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Disaster of the Morannon

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The '''Disaster of the Morannon''' was a battle in [[Third Age 1944]] in which King [[Ondoher]] of [[Gondor]] attempted to route the northern alliance of [[Wainriders]].
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The '''Disaster of the Morannon''' was a battle in [[Third Age 1944]] in which King [[Ondoher]] of [[Gondor]] attempted to rout the northern alliance of [[Wainriders]].
  
 
== Events Prior to the Battle ==
 
== Events Prior to the Battle ==

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The Disaster of the Morannon was a battle in Third Age 1944 in which King Ondoher of Gondor attempted to rout the northern alliance of Wainriders.

Events Prior to the Battle

The Battle

Due primarily to opposing cavalry, Ondoher's army was defeated. Ondoher and his eldest son Artamir were killed, and the Wainriders were victorious. They camped and rejoiced on the battlefield after the end, until the Battle of the Camp.

Aftermath