What happened to the trolls in The Hobbit when they captured the dwarves?

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Well, as the three trolls were debating how to cook their supper, Gandalf came along and kept them arguing and fighting about whether to stew, jelly, roast, or boil the dwarves until dawn. When the first rays of sunlight touched the trolls, they turned to stone.
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What are the names of the dwarves in The Hobbit?

Fili, Kili, Oin, Gloin, Thorin Oakenshield, Dwalin, Balin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Dori, Nori, and Ori. The two youngest are Fili and Kili. Thorin is royalty. Thorin dies in the Battle of Five Armies. Fili and Kili, brothers, are Thorin's sister, Dis' children. Hence they are his nephews. They d ( Full Answer )

What are the differences between Dwarves and Hobbits?

Hobbits are smaller, tend to be curly-haired, dress 'chiefly in green and yellow', have hairy feet with thick soles, and live in hobbit-holes. Dwarves are slightly bigger, usually bearded, and live in mountains. Dwarves are miners and stone-workers and they like gold. Hobbits like eating and smoking ( Full Answer )

What are some characteristics of dwarves in 'The Hobbit'?

J.R.R.Tolkien described the dwarves in â??The Hobbitâ?? as somewhatcomedic and bumbling rather than previous incarnations where he haddescribed them as evil. They are also shown to be honorable andhumble but a bit money-grubbing when it came to gold.

The Dwarves story in The Hobbit?

Their mountain was besieged and set aflame by Smaug the Golden, and now they have wandered across Eriador, wanting revenge on the dragon.

What happens in 'The Hobbit' when Bilbo meets the trolls?

the trolls capture all the dwarves but not Bilbo b/c he his smaller so he hides then the trolls argue about what to do w/ the dwarves and how to eat them then gandalf (who had left them a while ago) comes back and imitates the troll to keep them arguing until morning and they get turned to stone

How many dwarves are there in 'The Hobbit'?

13 Dwarves: . Thorin Oakenshield (their leader) . Balin . Dwalin . Fíli . Kíli . Dori . Nori . Ori . Oin . Glóin . Bifur . Bofur . Bombur that's if you only include memeber's of Thorin's party, by the time of the battle of five armies there are a considerably larger numb ( Full Answer )

What colors are the dwarves' beards in The Hobbit?

Dwalin: Blue beard tucked into a golden belt.. Balin: White beard, as he is "very old.". Fili: Yellow beard. Kili: Yellow beard. Dori: Not Given (N/G). Nori: N/G. Ori: N/G. Oin: N/G. Gloin: N/G. Bifur: N/G. Bofur: N/G. Bombur: N/G. Thorin Oakenshield: Very long beard, presumably white or ( Full Answer )

Who captured the dwarves in The Hobbit Chapter 9?

In Chapter 9 of The Hobbit, the dwarves were captured by the elves. They had just escaped from the spiders in the previous chapter and were wandering around the forest. They were hungry and looking for food when they encountered the elves' feasting in the woods. After several failed attempts to ' ( Full Answer )

What happens to Thorin when the rest of the dwarves are captured by spiders?

He stepped into one of the enchanted circles around an Elf-made campfire in the woods and fell into a magical sleep. The fire was magically extinguished as soon as he stepped into the cirle, throwing the area into complete darkness. The other dwarves and Bilbo stuck together but no one grabbed Thori ( Full Answer )

Are there any female dwarves in The Hobbit?

Not really. There is mention of only one, and that would be "The sons of my father's daughter," answered Thorin, "Fili and Kili of the race of Durin, . . . " . The dwarven females are rarely talked about and even less rarely seen. It is said that even if you met one you probably would not know it ( Full Answer )

What are trolls in The Hobbit?

Huge creatures that evolved from stone in the mountains. When they are exposed to sunlight, they turn back to stone. They are not nice.

What were the terms of the dwarves' contract in The Hobbit?

Terms: . cash on delivery, up to and not exceeding one fourteenth of total profits (if any);. all traveling expenses guaranteed in any event;. funeral expenses to be defrayed by us or our representatives, if occasion arises and the matter is not otherwise arranged for. .

In 'The Hobbit' how does Bilbo rescue the dwarves?

Bilbo rescues the dwarves from the spiders and from the dungeons of the elf king. He threw rocks and used his knife to drive off the spiders and cut them free. He stole the keys and unlocked the dungeons before putting the dwarves into barrels and floating them to freedom. And he gets them too close ( Full Answer )

Who took the dwarves prisoner and why in 'The Hobbit'?

