Assault on the Ringwraiths' Lair

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Assault on the Ringwraiths' Lair
Level: 60+
Cluster: Skirmish
Region: Mirkwood


Assault on the Ringwraiths' Lair, is a level 60-150 skirmish, it occurs within the fortress of Dol Guldur in Mirkwood. Skirmishes, can be started by using the Instance Finder, (as long as you're not in an instance already).

Taking the baileys of Dol Guldur will leave the interior defences weak and vulnerable.


This Skirmish has a minimum level of 60 and requires the completion of the quest Volume II, Book 9, Chapter 15: Assault on Dol Guldur.

Group, Level and Tier

There are three Tiers of difficulty for this Skirmish

You can start this skirmish for the following groups:

  • Solo (1) or Duo (2)
  • Small Fellowship (3) or Fellowship (6)
  • Raid (12)




For all possible skirmish lieutenants, see the page Skirmish Lieutenants.


Random Encounter mobs:

Instance Overview

Fight your way thru the Outer and Inner Baileys, as you clear the baileys a large gate will open to the next. In various baileys you will find help from the Golden Host, specifically Cúcheron, Sigileth and Ningloril.

  • If the first flag doesn't go into capture mode, check the nearby "cellar" (on right, looking from where you came from in the beginning) for enemies, since all enemies must be killed before the flag can be captured.
  • After capturing and defending the Inner Bailey you need to go back down the stairs where you came from and find the way up to the bridge crossing the courtyard you previously cleared. The guardian of the Ringwraith's Lair is across this bridge, along the last capture-flag.

Boss and End Fight

The boss fight against the Uluithiad is pretty straight forward.

Name Species
Uluithiad Wraith
  • By level stat details are on the boss page


Competing the skirmish will reward Malledhrim Reputation. Rewards and Loot scale to the level, group size, and tier of the Skirmish. Loot is found by/at/in/from:

  • Completing quest flags or objectives
  • Skirmish Lieutenants
  • Encounters
  • End Boss(es)
  • Fancy Wooden Chest (appears after the boss fight)
  • Sometimes the last banner must be activated before the chest appears, be aware and do not leave until the boss loot or chest has been found.

Skirmish Marks are the main reward from skirmishes. They are stored in the characters Wallet window. Marks, Medallions, and Seals are used to barter at the many Skirmish Camps.

Summary Loot List