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Landroval was one of the Great Eagles of Middle-earth and the brother of Gwaihir the Windlord.


Landroval was a descendant of Thorondor. It was said that Landroval and his brother Gwaihir helped Thorondor rescue Beren and Luthien from Angband.[1]

During the Third Age, it is possible that Landroval fought in the Battle of the Five Armies with the other Great Eagles.[2]

Landroval assisted Gwaihir in his many associations with Gandalf and his companions. He was present at the Battle of the Black Gate, swooping to attack the Nazgûl on their fell beasts. Together with Gandalf, Gwaihir and Meneldor, he also rescued Frodo Baggins and Sam Gamgee from Mordor after the completion of the Quest of the Ring.[3]


The name Landroval is Sindarin and means "Broad Wing", derived from the words land ("broad") and roval ("pinion, wing").[citation needed]

Portrayals in adaptations

Landroval in The Lord of the Rings Online

  • In The Lord of the Rings Online Landroval and his brothers appear at several points throughout the game. The player first meet him and Meneldor in the Wailing Hills south of Lothlorien where they help the Eagles deal with an infestastion of spiders. After their participation in the Battle of the Morannon, the player meets the Eagles once again then they reach the Carrock. The player later encounters Landroval once again the Wells of Anduin.


Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ላንድሮቫል
Arabic لاندروفال
Armenian Լանդրովալ
Bengali ল্যান্ডরোভাল
Bulgarian Cyrillic Ландровал
Chinese (Hong Kong) 蘭楚瓦
Greek Λανδρουαλ
Gujarati લેન્ડ્રોવલ
Hebrew לאנדרובאל
Hindi ळन्द्रोवल
Japanese ランドロバル
Kannada ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ರೋವಲ್
Kazakh Ландровал (Cyrillic) Landroval (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Ландровал
Macedonian Cyrillic Ландровал
Marathi लँड्रोलाल
Mongolian Cyrillic Ландровал
Persian لندرووال
Polish Landrowal
Punjabi ਲੈਂਡਰੋਵਲ
Russian Ландроваль
Serbian Ландровал (Cyrillic) Landroval (Latin)
Sinhalese ලැන්ඩවල්
Tajik Cyrillic Ландровал
Tamil லன்ட்ராவல்
Telugu లందరొవల్
Ukrainian Cyrillic Ландровал
Urdu لانڈرووال
Yiddish לאַנדראָװאַל