What is the purpose of the Arkenstone?

What is the purpose of the Arkenstone?

In this film the Arkenstone was a heart-shaped jewel of Earth and was later used as an arrowhead to a large crossbow made of old mining machines by Bilbo and company to kill Slag the Dragon.

What is the Archon stone hobbit?

The Arkenstone was a wondrous gem sought by Thorin Oakenshield which had been discovered beneath the Lonely Mountain by Thorin's grandfather Thrór, and then shaped by the Dwarves.

What is special about the Arkenstone?

Significance in The Hobbit The Arkenstone was a gem, the most prized object by Thorin Oakenshield of all the treasure of Erebor. Such did he consider its value that he was willing to trade 1/14th of all the gold and silver of Smaug's hoard for it.

Is the Arkenstone an opal?

'The Arkenstone' (A natural Ethiopian Opal I polished)

Why does the Arkenstone drive Thorin mad?

The loss of the mountain drove Thorin's grandfather to go back to Moria, where he was killed, and led to his father's death as well. So Thror (Thorin's grandfather), held one of the 7 Dwarven rings, crafted by Sauron, which explains why he went mad.

Is Arkenstone a silmaril?

[edit] The Arkenstone was a Silmaril The Arkenstone was a Silmaril, probably the one thrown into a fiery pit by Maedhros, and found its way (geologically?) to the north, to be rediscovered by the Khazad of Erebor. Tolkien wrote that the two lost Silmarils would remain lost until the end of Arda. ... It is not a Silmaril.

What powers do the silmarils have?

The silmarils had the combined power and light of the sun, moon, and stars within them; their light was purer then anything middle-earth had ever known and probably bestowed great power to anyone who was in their presence. The vala blessed them against evil because of this.

What are the three silmarils?

The Silmarils (Quenya Silmarilli) were three gems of immense might and beauty....
OwnerFëanor, Morgoth, Thingol, Beren, Lúthien, Dior, Elwing, Eärendil, Eönwë, Maedhros, Maglor

Is morgoth more powerful than Sauron?

Morgoth is clearly more powerful than Sauron. ... This puts him not only above Sauron (who is just a Maia) but actually even above the Valar. Morgoth is not only the original Dark Lord (before Sauron assumed the title) he is also the main antagonist of Tolkien's entire universe.

Can smaug beat Sauron?

The only way Sauron wins this is if he corrupts Smaug with magic, but even that is unlikely. Smaug is arguably too powerful to fall under his spell. 1: There are too many. Some archer or troll will get lucky eventually, Smaug would kill hundreds to thousands but that's nothing to Sauron.

Who is Lady Galadriel's husband?


Is Legolas a royalty?

ANSWER: Yes, Legolas is an Elven prince, or a prince of Elves. ... As the son of an Elven king (Thranduil, King of the Wood Elves of northern Mirkwood) Legolas was in fact a prince and a prince among Elves.

Do tauriel and Legolas get married?

Legolas didn't marry Tauriel primarily because Tauriel didn't want to. She simply didn't see him as a potential romantic partner. Also, I don't think Legolas's feelings for her were really serious enough, if they were indeed even romantic at all.

How does Aragorn die?

He has chosen to die, a gift that the Numenorian kings had. He was old and didn't want to become a real old man. So he passed his power to his son and greeted Arwen, who was very sad. After that, he slept in and died.