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Back in mid-July an article was posted on Sf-Fan.de listing Hobbit character descriptions.  The site is in German, and the news is only now reaching TORn readers.  According to Herr-der-ringe-film.de, it is confirmed these are official descriptions from Warner Bros.  Some of them are nearly the same as the versions already released in English, either in photo captions or on the packaging of merchandise from Comic-Con, but many are for characters we have not seen yet, such as Radagast, Beorn, Thranduil, Azog, Bolg, and Tauriel.  A German-speaking member of TORn, Miruvorheron, has kindly translated them.  Below each, I’ve included the descriptions which we already have for comparison:

Like all hobbits Bilbo Baggins appreciates his comfortable life. He is completely satisfied with a full pantry and a good book. When the wizard Gandalf shows up unexpectedly with 13 dwarves and asks him to accompany him on a dangerous adventure, Bilbo’s life changes from scratch. He is initially skeptical, but because he is adventurous, he joins the group of Thorin Oakenshield and becomes the “master thief” they need to outwit a ferocious dragon and to bring back the stolen treasure of the dwarves. To everyone’s surprise – including his own – Bilbo turns out to be smarter and braver than the outward appearance would suggest.

[Description on Bridge Direct Comic-con exclusive Bilbo box: Like all Hobbits, Bilbo Baggins is fond of his comfortable existence; all he needs to be happy is a full pantry and a good book. When the Wizard Gandalf, and 13 Dwarves unexpectedly appear on Bilbo’s doorstep and invite him to join them on a dangerous adventure Bilbo’s life changes forever. Initially skeptical of the invitation, Bilbo’s spirit of adventure leads him to join the Company of Thorin Oakenshield and become the “burglar” required to complete their quest to outwit a ferocious dragon and reclaim the Dwarves’ stolen treasure. To everyone’s surprise, including his own, Bilbo’s wit and courage prove that there is indeed more to this Hobbit than meets the eye.]

As a young dwarf prince Thorin has witnessed the terrible devastation that has brought a fire-breathing dragon on the dwarf kingdom of Erebor. No one assisted the surviving dwarves – so the once proud and noble people had to go into exile. During the long years of misery Thorin grew into a strong, fearless fighter and revered leader. In his heart grew the burning desire to win back his homeland and destroy the beast, which is responsible for the plight of his people.

[Official via Bridge Direct]
As a young Dwarf prince, Thorin witnessed the destruction and terror wrought when a great fire-breathing Dragon attacked the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. When no-one came to the aid of the surviving Dwarves, a once proud and noble race was forced into exile. Now, as the strong, fearless fighter and respected leader of The Company of Dwarves, Thorin is determined to reclaim his homeland and destroy the beast that brought such misery upon his people.

Balin is a noble dwarf and one of the oldest members in the dwarf company. By nature wise and gentle, he had to get used to a military life, as he hovered constantly between life and death. As a close cousin of Thorin Oakenshield he is one of his closest and most trusted advisers. But deep in his heart the wisest and most faithful of the dwarves asks, whether it is wise to try to reclaim the Lonely Mountain.

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A descendant of nobility and a Dwarf Lord in his own right, Balin the Dwarf is one of the oldest members of The Company of Dwarves.  Wise and gentle by nature, he has been forced to live a life fraught with war and the ongoing struggle for survival.  Related to Thorin Oakenshield, Balin is one of his closest, most trusted advisers—but deep in his heart, this wisest and most loyal of Dwarves harbors troubling doubts about the wisdom of the Quest for the Lonely Mountain.

The famous warrior Dwalin does not keep his opinions to himself. Anyone who messes with him should be on guard. His belief in Thorin’s leadership is unshakable. The powerful, gruff warrior can dish it out and tends to distrust all non-dwarfs – primarily the Elves. He is proud, brave and one of the largest dwarves – he subordinates only to someone who he respects.

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Renowned as a great Warrior, Dwalin the Dwarf speaks his mind plainly and is not one to suffer fools lightly.  Fiercely loyal, he is Thorin Oakenshield’s staunchest supporter with an unshakable belief in his friend’s leadership.  A powerful and bruising fighter, Dwalin has a natural tendency to distrust anyone who is not a Dwarf and is particularly suspicious of Elves.  Proud, brave and one of the tallest of the Dwarves, Dwalin will bow to none but those who have earned his respect.

Fili is from the royal line of Durin and grew up under the watchful eye of his uncle Thorin Oakenshield. The brothers Fili and Kili are among the youngest in the group of dwarves. Fili has hardly traveled – he has never seen the legendary dwarf city of Erebor. For the experienced fighters the trip to the Lonely Mountain is an exciting adventure – he cannot imagine the least of the challenges and dangers that await him.

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Fili the Dwarf was born into the royal line of Durin and raised under the stern guardianship of his uncle, Thorin Oakenshield.  Along with his brother Kili, Fili is one of the youngest in The Company of Dwarves.  He has never traveled far, nor ever seen the fabled Dwarf City of Erebor.  A skilled fighter, Fili sets off on the adventure ahead with little idea of the challenges and dangers that lie before him.

Kili is Filis younger brother and the faithful nephew of Thorin Oakenshield. The airily and even careless Kili has lived a sheltered and carefree life until now. He looks good, has strong muscles and is well provided with the invincible courage of the youth. As a capable fighter and an excellent archer he is familiar with weapons since his early childhood. As one of the youngest in the dwarf company Kili wants to distinguish himself and make an impression.

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Younger brother to Fili the Dwarf, Kili the Dwarf is a loyal nephew to Thorin Oakenshield. Carefree and somewhat reckless, Kili has led a charmed and untroubled life to this point.  Handsome and physically able, Kili possesses the invincible courage of youth.  He is a skilled fighter and expert archer, having been trained with weapons from an early age.  As one of the youngest in The Company of Dwarves, Kili is determined to make his mark and prove his worth.

The sympathetic Bofur has the terrible habit to utter self-evident things – he babbles off without thinking. Bofur appreciates music and has a good singing voice, he gets into good food and good company, and above all, he remains optimistic in every situation. He is not particularly brave, but comes to everybody’s aid when it is needed – above all, he supports his friends. With his brother Bombur and his cousin Bifur he accompanies the companions to lonely mountain, because he wants to make his fortune. He has also heard that there is free beer.

Bifur is from the west, and carries the rusted remains of an orc ax in his forehead. Since this he cannot speak anymore, and sometimes he gets violent! He communicates only through grunts and hand signals. Unlike the other dwarves in the company he is not related to Thorin and also does not come from a noble lineage, but is a descendant of miners and blacksmiths – ordinary people with simple needs.

Bofurs brother and Bifurs cousin is the chef cook of the dwarf host. His huge size and his voracious appetite often bring problems with them – but the company like himself can laugh at it heartily. Although he’s fat, he proves to be a surprisingly agile fighter – woe to those that keep him from his dinner!

[Official via TORn: While most of the Company of Thorin Oakensheild is related to the royal and noble line of Durin, Bofur, his brother Bombur and their cousin Bifur most definitely are…not. Born and bred in the West, descendants of coal miners and iron workers, they have joined the Quest for the Lonely Mountain partly to seek their fortune and partly because they were told the beer was free.]

Of all the fellows in the dwarf company heading out to the Lonely Mountain, Gloin is the loudest and most stubborn – fearless, he is questioning all authority. He has a quick temper, but is also strong, courageous and loyal. Gloin is one of the few married dwarves in the group (basically, there is a lack of female dwarfs). His wife is a famous beauty with a very fine beard. Gloin is the proud father of a young son named Gimli, who later becomes one of the famous Fellowship of the Ring.

