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Sack of Eregion

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

Elves and Dwarves

Sauron's forces


Måns Björkman - Gil-galad device.gifGil-galad 45pxCelebrimbor†

  • Elrond
  • Amroth
  • Durin III

John Howe - Icon Mordor 1 small.pngSauron


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

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


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.