"In the days of Argeleb son of Malvegil, since no descendants of Isildur remained in the other kingdoms, the kings of Arthedain again claimed lordship of all Arnor. The claim was resisted by Rhudaur. There the Dúnedain were few, and power had been seized by an evil lord of the Hillmen, who was in secret league with Angmar. Argeleb therefore fortified the Weather Hills, but he was slain in battle with Rhudaur and Angmar."
Appendix A, The Lord of the Rings

Hwaldar is the Hillman from Rhudaur who now serves Angmar. He functions much like Isengard's Wulfgar, granting bonuses to his hillmen and specializing in building destruction.


Hwaldar artwork from the original BFME II: ROTWK campaign

Abilties Edit

Hwaldar raiders frenzy abilityLevel 1: Raider's Frenzy - Hwaldar performs a mighty blow against a selected building. The armor of the building is reduced by 25% for 30 seconds, while Hwaldar and all nearby thralls gain +50% movement speed for 30 seconds. Left click on the icon, then left click on target enemy building.

Hwaldar battle rage abilityLevel 3: Battle Rage - With every attack, Hwaldar grants nearby vassals +40 damage for 10 seconds. (Passive ability)

Hwaldar blood lust abilityLevel 5: Blood Lust - For 30 seconds, thralls in Hwaldar's immediate vicinity gain twice as much damage from his Battle Rage. Left click to activate.

Hwaldar summon bone breakers abilityLevel 7: Summon Bone Breakers - Hwaldar permanently summons a battalion of the most feared warriors of the corrupted Rhudaur, the Bone Crushers. These men wear the blood and bones of their slain enemies as armor to terrify and disgust their enemies. They can gain additional benefits from Hwaldar's Raider's Frenzy and Battle Rage. Left click on icon then left click on target area.

Hwaldar scorched earth abilityLevel 10: Scorched Earth - Hwaldar tears an enemy building down. The selected building is destroyed, and a patch of scorched earth is left behind which is not cultivable and reduces the amount of resources of all nearby resources buildings. Left click icon then left click on desired building.

Upgrades Edit

Hwaldar can receive the following upgrade:

Might of witch king upgrade Might of the Witch-King - Hwaldar gains improved attributes for a short time.

This upgrade can be applied to him through Witch-King's ability Might of the Witch-King.

Strategy Edit