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'''Othrod''' was one of the three [[orcs]] named in the [[Fall of Gondolin]] as being slain by [[Tuor]]. Othrod was "a lord of the Orcs". The two other named orcs slain by Tuor were [[Balcmeg]] and [[Lug]]. We are also told that [[Ecthelion]] slew an orc named [[Orcobal]], "their chiefest champion".
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'''Othrod''' was a "lord of the [[Orcs]]" slain by [[Tuor]] during the [[fall of Gondolin]].<ref name="LT2Gondolin">{{HM|LT2}}, "The Fall of Gondolin".</ref>
  
Othrod appears only in the [[Book of Lost Tales]]. In the later versions of the story orcs are not named.
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He only appears in Tolkien's early ''[[The Fall of Gondolin]]''.
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==See also==
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* [[Balcmeg]]
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* [[Lug]]
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* [[Orcobal]]
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[[Category:Servants of Melkor]]
 
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Revision as of 13:15, 15 August 2010

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This article is non-canon.

Othrod was a "lord of the Orcs" slain by Tuor during the fall of Gondolin.[1]

He only appears in Tolkien's early The Fall of Gondolin.

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin".