The Witch-King of Angmar is the Lord of the Nazgûl, leader of the Black Riders. (Those would be the guys dressed in black sheets shrieking loudly at everything and nothing.) He is a very powerful wizard, former King who fell for Sauron’s trick with the Rings of Power and is now in his service. On Weathertop, he stabs Frodo to try and take the Ring, but fails. We see him again in ‘The Return of the King’, where he leads the forces of Mordor in an attack on Gondor. It is said that ‘No living man can kill him’, but he is slain in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields by Éowyn, aided by Merry.

The theatrical trailer of ROTK had some shots of a confrontation between Gandalf and the Witch-King, so if you’re a fan of this guy, you still have something to look forward to!

by Figwit

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