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Type: Fortress
Region: The Plateau of Gorgoroth
Area: Udûn
Location: [46.2S, 1.4E]

This page is for the 106 level public dungeon see Durthang. For the level 115 crafting instance see The Tower of Durthang.


Durthang (Sindarin for Dark Oppression) is a point of interest, a crafting instance and Public Dungeon in the Plateau of Gorgoroth, between Udûn [46.2S, 1.4E] and Lhingris. [48.3S, 1.7E] The main entrance is in Udûn, with a back door leading into Lhingris.

Inside are many Orcs, Uruks, and Black Númenóreans.

For the level 115 Crafting Instance see The Tower of Durthang.


The following deeds can be advanced by visiting this location:



The following creatures are found within this area:


This was once a fortress of Gondor called Durthand, where the Thandrim, a staunch group of Gondorian sentinels, held watch over the blasted plain of Gorgoroth. After it fell to the Orcs, it was renamed to Durthang and turned into the dark castle it is today.


Settlements and Landmarks of Udûn
Settlements: Udûn Foothold
Landmarks: AnglachDurthangMaudhúl GhûgMaudhúl TârMaudhúl Târ OverlookMaudhúl VôrMorannonMornaurMornaur LookoutRhûd VornRogkalúr
Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of The Plateau of Gorgoroth
Settlements: Agarnaith Ranger CampLûghash, the Flaming SpireMagh AshtuRuins of DingarthUdûn Foothold
Areas: Agarnaith (Mokál Rukh)Dor AmarthLhingris (Cirith Ungol) • (Kâm Lagúrz, the Brokencleft)Orodruin (Sammath Naur)Talath Úrui (Ghâshghurm) • (Nargroth)Udûn (Cirith Gorgor)
Landmarks: Barad-dûrDath NethrynDurthangEnnyn ÛrEphel DúathEred LithuiGrishbaltIsenmoutheMaegond SpurMithram SpurMorannonMordathNargrothRath CailSeregostTower of Cirith Ungol