The Battle of Killahead Bridge was a great battle where Gunmar and his followers were banished to the Darklands by one of the mightiest Trollhunters in Troll history, Deya the Deliverer.

This battle is what ultimately turned the conflict between humans and trolls to a standstill, ending the War for the Surface Lands.

The second Battle of Killahead Bridge was where the first human Trollhunter, Jim Lake Jr., fights against Gunmar's son, Bular, to prevent him from releasing Gunmar from the Darklands.

History

First Battle

This event takes place prior to the events of Trollhunters. The exact date and year is unknown, but it happened centuries ago and centuries after Angor Rot asked for help from Morgana as he wanted to defend his tribe against Gunmar.

The battle took place between the Gumm-Gumm army led by Gunmar, who was trying to take control of the surface lands, and several other Trolls who opposed them, led by the Trollhunter, Deya. The battle reached its close when Deya put the Amulet of Daylight in the Killahead Bridge and banished Gunmar and all the Gumm-Gumms (except Bular) into the Darklands.

Unbeknownst to the trolls, Merlin and Morgana engaged in an epic duel for the fate of the world during the course of the battle. Merlin successfully triumphed over Morgana, using up most of his magic to banish her by confining her in a crystal prison within a Heartstone underneath what would later be called Arcadia Oaks.

After Deya banished Gunmar, she instructed the trolls to tear up the Killahead Bridge stone-by-stone and send the pieces to the farthest corners of the world.

Second Battle

Centuries after the battle, the Killahead Bridge was reconstructed by Bular, along with the Janus Order, in order to free Gunmar and the Gumm-Gumms from the Darklands. They managed to steal the Amulet of Daylight, but everyone later discovered that only the Trollhunter could use the amulet to open the bridge.

The Changelings kidnapped Blinky, the mentor of the new Trollhunter, Jim Lake Jr., in order to force him to open the bridge. Although this at the beginning, it turned out Jim managed to alert his allies of his whereabouts and thus unleash a battle against Bular, the changelings, and goblins.

At the height of the battle, Stricklander successfully as able to open the bridge. However, Draal manages to pull out the amulet in the last minute, resulting in the bridge being destroyed at cost of Draal's arm.

Participants

First Battle

Good

Bad

Second Battle

Trollhunters

Gumm-Gumms

Aftermath(s)

First Battle

  • Gunmar and his Gumm-Gumm Army are banished to the Darklands by Deya.
  • Merlin confines Morgana in a crystal prison underneath a Heartstone in what would later be known as Heartstone Trollmarket, using up most of his magic to stop her from unleashing the Eternal Night.
  • Dictatious fakes his death and joins the Gumm-Gumms.
  • AAARRRGGHH!!! defects from the Gumm-Gumm Army and joins the good trolls.

Second Battle

  • Nomura is banished into the Darklands.
  • NotEnrique reluctantly but ultimately defects from the Janus Order and joins Team Trollhunters.
  • Draal loses his right arm after he removes the amulet from the bridge, tearing the bridge into pieces once more and preventing Gunmar from escaping.
  • Bular is slain by Jim, but he is later smashed to pieces by AAARRRGGHH!!! when he tries to kill Toby.
  • AAARRRGGHH!!! renounces his pacifist oath so he can protect his friends.
  • Blinky and AAARRRGGHH!!! gather up the pieces of the Killahead Bridge from the museum and store them into Heartstone Trollmarket.
  • Stricklander flees from Arcadia.

Trivia

  • The Second Battle of Killahead Bridge is one of the only major events where Claire Nuñez does not participate in, due to covering for Jim in the Romeo and Juliet play and not being experience with fighting yet

References

  1. "For the Glory of Merlin"
  2. "The Secret History of Trollkind"
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