"It is what it is. Negan was hoping to have your ass chained to the Sanctuary fence. You, the Widow, Rick. But your head on a pike will do just fine. Maybe break it up a little, avoid the obvious symmetry."
—Gunther's last words to Ezekiel.[src]

Gunther is an antagonist and a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead. He is a member of The Saviors.

Pre-Apocalypse

Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Gunther's life prior to or as the outbreak began.

Post-Apocalypse

Season 8

"Some Guy"

Gunther presumably followed Alvaro, who was also attempting to save his King, Ezekiel, from walkers. At the right moment, Alvaro's back was turned and Gunther took this as an opportunity to take the shot and kill Alvaro with one fatal shot through the chest, leaving Ezekiel completely vulnerable due to his leg injury caused by a .50 Caliber Bullet. Gunther then takes Ezekiel, as well as confiscates his sword, leaving him with only his cane so that they could walk a bit faster, considering they were being followed by walkers. Gunther manages to survive multiple attempts from Walkers nearly reaching him and Ezekiel, taunting the King in the process on how he would be nothing without Shiva and how "His people" are all dead.

Coming across a gate that happens to be locked, Gunther knew that the only way to get through would be to go over the barb wired fence. He grabbed Ezekiel's coat and threw it over the barbed wire, knocking Ezekiel to the ground, saying that he wanted to bring him back alive, but clearly can't due to walkers closing in on them and would prefer to mount his head atop a pike. Gunther unsheathes Ezekiel's sword and aims it at the Kings head.

At that moment, Jerry runs up from behind with his battle axe and slices his body in half, killing Gunther instantly and saving Ezekiel's life, as well as avenging Alvaro.

Death

Killed By

When Gunther is about to stab Ezekiel, Jerry comes up and chops his body in half, killing him.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Gunther has killed:

Appearances

Season 8

Trivia

  • The character's name was revealed in Talking Dead and the actor stated that he portrayed his character in a way to get TV viewers to hate him by the time he was killed off.
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