Isengard (after)

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This page is about Isengard and its environs AFTER the Battle of the Hornburg. For Isengard BEFORE the Battle of the Hornburg, see Isengard (disambiguation)
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Isengard (after)
Region: Nan Curunír
Area: Isengard (after)
Location: [47.7S, 89.7W]
Orthanc still stands behind the fallen walls of Isengard


Location

The ruins of Isengard (after) represents Isengard (Nan Curunír) after the Battle of the Hornburg - March 3-4.

Lore

The breaking of Isengard at the hands of the Ents

During the Battle of the Hornburg, March 3-4, the Ents of Fangorn Forest, led by Treebeard after prodding by Merry and Pippin, marched upon Isengard.

The Ring of Isengard has been ripped apart and the entire Vale of Nan Curunír flooded as the Ents shattered Saruman's dam holding back the River Isen.

Travel

A Huorn of Fangorn Forest that can guide you to Derndingle
  • A Huorn of Fangorn Forest that can guide you to Derndingle. (From the ruins Isengard after the Battle of the Hornburg). [47.5S, 86.8W]
  • [47.2S, 86.8W]


Connections

With the release of Update 13: The Breaking of Isengard, there are two unique visions of Isengard presented to the player.
  • Isengard Before the Battle of the Hornburg.
  • Isengard After the Battle of the Hornburg.
The events which take place with the Breaking of Isengard take place concurrently with the Battle of the Hornburg at the end of Book II -- The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers.
The Game Mechanics of LOTRO allow the player possessing the two appropriate expansions (Update 4, the Rise of Isengard Expansion and Update 12, the Helm's Deep Expansion) to simply and easily move between the two locations depicting the two events.
  • Note that Chickens with the appropriate expansions can access these way-points!
Waypoint headed east

Before the Battle of the Hornburg

Access to West Rohan requires Update 12, the Helm's Deep Expansion.
Near the Rohirrim Soldier, [88.1S, 2.1W], he says:
"Approach the gate to reach the lands to the East."
"Approach the gate and I will open it for you."

After the Battle of the Hornburg

Access to the Gap of Rohan requires Update 4, the Rise of Isengard Expansion.
Waypoint headed west
  • From from Westfold and The Fords of Isen After the battle of March 2 when Saruman's army overwhelmed the Rohirrim --
Cross the ford and ride toward Grimbold's Camp, turn west, toward River Watch (to the left) and a fallen tree -- This takes you to the Gap of Rohan outside Grimbold's Camp.
Near the Rohirrim Soldier, [54.5S, 91.2W], he says:
"You must climb over this fallen tree to go further west."

Land Connections

Nan Curunír

The Stonedeans lie beyond this pass from the FLooded Isengard
  • From Isengard (after) - A connection to the Stonedeans - travel up through the "notch" past the Huorn of Fangorn Forest [47.2S, 86.8W]
Approximate arrival area: [46.4S, 81.9W] -- on the path behind the Mead Hall of Woodhurst.

Returning takes you to Entwood.

Entwood

The pass between the Stonedeans and the Entwood
The pass between the Broadacres and the Entwood


Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of Gap of Rohan
Settlements: Grimbold's CampForthbrond
Areas: Wulf's CleftIsendaleHeathfells
Landmarks: ÂthdârBrôntrigCuvnerthDol BaranThe Pit of IronRiver-watchThe River IsenSlave StockadesThe SmeltersThe Sprawling DarkThe Underworkings
Settlements and Landmarks of Westfold
Settlements: Helm's DeepGrimslade
Landmarks: Erkenbrand's RefugeFords of IsenFushum RausThe HornburgLufût-mosMartonMarton FarmlandsMarton's RefugeesShatorthumThe Staging Camp
Settlements and Landmarks of Stonedeans
Settlements: BrockbridgeGapholtWoodhurst
Landmarks: FlodgeheldMadh-fushaumMate IsernoreOrlag DenThe Roaring HillsWid Isernore
Settlements and Landmarks of Broadacres
Settlements: OserleyStokeTordag's Camp
Landmarks: Bardh-DorámEast FangornSnagfenTorsbury


Settlements and Landmarks of Entwood
Settlements: Derndingle
Landmarks: The Easeful MeadWellinghall
Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of West Rohan
Settlements: AldburgBeaconwatchBrockbridgeEdorasEntwadeFenmarchGapholtGrimsladeHelm's DeepMiddlemeadOserleyStokeTordag's CampUnderharrowWoodhurstDerndingle
Areas: BroadacresEastfoldKingsteadStonedeansWestfoldEntwood
Landmarks: Kingstead: Dark DoorDimholtDunharrowBosa's FarmFolcbur's HomesteadGurz-shâpolHarrowdaleMeduseldPendlac's FarmUpbourn

Eastfold: EverholtFolde FarmGris-shâtrofulDorr-shâtroful
Broadacres: Bardh-DorámEast FangornSnagfenTorsbury
Stonedeans: FlodgeheldMadh-fushaumMate IsernoreOrlag DenThe Roaring HillsWid Isernore
Westfold: Erkenbrand's RefugeFords of IsenFushum RausThe HornburgLufût-mosMartonMarton FarmlandsMarton's RefugeesShatorthumThe Staging Camp
Entwood: The Easeful MeadWellinghallDerndingle