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  • Ettens

    Trolls are horrific enough, but Ettens were even worse, at least in appearance, for they possess not one but two long heads, mounted side-by-side on their wide shoulders. In every other way, Ettens resemble their cousins the Hill-trolls, being of …

  • Lothrandir

    Size: 5-7.5 ft. The lothrandir – reindeer – is a hardy, gregarious deer with a long, low profile and large antlers. They come in many colors — everything from white to jet black — but most are grey or silver. Unlike those of other deer, the low forward …

  • Crebain

    Crebain (singular: craban) were a large species of crow that inhabited the land of [[Dunland]] during the Third Age. They were often used as servants and spies by various evil powers.

  • Wargs

    Warg is the term used to describe the evil wolves who were used as mounts by orcs. They were simply giant wolves that roamed [[Rhovanion]], also known as Wilderland, and the wilds to the east of the [[Misty Mountains]]. Wargs measured about five feet …

  • Hill Trolls

    Nine to twelve feet tall, Hill Trolls are among the most common of Torog breeds. They are not as loathsome as Cave Trolls (few things are), but are quarrelsome, greedy, and cannibalistic. Most groups live in isolation, although they adhere to their loose …

  • Ghouls

    Ghouls are disgusting animated corpses that have the lengthened teeth and nails considered typical of a one- or two-month old corpse. They are preserved by the conditions around them, either tannin-loaded swampy water or drying winds, and they are …

  • Orcs

    Orcs are described as ugly and filthy fanged humanoids. The largest can reach near-human height, but they are always shorter, and some are as small as Hobbits. In contrast, crossbreeds between Men and Orcs are called "man-high, but with goblin-faces." …

  • Uruk-hai

    The Uruk-hai made up a large part of Saruman's army, together with the Dunlendings and other Mannish enemies of Rohan, and similar large Orcs also served as the elite troops of Mordor. They were faster than normal Orcs and could travel during the day …

  • Sea-Crocodile

    Resembling nothing so much as a Fell Beast without wings, the monstrous Sea-Crocodiles easily reach twenty feet in length, indeed some have been recorded at almost thirty feet. Their sleek, scaled bodies are dark blue, with black stripes running down …

  • Corlagon

    Colargon the Red resides above the [[Rist Angsiril]], a pass in the [[Hyarjargsh]] connecting the Ettenmoors of Rhudaur with the Nan Angmar near Litash. Corlagon rarely ventured into Angmar proper after the founding of Litash, but instead hunted goats …

  • NPC Tom the giggling giant

    "Tom" is the epithet given to a large Giant encountered by [[:bragol-thriawath | Eldacar]] and [[:feredir | Hunter]] while travelling through the treacherous [[Trollshaws]]. While setting camp, the two sensed the Giant approaching, and quickly set up …