The Battle of the Peak was Gandalf’s name for his climactic battle with the Balrog known as Durin’s Bane, on the peak of the mountain called Silvertine. Gandalf pursued the Balrog from the depths of Moria. On the peak they fought for three days and two nights from 23 to 25 January T.A. 3019.
- 1 Where did Gandalf go when fighting the Balrog?
- 2 Where did Gandalf go when he fell?
- 3 How did Gandalf fight Balrog?
- 4 How far did Gandalf and the Balrog fall?
- 5 Who assumes command after Gandalf is gone?
- 6 What lake did Gandalf fall?
- 7 How did Gandalf go from GREY to white?
- 8 What was the Balrog doing in Moria?
- 9 Is the Balrog stronger than Smaug?
- 10 How did Gimli not know about Moria?
- 11 Can the Balrog fly?
- 12 Was Morgoth stronger than Sauron?
- 13 Where did the Balrog come from?
- 14 Why did Gandalf fall off the bridge?
- 15 What does Gandalf mean by Fly you fools?
Where did Gandalf go when fighting the Balrog?
From the LotR Wikia: Neither he nor the Balrog was killed by the fall, and Gandalf pursued the creature for eight days until they climbed to the peak of Zirakzigil. Here they fought for two days and nights.
Where did Gandalf go when he fell?
Gandalf DID die and DID NOT go to Aman, after his battle with the Balrog. He (his spirit) passed ‘out of thought and time’ and went to Eru Iluvatar who enhanced and returned him to finish his mission.
How did Gandalf fight Balrog?
They fought in the water; the Balrog clutched at Gandalf to strangle him, and Gandalf hewed the Balrog with his sword, until finally the Balrog fled into the primordial tunnels of Moria’s underworld. In the end, the Balrog was defeated and cast down, breaking the mountainside where it fell “in ruin”.
How far did Gandalf and the Balrog fall?
You can see that the Balrog reaches a terminal velocity fairly quickly (after just about 3 seconds). Also, the falling distance with air resistance is 215 meters (700 feet).
Who assumes command after Gandalf is gone?
With Gandalf lost, Aragorn assumes command of the Company.
What lake did Gandalf fall?
History. After their fight at the Bridge of Khazad-dûm, Gandalf and the Balrog both fell into the deep chasm. Gandalf was burned by the Balrog’s fire on the way down, then almost froze in the water at the bottom.
How did Gandalf go from GREY to white?
Gandalf was carried to Caras Galadhon in Lothlórien, where he was healed, given a new staff, and clothed in white, and thus became Gandalf the White.
What was the Balrog doing in Moria?
A single Balrog, who became known as Durin’s Bane, managed to drive the Dwarves of Khazad-dûm from their ancient and supremely fortified home, which was the greatest kingdom of Dwarves that had ever been. It also contended with Gandalf, and shattered the side of a mountain with physical might alone.
Is the Balrog stronger than Smaug?
Smaug would snatch up Durin’s Bane and gobble him up with his sword-sharp teeth (and we know swords can kill Balrogs). There you have it. Who would win in a battle between Smaug and Durin’s Bane? The winner is the wyrm.
How did Gimli not know about Moria?
Gimli did know that Moria is a dangerous place, but he didn’t know that his cousin Balin’s expedition has failed so horribly. Balin’s expedition went to Moria about 30 years before Gimli and the rest of the Fellowship, and there were no words about their destiny.
Can the Balrog fly?
Balrogs were never exactly described as flying in any of Tolkien’s works, including the “winged speed” language quoted above.
Was Morgoth stronger than Sauron?
Conclusion. So, as you can see from all this, Morgoth was much stronger than Sauron in his beginnings, but his power diminished by his end, and in that time, Sauron was probably stronger then Morgoth. Melkor is in our opinion the third most powerful character in Middle-earth.
Where did the Balrog come from?
Balrogs, also called Valaraukar, were originally Ainur created by Ilúvatar, probably those who joined Melkor during his discordance in the Music of the Ainur. After entering into Eä, they were Maiar, lesser spirits at the service of the Valar.
Why did Gandalf fall off the bridge?
Furthermore, he was too weak as Gandalf the Grey to defeat Saruman. So, he wanted to die in order to get his powers enhanced which will eventually help him serve his utmost purpose. Or maybe, the old man just couldn’t carry the weight of the Durin’s Bane. Hence, he fell down.
What does Gandalf mean by Fly you fools?
September 9, 2011 December 29, 2020 Michael Martinez. Sir Ian McKellen delivered the most famous quote from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ in the first movie. When Gandalf says ‘fly, you fools’ he is only ordering his companions to flee Moria as quickly as possible.