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Of all the members of The Company of Dwarves who set out on the Quest to The Lonely Mountain, Gloin the Dwarf is the most outspoken and opinionated and is not afraid to challenge authroity. He has a tendency to be quick-tempereed, but he is also strong, brave, and loyal.  Gloin is one of the only married Dwarves in the Company (there being a shortage of female Dwaves in general). His wife is an acclaimed beauty with a partiuclarly fine beard.  Gloin is also the proud father of a young son, Gimli the Dwarf, who will later grow up to become part of the famous Fellowship of the Ring.

This courageous dwarf from the north is like his brother Gloin a distant cousin of Thorin Oakenshield. They are members of Thorin & Co., because they feel obligated to their relatives, and because they have invested a considerable sum of money into the company. Oin is very well read, likes to ask questions, is the healer of the crowd and in doing so uses self mixed up ointments.

[Official via TORn: Distant cousins of Thorin Oakenshield, these two doughty Northern Dwarves join the Company out of a sense of loyalty to their kin, and also because they have a substantial sum of money invested in the venture. Along with Bombur, Gloin is the only other married Dwarf in the Company (there being a shortage of female dwarves in general). His wife is an acclaimed beauty with a particularly fine beard. Gloin is the proud father of a young son, Gimli, who will go on to become part of the famous Fellowship of the Ring.]

Dori is distantly related to Thorin Oakenshield and the is the elder brother of Nori and Ori. Dori is the strongest dwarf in the company and spends most of his time taking care of Ori, the youngest, so that he does not get a cold or is killed by the Orcs and Wargs. He is an eternal pessimist and always prepared for the worst – yet he is always ready to put his life on the line in order to fulfill his mission.

Of all the companions in Thorin Oakenshield’s company Nori is the most difficult to categorize. Again and again he comes into conflict with the dwarf authorities. Because he thinks it is necessary to leave his residence, he is at once ready to join the journey to the Lonely Mountain, since he does not understand that the problems that lie ahead of him are much more serious than the ones he wants to escape. No one really knows what Nori leads up to, except that it is risky and probably illegal. Dori, Nori and Ori hold unswervingly faithful together. Among themselves they are quarreling continually, but beware if anyone should dare to inflict any harm to one of the brothers!

The younger brother of Dori and Nori is artistically gifted – often we see how he draws or writes in his diary. Ori wrote a large part of the chronicle of the journey through Wilderland to the shores of Long Lake and the slopes of Lonely Mountain. Ori is polite, well educated and accustomed to being pushed around by his older brother Dori. Normally, he is obedient, but sometimes he surprises his companions with his courage and his determination.

[Official via TORn: These three brothers, all sons of the same mother, could not be more different from each other. Dori, the oldest, spends much of his time watching out for Ori, the youngest; making sure he’s not caught a chill or got himself killed by Wargs or Goblins. Nobody quite knows what Nori gets up to most of the time, except that it’s guaranteed to be dodgy and quite probably, illegal. Dori, Nori and Ori are intensely loyal to each other – and whilst they are perfectly happy fighting amongst themselves, woe-betide anyone who means harm to one of these brothers.]

The German descriptions include more information for some of the dwarves, and in the case of Oin, it matches the details revealed in the sidebar of the July Entertainment Weekly article.  As for the characters we have not been given official notes for, some are as expected, but others (Azog in particular) hint at potentially massive deviations from the canon.  For more about the issue of Azog, stay tuned for my upcoming post.

Gandalf is one of the most powerful wizards in Middle Earth. He participates in the mission to free the dwarf kingdom of Erebor and retrieve the vast treasure which is guarded there in stone halls by the fire-breathing dragon Smaug the Terrible. On his way Gandalf finds indication that the world could be haunted by an ancient evil. To get to the truth of the matter, Gandalf has to leave his companions on their own devices – his own path leads him into the darkest corners of Middle-earth, where he found his worst suspicions confirmed.

