• Blackvault1

    Help with editting?

    August 3, 2017 by Blackvault1

    I found that on the Sauron wiki page it says that Celebrindor was the elvish forgemaster that help Sauron make the rings of power. It is clearly a mistake where they meant to put Celebrimbor but I am unable to edit it because the page is protected. Can anyone help? Im new :p

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  • Alex Lioce

    Hey yall.

    So I'm just looking back at my work on here, well with my blogs that I posted that were non-canon and such. With that said, I did remember a while back I would possibly move them to the Fanon Wiki, but now that I look back at them... should I really move them to the Fanon wiki? I mean I'm not saying I ain't proud of them or anything, but I dunno. It'd be really interesting to see what you guys have to say, but if majority do agree on relocating all of my non-canon works onto the Fanon wiki, then I'll do my best to do so.

    - Alex.

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  • Gringo300

    The Silmarillion

    March 6, 2017 by Gringo300

    I need to reread The Silmarillion.

    I feel like I didn't understand it very well when I read it.

    I didn't understand the various subgroups of Elves very well.

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  • Netya

    a magpie's nest is closing down

    February 21, 2017 by Netya

    The website is an important source for anyone interested in the elven lyrics that go with the musical score of the movies. However, the site close down in April. May I suggest that you take the content under your wings?


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  • Sppople

    Sauron is the main antagonist of The Lord of the Rings. He is also the main antagonist in Return of the King, with Gollum as the secondary antagonist and the Witch-King as the tertiary antagonist. However, Saruman is the main antagonist of The Two Towers.

    Can anyone inform me who the main antagonist of Fellowship of the Ring is, Sauron or Saruman, to update the wiki? I personally think it is Sauron as the story is more about him and he has a bigger role, like in Return of the King (about his final attack on Middle-earth) and unlike in Two Towers where Saruman has more of a role.

    Who is the main antagonist of Fellowship of the Ring, Sauron or Saruman?

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  • TheSlovakPatriot

    Hello guys,

    As I see many Tolkien fans on this site, I was thinking whether we would create a Map Game. It works so that at first we post a map and then players in turns make changes and make steps to change the situation. Please do not be overtly implausible.

    I guess we should put the Map Game on either Fanon wiki or other fan site as not to "ruin" the encyclopedia look of this site.

    Proposed map:

    1. Gondor
    2. Mordor
    3. Rohan
    4. Isengard
    5. Lórien
    6. Dol Guldur
    7. Eryn Lasgalen
    8. Erebor
    9. Dale
    10. Umbar
    11. Iron Hills
    12. Khand
    13. Lindon
    14. Harnen
    15. Imladris
    16. Rhun/Balcoth
    17. Eriadoran Dúnedain+Breeland
    18. Bellakar
    19. Shire
    20. Dunland
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  • Knakveey

    Hey there!

    Did your community participate in our Battle of the Fantasy Foods last year? Our 4th annual battle is coming up in a few weeks, and we want YOUR favorite fictional foods to participate!

    Click here to nominate a food from your community. The top 64 nominations will battle it out in Round One, which launches Monday, July 18.

    We'd love to see a new variety of fantasy foods this year, so if your community won a past battle, we encourage you to submit different foods. Only new submissions will be considered, so get creative, and rally your community for votes!

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  • Scott Arimus

    I've been digging and hunting throughout all my books but I cannot for the life of me find once more the tale that was sung of even if shortly in the Lord of the Rings, I believe in The Fellowship when they came into Lothlorien. A tale I remember so little of so apologies for the very rough edges and scarce detail: From what I remember which I believe is but the end of the tale is a man searching for his love, he builds ship and sails far and wide but is doomed never to reunite with her. I feel I have butchered the Tale and apologies if any who read this cringed, but it's all I've got. If anyone could help me out possibly with a page number and/or chapter I would be most grateful indeed. -S

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  • HiddenVale

    Here is an clever excerpt out of The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind The Lord of the Rings by Peter J. Kreeft - which I thought all avid readers of the trilogy might find interesting.

    Emboldenings from me, not the author.

    "Every story, long or short, has five dimensions. They are usually called its 1) plot, 2) characters, 3) setting, 4) style, and 5) the theme. We could call them, respectively, the story's (1) work, (2) workers, (3) world, (4) words, and (5) wisdom. "Philosophy" means "the love of wisdom". So a story's philosophy is one of its five basic dimensions.

    Which "dimension" sold The Lord of the Rings? All five. To be great, a work of art must be great in not just one dimension but all, just as a healthy body needs to be h…

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  • ZeroTigress

    Songs of the Lore

    December 20, 2015 by ZeroTigress

    I've always been intrigued by the songs Tolkien came up with for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy and often wondered what they would sound like if they were sung aloud. It doesn't seem he would be that musically endowed to be able to come up with unique melodies for each song so it wouldn't surprise me if he never had tunes in mind when writing these songs.

