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    1. Introduction...(I1T)
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    A. Table of Contents
    
    1. Introduction...............(I1T)
    2. Controls/Classes...........(C2S)
         A. Normal Classes........(NCS)
         B. Special Classes.......(SPC)
         C. Heroes................(HER)
    3. Walk-Through...............(T3G)
         A. Good Campaign.........(GPM)
         B. Evil Campaign.........(ECM)
    4. Closing/Legal/Contact......(C4L)
    
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    B. Introduction
    ====================
    This is now the third guide that Iíve written, my first two being for 
    the Wiiís No More Heroes and Afro Samurai on the PS3 and 360. This 
    guide is intended to be used as a walkthrough for the main two 
    campaigns in the game. The Guide section details which strategies work 
    for which levels in the campaign. These are not the only correct ways 
    to get through the game, but they are the most effective strategies 
    Iíve found. The Classes section details how each class should be played 
    and how to effectively fight any of the other four classes. I hope this 
    guide is useful and you have fun with the game.
    
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    2. Classes...(C2S)
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    There are four main classes in the game. These classes each have 
    different playing strategies and methods for how to play them. This 
    section details what each class is good at, as well as when you should 
    use each one and how they should be played. There are mostly only 
    cosmetic differences between the two sides, the only real difference 
    being spawn points and which heroes are available to you.
    
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    A. Normal Classes...(NCS)
    ==============================
    These classes are selectable by default, and are the primary playable 
    units in the game.
    
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    I. Warrior
    ====================
    Warriorís are this gameís tank. Warriors focus on close range combat, 
    forgoing range in place of brute strength. Warriors can use the flaming 
    sword line of special moves, which gives each of a warriorís basic 
    moves extra damage and the ability to light things on fire to deal 
    damage over time. As a Warrior, you can safely charge into a crowd of 
    enemies and take them down using a mix of combo attacks and special 
    moves that affect a wide area around you. Warriors might lack the 
    specialization of other classes, but they more than make up for it with 
    brute strength.
    
    The good:
    -Warriors are the most powerful class in close combat by far.
    -Warriors have the highest defense out of all the classes. This makes 
    them great units to take control of enemy bases.
    -Warriorís special moves are very balanced and useful. They have a 
    charge attack, a short range shock wave, and a spinning area attack.
    
    The bad:
    -Warriors are useless at any range other than close. They have a 
    throwing axe, but itís only useful to knock enemies down and deals very 
    little damage.
    -Warriors will be torn apart by any long range enemies, which basically 
    requires the use of a Mageís shield to approach concentrated areas.
    -Warriors are the only class that doesnít recover energy over time, 
    meaning that to use fighting moves you will have to continually attack 
    enemies.
    
    II. Fighting other Classes
    
    Against Mages:
    ---
    At long range, mages will absolutely devastate you. When fighting a 
    mage, get in close to them as quickly as possible. Even if you get hit 
    with lighting while advancing on them, once youíre close enough to hit 
    them you should easily be able to combo them until theyíre dead.
    
    Against Scouts:
    ---
    Scouts present a unique challenge. Youíre more powerful, but theyíre 
    fast and can combo you easier. You should be moving around enough to 
    avoid their backstab attacks if youíre just playing like normal, but in 
    straight up combat charge at them with a special move before they have 
    a chance to hit you. This should allow you to kill them most of the 
    time before they have a chance to counterattack. 
    
    Against Archers:
    ---
    Donít directly try to approach archers as you would a mage. Either use 
    a throwing axe to try and knock them down or move towards them using 
    cover. Archers have too many abilities that will knock you down to 
    charge head on, so be careful about approaching them. At close range 
    they should be easy.
    
    Against Warriors:
    ---
    The best way to defend against fellow warriors is to guard their 
    attacks and hit them at the end of their combo. Most Warriors will 
    usually try to start a combo with fast attacks and then move to the 
    heavier shield breaking moves, so strike when you see them wind up for 
    one of their big attacks.
    
    III. Controls
    ---
    L.Stick: Moves
    R. Stick: Aims
    A: Jump
    X: Light attack
    Y: Heavy attack
    B: Guard breaker attack
    L.Bumper: Combine with X/Y/B for special moves.
    R.Trigger: Block
    L.Trigger: Throwing Axe
    
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    I. Archers
    ====================
    Archers are the gameís primary ranged units. An Archerís basic attack 
    is an arrow shot in place of any sort of combo, and an archerís four 
    special moves are variations on a regular arrow shot: poison arrows 
    that damage over time, fire arrows that explode and knock people down, 
    and a multi-shot that fires targeted arrows at nearby enemies (think 
    shotgun). Archers are less front line combatants than they are 
    defenders. The best place for an archer is shortly outside the heat of 
    battle, where they can pelt the enemy with arrows.
    
    Pros:
    -Arrows shoot very fast, and headshots deal a lot of damage.
    -Versatile special moves that suit a lot of combat situations.
    -Able to ďrun and gunĒ effectively.
    -Hard for Warriors and Scouts to effectively approach without taking 
    damage.
    
    Cons:
    -The worst class in close range. Archers only have a single kick that 
    functions only to knock enemies down and barely does any damage. 
    Archers will be obliterated by any other class in close range
    -Regular arrows do relatively little damage.
    -Need other units around to help defend them to make them effective.
    
    II. Fighting other Classes
    
    Against Mages:
    ---
    The biggest problem for Archers is a Mages shield. Whenever you see and 
    un-shielded mage in a group, focus on taking them out first by either 
    knocking them down with an explosive arrow or poisoning them. Donít try 
    to approach Mages head on, weaken them and then let a Warrior or Scout 
    finish the job.
    
    Against Scouts:
    ---
    Archers tend to spend a lot of time sitting still, so this can make 
    them targets for assassination from scouts. In order to avoid this, 
    watch out for the glimmer of invisible scouts and keep moving at all 
    times. Scouts are easily taken out at long range, so the hard part 
    about fighting them is just knowing where they are.
    
    Against Archers:
    ---
    This basically just comes down to who can aim better and shoot faster. 
    It helps to have a mage on your side that can shield you, but this 
    match-up is mostly just dependent on your shooting skills than any real 
    strategy. The best way Iíve found is aim for head shots when theyíre 
    standing still as it will often take a moment for them to realize 
    theyíre under attack.
    
