented by Jeor Mormont, who was also the commander of Night’s watch and also served as one of Jon snow’s important teachers.
8. House Umber
About House Umber
House Umber is again a house that joined starks, and after the defeat, mercy was shown to them as well.
7. House Royce
About House Royce
Coming out of the left-field, this House Royce became one of the strong houses in the entire series. This House also has the highest number of armies among the seven kingdoms.
6. House Karstarks
About House Karstarks
The Karstarks were one of the rare houses from the north to keep their armies intact. After all the war and fights, they are today the leading House of the north.
5. House Greyjoy
About House Greyjoy
House Greyjoy is currently in a divided situation between Euron Greyjoy and Yara Greyjoy, but this does not affect much. Again, one of the most powerful pact houses.
House Greyjoy also ruled the iron islands having extraordinary power and strength for anything related to the sea. This House believes in the drowned god and displays golden Kraken on the banners.
House is seen excelling in all the zones apart from the in-house fighting, which must be resolved.
4. House Lannister
About House Lannister
Lannister house is probably one of the strongest armies which can be considered in the entire Game of thrones. Cersei Lannister leads this House in King’s Landing, and the House remains Westerland’s main family under the golden lion. Lannister is also one of the richest families among the seven kingdoms in the entire GOT houses.
Fans cannot forget moments when the final blow was delivered to Aerys Taragaryen and how Jaime Lannister was named “kingslayer.” This House surely holds a very valuable position in the series and can be termed as one of the most powerful houses. This team here needs to perform strategically for survival in the final blow.
3. House Arryn
About House Arryn
Few think pushing lady Arryn out of the moon door has worked in favor of this House in rising power, but in general, the House has done immensely well for itself. House Arryn was for nobody in the war of five kings but did a great job in the last season.
2. House Stark
About House Stark
House stark did suffer so much and played such a vital role throughout the entire season and series. Lord Stark was beheaded, his wife and elder son were eliminated, and the youngest son was shot in the heart.
Through all these hardships, the stark family, from Robb stark to Catelyn Stark to Arya stark, everyone emerged and became sunshine.
1. House Targaryen
About House Targaryen
House Targaryen had a position at the bottom when this series started, but as the end approached, this House emerged like a roaring dragon, just like they rode dragons to conquer seven kingdoms.
This House rode its dragons and conquered a position in the audience’s heart as well as the series finale approached. This House Tully’s loyalty until the uprising of the mad king as well. From the watch time point overview, this House also received some 1.8million views on Robert’s rebellion breakdown and “how did the Targaryen lose?”
But lastly, we see their commanding to the north, and with two ancient members coming together from the past, this team had the potential to stand in the top position.
Thus, the war of the iron throne or Game of Thrones had so many aspects. This series could keep the audiences engaged throughout, from several different characters to different houses. Be it the richest family, the Daenerys Targaryen, Robert’s rebellion, or Targaryen rule, the makers chose everything wisely.
This series is the perfect example of a king nature. Today all the locations used are historical places to visit and shall always remain etched in the fan’s heart.