The Dwarves were taken prisoner four times in The Hobbit: . The Trolls bagged them . The Goblins chained them up . The spiders in Mirkwood bound them up in webbing . The Elf King put them in the dungeon

What are dwarves in The Hobbit?

Dwarves are the oldest race on middle Earth, created by a Valar(the higher of the two orders of angels, assistants to the creatorEru Iluvatar himself) called Aulë. Aulë was impatient, and did notwant to wait for Iluvatar's creations, wanting something he couldteach his skills to. Though admoni ( Full Answer )

What do the dwarves and Bilbo take from trolls?

They take two swords and a large knife from the cache. They later discover the two swords are elven blades, Beater and Biter. The large knife becomes Bilbo's Sting. And they bury gold and silver that the trolls had stolen.

How did the 13 dwarves in 'The Hobbit' die?

Only three of the dwarves died in The Hobbit, Thorin, Fíli andKíli. Thorin was injured during the Battle of the Five Armies andlater died as a result of his injuries, and Fíli and Kíli dieddefending Thorin. The deaths of the other 10:- . Balin died in 2994 in an attempt to retake Mori ( Full Answer )

How did the dwarves get captured by trolls in The Hobbit?

They had sent Biblo to investigate a nearby campsite which happened to have been occupied by trolls. Biblo got caught and eventually the dwarves came to rescue him. When they came they got captured by the trolls.

Why are the dwarves imprisoned in The Hobbit?

The Elves felt they were being attacked and responded in kind. Since Thorin refused to tell them why he was in their realm, for fear they would want some of the treasure (he coveted the Arkenstone and feared others would try to take it), they decided to imprison him just to be safe. The Elves distru ( Full Answer )

What were all fifteen dwarves in 'The Hobbit'?

There were 13 primary dwarves named in 'The Hobbit.' Oin Gloin Balin Dwalin Fili Kili Dori Ori Nori Thorin Oakenshield Bifur Bofur Bombur There were three others mentioned by name, Thrain and Thror, Thorin's father and grandfather and Dain, his cousin. And there were at ( Full Answer )

Who were the 13 dwarves in 'The Hobbit'?

Dwalin, Balin, Kili and Fili, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, and Gloin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, and especially Thorin. In that specific order they came to Bilbo's door.

What are the dwarves weapons in The Hobbit?

The "Hobbit" does not say what exact weapons each of the dwarves carried on their journey, bit more than likely some of them carried axes and some swords. Answer: Mostly axes and swords.

How many dwarves are in 'The Hobbit'?

Bilbo the Hobbit and Gandalf the Wizard are accompanied by 13 dwarves: Thorin Oakenshield, Balin and Dwalin, Kili and Fili (Thorin's nephews), Ori, Nori and Dori, Oin and Gloin (the father of Gimli the Dwarf in the Lord of the Rings), Bifur, Bofur and Bombur. There are many other dwarves in the stor ( Full Answer )

How do Bilbo and the dwarves get rid of the trolls?

Gandalf stalled them by making them argue with each other until the sun came up. When the sun comes up trolls need to be in a cave or in a hole because they turn to stone when the sun hits them.

How were the dwarves in danger from the trolls in The Hobbit?

Which trolls? The cave trolls at the beginning wanted to eat Bilbo and Company. The stone tolls later on where playing ball during the thunderstorm when Bilbo and Co. were trying to pass through the Misty Mountains. Stone trolls aren't very good shots and were using huge boulders, making the passage ( Full Answer )

What do dwarves think of the elves in The Hobbit?

Generally speaking, they don't trust them. The issue is that Elvesare slow to decide and place little value on material wealth. Elvestend to rely a lot on one another, living very cimmunally, whichis, essentially, the opposite of the Dwarves.

What are the qualities of the dwarves on The Hobbit?

Tolkien's dwarfs are short and stout, broad and barrel chested, and they have long beards and large noses, hands and feet. They are a distrustful people, mainly because they are paranoid that people will try to steal from them. They are deeply greedy and fiercely loyal, especially to family - to the ( Full Answer )

What are the names of the sword captured from the trolls and what do they signify in The Hobbit?

The swords taken from the troll hoard were: Glamdring - The name means "Foe Hammer" and it was forged in the first age for Turgon, the Elven King of Gondolin. It was lost when Turgon was killed and Gondolin sacked. Orcrist - The name means "Goblin Cleaver" and it was also forged in the first a ( Full Answer )

Who of the dwarves died in The Hobbit end?

Protagonist casualties during the Battle of Five Armies at the end of the book 'The Hobbit' are Thorin Oakenshield and his nephews Fili and Kili.