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"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, sometimes by work of necromancy. All such creatures seem to have been associated with Evil.


Other names[edit]

The undead were known by many names:

Portrayal in adaptations[edit]

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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