House of the Dragon has spent extra time politicking than dragon-riding to this point in its first season, however in episode 7 the true dragons of House Targaryen took heart stage for a short time. With Laena dead, her dragon Vhagar was and not using a rider, and whereas everybody else was grieving throughout her funeral, it grew to become the proper time for a brand new rider to assert the oldest remaining dragon in Westeros.
Now that Vhagar has a brand new rider, it’s value taking a second to account for every of the dragons that Home of the Dragon has arrange to this point, whose facet they’re on, and who their rider is.
[Ed. note: This story contains spoilers for episode 7 of House of the Dragon.]
Riders: Laena (deceased), Aemond Targaryen
The oldest and largest of the Targaryen dragons in Westeros, and the one dwelling remnant of Aegon’s conquest, Vhagar was as soon as ridden by Visenya Targaryen when she, her brother, and her sister united the seven kingdoms. Vhagar then handed to Baelon Targaryen, earlier than being claimed by her most up-to-date (earlier to episode 7) rider, Laena Velaryon. After Laena’s dying, the dragon remained riderless for less than a short while earlier than being claimed by Aemond Targaryen, whose dragon egg child present didn’t hatch. Regardless of Vhagar’s age, she stays some of the fearsome and harmful dragons in Westeros, and is now ridden by one of many Greens’ most ardent supporters.
Rider: Aegon Targaryen
A bright-gold dragon with pink-membraned wings, Sunfyre is the dragon of Aegon Targaryen and a swift flier, although removed from the largest of the Targaryens’ remaining dragons.
Rider: Helaena Targaryen
Dreamfyre is a pale-blue dragon, older however extra slender than many of the others. She is in some unspecified time in the future claimed by Helaena Targaryen, although it’s probably not clear if this has occurred but as of episode 7.
Rider: Rhaenyra Targaryen
Rhaenyra is probably going the primary rider of Syrax, a dragon she named after a Valyrian goddess when the princess claimed the dragon at 9 years outdated. Syrax was practically as massive and threatening as Caraxes, although Rhaenyra has not ridden her into a real battle.
Rider: Daemon Targaryen
Caraxes is without doubt one of the largest and most harmful of all of the remaining Targaryen dragons, thanks partly to the truth that it’s seen battle most just lately. Caraxes has crimson scales and was ridden by Daemon Targaryen in the course of the Prince’s many battles world wide, most notably within the Stepstones.
Rider: Rhaenys Targaryen
Meleys is named the Purple Queen due to her crimson scales and pink wing membrane. Meleys is now an outdated dragon, however in her youthful days she was maybe the swiftest and most nimble of all of the Westerosi dragons. Regardless of her age, nonetheless, she stays fearsome in battle.
Rider: Jacaerys Velaryon
Vermax hatched from the egg that was given to Jacaerys when he was an toddler in a stunt partially designed to point out his standing as a true-born Targaryen. Due to this, the dragon stays pretty small by the point Home of the Dragon picks up with Jace.
Rider: Lucerys Velaryon
Similar to his brother’s dragon, Luke’s was hatched from an egg he was given at delivery. Because of this the dragon is kind of small at this level, however will develop bigger in time.