    Against Warriors:
    ---
    Never let them get close to you. Warriors need to be close to deal any 
    sort of damage to you, so knock them down with explosive arrows or 
    multi-shot to stop them from advancing. You really shouldnít have much 
    of a problem with Warriors, even if you have no energy saved up you 
    should be able to kill most warriors before theyíre close enough to 
    kill you
    
    III. Controls
    ---
    L.Stick: Move
    R. Stick: Aim
    X: Melee attack
    A: Jump
    R.Trigger: Shoot Bow
    L.Trigger: Zooms
    L.Bumper: Multi-arrow
    Y+R.Trigger: Poison arrow
    B+R.Trigger: Fire Arrow
    
    
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    I. Scouts
    ====================
    Scouts are the gameís second melee class, though they function quite a 
    bit differently from Warriors. Scouts are focused around stealth and 
    speed instead of brute strength, and their abilities focus more about 
    getting quick kills than surviving drawn out struggles. The most 
    notable ability of the scout is to turn invisible. When invisible, 
    scouts can only be found by spotting the shimmer their invisibility 
    gives off. While invisible, you can instantly kill ANY enemy by 
    pressing the right bumper while behind them. This makes scouts prime 
    choices to take out difficult to kill units.
    
    Pros
    -The instant kill ability can kill any units, including heroes.
    -Invisibility prevents AI from seeing you at all, and makes it hard for 
    other players to notice you unless theyíre looking for you.
    -Scouts can hit very quickly and have a lot of options for long combos
    -Firebombs deal a lot of damage and charge fast.
    
    Cons:
    -More useful than Warriors at long range, but not by much.
    -When knocked down, itís almost always a death sentence.
    -Scouts lack the damage output of warriors, and need to rely on instant 
    stealth kills to really make a dent in the enemy forces.
    -For the most part, lackluster special moves.
    -Relatively short range for Melee attacks means you need to be close to 
    damage the enemy.
    
    II. Fighting other Classes
    
    Against Mages:
    ---
    Mages are the easiest class to fight as Scouts. Mages are usually too 
    focused on supporting allies or fighting a group of enemies to notice 
    invisible scouts. Due to their play style, Mages often end up standing 
    around and not going much at all. As you might imagine, this makes them 
    easy targets for instant kills.
    
    Against Scouts:
    ---
    Hit them before they hit you. Other scouts will be moving around just 
    as much as you are, so trying to stealth kill them is quite difficult. 
    Attack them with long combo chains or use your firebomb against them to 
    run away and focus on easier to kill enemies.
    
    Against Archers:
    ---
    Similar to fighting Mages, Archers are easy targets for stealth kills. 
    Theyíre not as easy to kill as Mages in this respect, but theyíre still 
    easy enough to sneak up on. If you manage to get within melee range, 
    you can just attack them with normal moves if you canít stealth kill 
    them and theyíll probably still die anyway.
    
    Against Warriors:
    ---
    Warriors can be tough foes. They move around a lot, so stealth kills 
    are fairly difficult to easily perform on them. They can kill you at 
    close range with very little difficulty, so itís honestly just best to 
    avoid warriors unless you have to fight them. When you do, use your 
    superior speed to get them in long combo chains to avoid them hitting 
    you.
    
    III. Controls
    ---
    L.Stick: Moves
    R. Stick: Aims
    A: Jump
    X: Light attack
    Y: Heavy attack
    B: Guard breaker attack
    R.Bumper: Backstab, only while behind enemy and invisible
    L.Bumper: Stealth/Special moves when combined with X/Y/B
    R.Trigger: Block
    L.Trigger: Satchel Bomb
    
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    I. Mages
    ====================
    Mages are a sort of support class that has access to lots of different 
    abilities that can useful in lots of different situations. Mages are 
    primarily defensive due to a few of their abilities: a Mageís shield is 
    a large bubble that will prevent stop all ranged attacks from damaging 
    anyone within the shield, and they also have the ability to heal 
    themselves and allies. This doesnít mean the Mage isnít offensive, as 
    the have a great area attack fireball and lightning move. Mages are 
    also effective at even close range, as they have a simple three-hit 
    combo and a shockwave attack that knocks all enemies down. Mages have a 
    lot of options in battle, but it takes skill to truly know how to play 
    one.
    
    Pros:
    -Can heal self and allies, which is immensely useful.
    -Can at fight at long range.
    -Can fight at close range.
    -Attack spells effect a wide area a deal a lot of damage.
    -Can stop all incoming ranged attacks with bubble shield.
    
    Cons:
    -Can be close ranged or long range, but other classes are individually 
    better at both than the Mage.
    -Mages are designed to play with allies, and trying to fight alone as a 
    Mage can be challenging.
    -Have to rely on spells for most functions, which take time to recharge 
    and canít be used in rapid succession. 
    
    II. Fighting other Classes
    
    Against Mages:
    ---
    This battle is basically pointless. You both have the ability to block 
    each otherís ranged attacks and the option to heal when you take 
    damage. This makes this fight excruciatingly boring of you donít have 
    some allies to attack the opposing Mage. Avoid Mage vs. Mage situations 
    at all cost unless you want to descend into whacking each other with 
    your staffs. 
    
    Against Scouts:
    ---
    Scouts are a big problem for the slower moving Mages. Typically, the 
    best way to avoid them is stay around your own allies and hope they 
    ward off the incoming scouts as youíll be too busy trying to heal and 
    defend everyone. Shockwaves are useful at close range, and a well 
    placed fireball will make any Scouts around you visible so they canít 
    backstab you.
    
    Against Archers:
    ---
    Archerís are a little tricky. You are invincible to all of their 
    attacks if you have your shield up, but this prevents you from 
    attacking them. If your shield is down, they can kill you faster than 
    you can kill them. Archers who arenít focused on you are easy to kill 
    with spells at any range, so go nuts if theyíre attacking someone other 
    than you.
    
    Against Warriors:
    ---
    Warriors shouldnít give you much trouble if you know what youíre doing. 
    They have no defenses against any of your magical abilities, so if you 
    see a warrior barreling towards you throw a fireball at him or charge a 
    lightning attack. You should be able to damage him before he comes 
    within range, and you can use your shockwave move to knock him down to 
    further damage him and run away after doing so.
    
    III. Controls
    ---
    L.Stick: Moves
    R. Stick: Aims
    A: Jump
    X: Melee attack
    Y: Shockwave attack
    B: Fireball Attack
    R.Bumper:
    L.Bumper: Heal
    R.Trigger: Lightning
    L.Trigger: Bubble Shield
    
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    B. Special Classes...(SPC)
    ==============================
    These classes arenít selectable on the character select screen, but 
    they can be controlled by finding them on the battlefield and certain 
    other situations.
    
    I. Mounts
    Mounts are scattered around many maps in the game, the standard ones 
    being Horses for the Good side and Wargs for the light side. For the 
    most part, mounts are just a way to get from place to place and 
    shouldnít be used for combat unless you have to: a single hit and 
    youíll get knocked off. You can attack on a mount with any of the face 
    buttons, each button will attack in the appropriate direction relative 
    to your character. Only use mounts to travel from point A to point B 
    and run away from any groups of enemies that approach you.
    
