‘There are Orcs, very many of them,’ he said. ‘And some are large and evil: black Uruks of Mordor.'

The Fellowship of the Ring, The Bridge of Khazad-dûm

Gundabad Uruks are the elite unit of the faction Gundabad. They wield Gundabad Uruk weapons which have the same base strength as Uruk equipment and wear Gundabad Uruk armour. They are much stronger than regular Gundabad Orcs.

Despite popular belief, they are in fact canon, and are meant to represent the huge Orcs of Bolg's bodyguard.


They will make Orc noises like other Orcs and Uruks, they eat maggoty bread and attack enemy factions if they come within their sight range. They will see and hunt you down if you come within 16 blocks of them if you have negative alignment with Gundabad.

Spawning Edit

They spawn in the Misty Mountains and Grey Mountains at night, and commonly in the caves under the mountains. They will also spawn in Gundabad invasions anywhere. In Public Beta 29 their spawning rate was decreased.


They drop Orc bones, rotten flesh, maggoty bread, coins, Orc draught and Uruk steel ingots and rarely the armour pieces and weapon they are wielding.

Drop Rarity Quantity Image
Rotten Flesh Common 1-2 Rotten Flesh
Orc Bone Common 1 OrcBone
Orc Draught Uncommon 1 Orc Draught
Maggoty Bread Uncommon 1-2 Maggoty Bread
Pouch Uncommon 1 Pouches
Uruk Steel Ingot Uncommon 1 Uruk Steel Ingot
Gundabad Uruk Cleaver Rare 1 SwordGundabadUruk
Gundabad Uruk Dagger Rare 1 DaggerGundabadUruk
Poisoned Gundabad Uruk Dagger Rare 1 DaggerGundabadUrukPoisoned
Gundabad Uruk Battleaxe Rare 1 BattleaxeGundabadUruk
Gundabad Uruk Bludgeon Rare 1 HammerGundabadUruk
Gundabad Uruk Spear Rare 1 Gundabad Uruk Spear
Gundabad Uruk Pike Rare 1 PikeGundabadUruk
Gundabad Uruk Helmet Rare 1 HelmetGundabadUruk
Gundabad Uruk Chestplate Rare 1 BodyGundabadUruk
Gundabad Uruk Leggings Rare 1 LegsGundabadUruk
Gundabad Uruk Boots Rare 1 BootsGundabadUruk


These Gundabad Uruks can be your bodyguards for 350 alignment and 40 silver coins, and +400 alignment and 60 silver coins for the archer variant. They can be hired from Gundabad Orc chieftains, who spawn in Gundabad Orc camps. As always, as one's alignment increases, price decreases.

Advantages Disadvantages
Strong armour and high health Relatively expensive
Strong weaponry Cannot ride Wargs
Can be hired pretty much anywhere in the West
Not weakened by daylight
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NPCs: Orc (Archer, Banner Bearer) • Uruk (Archer) • Warg
Traders: Chieftain
Items: ArmourEquipmentSkull Staff
Blocks: BedCrafting TableForgeTorch
Structures: CampDungeon

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