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LEGO Lord of the Rings Character Guide

Lego The Lord of the Rings eGuide by JDMitch

A quick primer on all the friendly and not-so-friendly faces you will cross paths with on your journeys through Middle-Earth

Reference

Through this list, there are a few terms related to the abilities of characters and some of their equipment. They are as follows:

  • High Jump: These characters can jump roughly twice as high as others.
  • Surefooted: These characters can balance on top of tightropes and walk across the top of snow.
  • Swinging- These characters can swing and jump across hanging poles and arrows.
  • Small: These characters can slip into small hatches and can also be picked up (and sometimes thrown) by any taller characters.
  • Strong: These characters can pull open orange handles.
  • Tracking: Only Aragorn has this ability. It allows him to pick up glowing green LEGO objects and follow their trails to reveal goodies.
  • Wizard: Wizards are able to use their staff to lift various characters and colored LEGO blocks to create stairways. They will also use their magic to assemble bouncing LEGO bricks.
  • Evil: These characters are treated in reverse of the heroes. Bad guys will ignore them while the usually-harmless residents of Middle-Earth will attack them on sight.
  • Wall-climbing: Only Gollum has this without special equipment. Wall-climbing allows characters to scale the white LEGO walls throughout Middle-Earth
  • Mithril Hearts: Only Frodo has this without special equipment. It covers each of the character's health hearts in mithril, effectively doubling their health.

Elendil

Clear "Prologue"

Equipment

  • Narsil

Abilities

  • None

Isildur

Clear "Prologue"

Equipment

  • Narsil (Broken)

Abilities

  • None

Frodo

Begin the game

Equipment

  • Sting (After reaching Rivnedell)
  • Galadriel's Phial (After reaching Lothlorien)
  • Elven Cloak (After reaching Lothlorien)

Abilities

  • Small
  • Mithril Hearts

Sam

Clear "The Black Rider"

Equipment

  • Frying Pan
  • Spade
  • Tinderbox
  • Elven Rope (After reaching Lothlorien)

Abilities

  • Small

Frodo(Shire)

Clear "The Black Rider"

Equipment

  • None

Abilities

  • Small

Merry

Clear "The Black Rider"

Equipment

  • Barrow-blade
  • Fishing Rod

Abilities

  • Small

Pippin

Clear "The Black Rider"

Equipment

  • Barrow-blade
  • Bucket (Found in the Mines of Moria)

Abilities

  • Small

Aragorn

Clear "Weathertop"

Equipment

  • Sword

Abilities

  • Tracking

Arwen Evenstar (Ranger)

Clear "Weathertop"

Equipment

  • Hadhafang

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Gandalf the Grey

Clear "The Pass of Caradhras"

Equipment

  • Gandalf's Staff
  • Glamdring

Abilities

  • Wizard

Gimli

Clear "The Pass of Caradhras"

Equipment

  • Walking Axe

Abilities

  • Small

Legolas

Clear "The Pass of Caradhras"

Equipment

  • Bow of the Galadhrim
  • Daggers

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Boromir

Clear "The Pass of Caradhras"

Equipment

  • Broadsword
  • Shield of Gondor
  • Horn of Gondor

Abilities

  • None

Faramir

Clear "The Dead Marshes"

Equipment

  • Bow
  • Broadsword

Abilities

  • None

Madril

Clear "The Dead Marshes"

Equipment

  • Short Sword

Abilities

  • None

Gandalf the White

Clear "Warg Attack"

Equipment

  • Gandalf's Staff
  • Glamdring

Abilities

  • Wizard

King Theoden (Armor)

Clear "Helm's Deep"

Equipment

  • Herugrim

Abilities

  • None

Gollum

Clear "Osgiliath"

Equipment

  • None (Gollum cannot use equipment)

Abilities

  • Small
  • Wall-climbing

Frodo(Orc Disguise)

Clear "Cirith Ungol

Equipment

  • Sting
  • Phial of Galadriel
  • Elven Cloak

Abilities

  • Small

Sam(Orc Disguise)

Clear "Cirith Ungol"

Equipment

  • Frying Pan
  • Spade
  • Tinderbox
  • Elven Rope

Abilities

  • Small

Shagrat

Clear "Cirith Ungol"

Equipment

  • Scimitar

Abilities

  • Strong

King Theoden

Clear "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Herugrim

Abilities

  • None

Eowyn(Dernhelm)

Clear "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Rohan Sword
  • Rohan Shield

Abilities

  • None

Merry(Rohirrim Squire)

Clear "The Battle of Pelennor Feilds"

Equipment

  • Barrow-blade
  • Fishing Rod

Abilities

  • Small

Aragorn(Gondor Armor)

Clear "The Black Gate"

Equipment

  • Anduril

Abilities

  • Tracking

Pippin(Gondor Armor)

Clear "The Black Gate"

Equipment

  • Barrow-blade
  • Bucket

Abilities

  • Small

Frodo(Weary)

Clear "Mount Doom"

Equipment

  • Sting
  • Phial of Galadriel
  • Elven Cloak

Abilities

  • Small

Sam(Weary)

Clear "Mount Doom"

Equipment

  • Frying Pan
  • Spade
  • Tinderbox
  • Elven Rope

Abilities

  • Small

Aragorn(Royal Armor)

Clear "Mount Doom"

Equipment

  • Anduril
  • Gondorian Shield

Abilities

  • Tracking

Mouth of Sauron

Clear the Bonus Level

Equipment

  • Sword

Abilities

  • Evil

Sauron

Clear the Bonus Level

Equipment

  • Sauron's Mace

Abilities

  • Strong
  • Evil

Elrond(Second Age)

200,000 studs after clearing "Prologue"

Equipment

  • Hadhafang

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Gil-Galad

125,000 aruds after clearing "Prologue"

