Top 40 'Game of Thrones' Characters, Ranked

From Arya to Ygritte, we count down the 'Game's best and worst players

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36. Gendry

Victim of the most traumatic leeching this side of Stand By Me, King Robert's handsome blacksmith bastard existed primarily as a foil for young Arya Stark — deflating her delusions of grandeur, kowtowing to her natural leadership skills, and in one memorably shirtless scene, apparently putting her through puberty.

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