Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Ithildin Locations Guide

By   /   Oct 1, 2014

The inspiration that Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor draws from Assassin’s Creed cannot be more vivid.

From wraith world to combat, leap of faith to Ithildins collectible, it is not hard to present several comparisons. Ithildins are ancient symbols carved in structures in Mordor.

For more help on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, read our Artifacts Locations and Nemesis System Guide.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Ithildin Locations

Just like Ancient Artefacts, Talion must switch into Wraith World to identify these Ithildins. There are 32 Ithildins in the game. Out of these 32, 16 are hidden in Uldun and 16 are in the Sea of Nurnen.

To get started, unlock the Forge Tower and exact location of each Ithildin will be displayed on your mini-map. Find all Ithildins in the game to receive 1,600 Mirrian and Shadow Crowned with Living Light Achievement/Trophy.

Uldun

First go the underlined area of the map and then search for Ithildin with the help of location references.

Barrows of Uldun

Ivab Gelebren
Location: There is a small stone archway with several wooden crates lined against its outer wall. You need to switch to Wraith World and examine the wall near the wooden crates to find this symbol.

Nan iChir Gelair Mordor
Location: There is a ruined building near the northeast section of the Forge Tower. You need to reach the top of this ruined structure to find the Ithildin on the inside of the ruin.

Di ‘weriennin Anann
Location: There is a long stone tower located near the eastern side of the area. You need to reach the very top of this stone tower and turn on the Wraith World to find this Ithildin.

Durthang Keep

Achared
Location: You need to travel to the large ruined area with tattered red drapes all over. While in this area, you need to reach the very top of the tower located on the northeast side and switch on the Wraith World to see this Ithildin.

Durthang West

i Achortha Ivorn
Location: There is a somewhat demolished bridge near the eastern side of the area. There should not be any difficulty in identifying this bridge as there is a large wasp nest attached underneath it. You need to scan this bridge, directly above the wasp’s nest to find this Ithildin.

Durthang Outskirts

Puigadol Dagor
Location: There is a large bridge – somewhat demolished – that connects Durthang Keep and Durthang Outskirts. You need to enter the Wraith World and scan the area below this bridge to spot this Ithildin.

Tridaeol Chith Efuin
Location: After finding the previous Ithildin, keep on going along the area on the south side. There are three barred rooms at the bottom of a large building. You need to squeeze through the middle room and turn on the wraith mode to identify this Ithildin.

Uldun Crossing

Erio O Thelaith Gurth
Location: There is a large stone bridge near a small ruined archway. You need to turn the wraith mode on and scan the area directly above the stone archway to identify this Ithildin.

West Garrison

Tri Laich
Location: There is a watchtower in this area. You need to climb the rocky platform and reach the northern side of the watchtower. There is a wooden ladder in this area with the Ithildin right next to this ladder. The Ithildin is located directly underneath the overlooking bridge.

Nathadhir Edweginnin
Location: You need to travel to the southernmost side of the map to find this Ithildin. There is a wooden platform in this area with a fire lit nearby. You need to climb on top of the wooden platform and scan the wall using the wraith mode to find this collectible.

The Black Road

Nu Nam Nin
Location: You need to travel to the south side of the Forge Tower and examine a small lone stone pillar in the area. There are several wooden planks, crates, and sacks in the nearby area.

Uldun Foothills

Edwenno O Gwath
Location: You need to travel to the Forge Tower and get underneath the stone bridge. Turn on your wraith mode and scan the area to find the Ithildin collectible.

The Black Gate

i Naudhir Edhil
Location: You need to travel to the north-eastern side of the area with a large fire placed nearby. There is a large wooden building in this area with a small opening at the base of it.

You need to squeeze through this small opening and turn on your wraith mode to scan the walls and find the Ithildin.

Uruk’s Hollow

Ochedin Valannor
Location: You need to get to the Uruk’s Hollow stronghold to find this collectible. There is a central building with a barred metal door at the base of it. This barred metal door has a small opening on one side. Head inside this building and scan the area to find the Ithildin collectible.

Natha Tognir in Ainn
Location: You need to reach the very top of the tallest watchtower in the eastern side of the area and scan the side wall to find this ancient symbol.

Southern Uldun Pass

i’Warth, Dangernen
Location: You need to travel to the south-west side of the Forge Tower and reach the very top of the tallest structure in the ruined area to find the last Ithildin symbol in Uldun.

Sea of Nurnen

Harad Basin
Lach Mab Gelebren
You need to travel to the north side of the Forge Tower and go inside the large cave in the area. Go a little ahead and climb on top of the platform near the entrance to find this Ithildin engraved in a wall.

Nau Dan I Ngaurhoth
You need to travel to the north-west side of the Forge Tower to get this Ithildin. There is a ruined structure in this area. You need to reach almost top of this demolished structure to find the Ithildin engraved in a wall.

Achortho Vorn
There is a stone bridge near the south side of the Fast Travel Tower (Forge Tower). Climb the bridge and you will come across the Ithildin well-hidden in the upper side of the stone bridge.

Fern Outskirts
Tol Acharn
You need to travel to the south-east side of the Fast Travel Tower (Forge Tower) to find a stone bridge and look for the Ithildin engraved in one of the stone pillars of this bridge.

Thang Talath
Galad Na ‘Lamhoth
There is a large cavern in the southern side of the map. You need to get inside this cave and look for a large room inside this cave. Once you are inside the large room, turn to your right and look on the wall in front of you to find the Ithildin.

Maw of Hope
Tolo Dan Nan Galad
To get this Ithildin, you need to enter the stronghold in the area. Once you are inside the stronghold, you need to climb up the tallest tower in the area and look on the interior walls to find the Ithildin.

A Elbereth Gilthoniel
While staying in the same stronghold from where found Tolo Dan Nan Galad, travel to a tent on the eastern side of the stronghold and climb up to the rooftop. Stick along the walls of this rooftop and keep your Wraith World on to spot the Ithildin.

Executioner’s Watch
Naur an Edraith Ammen
There is a stone bridge in the north-west side of the area. Directly below this stone bridge lies the Ithildin engraved in the wall.

Fort Morn Stronghold
enArdhon
You need to travel to the south side of the Fast Travel Tower in this area to come across a bridge. You need to check the stone pillar lying near the haystack to find the Ithildin.

Mi Chand eMorchir
To get this Ithildin, you need to travel to the southern side of the zone. There is a stone tower right next to the tallest building in the area. You need to reach the very top of this tower to find the Ithildin.

Tirith Mesas
Ban a Gellatha
You need to travel to the north-eastern side of the zone and look for this Ithildin engraved on a wall right next to the ruined bridge.

Nin Gostatha Gwaith
To get this Ithildin, you need to reach the north-western side of the zone. There is a lone stone pillar built in the area. You need to climb the top of this stone pillar to find the Ithildin.

Cape of Nurn
Ah an Noded Rammas
To get this Ithildin, you need to travel to the north-west side of the Fast Travel Tower. There is a wall on the west side of the ruined stone building with an Ithildin engraved on it.

Nurnen Peninsula Stronghold
An Adleithad
This is pretty easy one to find! As soon as you enter the Nurnen Fishery, you will see a wooden wall near your location. You need to enter the Wraith World and check out this wooden wall to find the Ithildin engraved on it.

Watcher’s Landing
Nor Eduath
There is a lone stone tower standing near the end of the dock. You need to reach the top of this stone tower to find the Ithildin. Do note that the tower is located in the eastern side of the docks.

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