From Tolkien Gateway

Shagram was an Orc of Kirith Ungol in the drafts for The Lord of the Rings.[1] According to Christopher Tolkien, an Orc called "old Nûzu" in even earlier drafts is the same one as Shagram.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Ring, "Part Two: The Ring Goes East", "VIII. Kirith Ungol", p. 218