    II. Giants
    Each side of the war has one Giant class: Trolls for the Evil side and 
    Ents for the Good side. Both lay very similarly, and really only have a 
    few minor differences. Giants are spawn near your bases in the game, 
    usually by the base youíll have when you initially start the match. 
    They can be controlled by pressing the right bumper when near one, just 
    like mounts. Giants play similarly to Warriors. Their only attacks 
    consist of swinging their arms back and forth across the battlefield, 
    which will easily kill most enemies in two or three hits if not less. 
    They also have the ability to pick up and throw opposing enemies. 
    
    This all might seem to make Giants great, but they arenít without flaw. 
    Firstly, Giants are vulnerable to headshots from Archers just like any 
    other unit. Considering how big Giants are and how easy they are to 
    shoot, this can be a bit of a problem. Giants are also vulnerable in 
    another way: Scouts and Warriors can initiate a quick-time button press 
    from behind them. If it succeeds, itís a one hit kill on the Giant. 
    Finally, Giants canít jump. This means that certain areas are either 
    inaccessible or difficult to get to, which can make certain fights 
    difficult. Giants are quite powerful, but their share of difficulties 
    makes them difficult to effectively use against human opponents.
    
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    C. HeroesÖ(HER)
    ==============================
    Heroes are a special class thatís only awarded when you reach certain 
    milestones in gameplay, like getting so many points in a multiplayer 
    match or at certain points during the Story mode. For the most part, 
    Heroes play as upgraded versions of the basic classes. They have more 
    health than regular units and deal more damage. Heroes also have 
    special moves unique to each unit. There are also some heroes that 
    donít fit into any of the above classes. The units are highly 
    specialized, and tend to be the best units in the games. It should also 
    be obvious that each side has different heroes: youíre not going to get 
    to play as Legolas if youíre fighting as the Orcs.
    
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    I. Warrior Heroes:
    ---
    Warrior heroes tend to be the most common class of Heroes. They vary 
    wildly in abilities, but for the most part they tend to have better or 
    faster normal moves than regular Warriors. They each have special moves 
    unique to their character, but they tend to be bigger and better 
    versions of the regular warriorís specials with longer range and higher 
    damage.
    
    Good side:
    Aragorn
    Elrond
    Faramir
    
    Evil side:
    Nazgul
    Witch-King
    
    ---
    II. Archer Heroes:
    ---
    There are actually only two Archer heroes, and each plays fairly 
    similarly. The archer heroes play exactly like normal Archers except 
    that they do more damage and take a bigger beating before the go down. 
    Their only other difference is that their melee attacks are now a 
    little faster and deal more damage.
    
    Good Side:
    Legolas
    
    Evil Side:
    Lurtz
    
    ---
    III. Scout Heroes:
    ---
    Like Warriors, Scout heroes each have unique normal and special moves. 
    They also have better long range attacks, and they seem to be able to 
    stay stealthed for longer amounts of time than regular units. They 
    still have access to the backstab move, which can be forgotten when 
    their normal attacks are so good.
    
    Good Side:
    Eowyn of Rohan
    Frodo
    
    Evil Side:
    Wormtongue 
    
    ---
    IV. Mage Heroes:
    ---
    Mage heroes are much like Archer heroes. They do get a few special 
    moves, but most of them are only different in appearance and not actual 
    function. Mage heroes have the added effect of greater range on all of 
    their spells, lightning and fireballs travel much greater distances 
    with hero mages.
    
    Good Side:
    Gandalf 
    
    Evil Side:
    The Mouth of Sauron
    Saruman
    
    ---
    V. Special Heroes:
    ---
    These are heroes that donít really fit in any of the other classes, or 
    normal heroes that have weird abilities that make them notable from the 
    other members of their class. Each one of these will be explained with 
    a bit of detail.
    
    Good Side:
    ---
    Gimli:
    Gimli is completely unique in his playstyle, thereís no character that 
    has any of his moves. He plays sort of like a weird marriage between a 
    scout and a Warrior, taking the best parts of either and combining them 
    into one. He has the speed and Combo ability of a scout, but the power 
    
    Evil Side:
    ---
    Balrog:
    The Balrog is a pretty unique Hero. As you might guess, heís absolutely 
    huge when compared to the other characters in the game. He plays like a 
    giant character, only more powerful and immune to instant kills. The 
    Balrog isnít playable on many maps, but heís an absolutely brutal hero 
    when you get the chance to play him and he can easily win a game 
    single-handedly even against other heroes. 
    
    Sauron:
    Sauron is another hero in the same vane as the Balrog. Heís at least 
    twice as tall as any of the games other character, but nowhere near the 
    size of the Balrog. Sauron is even better though- despite his size, he 
    has the ability and the speed to perform some pretty fast combos. Add 
    to that the fact that his specials are almost always instant kills, and 
    Sauron is a probably the most powerful character in the game. His only 
    weakness is that his height makes him a bigger target for long range 
    attacks, but considering the advantages he gets itís not that much of a 
    problem
    
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    3. Walk-Through...(W3T)
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    The main game is slit up into two campaigns: the story from the films 
    which everyone whoís playing this game already knows, and an alternate 
    version where Sauron recovers the One ring. The campaigns are split up 
    into missions, each mission taking place on a single map. The missions 
    themselves are made up of multiple objectives. Most of them consist of 
    capturing various points on the map or attacking certain units, but 
    there are a few unique ones. 
    
    The guide is split up to deal with each objective in each level 
    individually. The strategies in the guide are by no means the only 
    correct way to do something, but they are in my experience the easiest 
    and most effective ways of getting through the missions. As a general 
    guideline, this is what each class is effective at during the campaign:
    
    Warrior:
    Defending a base
    Fighting lots of enemies at once
    
    Archer:
    Defending an Area
    Taking a base
    
    Scout:
    Killing powerful enemies
    Getting from one place to another
    
    Mage:
    Defending any area
    Destroying objects in certain mission objectives
    
    
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    A. Good Side Campaign...(GCM)
    ==============================
    The Good side campaign is the first one available. It follows the 
    storyline of the films fairly closely, making a few diversions to play 
    in areas the films didnít have fights in. The mission objectives tend 
    to focus on defending your own areas and taking out specific targets in 
    battle. The campaign begins at Helmís Deep, at the end of the second 
    film.
    
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    I. Helmís Deep
    ====================
    Defend the Wall
    ---
    Either of the starting classes will work well here. This section is 
    simple: all you have to do is defend the wall from a bunch of Orc 
    grunts that will come up the ladders. If you chose the archer, just 
    stay in the middle and fire at the enemies as they come towards you. As 
    a warrior, just kill as many as you can.
    
    Kill the Torch Bearers
    ---
    Orcs will now approach the wall with torches in order to try and set it 
    on fire. Your goal is to keep them away from the bottom of the wall. As 
    an archer, itís easy to hit it the orcs from on top of the wall but as 
    a warrior youíre going to have to jump down to ground level. Prevent 
    any from reaching the wall by just attacking them when they get close 
    enough.
    
