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This article is about the Marchwarden of Lórien. For the scholar, see Rúmil.




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Rúmil was an Elf of Lórien and brother of Orophin and Haldir, the leading marchwarden of Lórien, during the Third Age.


FOTR - Lorien Brothers

Rúmil and his brothers

Rúmil was a marchwarden of Lórien, and was one who guarded the border of the western part of the forest, with his brothers. He was present at the Fellowship of the Ring's first meeting with the Galadhrim.

Later, he and Haldir guided the Fellowship to Caras Galadhon. Rúmil spoke very little Westron and so could not really interact with the Fellowship when he and his brothers encountered them in the forest.[1]


According to Robert Foster, the name Rúmil is Quenya.[2]

Other versions of the legendariumEdit

In early writings, Rúmil was called Rhimbron, Romrin, and Rhomrin.[3] As Rhimbron, he had another companion named Hathaldir.[4]

Portrayal in adaptationsEdit

The Lord of the Rings film trilogyEdit

In Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring, Rúmil is portrayed by the Danish born New Zealand actor Jørn E. Benzon, the older brother of Glorfindel's actor, Jarl Benzon.

The Lord of the Rings: TCGEdit

In The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game, Rúmil is identified as the brother of Haldir, a Silvan Elf, and an Elven Protector.

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TCG - Rumil, brother of Haldir
TCG: Rumil, brother of Haldir
TCG - Rumil, Silvan Elf
TCG: Rumil, Silvan Elf


  1. The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, Book Two, Chapter VI: "Lothlorien"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, by Robert Foster
  3. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 7: The Treason of Isengard, XII: "Lothlórien"
  4. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 7: The Treason of Isengard, XII: "Lothlórien", Notes

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