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Siege of Utumno

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The '''Siege of Utumno''' was a great battle between [[Morgoth]] and the [[Valar]]. The forces of the Valar were easily able to storm the black fortress. They drove Melkor into the depths of [[Utumno]]. 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 judgment before Manwë.
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The '''Siege of Utumno''' was a great battle between [[Morgoth]] and the [[Valar]]. The forces of the Valar were able to storm the black fortress. They drove Melkor into the depths of [[Utumno]]. 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 judgment before Manwë.
  
 
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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, other various demons.

Casualties

Unknown

Near total

The Siege of Utumno was a great battle between Morgoth and the Valar. The forces of the Valar were able to storm the black fortress. They drove Melkor into the depths of Utumno. 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 judgment before Manwë.