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The Blackwolds were bandits who wanted to gain control of the villages of Archet and Combe, and were secretly financed by agents of Angmar. They had a secret cave hideout as well as a stronghold in nearby Chetwood. Players in LotRO can fight them in the game as a Man, an Elf, a Dwarf or a Hobbit.