Top Ten Most Powerful Characters In Middle Earth

The Top Ten

1 Eru Ilivitar

He is God. No dispute.

Actual decent list that I agree with #1

Iluvitar is god of Middle Earth


2 Morgoth (Melkor)

Commanded millions won battles and nearly conquered the world and was the origin of evil and malice which led to the strife and torment of many

He is Sairons master, and pure evil.

He was the best of the valar

Hé dans the first dark lord and master to Sauron.

3 Tulkas

He defeated morgoth easily...enough said

4 Manwe Sulimo

He was more powerful than all but the one

5 Ulmo

He is the Lord of water.

6 Aule
7 Lady Galadriel

She is not so strong to be No. 2.

She is a beast in the hobbit

OP banished sauron,learned from manwe, good equivalent of melkor

8 Namo

The ruler of the death.

9 Orome
10 Sauron Sauron is the title character and main antagonist of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Originally a servant of the first Dark Lord, Morgoth. Morgoth was later defeated and Sauron fled. He later came back to Middle Earth and took over as the new Dark Lord by using a Ring of Power. He was later more.

He should be above Galadriel in power. I mean, Galadriel is powerful, no question, but she couldn't KILL Sauron. All she could do was banish him... and she had a hard time doing even that.

Smartest of Melkors servants, only he could have thought up to use the rings to control middle earth

He would obliterate galadriel in his prine

He was THE dark lord... Face it

The Contenders

11 Tom Bombadil

None of the characters can use the One Ring without it affecting them. The only one who is more powerful is Tom Bombadil the ring has no effect on him. He is older and more powerful than it.

I agree with you, Tom Bombadil has a lot of power, but never uses it in helpful ways unless to himself.

He may seem sissy, but nobody can deny he is very powerful.

He is Lord over his domain.

12 Gandalf Gandalf the Grey, later known as Gandalf the White, is a fictional character and one of the protagonists in J. R. R. Tolkien's novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He was an Istar, sent by the West in the Third Age to combat the threat of Sauron, as well as leader of the Fellowship of the Ring more.

In his true form

He knew most things about the sauron and what happened before the lord of the rings / hobbit

13 Ancalagon the Black

Largest character in middle earth. Nearly destroyed all of northern middle earth when he landed on (and crushed) a volcanic mountain chain.

This is the most powerful being

He's a bloody big dragon

14 Legolas Legolas is a character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium. He is a Sindarin Elf of the Woodland Realm and one of nine members of the Fellowship of the Ring. He has been portrayed by Orlando Bloom in the live action movies.
15 Aragon


16 Gandalf The White
17 Galadriel Galadriel is a character created by J.R.R. Tolkien, appearing in his Middle-earth legendarium. She was one of the greatest of the Eldar in Middle-earth, and surpassed nearly all others in beauty, knowledge, and power. She was also the bearer of Nenya, one of the three Elven rings of power. In film, more.
18 The Balrog

The balrog/Maiar known as Durin's bane singlehandedly destroyed the dwarven kingdom of Moria and also defeated Gandalf the Grey (another powerful Maiar) in its final fight (dying in the process). Out of all the beings in Middle Earth (during the third age anyway), it was definitely one of the most powerful, it should be higher. How can Legolas or Aragorn be higher? It's like comparing a tank to a pistol. If Gandalf hadn't been with the fellowship, all of them would have been killed with ease by the Balrog.

19 Smaug Smaug is a fictional character and the primary antagonist in J. R. R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit.

Not the strongest but way to low Gandalf feared this creature after all and it destroyed the dwarves with ease and it was a beast used by the dark lord its not something to be under even though aragon controls and army of ghosts so I mean I put him at the top

Takes over powerful dwarven MONTAIN like it’s nithing and then easily destroys laketown? should be a little bit higher

20 Elrond
21 The Witch King, King of the Nazguls

He is lord of nazgul and very strong

22 Saruman of Many Colours Saruman the White is a fictional character and a major antagonist in J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings.
23 Fingolfin
24 Lurtz
25 Talion

Because why not even if its not cannon. His story shiws he striked so much fear in Sauron that even after he became lart of the Nâzgul, sumbitch still watched him 😂

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