There's a major clue in the Game of Thrones premiere that Arya Stark will kill the Night King.


Warning: This post contains spoilers for the Game of Thrones season 8 premiere.

After over a year of waiting, the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones has finally premiered.

Yep, we made it.

Yesterday, millions of viewers around the world tuned in to see the moments we’ve all been waiting for. From the long-awaited reunion of Jon Snow and Arya Stark to the moment Jon Snow discovered that he’s actually the Targaryen heir to the throne, the wait was certainly worth it.

As expected, fans have analysed every single frame of the new episode in search of possible clues.

We unpack everything that happened in episode 1 on our Mamamia Recaps podcast. Post continues after audio…

Now, after devising a grim theory about Cersei Lannister, fans have come up with a compelling new theory about fan-favourite character Arya Stark.

In the series premiere, Arya is reunited with her old travelling companion and blacksmith Gendry.

Working with the Northern army, Gendry is making dragonglass weapons for soldiers in the battle against the Night King and the White Walkers – and it seems Arya has asked Gendry to make her a weapon too.

In the forge, Arya gives Gendry a drawing of a weapon she’d like him to make her.


But while it could be just any other weapon, fans are speculating whether Arya could be making a spear containing dragonglass – a material which can kill White Walkers.

Now, many fans think the weapon suggests that Arya – not Jon or Daenerys – will kill Viserion the Ice Dragon and take down the Night King.

You see, when the Night King first ‘killed’ Viserion, he used an ice spear to take the dragon down.

So perhaps using a weapon like a spear might be the way for Arya to kill Viserion and the Night King.

Either way, we can’t think of a character better to kill the Night King.

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