    Fall Back
    ---
    Just run up the wall and into the gate to avoid the catapult fire.
    
    Defend the Main Gate
    ---
    The orcs will now smash down the main gate and you have to protect the 
    gate from being overrun. As an archer, use multi-shot and rapid fire to 
    clear out all the orcs immediately in front of the door and then snipe 
    the enemies coming up the path from the gate. As a Warrior, jump right 
    into the fray and use the spin attack to kill as many foes as you can 
    at once. Put on your best ďyou will not passĒ face, and kill and orcs 
    that try to get by you.
    
    Rally to Theodin
    ---
    Orcs will now have invaded the throne room where Theodin is. You have 
    to rally to him to save him. There are four warrior orcs here, which 
    can do a lot of damage to your squishy Archer so it might be best to 
    take them down as a Warrior. 
    
    Retake the Wall
    ---
    The game should now offer you the chance to play as Aragorn, who fights 
    like a buffed up Warrior. Take it, and then head back towards the wall 
    to retake the parts you lost. There are a lot of orcs here, so be 
    cautious about recklessly charging in to the fray. Wait for some 
    reinforcements, and then take the first command post. After that, 
    repeat it for the second command post. If youíre having trouble here, 
    try using an Archer to clear out the clouds of enemies before you 
    attempt to take the command post.
    
    Defend the Breach
    ---
    You will now have to defend the breach in the wall from massive numbers 
    of orcs. If you still have Aragorn, this should be pretty easy. 
    Otherwise, play and archer and try to take out enemies before they come 
    to you instead of a Warrior. A Warrior can easily get overwhelmed here 
    and die. After defending the breach, Helmís Deep is over. 
    
    ====================
    II. Isengard
    ====================
    Take the Command post
    ---
    This level is lot easier of you play as either a scout or a mage. The 
    first objective is to take the command post a little ways off. If 
    youíre a scout, just stealth and kill the enemies. A Mage will have to 
    take out the archers on the towers so they arenít killed. Defend the 
    command post with either your bombs or magic until itís captured.
    
    Kill the Captain
    ---
    You will now have to kill an orc captain, a special unit much stronger 
    than a regular warrior. As a scout you should just stealth and try to 
    back stab him, but that can be difficult due to the small space. You 
    can jump down to the area below and then take the stairs back up if 
    youíre having trouble with this. As a mage, star far back and take him 
    down with Lighting/fireballs for an easy kill.
    
    Destroy the Fire Machine
    ---
    Creative title, huh? What exactly does a fire machine DO anyway? In any 
    case, thereís a fairly easy way to take this thing down. Stand near 
    your newly captured command post and stand near the ladder leading to 
    the cliff below. The fire machine is that wooden contraption across the 
    chasm. You can damage the machine here as a Scout or Mage with a 
    fireball or bomb respectively, which prevents you from having to go 
    down and fight the tons of enemies. Archers also work well.
    
    Kill Wormtongue 
    ---
    Wormtongue will now appear, and he has the key you need to get inside 
    Isengard. The easiest way to kill him is use a scout and stealth kill 
    him from behind, thatís really the easiest way to take out any of the 
    heroes- and besides, who doesnít want to see this guy get taken down 
    with a stab to the back?
    
    Take the Key to Treebeard
    ---
    You must now deliver the key to treebeard, whoís up on top of the level 
    opposite from where you started. Follow the path along the bottom of 
    the chasm to reach the other side. There are some enemies here, but you 
    can just run past them or go invisible if youíre a scout.
    
    Take down the Archers
    ---
    Take control of one of the nearby Ents. Your goal is to destroy the 
    archer towers near where you are. Ents are really powerful, but beware: 
    small units can take you down pretty fast when they all focus on you. 
    Avoid mages too, as fire hurts the Ents quite a bit. After you take 
    down the towers, youíll have to take the command post in front of 
    Isengard. You can do this as an Ent quite easily.
    
    Kill Saruman
    ---
    You will now have the option to play as Gandalf for the showdown 
    against Saruman. Gandalf is one of the best of the Good sideís heroes, 
    if not the best. He has all the moves of a mage, but his basic combo is 
    more like a warriors and does pretty good damage.
    
    ====================
    III. The Mines of Moria
    ====================
    Reach Balinís Tomb
    ---
    It doesnít matter which class you pick, as you will very soon be 
    offered the chance to play as Gimli. Just make your way to Balinís 
    Tomb.
    
    Defend the Tomd
    ---
    You will have to defend Balinís Tomb from a few waves of orcs. You will 
    be asked if you want to play as a hero here, accept to play as Gimli. 
    Gimli plays a little like a cross between a scout and a warrior, but 
    much more of a warrior. The orcs will bring cave trolls in with them, 
    which can be very deadly. However, cave trolls can be instantly killed 
    by pressing the left bumper when youíre behind them and then inputting 
    the correct button. This will stab the Troll in the neck and kill it.
    
    Stop the Trolls
    ---
    After you defend the tomb, you will have to make your way down some 
    stairs to the area that the cave trolls are coming from. Once there, 
    flip the lever to stop to flow of trolls from coming out of the cave. 
    Before you move on, kill the trolls to make the next part easier on 
    yourself as this is where youíll spawn of you die.
    
    Take the bridge of Khaza-dun
    ---
    Youíll now need to take over a command post on the bridge. If you still 
    have Gimli, keep playing as him. Otherwise you should switch to an 
    archer: the after you kill all the enemies guarding the command post, 
    new enemies will appear down the bridge away from you. An archer can 
    easily take these enemies down before they reach the command post, 
    which makes this situation quite a bit easier.
    
    Defeat the Balrog
    ---
    Rally to Gandalf by heading up the stairs across the bridge and through 
    the next room. Upon arrival, youíll see that the Balrog is back. You 
    will now be offered the chance to play as Gandalf, which you should 
    take even if you still have Gimli. Use a combination of Lighting and 
    fireball spells to take down the Balrog at long rang; do not get close 
    to him. The Balrog can kill even Gandalf in just a few hits at close 
    range, so keep your distance and finish him off. After that, the level 
    ends.
    
    ====================
    IV. Osgiliath
    ====================
    Defend the Wall
    ---
    Pick either a scout or Mage for this mission. The level is really open, 
    so you need to either have the shields of a mage of the ability to turn 
    invisible to help with the fight. The first objective is to defend the 
    wall near your starting point. Lots of orc grunts will pour out of the 
    wall, but theyíre easy to kill. After them, a wave of mostly warriors 
    and mages will com thatís a bit harder to take down. After defeating 
    them, an air strike will hit the area so get moving to the next 
    location.
    
