"Maybe, we have a thousand fit to fight on foot,' said Gamling, an old man, the leader of those that watched the Dike. 'But most of them have seen too many winters, as I have, or too few, as my son's son here.'"
—The Two Towers
Recruit Gamling the Old, a captain of Rohan. Gamling helped guide the defense of Helm's Deep in the decisive battle against Isengard. He is one of the older soldiers in Theoden's army, still in service due to his loyalty and Rohan's need.
Level 1: Mount/Dismount - Mount or dismount his horse. Requires a Rohan Stable. On foot, Gamling fights with his sword. When mounted, he takes up his bow.
Level 2: To the Armory - Gamling permanently summons a battalion of peasants at level 2 onto the battlefield. Other nearby peasants take heart from the reinforcements and temporarily gain +20% damage and armor. Requires 60 free command points.
Level 4: Gamling's Horn (On Foot) - Gamling blows a mighty blast on his horn, stunning surrounding enemies with terror.
Level 4: Forceful Burning Shot (Mounted) - Gamling takes aim and releases a powerful flaming arrow which deals moderate damage to structures and flying units.
Level 7: Reinforcements - Gamling organizes the muster of Rohan's army. Every allied unit on the map regains a fallen unit.
Level 10: Rapid Deployment Order - On behalf of Theoden, Gamling gives a rapid deployment order to the peasants and farmhands of Rohan, causing them to train much faster for a short time.