Shadow of War Has First Black Character in Lord of the Rings


Baranor, a key NPC in the series can be seen in the latest trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Monolith has now stated that the character will play a key role in the story, and the newly announced DLC “Desolation of Mordor” will tell his story.

No black characters were described in the Lord of the Rings books, or featured in the films or games until now, marking a progressive milestone for the fantasy universe.

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