Isengard (after)

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This page is about Isengard and its environs AFTER the Battle of the Hornburg. For Isengard BEFORE the Battle of the Hornburg, see Isengard (disambiguation)
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Isengard (after)
Region: Nan Curunír
Area: Isengard (after)
Location: [47.7S, 89.7W]
Orthanc still stands behind the fallen walls of Isengard



Location

The ruins of Isengard (after) represents Isengard (Nan Curunír) after the Battle of the Hornburg - March 3-4.

Lore

The breaking of Isengard at the hands of the Ents

During the Battle of the Hornburg, March 3-4, the Ents of Fangorn Forest, led by Treebeard after prodding by Merry and Pippin, marched upon Isengard.

The Ring of Isengard has been ripped apart and the entire Vale of Nan Curunír flooded as the Ents shattered Saruman's dam holding back the River Isen.

Travel

A Huorn of Fangorn Forest that can guide you to Derndingle


Connections

Maps

Isengard after the Battle of the Hornburg Nan Curunir topographic map


With the release of Update 13: The Breaking of Isengard, there are two unique visions of Isengard presented to the player.
  • Isengard Before the Battle of the Hornburg.
  • Isengard After the Battle of the Hornburg.
The events which take place with the Breaking of Isengard take place concurrently with the Battle of the Hornburg at the end of Book II -- The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers.
The Game Mechanics of LOTRO allow the player to simply and easily move between the two locations depicting the two events.
  • Note that Chickens can access these way-points!
Waypoint headed east

Before the Battle of the Hornburg

West Rohan was introduced with Update 12, the Helm's Deep Expansion.
Near the Rohirrim Soldier, [88.1S, 2.1W], he says:
"Approach the gate to reach the lands to the East."
"Approach the gate and I will open it for you."

After the Battle of the Hornburg

The Gap of Rohan was introduced with Update 4, the Rise of Isengard Expansion.
Waypoint headed west
  • From from Westfold and The Fords of Isen After the battle of March 2 when Saruman's army overwhelmed the Rohirrim --
Cross the ford and ride toward Grimbold's Camp, turn west, toward River Watch (to the left) and a fallen tree -- This takes you to the Gap of Rohan outside Grimbold's Camp.
Near the Rohirrim Soldier, [54.5S, 91.2W], he says:
"You must climb over this fallen tree to go further west."

Land Connections

Nan Curunír

The Stonedeans lie beyond this pass from the FLooded Isengard
Approximate arrival area: [46.4S, 81.9W] -- on the path behind the Mead Hall of Woodhurst.

Returning takes you to Entwood.

Entwood

The pass between the Stonedeans and the Entwood
The pass between the Broadacres and the Entwood