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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 91

By OliveYew


Community Spotlights

The Eriador Music Society is celebrating Yule! A special concert will be held on Thursday, December 20th on the Landroval server in the Shire, Michel Delving, East of the Founder's Park beginning at 10:30 Server Time.

Click here to check out FibroJedi's guide to the Yule Festival!

Gloredh of WanderingArda, Nathrien of Material Middle-earth and Hymne of CosmeticLotro, are proud to announce a Yule Outfit Contest! You may click on any of the cosmetic websites to find out more about the contest and how to enter.

Click here to visit D&Co du Milieu and check out the housing items you can get during the Yule Festival!

Did you get to watch Winterfest 2018 on Crickhollow over the weekend? If not you can click here to view the performances on LOTROStream!


To nominate something for a Community Spotlight, email LOTRO@standingstonegames.com
with the subject line "COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT"

Kin Hall

Rainbows and Unicorns is a small, tight-knit end game kinship of mature casual raiders on Arkenstone. They are mostly veteran players that enjoy completing instances and raids at the highest difficulty level in a fun, relaxed manner. Their raid days are primarily focused in and around the weekend, but they tend to have players online during most times questing or forming for instances. If you are interested in joining Rainbows and Unicorns, they ask that you know your class well, Be reasonably well geared for end game, Have a mic/headset, run combat analysis and be willing to post parses and be respectful towards others at all times. You can contact Knight / Knighthood / Knightwatch / Knightly in game on Arkenstone server. Alternatively, Knight#9057 on discord.

Email LOTRO@standingstonegames.com with the subject line "KIN HALL" to get your Kin featured

Why do you think the snow beasts in Frostbluff are always trying to sleep?

Comment on the LOTRO Forums here and you could win LOTRO Points!

Fansite News

Click here to watch GameolioDan in Gameplay Part 146 - Tomb of Elendil!

Click here to watch A Bard, Battles and Bagpipes ith/ Doug Glendower!

Click here to watch Eklinaar in episode 121 - Every Last Ingot!

Click here to watch Be Bold, Be Wary with Apulu Felgar!

Click here to watch AgentBrigman do some Yule Festival quests!

Click here to watch Raelunil in Part 26 of her Let's Play LOTRO Mordor series!

Click here to watch Gondor Has No Druids with Druidsfire!

Click here to watch Mythgard in Middle-earth with the Tolkien Professor!

In the News!

  • Click here to watch the newest +Cord of the Rings!
  • Click here to read the newest release notes!
  • Enjoy the Yule Festival now through January 13th!

Screenshot of the Week!

Wiberic Ruddyfoot posted this week's screenshot of the week!

Let's Talk Shop!

  • Get double bonus points in the LOTRO store now through January 3rd!
  • Get Helm's Deep™ 50% off in the LOTRO Market now through January 3rd!
  • Limited time! The Storied weapons set, Bombur's Bounty and the 10 black steel key bundle in the LOTRO store now through January 3rd.
  • Yule Sales Week 3 now through December 27th get:
    • 35% Off Legacy of the Necromancer
    • 50% Off Housing Writs
    • 75% Off Rune Keeper + Wardens  
  • Be Virtuous Like Samwise! Get 20% off now through December 27th:
    • Virtues & Virtue Bundles
    • Trait Slots
    • Skill & Slayer Deed Boosts
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a 1 Red Dye with coupon REDDYE now through December 27th!


  • Yule Sales Week 4 December 28th through January 3rd get:
    • 35% Off Vault Upgrades
    • 50% Off Crafting Tiers
    • 75% Off Legacy Tier Upgrades  
  • Go There, And Back Again! Get 25% off December 28th through January 3rd:
    • Milestone Skills
    • Hurried Traveller + Returning Traveller
    • Advanced Riding Traits  
    • Rally Horns
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a 1 Ranger Green Dye with coupon DYEGREEN now through January 3rd !


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