Troll's Bane in the New Line film
Pippin Took's sword. Troll's Bane was originally a sword of the Dunedain used to fight off the Witch-King of Angmar. It was found by Pippin in 3018 in the Barrow-downs along with Sam's Sword and Merry's Sword. In March of 3019, while in Minas Tirith, Pippin offered his service to the Steward Denethor II. Denethor accepted his sword but later dismissed him fro trying to save Faramir. At the Battle at the Black Gate, Troll's Bane killed a Olog-Hai Troll of Mordor. This was when it received its name.