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Gandalf arrived in Middle-earth c. III 1000 and departed 29 September III 3021; he was known as Gandalf the Grey until his fall at the Battle of the Peak (25 January III 3019) after which he returned as Gandalf the White
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The Grey

Gandalf’s colour

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A title of Gandalf, probably derived from the long grey cloak he wore, seen also in the Elves' name for him, Mithrandir, meaning 'Grey Wanderer'.


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