Downfall of Númenor
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|The Downfall of Númenor|
|Other names||The Drowning of Númenor|
|Location||Primarily Númenor, but affected the shores of Middle-earth|
|Result||Destruction of Númenor, exile of the Faithful|
|Part of||The Changing of the World|
|Participants||Númenóreans, Valar, Eru|
|Description||Catastrophe that caused Númenor to sink into the Sea|
The Downfall of Númenor was the utter destruction of the island of Númenor, a divine punishment for King Ar-Pharazôn's assault on the Undying Lands. Except Elendil and his companions, who escaped the wreck, everyone else died.