The Mountain, presumably at Tywin's command, brutally murdered his sister and family. He wants to hear it from the Mountains mouth that he did it under orders so he could bring Tywin down. I think that's a big difference vs later show stuff - Oberyn fucked up, but his fuck up was completely understandable in the moment.

Gregor Clegane, nicknamed "The Mountain That Rides" or simply "The Mountain", is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. In the books, the character is initially introduced in 1996's A Game of Thrones. Prince Oberyn Nymeros Martell, also known as the Red Viper, is a member of House Martell and is the younger brother of Doran Martell, Prince of Dorne. Oberyn has eight bastard daughters called the Sand Snakes, the four youngest of whom are by his current paramour, Ellaria Sand. In the television adaptation Game of Thrones Oberyn is portrayed by Pedro Pascal. Jun 02, 2014 · So when Oberyn got the Mountain on his back, I felt an incredible wave of relief. But as soon as the Red Viper started circling, insisting on a confession rather than delivering the killing blow The episode received high praise from critics and audiences alike, with the fight between Prince Oberyn and the Mountain being hailed as the episode's highlight. On Rotten Tomatoes it obtained a 97% score, based on 32 reviews, with an average rating of 9/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "With one of the most gruesome scenes to date Though most of Oberyn's attacks are deflected by Gregor's plate, Oberyn cleverly attacks the joints in the armor, and eventually wounds Gregor after the Mountain tires from chasing Oberyn. After being poisoned and crippled by numerous wounds, Gregor manages to grab hold of Oberyn and crush him to death.

The Red Viper vs. the Mountain. Game of Thrones Season 4 Episode 8 - The Mountain and the Viper. The shocking season four finale, where Ser Gregor Clegane (The Mountain) kills Prince Oberyn Martell (The Red Viper) at Tyrion's trial by combat, is filmed just outside Dubrovnik at the abandoned Hotel Belvedere, which is located some 2 kilometers south of the Old town and is positioned on the

Ser Gregor Clegane, also known as the Mountain That Rides, or simply the Mountain, was a Lannister bannerman. He is the brother of Sandor Clegane, who hates him and wishes to kill him. Gregor is a well-known sociopath, rapist, and murderer; he routinely tortured Sandor when they were younger, once shoving his face into a flaming brazier, raped and murdered Princess Elia Martell during the Sack Jun 02, 2014 · Just when it appears The Mountain is defeated, he grabs Oberyn and squeezes his head until it explodes. And as bystanders scream in horror, The Mountain falls dead. Advertisement The Mountain makes for a big target, at the least, Tyrion thought. Prince Oberyn could scarcely miss, through none of his blows was penetrating Ser Gregor's heavy plate. The Dornishman kept circling, jabbing, then darting back again, forcing the bigger man to turn and turn again. Clegane is losing sight of him. [ Oberyn makes a series of attacks; the Mountain cuts his spear in half. Oberyn narrowly dodges the Mountain's next swing and grabs another spear from his attendant; in their next clash, Clegane pummels him to the ground, but Oberyn manages to dodge his swing and stabs him in the side again] YOU RAPED HER!

I think the biggest change is that Oberyn is emboldened and really ramps the fuck out of his war with the Lannisters. He was low-key about it but he was very clearly working to confront Tywin over the murder of his sister. Having killed the Mountain, it's logical he next goes after the person who tasked him with the murder of his sister.

Oberyn stalked towards Clegane and picked up his greatsword, long since dropped. He approached the Mountain and spoke "You will say her name." Gregor thrashed wildly and it looked like he would grab Oberyn by the knee but he calmly avoided his huge hand with a small skip. Nov 12, 2013 · Oberyn knew he would win. He wasn't just confident in his chances, he was absolutely certain he would beat the Mountain, which of course was his downfall. He didn't let himself die on purpose. If he thought for even a moment that the Mountain would still be able to grab and kill him, he wouldn't have got that close in that position. Oberyn’s fatal flaw is his quest for revenge – on the Mountain and on Tywin Lannister, who commands Gregor. In the world of Westeros, as in our world, vengeance is an uncivilized motivation. The matchup between the Mountain and the Viper (Oberyn’s nickname) seems doomed from the outset. Jun 06, 2014 · The Mountain is TOO big, too slow, nowhere near fit or skilled enough…Breinne and The Hound and especially Oberyn would win in any fight where they have room to move about and evade. Reply peet May 19, 2019 · Back in season four, Oberyn Martell fights the Mountain in Tyrion Lannister's trial by combat. Although the Mountain kills Oberyn in an infamously gruesome way , the Dornish prince gets his Jun 01, 2014 · On behalf of Tyrion, Oberyn Martell fights Gregor Clegane, also known as The Mountain. Martell wants to avenge his sister's death in this duel. He repeatedly asks Clegane to admit his involvement