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Does Undamaged Wolverine Corpse Still Drop in Taur Orthon?

Spent hours in Forochel farming Wolverines in the exact place the Lotro Wiki states and no drop. Meanwhile during that time multiple Moose heads dropped. Is the Wolverine one bugged?


West Rohan storyline questions

Hello, all. I am currently working my way through West Rohan areas and the order of the storyline is a bit confusing. Maybe someone can help me out? Thanks in advance! I was turning in the quest '**Assault on Bardh-dorám**' in Stoke and saw this m


Update problems

How big would an update be from my current update it's probably been more than a year since I've updated or played. I'd be updating on data so if you could give an estimate or the exact number if possible. Thanks :)


Tinnúlaer, Edhellen Lalaith — Open Elven concert in Laurelin

[**Tinnúlaer, Edhellen Lalaith**](https://www.laurelinarchives.org/node/49504) (Summer nights, Elven merriment) ​ Location: *Celondim Pavilion (29.4S, 92.6W)* Server: *Laurelin (RP)* Date: *June 2nd, 2019* Time: *3 pm (15.00) serve


Sindarin Elves?

Hello! I am looking to make a new character who is a Sindarin elf but I am not sure if I should use the elf race or the high-elf race? At first I thought an elf would be better as the Sindar never saw the light of the trees but I have also read on o


lotro worth playing

Hi, I'm a pretty casual gamer and been looking for an mmo thats fun to play. I've played WoW for a period of time amongst others. And I've also play LOTRO when it first came out briefly it's been awhile and was considering booting it up again. Do you


A few (noob) questions!

First time to Lotro and I've begun playing on the legendary servers. The game has a real charm to it and I ended up playing a good 4 hours solidly on my first day. I do however have a few concerns. 1. I'm a little worried I'm going to 'burn out' f


New Player - Order of regions to experience full lore + over-leveling

I only started playing yesterday but I really like it so far so I am planning to play for a long while. I am a complesionist so I am planning to do all the quests in every region but I was wondering on which order to do them if I wanna follow the sto


A quick question about buying mordor with lotro points

I am thinking of buying the mordor expansion with lotro points and I am wondering if it comes with the aria of the valar or not? I dont have access to my PC right now so I cant look it up.


Started a warden on the LS and I'm hella confused.

So, last time i played was during Rise of Isengard, my main was a warden and i started one once again. I thought to myself "Medium armor - agility." But I logged onto my warden on the life servers, whos still at level 75, and he has a ton of might it


Who played test 64 client - what's up with fps stuttering, hiccups?

Is Bree smoother when using 64 bit client, for example? Cause now fps stutters way too heavily, it's unbearable and kills will to play.


Returning player deciding on class

I've started playing lotro twice before with the intention of mostly solo play, so I picked Hunter twice because it was beginner friendly and good for soloing. But each time my interest has fizzled, partly because I think Hunter gets a bit boring. U


Legendary or Standard?

I left lotro in the middle of helms deep, I had a lvl 95 hunter and 75 burglar and have just returned after remembering about how much fun I had playing this game when I was younger. I don’t really feel like playing my hunter right now as I hated


Coming back 9 years later, tips?

I used to play back in 2010 and 2011, always a free user. Loved playing as a Hunter, struggled quite a bit as a Lore Master. Im planning on coming back, any tips on the changes? 1- what are legendary servers? 2- what is the high elf race like? Rune k


Flash sales without facebook?

I heard from a kin member about lotro flash sales on facebook and I wanted to know if the sales are announced any other ways as I don't have a facebook account and don't plan to get one. I looked at twitter and can't see any of them in the history.


One-handed Weaponsmith... with two hands?


I've never played but want to start... Am I too late?

I've always been a massive Tolkien fan but never played Lotro as I've never really had time too. Now I have a bit more free time I'm thinking of jumping in but have I missed the boat and is it going to seem outdated and confusing for someone to start


The Joyful Company is heading West. See you soon Middle-Earth! #noinvisiblewalls


What will be the benefits of the 64-bit client?

I have been seeing a lot of hype about the 64-bit client. I really don’t know the difference and would love to learn something? Would this make the game look better or just run better and utilize more cores? Please help!


Tips to get started on Mordor

I've recently decided to pick up my level 103 burglar after buying the Mordor expansion. ​ It's been a long time since I played him and frankly, for a long time I was just doing the story and not worrying about gear or legendaries. It's


Have I made a Mistake?

So I have recently started LOTRO. I dont get a lot of time these days so i am only level 15 after a couple of weeks of limited play. I decided to start on a legendary server because i didnt want to out level the zones too quickly and have to move o


Yet another returning player considering a Legendary Server.

Hello and thanks in advance for reading and replying if you choose to. After a great deal of drama broke out amongst most of my online friends, most of whom were longtime guildmates in Final Fantasy 14, I've finally had enough of that game and most


Returning Player: Legendary or Not?

I played up until the release of Mordor as a Warden. However, while I had a reasonably good time working my way up when I hit Mordor I basically hit a brick wall. Almost every fight I was in was a real struggle and I just kept getting brutally murder


A question about Premium Housing on Legacy Servers.

Hi folks...quick housing question. I'm a lifetime subscriber; haven't played in a long while, but came back to try the new Legacy servers. I'm level 18 and decided to buy a house. I have a "premium housing writ" that I figured would pay for the pur


New :)

I posted earlier. I’m downloading and it’s taking a really long time but my internet is normally good. Is it because of the size of the game? Thanks for all the help :)


MMO Top Weekly News/Posts

Sindarin Elves?

Hello! I am looking to make a new character who is a Sindarin elf but I am not sure if I should use the elf race or the high-elf race? At first I thought an elf would be better as the Sindar never saw the light of the trees but I have also read on o [..]


New Player - Order of regions to experience full lore + over-leveling

I only started playing yesterday but I really like it so far so I am planning to play for a long while. I am a complesionist so I am planning to do all the quests in every region but I was wondering on which order to do them if I wanna follow the sto [..]


lotro worth playing

Hi, I'm a pretty casual gamer and been looking for an mmo thats fun to play. I've played WoW for a period of time amongst others. And I've also play LOTRO when it first came out briefly it's been awhile and was considering booting it up again. Do you [..]


Tinnúlaer, Edhellen Lalaith — Open Elven concert in Laurelin

[**Tinnúlaer, Edhellen Lalaith**](https://www.laurelinarchives.org/node/49504) (Summer nights, Elven merriment) ​ Location: *Celondim Pavilion (29.4S, 92.6W)* Server: *Laurelin (RP)* Date: *June 2nd, 2019* Time: *3 pm (15.00) serve [..]


A few (noob) questions!

First time to Lotro and I've begun playing on the legendary servers. The game has a real charm to it and I ended up playing a good 4 hours solidly on my first day. I do however have a few concerns. 1. I'm a little worried I'm going to 'burn out' f [..]


Update problems

How big would an update be from my current update it's probably been more than a year since I've updated or played. I'd be updating on data so if you could give an estimate or the exact number if possible. Thanks :) [..]