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One of the most powerful Wizards in all Middle-earth, Gandalf the Grey joins the quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor and the great treasure that lies within its stone halls from a fire-breathing dragon, Smaug the Terrible.  Along the way, Gandalf finds evidence that an ancient evil may have found its way back into the world.  In order to uncover the truth, Gandalf must leaves his companions to fend for themselves—a journey that will take him into darkest corners of Middle-earth where his worst suspicions are confirmed.

Radagast is forgetful, seems to be slightly absent-minded and very eccentric. He talks preferably with animals than with people. As a magician colleague and friend of Gandalf the Grey Radagast is one of the guardians of the great forests of Middle-earth. Often you meet him on his walks through the woods near his strange little house called Rhosgobel. The little wizard senses impending doom, because not everything is as it should be in the dark corners of Mirkwood.

The venerable and mighty Saruman belongs with four other wizards to the Guardians of Middle Earth that care for order and balance in the world. Especially Saruman arranges the fate of the free nations at his own discretion. As head of the White Council, he fears with growing unease that Gandalf the Grey and Thorin Oakenshield’s companions could mess up his careful calculations. Saruman is indeed very old and wise but gives in to his subliminal weakness and is greedy for power – a greed that ultimately produces the most deadly of all unions.

Elrond is one of the oldest and wisest Elves who still live in Middle Earth. He is the Lord of Rivendell, the last homely house east of the Sea. Thorin & Co. stay only for a short time in Rivendell, but Elrond offers Bilbo and the dwarves lodging and food. The dwarves have a natural aversion to the Elves, but accept their help gladly. Elrond responded suspiciously to the dwarves’ project to reclaim their stolen treasure, but he gives those secret information that Gandalf and Thorin need to reach the Lonely Mountain.

Galadriel is the oldest of the remaining elves in Middle-earth and has the gift of foresight. As the signs are increasing that doom threatens Middle-earth, she secretly supports Gandalf in his mission to track down the cause of evil. Galadriel knows of course that the Fellowship must succeed if the evil power shall not win the upper hand and the darkness dominates everything.

The mighty Elf-lord and legendary warrior Thranduil is Legolas ‘s father. As King of the Woodland Realm he rules over the north of a large forest area, once known as the Green Forest that now bears the ominous name Mirkwood. During the long years of darkness Thranduil has increasingly isolated from the outside world – he cares only about his own people. An ancient, bitter feud led to the situation that he basically rejects all dwarves – and especially a certain dwarf, namely Thorin Oakenshield.

Legolas is the Prince of the Woodland Realm and a high elf like his father Thranduil. However, you meet him rarely at the royal court – much rather he patrols the area with the forest guards of the Woodelves. The large and slim versed fighter is absolutely loyal to his father and his people. But the events of the outside world by now leave traces in the isolated world of the Woodelves. Because he sees the disaster coming, Legolas faces the choice to follow either his father or his conscience.

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Although a Prince of the Woodland Realm and a High Elf, like his father Thranduil, Legolas is more likely to be found patrolling the forest alongside the Sylvan Elves of the Woodland Guard than in the Court of the King.  Tall and lithe, he is a lethal fighter and fiercely loyal to his father and his people; however, events in the outside world have begun to encroach upon the insular world of the Wood Elves.  A growing sense of foreboding forces Legolas to choose between the will of his father and his own conscience.

The female Woodelf of Mirkwood is as dangerous as beautiful. As a charge of King Thranduil and commander of the Woodland Realm protection troops Tauriel is very opinionated and passionate about representing what she thinks is right. The great warrior proves herself with the use of her two daggers and bows and arrows. Like Legolas, Tauriel turns to be extremely quick and agile in battle. She has lived for hundreds of years in Middle-earth, but is still one of the youngest of the Elves and has rarely ventured out of the great forest.

