In the Lord of the Rings (the movie), Sauron (after regaining strength and before) had different suits of armor and a different helmet. Why did he change his armor?

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    What do you mean by "different armour"? I can only remember the spiky armour he wore in the prologue to Fellowship; can you include some pictures, maybe? – Jason Baker Dec 12 '15 at 18:42
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    Sauron appears to be wearing the same armour throughout. There's times when he takes on a "pleasing aspect" (basically looking like a tall elf) but that's not seen in the films, other than in various deleted scenes – Valorum Dec 12 '15 at 18:48
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    Maybe you could insert the images into your question. – Athena Widget Dec 12 '15 at 19:16
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    I think the OP is confusing Sauron from the prolog with the Witch King from ROTK. – TGnat Dec 12 '15 at 20:36
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    Here's a question. Why does Sauron wear his impractical war armour when he's at chillaxing at home and doing some light jewellery-making? – Valorum Dec 12 '15 at 23:46

Could you be mistaking Sauron for the Witch King of Angmar? They both wear similar (but non-identical) armour in the films.

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For the record, on all four occasions that we see Sauron in the flesh, he's always wearing the same clobber...

LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring (Prologue)

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LOTR: Return of the King (Deleted Fight Scene)

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Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies (Fight Scene with Galadriel)

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Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Fight Scene with Gandalf)

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    +1 For the detailed answer with pics. However, I seriously doubt the OP is confused about The Hobbit movies or that he/she has even watched any deleted scenes. The OP might be confusing the Witch King with Sauron, but even then, why do they think "the movie ended when [the Witch King] was killed"? – Andres F. Dec 12 '15 at 23:46
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    (for completion, you could add the (awful) deleted scene about the Mouth of Sauron, maybe the OP confused him with Sauron? Then again, I seriously doubt they've watched any deleted scenes) – Andres F. Dec 12 '15 at 23:47
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    @AndresF. - I went overboard with the pics but I figured it was better to do a proper job for the sake of completeness than a half-assed job and hope no-one asks a similar question again in future. – Valorum Dec 12 '15 at 23:47
  • @AndresF. - OP's acceptance seems to indicate that he was indeed mistaken for the Witch King. – Valorum Dec 12 '15 at 23:48

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