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[[Image:Guy Gondron - Wolf Riders.jpg|thumb|300px|''Wolf Riders'' by [[Guy Gondron]].]]
 
[[Image:Guy Gondron - Wolf Riders.jpg|thumb|300px|''Wolf Riders'' by [[Guy Gondron]].]]
 
'''Wolves''' were of old allied with the [[Dark Lord]]; [[Morgoth]] bred the two greatest of their kind, [[Draugluin]] and [[Carcharoth]], and [[Sauron]] was wont to take the form of a great Wolf. The lesser kinds were sometimes used as steeds by the [[Orcs]].
 
'''Wolves''' were of old allied with the [[Dark Lord]]; [[Morgoth]] bred the two greatest of their kind, [[Draugluin]] and [[Carcharoth]], and [[Sauron]] was wont to take the form of a great Wolf. The lesser kinds were sometimes used as steeds by the [[Orcs]].

Revision as of 11:02, 6 June 2010

The name Wolves refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Wolf (disambiguation).
Wolf Riders by Guy Gondron.

Wolves were of old allied with the Dark Lord; Morgoth bred the two greatest of their kind, Draugluin and Carcharoth, and Sauron was wont to take the form of a great Wolf. The lesser kinds were sometimes used as steeds by the Orcs.

Wolf is also used as a short form of Werewolf.

Inspiration

"Only a few hundred yards beyond the houses [in Bloemfontein] was the open veldt where wolves, wild dogs, and jackals roamed and menaced the flocks, and where after dark a post-rider might be attacked by a marauding lion."
J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography


Wolves
Individuals: Anfauglir · Carcharoth · Draugluin · Wolf-Sauron
Races: Wargs · Werewolves · White Wolves