Best Fighter in GOT Tournament | Final 4 | 1) Barristan Selmy vs 4) Robert Baratheon

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  1. Lethal

    Lethal Forum Administrator Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    #1) Barristan Selmy

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    #4) Robert Baratheon

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    - For all matchups both fighters are in their Prime
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    - Intent is to Kill
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  2. Lethal

    Lethal Forum Administrator Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Winner of this matchup faces the winner of the Arthur Dayne vs Jaime Lannister matchup. Jaime just barely made the Final 4, beating the Hound 83-73.
     
  3. milliniar

    milliniar Who needs a belt?

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    selmy all day every day
     
  4. Bargey

    Bargey Red Belt

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    I'm with Selmy.

    That clash in the Trident with Rhaegar back in the day is legendary but that was on horse with his war hammer.

    Straight up combat duel Selmy is just superior. Although I'm sure Robert pushes him hard.
     
  5. nhbbear

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    Selmy, but not by a landslide. I would have a harder time deciding Robert v Jamie.
     
  6. MMAgirlie

    MMAgirlie Banned Banned

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    Robert. Sure Selmy's intent would be to kill, but all of his king related oaths would get in the way and he'd choke.
     
  7. toaa

    toaa Purple Belt

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    I'll take Selmy. Only Dayne with Dawn is his confirmed superior, even if only slightly so.
     
  8. Shael

    Shael Silver Belt

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    This fight came close to happening, if I remember correctly.
     
  9. BigD66

    BigD66 This is not tradition

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    I'm taking Robert. In his prime guy was a beast. Heavy plate + warhammer he shatters Selmy like he did Rhaegar.
     
  10. Thrawn33

    Thrawn33 JUST BLEED Belt

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    But Prime Rob wasn't king yet....

    Either way Prime Barry takes this.

    Old Barry fucked up a feared sword wielding mercenary with a staff
     
  11. GearSolidMetal

    GearSolidMetal I'm here to chew bubblegum and bang your mom. Platinum Member

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    Selmy is such a badass from so many different credible people in ASOIAF, I really hope in GoT he has a fight scene sometime.
     
  12. Aegon Spengler

    Aegon Spengler Gold Belt

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    Who cares who was better?? Vote for the guy you prefer...
     
  13. platfox

    platfox Silver Belt

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    Barristan ending the War of Ninepenny Kings..."who cut a bloody path..."

    Just one of his many feats in battle.
     
  14. TheBloody9

    TheBloody9 Orange Belt

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    Barristan is a badass but Baratheon was a fearsome warrior, and killed Rhaegar in a duel.
     
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    smooth assassin Purple Belt

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    I voted Selmy, but damn this was tough, reading about Robert in his heydays you sensed a little fear from anyone who would talk about him
     
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    You have a point about Rhaegar, and that is Robert's big chip in any fight, and Ned does talk of what a great leader on the battlefield that Robert was, and how he was good at melee-but there is a reverence reserved for Selmy and Arthur Dayne and a few others that I do not detect when speaking about Robert.
     
  17. ThinkGreen

    ThinkGreen Der √úbermensch

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    I hope to god they show a Selmy fight scene or a flashback in the show. He hasn't done shit.
     
  18. Noob

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    Heart says Robert, brain says Ser Barristan
     
  19. nhbbear

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    I would like to see a tourney of this sort, but filtering out the top five or so. This will be the same result when we did it last year. The top five will always be some variation of Selmy, Dayne, Jamie, Robert, and The Hound.

    I would like to see Ser Garlan and some of the lesser known knights battle it out. Some from the Iron Islands. Maybe an outlaw bracket with Smiling Knight and co.
     
  20. platfox

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    Good idea. No need to run the same brackets over again.
     

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