|Relatives|| Curufin (father), fifth son of Fëanor and Nerdanel, unknown wife and daughter|
|Position||Ñoldorin prince, last of the House of Fëanor, ruler of the Second Age realm of Eregion, the forger of the Rings of Power, The Bright Master|
|Voice actor||Alastair Duncan|
|Appearances||Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor|
At the start of the game, after the slaughter at the Black Gate, Celebrimbor is joined with Talion for unknown reasons. Throughout the game, he and Talion seek to find out his identity, attempting to track down Gollum in order to do so.
Once they discover his identity, Celebrimbor comes to the conclusion that he and Talion were joined together due to suffering under similar circumstances, with both of them losing their family and being killed. Through this they decide to increase Celebrimbor's power, with the aim of destroying the Dark Lord Sauron.
Celebrimbor was a Ñoldorin prince, last of the House of Fëanor left in Middle-earth, ruler of the Second Age realm of Eregion, and the forger of the Rings of Power. He was the son of Curufin, fifth son of Fëanor and Nerdanel.
Celebrimbor settled into Eregion during the Second Age, and in SA 1500, Sauron befriended him, claiming to be sent down by the Valar as an emissary. He then took control of the smiths and instructing them to craft a set of rings, which would eventually become the Rings of Power, as he in secret created the most powerful of them all, the One Ring.
Celebrimbor was the one to forge the most powerful of the rings, only weaker to Sauron's very own. These were the rings of the Elves: Vilya, Narya and Nenya. Unable to lay his hands on them, Sauron attacked Eregion, destroying the land and capturing Celebrimbor, putting him under extreme torment until he disclosed the whereabouts of the lesser rings. But Celebrimbor refused to disclose the locations of the Elvish rings, and thus he died under harsh conditions and the torture he was subjugated to.
Skills and AbilitiesDue to Celebrimbor's Elvish heritage, he is very skilled with his bow Azkâr, which he used while he was alive and continues to do so after his death, as a Wraith.
As a Wraith, Celebrimbor does not use conventional arrows, but instead conjures arrows for himself. These arrows can be set aflame by Celebrimbor or used to pin his enemies' feet to the ground.
As well as being skilled with a bow, Celebrimbor is seen to be skillful with a sword, being able to cut through swarms of Uruks with little effort.
Celebrimbor, like Talion, is also capable of performing a number of acrobatic feats. He can climb large structures in a relatively short amount of time, and with little effort. He grants some of his athleticism to Talion, allowing him to run faster for a short amount of time. This speed is aided by his Wraith abilties to allow him to move quicker.Due to his status of being a Wraith, Celebrimbor has gained a multitude of abilities. Some such abilities include shadow strike and domination. Domination in particular grants him the ability to control minds through his natural aura of fear and intimidation. He can also use these abilities to reform Talion's body when he is killed.
Not only is Celebrimbor efficient in the art of combat and in the use of Wraith abilities, but he is also a highly skilled smith, with three of the Rings of Power (the Elven rings) being crafted by him.
- According to the developers, the player will discover artifacts which will boost Celebrimbor's strength, and through them uncover more about his past.
- The name Celebrimbor means "silver-fist" or "Hand of silver" in Sindarin, translated from Quenyan father-name; Telperinquar.
- Despite Talion and Celebrimbor sharing the same body the majority of the game, during moments of revelation, planning or conflict Celebrimbor takes his own seperate form.
- Celebrimbor will be the main character in The Bright Lord downloadable content, which features him fighting against Sauron before his ultimate demise.
Talion • Celebrimbor