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An [[Orcs|Orc]] in the service of [[Saruman]] (he may have been an [[Uruks|Uruk]], but this is not stated for sure). Mauhúr was sent to reinforce [[Uglúk]]'s troop as they returned to [[Isengard]] with [[Merry]] and [[Pippin]]. He found them surrounded by [[Éomer]]'s [[Rohirrim]] at the edge of [[Fangorn Forest]], from which he led his Orcs in an attack. This attack was a failure: the Rohirrim were able to defeat the Orcs, even with Mauhúr's reinforcements. Though Mauhúr's own fate isn't known with certainty, it seems that he fell with his soldiers at the hands of the Rohirrim.
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| death= [[29 February|February 29]]th, {{TA|3019}}
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'''Mauhúr''' was an [[Orcs|Orc]] in the service of [[Saruman]].
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==History==
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Mauhúr was sent to reinforce [[Uglúk]]'s troop as they returned to [[Isengard]] with [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry]] and [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]]. He found them surrounded by [[Éomer]]'s [[Rohirrim]] at the edge of [[Fangorn Forest]], from which he led his Orcs in an attack. This attack was a failure: the Rohirrim were able to defeat the Orcs, even with Mauhúr's reinforcements.<ref>{{TT|III3}}</ref> Though Mauhúr's own fate is not known with certainty, it seems that he fell with his soldiers at the hands of the Rohirrim.
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==Portrayal in adaptations==
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'''1995-8: ''[[Middle-earth Collectible Card Game]]'':'''
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:Mauhúr can be played as Unique Leader, and his home site is Dol Guldur.
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'''2002: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'':'''
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:Mauhúr is played by [[Robbie Magasiva]]. He was the commander after [[Lurtz]]' death.
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{{references}}
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[[Category:Characters in The Lord of the Rings]]
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[[category:Orcs]]
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[[Category:Servants of Saruman]]

Revision as of 16:56, 10 July 2012

Omar Rayyan - Mauhur.jpg
Mauhúr
Orc
Biographical Information
Date of deathFebruary 29th, T.A. 3019
Physical Description
RaceUruk-hai
GenderMale

Mauhúr was an Orc in the service of Saruman.

History

Mauhúr was sent to reinforce Uglúk's troop as they returned to Isengard with Merry and Pippin. He found them surrounded by Éomer's Rohirrim at the edge of Fangorn Forest, from which he led his Orcs in an attack. This attack was a failure: the Rohirrim were able to defeat the Orcs, even with Mauhúr's reinforcements.[1] Though Mauhúr's own fate is not known with certainty, it seems that he fell with his soldiers at the hands of the Rohirrim.

Portrayal in adaptations

1995-8: Middle-earth Collectible Card Game:

Mauhúr can be played as Unique Leader, and his home site is Dol Guldur.

2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers:

Mauhúr is played by Robbie Magasiva. He was the commander after Lurtz' death.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Uruk-hai"