Epic Battle: The Hornburg

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The Hornburg
Level: 10 or higher
Size: Solo/Duo
Cluster: Battle for Helm's Deep
Region: West Rohan
Area: Helm's Deep
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The Hornburg is an Epic Battle for Helm's Deep. It can be run Solo/Duo by characters Level 10 and higher. All previous Epic Battles must be completed on Solo/Duo before you can access this battle.


The Hornburg, originally known as Súthburg, is a castle within Helm's Deep built by the people of Gondor to defend Aglarond. The Rohirrim would later occupy the castle, with their leader Helm Hammerhand sounding a great horn atop the castle before going out to battle his Dunlending enemies. The castle was attached to the north end of the Deeping Wall and was at the end of a road which ran to Helm's Dike.[1][2][3][4][5]


All quests, including the main objective, can only be completed once per day.

Quest Text


The Hornburg is all that prevent the fall of Rohan. Aragorn stands defiant upon the rampart of the gatehouse.


The Hornburg is the final layer of Rohan's defences at Helm's Deep. If it falls, then all hope is lost.

Merit Rating

This quest starts with Full Rating Merit.



Epic Battles
Tutorial: Basic Training (Tutorial)
The Battle of Helm's Deep: Helm's DikeThe Deeping WallThe Deeping-coombThe Glittering CavesThe Hornburg
War for Gondor: Retaking PelargirDefence of Minas TirithHammer of the Underworld
Promotions: EngineerOfficerVanguard
Merit: Epic Battle Rewards