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Bilbo doesn't want to give Smaug his name for fear of evil spells, but he also doesn't want to refuse Smaug's request for fear of angering the dragon.

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What about Bilbo puzzles Smaug?

Smaug has never smelled anything like Bilbo and he cannot place it.

Explain how Bilbo begins to take a leadership role in their quest?

Bilbo takes it upon himself to save the dwarves while they are in distress. Bilbo saves to dwarves from the spiders and from the Elvenking's dungeon. Bilbo also takes a leadership role in trying to comprehend the riddle to open the door in the Mountain were Smaug lives.

Did Bilbo kill the dragon in the book?

No, Bilbo did not kill Smaug. In the novel and movie adaptations, Smaug is killed by Bard the Bowman.

What saying does Bilbo make after fleeing Smaug?

After he gets away from Smaug, Bilbo makes up a saying that would become a favorite of his. Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo, you fool.

Why is Bilbo afraid Smaug will attack Laketown?

because he tells smaug he is Barrel-rider

What puzzles smaug about Bilbo?

Smaug knows the smell of men and dwarves, but is unfamiliar with the scent of Hobbit.

How does Bilbo distract the dragon in The Hobbit?

Bilbo told Smaug a riddle to keep him distracted.

When does Bilbo retrieve the arkenstone?

He retrieves it when he is escaping Smaug

In The Hobbit could Smaug talk?

Yes, he could and he held a long conversation with Bilbo. Bilbo unknowingly gave a lot of information that he shouldn't have and Smaug revealed a weakness.

How does Bilbo get Smaug to reveal Smaug's weak spot?

He gets the dragon to brag about his jewel encrusted chest. When Smaug shows it off, Bilbo sees the unprotected spot.

Why is Bilbo called buries his friend alive?

Fictional. Bilbo says this to impress and confuse Smaug.

Why does Bilbo regret his comment about the Barrel-rider to Smaug?

Calling himself "Barrel-rider" told Smaug that the Lake men of Esgaroth were involved in the affair somehow, and caused his wrath to be unleashed on them.Bilbo is afraid that the dragon will figure out he came from the Long Lake and had the aid of the lake men.

What does Bilbo give to the Elvenking?

A necklace of emeralds from the treasure of Smaug.

3 turning points that changed Bilbo in the hobbit?

1. Bilbo is alone with Gollum while exchanging riddles (Gollum wants to eat him) 2. Bilbo is alone with Smaug trying to think of clever riddle names 3. Bilbo is alone with the spiders fighting them by himself

Who does Smaug tell Bilbo not to trust?

Smaug tells Bilbo not to trust dwarves:In return for the excellent meal [of the Company's ponies] I will give you one piece of advice for your good: don't have more to do with dwarves than you can help!Smaug-The Hobbit: "Inside Information"

How does Bilbo talk to smaug?

Bilbo speaks deferentially but cautiously to Smaug, but takes care never to say too much. Whenever Smaug asks a question, Bilbo replies with vague, riddle-like answers - - for example, giving himself many cryptic (to Smaug) titles, such as Barrel-Rider, Clue-Finder, the Stinging Fly, and the like). Bilbo knows that you should never come right out and deny a dragon an answer, but it's never a good idea to give away everything to one of them. Also, knowing that dragons love riddles, Bilbo is able to defuse Smaug's wrath for a time by keeping him busy puzzling over Bilbo's answers.

How does Bilbo steal Smaug's cup?

Bilbo snuck in very quietly and grabbed the cup while Smaug was asleep.

How were Bilbo and the dwarves warned about the approaching treasure hunting?

Bilbo was warned by the Elvenking about treasure hunting and the dangers of Smaug.

What about Bilbo confuses smaug?

It was his smell. Smaug had never encountered a hobbit before. He did not recognize the smell of him, but could tell that he had been with the dwarves.

What does smaug not recognize about Bilbo in The Hobbit?

Smaug doesn't recognize the scent of Hobbit, although he knows what dwarves and men smell like.

Where did Bilbo go in 'The Hobbit'?

Bilbo was hired by Thorin and his party of dwarves. They went to the Lonely Mountain. There Bilbo helped them retrieve their treasure from the dragon Smaug.

Did Smaug know he had a missing scale?

Yes AND no. Yes because when Thorin, Bilbo and the others went into his lair, he deliberately laid on his stomach on his treasure. Why else; to defend this weak spot! No because he forgot. Bilbo tricked Smaug twice into revealing it. The first was during his conversation with Bilbo. Smaug was very polite with Bilbo listening to his riddles. Convinced that Bilbo did not mean him any harm, Smaug rolled over on his back. Bilbo saw the spot where the scale was missing somewhere on Smaug's chest. The second time was when Smaug realised that Bilbo ran away with a golden two handled cup. This pushed Smaug's infuriation to its boiling point. He started destroying things and eating the dwarfs ponies and when he got to Long Lake, he was flying so high that the chink in Smaug's armor was visible. Bard the Bowman shot him in that very spot, Smaug didn't see it coming.

Who has the dwarves' treasure?

In the beginning it was Smaug , then in the end of The Hobbit , Bilbo gains it

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