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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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[[Category:Conflicts of the Elder Days]]

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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

35px 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.