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Siege of Utumno

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The '''Siege of Utumno''' was a great battle between [[Morgoth]] and the [[Valar]].  Eventually [[Utumno]] was captured and leveled, and Morgoth was taken to the [[Halls of Mandos]] in chains.
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The '''Siege of Utumno''' was a great battle between [[Morgoth]] and the [[Valar]].  Eventually [[Utumno]] was captured and leveled, and Melkor was taken to the [[Halls of Mandos]], bound by the great chain [[Angainor]].
  
 
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Siege of Utumno
Conflict: War for Sake of the Elves
Date: VY 1092-VY 1099
Place: Utumno, North of Aman
Outcome: Decisive victory for Valarian forces
Combatants

Valar and Maiar of Valinor

Forces of Melkor

Commanders

FirstdawnoftheSun Taniquetil cropped-TNasmith.jpg Oromë

35pxMelkor

Strength

Valarian forces of Aman

Balrogs, Orcs, creatures of Melkor

Casualties

Unknown, probably light

Near total

The Siege of Utumno was a great battle between Morgoth and the Valar. Eventually Utumno was captured and leveled, and Melkor was taken to the Halls of Mandos, bound by the great chain Angainor.