The Ford of Bruinen (Skirmish)

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The Ford of Bruinen

The Ford of Bruinen is a Skirmish which takes place in Trollshaws. Skirmishes, can be started by using the Instance Finder, (as long as you're not in an instance already).

Location

The Ford of Bruinen is the last bulwark leading into the hidden vale of Rivendell. Orcs in the service of Angmar lay siege at the Ford, seeking to penetrate the defences of Imladris.

Requirement

Players must reach level 40 to access.

Group, Level and Tier

There are three Tiers of difficulty for this Skirmish

You can start this skirmish for the following groups:

  • Solo (1) or Duo (2)
  • Small Fellowship (3) or Fellowship (6)
  • Raid (12)

Quests

There is one quest in this skirmish that scales to your level. You will automatically receive it when entering the Skirmish.

Deeds

  • The Ford of Bruinen Deed rewards the Title: Forded Bruinen
  • There are a number of Skirmish Lieutenants Deeds
  • Since you will only meet one or two of these encounter mobs each skirmish, you will have to do several sessions before you can complete it.
  • Mobs you encounter must be close to your level or the kill will not count towards the deed

Mobs

For all possible skirmish lieutenants, see the page Skirmish Lieutenants. The following creatures are encounters within this skirmish:


Encounters

Random Encounter mobs:

Instance Overview

Elrohir and Elladan, sons of Elrond, are prepared to stand against the army of the Enemy attempting to cross the Bruinen. Elrohir is awaiting your arrival. The sons will help with the fight but its up to you to keep them alive. Its best if you can find a way to keep them together, they tend to fight away from each other which spells trouble. You will fight waves of mobs that fall from the North and South siege towers.

Boss and End Fight

The final boss Níngrat will drop from the center siege tower. Remember to loot either the boss corpse or the chest.

Name Species
Níngrat Uruk
  • By level stat details are on the boss page

Raid

No raid specific notes.

Rewards and Loot

Competing the skirmish will reward Elves of Rivendell Reputation. Rewards and Loot scale to the level, group size and tier of the Skirmish. Loot is found:

  • completing quest flags or objectives
  • Lieutenants
  • Encounters
  • End Boss
  • Fancy Wooden Chest (appears after the boss fight)
  • Sometimes you will need to activate the last banner before the chest appears, be aware and DON'T LEAVE until after you find the boss loot or chest.

Skirmish Marks are the main rewards and currency of skirmishes. They are not stored in one's inventory; but found in the skirmish and player's wallet windows. Marks, Medallions, and Seals are used to barter at the many skirmish barterers.


Summary Loot List

For by level and tier details see Skirmish Rewards


Skirmishes
Offensive: Attack at DawnThievery and MischiefTrouble in TuckboroughThe Icy CrevasseRescue in Nûrz GhâshuStorm on MethedrasStrike Against DannenglorBreaching the Necromancer's GateAssault on the Ringwraiths' LairThe Battle in the Tower
Defensive: The Siege of GondamonStand at Amon SûlDefence of the Prancing PonyThe Ford of BruinenThe Battle of the Deep-wayBattle of the Way of SmithsBattle of the Twenty-first HallProtectors of Thangúlhad
Survival: Barrow-downs Survival