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"It had killed hundreds of goblins in its time, when the fair elves of Gondolin hunted them in the hills or did battle before their walls"

Orcrist, the Goblin-cleaver, was an elven sword made in Gondolin, it's the brother of Glamdring. Orcrist became the sword of Thorin Oakenshield during his quest to reclaim his homeland, Erebor.

It was feared by the goblin's in Goblin Town and was called "Biter" by the Goblin's.

Orcrist had a beautiful scabbard and jeweled hilt. The sword was inscripted with it's name. When Gandalf found this sword in the troll-hoard, he described the blade as a "good blade". Thorin at that time despised all Elves, this is because of his history with the king of the Woodland Realm, Thranduil. Thorin was about to throw the weapon away when he knew it was Elven made, but Gandalf told Thorin "You could not wish for a better blade!" Even Lord Elrond of Rivendell recognized the sword along with Glamdring. From that day, Thorin promised to honor the sword.

Thorin however lost the sword when he and his company were captured by the Wood-Elves of Mirkwood. The weapon was confiscated and wasn't returned to him until after the Battle of the Five Armies. Thorin fell during this battle, alongside his nephews Fíli and Kíli. Thranduil then returned the blade and was placed upon Thorin's tomb. It glew blue when orcs or goblins were approaching.

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Orcrist sword
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