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Talk:Battle of the Pelennor Fields


[edit] Mordor's Army

How big was Mordors Army does an one truly know i heard on the bonus feature of the return of the king that it could be 200,000 or 350,000 ether way its huge your thoughts Unsigned comment by Sauron (talk • contribs).

There is no exact number for all of the forces, I'm unsure offhand where the 200,000 number comes from but most likely there is mention of the forces possibly being 10 times that of the opposing time, I'll see if I can find a quote as we should include the reference in the article. --Hyarion 18:48, 29 April 2008 (EDT)

It was never mentioned how many there were (save the at least 18,000 Haradrim). But it can be guessed at 100-200,000. I've done an extensive amount of calculations on this, and they have come out just about the same as the purposed 200,000.--Dwarf Lord 22:14, 29 April 2008 (EDT)

[edit] Order of Battle

Just a WiP, add to it if you like. -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 21:37, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Gondor

Command
Troops

[edit] Rohan

Command
Troops

[edit] Aragorn

Command
Troops

[edit] Numbers

I'm currently planning to add a chapter named "Strength". With will be highly referenced. Note: A company in ME is 500 men.

[edit] S. Fiefs

[edit] Books

  • Lossarnach: 200 (note: of a total of 2000 men)
  • Ringló Vale: 300
  • Morthond Vale: 500
  • Ethir Anduin: 100
  • Pinnath Gelin: 300
  • Dol Amroth: 1200 (700 at foot and 500 swan knights)
  • [b]Total:[/b] 2600-3000

[edit] Speculative

  • Lamedon: 50? (note: of a total of 4000 men)
  • Anfalas: 200?

[edit] Minas Tirith and fortresses

[edit] Books

  • Tower Guard companies: 1500
  • Company of Knights: 500
  • [b]Total:[/b] 2000

[edit] Speculative

  • Tower Guard reserves: 200?
  • Others from Minas Tirth: 2000?
  • Rangers of Ithilien: 500?
  • Survivers of C.A.: 200?
  • Survivers of R.E.: 1250?

[edit] Rohan

[edit] Books

  • Rohirim: 6000

[edit] Speculative

  • ...

[edit] Aragorn's Host

[edit] Books

  • Rangers of the North: 30

[edit] Speculative

  • Lebennin, Ethir, etc.: 2000?

[edit] Total

  • Known from the books: 10.630-11.030
  • Speculative: 6.400
  • Total: 17.030-17.430

--Amroth 13:19, 26 March 2011 (UTC)

Sources? --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 10:21, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Changes

I was planning on adding some changes to the article, namely fixing up typos, giving more accurate casualty estimates, as well as trimming up any misplaced references or inaccurate statements. I was told to discuss the change here. 76.11.233.95 20:53, 17 September 2014 (UTC)

Well, discuss your specific changes. List them here, why you think they're wrong, what you want to replace them with, and what your sources are. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 10:21, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Additonal battle info based off movie

I was wondering if i could add battle information for battles that happened in the peter jackson movies and add battle information based on the movies. it might be helpful for some readers. consider doing this for all battles shown in the movies Unsigned comment by 173.206.83.82 (talk).

That's what the Portrayal in Adaptations section is for. If you have something to add to it, source it. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 11:46, 16 April 2018 (UTC)

can i add a battle infobox for these battles? Unsigned comment by Dman (talk • contribs).


They already have an infobox. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 04:30, 17 April 2018 (UTC)

[edit] Sources

May I have permission to add some additional citations to this page? I saw it in the To-do page and thought I might want to help. Holdwine Meriadoc 18:53, 17 August 2018 (UTC)

It's currently editable for autoconfirmed users and higher. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 08:06, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
OK, but how is that accessible? Sorry, I'm a rookie here. --Holdwine Meriadoc 14:36, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Do you see an Edit button, or does it say "View Source"? --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 15:33, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
I see a View Source, so what next? --Holdwine Meriadoc 15:49, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Then you're not autoconfirmed yet. That usually takes a set number of days and/or edits, I'm not sure how high it's set here. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 16:25, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Drat. OK. I have a long way to go......... --Holdwine Meriadoc 16:44, 18 August 2018 (UTC)