The Orc-watch

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Settlements-icon.png The Orc-watch
Region: Moria
Area: Redhorn Lodes
Location: [11.1S, 106.7W]
The Orc-watch.jpg


The Orc-watch is located in The Redhorn Lodes within Moria. [11.1S, 106.7W]

Click here for step by step directions for traveling to and from the Orc Watch.





Destination Region Cost Prerequisites
Anazârmekhem The Flaming Deeps 30 Silver  Min Level: 45
Dolven-view The Great Delving 30 Silver  Min Level: 45
Shadowed Refuge The Foundations of Stone 30 Silver  Min Level: 45
The Rotting Cellar The Water-works 30 Silver  Min Level: 45
Twenty-first Hall Zelem-melek 30 Silver  Min Level: 45


The following deeds can be obtained by visiting this place:




Supplies & Services

NPC Function Coords
Dwarf.png Fengur Iron Garrison Miners [11.1S, 106.8W]
Dwarf.png Gáir Iron Garrison Guards [11.0S, 106.7W]
Dwarf.png Holmlag Provisioner [11.1S, 106.7W]
Dwarf.png Hugald Relic-master [11.0S, 106.7W]
Dwarf.png Hún Healer [11.0S, 106.6W]
Dwarf.png Sólver Forge-master [11.0S, 106.7W]
Dwarf.png Thálfi Stable-master [11.1S, 106.9W]

Equipment Traders

NPC Function Coords
Dwarf.png Ingól Heavy Armour Trader [11.1S, 106.8W]
Dwarf.png Kalmar Medium Armour Trader [11.0S, 106.7W]
Dwarf.png Reng Light Armour Trader [11.1S, 106.7W]


NPC Function Coords
HumanM.png Armbeald Quest - Hunter [11.0S, 106.6W]
Dwarf.png Avar Quest [11.0S, 106.8W]
Dwarf.png Ingifast Quest [11.1S, 106.5W]
Dwarf.png Isólf Quest [11.4S, 106.7W]
Dwarf.png Ossur Quest [11.2S, 106.7W]
Dwarf.png Róarr Quest [11.1S, 106.5W]
Dwarf.png Thithrand Quest [11.0S, 106.8W]


The Orc-watch has been founded by Brogur and Bosi's dwarf expedition as a watch-post over the Orc horde that holds the Redhorn Lodes. The dwarves hope to cut the different Orc tribes off from each other by controlling such key points throughout Moria, but the odds stand brutally against them.
At the edge of Zelem-melek’s high plateau stands the Orc-watch, a Dwarf outpost overlooking the dusty mines of the Redhorn Lodes. Occupying a pair of guarded and lightly fortified entryways, the Orcwatch defends the steep stairway that leads up from the Redhorn Lodes to the east, and provides a bit of refuge to those adventurers who retreat to the nearby ring of stones.
Within the Orcwatch, a small gang of Dwarves make plans to antagonize the Enemy and disrupt the work of Orc-kind in Moria. These Dwarves have only a minimum of manpower: a Stable-master, a Forge-master, a healer, a provisioner, and a handful of brave planners. What they need are sturdy weapons, strong arms to wield them, and stout hearts willing to brave the monsters roaming all around.
With the Orcwatch as a base, strike out into the Redhorn Lodes, The Flaming Deeps, and Zelem-melek. Confront the mysterious beetles chittering nearby. Cut down the Warg-rider patrols stalking about. Capture the enemy’s weapons, and use them to arm Dwarf colonists for coming battles against the Orcs. Turn the hatred of the Moria Orcs against their cousins from Mordor.
Here, at the Orcwatch, in the geographic heart of Moria, it may be possible to bring new light into the darkness of Khazad-dûm. Completing that heroic task is up to you. [1]

Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of The Redhorn Lodes
Areas: Grodbog HiveStazgnâkh
Settlements: Auti's CampGharâf-fehemKnakk's CampThe Orc-watch
Landmarks: Ashpar's CommandBudkhul-bekenThe Burning AltarThe Chittering HoleClaw HollowFulz-zaharThe Gate of RuinGharâf-fehemThe Great HiveThe Heart of FireMalmezelMenem-mezelNud-hedenThe Ore-houseThe Tailing PitThe Way of Smiths‎Tumun-ghâr
Instances: The Grand Stair