Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Battle Report: 29Dec12

Here is another backlogged battle report I am posting. Hope you enjoy :)

Cirith Ungol & Knight of Umbar vs Lothlorien & Fangorn

Scenario: Grand Siege


Galadhrim Captain
Galadhrim Warrior /w Banner
13 Galadhrim Warriors /w Bow
10 Galadhrim Warriors /w Elf Blade & Shield
10 Galadhrim Warriors /w Spear
5 Guards of the Galadhrim Court
1 Ent (Disguised as a Mordor Troll Chieftain)


The Knight of Umbar with Armoured Fell Beast
24 Orc Warriors /w Shield
12 Orc Warriors /w Two-handed weapon
12 Orc Warriors /w Spear
12 Mordor Uruk-hai /w Two-handed weapon
Mordor War Catapult /w Troll & 3 crew
Mordor Siege Bow /w 2 crew

Turn 1:
Priority - Good
Catapult hits wall, no damage

Turn 2:
Priority - Evil
Galadriel Commands the banner bearer to move toward the catapult
Catapult hits wall and deals 2 batter points
Turn 3:
Priority - Good
Galadriel Commands the Troll loader to move away from the catapult
The Ent opens the gate
Siege bow shoots an archer who is killed and flung backward off the wall

Turn 4:
Priority - Evil
Galadriel fails to cast command
Siege bow shoots a second archer, who survives the shot but is killed after being flung backward off the wall
Three orcs hauling the siege ladders are slain by arrows

Turn 5:
Priority - Good
Galadriel again fails to cast command
Two more orcs carrying the siege ladders are slain by arrows along with an Uruk.
The catapult deals two more batter points of damage to the wall

Turn 6:
Priority - Good
Galadriel fails to cast Immobolize
The Ent throws a rock and hits, but fails to kill one of the orcs carrying the battering ram.
A second orc at the ram is not as fortunate and is slain by an archer

Turn 7:
Priority - Good
The ent slams the gate closed
Galadriel successfully Immobilizes an uruk carrying the far right siege ladder, halting it
Two orcs carrying the ram are slain by archers
Two more batter points are inflicted against the wall, leaving six remaining

Turn 8:
Priority - Good
Galadriel Immobilizes an orc at the ram, bringing it to a stop
Three ladders reach the wall and are raised
An Uruk at one of the ladders is slain by an archer
Shagrat is struck and killed by an errant siege bow bolt after failing his fate save

Turn 9:
Priority - Evil
The Elf Captain calls a heroic move, allowing him to push down one of the ladders
Leaving four batter points left, the wall is struck by a catapult boulder
Elves manage to push down a ladder on the left, causing an orc to fall and die
An archer shoots and kills an orc
An Uruk standing atop a ladder loses a fight and plummets to his death

Turn 10:
Priority - Good
The damaged section of wall collapses, carrying four elves to the ground with it, three of whom are killed
A ladder is knocked down
The Knight of Umbar resists an Immobilize from Galadriel
The battering ram scores two points against the gate, leaving one remaining

Turn 11:
Priority - Good
The Knight of Umbar again resists an immobilize attempt by Galadriel
The Fell Beast suffers a wound from an elvish arrow
A Mordor Uruk loses a fight and is killed, falling from atop his ladder but failing to knock any of his comrades down with him
An Uruk is squashed by the enraged ent
The gate bursts asunder as the battering ram smashes its way through.

Turn 12:
Priority - Evil

Another resist by the Knight of Umbar to an immobilize attempt
A ladder on the right falls, carrying one uruk and two orcs to their doom
A spear carrying orc is shot down by an archer
A second orc is smashed by the ent
An orc on one of the ladder is slain by an elf, who in falling from the ladder takes a second orc with him who also dies
Two orcs charging through the breached gate are slain by the elven defenders
The Knight of Umbar with his Fell Beast slays two elves

Turn 13:
Priority - Good
Another immobilize resist by the Knight of Umbar
Two spear orcs are slain by arrows, along with an uruk
An elf is killed by the Knight and his beast
An uruk loses a fight to an elf, falls and knocks a second orc of the ladder, but both survive
Another orc is stomped by the ent
An Uruk and an orc are killed by elves

Turn 14:
Priority - Evil
Galadriel succeeds in immobilizing the Knight who fails his resist roll
An shield orc, two-hander orc and the Drummer are slain by arrows
An orc falls from a ladder and is killed
A two-hander orc is swarmed by four elves and turned into a pin-cushion
A two-hander orc slays an elven archer
The ent kills yet another orc
An orc warrior manages to kill an elf
In a display of combat prowess not yet seen by evil this match, Gorbag manages to overcome a horde of elvish warriors, slaying three of them
An orc on a ladder is slain

Turn 15:
Priority - Evil
Now broken, the evil army begins to desert en masse. 13 orcs, including Gorbag, evidently satisfied with last turns killing, turn tail and run.
With only a small handful of warriors left on the battlefield and nowhere even close to the victory conditions, the remains of the evil army calls off the assault, for a decisive Good victory.

5 Galadhrim Warriors /w Elf Bows
5 Galadhrim Warriors /w Elf Blades & Shields
3 Galadhrim Warriors /w Spears
Total: 13
14 Orc Warriors /w Shield
6 Orc Warriors /w Two-handed weapon
7 Orc Warriors /w Spears
11 Mordor Uruk-hai

Total: 40

5 Orc Warriors /w Shield
2 Orc Warriors /w Two-handed weapon
3 Orc Warriors /w Spear
3 Catapult crew


  1. Excellent battle report... Very intresting...

  2. Thanks, I would definately do things a bit differently for future assault battles, but it was a lot of fun :)
    I have one more backlogged battle report to post, probably will do that tomorrow.