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Battle of the Powers

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The great battle between the [[Valar]] and [[Melkor]] that took place soon after the awakening of the [[Elves]]. [[Melkor|Melkor's]] ancient stronghold of [[Utumno]] was laid in ruins, and he himself was taken as a prisoner to [[Valinor]].  
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| name=Battle of the Powers
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| image=
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| conflict=[[War for Sake of the Elves]]
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| date=[[Valian Year 1090|VY 1090]]-[[Valian Year 1092|VY 1092]]
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| place=North of Middle Earth
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| result= Victory for Valarian forces
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| side1= Valar and Maiar of [[Valinor]]
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| side2= Forces of [[Morgoth]]
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| commanders1=[[Image:FirstdawnoftheSun_Taniquetil_cropped-TNasmith.jpg|35px]] [[Oromë]]
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* [[Tulkas]]
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| commanders2=[[Image:Morgoth1.gif|35px]][[Melkor]]
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* [[Sauron]]
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| forces1= Valarian forces of Aman
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| forces2= Balrogs, Orcs, creatures of Melkor
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| casual1= Unknown, probably light
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| casual2= Heavy
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The great battle between the [[Valar]] and [[Melkor]] that took place soon after the awakening of the [[Elves]]. [[Melkor|Melkor's]] was driven from Middle Earth, and a watch placed over [[Cuiviénen]] to protect the newly awakened Firstborn from the his evil influence.
  
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[[Category:Conflicts of the Elder Days]]
 
[[de:Krieg der Mächte]]
 
[[de:Krieg der Mächte]]
 
[[fi:Mahtien Mittelö]]
 
[[fi:Mahtien Mittelö]]
 
[[fi:Mahtien Sota]]
 
[[fi:Mahtien Sota]]

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Battle of the Powers
Conflict: War for Sake of the Elves
Date: VY 1090-VY 1092
Place: North of Middle Earth
Outcome: Victory for Valarian forces
Combatants

Valar and Maiar of Valinor

Forces of Morgoth

Commanders

35px Oromë

35pxMelkor

Strength

Valarian forces of Aman

Balrogs, Orcs, creatures of Melkor

Casualties

Unknown, probably light

Heavy

The great battle between the Valar and Melkor that took place soon after the awakening of the Elves. Melkor's was driven from Middle Earth, and a watch placed over Cuiviénen to protect the newly awakened Firstborn from the his evil influence.