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Uncertain. First seen in the last years of the Third Age
Bred at Isengard, in the southern Misty Mountains
Created by Saruman
A cross-breeding of Men and Orcs
Other names
Goblin-men, Orc-men (though note that these terms may refer to specific kinds of Half-orc)


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  • Updated 20 February 2002
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Foul creatures bred by Saruman

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Creatures bred from Orcs and Men by the Wizard Saruman in his stronghold at Isengard. Like Sauron's Uruk-hai, they could withstand sunlight. The more Man-like of them, of perhaps a slightly different breed, were known as Goblin-men.

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