back to top

12 "Game Of Thrones" Characters Who Definitely Earned Boy Scout Merit Badges

Tyrion definitely earned his in archery — specifically crossbow.

Posted on

Tyrion — Archery

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must identify the parts of the bow and arrow they are using, state range safety rules, and shoot one round with a minimum accuracy requirement.

Tyrion Lannister has earned his badge by hitting a seated target at a distance of several meters. Bonus points for patricide.

Gendry — Rowing

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must demonstrate the ability to launch their watercraft, row for 100 yards, backwater for 25 yards, land, and tie a proper mooring knot.

Gendry has earned his badge by rowing since Season 3. Official presentation of badge is dependent upon Gendry actually showing up.

Athletics — The Mountain

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must perform a series of athletic tasks within a time frame, including push ups, pull ups, high jumps and running.

The Mountain has earned his badge by... well, just look at him.

Ned Stark — Genealogy

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must learn the basics of genealogy and complete a family tree by visiting or using a record-keeping institution or source.

Ned Stark has earned his badge by learning the difference between brown hair and blonde hair.

Daenerys — Aviation

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must learn the basics of aviation, take a flight, and pilot an aircraft in person or via simulation.

Daenerys Targaryen has earned her badge by FLYING ON A FUCKING DRAGON.

Tormund — Climbing

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must understand potential dangers of climbing, including exposure to the elements, and display the ability to scale a rock face or climbing wall.

Tormund has earned his badge by scaling a 700-foot wall of ice amid swinging anchors and falling rocks, and for having an excellent climber's beard.

Tyrion — Coin Collecting

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must collect and identify at least 50 coins and 20 bank notes from various countries.

Tyrion Lannister has earned his badge by becoming Master of Coin (and always paying his debts).

Arya — Crime Prevention

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must assist in a local crime prevention program and learn to identify signs of child abuse.

Arya Stark has earned her badge by stabbing out the eyes of a pedophile.

Jon Snow — Dog Care

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must show knowledge in proper raising and training of dogs as well as responsible pet ownership.

Jon Snow has earned his badge by being the only Stark to actually keep his direwolf alive for five seasons.

Daenerys — Public Speaking

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must deliver a minimum three-minute speech on a topic of interest to their audience, such as current events or the liberation of a city.

Daenerys Targaryen has earned her badge by delivering multiple speeches in Meereen and Younkai, as well as by successfully avoiding being stoned to death after a particularly bad speech.

Sansa and Theon — Snow Sports

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must show proficiency in a snow sport of their choice, such as alpine skiing or snowboarding.

Theon Greyjoy and Sansa Stark have earned their badges by successfully performing the snowbank wall jump.

Melisandre — Fire Safety

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must demonstrate the proper way to safely create wood, charcoal, and fuel fires.

Melisandre has earned her badge by successfully hosting multiple bonfires with only a few major casualties.

Cersei & Jaime Lannister — Family Life

HBO / meritbadge.org

Requirements: Scouts must display knowledge of the importance of family, and must organize a project that includes the participation of members of their family.

Cersei and Jaime Lannister have earned their badges by showing a serious dedication to family closeness.

All merit badge definitions and requirements gathered from Meritbadge.org.

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!

Dismiss