- Ammoron should not be confused with Amaron, Ammaron, or Amoron, three other Book of Mormon figures with similar names.
According to the Book of Mormon, Ammoron was a Nephite traitor. He was a descendant of Zoram and succeeded his brother Amalickiah as the king of the Lamanites. Amalickiah, as king, had started a major war with the Nephites which the Nephites had hoped would end with his death. However Ammoron seized power and determined to carry-on the war of his brother. Eventually his armies were defeated in and he was slain by Teancum.
|King of the Lamanites
the 26th-31st years of the reign of the judges,
or 66-60 B.C.
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