Rohan is one of the more well-known mannish Kingdoms in Middle Earth. It lies north of Gondor and stretches from the Isen in the west to the Mering stream and the Anduin in the East. The men of Rohan are widely known for their prowess in battle and earned a reputation as the most skilled riders outside of Aman.
Rohan has the following ranks:
- Recruit, a man or maiden who has shown interest in joining the Rohirrim.
- Rohir, one who has gained +100 alignment with the Rohirrim and is accepted by a Marshall or the King.
- Captain, a Rohir that has proven himself capable and devoted to the Kingdom. A Captain is able to lead Rohirrim in combat.
- Earl, a Rohir that has proven himself capable and devoted to the Kingdom. An Earl is tasked with managing a (waypoint) build.
- Marshal, assists the King in the rule of the Kingdom. Marshals control one or multiple provinces. The King and his Marshals make most of the important decisions concerning the faction.
Currently, the following players hold ranks in the Kingdom:
- Birgenspl, King of Rohan
- Sir_PandaHead, Marshal of the Westfold
- Tassie101, Marshal of the Eastfold
- R2_77, Marshal of Eastmark
- Grimbold (Formerly: Gondhir), Earl of Grimslade
- Okoun007, Earl of Mering Stream
- Thr33Way, Captain of Rohan
Rohan is divided among the following provinces:
The King's Lands:
Includes Edoras and it's neighbouring lands. Personally ruled by the King, also named the first Marshal of the Riddermark.
- The city of Edoras
- The camp of Dunharrow
The Western portion of the Folde. It contains many forts and watchtowers due to it's close proximity to Isengard. It's capital is the mighty fortress of Helm's Deep. Seat of the Second Marshal of the Riddermark.
- The castle of Helm's Deep
- The village of Grimslade
- The village of Deeping-Coomb
- The watch over the Isen
- Freca's Hold
The Eastern portion of the Folde, the most populated region of Rohan. The Eastfold encompasses the region east of Edoras up until the border with Gondor. It's capital is Aldburg, the capital of Rohan in the days of Eorl the Young. Seat of the Third Marshal of the Riddermark.
- The city of Aldburg
- The town of Mering Stream
The Eastern part of the Mark. The open fields in the heartlands of Rohan. Eastmark is troubled by frequent raids by orcs coming from Mordor. It's capital is the eponymous city of Eastmark.
- The city of Eastmark
The western regions of the Mark. The Westmark serves as a buffer region between the Uruk Highlands and the more populous regions of Rohan. It's capital is Entwade, among the river Entwash.
- The city of Entwade
- Fort Stallion
The sparsely inhabited uplands of Rohan. It's capital is Woldhall.
- The town of Woldhall
Rohan holds defensive pacts with:
- The Men of Gondor
Rohan also takes part in the White Council
Note that these relations may not be mutual.
Rohan's government stands friendly to the following factions:
- The Hobbits of the Shire
- The Men and Hobbits of Bree
- The Men of Arnor
- The Elves of the Golden Wood
- The High-Elves of Lindon and Eregion
- The High-Elves of Rivendell
- The Dwarves of Durin's Folk
- The Dwarves of the Blue Mountains
- The Dwarves of the Wind
- The Elves of the Enchanted Forest
Rohan's government stands neutral with the following factions:
- The Elves of the Wild Wood
- The Dwarves of the East
- The Tree-folk of Fangorn Forest
- The Men of Dunland
Rohan's government stands hostile with the following factions:
- The Shadow of Mordor
- The Evil of isengard
- The Men of Rhúdel
- The Southron League
- The Evil creatures of Dol Guldur
- The Orcs of Gundabad
- The Half-Trolls of Harad
The Kingdom of Rohan was founded on September 22nd 2014 by SpeedySC and his lieutenant b_boymasterman (TheSmileBC). A friendly war with Dunland was soon declared, which became the first war on the server. In this time, Speedy began building the fortress of Helms Deep, while Boyd (b_boymasterman) began building Edoras on October 21st which became the factions' capital. Boyd left Rohan to conquer Gondor on November 5th ,2014, and SpeedySC left to found the Red Dwarves on November 22nd ,2015. With this, a vote was called between the old and respected Lord Elizaer, the famed warrior mewarmy, and Steroid, with the entire server being allowed to vote. Mewarmy received 26 votes, Elizaer 12, and Steroid 8. Mewarmy was then crowned King the following day.
