Orcobal was an Orc chieftain of Angband during the First Age.


Orcobal was only mentioned in Tolkien's first version of the The Fall of Gondolin. He was killed in the onslaught by Ecthelion of the Fountain, before one of the Gates of Gondolin.[1]

See alsoEdit

  • Balcmeg, another orc slain by Tuor during the same instance

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ዖርቾባል
Arabic أوركوبال
Armenian Օրծոբալ ?
Assyrian ܥܪܫܥܒܐܠ
Belarusian Cyrillic Орцобал
Bengali ওর্চবাল
Bulgarian Cyrillic Орцобал
Georgian ორკობალი
Greek Ορκοβαλ
Gujarati ઑર્ચોબલ
Hebrew ורשובאל
Hindi ॐर्चोबल ?
Kannada ಒರ್ಕೋಬ್ಯಾಲ್
Kazakh Cyrillic Орцобал
Korean 오 코발
Kurdish ۆرچۆبال (Arabic script) Orçobal (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Орцобал
Macedonian Cyrillic Орцобал
Marathi ओर्चोबल
Mongolian Cyrillic Орцобал
Nepalese ॐर्चोबल ?
Pashto ورچوبال ?
Persian ورچوبال
Punjabi ਓਰcਓਬਲ
Russian Оркобал
Sanskrit ॐर्चोबल् ?
Serbian Орцобал (Cyrillic) Orcobal (Latin)
Sinhalese ඕර්චොබල්
Tajik Cyrillic Орчобал
Tamil ஓர்சொபல்
Telugu ఓర్చొబల
Ukrainian Cyrillic Орцобал
Urdu اورکوبال
Uyghur ورچوبال ?
Uzbek Орчобал (Cyrillic) Orcobal (Latin)
Yiddish אָרקאָבאַל


  1. The History of Middle-earth: The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin"

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