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Downfall of Númenor

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The Downfall of Númenor
Other namesThe Drowning of Númenor
LocationPrimarily Númenor, but affected all Arda
ResultThe Changing of the World, exile of the Faithful
Part ofResult of the Great Armament
ParticipantsNúmenóreans, Valar, Eru
DescriptionCatastrophe that destroyed Númenor and changed the world's shape

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.