History Characters / TheLordoftheRingsOnline

13th Jul '17 11:21:41 AM TheIronToa
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[[folder:The Ballad of Bingo Boffins]]

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13th Jul '17 10:35:06 AM TheIronToa
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!Antagonists in Volume 4: The Strength of Sauron
!!!Crúmgam
A sorceror of Mordor who antagonizes the Rohirrim. Originally encountered in landscape quests in the Sutcrofts, he later plays a role in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.
* AndYourLittleDogToo: Threatens the life of Fastred's infant son Folcred, and briefly convinces him that Folcred has been taken by his Orcs.
* EvilSoundsDeep: [[InvertedTrope Inverted]], he has a tendency to pitch his voice up at certain points, punctuating his dialogue creepily.
* GoOutWithASmile: A villainous version.
--> '''Crúmgam''': My death means nothing! I have inflicted what hurts I could, and that fills me with gladness as I die! Mordor and Sauron!
* HeroKiller: [[spoiler: Kills Fastred in the Battle of the Pelennor. Later on, during the Epic series, he stuns the player character and their allies, allowing his Orcs to slay either Horn or Halros depending on whether the latter is there to [[TakingTheBullet Take the Bullet]].]]
* MasterPoisoner: Not as promiment as his fire magic, but Léofdag was poisoned by one of his agents, and [[spoiler: Fastred]] drops dead quite suddenly after fighting him, despite not having been visibly wounded.
* PlayingWithFire: Besides casting fire-based attacks, he is also capable of summoning fiery spirits.
* VillainTeleportation: Like Mordrambor, he retreats in a pillar of flame on several occasions.





* AllForNothing: [[spoiler: Dies attempting to kill Cr&uacte;mgam, and though the sorceror is killed later in the battle, Fastred's attempt has no noticeable influence on this.]]



* DoomedByCanon: Fastred will die at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.

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* DoomedByCanon: Fastred will die at is mentioned in the books as having died the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.Fields. [[spoiler: He is slain by his nemesis Cr&uacte;mgam, a sorceror of Mordor.]]



* HeroicBSOD: He is briefly overcome with despair when Cr&uacte;mgam lies about abducting his infant son Folcred.
* ItsPersonal: Has a vendetta against Cr&uacte;mgam for threatening his land, his people, and his family.




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* SorryThatImDying: His last words are to his wife and son (said to them from afar, as are safely back home in Rohan), for [[spoiler:failing to kill Crúmgam]].
--> '''Fastred:''' Elfláed... Folcred... forgive me...



* DoomedByCanon: Harding will die at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.

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* DoomedByCanon: Harding will die is mentioned in the books as one of the Rohirrim slain at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.




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* KilledOffScreen: The player finds his body after the battle, but does not see him fall.



* BecauseDestinySaysSo: He is sure of the prophecy that he and his son will be killed by Orcs - which makes him feel invincible against Dunlendings.

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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: He is sure of the prophecy that he and his son will be killed by Orcs - which makes him feel invincible against Dunlendings. [[spoiler: The prophecy comes true on the Pelennor Fields.]]
13th Jul '17 9:50:36 AM TheIronToa
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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler: Taken and dropped to his death by a Nazgûl's Fell Beast during the Battle of the Morannon.]]
* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler: Lives long enough for the player to hear his last words, which he smiles as he says.]]
--> [[spoiler:'''Calenglad:''' From above... I saw light. It cannot... be quenched... The new age...]]



!!!Celairant
A young Ranger found in Ered Luin.
* ComingOfAgeStory: His character arc. Upon first meeting him, he feels unworthy of being a Ranger and needs help finding his confidence. As of the Grey Company's journey to the Pelennor Fields, he has matured into a courageous and respected Ranger. [[spoiler: Sadly, his life is cut short.]]
* CowardlyLion: Despite his self-doubts, is mentioned by Langlas as having comforted him from the terror of the Oathbreakers' presence at Pelargir.
* HumbleGoal: Wishes to live up to his ancestors and prove himself worthy of the bow gifted to him by the Elf Penglir.
* KilledOffScreen: [[spoiler: Mentioned to be one of the eight Rangers slain in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Needs to be convinced this after he loses the bow Penglir gave him.



* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler: He is slain during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]



* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: He is slain during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]

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* KilledOffForReal: MutualKill: [[spoiler: He is slain during leaps unto the Battle of massive Olog Thr&uacutegrath]] and drives his sword into the Pelennor Fields.troll's chest, but is pummeled in the attempt, and mortally wounded when Thr&uacutegrath's carcass falls on him.]]



* DoomedByCanon: Halbarad will die during the battle of the Pelennor Fields, but at this point in the story he's still alive and well. [[spoiler: During the battle, he is personally slain by Gothmog/Mordirith.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.]]

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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler: Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.]]
* DoomedByCanon: Halbarad will die is mentioned in the books as having died during the battle of the Pelennor Fields, but at this point in though he is part of much of the game's story he's still alive and well.before that point. [[spoiler: During the battle, he is personally slain by Gothmog/Mordirith.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.
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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Gothmog stuns Aragorn, and Halbarad [[TakingTheBullet throws himself in front of his Chieftain]] to save him.]]



!!!Idhrenfair
A Ranger first encountered with the Golden Host in Mirkwood.
* KilledOffScreen: [[spoiler: Mentioned to be one of the eight Rangers slain in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]



* MeaningfulName: Possibly. His name could mean either "flower-pilgrim" or "snow-pilgrim" (depending on if the ''loth'' in his name is the Sindarin for flower(s) or the word ''los'', "snow", lenited to ''loth'' when placed before ''randir''). The latter would be appropriate as he dwells in the frozen North.



!!!Mandan
A Ranger skilled with healing salves, potions, and poultices.
* ChekhovsGift: Gives Langlas a pouch of herbs on the way to the Pelennor. The player character is given the herbs by Langlas, and can burn them to distract Orcs while infiltrating Narchost.
* KilledOffScreen: [[spoiler: Mentioned to be one of the eight Rangers slain in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]
* TheMedic: Sells curing and restorative potions at the Ranger camp in Harndirion, and is mentioned by his brethren as being a skilled healer.

!!!Mincham
A Ranger who has much experience dealing with the Dead.
* CunningLinguist: Understands the BlackSpeech, which few of the Free Peoples do.



!!!Prestadir

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!!!Prestadir
!!!Prestadír
A Ranger first encountered with the Golden Host in Mirkwood.
* KilledOffScreen: [[spoiler: Mentioned to be one of the eight Rangers slain in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]



* InterspeciesFriendship: With the Elf-maiden Elweleth. Possibly InterspeciesRomance, but if so it never gets anywhere.

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* InterspeciesFriendship: With the Elf-maiden Elweleth. Possibly InterspeciesRomance, but if so it never gets anywhere. He later mentions that "she has gone away, and will never return", so it seems [[LiteralMetaphor that ship has literally sailed]].
5th Sep '16 5:26:59 PM DoomTay
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* EvilSoundsDeep/EvilSoundsRaspy: Deep for Gortheron and raspy for the other four.

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* EvilSoundsDeep/EvilSoundsRaspy: EvilSoundsDeep / EvilSoundsRaspy: Deep for Gortheron and raspy for the other four.
15th Jul '16 2:00:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedHeadedHero: Thrymm's distinct appearance and his status as the hero of Wildermore makes him one, especially since the Rohirrim, [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg barring the people of the Stonedeans]], [[PeopleOfHairColor tend to have blond hair]].

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* RedHeadedHero: Thrymm's distinct appearance and his status as the hero of Wildermore makes him one, especially since the Rohirrim, [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg barring the people of the Stonedeans]], [[PeopleOfHairColor tend to have blond hair]].
7th Jun '16 12:55:15 PM TempestKnight
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** Averted when [[spoiler: Theodore wanders into Draigoch's Lair; Bingo not only runs all the way to the cave to rescue Theodore, but actively partakes in combating the insects residing there.}}

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** Averted when [[spoiler: Theodore wanders into Draigoch's Lair; Bingo not only runs all the way to the cave to rescue Theodore, but actively partakes in combating the insects residing there.}}
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7th Jun '16 12:53:30 PM TempestKnight
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* TheLoad: Despite being the star of his own storyline, Bingo does little, if anything, of note (other than wander haphazardly into danger). Players are less than enthused about this.




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** Averted when [[spoiler: Theodore wanders into Draigoch's Lair; Bingo not only runs all the way to the cave to rescue Theodore, but actively partakes in combating the insects residing there.}}



* SmallNameBigEgo: Proclaims himself the "Master Treasure Hunter" and is first seen regaling Haley Meadowsweet of his past exploits.

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* TheDitz: Theodore, what made you think wandering into [[spoiler: Draigoch's]] Lair was a good idea? He's a [[spoiler: DRAGON]], FOR CRYING OUT LOUD!!!
* SmallNameBigEgo: Proclaims himself the "Master Treasure Hunter" and is first seen regaling [[{{Irony}} Haley Meadowsweet Meadowsweet]] of his past exploits.
3rd May '16 7:28:48 PM LoreDeluxe
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!!!Mordirith

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!!!Mordirith!!!Mordirith, [[spoiler: Gothmog]]



* TheDragon: To the Witch-King as the Steward of Angmar [[spoiler: and as the Lieutenant of Minas Morgul]]. He also arguably becomes one to [[spoiler: Sauron in Epic Volume IV]].



* HeroKiller: As Mordirith, he is responsible for the deaths of Lorniel, Laerden, and Narmaleth. [[spoiler: As Gothmog, he kills Halbarad at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]



* IHaveManyNames: Mordirith, The False King, The Steward of Angmar.

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* IHaveManyNames: Mordirith, The False King, The Steward of Angmar.Angmar, [[spoiler: Gothmog, Lieutenant of Minas Morgul]]


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* VillainExitStageLeft: [[spoiler: After being defeated by Aragorn and the Grey Company, he flees back to Mordor with his tail between his legs.]]
2nd May '16 7:42:35 PM Gergich42
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* DeadPersonConversation: [[spoiler:Reappears in a NightmareSequence that the player character has for reassurance.]]
* KingIncognito: Inverted, the Rangers of the Grey Company each carry an imitation of the [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia Ring of Barahir]], heirloom of Aragorn's line, to confuse enemies if one of them is captured. The ruse fails Candaith when he tries to convince the leader of a host of Oathbreakers that he is Aragorn.



* KingIncognito: Inverted, the Rangers of the Grey Company each carry an imitation of the [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia Ring of Barahir]], heirloom of Aragorn's line, to confuse enemies if one of them is captured. The ruse fails Candaith when he tries to convince the leader of a host of Oathbreakers that he is Aragorn.

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* KingIncognito: Inverted, the Rangers SpiritAdvisor: Appears in one of the Grey Company each carry an imitation of the [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia Ring of Barahir]], heirloom of Aragorn's line, player's dreams to confuse enemies if one of guide them is captured. The ruse fails Candaith when he tries to convince the leader of a host of Oathbreakers that he is Aragorn.through their nightmare.



* UndyingLoyalty: Remains loyal to Golodir despite the latter's disappearance.

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* UndyingLoyalty: Remains loyal to Golodir despite the latter's disappearance.
disappearance and will go to great lengths to ensure Golodir's safety.



* RescueIntroduction

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* RescueIntroduction
RescueIntroduction: He is introduced being presented and released by Mordirith at the gates of Carn Dûm - only to witness his daughter's murder.



* RememberTheNewGuy: Of the Rangers gathered in Volume III Book 1, he is the only named Ranger that the player has never encountered before.



* BrownNote: [[spoiler:The Horn of Winter]] turns out to be the key to his defeat.



