Fandom

Wikianswers

Welcome! Enter your question below. Please use words like "Who, What, Where, When, Why, How, etc..." in your question. Nothing to ask? Click here for a random, un-answered question.

Is gandalf stronger than saruman?

1,031,905questions on
Wikianswers
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

He was less powerful but wisier as Gandalf the Grey ; as or more powerful than Saruman after his return from death. (That's how he can break his staff.) But if Saruman had won with his armies, it would not have counted.


Alternate answer:

Saruman was supposed to be the head of Gandalf's order, therefore, he was, originally, more powerful. Even though his constant staring into the palantir twisted and weakened him (in Tolkien's work, fall to evil always entails the loss of some part of one's power), Gandalf still was no match for him at the biginning of LOTR.

When Gandalf returned as Gandalf the White, he took the post and power that was originally to have been Saruman's, with a little extra something to give him the winning edge. He then easily defeated and broke Saruman, who ended up as a tortured and miserable shadow of his former self.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki