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Great Goblin

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[[Image:John Howe - The Great Goblin.jpg|thumb|250px|''The Great Goblin'' by [[John Howe]]]]
 
[[Image:John Howe - The Great Goblin.jpg|thumb|250px|''The Great Goblin'' by [[John Howe]]]]
'''The Great Goblin''' was the chief of the [[Goblins]] who dwelt in [[Goblin-town]] beneath the [[High Pass]] in the [[Misty Mountains]]. He was never named by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]], and was killed by [[Gandalf]] during the [[Quest of Erebor]].
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'''The Great Goblin''' was the chief of the [[Goblins]] who dwelt in [[Goblin-town]] beneath the [[High Pass]] in the [[Misty Mountains]]. As described in ''[[The Hobbit]]'', his warriors captured [[Thorin and Company]] during the [[Quest of Erebor]], and he was killed by [[Gandalf]], who stabbed him with the blade [[Glamdring]].
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The Great Goblin was never named by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]].
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== Portrayal in Adapatations ==
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[[Image:Rankin-Bass' Great Goblin.jpg|thumb|left|The Great Goblin as portrayed in [[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]]]
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In the animated version of ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]'', the Great Goblin was voiced by [[John Stephenson]].
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

Revision as of 05:24, 31 May 2006

The Great Goblin by John Howe

The Great Goblin was the chief of the Goblins who dwelt in Goblin-town beneath the High Pass in the Misty Mountains. As described in The Hobbit, his warriors captured Thorin and Company during the Quest of Erebor, and he was killed by Gandalf, who stabbed him with the blade Glamdring.

The Great Goblin was never named by Tolkien.

Portrayal in Adapatations

In the animated version of The Hobbit, the Great Goblin was voiced by John Stephenson.

See Also