Heroes Wiki

-Welcome to the Hero/Protagonist wiki! If you can help us with this wiki please sign up and help us! Thanks! -M-NUva


Heroes Wiki
Andy in childs play.jpg
This article's content is marked as Mature
The page Gendry contains mature content that may include coarse language, sexual references, and/or graphic violent images which may be disturbing to some. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older.

If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page.

Gendry Baratheon is a character from the A Song of Ice and Fire book series written by George R.R. Martin and the television adaption of this series Game of Thrones.

Early life

Gendry was born in King's Landing, one of the countless unacknowledged bastard children of King Robert I Baratheon and an alehouse worker. Growing up, Gendry never knew his father's identity, and his mother died when he was a young boy. He was taken on as an apprentice by master smith Tobho Mott, after a man in disguise paid twice the customary fee for Gendry's enrollment.

A Game of Thrones

Gendry is approached by Hand of the King Eddard Stark, who in the process of investigating his predecessor Jon Arryn's death is visitng the people Arryn met shortly before his death, among them Gendry. Robert immediately recognizes Gendry as Robert's son, and tells Tobho Mott that if Gendry ever expresses any interest in wielding a sword, he should send him to Ned. Ned compliments a helmet Gendry has made in the shape of a bull's head, and offers to buy it from him. Gendry refuses, telling him he made it for himself. 

A Clash of Kings

After Eddard Stark's execution, Gendry is taken by Yoren to join the Night's Watch. Unbeknownst to Gendry, this is done to protect him from Queen Cersei, who is in the process of having all of Robert's bastards murdered. Gendry travels North in a retinue with several other prisoners, among them a disguised Arya Stark; Ned Stark's daughter. 

Queen Cersei's men hunt Yoren down however, and demand that he turn Gendry over. Yoren refuses, and with the help of his recruits manage to drive the men away. Gendry and Arya become friends, after Gendry deduces that she's a girl, and a highborn one at that. 

The recruits are eventually captured by the Mountain's men, who take them to Harrenhal, where Gendry works as a smith. Arya begins to form a plan to escape the castle, and convinces Gendry and fellow prisoner Hotpie to come with her. 

A Storm of Swords

When travelling towards Riverrun, the home of Arya's mother's family; the Tulleys, the trio are ambushed and captured by the Brotherhood Without Banners. Gendry is impressed with the Brotherhood's ideals, since they fight to protect the common folk who cannot defend themselves in times of war. Despite Arya's attempt to get him to flee with her, Gendry joins the Brotherhood and is knighted by Ser Beric Dondarrion himself, becoming Ser Gendry of the Hollow Hill. 

A Feast for Crows

While on a quest to find Sansa Stark, Brienne encounters Gendry working as a smith at the Crossroads Inn. She is shocked by his striking resemblence to Renly Baratheon (King Robert's younger brother), but before the two can have words she is attacked by Rorge and Biter. She slays Rorge, only to be overpowered by Biter, and is eventually saved by Gendry, who kills Biter with a spear through the neck.

Character and Appearance

Gendry is a young man in his teens. He has his father's blue eyes and thick black hair. He is tall and very muscular (also like his father). He is known for his stubborness, which along with his strength earns him the nickname "The Bull". He is also easily confused.



  • In the TV series adaptation the last living members of House Baratheon, Stannis and Shireen, died in the fifth season. In the show The Baratheon bastard Edric Storm has been cut, and there's no mention of the other two bastards Mya Stone and Bella. Therefore in the TV series Gendry might be the last living person with Baratheon blood in his veins.
  • He was legitimized by Daenerys and made Lord of Storm's End in Season 8 of the TV series.