    Although I am happy that Peter Jackson had some songs adapted, there's still plenty of songs in the books that have yet to receive musical adaptations. That said, I've gone on a quest to seek out musical renditions of his songs and so far I haven't turned up much. I'll update this blog when I find more as I'm sure the fanbase is far from finished in trying to render these son…

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  • Garycrafterman

    Possible Update Ideas

    December 17, 2015 by Garycrafterman

    Hello, im Garycrafterman.

    Ive been playing the LOTR mod for a while now and ive used this wiki alot, and i would like to propose some ideas about the updates. I was looking through the planned updates and thought that i may be able to assist. I myself would really like to see iconic movie strutures in the bets .26 update. On the planned updates, siege weapons was listed. If the creator of this mod wants to implament it you should probobaly contact the ancient warfare mod creator, that mod includes siege weaponry, gates, and also randomly spawning villages, which with the cutom buildings could be used in different areas of the world, such as rohan or gondor. An update suggestion I have would be with the siege weapons (which can have npc oper…

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  • KillRoy231

    For one, we have the supreme evil in the series who is main villain throughout all six films (even though he shared this with Smaug and Azog in The Hobbit), extremely shadowy and menacing, and one of the most evil Dark Lords even more so than Palpatine and Voldemort put together, who is essentially Middle Earth's equivalent to the devil, and is nearly impossible to kill for a number of reasons. If it wasn't for Gollum, he would have won.

    For another, we have the most annoying and pointless character, one of the snobbiest and greasiest characters in the series, who wasn't even in the book and was seemingly put there as the Middle Earth equivalent of Jar Jar Binks, only much meaner. Seemingly he got off a karma houdini (unlike his master), un…

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  • Gringo300


    December 4, 2015 by Gringo300

    I rewatched The Return Of King.

    Now I'm burned out again.

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  • Gringo300


    November 30, 2015 by Gringo300

    I watched the three Peter Jackson-produced Hobbit movies and I rewatched the first Peter Jackson-produced Lord Of The Rings movie.

    Produced, directed, whatever.

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  • Palando Blue


    November 10, 2015 by Palando Blue
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  • PeterZoll

    Boromir's Journey

    October 23, 2015 by PeterZoll

    Page 264 of the Unfinished Tales remarks in passing that "the courage and hardihood required" of Boromir to make his journey from Minas Tirith to Rivendell "ws not fully recognized in the narrative". Boromir himself remarks (page 239 FotR) that it took 110 days and that it covered (page 365) 1200 miles. Are the following points worth discussion:

    1. It seems odd that the heir to the Stewardship would leave without a riding horse, a pack animal or an escort. There is no mention that he has a bow and arrows (hence no hunting), a spear or any other weapons besides a sword and shield.

    2. It is hard to imagine that he would have to walk 400 miles to Edoras without being detected by the Rohirrim. They do loan him a horse at some point. Presumably, …

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  • MrHobit1234

    Questoin about Umbar

    October 13, 2015 by MrHobit1234

    Where does it say that Aragorn conquered it in the fourth age?

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  • Gringo300


    October 12, 2015 by Gringo300

    I finished reading The Lost Road And Other Writings.

    I'm going to have to take a break from reading Tolkien for a while. Honestly, I'm just plain burned out on his works right now.

    I think I'm going to take a break from reading fantasy in general for a while.

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  • Gringo300

    I'm almost through reading The Lost Road And Other Writings.

    The multiple different conceptions of Tolkienian Elves and Tolkienian Elvish languages in the The History Of Middle-Earth series has been very confusing to me. I was especially confused about the references to Gnomes and Gnomish at first.

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  • Gringo300

    Learning about setting

    September 24, 2015 by Gringo300

    I'm currently reading the The History Of Middle-Earth series. Specifically, I'm on The Lost Road And Other Writings right now.

    I've read The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord Of The Rings, but I plan to reread them after I've read the The History Of Middle-Earth series. I'll see those books from a totally different perspective.

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  • GikaLXR

    Fordo and shelob

    August 14, 2015 by GikaLXR

    okay , i have a question , why did frodo get bitten by shelob even thgouh he was wearing his dwarf-made coat of mithrilmail ?? dont you think that the spiders fangs was able to bite him and the mithril coat didnt block it ???

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  • TheKingofWhitheredHeath

    What do you think Tom Bombadil is? I personally believe that he is Orome for is it not said, "That he still comes among the peoples of Middle-Earth yet he is rarely seen by men today".

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  • Marshmellow waha92.1
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  • TheKingofWhitheredHeath

    I just have a question: What would you have done if you were Feanor, your father had just died, your prized possessions had been usurped, and the light of your kingdom had dissappeared? What would you have done?

