Talion

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Talion is a concept which has only appeared in an adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Talion
Gondorian
Shadow of War - Talion.jpg
Talion as depicted in Middle-earth: Shadow of War
Biographical Information
Other namesRanger
The Gravewalker
The Bright Lord (alongside Celebrimbor)
Tark
Pinkskin
PositionCaptain
LocationGondor
AffiliationRangers of Gondor
Birthbefore T.A. 2941
DeathT.A. 3019
Black Gate
Family
SpouseIoreth
ChildrenDirhael
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Talion

Talion is a character created for the video-game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor who served as the captain of the Rangers of Gondor. He was married to a woman, named Ioreth, and he had a son with her, named Dirhael, and both were killed by servants of Sauron. He sought vengeance on Sauron for killing his family and allied with the wraith of Celebrimbor who wished the same.

Etymology[edit]

Talion is a Latin name. It means in Latin "an eye for an eye".

Inspiration[edit]

The character of Talion is inspired by Boromir.[1][2]

References

  1. "Shadow of Mordor Has 'Only Scratched the Surface' of Monolith's Middle-earth" dated 20 December 2014, Gamespot (accessed 4 January 2022)
  2. Austin Walker, "Real Human Beings: Shadow of Mordor, Watch Dogs" dated 10 October 2014, Pastemagazine (accessed 4 January 2022)