Tolkien Monster Encyclopedia
by Calle Mattsson
This page is devoted to
the monsters and races belonging to darkness.
Here you will find Orcs, Goblins, Balrogs
and many more fearsome creatures.
Nazgûl (Úlairi) are the nine
ringwraiths controlled by Sauron. "Nine for mortal men doomed to
die" is an extract from
LotR that referrs to the ringwraiths who could not control the power
to them. They are Sauron´s slaves doomed to to run his errands
all eternity. They can only be wounded with weapons blessed with elven
magic, ordinary weapons can not hurt them. The first nazgûl is
and the second is Khamûl the
the rest are unknown, although it is known that at least three of the
nazgûl were black númenóreans. Nazg means
and gûl means wraith.
Nazgûl near Barad-dûr