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date=[[Second Age 1697 | 1697 SA]]|
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result=Destrucion of Eregion by Sauron's forces|
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* Elrond
 
* Elrond
 
* Amroth
 
* Amroth
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forces1=10-20,000 Noldor Elves, and Dwarves of Durin's folk|
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casual2=Unknown, possibly light|
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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.
  
 
[[Category:Conflicts of the Second Age]]
 
[[Category:Conflicts of the Second Age]]

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

Elves and Dwarves

Sauron's forces

Commanders

Feanor device.gifCelebrimbor†

  • Elrond
  • Amroth
  • Durin III
  • Sauron
Strength

10-20,000 Noldor Elves, and Dwarves of Durin's folk

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

Casualties

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

Unknown, possibly light

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.