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A Sylvan Elf, this Daughter of Mirkwood is as deadly as she is beautiful.  A favorite of King Thranduil and Captain of the Woodland Guard, it is her job to follow the orders of the King without question.  However, Tauriel has a strong will and unyielding passion for what she believes is right.  An expert fighter, her signature weapons include twin daggers and a bow and arrow.  Like Legolas, Tauriel is extremely fast and agile in battle.  Although she has lived for many hundreds of years in Middle-earth, she remains one of the youngest of the Elven folk, and has rarely ventured beyond the borders of the great forest.

Tom, Bert and William are trolls who have settled in the Trollshaws and pillage and eat everything that crosses their path. As Thorin & Co. inadvertently disturb their evening meal, the trolls capture Bilbo and the dwarf band and begin immediately to make a feast out of them – they have no idea that Bilbo and his friends will hardly accept this without a fight.

The Goblin King is a huge, grotesquely bloated monster that in the years of his tyrannical rule over the miserable inhabitants of the Goblin town grew fat and flabby. The Goblin town is a collection of skew-whiff ramshackle huts deep in the caves of the Misty Mountains. He commands a bunch of foul, polluted, with scars and ulcers studded goblins. Basically, they are bandits, they live by what they can pick up from passengers on the passes through the mountains. The Goblin King and his followers manage to capture Bilbo and the dwarves. The Goblin King is more wily and smarter than it seems. He takes pleasure in torturing his prisoners – he almost succeeds to finish off Thorin Oakenshield and his companions.

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The Goblin King is a giant, vain, grotesque creature, grown fat and flabby through years of tyrannical rule over the wretched inhabitants of Goblin Town—a ramshackle collection of slums located deep in the caverns of the Misty Mountains.  He lords over a horde of twisted and diseased Goblins covered in scars and sores.  Scavengers at heart, living off whatever travelers they can waylay in the high passes of the mountains, the Goblin King and his minions manage to capture Bilbo and the Dwarves.  More cunning and knowing than his appearance would suggest, the Great Goblin delights in tormenting his captives and very nearly manages to bring the Company of Thorin Oakenshield to a nasty end.

Grinnah is the interrogation specialist of the goblins. He ensures that Thorin & Co. are brought before the Goblin King. He constantly carries a barbed whip and takes every opportunity to use it. Although cunning and vicious, he is like all goblins basically a coward. Fawning and obsequious, he serves his master, the rich and moody Goblin King, but secretly he despises him.

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Chief interrogator of the Goblins, it is Grinnah who ensures that Thorin Oakenshield and Company are brought before the Great Goblin. With his spiked whip in hand, Grinnah revels in every chance he gets to use it. Although cunning and vicious, he is, like all Orcs, a coward at heart. Obsequious and fawning, in secret he loathes his master, the fat and capricious Great Goblin King.

It was said that Azog the Desecrator fell many years ago in the great battle between the Orcs and the Dwarves. But now he appears again at the top of a deadly horde of killer orcs. For Gandalf begins a race against time because he has to figure out the connection between the most dangerous orc commander and the growing evil, which takes shape in the ruins of the fortress of Dol Guldur. One thing is totally clear: no one will deter Azog from his intention to destroy Thorin Oakenshield’s companions to the last dwarf.

The exceedingly cruel orc Fimbul is one of Azog’s master hunters. He commands a horde of warg riders who trace their victims in the saddle of their gigantic wolf beasts. Fimbul has taken up the scent of Thorin Oakenshield & Co. and will catch the dwarves before they reach the Lonely Mountain.

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One of Azog’s master hunters, Fimbul is a particularly vicious Orc. Leader of the pack of Warg riders who hunt down their victims astride giant wolf-beasts Fimbul has picked up the scent of the Company of Thorin Oakenshield and is intent on tracking down the Dwarves before they can reach the Lonely Mountain.

Bolg is the offspring of Azog the Desecarator – like his father, he is huge pale orc. He is the overseer in the dungeons of Dol Guldur – torturing is his hobby. He garnishes his armor with the bones and the blood of his victims. This husky Orc fears nothing and nobody – until he suddenly meets an unexpected opponent.

