Slag-hills

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Area.png Slag-hills
Region: The Wastes
Dungeon(s): Skoironk
Towers of the Teeth
Landmark(s): Dûm Boha
Fushaum Gund
Carchost
Levels: Mainly 105
Resource tier: 10

Location

The Slag-hills is an area within The Wastes.
The Slag-hills are great mounds of debris, composed of blasted stone and earth, that had been piled over many years by toiling Orcs in front of the Morannon.

Lore

North amid... noisome pits lay the first of the great heaps and hills of slag and broken rock and blasted earth, the vomit of the maggot-folk of Mordor; but south and now near loomed the great rampart of Cirith Gorgor, and the Black Gate amidmost, and the two Towers of the Teeth tall and dark upon either side.[1]
Therefore Aragorn now set the host in such array as could best be contrived; and they were drawn up on two great hills of blasted stone and earth that orcs had piled in years of labour. Before them towards Mordor lay like a moat a great mire of reeking mud and foul-smelling pools.[2]
The men of the West were trapped, and soon, all about the grey mounds where they stood, forces ten times... their match would ring them in a sea of enemies....
Upon the one hill Aragorn stood with Gandalf, and there fair and desperate was raised the banner of the Tree and Stars. Upon the other hill hard by stood the banners of Rohan and Dol Amroth.... And about each hill a ring was made facing all ways, bristling with spear and sword.[3]

Landmarks

These landmarks are located within The Slag-hills:


References

  1. The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 10, The Black Gate Opens
  2. The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 10, The Black Gate Opens
  3. The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 10, The Black Gate Opens

Quests

  • The quests of Dûm Boha vector you to Thurindol at the Small Ranger Camp in the Slag-hills.
There are two entrances to Dûm Boha -
from the second level of Haerondir [36.9S, 7.9W]
from the "main entrance" off the plain behind Hareondir [36.1S, 6.5W]
If you first obtain the Bane of the Serpent from Gladhir in Haerondir and then proceed into Dûm Boha via the path behind him, you will receive the remaining landscape quests as you enter the camp.
If you enter Dûm Boha from the "main entrance" off the plain behind Hareondir, you will get all quests bestowed as you enter.

Haerondir

Dûm Boha

Haerondir

Gladhir
  • [105] Unnatural Terrain -- vector to the small Ranger camp in the Slag-hills and Thurindol

Small Ranger camp in the Slag-hills

Thurindol
These quests auto bestows as you approach Fusham Gund while doing the Quest: Surveying the Morannon before you have completed Travelling Through the Smoke



Candúr
The above quest is prerequisite for the Lang Rhuven quest chain, which is part of Dagorlad. Once you complete that chain, the quests below will unlock. Once these are completed, the fellowship crafting instances will be unlocked.

Skoironk Resource Dungeon quests

These quests offer a choice of crafting ingredients upon completion.
For more information see also:

Small Ranger camp in the Slag-hills

Regarding Locked Strongbox (Optional): In all four resource instances this quest is auto-bestowed at the final boss. Even though all four quests have the same name, they are treated as different quests. To complete these quests you must barter for a Set of Brittle Lock-picks which you use to open the lockbox.

Thurindol
Candúr


Navigation

Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of The Wastes
Settlements: Camp of the HostHaerondir
Areas: Noman-landsDagorladSlag-hills
Landmarks: Tham DurlanNuiharnGuard Tower RuinsStore House Ruins Merchant shop RuinsFarm House RuinsInn RuinsNobel's House RuinsStable Ruins
CarchostDol AcharnDûm BohaFushaum GundLang RhuvenNarchostOndoher's FollySkoironk
Settlements and Landmarks of North Ithilien
Settlements: Henneth Annûn
Landmarks: Aelin VerenBâr ArothBâr TarnaherCaladuilCair AndrosThe CrossroadsField of CormallenImlad MorgulTorngrothUya HujûmThargelon
Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of March of the King
Settlements: Aragorn's PavilionCamp of the HostHenneth AnnûnMinas Tirith (After Battle)
Areas: Minas Tirith (After Battle)Pelennor (After Battle)Osgiliath (After Battle)North Ithilien
Landmarks: Aragorn's PavilionAelin VerenBâr ArothBâr TarnaherCaladuilCair AndrosThe CrossroadsField of CormallenImlad MorgulTorngrothUya HujûmThargelon
Regions of Mordor - not the expansion
March of the KingNorth IthilienThe Wastes
Regions of Mordor - The Expansion
Gorgoroth

Maps

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