Beorn i apologize in advance if i spell any character names wrong. He had resettled in the old refuge of mount gundabad after the kingdom of angmar was abandoned, and. He is a whiteskinned orc, known as the pale orc or azog the defiler. In the original book of the hobbit, bolg was the son of azog the defiler, succeeding him after his death in the battle of azanulbizar in ta 2799 by dain ironfoot. Azog is pronounced interior the e book, and is on no account merely made up for the action picture, like lurtz became for the fellowship of the hoop. Tolkeins 1937 classic fantasy novel the hobbit and one of the two main antagonists along with smaug of sir peter jacksons adapted liveaction film trilogy, being the main antagonist of both an unexpected journey and the battle of the five armies, and a supporting antagonist in the desolation of smaug. In the hobbit trilogy he is played by manu bennett. Azog has light skin, almost pale, with one hand brown and the other with a unique, clawlike. Then azog laughed, and he lifted up his head to let forth a great yell of triumph. Azog was killed years before during the war of the dwarves and orcs. Azog is the orc chieftain of moria, and is called the defiler or the. In the hobbit, bolg was the son of azog of moria, succeeding him after his death in the battle of azanulbizar the last battle of the war of the dwarves and orcs in ta 2799 by dain ironfoot. He was anecdotally slain by thorins cousin dain ironfoot. See more ideas about azog the defiler, the hobbit and creatures.
But its safe to say in the 140 years since they last saw eachother. He also appeared in the video game, lego the hobbit. Azog is in quite a lot of scenes, and along with him, a new giant and terrible one of the orc persuasion, bolg, is also featured. I really love how they have filmed this scene, just after thorin starts to. Yeah, sometimes you have to change stuff from book to film. He was considered the strongest orc to ever walk middleearth and the greatest menace towards the dwarven race. The five most irritating ways peter jacksons the hobbit deviated. In a flashback sequence, thorin fights the chieftain of the moria orcs, huge, albino orc named azog, and hues off his arm. Azog, also known as azog the defiler, was a powerful orc chieftain who appears as one of the three main antagonists of the hobbit trilogy, along with smaug and his master sauron. He became the leader of the goblins of moria and initiated the war of the dwarves and. From ravenhill, azog commands the orcs in the battle of five armies. He flung the head at nar, then a money purse containing few coins of little worth, warning. Azog is a minifigure that was released in december 20 appearing in the the hobbit. Wow this is a really nice piece of the hobbits weapons ive waited 9 months for this mace and my god it is worth it.
Later, he was released again in set 79014 dol guldur battle. Bolg is a character from jrr tolkiens legendarium who appears as the secondary antagonist of the hobbitand peter jacksons film series adaptation of the same name. He is portrayed by manu bennett, who also played slade. The company tries to escape from the wargs by climing some trees, but then the wargs howling attracts the goblins from whom the company has just escaped. Azog is summoned to dol guldur to become the commander of saurons orc armies. So, she joins in the dwarves to reclaim erebor, capturing the hearts of many on her way. Azog, a giant white orc known as, the defiler, beheads thror, but instead of being killed by thorin, thorin cuts off his left forearm and azog is dragged back. In the published book, the hobbit, the goblins are led by azogs son bolg of the north. Azog made a first appearance as one of the members of the viking alliance. Yazneg, the orc who had previously led the pack, apologizes to his master for the dwarves escape. He is a major antagonist in the desolation of smaug and the secondary antagonist of the battle of the five armies. Azog the defiler posted in the thehobbit community. Bolg and his father azog consulting with each other in dol guldur. Violent or azog the defiler remains one of the greatest orcs in the histories.
Bolg was an gundabad orc that appears in the hobbit book and its film adaptations biography. Around the time of 2799, azog started his elimination of the durin line by beheading the dwarves king, thror. The hobbit the battle of the five armies azog bookmark. Can someone please find where gandalf mentions azog in the book. As the wargs tear yazneg apart, azog angrily demands the rest of the orcs send word out he is placing a bounty on the dwarf kings head.
The pale orc has haunted the memories and stories of the dwarves for many long years. In the book the hobbit azog is little more than just a name. He was responsible for the death of king thror and for king thrains madness. The company is instead trapped by a group of wargs who live in the area. I beleive he started the war of the dwarves and orcs which resulted in the near extermination of the orcs of the misty mountains. Read hot and popular stories about azog on wattpad. Actually i think he did better, especially making edits and personal inventions. Azog, also known as the defiler, is one of the main antagonist of the hobbit film series.
After gorkils death, he rose to the ashdurbuk of gundabad. He is uninterested in yaznegs excuses, and kills him for his failure. He had resettled in the old refuge of mount gundabad after the kingdom of angmar was abandoned, and apparently ruled. For he saw that all his host in the valley was in a rout, and the dwarves went this way and that slaying as.
Azog was a powerful orc chieftain who claimed rulership over the abandoned dwarvish mines of moria during the third age. Although, im thinking, its also plausible azog wasnt classed yet. And they arent chased by orcs until after goblintown the whole bit with them climbing the trees was accurate, and then again in the battle of five armies. While it is strictly canon that an orc named azog fought the dwarves at khazaddum and that he killed thorins grandpa, this pale mothercker does not feature in the hobbit. While it is strictly canon that an orc named azog fought the. Azog minifigures were released early in a giveaway at the 20 san diego comiccon and were given away to random visitors. He has resettled in the old refuge in mount gundabad after the. Was azog as strong and powerful in the hobbit book as he is in the movies. Azog the defiler is a powerful goblinorc leader and a villain from the hobbit.
Azog, the defiler, the chief worshipper of the balrog, the high caste orc of moria and. Azog the defiler is a powerful goblinorc leader and a villain from the hobbit the viking alliance. Yet in the movie he is the main antagonist throughout the first movie an unexpected party. During a rest stop, balin tells bilbo about how thorin and his fellow dwarves attempted to reclaim moria after smaug had driven them from erebor.