Mere days after the election of mewarmy, a world reset occurred and Edoras and Helms Deep were wiped from the map, while the construction of Mering Streams and Aldburg began. Unfortunately, Elizaer and Steroid, angry over their loss of the leadership poll chose to rise in revolution against mew on April 15th, 2015 with the backing of Dunland and Harad. Mew, meanwhile, was backed by Lord Jamez45767 of Aldburg as well as Gondor and the Dwarves. Mew was victorious and the rebels were forced to surrender. By the end of mews reign, Rohan had become the richest and most populous faction and had won a war against Isengard, but in the end, this golden age would not last. Mew was banned for minor griefing on September 26th, 2015, and Elizaer faced off in an election with Icefrone over who would be the new King. Ice was victorious and was crowned the day afterwards.
During the reign of Ice he attempted to rebuild Rohan, as mewarmys banning cost them a significant amount of wealth and power. Although his reign appeared promising, it ended when in early 2016. mewarmy returned and reclaimed the throne of Rohan. Mew quickly brought back the aggressive position he had carried in his previous reign,and was victorious in a war against Dale which was centered around its autonomy from Rohan. In addition, Edoras and Helms Deep were constructed. Unfortunately, a minor scandal came about towards the end of his reign and he named Henry3748 the new King in late February 2016.
Henry ruled Rohan well for many months, but in time grew tired of ruling, and on Icefrones request resigned on November 28th, 2016.
During Ice’s reign many changes occurred within Rohan. Edoras and Helms Deep were rebuilt by Henry and TheSmileBC respectively, and strong alliances were also forged with other factions including the creation of the Coalition of Dawn. Towards the end of his reign, however, he began to go inactive, and a player named littlefiredog threatened rebellion against him on June 27th 2017 if Henry was not reinstated to the throne. Ice agreed to step aside, and Henry became King while LFD became Lord of Deeping Coomb and a Marshal of Rohan
During Henry’s second reign, Grimslade was rebuilt and Eastmark was built, but several months later he abdicated the throne on November 28th 2017 due to exhaustion. Marshall's TheSmileBC and littlefiredog both put their name forward for the throne, but Smile withdrew in favor of LFD. Unfortunately, LFD almost immediately went inactive and Rohan steadily fell into collapse. Within several months the only Rohirric player of renown who remained was TheSmileBC of Helms Deep, and after a player named Merfrid challenged LFD for the throne, TheSmileBC was named King by LFD and took the throne on February 25th ,2018. Smile immediately began revitalizing Rohan and successfully brought players such as Sir_Pandahead and Algahron back from inactivity, as well as recruiting some such as TheMightyDucks and Birgenspl.
Sadly, due to unforeseen circumstances, Smile was forced to resign from his position as King of Rohan on May 7th 2018. Algahron, the Lord of Mering Streams was then named King of Rohan. Sadly, Alg almost immediately went inactive, and Sir_Pandahead took over as Regent shortly afterward. In early July, after still receiving no word from Alg, Panda was elected King of Rohan.
Panda’s time as King of Rohan can be described as a second golden age. Almost every waypoint had builds started or had remodeling occur, and Rohan became the most active faction on the server second to only the Wind Dwarves. Sadly, as he slowly sunk into inactivity, Panda made the decision to name Birgenspl King on April 4th to avoid Rohan having an inactive ruler. Following Panda’s withdrawal as King, several important players chose to leave the faction, but nevertheless Birgen kept Rohan on a good path. Since his coronation, the construction of Aldburg and Eastmark have continued with haste, and the Rohirrim took part in the successful war on Dunland.