This Week’s Lotro Adventure: Gondor Calls for Aid

It is no secret that we love LOTRO, but it has been a while since we fangirled about our digital Middle-earth adventures. So I today, I felt like writing about my recent adventures and achievements.

My main character, a hobbit hunter named Lilloa, reached level 95 recently (level cap is 105 right now). Now, I know that there are countless people that are able to the reach level cap with their characters within a few days. I’m not one of them, I like to take my time. So for me, to reach such a high level for the very first time is exciting.

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Lilloa in Dol Amroth

A few days ago, I’ve purchased the West Gondor & East Gondor quest packs, because I’ve completed all quests (incl. most epic quests) in Rohan. Ever since I’ve started LOTRO, all I wanted was to see Edoras and Fangorn Forest and now I did. It feels so strange having to ‘move on’ to Gondor. For now, I’m still questing in Entwood in order to get enough Fangorn leaves to be able to purchase a huorn pet, but I’ve already started to explore West & East Gondor.

In the recent months I’ve came to the realization that I’m a landscape explorer. Some love to grind (levelling up as fast as possible), others have role-playing as their priority, and I love to explore the online world (in this case Middle-earth). So, of course, as soon as my character’s level was high enough to visit Gondor (safely), I left Rohan and explored this ‘unknown’ territory.

My first stop was Dol Amroth and I was blown away. I mean, can we just appreciate this beauty?

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Dol Amroth

Afterwards, I wanted to see Minas Tirith. So I purchased a ride and spend some ‘sight-seeing’ there. Once again, LOTRO didn’t disappoint with their design (in my opinion). Just in the case of other parts in LOTRO, I love the music and how LOTRO Middle-earth looks different to Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth.

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The White Tree in Minas Tirith

I’m very curious to start questing properly in Gondor and what the epic quest chain will bring.

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The Citadel in Minas Tirith

Anyone of you on LOTRO? If so, which is your favorite region so far? If you could visit any place in Middle-earth (LOTRO and other adaptations) which place would it be? Leave us a comment!

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4 thoughts on “This Week’s Lotro Adventure: Gondor Calls for Aid

  1. Clay says:

    I have not been very far as my Captain is only level 14 and still in the Breelands, helping two hobbits hopefully fall in love. But Bree is a very pretty town!

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