The 'Battle Of The Bastards' Looks Less Exciting Without Special Effects

Especially Jon Snow's rubber sword

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Now ranked as the highest-rated television episode ever, 'The Battle of the Bastards' was a moment in Game of Thrones history that will never be forgotten - unless you died in it.

But a masterpiece of such scale undoubtedly needed some technical wizardry to help. Said wizardry has been credited to Australian special effects masters Iloura, who have released the below video showing the many layers that went into making the battle look so impressive.

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We bet Kit Harrington is wishing an image of him brandishing a rubber sword hadn't been released into the ether. Not so frightening now.