    Take the Sanctuary
    ---
    Hop on one of the horses so graciously provided and make your way 
    trough the Horde of weaker orcs. Youíll need to take the command post 
    at the base of the bridge here. There are a lot of enemies, so either 
    use long range with a mage or sneak attacks with the scout. 
    
    Defend Frodo
    ---
    You will now be offered the chance to play as Faramir. He plays almost 
    identically to Aragorn save for a few different special moves. Frodo 
    will now show up in the level, and he needs to be escorted through 
    Osgiliath. Donít take a horse for this, itís easier to defend him on 
    foot. Stay as close to Frodo as possible: if an enemy shows up, just 
    knock it down and continue to follow Frodo. You will eventually get to 
    the other end of Osgiliath where there is a large horde of weaker orcs, 
    run ahead of Frodo and take them out.
    
    Kill the Trolls
    ---
    After escorting Frodo across the city, you will have to kill two trolls 
    so he can continue his quest. Just use the instant kill option like in 
    the Mines of Moria to take them down easily. After youíve killed the 
    Trolls, the level will be over.
    
    ====================
    V. Gondor
    ====================
    Defend the Main gate
    ---
    This can be a pretty tough level. Stay a mage for the entire level: 
    this level has some huge crowds that a mage is absolutely perfect for 
    taking them down. The first objective is to defend the main game from 
    attacks. The best way to this is to constantly toss fireballs out in 
    the entrance to the gate so that when enemies enter theyíll take some 
    damage, if not die in the process. Eventually a couple of Trolls will 
    come so you might want to switch to a scout to insta-kill them instead 
    of trying to use magic. 
    
    Destroy the Siege towers
    ---
    You will now need to head up to the walls of the city to destroy a 
    couple of wooded siege towers. These will constantly spawn enemies as 
    long as theyíre around, so focus on destroying the towers as quickly as 
    possible. The best attack is to use the Mageís Fireball to set them on 
    fire; two fireballs to each tower should destroy them. Before launching 
    your fireballs, check to make sure an enemy mage isnít going to just 
    block them with their shield.
    
    Rally to the third Ring
    ---
    After destroying the siege towers you will have to defend a command 
    post on the third ring of the city from waves of enemies. The mage is 
    again amazing here for the fireball ability: you can prevent most 
    enemies from making up to where you are by constantly laying fireballs 
    in the path leading up to where you are. Continually pelt the enemies 
    coming up with Lightning and fireballs to clear this area.
    
    Defend the Final Gate
    ---
    At the start of this portion you will get the chance to play as Gandalf 
    again. When playing as Gandalf, focus on taking out the powerful 
    captains before anyone else. If you die, youíll be grateful that you 
    killed them as Gandalf instead of having to do it as a regular class. 
    Repeat the strategy of using fireballs to prevent enemies from 
    advancing, but focus on the few trolls when they start to come up the 
    ramp. After youíve defended the gate for long enough, the level is 
    over.
    
    ====================
    VI. Pellenor Fields
    ====================
    Stop the siege towers
    ---
    It doesnít really matter what class you play in this level, as youíll 
    have the ability to play as a hero for most of the match. The focus of 
    this level is on defending the red area near your starting point: if 
    any of the Oliphants or siege towers in the level reach this point than 
    youíll lose. You will first have to kill the advancing siege towers. 
    Find a catapult, and using the left stick to aim and control range, 
    fire at the towers until theyíre destroyed.
    
    Stop the Oliphants
    ---
    Now you will have to take down two advancing Oliphants. The game should 
    offer you the chance to play as Legolas, an Archer-type hero. You can 
    fire the catapult at the Oliphants to kill them, but the easiest way is 
    to run up to their front right leg (avoiding the spikes and the trunk) 
    and initiate a sabotage event. Youíll have to perform three separate 
    button pressing sequences, but you have a lot of time to input the 
    buttons. 
    
    Kill the Oliphants and Siege Towers
    ---
    Youíll now have to take on both of them at once. Eliminate the Oliphant 
    first, itís faster than the tower. Just take them out like you did the 
    last time.
    
    Kill the Witch King
    ---
    The Witch King will now show up and start killing all of your allies. 
    You will be given the chance to play as Eowyn here. If you still have 
    Legolas, this choice should be made based on your play style: Eowyn is 
    a scout and kill the Witch King in a single backstab, but the Witch 
    King always knows where you are even if youíre invisible. With some 
    creative footwork itís possible to take him down with her, but if 
    youíre not good with scouts stick with Legolas.
    
    ====================
    VII. Minas Morgul
    ====================
    Take the Bridge
    ---
    This is a pretty fun level, and you can be whoever you want as every 
    class plays just fine in this level. The first objective is to take a 
    command post just a bit ahead of where you start. Mages or Warriors 
    work best here, as thereís a lot of enemies to get through to get to 
    the command post.
    
    Escort the Battering Ram
    ---
    Youíll now have to take the battering Ram across the bridge. To do 
    this, you will have to destroy the barriers that block the way with 
    either physical attacks or fire, though fire is much faster. At the end 
    of the bridge, kill all the enemies and to move the battering ram 
    safely to the door.
    
    Take the Keep
    ---
    You should be offered the chance to play as Aragorn here, take it and 
    kill the two trolls before you do anything else. There will be a lot of 
    enemies here, but you want to go to the left to get to the command post 
    you need. Cut down any enemies you see to make it easier on yourself, 
    but be wary of Scouts: for some reason this level has quite a bit more 
    than usual. Take the post in the usual manner, though youíll probably 
    have quite a few AI allies for once to help you.
    
    Open the gate
    ---
    For this you have to go up the steps next to the post you just captured 
    and flip a switch to open to inner gate. If you still have Aragorn 
    continue to play as him, but otherwise switch to a scout. A Scout can 
    avoid all the enemies near the lever by invisibility, one of which is a 
    powerful captain, so use this strategy if you have a normal unit.
    
    Free the Captives
    ---
    Another section with tons of enemies, this time itís easier just to 
    sneak into the prison area with a scout and use firebombs on the doors 
    to slowly break them down. The enemies donít stop coming here, so just 
    throw a bomb and stealth until you toss another. 
    
    Destroy the Power Sources
    ---
    Probably my favorite battle in the light side campaign, this will have 
    you fighting to destroy three crystals that power the keep. Despite 
    this being the last objective, it will probably take you as long to 
    complete it as the rest of the level due to the sheer number of enemies 
    in the area. Not only will you have to deal with trolls and loads of 
    regular enemies, but the remaining Nazgul will show up in this fight. 
    All eight of them. The only class Iíd recommend not using here is the 
    Scout, as they just donít have enough power to destroy the crystals and 
    the Nazgul move way too fast to be stealth killed. If you have a lot of 
    lives here, the best strategy is to use a warrior and just rush the 
    crystals with special moves to try and destroy them as fast as 
    possible. The safer option is to use a Mage or Archer. Mages donít 
    destroy the crystals fast, but theyíre excellent against the Nazgul and 
    good on defense. Archers have the bonus of being able to hit the 
    crystals from the ground floor with arrows, but finding a spot on the 
    ground floor not covered in enemies can be difficult. After you destroy 
    all three crystals-it doesnít matter how many Nazgul are left- the 
    level will end.
    
