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Level: 53
Region: Eregion

Type: Nemesis
Genus: Unique
Species: Unique

Morale: 52,120
Power: 9,158
Advanced Stats
Alignment: ( Evil )
Combat Effectiveness:
Finesse: Unknown
F.M. Immune: False
Stun/Mez Imm.: True
Root Immune: True
Cry: Fair
Song: Fair
Tactical: Fair
Physical: Fair
Common: Average AncientDwarf: Average
Fire: Average Beleriand: Average
Light: Average Westernesse: Average
Shadow: Average Frost: Average
Lightning: Average

Level of Lore-master reporting: ( )  


Amarthiel (Sindarin for Daughter of Doom) was an important figure during the Battle of Fornost. She was slain by the Elf-maiden Narmeleth during the Battle of Fornost, and her spirit wandered around Middle-Earth for two-thousand years until she possessed the one who slew her and attempted to search for Narchuil, a lesser ring that once belonged to her. She took on the guise of the deceased Sara Oakheart to fool the player, until her true identity was revealed. She would later fool players once again by taking on the role of a Lossoth wise-woman, Saija. She used this disguise as a means to keep an eye on her champion, Mordrambor, of whom she suspected of treachery. She was in the end slain by Mordrambor and the Witch-king, the hand that bore Narchuil cut from her.

Amarthiel appears in the following Epic quest instances and locations; at some occasions she engages in combat:


Terrible Beauty-icon.png Terrible Beauty
Dark Future-icon.png Dark Future
Body 3-icon.png Kneel
Stunned-icon.png Stunned


It is unlikely that Amarthiel could have merely been of the Race of Man, as her spirit continued to exist in Middle-earth even after her death. It is most likely she was one of the corrupted Maiar who fell under Morgoth's sway.
A post by MadeOfLions on 15 January 2015 explains:
Amarthiel is indeed exclusive to LOTRO - you won't find her in Tolkien's works, though the inspiration for her comes from here and there throughout. We had lengthy meetings back in the day to work out her story and bring her to life, names you'd probably recognize if you've been here since the beginning: Keth, NobOrBob, Berephon, and myself on the story side, and Floon with the art. Amlug even contributed a crucial book of the Epic (Volume I, Book 9 - which gave us some particularly flashy Amarthiel moments).
I wouldn't say we pulled her out of a magic hat, though. The themes that revolve around Amarthiel are very much in tune with Lord of the Rings, I think.