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{{disambig-two|the [[Rangers of Ithilien|Ranger]] of [[Ithilien]]|the [[Elves|Elf]] of [[Doriath]]|[[Mablung|Mablung of the Heavy Hand]]}}
 
{{disambig-two|the [[Rangers of Ithilien|Ranger]] of [[Ithilien]]|the [[Elves|Elf]] of [[Doriath]]|[[Mablung|Mablung of the Heavy Hand]]}}
 
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| name=Mablung
 
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| caption=Mablung from [[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game]]
 
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| position=Soldier of Gondor, [[Rangers of Ithilien|Ranger of Ithilien]]
 
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==History==
 
==History==
Mablung's family had lived in [[Ithilien]] before it was overrun by the forces of [[Sauron]]. As such, he was given a place among the Rangers of Ithilien, [[Denethor]]'s most trusted forayers.<ref name="Herbs">{{HM|TT}}, "[[Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit]]"</ref>
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Mablung's family had lived in [[Ithilien]] before it was overrun by the forces of [[Sauron]]. As such, he was given a place among the Rangers of Ithilien, [[Denethor II|Denethor]]'s most trusted forayers.<ref name="Herbs">{{HM|TT}}, "[[Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit]]"</ref>
 
   
 
   
Together with [[Damrod]], [[Anborn]] and several others, Mablung served under the [[Steward]]'s second son, [[Faramir]]. They were sent to intercept a troop of [[Southrons]] in March {{TA|3019}}, and there, they came across [[Frodo Baggins]] and [[Samwise Gamgee]]. While standing guard over Faramir's guest with Damrod, he briefly conversed with them. Faramir, in the meantime, went on to ambush the Haradrim.<ref name="Herbs"/>
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Together with [[Damrod]], [[Anborn]] and several others, Mablung served under the [[Steward]]'s second son, [[Faramir]]. They were sent to intercept a troop of [[Southrons]] in March [[Third Age 3019|T.A. 3019]], and there, they came across [[Frodo Baggins]] and [[Samwise Gamgee]]. While standing guard over Faramir's guest with Damrod, he briefly conversed with them. Faramir, in the meantime, went on to ambush the Haradrim.<ref name="Herbs"/>
  
Mablung and Damrod remained the guards of the Ring-bearer during their short stay at [[Henneth Annûn]].<ref name="Window">{{TT|Window}}</ref>
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Mablung and Damrod remained the guards of the Ring-bearer during their short stay at [[Henneth Annûn]].<ref name="Window">{{HM|TT}}, "[[The Window on the West]]"</ref>
  
With his Lord injured, Mablung was given command of the Rangers after the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]]. When the [[Army of the West]] marched on the [[Morannon]], Mablung and his troops scouted the road and discovered an ambush by [[Orcs]] and [[Easterlings]] that lay hid in [[Ithilien]]. The ambush was quickly turned.<ref name="Gate">{{RK|V10}}</ref>
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With his Lord injured, Mablung was given command of the Rangers after the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields|Battle of Pelennor Fields]]. When the Host of the West marched on the [[Morannon]], Mablung and his troops discovered an ambush by Orcs and Easterlings that lay hid in [[Ithilien]]. The ambush was quickly turned.<ref name="Gate">{{RK|V10}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Mablung was named after [[Mablung|Mablung of the Heavy Hand]], a great Hunter of [[Doriath]].<ref name="Faramir">{{HM|WR}}, "[[Faramir (chapter)|Faramir]]"</ref> The name is from [[Doriathrin]] ''[[mab]]'' "hand", ''[[lung]]'' "heavy".<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}</ref>His epithet was a translation of his name<ref>{{HM|S}}, "Index"</ref>
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Mablung was named after [[Mablung|Mablung of the Heavy Hand]], a great Hunter of [[Doriath]].<ref name="Faramir">{{HM|WR}}, "[[Faramir (chapter)|Faramir]]"</ref> His epithet was a translation of his name<ref>{{HM|S}}, "Index"</ref> from [[Doriathrin]]. ''[[Mab]]'' means "hand", while ''[[lung]]'' means "heavy".<ref>{{HM|LR}}, "[[The Etymologies]]"</ref>
  
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
'''1956: [[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1955 radio series)]]:'''
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'''1956: ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|BBC Radio's The Lord of the Rings]]'':'''
 
:[[Godfrey Kenton]] provided the voice of Mablung.<ref name="RT1725">Radio Times, Volume 133, No. 1725, [[30 November|November 30]], [[1956]]</ref>
 
:[[Godfrey Kenton]] provided the voice of Mablung.<ref name="RT1725">Radio Times, Volume 133, No. 1725, [[30 November|November 30]], [[1956]]</ref>
  
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