Imlad Balchorth

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Areas-icon.png Imlad Balchorth
Region: Angmar
Landmark(s): Anglanthir
Bar Gorog
Dor Gûl
Eithel Úmfaer
Ram Taltorth
Settlement(s): Myrkworth
Eastern Malenhad
Nan Gurth
Levels: Mainly 47 - 49
Resource tier: Master
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Imlad Balchorth is an area within Angmar in the central region.

At the very core of Angmar, encased by mountains on all but one side, is this valley of the dead. Dense fog weighs heavily over the tombs, ruins, and fell rivers and waterfalls that run through the area. These deadly waters are sourced in the Angmarim capital of Carn Dûm, via Urugarth to the massive waterfall in the northwest, Anglanthir, and become more diluting the further east it flows. A wasteland considered so vile, only the most nefarious of Angmarim can be found here, alongside an army of wights, rotting limbs, and barghests can be heard piercing through the fog.

At the center of Imlad Balchort, is Gurthlin, an islet surrounded by fell green rivers. There are shades, commanded by Ferndúr the Virulent. Ferndúr himself is said to appear here if one is able to attract his ire.

On the eastern, and only accessible side of the valley, a path runs from Eastern Malenhad in the south to Himbar in the north. To the east, the valley of Nan Gurth can be reached by several passages.

The dwarven camp of Myrkworth, located atop the mountains which divide Imlad Balchorth from Nan Gurth, is the only semblance of hope and refuge of this area. These dwarves have ventured forth from Gabilshathûr in an attempt to push back the undead tide which creeps forward from the valley. Only minor services can be found here, like a Provisioner, Camp Site Fire, and Milestone. And at its center lies a revival ring.



The following settlements are found in this area:



These landmarks are located in Imlad Balchorth:



See list of all NPCs within Imlad Balchorth

Dourhand.png Arngrim


Dor Gûl

See "starting quests" and the landmarks for more quests



Eithel Úmfaer

The following creatures are found within this area:


Map of Angmar Topographic map of Angmar


Just a handful of the many barrows within the valley The imfamous Cauldron of Death east of Gurthlin The eastern side of Imlad Balchorth is considerably less dangerous Toxic fell waters flowing down from Urugarth A stone gate marking the entrance into the valley of the dead Wights wading through a murky pool of water Passage to western Imlad Balchorth The road that stretch from Eastern Malenhad northwards to Himbar Deluches' corrupted shrine on the edge of Imlad Balchorth Most of western Imlad Balchorth is fell rivers and waterfalls