Equipment

  • Elven Sword
  • Elven Shield

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Bilbo Baggins

125,000 studs after clearing "Prologue"

Equipment

  • Sting

Abilities

  • Small

Tom Bombadil

200,000 studs after clearing "The Black Rider"

Equipment

  • Spade

Abilities

  • None

Rosie

25,000 studs after clearing "The Black Rider"

Equipment

  • Frying Pan

Abilities

  • Small

Ringwraith

200,000 studs after clearing "Weathertop"

Equipment

  • Ringwraith Sword

Abilities

  • None

Ringwraith(Twilight)

200,000 studs after clearing "Weathertop"

Equipment

  • Ringwraith Sword

Abilities

  • None

Elrond(Third Age)

200,000 studs after clearing "The Pass of Caradhras"

Equipment

  • Hadhafang

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Gloin

25,000 studs after clearing "The Pass of Caradhras"

Equipment

  • Axe

Abilities

  • Small

Moria Orc

25,000 studs after clearing "The Mines of Moria"

Equipment

  • Moria Orc Sword
  • Orc Shield

Abilities

  • None

Uruk-Hai

(Only at night) 25,000 studs after clearing "Amon Hen"

Equipment

  • Scimitar
  • Uruk Shield

Abilities

  • Strong

Lurtz

200,000 studs after clearing "Amon Hen"

Equipment

  • Scimitar
  • Lurtz's Shield
  • Lurtz's Bow

Abilities

  • Strong

Galadriel

200,000 studs after clearing "Amon Hen"

Equipment

  • None

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Celeborn

200,000 studs after clearing "Amon Hen"

Equipment

  • None

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Gondor Ranger

25,000 studs after clearing "The Dead Marshes"

Equipment

  • Bow

Abilities

  • None

Easterling

25,000 studs after clearing "The Dead Marshes"

Equipment

  • Easterling's Sword
  • Easterling's Shield

Abilities

  • None

Grishnakh

125,000 studs after clearing "Track Hobbits"

Equipment

  • Orc Sword

Abilities

  • None

Radagast the Brown

500,000 studs after clearing "Track Hobbits"

Equipment

  • Radagast's Staff

Abilities

  • Wizard

King Theoden(Cursed)

200,000 studs after clearing "Warg Attack"

Equipment

  • None

Abilities

  • None

Eowyn

125,000 studs after clearing "Warg Attack"

Equipment

  • Rohan Sword

Abilities

  • None

Hama

125,000 studs after clearing "Warg Attack"

Equipment

  • Rohan Sword

Abilities

  • None

Gamling

125,000 studs after clearing "Warg Attack"

Equipment

  • Rohan Sword

Abilities

  • None

Grima Wormtongue

(Only at night) 200,000 studs after clearing "Warg Attack"

Equipment

  • Grima's Dagger

Abilities

  • Evil

Haldir

200,000 studs after clearing "Warg Attack"

Equipment

  • Bow of the Galadhrim
  • Elven Great Sword

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Lothlorien Elf

25,000 studs after clearing "Helm's Deep"

Equipment

  • Bow
  • Elven Great Sword

Abilities

  • High Jump
  • Surefooted
  • Swinging

Berserker

200,000 studs after clearing "Helm's Deep"

Equipment

  • Scimitar
  • Bomb

Abilities

  • Strong

Eomer

200,000 studs after clearing "Helm's Deep"

Equipment

  • Rohan Sword

Abilities

  • None

Gondor Soldier

25,000 studs after clearing "Helm's Deep"

Equipment

  • Sword

Abilities

  • None

Saruman the White

500,000 studs after clearing "Osgiliath"

Equipment

  • Saruman's Staff

Abilities

  • Wizard

Mordor Orc

25,000 studs after clearing "The Secret Stairs"

Equipment

  • Orc Sword
  • Orc Shield

Abilities

  • None

King of the Dead

(Only at night) 500,000 studs after clearing "The Paths of the Dead"

Equipment

  • King of the Dead's Sword

Abilities

  • None

Soldier of the Dead

25,000 studs after clearing "The Paths of the Dead"

Equipment

  • Ghost Sword

Abilities

  • None

Rohirrim Soldier

(Only at night) 25,000 studs after clearing "The Paths of the Dead"

Equipment

  • Rohan Sword
  • Rohan Shield

Abilities

  • None

The Witch-King

500,000 studs after clearing "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Sword
  • Ringwraith's Dagger

Abilities

  • Evil

Denethor

125,000 studs after clearing "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Short Sword

Abilities

  • None

Gothmog

125,000 studs after clearing "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Orc Sword

Abilities

  • Evil

Citadel Guard

25,000 studs after clearing "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Sword
  • Gondorian Shield

Abilities

  • None

Corsair

25,000 studs after clearing "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Axe

Abilities

  • None

Haradrim

25,000 studs after clearing "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Bow

Abilities

  • None

Boromir(Captain)

200,000 studs after clearing "The Battle of Pelennor Fields"

Equipment

  • Broadsword
  • Shield of Gondor
  • Horn of Gondor

Abilities

  • None

Bilbo Baggins(Old)

125,000 studs after completing Story Mode

Equipment

  • Sting

Abilities

  • None

Blacksmith

Create all 30 mithril treasures from blacksmith designs

Equipment

  • Blacksmith Hammer

Abilities

  • None

Lurtz(Newborn)

Gain 100% game completion then go into Bag End in Hobbiton

Equipment

  • Scimitar
  • Lurtz's Shield
  • Lurtz's Bow

Abilities

  • Strong

2 comments for this Lego The Lord of the Rings user guide

  • Comment by kennhewett

    this really helpful. why not a book?

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
  • Comment by jimmy.gilhool

    how do u make custom guys?

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
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