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Battles of Middle Earth

Name these important battles throughout the history of Middle Earth
Don't have to type "battle" in front of every answer
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Last updated: September 1, 2023
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YT 1497
Feanor and his followers arrive in Middle Earth and defeat the forces of Morgoth; occurred before the creation of the Sun and Moon
Dagor-nuin-Giliath
FA 60
Morgoth's forces are crushed between those of Fingolfin and Maedhros; Angband is laid siege upon
Dagor Aglareb
FA 455-456
The Siege of Angband is broken and the first dragon Glaurung is released
Dagor Bragollach
FA 472
An alliance of elves, men and dwarves are crushed by Morgoth's forces; Morgoth effectively controls most of Beleriand
Nirnaeth Arnoediad
FA 495
Forces of Orodreth and Turin are defeated by Morgoth's forces led by Glaurung; Nargothrond is sacked
Battle of Tumhalad
FA 510
This city falls to the forces of Morgoth
Fall of Gondolin
FA 545-587
The hosts of Valinor come to Middle Earth and Morgoth is ultimately defeated; the First Age ends and Beleriand sinks into the sea
The War of Wrath
SA 1701
Sauron's forces are routed and crushed at this river by those of the Elves and Numenoreans
Battle of the Gwathlo
SA 3434
The forces of men and elves defeat the forces of Sauron on these plains outside of Mordor
Battle of Dagorlad
SA 3434-3441
This tower is laid siege to after the above
Siege of Barad-dur
TA 2
An orc force ambushes those of Isildur and Isildur drowns at the bottom of a river
Battle of the Gladden Fields
TA 1409
This watchtower is destroyed after it is besieged by the forces of Angmar
Fall of Amon Sul
TA 1447
Eldacar defeats and kills Castimir the Usurper at this important road, retaking the Kingdom of Gondor
Battle of the Crossings of Erui
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TA 1944
Captain Earnil of Gondor drives a Wainrider army that was celebrating too early into the swamplands; defeating the Wainriders once and for all
Battle of the Camp
TA 1975
Gondorian forces defeat those of Angmar outside this city, but is unable to save the Kingdom of Arnor
Battle of Fornost
TA 1980
This great Dwarven city is sacked by a Balrog
Fall of Khazad-dum
TA 2510
Eotheod forces aid those of Gondor and defeat an Easterling army; leading to Steward Cirion granting them the lands of Calenardhon and the founding of the Kingdom of Rohan
Battle of the Field of Celebrant
TA 2799
Dwarves defeat the orcs with heavy losses at this valley below the East gate of #16
Battle of Azanulbizar
TA 2941
The climactic battle of "The Hobbit" where the armies of Men, Elves and Dwarces triumph against those of the Goblins and Wargs.
Battle of Five Armies
TA 3019
Rohirrim forces are outflanked by those of Saruman and forced to retreat; Theodred son of Theoden is killed in the midst of the fray
Battle of the Fords of Isen
TA 3019
The forces of Saruman are defeated by the Rohirrim trying to capture this fortress
Battle of the Hornburg
TA 3019
This stronghold of Saruman is sacked by Ents
Battle of Isengard
TA 3019
The ruins of this city are defended by Gondorian forces under Boromir, but they are later forced to retreat and allow Sauron to take it
Battle of Osgiliath
TA 3019
Sauron's forces are destroyed on the fields outside Minas Tirith in the most important battle of the War of the Ring
Battle of the Pelennor Fields
TA 3019
The Armies of the West march on this gate of Mordor to distract Sauron's attention from Frodo and Sam
Battle of the Black Gate
TA 3019
The Hobbits of the Shire defeat a group of ruffians led by the Wizard Saruman
Battle of Bywater
2 Comments
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Level 55
Jul 16, 2023
Great quiz. It would be nice if "pelenor" was accepted for "pelennor".
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Level 61
Jul 16, 2023
thanks, i'll add it