Recruit Thranduil's Palace Guards as seen in the Hobbit movies. They serve as a more powerful substitute for the Lorien Pikemen in the late game. They can be recruited from the Mirkwood Outpost after you build a Vault of the King on one of the build plots.

Abilities Edit

Mirkwood palace guards passive Defenders of Mirkwood - The Palace Guards are the elite defenders of Mirkwood and can turn enemy momentum against them. Any time a Palace Guard is trampled, all other nearby Palace Guards gain +50% armor, damage, and slow any additional enemy trampling 50% faster for 30 seconds. (Passive ability)

Mirkwood Palace Guards

Palace Guards remove Thorin Oakenshield from the throne area of Thranduil in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Upgrades Edit

The Palace Guards (Lothlorien) can be given the following upgrades:

Lorien forged blades Master Blades - Increases the damage of this battalion against:

Lorien banner carrier Banner Carrier - This upgrade can only be given to a level 1 battalion and will promote it to level 2. At level 2 the battalion can regenerate fallen units.

All these upgrades must be bought at Forge before applying them to battalion.

Strategy Edit

Palace Guards serve as next level pikemen of Lothlórien. They prove deadly to all cavalry units that dare to trample them. During the late game they can be paired with other Lorien or Mirkwood units.