Posted on Thursday, June 10th, 2021 by Hoai-Tran Bui
“The horn of Helm Hammerhand will sound in the deep one last time,” King Theoden of Rohan ominously spoke during the climax of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. And we’ll finally know the meaning of that prophecy with New Line and Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming animated film The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim, which will tell the story behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep.
But who are the Rohirrim? What was the war they fought? And what kind of name is Helm Hammerhand? Thanks to J.R.R. Tolkien’s extensive (and exhaustive) world-building, a lot of those answers are already provided. Here is The War of the Rohhirim, explained.