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The isle was captured by Sauron in I 457; it was destroyed at the end of the First Age
In the Pass of Sirion, between Ered Wethrin and the Echoriath
Commanded by Sauron, a Maia; peopled by his Werewolves
Guarded the Pass of Sirion
Other names
Tol-in-Gaurhoth; originally known, before its capture by Sauron, as Tol Sirion


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Isle of Werewolves

Tol-in-Gaurhoth, the island of Sauron

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A name for Tol Sirion after its capture by Morgoth, when it became infested by the evil servants of Sauron.

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