What Are The Differences Between Gandalf The Gray And Humbledore

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When it comes to the battle between Gandalf the Gray and Albus Dumbledore, it’s a very hard choice for a sci-fi nerd like me to pick a favorite. With so many pros to both I had to debate a lot about which one was the best, but I would have to say that Mr. Gandalf, hands down, is the best and most helping wizard of all time. In the next few paragraphs I will explain to you the key points why I think Gandalf the Gray is the best choice.
Character portrayal is a very important part to look at between both wizards, it’s who they portray and what kind of character each wizard is. Gandalf is portrayed as the mentor with a warm, sometimes scolding grandfatheresk demeanor. Though he has a soft side he bounces back between friend, advisor, and leader.
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Gandalf spends his entire life on the road fighting endless evils to protect the world of Middle Earth; this makes him a lot more experienced in battles. He also is not afraid of a battle and will be the first one to go full speed and risk his life for the greater good of Middle Earth. I can’t say the same for Albus Dumbledore because he spends most of his time in the castle and on the sidelines letting the children of Hogwarts fight the battles that he should be fighting. He only fights when he needs to protect the reputation of Hogwarts. Dumbledore also never voluntarily goes into a fight, it’s always a last …show more content…
Gandalf and Dumbledore are both the masterminds in their series. However both of their plans both entirely hinge on helping a young boy save the world. Gandalf entrusts the One Ring to Frodo who must journey on foot in evils backyard in order to destroy it. Dumbledore’s pupil Harry is destine to save the world by building up his strengths and finding relics to battle Voldemort head on. While we admire Dumbledore for settling bureaucratic and judicial hurdles for harry, Gandalf pretty much scarifies himself for Frodo and the greater good of Middle Earth. In order for Frodo to continue his quest Gandalf had to sacrifice his life at the bridge of Moria while fighting off Balrog. He then comes back and becomes Gandalf the White to continue helping Frodo’s Quest to destroy the ring.
Throughout each series of movies both are heroic and helping to defeat evil. Although Dumbledore is proven to be more powerful with magic, Gandalf outweighs Dumbledore in his character portrayal, his experience, his foes, and helping his hero. So the winner in my book is the wizard of Middle Earth. I hope by now you have come to conclude that Gandalf the Gray (now know as Gandalf the White) is the greatest and most helping wizard of all

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