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The irony is that if Smaug not been bragging about his "diamond waistcoat" of impenetrable scales, Bilbo never would have seen the hole in it. Bilbo communicated this (by means of the Thrush) to Bard the Bowman, and with that information, he was able to slay the dragon with a well-placed arrow. As is common in mythology, Smaug was killed by his own hubris.

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