Best Fighter in GOT Tournament | Finals |1) Barristan Selmy vs 2) Arthur Dayne

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  1. Lethal

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    1) Barristan Selmy

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    2) Arthur Dayne

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    Bracket:

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    Guidelines:

    - For all matchups both fighters are in their Prime
    - No Intel
    - Intent is to Kill
    - Voting will close 48 hours after the thread is made


    **Book Discussion past the current episode is fine, but please keep it within spoiler tags.
     
  2. Project 2501

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    Dayne takes this.
     
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    This has been prefigured for a while.....Dayne by besmirchment.
     
  4. Lethal

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    I had fun with this one but it had the unfortunate issue of being too predictable. After this one is over there's still a few tournaments that we can do;

    A B-Level version where some of the GOATs are excluded, one with all the major houses. This was recommended as a good 8 option tournament:

    Unsullied
    Dothraki
    2nd sons
    Wildlings
    Kingsguard + Gold cloaks (since theres only 7 members of the kingsguard)
    Brotherhood without banners
    Hill tribes of the Vale
    Nights watch
     
  5. LEWIS540

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    The guy who is barely mentioned in the books/show will win...........he always does.
     
  6. new_mexico1

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    Then why isn't Jalabhar Xho up here?
     
  7. Lethal

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    Another option that could work. Just have to get the right number of participants down.
     
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    Can.
     
  9. toaa

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    Martin has already said that Dayne with Dawn has the advantage. Should be an easy final round.
     
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    That's always the argument......doesn't really mean anything.
     
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    Selmy just because I hate the idea of Dayne winning. Yeah...I know what GRRM said...don't care. I'd rather have an actual character present in the books be the champ instead of some guy that everybody says was awesome.
     
  12. Magooglie

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    Selmy is the best
     
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    How doesn't this "really mean anything". The guy who created the characters and wrote the books already explained who would win in this match-up and why. Barristan Selmy should have 0 votes.
     
  14. cmw43

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    Selmy based on achievments and not getting killed in combat.

    Dayne's barely done anything aside from defeating the Smiling Knight who 15 year old Jamie Lannister was holding his own against.
     
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    It's still heresay.

    It should be based on the literature. Whatever GRRM says in interviews isn't the be all and end all. Probably just how he felt at the time...........if he didn't write it in his novels, it is merely speculation.



    ..........and Selmy didn't get killed by Ned Stark.
     
  16. cmw43

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    GRRM said skillwise they're about even, the only difference is Dawn. With equal weaponry it's a coinflip.
     
  17. FEDORER

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    This doesn't even make sense. You do realise that Arthur Dayne and Barristan Selmy are the fruits of GRRM's imagination. He decides who wins, who is stronger, faster etc.
     
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    Yes.......but you should judge by what is actually written in the novels. That is all that should count.
     
  19. Magooglie

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    Pretty much this. Selmy has a broader range of skills as well with his ninja work and commanding armies.
     
  20. Patof

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    Selmy is a legend, but I'm gonna have to go with The Sword of the Morning. I view the skill of both at about =, but Dawn might just be the deal breaker in the fight.
     

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