Aragorn II Elessar, son of Arathorn, also known in the wild as Strider, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium and the tritagonist of the novel The Lord of the Rings, and it's Oscar-Winning film trilogy by Peter Jackson.
He was portrayed by Viggo Mortensen in the films.
What Makes Him Pure Good?
- He protects Frodo and his friends from the Ringwraiths.
- He joins the Fellowship on his own accord to protect Frodo on his journey to Mordor.
- He doesn't take the Ring when Frodo offers it to him, showing that he is incorruptible granted this is because he wasn't in direct content with it like how Frodo was.
- He slays Lurtz, thus avenging Boromir's death.
- He refuses to abandon Merry and Pippin to torment and death after they get captured by the Uruk-hai.
- He stops Théoden from killing Gríma Wormtongue despite the latter's treason.
- He fights alongside Rohan's soldiers to protect their women and children during the Battle of Helm's Deep, willing to die as one of them.
- He comes to aid in the Battle of Gondor with the Army of the Dead, and then allows them to finally rest in peace after the battle was won on their end.
- He leads a suicide mission at Mordor to buy Frodo and Sam more time to destroy the Ring.
- When the Hobbits bow to him during his crowning ceremony, Aragorn implores them not to and instead bows to them due to their heroism.