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Siege of Utumno
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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

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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. He was taken back to Valinor for judgement before Manwë.