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"...there is much else that may be told." — Glóin
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Art by Gail McIntosh

"For living or dark undead, I will smite you, if you touch him" (Éowyn)[1]

Undead were beings whom once had been alive (often Men) but which had been bestowed with an unnaturally prolonged existence. All such creatures seem to have been associated with Evil.

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The undead were known by many names:

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1982-97: Middle-earth Role Playing:

The Undead is a class of monsters, which includes Ghosts, Skeletons, Ghouls, and many others.[2]

2007-: The Lord of the Rings Online:

The Dead is a category of creatures, which includes wights, spirits, skeletons, and many others.[3] A related category is The Unseen, which includes the Nazgûl and related shadowy figures.[4]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
  2. Ruth Sochard Pitt, Jeff O'Hare, Peter C. Fenlon, Jr. (1994), Creatures of Middle-earth (2nd edition) (#2012)
  3. Category:The Dead at Lorebook.lotro.com (accessed 18 December 2010)
  4. Category:Unseen at Lorebook.lotro.com (accessed 18 December 2010)