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Ringwraith
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Theme:

The Lord of the Rings

Accessories:

Hood, Cape, Sword

Years:

2012

Appearances
Parts

Ringwraiths, also known as Nazgûl or Black Riders, are minifigures from The Lord of the Rings released in May 2012.

Description

The Ringwraiths wear a black hood and a tattered cloak. They have a blank black head, and a black torso which printing has a robe design. The back of their torso features a continuation of his robe printing. Their legs, arms, and hands are also coloured in black.

Background

The Ringwraiths were originally nine kings of Men, tempted one by one by the Dark Lord Sauron using his One Ring over their nine rings, through betrayal, greed, suppression, or alliance. They resided in the cursed fortress of Minas Morgul ruled by the first Nazgûl, the Witch-king of Angmar. They were assigned to hunt down Frodo Baggins and reclaim the One Ring for their master Sauron. They tracked Frodo, Aragorn and company across the Shire, finally finding them at Weathertop where Aragorn defeated them using fire. However, not before the Witch-king stabbed Frodo with a cursed Morgul blade. Arwen, the daughter of Elrond, then took the fading Frodo to Rivendell to be saved be her father, and the Nazgûl steeds were swept away by the waters of Bruinen. After this the Nazgûl reverted to riding the dragon-like Fell Beasts. The Witch-king was later defeated by Éowyn at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields as justice for killing King Théoden. Khamùl and the other remaining seven Nazgul were killed when the Ring was destroyed, caught in the fire storm of Mount Doom.

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Ringwraiths, also known as the Nazgûl, are dark phantoms - neither alive, nor dead. The Ringwraiths were once great kings of Men, all given Rings of Power. Corrupted by power, and the One Ring, their bodies have faded into broken shadows and their minds and souls have been destroyed by their constant need to follow the Ring. They are most powerful in the dark. Daylight weakens them, they cannot see well, and they are not able to move through or across running water.


Notes

  • Gollum's actor Andy Serkis provided the uncredited voice for the Ringwraith as well as The Witch-King.

Appearances

Video Game Appearances

Gallery of Variants

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Gallery of Video Game Variants

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See Also

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Hobbits: Bilbo Baggins | Frodo Baggins | Meriadoc Brandybuck | Peregrin Took | Samwise Gamgee
Dwarves: Balin | Bifur | Bofur | Bombur | Dain Ironfoot | Dori | Dwalin | Fíli | Gimli | Glóin | Kíli | Nori | Óin | Ori | Thorin Oakenshield
Elves: Arwen Evenstar | Elrond | Galadriel | Haldir | Legolas Greenleaf | Mirkwood Elf | Mirkwood Elf Chief | Mirkwood Elf Guard | Tauriel | Thranduil
Dark Forces: Azog | Berserker Uruk-hai | Goblin King | Gollum | Goblin Scribe | Goblin Soldier | Gundabad Orc | Hunter Orc | Lurtz | Mordor Orc | Moria Orc | Mouth of Sauron | Necromancer of Dol Guldur | Ringwraith | Uruk-hai | | Witch-King | Yazneg
Creatures: Cave Troll | Great Eagle | Mirkwood Spider | Shelob | Smaug | Warg
Istari: Gandalf | Radagast | Saruman
Army of the Dead: King of the Dead | Soldier of the Dead
Video Game only People: Alfrid | Bain | Barliman Butterbur | Beregond | Braga | Bree Peasant | Civilian Soldier | Dale Soldier | Denethor | Elendil | Éowyn | Faramir | Gamling | Girion | Gondorian Ranger | Gondorian Soldier | Háma | Isildur | King of Men | Prince Imrahil | Quest Man | Quest Woman | Rohan Guard | Sigrid | Théodred | Tilda | Tom Bombadil
Video Game only Hobbits: Bandobras ˝Bullroarer˝ Took | Farmer Maggot | Paladin Took | Quest Hobbit | Rosie Cotton
Video Game only Dwarves: Blacksmith | Dwarf King | Dwarf Soldier | Lady Dwarf | Thrór | Thráin | Armoured Dwarf Guard
Video Game only Elves: Celeborn | Círdan the Shipwright | Elf (Sentry) | Elf (Worker) | Elf Soldier | Gil-galad | Glorfindel | Lindir | Lothlórien Elf | Quest Elf
Video Game only Dark Forces: Bolg | Easterling | Fimbul | Gothmog | Grinnah | Grishnákh | Guritz | Haradrim | Mini-Balrog | Narzug | Oliphaunt Mahûd Leader | Orc Beserker | Sauron
Video Game only Creatures: Bert | Durin's Bane | Elk | Mini-Balrog | Mrs. Troll | Oliphant | Olog-hai | Shadowfax | Shagrat | Treebeard | Troll Bouncer | Tom | Tom Bombadil | William

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