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Grond (battering ram)

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Grond was a battering ram, used by Sauron's forces to destroy the Great Gate of Minas Tirith during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.

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Etymology

Grond means "mace" in Sindarin. It was named intentionally to evoke the memory of the ancient weapon of Morgoth, the "Hammer of the Underworld".

Portrayal in Adaptions

2003: Peter Jackson's The Return of the King:

The ram took the shape of the whole wolf's body, rather of just its head. Gothmog called it in after a smaller battering ram proved futile against the great gates.

See also

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