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Portrayal in adaptationsEdit
Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogyEdit
Next to his battle axe, the weapon Gimli used most in these films is his walking axe, which he used against the Warg Riders in defense of the Rohirrim villagers. It was a long wooden handle with a single axe-blade at the top. The straight metal shaft on the blade let Gimli grasp it and use it as a walking staff.