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The spawn of Azog the Defiler, Bolg, like his sire, is a giant, pale Orc.  Keeper of the dungeons of Dol Guldur, Bolg takes pleasure in torture—his armour is embellished with the bones and blood of his victims. Powerfully built, this Orc is afraid of nothing and no-one—that is, until he comes up against a surprising foe.

Gollum was once a Hobbit-like creature named Smeagol – body and soul have been poisoned by a small, plain gold ring, which he hid in a gloomy cave in the Misty Mountains. Gollum does not know what is going on with “his treasure” – but he realizes that it is more valuable than his life. After the chance encounter with a strange enemy Gollum realizes that he has lost “his treasure”, and rightly concludes: The hobbit Bilbo Baggins of the Shire has stolen it. So begins the hunt over mountains and through deserts that takes years and costs many lives, until in the end this miserable creature holds the fate of Middle-earth in his hand.

The gigantic Beorn is the last of the ancient people of the skin changer: He can transform into a huge bear-like creature. He lives alone, only tolerates the company of his beloved animals and does not appreciate any visitors – especially not dwarfs. Gandalf knows that the companions have to take the risk and ask Beorn for help, because otherwise they will hardly survive their journey through Wilderland.

The ancient Great Eagles of the Misty Mountains are huge birds of prey, led by Gwaihir, the Windlord. The wild and dangerous animals owe nothing to anyone. Just because they hold true to Gandalf, the giant birds come to the aid of Bilbo and the dwarves in order to save them in last minute from the claws of a deadly enemy.

The huge, fierce, wolf-like monsters are among the most fearsome predators in whole Middle-earth. The Orcs breed the Wargs to hunt in packs and to ride on their backs into battle. The most dangerous of these beings is the White Warg, a giant she-wolf, which the huge pale orc Azog the Desecrator is riding.

In the course of many years, giant spiders nestled in the once peaceful Greenwood and helped that he got the eerie name Mirkwood. It is believed that these creatures are the offspring of the monstrous Shelob the Great. They devour unfortunate travelers who go astray in the forest. But when the big spiders catch a company of dwarves in their webs, they suddenly have to deal with an unusual, unseen opponent whose sting is even longer than her own!

And if these bits of info aren’t enough to chew on, here is a list which SimionSmallEye snagged from somewhere on the net [update 9/1/12: According to TORn, this list is a forgery] of upcoming releases from the tabletop miniature company Games Workshop (which will be making Hobbit miniatures based on the films).  Simion writes:

[The full list can be found at http://pastebin.com/9EC3qw3b with additional information. I made the list a little bit more readable and deleted all the releases that are not related to the movies. There will be the following boxes in the next years:

Dwarves: Kili & Fili & Longbeard Archers
Dwarves: Bombur with Kettle
Dwarves: Drogo Baggins & The Tavern Maid
Dwarves: Dáin & Iron Hill Berserkers
Dwarves: King Thráin & Longbeard Vanguard
Dwarves: Young Thorin & Longbeard Mattockguard
Dwarves: King Thrór
Dwarves: Dragon Mithril Company of Dwarves
Dwarves: Dáin Ironfoot & Iron Hill Boar Riders
Dwarves: Dís, Mother of Kili and Fili
Dwarves: Gimli (Stubble)
Dwarves: Samwise Gamgee (Red Book)

Wargs: Dire Warg
Wargs: Grinnah & Mirkwood Werewolves
Wargs: Feral Wolf Pack
Wargs: The Werebeast
Wargs: Lagdush & Orc Wolfcloak Warriors
Wargs: Narzug & Orc Warg-Riders
Wargs: Dol Guldur Orc Overlords
Wargs: Orc Chieftain on Warg
Wargs: Orc Wolfbone Shaman

