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First seen c. II 2250; went 'into the shadows' II 3441; reappeared in Middle-earth c. III 1300; finally destroyed in III 3019
Men subverted to the service of Sauron through the power of the Nine Rings
Various, including at least three Númenóreans
Other names


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Nine Servants

The Nazgûl, slaves of the Nine Rings

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The slaves of the Nine Rings, those Men corrupted to his service by Sauron in the Second Age and more commonly called the Nazgûl.

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