    ====================
    VIII. The Black Gate
    ====================
    The final level in the light side campaign, the Black Gate has a cool 
    feature: all the classes are replaced by heroes. You have the option to 
    play as Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, or Gimli and you can choose which 
    whenever you spawn and change classes at command posts.
    
    Defend your Position
    ---
    The first few minutes of the fight have you simply defending your 
    position against ever harder waves of enemies. Any of the heroes work 
    well here, so pick whichever one you want. Just defeat the hordes of 
    enemies until you kill the last of the trolls, which will trigger the 
    next objective.
    
    Take the Gate
    ---
    I would recommend Gandalf here for his Shield. There are a lot of 
    ranged units in the area, and theyíll all target you as soon as you 
    attempt to take the base. Capture the base, and then change the Legolas 
    for the next portion of the fight.
    
    Kill the Four Captains
    ---
    There are four captains stationed on towers firing at your units, and 
    you have to kill them. If you did what I said and chose Legolas, you 
    can just sit where you are and snipe the captains with headshots to 
    kill them from a safe distance and with little trouble. If you really 
    want you can destroy the towers too, but it really wont have any effect 
    on the level.
    
    Kill the Mouth of Sauron
    ---
    Now trudge back to command post and switch out Legolas for either Gimli 
    or Aragorn. The Mouth of Sauron is a Mage, making him difficult to take 
    out unless you have a melee type character. Still, he can be pretty 
    deadly in close combat thanks to a lengthy combo attack that he likes 
    to use a lot to stun you and then heal himself. Keep the pressure up to 
    kill him.
    
    Take the Final Base/Defend the final Base
    ---
    This last stretch will throw absolutely crazy amounts of enemies at 
    you. Iíd recommend either Gandalf or Aragorn here, as the other two 
    characters just donít have enough crowd control. To avoid being 
    overrun, focus on taking out large groups of easy to take down enemies 
    as opposed to trolls or harder combatants. 
    
    ==============================
    B. Evil campaign...(ECM)
    ==============================
    The Evil campaign is not unlocked from the start, it is required that 
    you first beat the good campaign. In the evil campaign, the story of 
    the films takes an alternate route: Frodo becomes enthralled by the 
    ring, and refuses to destroy it at Mount Doom. This lands it back in 
    the hands of Sauron, who attempts to conquer Middle Earth. The Evil 
    campaign is similar to the Good campaign, but there are some key 
    differences. For one, you wonít get nearly as many lives as you did in 
    the good campaign. The objectives in the Evil campaign are also a lot 
    more open-ended, and are based off of offense more than defense. Each 
    level usually features a Hero from the good side of the war that will 
    need to kill, usually acting as a boss of sorts.
    
    ====================
    I. Mount Doom
    ====================
    This level is pretty unique. You will only be able to play as the 
    Nazgul during this level, much like the final level in the Light side 
    campaign. In addition, and much stranger, you wonít have an army in 
    this fight: you will have a few other AI controlled Nazgul, but other 
    than that youíre on your own here.
    
    Get the Witch Kingís Mask
    ---
    The Orcs have revolted, and theyíre your enemies in this level even 
    though youíre playing as the Nazgul. There is actually a pretty 
    difficult objective after this one, so weíre going to play this one a 
    little odd. First, kill everything you see outside the gate before you 
    open it to go inside. After opening the gate, run forward  to the 
    intersection and turn left to find the Witch Kingís Mask, get it as 
    fast as you can without killing any of the enemies in this room, and 
    then run the opposite direction and down the path to open the door to 
    the forge.
    
    Revive the Witch King
    ---
    Hereís the hard part. As soon as you approach the throne, a timer will 
    start and youíll have to kill 20 orcs in under two minutes. DO NOT 
    approach the throne yet. If you didnít kill any of the enemies in the 
    previous area like I told you to, they should be following you. You 
    want them in here because theyíre weak grunt type enemies and really 
    easy to kill in order to get the amount you need in under two minutes. 
    The normal orcs that you have to kill here are mostly Warriors and 
    Mages, but if you lead the weaker orcs down here you can kill them 
    instead. When enough are in the room, approach the throne to activate 
    the challenge and kill the weak ones as fast as you can before focusing 
    on Mages. Time can get really tight here, so if it looks like youíre 
    going to die just respawn to avoid being trapped in a combo and lose 
    time. Use mostly special moves here too, especially the LB+X special 
    move to deal a lot of damage to one orc at a time.
    
    Kill the two Captains
    ---
    With the Witch King revived, you should be offered the chance to play 
    as him. The Witch King is one of the best Heroes in the game. He has 
    the normal moves of a warrior and his special moves have huge areas of 
    damage they can hit in. Itís time to put down the Orc rebellion. 
    Advance to the marker, making sure to avoid the cliffs along the way. 
    You will have to kill two orc captains here, a Mage and an Archer. I 
    recommend going after the Mage and letting the other Nazgul weaken the 
    Warrior captain, he can be a bit of a beast.
    
    Kill Frodo
    ---
    Yep, itís now time to end the life of Frodo Baggins. Heís up on the 
    path near the entrance to the Volcano, and between you and him are a 
    massive horde of foes. Kill as many as you want, but focus on getting 
    to Frodo. When you find him heíll be cloaked, but heís easy enough to 
    coax out with a sword to the head. Follow him as he makes his way up 
    the mountain and eventually inside the volcano. The best (as well as 
    the funniest) way to finish him off is to toss an axe at him when heís 
    near the edge. Heíll fly off and die at the bottom, and you can recover 
    the ring from near the edge. Doing so completes the mission.
    
    ====================
    II. Osgiliath
    ====================
    Escort the Flare
    ---
    Your first objective is to take the torch at this end of the level to a 
    base located at the opposite end. Picking a Scout makes this incredibly 
    easy, as turning invisible will prevent any of the enemies from seeing 
    you, allowing you to walk to the other end without having to fight 
    anyone.
    
    Defend the Base
    ---
    Youíll now have to hold this position until your captains arrive. Itís 
    probably a good idea to switch to something with crowd control here 
    since youíll be facing a lot of enemies. Just hold out, most of the 
    enemies are grunts so it should be pretty easy.
    
    Bash the Gates Down
    ---
    Youíll be offered the chance to play as the Mouth of Sauron, a Mage 
    hero. Despite his odd appearance, heís actually really good and can 
    hold his own very well in close combat thanks to a basic combo that 
    seeks out enemies and a great RB+Y special. There are a lot of enemies, 
    but as the Mouth of Sauron you shouldnít have any trouble. The goal is 
    to take the battering ram down to the other end of the bridge, 
    defeating enemies and burning down barriers as you go. Bash the door 
    down at the end to continue.
    
    Kill Faramir
    ---
    Your final goal is to kill Faramir. Enemies seem slow to spawn here, so 
    taking them out can help a lot. If you can lure Faramir down to the 
    ground level, heíll get swarmed by your allies and killed in no time. 
    Do this, and just focus on healing and supporting your men as they 
    finish him off. Killing Faramir completes the level.
    
    ====================
    III. Gondor
    ====================
    Capture the Terrace
    ---
    A scout is the perfect choice for the first few objectives of this 
    mission and can prevent a lot of unnecessary combat. Advance up to the 
    first base with the rest of the troops, the troll should make capturing 
    this base a snap. 
    
    Steal the Crown of Gondor
    ---
    Now youíll have to steal the crown of Gondor, which can be found 
    straight down the path from the base leading into the mountain. Again, 
    the best way to do this is as a Scout: sneak in and grab the crown and 
    you wonít have to fight any enemies. If itís easy, take out the captain 
    on the bridge to help your allies (and you) further on in the level. 
    
    Take the Crown to the Nazgul
    ---
    You will now need to transport the crown to the waiting Nazgul, who are 
    fighting on the opposite side of the level from where you took the 
    base. From the room where you got the crown, head right until youíre 
    outside, and then turn right and burn the barricade. Go down the 
    stairs, and then up the left staircase to find the Nazgul. Stealth 
    makes this a lot easier. Just deliver the crown to the Nazgul and donít 
    bother fighting any of the soldiers here.
    
    Bash the Gates Down
    ---
    Like the last level, you will now have to escort a battering ram to 
    break down a door. Go back to the first command post, which can be 
    reached by heading through the middle of the level near the Nazgul. 
    Switch to a mage, and then advance to the battering ram. There are a 
    lot of enemies here, so focus on taking out the large groups first. 
    Whenever you have a fireball charged up, destroy one of the barriers. 
    If your allies arenít getting the hint, feel free to move the ram 
    yourself if the areaís clear for a moment.
    
    Burn the White Tree
    ---
    You will now be offered the chance to play as Saruman. His attacks are 
    basically just really powerful mage spells with longer range, but heís 
    very good for this upcoming battle. On the top of the city, you will 
    need to burn down the white tree of Gondor. You will be faced with a 
    huge amount of enemies, but most of them are weak. Focus on burning the 
    tree as fast as possible to move on to the last objective.
    
    Take the Throne Room
    ---
    The last objective in the level is to take a command post in the throne 
    room. This is made more difficult, as a large number of captain level 
    enemies will spawn in the throne room while youíre trying to take it. 
    If youíre still Saruman this shouldnít be difficult though, and orcs 
    will come into the throne room to help you fight them. After youíve 
    taken the base, the level is complete.
    
    ====================
    IV. The Mines of Moria
    ====================
    Capture the Mines
    ---
    For this level, you should be an archer for pretty much the entire 
    time. At certain points you have to kill long strings of enemies 
    without dying, and Archers can safely accomplish that by sniping 
    enemies instead of risking close combat. The first objective is to take 
    a base in the mines area of the level. Follow the area to find a 
    heavily defended base and take out the defenders from afar. Defend the 
    base from the waves of enemies trying to take it back to reveal the 
    next objective.
    
    Get the First Balrog Stone
    ---
    If you havenít figured it out already, the goal of this level is to 
    resurrect the Balrog. Youíll need two stones to do so, each held by a 
    powerful enemy captain. Whenever a person holding a stone kills an 
    enemy, a fire shockwave will be sent out and damage all foes in the 
    surrounding area. To avoid this, use either an Archer to take them down 
    from long range or a scout to sneak up behind them.
    
    Feed the Stone
    ---
    To get the stone to work, youíll have to kill 20 enemies in a row 
    without dying. Advance to the central area and kill enemies there until 
    you reach 20, but be careful: dying resets the counter to zero, so 
    donít take any chances. After you have 20, take the stone to the altar 
    in the middle of the level.
    
    Destroy Balinís tomb
    ---
    Your target is now the tomb in the chamber off to the side of the 
    level. All you need to destroy here is the tomb, so attack from long 
    range or stealth with a scout and toss bombs at it to avoid the 
    enemies. 
    
    Get the Second Balrog Stone
    ---
    The second stone will be held by an enemy up the stairs from Balinís 
    tomb near a post with many other units. Like the first, take him out 
    either at long range with a bow or using stealth as a scout. 
    
    Feed the Second Stone
    ---
    Just like the first, except this stone requires 25 enemies instead of 
    20. The best place to get kills is in the main chamber, and you need to 
    take the stone there anyway so head that way and kill any enemies you 
    meet on the way. After youíve gotten all 25, place the second stone in 
    the altar.
    
    Kill Gimli
    ---
    After reviving to Balrog, you can play as him. The Balrog is sort of 
    like a troll on Steroids: he doesnít really do combos, but when youíre 
    50 feet tall why would you need to? Reviving the Balrog will cause 
    Gimli to come out of hiding for what is one of the most one-sided 
    fights in video game history. Seriously, a Dwarf against the Balrog? 
    You shouldnít need any help with this fight. Completing this objective 
    ends the level.
    
    ====================
    V. Weathertop
    ====================
    Destroy the Encampments
    ---
    You can really be any class in this level; by Iíd recommend a Warrior 
    for the first few objectives. The first objective will have you 
    destroying enemy camps. There are four camps total, but two of them can 
    be destroyed by using the nearby Oliphant. Yes, you can control the 
    Oliphant: just press the RB when close enough to hop on and take her 
    for a ride. Youíll kill anything you step on in one hit, so try to 
    watch out for your own allies if possible. After destroying the two 
    camps on ground level, get out of the Oliphant as it canít destroy the 
    two other bases. Youíll have to take those out on foot, but they go 
    down pretty easily so you shouldnít have much difficulty.
    
    Take the Final Camp
    ---
    You will now have to take the camp at the far end of the map. There are 
    a lot of enemy units around the camp, but you will have a lot of allies 
    to take on the units in the base so it shouldnít be that difficult. (As 
    an aside, I have no idea why they make you take this base. Itís totally 
    pointless concerning the next two objectives.)
    
    Kill the Captains
    ---
    A large group of soldiers will appear on the main hill now. Itís up to 
    you to kill the Captains in this group. No one class works well here, 
    and all are viable to take down the captains with so just choose 
    whatever one you want. Try to lure the captains away from each other or 
    knock them off the sides with explosives to make it easier on your 
    self. 
    