Azog the defilerbiography the hobbit film trilogy wikia. His rise to power started as a captain in the service of late angmar. The new and second peter jackson hobbit film, the desolation of smaug again features azog, the defiler. Azog, also known as azog the defiler, is a powerful orc chieftain who appears as one of the two main antagonists of the hobbit film trilogy, along with smaug, being the main antagonist of the hobbit. As a son of urzog the impaler of the seed of skorg his physical gifts were tremendous and, at least in reference to other orcs, he was a veritable mental giant. United cutlery uc3015 the hobbit mace of azog the defiler.
An unexpected journey, azog is the orc chieftain of moria, and is called the defiler or the pale orc. In the year ta third age 2790, the erstwhile king under the mountain, thror, wandered into moria, hoping to reclaim it as a new throne. And what are the things he had done to earn his feared name. Bolg is an orc warrior and the son of azog the defiler. Azog is large, covered in scars, and most noticeably, is pale as snow. Was azog, the white orc leader, in the hobbit book. Azog the defiler is an orc chieftain from the book and movies, the hobbit. See more ideas about azog the defiler, the hobbit and tolkien. Azog wanting to end the line of durin, smaug terrorizing erebor, even the elves refusing to help themall of it ties into rauns dark and mysterious past, and shes looking to make things right.
The pale orc and his armies fought the stalwart dwarves in a deathly battle where. Top ten differences between the hobbit book and films. Even acknowledged in the third movie, when legolas recognizes him by name, and refers to him as the spawn of azog the defiler. Azog, also known as azog the defiler, is a background antagonist in j. Bolg was the son of azog, who succeeded his father as leader of the northern orcs after.
In particular, he examines whether persistent criticism of this key villain might be a result of flaws inadvertently introduced by the relatively late switch from two films to three. Dec 18, 2012 in the published book, the hobbit, the goblins are led by azogs son bolg of the north. He is the main antagonist of an unexpected journey, the quaternary antagonist of the desolation of smaug and the main antagonist of the battle of the five armies. Azog is a corpse in the book, before the book begins. After smaug had driven them out of erebor, king thror led his people back to moria where azog reigned as its new lord. But azog captures fili and kills him in front of thorin. I think they mostly used him to explain all the backstory with dol guldur. The five most irritating ways peter jacksons the hobbit. Azog captured and slew thror, and branded his hewn head with his own name, azog. Before the events of the battle of the five armies, azog held a grudge against the dwarves of durins folk and vowed until the last of the durin dwarves were destroyed completely.
Desolation of smaug and i noticed azog avoids confrontation with beorn in the forest yet later beorn mentions that azog has slaughtered all his family in the past leaving just beorn. Honestly im not much happy to see lots of criticism toward peter jackson movies because he did differently from the book. Sivajini kadambaratnam, read all the books and watched the movies. Azog and the hobbit, an unexpected journey persons whove seen the first installment by peter jackson of the new trilogy in the works concerning the hobbit, have all been introduced to a new villain, one you can be certain will be seen again. He is portrayed by manu bennett contentsshow background early life at some point, azog and his orcs took over the mines of moria. It does appear, from credits listed at imdb for the hobbit. In an unexpected journey, he was portrayed by conan stevens, who also played gregor clegane as a nonspeaking cameo. Aug 27, 20 in this torn library piece, ringer rud the spud takes an in depth look at azog the defiler, and how his presence played out in the hobbit.
I really love how they have filmed this scene, just after thorin starts to charge. The only full account of the event is tolkien s description of the battle of azanulbizar in appendix a to the lord of the rings. When bolg tells him of the elven army, he orders him to gundabad for more troops. Although his book role seems to have been usurped by his father, but this is subverted in the third movie, when he arrives leading a second army of orcs from gundabad. Azog the defiler legends of the multi universe wiki fandom. Azog the defiler the new notion club archives fandom. Giant gundabad orc lord, that leads his warg pack in pursuit of thorin oakenshields company. Azog is the orc chieftain of moria, and is called the defiler or the pale orc. In this torn library piece, ringer rud the spud takes an indepth look at azog the defiler, and how his presence played out in the hobbit. Bolg was an gundabad orc that appears in the hobbit book and its film adaptations. An unexpected journey, we see the battle of anazulbizar in a flashback narrated by balin. There and back again that bolg will appear in one or both of the next two movies in peters hobbit trilogy. Iirc, bolg, son of azog, is the goblin orc leader in the hobbit at the battle of five armies.
An unexpected journey and the battle of the five armies, and a supporting antagonist in the desolation of smaug. When thror led his people to try and take over moria, the pale orc engaged them and. When balin tells the story of the battle of azanulbizar, azog is shown in the flashback battling king thror and beheading him. Azog, the defiler was a gundabad orc who acted as the chieftain of the morian orcs. Azog does not appear in the hobbit, having been killed by dain ii ironfoot many years earlier in the story. Azog was an orc of the third age who commanded the tribes of moria from ta 2790 until his death in ta 2799. Thorin, fili, kili and dwalin go to kill azog, in order to leave the orcs leaderless. He swears to wipe out the line of durin and reclaim the lonely mountain from the dwarves. Why is he such a heavy presence in the first hobbit. Thorin believes azog to have died from his wounds, but, unlike in the book. Ive really appreciated and im liking much the character of azog the defiler, and i was very happy to see also bolg on screen.411 1102 902 739 945 967 799 1094 912 671 216 62 260 530 376 1124 1301 1280 1053 1152 1481 907 553 1381 1471 190 762 724 570 62 304 944 644 1171 394 1021 4 956 715