|Location||Eastern Eriador, north of the Trollshaws|
|Inhabitants||Trolls, possibly Orcs|
|Description||Mountainous region infested with Trolls|
The Ettenmoors were a mountainous, wild, and untamed land that lay north of Rivendell. It was here that the Witch-king of Angmar fled after his defeat in the Battle of Fornost. It was the infested with Trolls, and there may have been some Orcs there as well.
- "In the word Ettenmoors the element etten is derived from Old English eōten 'giant, troll', and moor is used here in the sense of 'high barren land' - hence troll-fells, fells (i.e. hills of moorland) in which trolls lives"
- ― Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 183
Portrayal in Adaptations
2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:
- The Ettenmoors is the region where player vs player play takes place. The land has three keeps (Lugazag, Tirith Rhaw and Tol Ascarnen), Isendeep Mine and Grimwood Lumber Camp that can be controlled by either the forces of Angmar or the Free Peoples of Middle-earth.