"He was as tall as a young tree, lithe, immensely strong, able swiftly to draw a great war-bow and shoot down a Nazgûl, endowed with the tremendous vitality of Elvish bodies, so hard and resistant to hurt that he went only in light shoes over rock or through snow, the most tireless of all the Fellowship."
J.R.R. Tolkien on Legolas

Legolas is the elven prince of Mirkwood, the son of Thranduil. He can be recruited from the Mirkwood Outpost. He is able to fight using his bow as well as knives. Some of his abilities are centered on dealing direct damage, while some are unit support and scouting abilities.

  • Using the ability Knife Fighter


Knife fighter legolasLevel 1: Knife Fighter - Legolas fights with his knives for a short time, gaining + 20% armor.

Hawk strike legolasLevel 3: Hawk Strike - Legolas fires a pair of arrows which splinter on contact and damage enemies near the sight of impact.

Elven eye legolasLevel 5: Elven Eye -  Legolas has the keen sight of the elves, and he can spy enemies over huge distances. Legolas will temporarily gain + 50% sight range and + 25% weapon range and armor. The ability will also reveal hidden enemies. (Cannot be used while using Knife Fighter)

Train archers legolasLevel 7: Train Archers - Legolas is a capable marksman and can train other archers to fight better. Targeted archers gain experience.

Arrow wind legolasLevel 10: Arrow Wind - Legolas launches a continuous volley of arrows.


Legolas can receive only one upgrade:

Galadriels giftsGifts of Lorien - gets Galadriel's bow which enhances his 'Hawk Strike' and 'Arrow Wind' effectively. This upgrade can be applied to him through Galadriel's ability Gifts of Lorien.

Mechanics in Rohan

"What business does an Elf, a Man, and a Dwarf have in the Riddermark? Speak quickly. "

Summon Legolas son of Thranduil to fight along side you with his friends Gimli and Aragorn.

In the patch 4.5 Legolas will be a part of permanently recruitable hero battalion consisting of him, Aragorn and Gimli.


Hawk strike legolasHawk Strike - Legolas fires two arrows that splinter on the impact and damage nearby enemies.

Knife fighter legolasKnife Fighter - Legolas uses his knives. He gains +20% armor and attacks enemies around him.


Legolas is categorized as mass slayer because of his ranged attack and mass slaying abilities. He is very useful against normal units at range, and his ability Hawk Strike is very effective against monsters and enemy heroes. His ability Train Archers is centered around unit-support as he gives additional experience to archer units. To completely destroy incoming enemy units you can use his ability Arrow Wind, which is also effective against enemy heroes.


"I'm over here!"

"Breathe your last breath!"