The Captain of Bladorthin is an NPC from whom you can hire units. He spawns in a Vintner Guard Camp, along with a Vintner Guard Captain, however, while the tent always contains a Vintner Guard Captain, the Bladorthin Captain will only sometimes accompany him.

Upon hiring a unit from a Captain of Bladorthin, the player earns the achievement "Order of Bladorthin".


Captains of Bladorthin will occasionally spawn in Vintner Guard Captain Tents, which are found across Dorwinion, forming the central component of Vintner Guard camps


Like most of the captains in the mod, the Captain of Bladorthin will not attack hostile players or NPC's unless provoked, in which case he will use his weapon to defend himself. Once he's defeated his attacker, he will heal very quickly -- as fast as hired units, in fact.


In order to hire units from this Elf, you'll need 250 Dorwinion alignment. Less than this will simply result in the Elf refusing to let you hire units. The units he has available for hire are (having more alignment than the basic requirement will result in lower prices):

Unit Unpledged Cost (Silver Coins) Pledged Cost (Silver Coins) Alignment Required (Dorwinion) Requires Pledge (Dorwinion)
Bladorthin Warrior 50-100 (5coinX to 1coinC) 25-50 (2coinX5coinI to 5coinX) +250 No
Archer of Bladorthin 70-140 (7coinX to 1coinC4coinX) 35-70 (3coinX5coinI to 7coinX) +300 No
Dorwinion Elf Banner-Bearer 70-140 (7coinX to 1coinC4coinX) 35-70 (3coinX5coinI to 7coinX) +400 No



  • You are noble indeed, Person. The Order of Bladorthin would be willing to serve you.
  • You have earned my respect, Person. What do you want?
  • The Order of Bladorthin do not bow and scrape to weak Men. But you are no weak Man, Person.
  • My warriors are the finest Elves in all Middle-earth.
  • I will grant you command of my warriors, Person. For a price, of course.
  • You have the grace of an Elf-friend. What is it you need, Person?


  • The Order of Bladorthin do not bow and scrape to weak Men.
  • Have you come here thinking you can command my warriors? A good joke, Person.
  • Banner-bearer? You would be fit only to bear my cup, Person.
  • You are no Elf-friend, Person. Begone.
  • Should you not be working in the vineyard?
  • Go back, Person. The day is warm, and there are many grapes yet to be picked.


  • You are accursed, Person!
  • It was unwise of you to venture here.
  • You are an enemy of Dorwinion, Person!
  • You are no friend of Dorwinion!
  • You should not have come here!
  • I will make quick work of you, scum!
  • You will go no further!
  • You are no threat to us, Person.
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Traders: Captain (Elven) • MerchantVinekeeper
Items: Armour (Elven) • EquipmentForge
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