LOTRO Players News Episode 209: Gift on a Goat


This week we discussed the new build on Bullroarer and essences.

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New Player Question

What are essences? I keep getting them in Moria and I thought that was an endgame thing. Does slotted armor start in Moria?





  • Got a warsteed at level 5!! And rode it off the prow of Minas Tirith
  • I rode around as a gift on a goat, doing ale association quests with Teri and Maven
  • I ran Throne of Dread Terror with PLOI and had an epic time in an epic battle at level 17



  • Worked on leveling my champ–got to level 53 and reached the 21st Hall
  • Did Volume 1, Book 7, Chapter 8 for the first time and was really amused by Mordirith’s purring noises
  • Did The Fall of Moria session play, and HOLY SMOKES A BALROG 😀 Also, I didn’t know that an elf could look so snooty while crossing his arms and holding two drawn swords at the same time



  • Led a conga line of orc sappers around Helm’s Dike (see Teriadwyn’s Twitch channel for a highlight)
  • Glordriel SOLOED the featured instance…TWICE!
  • Made a High Elf on Bullroarer and leveled her up (stay tune to Grrlz of Middle-earth!)



  • Other Champion got his pajamas and is now dressed for naptime.
  • Streamed the LOTRO Academy Field Trip’s attempt at Helm’s Dike. https://www.twitch.tv/teriadwyn
  • Rolled a high elf and spent 20 minutes cleaning out Shared Storage on Bullroarer.
  • Last-minute extra highlight: SKIRMISHER OF MIDDLE-EARTH!!!



  • On Bullroarer, I created a High-elf captain and reached level 25
  • Reached the end of Chapter 2 in Corey’s video series
  • Learned the optimal way to kill 8 mobs in Tarlang’s crown when alone.


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