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Sharku

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Sharku was one of the [[Wargs|Warg]]-riders who ambushed the column of [[Rohan]] women and children retreating from [[Edoras]] to the safety of [[Helm's Deep]]. [[Théoden]] and his guard, with the help of [[Aragorn]], [[Legolas]], and [[Gimli]], fended off the attack. However, during the battle Aragorn got tangled in the harness of Sharku's Warg and both the beast and the ranger fell off a cliff. Sharku, mortally wounded, survived just long enough to gloat about Aragorn's (supposed) death to Legolas and Gimli.
 
Sharku was one of the [[Wargs|Warg]]-riders who ambushed the column of [[Rohan]] women and children retreating from [[Edoras]] to the safety of [[Helm's Deep]]. [[Théoden]] and his guard, with the help of [[Aragorn]], [[Legolas]], and [[Gimli]], fended off the attack. However, during the battle Aragorn got tangled in the harness of Sharku's Warg and both the beast and the ranger fell off a cliff. Sharku, mortally wounded, survived just long enough to gloat about Aragorn's (supposed) death to Legolas and Gimli.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Sharku means "Old man" in [[Black Speech]]. He was possibly named like that due to his old age
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Sharku means "Old man" in [[Black Speech]].{{fact}}
 
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[[Category:Orcs from adaptations]]

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Sharku is a concept which has only appeared in an adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
This article is about the Orc from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. For the Orkish word, see sharkû.
Sharku
Orc
The Lord of the Rings - The Motion Picture Trilogy - Sharku.jpg
"Sharku" from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Biographical Information
AffiliationSaruman
Death Rohan
Physical Description
GenderMale
SteedWarg
GalleryImages of Sharku

Sharku was an Orc invented for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. He was played by Jed Brophy.

History

Sharku was one of the Warg-riders who ambushed the column of Rohan women and children retreating from Edoras to the safety of Helm's Deep. Théoden and his guard, with the help of Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli, fended off the attack. However, during the battle Aragorn got tangled in the harness of Sharku's Warg and both the beast and the ranger fell off a cliff. Sharku, mortally wounded, survived just long enough to gloat about Aragorn's (supposed) death to Legolas and Gimli.

Etymology

Sharku means "Old man" in Black Speech.[source?]