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A Flail was a large, ball-like piece of metal, sometimes studded with horns and spikes, with a chain attached to one side and the other a hilt.
Portrayal in AdaptationsEdit
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogyEdit
A Flail was used by Dori during the Quest for Erebor. Later, during the Battle of Five Armies, Azog wielded a giant Flail in his final battle with Thorin.
The Lord of the Rings trilogyEdit
A large Flail was also used by the Witch-king of Angmar during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields in March 15, 3019.