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The Lord of the Rings Online - Déorwine.jpg
Déorwine from The Lord of the Rings Online
Biographical Information
PositionChief of the King's Riders
DeathMarch 15, T.A. 3019
Battle of the Pelennor Fields
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Déorwine

Déorwine was the Chief of the King's Riders during the War of the Ring.


[edit] History

Déorwine replaced Háma in the post when the latter was killed at Helm's Deep. He and six of the men under his command (Harding, Guthláf, Herefara, Herubrand, Horn and Fastred) were slain at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Déorwine probably means "brave-friend" in Old English, consisting of dēor ("brave, bold (as a wild beast)" + wine ("friend").[2]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2012: The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan:

Déorwine is a member of Théoden's royal guard and is fist found in Edoras and later in Helm's Deep. The player next meets him in the Drúadan Forest on their way to Minas Tirith. During the Battle of the Pelennor Fields he dies protecting King Théoden from foes.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 571