Using the Lord Of The Rings movie license, The Battle for Middle-earth is a Real-Time Strategy game based upon both the renown literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien, and the film trilogy directed by Peter Jackson. Players are given control of enormous armies in the many of the epic battles depicted in the film. From waging all-out combat among the vast forces of good and evil to controlling your favorite heroes and characters to managing the troops.

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Return of Shadow Beta 0.3 Faction Showcase
Harad


Harad is the next faction in the Showcase.
Harad will be the 13th faction to be released later this year with Beta 0.35

General

Harad is a faction focused on raiding with quick hit and run tactics being its bread and butter.
They field strong ranged units as well as fast moving cavalry such as the Lancers and Jinetes.

Late game they have the mighty Mumakil that will crush all in its path.

They also get aid from the Corsairs of Umbar with their deathly sharp blades as well as the men of Far Harad.


Units


Harad starts with the Haradrim Warriors brandishing sharp curved blades they make for the core of the Haradrim infantry.
They also have access to the Haradrim Spearmen.
Harad's ranged units include the Haradrim Archers and Haradrim Skirimishers skilled at using Jarids and Javelins in combat.

Making up the Haradrim Cavalry are the Haradrim Lancers and Jinetes.

The Corsairs act as strong infantry focused on attacking.

Far Harad's units are the Shockers a powerful heavy infantry used in shock tactics and the Stalkers a ranged unit.


Of course Harad is also known for its beasts of War the Mumakil.
These Mumakil are much bigger than the ones you're familiar with.
They also have a new beast unit the Great Beast which you'll recognise from Return of the King as the large horned beasts these beasts will barrel into your enemies and scatter them at high speed.

Heroes


Herashir is a skilled archer and makes for good captain for Harad's ranged units.

Leading the men of Far Harad is their Chieftain Tahar a warrior like no other.
Asharin is the blade wielding master who's blades will slice up any enemy that dares to fight him.

Their leader is King Serakh a mighty warrior and leader of war on his steed he is nearly peerless.

Haradrim Lancers ride out

Haradrim Lancers surprise a battalion of Gondor Archers

Herashir is on the lookout for battle



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FadedDude101
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guys go to amazon to order
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FadedDude101
FadedDude101

looks cool, but desura you could ATLEAST give us a link to the game.

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Kark-Jocke
Kark-Jocke

I tried the beta of elves but none of them would work

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nnnooosssooo
nnnooosssooo

everythings been working fine but now my skirmish isn't working at all anyone know why

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nnnooosssooo

someone help

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jcdman
jcdman

i have a problem i am on the first level for the good and i save and then bam everyone dies please help

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Mr.IAmHere
Mr.IAmHere

Hello. I have played this game for about a year now and managed to finish both campaign's on easy and decided to replay the campaign on medium. however on the minas tirith level my gondor army is completely different. I lost all my melee infantry and 1 knight battalion. I tried to restart the level but it was the same all the time. Has anyone heard of this before?

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art100
art100

normal, the medium campaing starts with fewer units than the easier, as hard starts with even fewer

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Morgan123
Morgan123

Mail to morganlofberg@hotmail.com if you want to help me

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Morgan123
Morgan123

i want to make a mod for battle for middle earth 1 patch 1.02 but i nead help with it

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