Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power

How Long Do Elves & Dwarves Live in The Rings of Power?

Wondering how long elves and dwarves live for in the Rings of Power? Worry not, as we've got your back. Below, we explain all. Let's go!

With Amazon Studios’ long-awaited The Lord of the Rings prequel series making waves right now, a whole new generation of Tolkienites are being forged in the fires of Mount Doom. Yes, The Rings of Power is finally here, and fans are already busy at work dissecting every morsel of intel the new show offers. If you’re here, though, you’re likely curious as to how long elves and dwarves live in The Rings of Power. With that in mind, then, let’s get started.

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The Rings of Power – How Long Do Elves & Dwarves Live?

Elves are an immortal race in The Rings of Power, meaning they do not age as quickly as humans and do not die of old age like their mortal counterparts. Instead, elves can potentially live forever. Pretty cool, huh?

Here’s the rub, though. An elf can be killed in combat if they’re mortally wounded. In other words, it’s possible for elves to die, but if they steer clear of combat and keep themselves out of harm’s way, elves can potentially live in perpetuity.

Dwarves, on the other hand, are much like humans in that they’re mortal beings. This means that they do age and have a finite existence. Traditionally, dwarves live until they’re around 250-years-old. Some dwarves have been know to live to be 300-years-old, but it’s quite rare for this to happen.

So, that about wraps it up for today. We hope this helped to clue you in on how long elves and dwarves live in The Rings of Power. For more Rings of Power-related content, check out our guides on how old is Galadriel?, who is Morgoth?did Galadriel swim back to Middle-earth?what does Finrod whisper to Galadriel?, and are Sam and Frodo in The Rings of Power? Or alternatively, feel free to peruse the relevant links below.


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