The Dark Powers are an order of fallen Ainur and their servants founded and led by the Dark Lord Melkor when he descended to Arda with the Valar. The number of Dark Powers changed during the First, Second, Third and Fourth Ages of the Sun.
Dark Powers of the First AgeEdit
- The Easterlings of the First Age
- Giant Spiders
Dark Powers of the Second AgeEdit
Dark Powers of the Third AgeEdit
- Orcs (Mordor)
- Warg riders
Dark Powers of the Fourth AgeEdit
Unknown, possibly a cult worshiping the dark powers with Melkorism.
- Dor Daedeloth
- Ered Gorgoroth
- Nan Dungortheb
- Minas Morgul