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Herumor (The New Shadow)

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This article is about the character in The New Shadow. For the Black Númenórean, see Herumor.
Biographical Information
Birthearly Fourth Age
Physical Description

Herumor was the leader of a growing evil cult alluded to only as the "Dark Tree" in Gondor during the Fourth Age, over one hundred years into the reign of Eldarion.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The New Shadow", p. 414