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Throne T2 class makeup

I thought it might be a good idea to talk about class makeup and roles for the various fights of the Throne raid. I'll just start with Rakothas and mumaks for now. Rakothas:Group 1Tank 1 yellow captain shield brother on tank 2 Tank 2 guard/warde...
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Chambers of Raiding

RTPlugin has a patch to add The Wastes.

I had written a short article about what it was and how to install it, and how to fix two locations which were off. I lost the post before I could save it. So... here is just the skinny of it.You can find the new patch and instructions on how t...
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Chambers of Raiding

Runic Knights Challengers

RKC: Runic Knights Challengers -- finding and defeating challenges at level-cap, in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. Anyone is welcome that chooses to show up, and if real life interferes we understand. There are no minimum gear or experience require...
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Champion

Armor Build

It was mentioned in Kin chat that we should have a thread for Armor builds for Champions. There will obviously be some difference between casual builds, t1, and t2 builds.
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Hunter

hunter guide

linkI think this guide is pretty good for blue line hunters. There are a lot of threads on the lotro forums covering blue line hunters, but this is a pretty good guide that's all in one place. The only thing is that he didn't finish the part exp...
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Rune Keeper

RK tips

linkHow to survive the first hit from Rakothas (and be less squishy in general for the rest of the fight)linkI don't play RK much, but I always heard people talking about concession and rebuttal, and I couldn't figure out how it worked because it ...
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Captain

Grimmerthan's captains's trait sets

I was chatting with Thadius on captain builds, and I want to put Tirnanog's current build up for reference.Four trait lines. No one's ever asked for blue line, though. These are:Tanking:This build pushes healing as much as possible.Group DPS:Sti...
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Champion

Champion Skill Rotation

I have been talking with several other champs and have been wondering what you guys consider to be the best skill rotation for buffing up your champ before a fight. I typically use in yellow lineBattle FrenzyExchange of BlowsTrue HeroicsGreat Clea...
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Chambers of Raiding

105 Gear Guide

*This is a guide to level 105 gear, I'll link to a 115 guide once the new stats are well established.*Stat caps for 115: https://lotro-wiki.com/index.php/Character_Stats#Stat_capsStat curves for 115: https://lotro-wiki.com/index.php/Rating_to_perc...
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Class Help

Virtue and traitpoint tracker

https://www.lotro.com/forums/showthread.php?653070-LOTRO-Virtue-amp-Traitpoint-TrackerI found this link to a tool that allows you to track all your virtues and trait points for every character. It sounds very useful. The trait points in particul...
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“Skoironk” and “Tower of Teeth” Level 105 Resource Instances

“Skoironk” and “Tower of Teeth” Level 105 Resource InstancesThese two instances come with the release of Update 20. Completing these instances provides reputation/barterable rewards which are essential if one wishes to obtain superior gear to what...
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Hunter

Grimmerthan's hunter's DPS traits and LIs

I was chatting with Turgonson about trait trees and LIs, and I thought it would be useful to put my hunter's trait tree and LIs up for review.Trait tree is currently a blue/red mix, tailored for single target DPS, and with rain of arrows for a bit...
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Guardian

Grimmerthan's tanking and DPS traits

I was chatting with Mirtax about my guard's blue-line configuration. It occurred me that that I could post it here.I skip some blue, to allow more points into useful red/yellow. I try to juggle the most useful, compared to my gear and tank style...
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Class Help

ToDT Mumaks Tutorial (Kiting Tank)

Hello, Kin!I made a quick video tutorial for the Mumaks fight in Throne of the Dead Terror from the perspective of the kiting/lonely tank.According to some people, this role can be fulfilled by either a Warden or a Beorning, with some theories poi...
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Rune Keeper

Healing Rune-keeper

After Ali posted the link to a minstrel healing guide, I went looking for something similar for rune-keepers. Although I found some helpful LOTRO forum threads, I couldn't find any guides.So I wrote one, basic though it is.I hope some new-to-heali...
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Guardian

Dadi's guide to blue-line Guardian

Dadi's guideI don't play my guardian much, but I stumbled upon this guide and thought it might be useful to folks who haven't played in groups much. A couple things I didn't see mentioned that help tremendously when tanking:- make sure you have c...
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Throne of the Dread Terror T1

I'd like to start leading some throne raids on T1. If you've been in failed pug raids of this, don't despair. It's not difficult, it just takes some coordination and it requires everyone to have decent gear and pay attention. In my ideal raid I...
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Hunter

Heartseeker reset armor

I finally got my heartseeker reset armor to try it out. It seems like the DPS is more RNG-dependent. When I was wearing 4 osgiliath bowmaster + 2 erebor huntsman my highest dps parse was higher than with 4 pelennor armor + 2 erebor huntsman, but...
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Champion

Champion armor debuffs

Champ horn legacy discussionI don't play champion much, but I just wanted to highlight the very strong debuffs that a couple champion legacies can provide to help a raid. Rend Armor debuff and the bonus physical mitigation debuffs from the champi...
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Champion

Spec line to use?

Just wanted to know what you thought was best spec line to use for champion? Just came back to the game working on leveling my Champion up and I went with yellow. Looking for what will be best for end game groups. If anyone has suggestions woul...
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