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Did Gandalf know Bilbo had the ring at the end of The Hobbit?

Did Gandalf know Bilbo had the ring at the end of The Hobbit?

At the end of The Hobbit, Gandalf reveals to Bilbo that he knows about his magic ring. During his misadventures with Gandalf and Thorin’s company of Dwarves, Bilbo Baggins encounters Gollum in a cave and makes off with the creature’s precious ring.

Did Bilbo tell Gandalf about the ring?

Bilbo eventually told him as we see after some year when Gandalf returns to The Shire, he knew about the ring because in the period between the reunion and the birthday, he never came back.

Why didn’t Gandalf have Bilbo destroy the ring?

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Gandalf must not succeed through his own power. Rather, he succeeds by empowering the Free People of Middle-earth to, themselves, cast off the threat of Sauron and become more fully free. Thus, when it was healthy for Bilbo to give up the Ring, Gandalf did not force him.

How did Gandalf know Bilbo had the ring in The Hobbit?

Gandalf didn’t begin to suspect it was the One Ring until he saw that Bilbo both wasn’t noticeably aging even after years and decades and was obviously obsessed with the Ring as if by magical compulsion. He knew for sure only once the Ring was tested in the hearth at Bagend revealing the writing on it.

What does Gandalf tell Bilbo?

Gandalf tells Bilbo and the dwarves that he must leave them soon . He takes them to see Beorn the skin-changer, who farms a vast property some distance away. He is called skin-changer because he can change himself into a bear. Gandalf introduces himself and Bilbo to Beorn, who at first does not appear too friendly.

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What does Gandalf give Bilbo to ponder?

Add Yours. I’m not sure I understand the question, but Gandalf does give Bilbo certain bits of advice that depicts his ability to know things that will happen. for example, Gandalf tells Bilbo to hold onto the gold because he might need it…….

Did Gandalf die in The Fellowship of the Ring?

In The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R Tolkien, Gandalf the Grey died by his voluntary sacrifice. Finding no way over the Misty Mountains , Gandalf led the Fellowship into Moria , even though Aragorn foretold that it would be dangerous for Gandalf, and it was.

How did Bilbo escape Gollum?

Gollum and Bilbo play the riddle game. Unfortunately for Gollum (he has been in a dark swamp for centuries) he is losing. Bilbo has the ring already. Gollum blocks Bilbo’s exit but Bilbo uses the invisibility of the ring to get away.