Donal Noye is a member of the night Watch. He was formerly an armorer and blacksmith to Storm's End, and he made Robert Baratheon's famed War Hammer. He was minorly injured in battle, but the wound festered, and he lost the arm and came to the Wall. He tells Jon Snow that he is acting superior to the other recruits and making enemies of them. He explains that they have not had the advantages that Jon has had.
When Mance Rayder and his army of Wildlings try to break through the Wall. Donal Noye dies in the tunnel fighting to the death with the King of the Giants. He leaves Jon in command.
- "Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust." to Jon Snow about Robert Baratheon.
- He forged Robert's warhammer. (ASOIAF - GoT: In an argument with Jon after a fight with Grenn and the rapers. "They said it was Donal Noye who'd forged King Robert's warhammer, the one that crushed the life from Rhaegar Targaryen on the Trident."