           A Song of Ice and Fire Logo.png Heroes

Beyond the Wall
Coldhands | Gilly | Karsi | Leaf | Mance Rayder | Mother Mole | Osha | Sigorn | Tormund Giantsbane | Three-Eyed Crow | Val | Wun Wun | Ygritte

The North
Alys Karstark | Alysane Mormont | Arya Stark | Benjen Stark | Bowen Marsh | Bran Stark | Catelyn Stark | Cley Cerwyn | Eddard Karstark | Eddard Stark | Galbart Glover | Harrion Karstark | Harwin | Hodor | Hother Umber | Howland Reed | Hugo Wull | Jeor Mormont | Jojen Reed | Jon Snow | Greatjon Umber | Smalljon Umber | Jorah Mormont | Jory Cassel | Leobald Tallhart | Luwin | Lyanna Mormont | Maege Mormont | Mallador Locke | Martyn Cassel | Meera Reed | Mors Umber | Qhorin Halfhand | Robb Stark | Robett Glover | Rodrik Cassel | Rickard Stark | Rickon Stark | Sansa Stark | Sybelle Glover | Torrhen Karstark | Wendel Manderly | Wylis Manderly | Wyman Manderly | Yoren

The Vale of Arryn
Anya Waynwood | Denys Arryn | Donnel Waynwood | Eddison Tollett | Elbert Arryn | Jon Arryn | Mya Stone | Nestor Royce | Robar Royce | Robin Arryn | Waymar Royce | Yohn Royce

Brynden Tully | Catelyn Stark | Denys Mallister | Edmure Tully | Elder Brother | Ghost of the High Heart | Hoster Tully | Jack-Be-Lucky | Jason Mallister | Jonothor Darry | Karyl Vance | Lem Lemoncloak | Mad Huntsman | Marq Piper | Meribald | Oswell Whent | Perwyn Frey | Pypar | Raymun Darry | Roslin Frey | Stevron Frey | Theomar Smallwood | Thoren Smallwood | Tytos Blackwood | Willem Darry

Iron Islands
Aeron Greyjoy | Asha Greyjoy | Cotter Pyke | Qarl the Maid | Quellon Greyjoy | Rodrik Harlaw | Sawane Botley | Theon Greyjoy | Tristifer Botley | Victarion Greyjoy | Yara Greyjoy

Addam Marbrand | Aubrey Crakehall | Daven Lannister | Jaime Lannister | Jeyne Westerling | Kevan Lannister | Lyle Crakehall | Othell Yarwyck | Podrick Payne | Sandor Clegane | Tygett Lannister | Tyrion Lannister

Addam Velaryon | Aegon I Targaryen | Aegon V Targaryen | Aemon Targaryen | Alysanne Targaryen | Baelor Targaryen | Brynden Rivers | Daenerys Targaryen | Daeron II Targaryen | Davos Seaworth | Duncan the Tall | Gendry | Godry Farring | Hot Pie | Jaehaerys I Targaryen | Jaehaerys II Targaryen | Jarman Buckwell | Myrcella Baratheon | Rhaegar Targaryen | Shireen Baratheon | Tommen Baratheon | Young Griff

Andrew Estermont | Anguy | Balon Swann | Barristan Selmy | Beric Dondarrion | Bonifer Hasty | Brienne of Tarth | Cressen | Davos Baratheon | Donal Noye | Endrew Tarth | Jon Connington | Lyonel Baratheon | Ormund Baratheon | Raymont Baratheon | Robar Baratheon | Robert I Baratheon | Rolland Storm | Stannis Baratheon | Steffon Baratheon

The Reach
Arys Oakheart | Garlan Tyrell | Gerold Hightower | Leyton Hightower | Loras Tyrell | Margaery Tyrell | Olenna Tyrell | Ottyn Wythers | Samwell Tarly | Willas Tyrell

Areo Hotah | Arianne Martell | Arthur Dayne | Doran Martell | Edric Dayne | Ellaria Sand | Lewyn Martell | Oberyn Martell | Quentyn Martell | Trystane Martell

Westerosi Groups & Houses
Brotherhood Without Banners | House Stark | House Tully | Sand Snakes | House Forrester

Melisandre | Quaithe

Free Cities
Greenbeard | Jaqen H'ghar | Thoros of Myr

Slaver's Bay
Strong Belwas

Dothraki Sea
Aggo | Drogon | Jhogo | Quaro | Rakharo | Rhaegal | Viserion

Essos Groups
The Unsullied

Far East Essos
Asshai and Shadow Lands
Drogon | Quaithe | Rhaegal | Viserion

Summer Sea
Summer Isles
Grey Worm | Quhuru Mo | Xhondo Dhoru


Faith of the Seven
Septon Ray

Video Games
Asher Forrester | Ethan Forrester | Gared Tuttle | Mira Forrester | Rodrik Forrester | Talia Forrester