The Ford of Bruinen (Skirmish)

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This page is about the skirmish. For the location, see The Ford of Bruinen (PoI). For the deed, see Ford of Bruinen (Deed)
The Ford of Bruinen
Level: 40+
Cluster: Skirmish
Region: Trollshaws


The Ford of Bruinen is a Skirmish which takes place in the Trollshaws. Skirmishes, can be started by using the Instance Finder, (as long as you're not in an instance already).


The Ford of Bruinen is the last bulwark leading into the hidden vale of Rivendell. Orcs in the service of Angmar lay siege at the Ford, seeking to penetrate the defences of Imladris.


Players must reach level 40 to access.

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)


There is one quest in this skirmish that scales to your level. You will automatically receive it when entering the Skirmish.

Other Quests:


  • The Ford of Bruinen Deed rewards the Title: Forded Bruinen
  • There are a number of Skirmish Lieutenants Deeds
  • Since you will only meet one or two of these encounter mobs each skirmish, you will have to do several sessions before you can complete it.
  • Mobs you encounter must be close to your level or the kill will not count towards the deed
  • You can also encounter Trolls, Giants and Worms that will increase your Trollshaws slayer deeds.


Assist in combat, both must survive:


For all possible skirmish lieutenants, see the page Skirmish Lieutenants. The following creatures are encounters within this skirmish:


Random Encounter mobs:

Instance Overview

Elrohir and Elladan, sons of Elrond, are prepared to stand against the army of the Enemy attempting to cross the Bruinen. Elrohir is awaiting your arrival. The sons will help with the fight but its up to you to keep them alive. Its best if you can find a way to keep them together, they tend to fight away from each other which spells trouble. You will fight waves of mobs that fall from the North and South siege towers.

Boss and End Fight

The final boss Níngrat will drop from the center siege tower. Remember to loot either the boss corpse or the chest.

Name Species
Níngrat Uruk
  • By level stat details are on the boss page


No raid specific notes.

Rewards and Loot

Competing the skirmish will reward Elves of Rivendell 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

For by level and tier details see Skirmish Rewards