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Orcobal

Orcobal
Orc
Biographical Information
AffiliationMorgoth
DeathKilled by Ecthelion during the Fall of Gondolin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Orcobal was the chief champion of the orcs present at the Fall of Gondolin. He was slain by Ecthelion of the Fountain, who "cleft the head of Orcobal [...] to his teeth" before the gates of Gondolin.[1]

He only appears in Tolkien's early The Fall of Gondolin.

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin".