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Sack of Eregion

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The '''Sack of Eregion''' was the campaign in which [[Sauron]] destroyed [[Eregion]] for not giving him the three Elven Rings of power and scattered the [[Elves]] that lived there.
 
The '''Sack of Eregion''' was the campaign in which [[Sauron]] destroyed [[Eregion]] for not giving him the three Elven Rings of power and scattered the [[Elves]] that lived there.
  
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Sack of Eregion
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Conflict: War of the Elves and Sauron
Date: Second Age 1697
Place: Realm of Eregion
Outcome: Destruction of Eregion by Sauron's forces
Combatants

Elves and Dwarves

Sauron's forces

Commanders
Strength

Thousands of Noldor and Dwarves

Thousands of Orcs, Evil Men, and other creatures of Sauron

Casualties

Thousands of Elven civilians and warriors including Celebrimbor, and some Dwarves

Unknown

The Sack of Eregion was the campaign in which Sauron destroyed Eregion for not giving him the three Elven Rings of power and scattered the Elves that lived there.


References