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.
Sauron (also known as Gorthaur, Annatar,
Artano, Aulendil, the Necromancer) was a Maia and he was
foremost servant. When Morgoth was imprisoned by the other Valar Sauron
took control of Angband and Morgoth´s armies. He took the name
and became friends with the elves. Together they made the rings of power. Sauron betrayed the elves and
made the one ring to rule over the others, "One ring to rule them all,
One ring to find them, One ring to bring them all and in the darkness
them". His body was destroyed when the Valar destroyed Númenor
his dark spirit returned to Mordor. Aragorn´s ancestor Isildur
the ring from Sauron but lost it in the river of Anduin. Sauron rose to
power once again and started the war of the ring. He had learnt from
that the one ring had been found again and that it was carried by a
He sent the Nazgûl to find the ring but they failed. When the
was destroyed in Orodruin Sauron´s power was destroyed forever.
The Evil Eye of Sauron