* BigDamnHeroes



* [[spoiler: TheMole: And he meant to kill Pendulf and weaken the Eastemnet all along.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheMole: And [[spoiler:And he meant to kill Pendulf and weaken the Eastemnet all along.]]



* [[spoiler:BigDamnHeroes]]

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* [[spoiler:BigDamnHeroes]]
PapaWolf: [[spoiler:When Isengard refuses to spare his daughter Ides if she stood in the way, he makes a rapid HeelFaceTurn.]]




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* SacredHospitality: A champion of this ideal when she and Thane Utred welcome the player to their town.




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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Is slain in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]




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* HeadbuttingHeroes: She harbors a deep dislike of Éowyn for many reasons, first and foremost for behaving like a gloryhound. Other quibbles are the lack of news of her husband Dúnhere from the Fords of Isen, the endless stream of refugees lead by Éowyn who overwhelm her small town and its resources, and finally resenting that her own daughter Dúnburg looks up to Éowyn and her shieldmaiden, gloryhound ways rather than taking after her own trade as a minstrel.



* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Two of his sons were already dead before the arrival of Nurzum, but three of his sons and several of his grandsons were killed by Nurzum, leaving him to grieve in his Mead Hall.

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* BadassGrandpa: Overcomes his own grief to participate in the final standoff against Núrzum.
* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Two of his sons were already dead before the arrival of Nurzum, Núrzum, but three of his sons and several of his grandsons were killed by Nurzum, leaving him to grieve in his Mead Hall.




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* KilledOffForReal: He is killed in the siege of Hytbold.



* HeroicBSOD: The player finds him in this state after the second battle at the Fords of Isen.

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* HeroicBSOD: The player finds him in this state after the second battle at the Fords of Isen.Isen, guarding Prince Théodred's grave in the middle of the fords.




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* GoodIsNotNice: When the player first meets him, they are interrupting a private council. Harding proceeds to banish the player from the town of Harwick and not imprison them for no wrongdoing. Justified because any stranger could be suspicious and visit a calamity upon Harwick as that upon Langhold. He gets better in the end.




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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Takes the time to listen to Gwilhum, the emissary of Isengard, as well as his various brehurs and brehureses, with input from the player character, before deciding to [[spoiler:forgo an alliance with Saruman.]]
29th Apr '16 6:31:26 PM LoreDeluxe
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* KilledOffForReal: [[Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.]]

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* KilledOffForReal: [[Predictably, [[spoiler: Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[If he was persuaded to leave to Shire, he dies TakingTheBullet for Horn.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[If [[spoiler: If he was persuaded to leave to Shire, he dies TakingTheBullet for Horn.]]



* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: He is finally killed by the player and Gimli beneath Helm's Deep.
* [[Spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: Besides threatening to kill a young Rohirrim girl during his final encounter, his entire goal during the Battle of Helm's Deep is to sneak into the Glittering Caves and massacre the defenseless women and children of Rohan.]]

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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: He is finally killed by the player and Gimli beneath Helm's Deep.
* [[Spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: Besides threatening to kill a young Rohirrim girl during his final encounter, his entire goal during the Battle of Helm's Deep is to sneak into the Glittering Caves and massacre the defenseless women and children of Rohan.
Deep.]]
* [[spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: Besides threatening to kill a young Rohirrim girl during his final encounter, his entire goal during the Battle of Helm's Deep is to sneak into the Glittering Caves and massacre the defenseless women and children of Rohan.]]



* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[He can actually survive the Battle of the Pelennor Fields if Halros was convinced to leave the Shire.]]
* ThatManIsDead: [[If Halros dies in his place during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Horn remarks that the man who was Horn already died on the battlefield.]]

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[He [[spoiler: He can actually survive the Battle of the Pelennor Fields if Halros was convinced to leave the Shire.]]
* ThatManIsDead: [[If [[spoiler: If Halros dies in his place during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Horn remarks that the man who was Horn already died on the battlefield.]]
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