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Sack of Eregion
Conflict: War of the Elves and Sauron
Date: 1697 SA
Place: the Kingdom of Eregion
Outcome: Occupation of Eregion by Sauron's forces
Combatants

Elves and Dwarves

Sauron's army

Commanders
  • Celebrimbor
  • Sauron
Strength

5-10,000 Noldor Elves, and Dwarves of Durin's folk

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

Casualties

hundreds if not Thousands of Elf civilians and warriors including Celebrimbor, and a few Dwarves

Much smaller than the Elves

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