    Kill Aragorn
    ---
    Your final task for this mission is to kill Aragorn, leader of the free 
    people. Aragorn waits at the top of the tower, and is a formidable foe. 
    He is a warrior, but his specials have great range and do a lot of 
    damage. Heíll also be surrounded by some weaker units as back-up. If 
    you still have Saruman then use him, otherwise switch to a scout and 
    try to stealth kill him. Itís not really that easier to kill him with a 
    scout than it is with a Mage or a Archer (Warriors will have trouble), 
    but there is something extremely satisfying about killing Aragorn, the 
    great hero and King of Gondor, by stabbing him in the back with a 
    nameless orc.
    
    ====================
    VI. Rivendell
    ====================
    Take the Courtyard
    ---
    This level can actually be fairly difficult, as you get relatively few 
    lives and have to face very large numbers of enemies. Iíd recommend 
    picking either a mage or an archer, as these classes donít need to risk 
    close combat. Your first objective is to take a base right inside the 
    main gate of Rivendell. Donít just rush to the base as fast as you can, 
    take out enemies and help your allies. Once the forces are weakened, 
    your allies will help you take the base.
    
    Take the Terrace
    ---
    You will now need to take another base across the river from where you 
    are now. The easiest way to this is to be a Troll, which will spawn 
    along the path. Trolls are heavy and do tons of damage, but donít 
    expect them to win any marathons. Using the Troll, it should be a snap 
    to take the command post as long as there arenít any long range enemies 
    harassing you. However, your allies will usually take care of those.
    
    Plant the Signal Flare
    ---
    You will now need to plant a signal flare at the base of a tower on the 
    other side of a field of long enemies. The best way to this is just 
    continue to us the troll and bash your way through the field to the 
    other tower. You could also use a scout and stealth across the field 
    too if thatís more of your thing. Once you plant the torch, the siege 
    strike will kill anything in the surrounding area so itís best to move 
    away as fast as possible.
    
    Destroy the Elven Records
    ---
    Four targets will appear inside of the main house now that you need to 
    destroy. Each bookcase has a small amount of health that can be damaged 
    by burning or bashing them down. Again, the best way to take care of 
    this part is to continue your use of the troll. The Troll can break the 
    book cases in seconds, and the house is surprisingly accommodating for 
    such a huge creature.
    
    Kill Elrond
    ---
    Elrond will appear to make a stand in his home, and itís your job to 
    take him down. Iíd hate to sound like a broken record player, but the 
    Troll makes this job easy too. Even if you die, more trolls will spawn 
    for you to use near the original command post you took.
    
    Get the Ring of Wind
    ---
    Elrond will have dropped his ring of power, so grab it. You need to 
    escort it back to the main gate of Rivendell so Sauron can pick it up. 
    Just make your way there as fast as you can. Upon arriving, youíll be 
    offered the chance to play as Sauron the Dark Lord himself. Take it, 
    Sauron is probably the single best unit in the game. He plays sort of 
    like a troll, but only twice as powerful and three times as fast. His 
    specials are amazing as well, almost always one hit kills against 
    regular enemies.
    
    Capture the Boathouse
    ---
    Advance up to the walls and make your way towards the boathouse, 
    slaughtering everyone you meet with the power of Sauron. The base 
    should be ridiculously easy to capture playing as Sauron. The nest 
    part, not so much.
    
    Kill Legolas and Elrond
    ---
    Itís time to finish off the Elves for good, but this portion requires 
    some strategy. You need to try and lure the two heroes out of the area 
    at the bottom of the ramps, otherwise youíll be massacred before even 
    getting to them. Use long range attacks to hit one of the heroes, which 
    will cause them to focus their attention on you. Then run away from the 
    center of battle back behind the post you just captured. The heroes 
    will walk strait into your camp, where you and your allies can combo 
    them until they die. Repeat for both heroes and the levelís over, 
    though Elrond still isnít dead- hey, someone has to narrate. 
    
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    VII. The Shire
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    Burn the Shire
    ---
    This is the final mission of the Evil campaign, and boy is it a 
    climactic one. Your first task is to burn down the houses in Hobbiton. 
    Choose a scout for this: the scoutís bombs will destroy the houses 
    faster than a mageís fireball, and there are a lot of captain level 
    enemies that can be avoided by using stealth here. Run in a circle 
    around the map, and you should have a bomb charged time so you can hit 
    every house. Hit all of them twice and they should be destroyed.
    
    Kill Treebeard
    ---
    Treebeard is making his final stand, and itís time to turn him into 
    kindling. Youíll be offered the chance to play as the Balrog again, and 
    heíll make short work of anything you come across. The only hard part 
    is that youíll be attacked from all sides. Just charge though the 
    weaker foes and get to Treebeard as quickly as possible and take him 
    down with your powerful specials. You probably wonít be able to face 
    the huge wave of Ents here without dying, but kill as many as you can 
    before the Balrog dies.
    
    Kill 50 Hobbits
    ---
    After killing Treebeard, itís time to lure out Gandalf. Do this by 
    killing 50 Hobbits, which will draw him out of hiding. First, kill all 
    the remaining Ents in the area so your allies will help you instead of 
    trying to kill them. After that, just go to town and use whatever class 
    you want. There are a few captains mixed in with the Hobbits, but they 
    shouldnít be a problem. 
    
    Kill Gandalf
    ---
    The final task in your brutal conquest is to kill Gandalf. Heíll get a 
    boost in this fight from Ents, more captains, and Eagles. Eagles will 
    kill any character they pick up instantly, so avoid the central area of 
    the playing field where they fly over. You arenít completely out of 
    luck though, as youíll get to play as Sauron for the final stretch. 
    Before advancing across the bridge, wait for one of the Eagles to fly 
    over the top of it. This will prevent them from doing so when you 
    actually cross, and theyíll even kill Sauron in a single hit. Once 
    across to the other side, ignore all of the opposing army other than 
    Gandalf and try to kill him as quickly as possible. There are a large 
    number of enemies in the area, and theyíll mostly attack whatever 
    character youíre playing as. You should be able to kill Gandalf before 
    you die, but if not than choose either a scout or a warrior to finish 
    the job against Gandalf. They work decently against him at close range. 
    After killing Gandalf, your quest to dominate Middle Earth comes to a 
    close. 
    
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    4. Closing/Legal/Contact...(C4L)
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    I hope this guide has been helpful and has been enjoyable to read. 
    Well, as enjoyable as a guide can be. All the standard Legal rhetoric 
    goes here: this guide is my property, and it is only by the grace of my 
    goodwill that you allowed to view it. As such, I must insist that you 
    not profit from this guide in any way. If you wish to use this guide 
    for your website, contact me first. If you have any questions, you can 
    contact me at wcrobars@hotmail.com.
    
    This guide is dedicated to Cats, because cats are awesome.
    
    Copyright Woody Crobar, February 28, 2009