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  • XLuciX

    Rest in Peace

    June 11, 2015 by XLuciX

    You may or may not have known about this, but Sir Christopher Lee, the actor who played Saruman and many others, has died this sunday, in his hospital bed. He lived a long life, and did many awesome things. He will be remembered.


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  • SoDreaxx

    Si Gandalf a Maia ?

    June 8, 2015 by SoDreaxx

    Hi guys, i just this simple question : Are you sure that gandalf is one of the Maia ?

    One of my friend read the books and saif there is nowhere noted that he's one of the Maia. Can someone give me a proof ( in the book or somewhere) that he is a maia ? :x

    Thanks you very muuch !

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  • Belmont4

    Though I understand the criticisms, I think the version of "Differences" I read was useful, and the re-write suggestions were mainly about form. I think that there are some general principles that exist in the books that are distorted or abandoned in the film, to the detriment of the latter. 

    1.  Deliberation. The longest chapter in the book is The Council of Elrond. Those who have arrived at Rivendell seemingly by chance go over all of the facts that are known of the Ring. At the end, after Frodo says he will take the Ring, Elrond says, "If I understand aright all that I have heard . . . ." In other words, it's not a light decision, or one he had thought all along. It was arrived at by carefully analyzing all the facts. 

    The other big delib…

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  • TheKingofWhitheredHeath

    Hello. Does anyone here play minecraft if so, lets start an LOTR adventure map.

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  • Gandalf1801

    The Silmarillion

    June 1, 2015 by Gandalf1801

    Hey guys, is it true that there will be a tv series of The Silmarillion and The History of the Middle-earth? 

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  • KhanTonto

    Hello all, I am fairly new on this wiki and would like to invite you to my Middle Earth RolePlay wiki, the link is below

    If you need an example to go off of, please visit my other RPG:

    This is no ordinary role play, mind you, so make sure to read the instructions.

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  • HiddenVale

    The "Did Balrogs have wings?" debate has reached legendary (and to outsiders often comical) proportions. The books are ambiguous on the matter, but the movies follow the interpretation that they did have "wings of shadow". Could they fly? Did they even need wings to fly? Could they have had skeletal wings yet still be flightless?

    Discussion has occurred as to whether the Balrogs had wings. Nothing has been decided conclusively, although the Balrog in the Peter Jackson film version of The Fellowship of the Ring(2001) was clearly winged, and did not fly.

    The debate mainly comes from The Bridge of Khazad-dûm, a chapter in The Fellowship of the Ring. There are two references in this chapter.

    A Balrog in The Lord of the Rings films.

    "His enemy halt…
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  • Big Brother 99

    Which one do you like the most?

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  • Tyrannoraptor

    Some said the Balrog is immune to physical damage but others said one got killed with it.

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  • Gandalf1801

    What is YT? Can you explain the other ages like FA and etc. What are the meaning of those nicknames?

    Thank you.

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  • Gandalf1801

    Are the silmarills and the three rings of the elves the same?

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  • TheKingofWhitheredHeath

    Who lived in the Lands of the Sun/New Lands was it men? Ogres? Wild Beasts? They're there, so someone should live there.

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  • Tyrannoraptor

    Why should a black arrow be used to kill Smaug? What about shooting Smaug at the weak spot with a normal arrow & why not use normal arrow to kill Smaug(by hitting his weak spot)?

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  • Timrox

    Sauron VS Voldemort

    April 4, 2015 by Timrox

    If Sauron and Voldemort were in a fight, who would be victorious?

    My Opinion: Sauron would slay Voldemort because he is a more powerful being. Voldemort's spells probably wouldn't work on Sauron because he's immortal. Besides, Sauron has the One Ring which, as seen in the FotR prologue, gives him supernatural strength so that he can send dozens of soldiers flying with a swing of his mace. Also, in the Hobbit as well as LotR, he is very good at controlling fire and using dark sorcery. Even though Voldemort can use cool spells, he is no match for the Dark Lord Sauron.

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  • Prince of Erebor

    Wow Peter Jackson is going to film The Silmarillion and The History of Middle-earth as a 10-season TV series! Tolkien Estate had provided him the copyright license. That's fabulous! But only one thing, is please Mr.Jackson, do not amend so many parts like The Hobbit! And hope it's not a hoax!

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  • Gandalf1801


    March 29, 2015 by Gandalf1801

    Hey guys, can I get your attention? Do you think, the darkness will come again to the middle-earth or the undying lands and there will be a new Dark lord? If there is a new  dark lord, who would it be??? Is it possible that Gandalf will become a valar if he will become more powerful? What happen to the two blue wizards? Are they inform that the dark lord is dead and the world is safe again?

    If you will answer these questions, Thank you very much!

