The Dwarf Holds (TDH for short) is a modification for the Battle for Middle-earth, a real time strategy game by EA. We're adding a Dwarven faction based on Erebor, while also tweaking and adding a couple of things to the four original factions to get them up to the level of our new faction. This mod is being developed by Nertea, Matias (Dorian_Gray), M@tt, mike_ and Lauri. The mod is hosted by The 3rd Age, a division of Revora, the creative community.

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4 comments by MathijsRevora on Apr 24th, 2014

Hello everyone,

We are proud to present to you all...

An Unexpected Mod

AUM is a campaign mod for BFME2. We are working on creating a new campaign based on the events of The Hobbit (films and books, including LotR appendices).

These missions will be mapped and scripted from scratch, with all-new art for units and heroes. Our current mission list (without gameplay details, of course ;)) can be found in the mod's summary.

To participate in an active discussion about what each mission will entail, you can join us at our subforum on

We will be updating this profile often with new renders, map screenshots, and other goodies.


The AUM Team

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The Dwarf Holds Version 0.75

The Dwarf Holds Version 0.75

Mar 22, 2012 Full Version 19 comments

The second release of The Dwarf Holds, complete with installer and update utility. Contains many buxfixes, balance changes, and tons of new content. Please...

The Dwarf Holds v. 0.5

The Dwarf Holds v. 0.5

Feb 17, 2010 Full Version 7 comments

The first release of The Dwarf Holds, complete with installer and update utility.

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Wizga Jul 21 2012, 3:59pm says:

can you please add legolas back to rohan! add him to that spell that allows summoning haldir!!

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_Haldir_ Oct 11 2012, 2:17am replied:

Legolas is summonable as part of Rohan's Three Hunters power.

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crazychameleon Jul 20 2012, 4:10am says:

and also @citizenslayer this is free and for people who do not have bfm2

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Citzenslayer Jul 4 2012, 5:46pm says:

Who needs dwarfs mod when you got complete faction in bfme2... :D

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m@tt Jul 11 2012, 5:31pm replied:

BFME II's dwarf faction can only dream to be as well thought out and designed as TDH's dwarf faction.

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Elbareth May 19 2012, 1:30pm says:

Im in love <3 (I like dwarves)

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katy1221 May 3 2012, 6:06pm says:

will galadriel(white costom like in bfme2 evil mission 1 ) be a playable hero without the one ring and will celeborn be playable to (in original costom like in lotr bfme2 evil campaign mission 1

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m@tt Jul 11 2012, 5:32pm replied:

No - with no Elven faction, Galadriel really doesn't fit in anyway. Haldir made it into Rohan though.

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Lord_Oden1234 Apr 29 2012, 7:14pm says:

so...where can we get the patch, i want to play this version, but i keep getting a pink screen after the dwarf slams the rock with "the dwarf holds" on it...

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Lord_Oden1234 Apr 30 2012, 7:44pm replied:

fixed it...and are you planning on fixing the buildings? the gondor ones look retarded, and the rest of the original factions' don't look much better...

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Lord_Oden1234 May 1 2012, 9:34pm replied:

fixed that too...had to reinstall. Only thing i can see that REALLY needs work is the dwarven AI and isengard crossbowmen's damage output (compared to other archers it's insanely high)

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 10/10

This mod is extremely good, maybe even the best bfme 1 mod out there, It adds an entire, fully complete dwarf faction that blends in perfectly with the other 4, there are a TON of maps that are all extremely well made, and nearly all units have been re-skined and look amazing. I would definitely recommend it, cause it's only going to get better with each update.

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