Check Out the Spectacular Special Effects Behind Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards

By Casey Chan on at

The Battle of the Bastards in Game of Thrones was one of the best battle sequences seen in TV or even film. It combines a clever set-up, brilliant characters and stunning practical effects. But the excellent special effects used are also a huge part of the equation.

Spoilers ahead!

Here’s Iloura’s reel showing off all the visual effects that went into the battle and they’re just spectacular. You can see how a giant enters the field of battle, how digital horses are sent to induce chaos, and how a hundred extras can look like thousands.

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My favourite is seeing the horses get built with digital bones and muscles. They almost look like they belong to the White Walkers.

 

Check Out the Spectacular Special Effects Behind Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards