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This page is about the landscape location. For the Resource Instance version, see The Tower of Durthang
Region: The Plateau of Gorgoroth
Area: Udûn
Location: [46.2S, 1.4E]
Region: The Plateau of Gorgoroth
Area: Lhingris
Location: [48.3S, 1.7E]


Durthang (Sindarin for Dark Oppression) is a point of interest and Public Dungeon area in the Plateau of Gorgoroth, between Udûn [46.2S, 1.4E] and Lhingris. [48.3S, 1.7E] The main entrance is in Udûn, with a back door leading into Lhingris. Inside are many Orcs, Uruks, and Black Númenóreans. High above the entrances is a tower-top[47.0S, 3.2E] doorway leading to the tower end-boss and a birds-eye view of all of Udûn.

For the level 115 Crafting Instance see The Tower of Durthang.


The following deeds can be advanced by visiting this location:



The following creatures are found within this area:


This was once a fortress of Gondor called Durthand (Sindarin for Dark Shield), where the Thandrim, a staunch group of Gondorian sentinels, held watch over the blasted plain of Gorgoroth. After it fell to the Orcs, it was renamed to Durthang and turned into the dark castle it is today.