BY TRAVIS MATTICK
"The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the most adored books in modern history. Its chief character, the hobbit Bilbo Baggins is a fish out of water on his adventure in the wider world of Middle Earth. "The Desolation of Smaug," the second part of Peter Jackson's film adaptation of the book, lands in theaters this December and this Hobbit's Survival Guide infographic [courtesy HalloweenCostumes.com] will recap everything you need to know going into the movie -- after the jump. Look at the choice gear & and equipment for a hobbit, combat & defense strategies, a rundown of a hobbit's companions & allies, and some wise words from our favorite wizard.