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|"Tuor slays Othrod" by Tom Loback|
|Titles||Lord of the Orcs|
|Death||Slain by Tuor during the Fall of Gondolin |
|Gallery||Images of Othrod|
During the Fall of Gondolin, Othrod was among those Orcs which assailed the Gondothlim alongside the Balrogs at the coming of the Drakes. Othrod was ultimately slain by Tuor, who cleaved his helm with his axe, Dramborleg, in the process.
Other versions of the legendarium
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "III. The Fall of Gondolin", p. 181
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "Index", entry "Othrod"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Alphabet of Rúmil & Early Noldorin Fragments", in Parma Eldalamberon XIII (edited by Carl F. Hostetter, Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, and Bill Welden), p. 105