The subject of this article originates from non-canonical sources.
To learn about what is considered "canon", see LOTR:Canon.
In TA 2941, Ferny was hired by Azog, along with the Squint to assassinate Thorin II Oakenshield and found him in Bree at The Prancing Pony but failed to kill him due to the appearance of Gandalf and had later left the inn by the time of the wizard's warning to Thorin about someone planning to murder him.
Portrayal in adaptations
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (first appearance)