Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 10 STR 0 11- 100kg; 2d6 17 DEX 21 12- OCV: 6/DCV: 6 15 CON 10 12- 12 BODY 4 12- 11 INT 1 11- PER Roll 11- 13 EGO 6 12- ECV: 4 10 PRE 0 11- PRE Attack: 2d6 6 COM -2 10- 4 PD 2 Total: 4 PD/2 PDr 3 ED 0 Total: 3 ED/2 EDr 3 SPD 3 Phases: 4, 8, 12 5 REC 0 38 END 4 25 STUN 0 Total Characteristics Cost: 50 Movement: Running: 7"/14" Swimming: 4"/8" Cost Powers & Skills Combat Training: 6 Combat Skill Levels: +3 OCV with Choke Hold Underground Dweller Powers: 12 Bite: HKA: 1d6 (1 1/2d6 with STR), Reduced Penetration (-1/4), END 1 12 Choke Hold: HA: 2d6, NND [DEF: Rigid Neck Armor] (+1), END 1 2 Tough Skin: Damage Resistance (2 PD/2 ED) 2 Running: +1", (Total: 7"), END 1 2 Swimming: +2" (Total: 4"), END 1 13 Clinging: 20 STR 5 Infrared Vision 10 Tracking Scent 3 Ultrasonic Hearing 5 Ultraviolet Vision Background Skills: 3 Talent: Bump Of Direction 2 AK: Cirith Ungol 11- 2 AK: Gladden Fields 11- 3 AK: Moria 12- 2 AK: Rhovanion 11- 3 Breakfall 12- 7 Climbing 14- 3 Concealment 11- 3 Contortionist 12- 0 Hobbitish (Native Accent) 11 Shadowing 15- 13 Stealth 17- 3 Survival 11- 1 TF: Boats 7 Tracking 13- 1 Westron (Basic Conv.) 136 Total Powers & Skills Cost 186 Total Character Cost 75+ Disadvantages 15 Distinctive Features: Pitiful Monster; Concealable 10 Hunted: Elves and Rangers (MoPow, Mild) 8- Psychological Limitation: 10 Fear of Bright Lights (Uncommon, Strong) 10 Fear of Elven Items (Uncommon, Strong) 25 Lust for the One Ring (Very Common, Total) 15 Split Personality (Common, Strong) 5 Reputation: Murderous (8-) 10 Unluck: 2d6 10 Vulnerability: Bright Lights and Elven Weapons: 2x Effect 1 Experience 186 Total Disadvantage Points
Gollum was born the hobbit SmÈagol in the small Stoor community of the Gladden Fields in Third Age 2430. In about 2463, he and his twin brother DÈagol found (or were found by) the One Ring, which Isildur had lost there two and a half milennia before. Overcome by the power of the Ring, SmÈagol murdered DÈagol. His evil ways soon caused the Stoors to drive him out and he took refuge in the Misty Mountains.
There he lived alone, using the Ring's properties to murder orcs and live off of fish for five hundred years. The Ring 'stretched out' his life, breaking his mind and turning him into the pitiful monster Bilbo encountered and took the Ring from in 2941. Despite his fear of the Sun and the Moon and his hatred of other living things, Gollum emerged from under the Mountains, seeking "the Baggins", whom he suspected had his "Precious", the One Ring.
Sometime around 3010, Gollum was captured by servants of Sauron, and Sauron learned of hobbits and "the Baggins" and knew that the One Ring had been found. Sauron released Gollum in 3017, sending him to seek the Ring. Gollum was captured by Aragorn, who turned him over to Gandalf, who gave him to the elves of Thranduil's realm for safekeeping. Gollum escaped during a raid on the elves by the forces of Dol Guldur and began to search for the Ring.
He met up with the Fellowship outside the West Gate of Khazad-D˚m and followed the Fellowship through Moria and Lorien. He was captured by Sam and Frodo in the Emyn Muil. To prevent Sauron from recovering the Ring, which he desired for himself, Gollum led Sam and Frodo into Mordor through the secret paths of Cirith Ungol, but betrayed them to Shelob the spider, hoping to recover the One Ring after their deaths.
When this plan failed, he trailed them to Orodruin. When Frodo failed in his attempt to cast the Ring into the Sammath Naur, and determined to keep it, the crazed Gollum leapt upon him, and bit off Frodo's ring finger, along with the Ring. Gollum and the Ring then both fell into the Sammath Naur, where they were destroyed.
Gollum originally looked like a normal hobbit, but his long domination by the Ring caused him to become thin, pale and ghastly. His hair was long and stringy, his fingers long and webbed and and his eyes became large and luminous. His hearing and sense of smell became acute, and he was an accomplished master of the stranglehold.
His true name in hobbitish was Trahald, which in Westron is translated as SmÈagol ("burrowing or worming in"). He was called Gollum by Bilbo and Frodo for the copious swallowing noises he habitually made. Sam called him "Slinker" and "Stinker" after the two personalities he exhibited. The orcs of Cirith Ungol called him "Her Sneak", after his service to Shelob, and he called himself simply "Precious", having lost the distinction between himself and the One Ring.
1) The Damage Resistence simulates the fact that Gollum's flesh was tough and resistant to harm.