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Week In LOTRO
- Leveled my Lore-master to 85
- Took the field trip through Fil Gashan, most annoying boss fight ever, group screen shot in disguise!
- First level cap ever! Karvett is at 100 in Dol Amroth. Only took 4 ½ years.
- Date nights on hunter & minstrel – mostly small groups & fellowships.
- Maven is The Dude.
- Preparing my hunter for Bingo Boffin
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Kaleigh Starshine left a comment on LOTRO Players News Episode 130:
“If only Vyvyanne and her team were in charge for Helm’s Deep and the aftermath that followed… I think things would have turned out very differently, and the subject of world closures might not have ever needed to come up. What she and her substantially smaller team have been able to accomplish relative to years past is simply amazing 🙂
Maven, regarding which class to bring to 95, I would strongly caution against the Burglar, particularly if melee classes are not your favorite style of play, for the following reasons:
- Burglars lose nearly half of their damage dealing potential when not attacking their foes from behind. This means you will not only need to run up to each and every foe one by one but also maneuver behind them, and stay behind them constantly, to make their strikes count the most.
- Burglars are extremely fragile, being the only melee class which can only wear Medium armor and which also does not have tanking lines and potential. Wardens can use shields, and both Beornings and Wardens gain 5 points of Morale for every point of Vitality unlike Burglars who gain only 3.
- The battle speed of Burglars in their damaging line (Quiet Knife) requires the fastest speed of play in the game. Burglars use multiple skills per second while also needing to maneuver constantly to stay close enough to their foes to be able to use them.
- Burglars have the least amount of area attacks in the game, which is a great detriment in most cases, and no range attacks at all (save for in their Mischief-maker debuffing line, in which damage is the least of your priorities)
- Fellowship maneuvers are no longer worthwhile, rendering the Burglar’s most unique contribution to group endeavors obsolete.
The other three classes are incredibly powerful, and you really cannot go wrong with any of the three. Ranged wardens have far and away the greatest single target damage in the game. Captains can both tank and heal the most difficult instances in game while also making those around them shine. And I think Teriadwyn can tell you all you need to know about Beornings [ down with bears 🙂 ]”
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