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Black Breath

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The [[Nazgûl]] were surrounded by an aura of terror, which affected all living creatures; their breath (called the Black Breath) was poisonous, and their cries caused terror and despair in all who heard them. The three primary victims mentioned in [[The Lord of the Rings]] were [[Faramir son of Denethor II|Faramir]], [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]], and [[Éowyn]].  It was dispelled from them by [[Aragorn II|Elessar Telcontar]] at his return with [[Athelas]], proving him to be the heir of the throne of [[Gondor]].
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The '''Black Breath''' was a weapon used by the [[Nazgûl]].
 
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==History==
No mention was made of the Black Breath in [[Peter Jackson]]'s [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings|film version.]]
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The Ringwraiths were surrounded by an aura of terror, which affected all living creatures; their breath was poisonous, and their cries caused terror and despair in all who heard them. The most notorious victims of the Black Breath were [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Éowyn]].  It was dispelled from them by [[Aragorn]] at his return with [[athelas]].
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Revision as of 16:33, 12 July 2009

The Black Breath was a weapon used by the Nazgûl.

History

The Ringwraiths were surrounded by an aura of terror, which affected all living creatures; their breath was poisonous, and their cries caused terror and despair in all who heard them. The most notorious victims of the Black Breath were Meriadoc Brandybuck and Éowyn. It was dispelled from them by Aragorn at his return with athelas.

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