Dol Guldur: Leaping Spiders / Shiverfang Spiders
Dol Guldur: Spiderlings
Dol Guldur: The Willowhags
Dol Guldur: Bloodwraiths
Dol Guldur: Gwethil
Dol Guldur: The Necromancer / Flesh Avatar
Dol Guldur: Narzug & Orc Summoner Coven
Dol Guldur: Tomb Wights
Dol Guldur: Mounted Tomb Wights
Dol Guldur: Saruman & The Ringwraiths
Dol Guldur: Vampire Bat Swarms

White Council: Mounted Rivendell Nobles
White Council: Lindir the Harper
White Council: Arwen & Estel
White Council: Galadriel (Barrel)
White Council: Radagast with Roäc & Swoop
White Council: Galadriel (Water Steed)
White Council: The War Council
White Council: Galadriel & Lórien Drumhooves
White Council: Chief Aravir & Dúnedain Rangers
White Council: Dúnedain Runecaster
White Council: Elrond & Rivendell Spearguard
White Council: Elros & Rivendell Outriders
White Council: Radagast’s Chariot / Spellfire Cart
White Council: Cirdan the Shipwright

Mountain Orcs: Azog & Orc Needlers
Mountain Orcs: Azog (Wounded)
Mountain Orcs: Bolg & Great Goblin Bodyguard
Mountain Orcs: Armoured Hill-Trolls / Frenzied Trolls
Mountain Orcs: Orc Stone Thrower

Men of Esgaroth: King Girion
Men of Esgaroth: Fram the Watchman
Men of Esgaroth: The Master of Lake-Town
Men of Esgaroth: Bard & Greystreak Bowmen
Men of Esgaroth: Bain & Quickstrings Gang / Trout Guild Militia
Men of Esgaroth: Alfrid & Loyal Town Guard
Men of Esgaroth: Garf & Footsoldiers of the Dale

Grey Mountain Dragons: Fire-wyrms
Grey Mountain Dragons: Braga & Goldscale Worshippers
Grey Mountain Dragons: Venomblade Assassin
Grey Mountain Dragons: Goldscale Priest
Grey Mountain Dragons: Bofur on Cold-Drake
Grey Mountain Dragons: Dragon Thrall
Grey Mountain Dragons: Money Bags & Hired Knives
Grey Mountain Dragons: Fell Hatchlings

Beornings: Woodmen Healer
Beornings: Fair Daughter
Beornings: Meneldor & Swiftbeak Flock
Beornings: Gorm & Woodmen Axethrowers / Skin-Changers
Beornings: Whisperbark / Gnarlfir
Beornings: Black Bear Pack
Beornings: Enraged Beorn
Beornings: Grimbeorn (Greataxe)

Silvan Elves: Legolas & Mirkwood Fire Archers
Silvan Elves: Mirkwood Warhost
Silvan Elves: King Thranduil (Battle Garb)
Silvan Elves: Tauriel (Mounted)
Silvan Elves: Castellan Amroth

Adventure: Gandalf’s Quest
Adventure: The Battle at the East Gate
Adventure: The Fall of Dale
Adventure: The Belltower
Adventure: A Thief in the Night
Adventure: The Clearing of Foul Roots
Adventure: Assault on the Barrows
Adventure: Clash of the Beasts
Adventure: The Last Stand
Adventure: The Raven Hill
Adventure: Thorin’s Folly
Adventure: The Battle of Five Armies
Adventure: Breaking the Siege
Adventure: Revenge of the Goblin King
Adventure: Blacksoil Slope
Adventure: The Final Onslaught
Adventure: The Clouds Burst
Adventure: The Ritual
Adventure: The Haunted Tombs
Adventure: The Blight Breach
Adventure: Gollum’s Escape

don’t fit into the naming pattern:
Frodo with Red Book
Smaug the Golden
Gandalf (Dual Sword)
Turin, The Dragonslayer]

Announcement of Hobbit miniatures from Games Workshop in the pages of White Dwarf