Towers of the Teeth: Narchost in the foreground, Carchost in the background
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Aliases Fang Tower
Type Tower
Location North-western Mordor
Appearances Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Carchost is a location in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, and one of the two Towers of the Teeth built by Gondor to prevent anything from leaving Mordor. It overlooks the Black Gate together with Narchost.


  • The name Carchost means "fang tower" in the language of the Sindar.
  • It is situated on one side, some say the east (or north), of Cirith Gorgor, the Haunted Pass, on a hill that is at the extreme western end of the Ered Lithui.
  • It was first referenced by name in J.R.R. Tolkien 's Return of the King.
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