Hodor is a slow-witted (learning disabled) stableboy who works for House Stark. He is the great-grandson of Old Nan. Although he can only say one word: Hodor, his real name is Walder. However, people call him Hodor.
Hodor is seven feet tall with brown hair, brown eyes and a brown beard. Osha believes that he could have giant's blood in him.
In the BooksEdit
- In A Game of Thrones, Maester Luwin decides to place the crippled Bran Stark in a basket on Hodor's back so that he will have a means of transportation.
- In A Clash of Kings, after Theon Greyjoy takes Winterfell, Hodor hides in the crypts with Osha, Bran Stark, Rickon Stark, and the Reed children. The group splits up and Hodor goes with Bran Stark, Jojen Reed and Meera Reed, toward the Wall.
- In A Dance with Dragons, they are attacked by wights. They escape and go into a cave. Bran Stark uses warg to travel into a cave by means of Hodor.