"I gave you the chance of aiding me willingly, but you have elected the way of pain."
Saruman the White, The Lord of The Rings
Another battle at Ricks, this time it was a four way battle where Rick took Harad, Dan took Elves, Lawrence took Uruk Hai and I took my Arnor army,
Hope you enjoy...
Hope you enjoy...
|Ricks Harad filth!|
|My Arnor army|
|Arvedui deployed between two buildings|
|Lawrence's Uruk Hai army deployed and started to march toward Rick...|
|Dan's elves edgde forward|
|Whilst Rick's Harad edged towards the elves|
|I decided to cover the spaces between the buildings|
|Arvedui and Malbeth the Seerer|
|The last King of Arnor|
|The Uruk Hai advanced - with the warg riders taking the centre.|
|Seeing an opportunity, I started to line some archers - rangers to face the Uruk Hai|
|The Rangers open fire on the Uruk hai|
|Rick's line holds firm|
|As two wargs are killed|
|Lawrence, turned his army to face my Arnor and lined his crossbows to return fire|
|Arnor, moved to stop the crossbows from being able to hit, this is called a tactical with drawl... |
or more commanly, running away!
|The Uruk hai's took the bait and marched straight at the Arnor army|
|This allowed my rangers to continue to have a target|
|Crossbows struggle to find a target|
|But are in position to fire next round|
|Arnor formed a huge circle to 'pounce' on the Uruk hai troops|
|Rick, who saw the Uruk Hai face the Arnor army, turned his army to face the elves, |
and started to exchange fire
|Dan, lined his elves up to face the Harad|
|Harad advanced further|
|Arnor prepare to swamp|
|But at the last second, the Uruk Hai withdrew, |
having sensed that they would struggle to win against the numbers of the arnor
|The Uruk Hai, used the buildings for cover from the rangers bow fire|
|The Uruk hai crossbows continue to fire, but have lost a few of them|
|Lawrence then charged his warg riders towards the elves...|
|Whilst Arnor reformed to cover the building gap|
|Wargs and elves engaged|
|Legolas is knocked prone|
|Arnor kept firing at the Uruk hai|
|And a third of the army moved off to take the objective from the Harad army|
|Arnor advanced further|
|The Uruk Hai paused not sure who to attack|
|The Elven cavalry started to move towards the warg riders|
|Elves v wargs|
|Finally, the Arnor and Uruk Hai clash|
|As the wargs are slowly wiped out|
|The Arnor took the upper hand and push the Uruk Hai back|
|But Lawrence was determined to take out the Arnor and advanced again|
|The Elves take out he last of the warg riders|
|Arnor press the advantage and surround the Uruk Hai|
|Arvedui charged the Shaman|
|The Uruk hai are struggling|
|And the last of them started to fall|
|Harad advance and took the centre, the Shadow Lord nullifying the elven and Arnor bow fire|
|Arnor kill the last of the Uruk hai|
|Next up the Elven cavalry reach the harad marker|
|The elves, continued their charge to reach the Harad at the centre of the battle field|
|Arnor sneaked up behind the fighting warriors|
|Harad on the hill|
|LURTZ, the last remaining Uruk Hai is surrounded and killed|
|Harad spread out to hold the hill|
|One of my rangers ran towards the vacant Uruk Hai marker/objective|
|The harad objective soon became a three way fight|
|Corsair captain fired his crossbow at Arnor ranger to stop him from reaching the objective|
|All out fighting for the objective|
|Black numenorean surrounded by Arnor|
|Arnor then lined up to take on the Harad army on the centre objective|
|Rick moves to take the Elven objective|
|While Arnor secure the objective from Harad|
|With the elves and Uruk Hai both killed, the battle ends.|
|Arnor 12 v 6 Harad|
Lawrence lost due to no clear direction, first he went after harad, then Arnor, then the Elves, then back to Arnor... then back to Harad. This meant that he was spread too far and was wilted done.
|Man of the Match:|
Malbeth the Seer
Man of the Match
This was a tough decision...
...no single hero stood out form the other, but I think that Malbeth the Seer would be a good contender due to the number of saves he did, keeping my troops in the fight and keeping my numbers high.
So for this fight, Malbeth is the man of the match.
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