Quest:The Battle in the Tower

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The Battle in the Tower
Level Scaling
Type Skirmish
Repeatable Yes
Quest Group Skirmish
Quest Text

The Battle in the Tower
"The time has come for the last assault upon the fortress of Dol Guldur. The fighting begins even as a smaller force enters the citadel in secret, prepared to face their final foe..."

Background

The Enemy is entrenched within the Tower of Dol Guldur. It is time to strike them at their heart.

Objective 1

  • Claim the Entrance Hall

In order to secure the Tower, the Entrance Hall must first be claimed.

Bróin says, "I cannot believe our good fortune, <name>!"
Broín says, "The secret passage Thurimen has brought us up through the very foundations of Dol Guldur!"
Broín says, "You must aid the Golden Host as they do battle throughout the tower."
Broín says, "I will find Zigilburk, and meet up with you later!"
The Entrance Hall has been cleared. The banner may be claimed for the Free Peoples
You have claimed the Entrance Hall. Gears grind to the south as the gate to the Audience Chamber opens

Objective 2

  • Claim the Audience Chamber

The Entrance Hall is secure, and Sigileth will ensure nothing enters from behind you. The next target is the Audience Chamber across the hall.

Sigileth says, "The battle rages on! Our foes will fall before us like wheat-stalks at harvest-time!"
A counterattack has been launched against the Entrance Hall
Sigileth says, "Fight on, <name>! I will make certain our foes fear Lanchigil and Egnassigil!"
The counterattack has been defeated. The Entrance Hall is secure. It is safe to press on
The Audience Chamber has been cleared. The banner may be claimed for the Free Peoples
You have claimed the Audience Chamber. Gears grind to the east as the gate to the Lower Mustering Hall opens

Objective 3

  • Claim the Lower Mustering Hall

With the Entrance Hall and Audience Chamber claimed, you may begin to climb the Tower and seek to claim the Lower Mustering Hall.

A counterattack has been launched against the Audience Chamber
Ellunen says, "Let them come and meet their ending!"
The counterattack has been defeated. The Audience Chamber is secure. It is safe to press on
Ellunen says, "I will hold this place! You must advance further into the tower!"
The Lower Mustering Hall has been cleared. The banner may be claimed for the Free Peoples
You have claimed the Lower Mustering Hall. Gears grind to the south as the gate to the Upper Mustering Hall opens

Objective 4

  • Claim the Upper Mustering Hall

The Upper Mustering Hall is directly above the Lower...with it claimed, the Enemy will be confused and any reinforcements poorly armed.

A counterattack has been launched against the Lower Mustering Hall
Cúcheron says, "Let them come!"
A counterattack has been launched against the Lower Mustering Hall
Cúcheron says, "Onward, friends! You must continue the fight!"
The counterattack has been defeated. The Lower Mustering Hall is secure. It is safe to press on
The Upper Mustering Hall has been cleared. The banner may be claimed for the Free Peoples
You have claimed the Upper Mustering Hall. Gears grind to the west as the gate to the Armoury opens

Objective 5

  • Claim the Armoury

With the Mustering Halls claimed, it is time to take the Armoury and reclaim Zigilburk.

A counterattack has been launched against the Upper Mustering Hall
A counterattack has been launched against the Upper Mustering Hall
Ningloril says, "The attack is going well! Continue onward, and seize victory for the Golden Host!"
The counterattack has been defeated. The Upper Mustering Hall is secure. It is safe to press on
Mazog says, "What is this?"
Mazog says, "Is this some trick? You cannot have been such a fool to come here!"
Mazog says, "I feared I would need to hunt you down, but you have saved me the trouble!"
Mazog says, "You caused me such trouble while you were alive."
Mazog says, "My kingdom, stolen by dwarves!"
Mazog says, "To be shackled and brought to this prison of nightmares, here to be jailed alongside dirty dwarves!"
Broín says, "Mazog!"
Mazog says, "But my imprisonment did not last long!"
Mazog says, "There are still Orcs in this tower who respect the name of Mazog, Ruler of Caves!"
Broín says, "I swore to end you, Mazog, and I will see it done!"
Mazog says, "It is not to be, lowly dwarf! I came to this chamber for a reason!"
Mazog says, "With this axe of mithril, not even the ruler of this tower can keep Mazog a prisoner!"
Mazog says, "But first you will die!"

Objective 6

  • Claim the Armoury
  • Bróin must survive the battle

With the Mustering Halls claimed, it is time to take the Armoury and reclaim Zigilburk.

Mazog says, "You have not won, <name>."
Mazog says, "The Orcs of Moria will avenge my death."
Mazog says, "Hear me, Bróin, and let your courage seep away!"
Mazog says, "Wherever your people catch a glint of gold, or silver, or gems beneath the mountains..."
Mazog says, "...there will be an Orc to slay him, every one. That is my vow! That is the word of Mazog!"
Broín says, "I too have taken an oath, Mazog. See it now fulfilled!"
The Armoury has been cleared. The banner may be claimed for the Free Peoples
You have claimed the Armoury and recovered Zigilburk
Broín says, "It is done. Mazog is defeated, and Zigilburk is returned."
Broín: 'Mazog has fallen and Zigilburk is returned, it is a good day to be a dwarf. Let us head back to celebrate with some ale.'

Optional Encounter 1: Defeat Thangaran

Encounter: The flames on the braziers are curiously unlit - Right-click the braziers.
Encounter Update: As the second flame lights, Thangaran comes screaming around the corner ahead

Optional Encounter 2: Defeat Iaerien

Encounter: Maniacal laughing echoes from ahead

Optional Encounter 3: Defeat Hogaward

Encounter: From back down the hall Hogaward yells, 'The brigands of Bree-land and Dol Guldur will be allies!

Optional Encounter 4: Defeat Múdku

Encounter: This room contains several weapon racks that might be worth searching
Encounter Update: This weapon rack contains nothing of interest
Encounter Update: This weapon rack contains nothing of interest
Encounter Update: This weapon rack contains nothing of interest
Encounter Update: Múdku comes screaming from a side room, 'Mine! Mine! Get away!'

Optional Encounter 5: Defeat Blord

Encounter: In the room below, Blord enters the tower and roars

Optional Encounter 6: Defeat Gundnákh

Encounter: A roar erupts from below you as Gundnákh emerges from his room

Optional Encounter 7: Defeat Gadhumúrz

Encounter: Growling comes from down the hall. Gadhumúrz is hungry

Optional Encounter 8: Defeat Urbor

Encounter: The lanterns ahead are curiously unlit
Encounter Update: A roar and the clanging of armour echoes down the hallway ahead