How to get Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor The Black Gate, Iron Shackle, Uldun Foothills and more Artifacts, Location Guide

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an action role-playing video game that takes place during the gap between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. the story is about revenge, slaughter, and mystery set entirely in Mordor, the Land of Shadows. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor released on 30th Sept 2014 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in NA and 3rd Oct 2014 in EU.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordohas more than 42 collectibles and Artifacts on the game’s map. Through each Artifact you will be introduced to various parts of the History of Mordor.

Here is how to get Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Artifacts:

Uldun Foothills:

Strange Rock:

The first Artifact you will find on the western edge of the zone. You will see a path between two hills that path will lead you directly to the hidden location.

The Black Gate:

Mortar and Pestle:

You will find it in the western area, the slaver camp underneath the watchtower.


On the eastern edge area there is a wooden structure. You will find it on the top of the wooden structure.

The Black Road:

Hoe Blade:

To find this artifact go to the middle of the area. On the top of a small hill near a watchtower, immediately north of the Internment Camp.

Iron Shackle

Northern edge of the map is where you have to go. Along the wall on the lowest floor of the scaffolding you will find it.

Uruk Proving Ground:

Tattered Note:

This artifact is found in the northwestern corner of the map, Climbing the wooden structure and looking for a narrow passage between the boards will lead you to the artifact.

Uruk’s Hollow:

Branding Iron:

To find this artifact you require to enter the Uruk’s Hollow stronghold and avoid danger when you explore this area. Go to the ground level in the southwest of the area, directly across from Ithildin, through the busted jail bars to find it in a small room.