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  • Robin Patterson

    Omentielva 2015

    March 29, 2015 by Robin Patterson

    Each year a Tolkien languages conference is held somewhere in the world. It's called Omentielva. This year's one is from 6 - 9 August at the Greisinger Museum in Jenins, Switzerland.

    Anyone can register as a non-attending participant for 25 Euros, which entitles you to a copy of the published proceedings.

    To attend the conference, pay 180 Euros.

    • Conference registration
    • Lambengolmor mailing list
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  • Veljko2000R

    Some questions

    March 23, 2015 by Veljko2000R

    Hello can i get some answers to my questions?If that is no problem tnx.

    1.Who rule Erebor,Iron Hills.Blue Mountins,Gliitering Caves,Helms Deep,Orocarni,Grey Mountin?

    2.Dragons still alives?

    3.What is hapeneed with all hobits?

    4.what is hapened with Vampires and Werewolfs?

    5.Can Valar be killed? is Ancalagon killed when he are largest dragon in history?


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  • Prince of Erebor

    After 5 days of hard work, with - Darkchylde’s help and DarkLantern, HiddenVale’s encouragement. The pages are finally done. Although improvements are still required, I wanna to thank the 3 users above.
    I am now planning to create The Lord of the Rings Soundtracks pages. Hope it will go smooth too.

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  • Veljko2000R

    1.Which race would take it?





    2.What would it be?             




    d)ordinary people

    3.IF you chose king where you create kingdom?       

    a)In a hole in the ground                                              

    b)Under Mountin(like Erebor or Minas Trith)                 

    c)Deep undergound in a stronghold                            

    d)A place in-tune with the wildlife                                

    4.What would be trained  soldier?                              


    b)The cavarly                                                               


    5.With Which kingdom/people you will create alliance?



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  • Veljko2000R


    March 1, 2015 by Veljko2000R

    Hello  can I get answers to my question?If that is no problem tnx.

    1.Who rule in Erebor,Iron Hils,Blue mountains,Glittering Caves,Helms  Deep,Orocarni,Grey Mountin?

    2.Is Durin VII still alive,and did he have son?

    3.Orcs/trols/gobling where they rule in four age?

    4.What is hapened with Hobit?Allive or dead?

    5.I think Orcs/goblins/trols dont have "women"?if no how thay born?


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  • XD1

    As of now, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is still in theaters, but if you're like me, you knew you wanted your own copy even when you were buying tickets. Well, we're in luck! Here is some information that will help us continue our quest of owning the complete Hobbit film trilogy - in crisp, clear full HD, as it was meant to be seen - as well as what we can expect from the extras!

    THE GOOD NEWS: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that the DVD / Blu-ray / Digital HD will be available on March 24th! :)

    THE BAD NEWS: It's not March 24th yet! :P

    "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and 2-Disc DVD Special Edition contain the following special features:

    • Recruiting the Five Ar…

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  • Lotrlove2015

    First Blog

    February 2, 2015 by Lotrlove2015

    Hey, I'm FrostBite, but you guys can call me frost! I am a Mirkwood elf, that can turn into a wolf, freeze anything, and i can fly. I'm also totally in love with Legolas Greenleaf, son of Thranduil!!! I hope most of you get to know me and like me!!

    A tribute to me and  Legolas!!!!! Cx --------------------------l


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  • DeHybrid

    Heys my fellow Bibliophiles! ...Okay, I'm not so great the 'reading all the things' but my friend James is.

    He... well... Basically he just never stops. Anyway, he keeps a vlog for Felecia Day's Geek and Sundry where he suggests books based on things you already know and love!

    He's done a Vlog specifically about Goblins in celebration of The Hobbit! (plus steampunk and an author interview!)

    Radtastic, right?! He likes attention so, y'know, give 'm some. ...and Read This!

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  • Gcheung28

    Admit it. You’ve probably fantasized before about being able to scare off your enemies with a powerful wizard's staff or by having your own horn of Gondor! We’re making a list of the top 21 ways to save the day if you find yourself in a sticky situation so, tell us, what’s your go-to move from your favorite movie, comic, TV show, or book?

    Click on this link to share what you would do in the comments -- and bonus points for clever GIFs! And make sure you check back to see if your submission made the final cut!

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  • WarlockEli


    Clearly, (at least in the movies and video games), Fell beasts were powerful creatures and were deadly offensive predators, especially with the Nazgûl on them. They could choose either to bite their prey (less attacking radius but increased damage) or swoop down on them (larger attacking radius), scattering enemies apart or outright crushing them. If a Fell beast snatched a soldier, they could easily fly high into the air and drop their hapless victim to his death far below. Fell beasts were feared for their ferocity and speed, and were known as the fastest creatures in Middle-Earth since Smaug, the last great Fire-Drake.


    Being a fully-grown dragon, Smaug was both massive and powerful, possessing physical strength great en…

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