Lord of the balrogs, High-captain of Angbad, slayer of Feanor, Fingon, and Ecthelion. Although Ecthelion slayed Gothmog as well. The same name was given to an orc Lieutenant of Minas Morgul.
"...much is told in The Fall of Gondolin: of the battle of Ecthelion of the Fountain with Gothmog Lord of Balrogs in the very square of the King, where each slew the other..."
by Gothmog ( aim- Fate and Karma ) June 23, 2004