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Downfall of Númenor

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| event=The Downfall of Númenor
 
| othernames=The Drowning of [[Númenor]]
 
| othernames=The Drowning of [[Númenor]]
| location=Primarily Númenor, but affected all [[Arda]]
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| location=Primarily Númenor, but affected the shores of [[Middle-earth]]
 
| date= [[Second Age 3319|S.A. 3319]]
 
| date= [[Second Age 3319|S.A. 3319]]
| result=The [[Changing of the World]], exile of the [[Faithful]]
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| result=Destruction of Númenor, exile of the [[Faithful]]
| partof=Result of the [[Great Armament]]
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| partof=The [[Changing of the World]]
 
| participants=[[Númenóreans]], [[Valar]], [[Eru]]
 
| participants=[[Númenóreans]], [[Valar]], [[Eru]]
| description=Catastrophe that destroyed Númenor and changed the world's shape
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| description=Catastrophe that caused Númenor to sink into the [[Great Sea|Sea]]
 
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The Downfall of Númenor
Event
Other namesThe Drowning of Númenor
LocationPrimarily Númenor, but affected the shores of Middle-earth
DateS.A. 3319
ResultDestruction of Númenor, exile of the Faithful
Part ofThe Changing of the World
ParticipantsNúmenóreans, Valar, Eru
DescriptionCatastrophe that caused Númenor to sink into the Sea

The utter destruction of the island of Númenor, a divine punishment for King Ar-Pharazôn's assault on the Undying Lands. Only Elendil and his companions escaped the wreck.

See Akallabêth.