The Plateau of Gorgoroth

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The Plateau of Gorgoroth is a Region in Mordor.

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Lore

The Plateau of Gorgoroth lies immediately behind the Morannon, the Black gate, in the Land of Mordor, where the shadows lie.

The Plateau of Gorgoroth was a high desolate plain in northwestern Mordor enclosed by the Ephel Dúath on the west and the Ered Lithui on the north. The only known passages into the plateau through these mountain walls were Carach Angren (the Isenmouthe) (from Udûn and the Morannon), Cirith Ungol, and the Imlad Morgul (Morgul Vale).[1]

To the southeast, between two arms of the mountain ranges, was a gap that opened upon the land of Nurn.[2]

In this dreary wasteland fumes issued from fissures in the ground and smoke curled and settled in hollows. Centered in the desolation some forty miles east of the Ephel Duath rose the Orodruin (Mount Doom). It and Barad-dûr, situated on a spur of the Ered Lithui and rising taller than the volcano, dominated the landscape of the plateau.[3]

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Map of Rohan, Gondor, and Mordor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "The West of Middle-earth at the End of the Third Age" [map]
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Land of Shadow"

Areas

There are five areas in the Gorgoroth Region:

Udûn

Settlements and Landmarks of Udûn
Settlements: Udûn Foothold
Landmarks: MorannonCarach AngrenDurthangAnglach

Dor Amarth

Settlements and Landmarks of Dor Amarth
Settlements: Ruins of Dingarth * Lûghash
Landmarks: Ered LithuiBarad-dûrThe Abyss of MordathFushaum TumBlozronkSárronkNauronk

Lhingris

Settlements and Landmarks of Lhingris
Settlements: None
Landmarks: Amon RûthCirith UngolDath NethrynEphel DúathFennas GostIant AngosKála-murgKâm LagúrzLugvargNelegrothTorech Ungol

Agarnaith

Settlements and Landmarks of Agarnaith
Settlements: Agarnaith Ranger Camp
Landmarks: Lair of the Gloom-lordMokál RukhBhol RûdhViznak's HideoutFaltor GâmKala-gijakSeregost

Talath Úrui

Settlements and Landmarks of Talath Úrui
Settlements: Magh Ashtu
Landmarks: Ledge of TerrorCourt of HorrorStrand of FireAsh WatchLedge of DreadLedge of FearAshronkKrulronkGakhronkZagronk

Reputation Factions


Quest Chains

Gorgoroth Quests(empty)
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Volume IV of the Epic Quest line completes at the Black Gate. (Free. Does not reequire purchase of the Mordor Expansion.)

Additionally, a new quest line is introduced: The Black Book of Mordor: Where the Shadows Lie (Requires purchase of the Mordor Expansion.)

Task Quests

Task bulletin boards are found at:
Tasks found on those bulletin boards:
Task Qty Level Faction Standing Increase SXP IXP
Gorgoroth Task: Curious Goo 10 115 Conquest of Gorgoroth: 300 Yes Yes
Gorgoroth Task: Intriguing Filth 10 115 Conquest of Gorgoroth: 300 Yes Yes
Gorgoroth Task: Mysterious Ears 10 115 Conquest of Gorgoroth: 300 Yes Yes
Gorgoroth Task: Obsidian Scales 10 115 Conquest of Gorgoroth: 300 Yes Yes
Gorgoroth Task: Stony Skins 10 115 Conquest of Gorgoroth: 300 Yes Yes


Deeds

See Gorgoroth Deeds for an overview of all deeds under the Gorgoroth tab of the Mordor page of the Deed Log.


Scourges

The Scourges may be encountered randomly on the landscape. However, they are intended to be tackled weekly as part of the Allegiance System.
This wrapper quest is part of the Allegiance System
The individual Scourges may also be encountered independently

Hidden Threats

The Hidden Threats are encountered randomly on the landscape.

Titles

NPCs

Map(s)

Mouseover for details. Area and instance maps available thru the Areas above and thru Category: Regional Maps.


the Plateau of Gorgoroth

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Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of The Plateau of Gorgoroth
Settlements: Agarnaith Ranger CampLûghashMagh AshtuRuins of DingarthUdûn Foothold
Areas: AgarnaithDor AmarthLhingrisOrodruinTalath ÚruiUdûn
Landmarks: Amon ThaurAnglachAsh WatchAshronkBarad-dûrBhol RûdhBlozronkCarach AngrenCirith GorgorCirith UngolCourt of HorrorDath NethrynDurthangEred LithuiFaltor GâmFennas GostFushaum BalFushaum TûmGakhronkGhashghurmGrishbalt (Gorgoroth)Iant AngosIant RuinKala-gijakKála-murgKrulronkLair of the Gloom-lordLedge of DreadLedge of FearLedge of TerrorLûghashLugvargMokál RukhMorannonMordathMorgaiMornaurNauronkNaerbandNelegrothOrodirSammath NaurSárronkSeregostStrand of FireThe Abyss of MordathThorzhafTorech UngolViznak's HideoutZagronk
Settlements and Landmarks of Udûn
Settlements: Udûn Foothold
Landmarks: MorannonCarach AngrenDurthangAnglach
Settlements and Landmarks of Dor Amarth
Settlements: Ruins of Dingarth * Lûghash
Landmarks: Ered LithuiBarad-dûrThe Abyss of MordathFushaum TumBlozronkSárronkNauronk
Settlements and Landmarks of Lhingris
Settlements: None
Landmarks: Amon RûthCirith UngolDath NethrynEphel DúathFennas GostIant AngosKála-murgKâm LagúrzLugvargNelegrothTorech Ungol
Settlements and Landmarks of Talath Úrui
Settlements: Magh Ashtu
Landmarks: Ledge of TerrorCourt of HorrorStrand of FireAsh WatchLedge of DreadLedge of FearAshronkKrulronkGakhronkZagronk
Settlements and Landmarks of Agarnaith
Settlements: Agarnaith Ranger Camp
Landmarks: Lair of the Gloom-lordMokál RukhBhol RûdhViznak's HideoutFaltor GâmKala-gijakSeregost

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