Hackham Heath is a section of Araluen where Lord Morgarath waged his first war against King Duncan.

The Battle of Hackham HeathEdit

15 years prior to the start of the series, the exiled Lord Morgarath rallied his Wargal army and waged war against Araluen. During the ensuing battle, Ranger Halt led a cavalry attack that dismantled Morgarath's fighting force, and forever ingrained a fear of horses within Wargals. Morgarath was eventually driven back into the Mountains of Rain and Night , where he had been
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A depiction of Hackam heath

plotted his revenge. 

Will's father, Daniel, was a sergeant in this battle and died saving Halt's life.