Household of the Dragon has put in a lot more time politicking than dragon-riding so far in its initially season, but in episode 7 the real dragons of House Targaryen took center phase for a short time. With Laena useless, her dragon Vhagar was devoid of a rider, and although absolutely everyone else was grieving in the course of her funeral, it turned the great time for a new rider to assert the oldest remaining dragon in Westeros.
Now that Vhagar has a new rider, it is really worth getting a second to account for each and every of the dragons that Residence of the Dragon has set up so far, whose side they are 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 most significant of the Targaryen dragons in Westeros, and the only dwelling remnant of Aegon’s conquest, Vhagar was when ridden by Visenya Targaryen when she, her brother, and her sister united the 7 kingdoms. Vhagar then passed to Baelon Targaryen, just before currently being claimed by her most latest (previous to episode 7) rider, Laena Velaryon. Right after Laena’s dying, the dragon remained riderless for only a limited time just before currently being claimed by Aemond Targaryen, whose dragon egg toddler present did not hatch. Inspite of Vhagar’s age, she continues to be just one of the most fearsome and harmful dragons in Westeros, and is now ridden by one particular of the Greens’ most ardent supporters.
Rider: Aegon Targaryen
A vivid-gold dragon with pink-membraned wings, Sunfyre is the dragon of Aegon Targaryen and a swift flier, though considerably from the most significant of the Targaryens’ remaining dragons.
Rider: Helaena Targaryen
Dreamfyre is a pale-blue dragon, more mature but much more slender than most of the other people. She is at some stage claimed by Helaena Targaryen, however it’s not actually very clear if this has occurred nonetheless as of episode 7.
Rider: Rhaenyra Targaryen
Rhaenyra is very likely the first rider of Syrax, a dragon she named soon after a Valyrian goddess when the princess claimed the dragon at 9 several years aged. Syrax was nearly as big and threatening as Caraxes, though Rhaenyra has not ridden her into a genuine fight.
Rider: Daemon Targaryen
Caraxes is a person of the premier and most dangerous of all the remaining Targaryen dragons, many thanks in portion to the actuality that it’s witnessed war most not too long ago. Caraxes has purple scales and was ridden by Daemon Targaryen through the Prince’s a lot of battles close to the environment, most notably in the Stepstones.
Rider: Rhaenys Targaryen
Meleys is acknowledged as the Purple Queen thanks to her crimson scales and pink wing membrane. Meleys is now an old dragon, but in her young days she was most likely the swiftest and most nimble of all the Westerosi dragons. Despite her age, nonetheless, she remains fearsome in battle.
Rider: Jacaerys Velaryon
Vermax hatched from the egg that was presented to Jacaerys when he was an infant in a stunt partly designed to show his position as a accurate-born Targaryen. Because of this, the dragon continues to be fairly modest by the time Household of the Dragon picks up with Jace.
Rider: Lucerys Velaryon
Just like his brother’s dragon, Luke’s was hatched from an egg he was given at birth. This suggests that the dragon is quite tiny at this place, but will develop greater in time.