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image=[[Image:Ted Nasmith - The Wrath of the Ents.jpg|300px]]<br /><small>''The Wrath of the Ents'' by [[Ted Nasmith]], depicting the Battle of Isengard|
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name=Battle of Isengard|
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| image=[[Image:Ted Nasmith - The Wrath of the Ents.jpg|300px]]
conflict=[[War of the Ring]]|
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| name=Battle of Isengard
date=March 3, 3019 T.A.|
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| conflict=[[War of the Ring]]
place=[[Isengard]]|
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| date=[[3 March|March 3]], {{TA|3019}}
result= Drowning of Isengard, more or less complete victory for the Ents|
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| place=[[Isengard]]
side1=[[Ents]], [[Huorns]], [[Merry]] and [[Pippin]]|
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| result=Drowning of Isengard, more or less complete victory for the Ents
side2= [[Isengard]]|
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| side1=[[Ents]], [[Huorns]], [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry]] and [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]]
commanders1=*[[Treebeard]] (their leader, but technically did not "lead")|
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| side2=[[Isengard]]
commanders2=*[[Saruman]]|
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| commanders1=*[[Treebeard]] (their leader, but technically did not "lead")
forces1=Large number of Ents|
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| commanders2=*[[Saruman]]
forces2=Unknown total strength, probably around 1500 [[Orcs]] and [[Men]]|
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| forces1=Unknown. Hundreds of Ents{{fact}}<!--How can it be both unknown and hundreds?-->
casual1= No deaths (so far as can be ascertained)|
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| forces2=Unknown total strength, probably around 1500 [[Orcs]] and [[Men]]
casual2= The entire force, except for [[Saruman]] and [[Wormtongue]]
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| casual1= [[Beechbone]], otherwise numbers unmentioned
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| casual2= The entire force, except for [[Saruman]] and [[Gríma|Wormtongue]]
 
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'''The Battle of Isengard''' was a battle fought during the [[War of the Ring]].  Spurred on by [[Merry Brandybuck]] and [[Peregrin Took]], the [[Ents]], followed by [[Huorns]], invaded the [[Ring of Isengard]] from [[Fangorn Forest]].  The defenders of [[Isengard]] were Orcs and Men led (if not personally) by [[Saruman]].  The attackers surrounded Isengard, destroyed its gates, crumbled its walls and broke the dam, which flooded Isengard and the pits that Saruman used to create his war machines.
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The '''Battle of Isengard''' was a battle fought during the [[War of the Ring]].   
  
Several Ents were scorched and burned (whether or not the effects were serious or not, it is not told), and the entire force of Orcs and Men that defended Isengard were destoyed, which may have been around one or two thousand.
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===The Battle===
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Spurred on by [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry Brandybuck]] and [[Peregrin Took]], the [[Ents]], followed by [[Huorns]], invaded the [[Ring of Isengard]] from [[Fangorn Forest]].  The defenders of [[Isengard]] were Orcs and Men led (if not personally) by [[Saruman]].  The attackers surrounded Isengard, destroyed its gates, crumbled its walls and broke the dam, which flooded Isengard and the pits that Saruman used to create his war machines.
  
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Several Ents were scorched and burned, notably [[Beechbone]].The entire force of Orcs and Men that defended Isengard were destroyed, which may have been around one or two thousand.
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===Aftermath===
 
In the end, the Ents took over Isengard.  After Saruman's death and the end of the War of the Ring, the Ents made it one of the most beautiful gardens left in all of Middle-earth.
 
In the end, the Ents took over Isengard.  After Saruman's death and the end of the War of the Ring, the Ents made it one of the most beautiful gardens left in all of Middle-earth.
  
 
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Revision as of 01:48, 1 October 2012

The name Isengard refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Isengard (disambiguation).
Battle of Isengard
Ted Nasmith - The Wrath of the Ents.jpg
Conflict: War of the Ring
Date: March 3, T.A. 3019
Place: Isengard
Outcome: Drowning of Isengard, more or less complete victory for the Ents
Combatants

Ents, Huorns, Merry and Pippin

Isengard

Commanders
  • Treebeard (their leader, but technically did not "lead")
Strength

Unknown. Hundreds of Ents[source?]

Unknown total strength, probably around 1500 Orcs and Men

Casualties

Beechbone, otherwise numbers unmentioned

The entire force, except for Saruman and Wormtongue

The Battle of Isengard was a battle fought during the War of the Ring.

The Battle

Spurred on by Merry Brandybuck and Peregrin Took, the Ents, followed by Huorns, invaded the Ring of Isengard from Fangorn Forest. The defenders of Isengard were Orcs and Men led (if not personally) by Saruman. The attackers surrounded Isengard, destroyed its gates, crumbled its walls and broke the dam, which flooded Isengard and the pits that Saruman used to create his war machines.

Several Ents were scorched and burned, notably Beechbone.The entire force of Orcs and Men that defended Isengard were destroyed, which may have been around one or two thousand.

Aftermath

In the end, the Ents took over Isengard. After Saruman's death and the end of the War of the Ring, the Ents made it one of the most beautiful gardens left in all of Middle-earth.

War of the Ring
Osgiliath (1) · Fords of Isen · Isengard · Hornburg · Osgiliath (2) · Dale · Siege of Gondor · Pelennor Fields · Black Gate · Dol Guldur · Bywater