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Abyssal War

A bloody conflicted that pitted Men and Elves against the sorcerous overlord Vaukar with his cultists and undead hordes.

The Conflict

Prelude

The dark lord had been advancing unchecked for several centuries

Battlefield

Brightworth Meadow in the far south, the conflict irreparably scarred the land turning it into charred ash

Conditions

A war of attrition

Aftermath

Highborn Elves enslaved the Fel Elves and selectively bred them into Orcs

Historical Significance

Technological Advancement

Bronze weapons and mages were used as long range, indirect fire, artillery. The hero Ansgar used an iron sword and spear supposedly forged by the gods

Conflict Type
War
Battlefield Type
Land
Conflict Result
The evil wizard was defeated
Location
Askafold

Belligerents

Vacant Army

Led by

Sun Wardens

Led by

Strength

Undead foot soldiers with an amalgamation of weapons, augmented with siege engines.
Heavy cavalry, foot soldiers, and archers. Bronze weapons were standard while special forces used silver ones.

Casualties

The undead were slaughtered in droves, but necromancy made it a moot point and their numbers just kept growing.
The Elves suffered massive casualties, even though they had a standing army it used outdated equipment and could only deal with small raids.

Objectives

To conquer the whole of St√°lheimr and ultimately the world.
To stop the dark lord's advance and restore peace.

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