Ardrian Celtigar

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Ardrian Celtigar
House Celtigar 2.svg
Alias The Red Crab[1]
Title Lord of Claw Isle
Allegiance House Celtigar
Race Valyrian
Culture Crownlands
Born In or after 229 AC[2]Claw Isle[3]

Ardrian Celtigar, known as the Red Crab,[1] is the Lord of Claw Isle and the head of House Celtigar.[4]

Appearance and Character

Ardrian is known for his avarice and his wealth. He is considered a sour old man.[1] He owns a mantle patterned with red garnet crabs.[5]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

As a vassal of Dragonstone, Lord Ardrian supports Stannis Baratheon when he lays claim to the Iron Throne, but without real enthusiasm. He is present when the red priestess of R'hllor, Melisandre, burns the sept at Dragonstone.[6] He is captured at the Battle of the Blackwater and bends the knee to King Joffrey I Baratheon.[1]

A Storm of Swords

Ardrian stays in King's Landing in fear of reprisals from Stannis. He is present at the wedding of King Joffrey I to Lady Margaery Tyrell, and later testifies against Tyrion Lannister at his trial for regicide.[7]


Last known title holder:
Clement Celtigar
Lord of Claw Isle Incumbent