The Balrogs, or Balrogath ("Balrog-kind") were Maiar corrupted by Morgoth during the creation of Arda, who cloaked themselves in shadow and flame and carried whips and swords. Famed Balrogs include Gothmog, slain by Ecthelion, and Durin's Bane, slain by Olórin (Gandalf).

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least 7-B, likely 6-B | High 3-A

Origin: Lord of the Rings

Classification: Corrupted Maiar, Demon of the Ancient World, Valaraukar

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Flight, Regeneration (Low-Godly), Immortality (Types 1, 3 and 4), Shapeshifting, Size Alteration, Elemental Manipulation, Fire Manipulation, Magma Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, likely Fear Manipulation, Transmutation, Precognition, Intangibility and Non-Corporeality (At the very least in spirit form) | Intangibility and Non-Corporeality, Reality Warping, Conceptual Manipulation

Attack Potency: At least City level (Durin's Bane managed to do considerable damage to a large mountain during his fight with Gandalf. Durin's Bane is possibly one of the weaker, if not the weakest, Balrog, given that he fled from the War of Wrath), likely Country level (The Balrogs were consistently stated to be exceptionally powerful and dangerous, and should be comprable to the likes of Ossë) | High Universe level (The Maiar were like lesser Valar, having control over minor aspects of the universe, compared to their major ones)

Speed: Supersonic+ to High Hypersonic | Immeasurable (Existed in the Timeless Halls)

Lifting Strength: Likely Class T (The Ainur shaped the world, including the mountains. In the Anulindale Morgoth pulled down mountain ranges made by other Ainur, including, presumably, the Balrogs) | Immeasurable

Striking Strength: At least City Class, likely Country Class | High Universal

Durability: At least City level, likely Country level (Durin's Bane survived falling to lower Moria and having an incredibly long fight with Gandalf, who was one of the strongest servants of Manwe) | High Universe level

Stamina: High | Limitless

Range: Extended melee range with swords and whips | Universal+ (Had the same range as the Valar, just not the same power)

Standard Equipment: Swords and whips

Intelligence: Unknown

Weaknesses: Water to a limited extent | None notable

Key: Manifestation | True form


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