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Was Lurtz the strongest Uruk Hai ?

Melkor94
The Shire


Nov 12 2013, 9:51pm

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Was Lurtz the strongest Uruk Hai ? Can't Post

I ask this because he put up a good fight against Aragorn before getting his head chopped off.
And i know the Beserker Uruk Hai's are supposed to be the biggest strongest Uruks, yet do you think Lurtz would best them in a duel


Darkstone
Immortal


Nov 12 2013, 10:47pm

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Probably not. [In reply to] Can't Post

Given Aragorn can kill Lurtz, but can't kill cave troll.

And Legolas can kill cave troll, but can't kill marathon runner Berzerker.

Therefore Lurtz can't kill Berzerker.

QED

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Melkor94
The Shire


Nov 12 2013, 10:54pm

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Maybe so [In reply to] Can't Post

But Lurtz will always be the most bad ass Uruk


"Together, my lord Sauron, we shall rule this Middle-earth. The old world will burn in the fires of industry. Forests will fall. A new order will rise. We will drive the machine of war with the sword and the spear and the iron fist of the orc."








Rembrethil
Tol Eressea


Nov 13 2013, 1:06am

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Maybe first and more experienced.... [In reply to] Can't Post

But experience cannot conquer all progress. I think Saruman tinkered with the later models to make them better, so.... maybe not, but he still can kick some butt!!

Call me Rem. Rembrethil is a lot to type!!


Ziggy Stardust
Gondor


Nov 13 2013, 1:38am

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Lurtz might not have been the strongest, however [In reply to] Can't Post

he sure had the biggest attitude! Cool

dark_elf_tears


Starling
Half-elven


Nov 13 2013, 8:53am

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Find the halfling! [In reply to] Can't Post

RRRAAAAAAARRRRH!!!! Shocked


Darkstone
Immortal


Nov 13 2013, 9:18pm

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You'd probably like this Makoare interview. [In reply to] Can't Post

http://archives.theonering.net/.../011402_makoare.html

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Lieutenant of Dol Guldur
Gondor


Nov 18 2013, 11:54am

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Oh I love these stupid comparisons ;-) [In reply to] Can't Post

Let's take another one:

Isildur was able to defeat Sauron but was himself defeated by a generic Orc archer. Following your logic Sauron would be no match for an Orc archer right?


Oh I found another:

Gandalf (the Grey) wasn't able to defeat Saruman but Grima Wormtongue was and Legolas did kill Grima which makes Legolas AND Grima more powerful than Gandalf (the Grey)?

I could continue but I think my point is clear isn't it?



BTW: The Troll in ROTK who fights Aragorn isn't a Cave Troll, it's a Olog-Hai in full armor.


"There is only one Lord of the Ring, only one who can bend it to his will. And he does not share power."

 
 

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