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Qyburn was an unethical former maester who was thrown out of the Citadel for conducting illegal human experimentation. After coming into Cersei Lannister 's service, he becomes Varys 's replacement as Master of Whisperers on the small council. One of his chief "experiments", Ser Gregor Clegane , backfired when Gregor turned on his master, killing him during the Battle of King's Landing. Qyburn is a former maester of the Citadel. He was stripped of his chain by the archmaesters for engaging in forbidden human experimentation: it was discovered that he had been vivisecting men in his pursuit of medical knowledge. Qyburn held to the belief that the death of a few men was justifiable if it would lead to medical breakthroughs that would save the lives of many more. While his unethical experiments have led to him being reviled by many, they also made him arguably one of the most talented healers in all of Westeros. For unknown reasons, Qyburn ended up among the Northern and Riverlander prisoners at Harrenhal when Ser Gregor Clegane abandons the castle and has all captives put to the sword.
While some of the made us feel feelings RIP Jaime, although what was the point of your narrative arc?! I'm talking about Qyburn, who died very violently and unceremoniously when the undead corpse of Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane slammed him into the wall and then tossed him to the ground. Qyburn made the mistake of trying to stop a fight from ensuing when The Mountain encountered his estranged brother, Sandor "The Hound" Clegane, on the stars in King's Landing. I'm still crying at Qyburn's death pic. Game of Thrones fans weren't especially attached to Qyburn, who was Cersei's hand and the guy responsible for bringing The Mountain back to life after his deadly fight with Oberyn Martell. He didn't have much going for him in the way of likability, which is why he kinda deserved his gruesome fight for trying to stop the long-awaited Cleganebowl from happening. Honestly, how dare he?! On Twitter, Game of Thrones fans shared funny reactions to Qyburn's death. Many pointed out the justness of Qyburn being killed by the creature he created, while others said his bloody demise was the best part of the episode.
Here's three reasons the mad scientist has become a force to reckon with in the world of ice and fire:. Either feat would arguably establish Qyburn as one of the greatest medical and scientific innovators in Westerosi history, and perhaps the world. He has conquered death. What the red priests can only accomplish with magic, the maester has accomplished using only his mind. Moreover, the lumbering beast he created has already proven invaluable to Cersei's plans, and we've barely even seen the knife's edge of his capabilities in combat yet.