If you have read any of J.R.R. Tolkien’s books or watched the block-buster hits Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, you already know Middle-Earth is filled with all kinds of malicious orcs, dangerous wizards, massive trolls and more. But which of these foes are the most powerful? Most Ringers and Tolkienists (Tolkien fanboys & fangirls) have their own opinion on which evil foes wield the most power, which is fine. This list is exactly that; One fanboy’s personal list of the most deadly foes in middle-earth.
It should go without saying, this list does not contain every monster or person mentioned in Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit. I have combined monsters from both books and even one incredibly powerful dark lord you might not know existed. Keep reading to find out.