Balin is a dwarven commander with the usual Durin’s Blood (commander damage-dealing skills) and Warrior of Lonely Mountain (troop damage reduction) titles occupying his R3 and R5 branches, respectively. However, his R0 branches differ by heavily emphasizes troop healing and troop buffs. While many may think that Balin is a weak commander with significantly less commander damage-dealing potential in comparison to his other dwarven counterparts, there is a very niche build that makes Balin an absolute powerhouse on the battlefield.
Gondor is a Good alignment Faction with an excellent defensive position and access to powerful neutral units. With a heavy presence in the books and movies, Gondor is a popular choice for tacticians of all Seasons and is a frequent contender for the ring in many servers. Read on to discover the pros and cons of choosing Gondor as a starting Faction.