My Puzzles
Report bug
Collected Puzzles
User listed puzzles
Random Puzzle
Log In/Out

The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

Mrs. Meg Kenney

Characters and places in The Hobbit.

Elrond Where hobbits live.
Dwarves Lord of the Goblins that attacked in Battle of Five Armies; Son of Azog.
Master of Esgaroth One of the Trolls that is turned to stone by Gandalf's trickery
Bert The fat dwarf who is often messing things up. In Mirkwood, he falls into the stream of forgetfulness and falls to sleep for many days. His companions must carry him. When he wakes, he has forgotten everything since they left the home of Bilbo. He is almost caught by the dragon when it bursts from the mountain.
Sting A large freestanding and flat topped stone constructed in the middle of a forest by Beorn.
Ring The magical item which Bilbo uses to disappear.
Orcrist An immense white gem, treasured by dwarves and guarded by Smaug, the dragon.
Trolls The name of the caves where Gollum lives.
William The town at the southern end of Long Lake that is destroyed by Smaug. It is here that the dwarves get fed and outfitted before the last leg of their journey.
Gollum One of the twelve dwarvish companions of Thorin Oakenshield. He was usually the lookout. second in command of the dwarves. Whenever Thorin is not present, he makes the decisions.
Humans Another of the dwarves, He is the one who drops Bilbo while carrying him in the tunnels of the Misty Mountains. The rest blame him for losing Bilbo. When they are caught by the Wargs in the trees, it is his legs that Bilbo grabs.
Bombur The name of the mountains under which Gollum lives in a cave
Thror The first day of the dwarves' New Year; the first day of the last moon of Autumn on the threshold of Winter.
Esgaroth The main character and protagonist of the tale.
Dwalin Bilbo's mother's maiden name. This family is a more adventurous and daring family than the Baggins. The family has old ties with Gandalf.
Beorn The bird that fulfills a part of the omen read by Elrond. It is with his knocking that Bilbo realizes it is the time to find the keyhole and open the tunnel door. He also observes Bilbo telling the dwarves about the dragon's weak spot. He carries this information to Bard in Esgaroth. Alter on he tells Roac that Smaug is dead and Roac tells the dwarves.
Hobbiton Captured the dwarves and Bilbo in Misty Mountains; killed by Gandalf while questioning the dwarves.
Bolg The dragon of Lonely Mountain and the antagonist of the tale. Although he is not present for most of the story, his existence looms. His attack on Lonely Mountain displaced an entire people and several towns. His conversations with Bilbo expose him as an arrogant and hateful beast who loves treasure only for the sake of having it.
Wargs Wretched creature that played the riddle game with Bilbo.
Smaug Thorin’s grandfather.
Bombur The skin-changing man who lives near the edge of Mirkwood. He gives the travelers shelter and supplies when they show up at his home. He investigates their story and when he finds out that it is true, he offers them more help. He appears at the end of the tale and bursts into the battle to kill Bolg, the leading goblin. Bilbo and Gandalf travel east with him at the end of the tale.
Took Elvish dagger that Bilbo took from Trolls' cave, served as sword for the Hobbit. Glowed blue when orcs were around.
Elvenking Great serpentine beasts with wings. They shoot fire from their mouths. They are capable of speech and are known to be fairly intelligent. Their goal is to accumulate a large amount of treasure and sleep on it.
Elves Short-tempered and dull-witted creatures who will eat just about anything.
Goblins One of the Trolls that is turned to stone by Gandalf's trickery.
Rivendell Dwarf; companion of Thorin; very fat; falls into the river in Mirkwood and falls into dreaming sleep which eventually leads to the company's capture by the Elvenking.
Bilbo Baggins An old elf who lives in Rivendell. A gracious host. He reads the moon letters on the map which make it possible for the dwarves to enter the mountain.
The Hill Name of the bird that helps Bilbo.
Durin's Day Very old Raven that could converse with the Dwarves. Gave advice and sent other Ravens out with messages for the Dwarves. Son of Croc.
Gandalf Captures Thorin and company and puts them in dungeon. Lives in caves with magic doors. Comes to Battle of Five armies.
Roac Evil creatures infamous for their ability to make cruel weapons and torture devices.
The Great Goblin Leader of Lake Town; very economically minded, but a coward.
Hobbit The mountain where Smaug lives guarding a treasure.
Misty Mountains The great forest over the Misty Mountains.
Thorin Oakenshield A descendant of the royal line of Dale. He does not appear until Smaug attacks the town, but he makes a brave stand with a small group of townspeople. He understands the words of the thrush, and slays the dragon. He leads an army of men with the Elvenking to Lonely Mountain He fights well in the war, and ends the tale by re-establishing Dale.
Arkenstone Short creatures known for their greed and trickery.
Mirkwood A wealthy section of Hobbiton in which the Baggins family has lived for many generations. It is an enviable place to live. So enviable, that Bilbo's relatives rush to auction his possessions and take his home after he has been gone a year.
Tom One of Thorin's companions; Dwarf
Lonely Mountain One of the Trolls that is turned to stone by Gandalf's trickery.
Balin They live in Lake Town near Lonely Mountain.
Lord of the Eagles A valley near the Misty Mountains where elves have made a sanctuary. It is warmer and prettier than the land around it. In it, Elrond resides with many others. Bilbo stops here twice during the book to rest.
Moria Home of Elrond in Rivendell.
The Old Thrush Enigmatic wizard
Dale The first creatures in Middle-Earth. Immortal unless killed in battle, they are fair-faced, with beautiful voices, and have a close communion with nature, which makes them wonderful craftsmen.
Dragons Great Dwarf; leader of company and heir to the Kingdom under the mountain
Bard A small creature half the size of a man. They have no beards and hairy feet with a tendency for rotund stomachs. They tend to be farmers and rarely go on adventures. Beyond the borders of their people, few have ever heard of them
Dori The town in the shadow of Lonely Mountain. It was a prosperous trading community until Smaug came and destroyed it. Bard, a heir to the city, rebuilds it after the death of Smaug.
Carrock Intelligent and oversized wolves with generally evil intentions. They have rough treaties with goblins to help them raid and terrorize other species.
Last Homely House Goblin-Cleaver; Biter; Elvish sword that Thorin took from Trolls' cave; buried with him. Glowed blue when orcs were around.

Use the "Printable HTML" button to get a clean page, in either HTML or PDF, that you can use your browser's print button to print. This page won't have buttons or ads, just your puzzle. The PDF format allows the web site to know how large a printer page is, and the fonts are scaled to fill the page. The PDF takes awhile to generate. Don't panic!

Web armoredpenguin.com

Copyright information Privacy information Contact us Blog