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The name Mines of Moria refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see The Mines of Moria (disambiguation).
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The Lord of the Rings Online:
Mines of Moria
Video game
DeveloperTurbine, Inc
PublisherTurbine, Inc
Midway Games
NHN Corporation (South Korea)[1]
PlatformMicrosoft Windows
Release dateNovember 18, 2008
The Lord of the Rings: Mines of Moria


[edit] Storyline

Main article: Mines of Moria (volume)

[edit] New Gameplay Features

[edit] New Classes

[edit] Legendary Items

[edit] New Regions

[edit] Instances and Raids

[edit] Free Updates

Mines of Moria included Vol. II books 1 through 6 of the epic quest line. Like Shadows of Angmar, Mines of Moria continued to regularly release updates. Updates were less frequent than Shadows of Angmar.

[edit] Book 7: Leaves of Lórien

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Book 7 was released on 17 March 2009. This update included:
  • Continuation of the Epic Storyline in Book 7, Leaves of Lórien.[2]
  • Expansion of the Lothlórien Area, including Caras Galadhon.[2]
  • A new raid, named Strange Happenings, has been added.[2]
  • The Galadhrim are added as a new reputation faction.[2]
  • Crafting instances enable players to gather resources.[2]
  • The Ered Luin Introduction and, on lesser scale, the Bree-land Introduction are revamped.[2]
  • Several new Monster Play emotes are added.[2]

[edit] Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-dum

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Book 8 was released on June 23, 2009. This update included:
  • Book 8, Scourge of Khazad-dûm, continues the epic story.[3]
  • A radiance-gated multi-boss, 12-man raid - named Dar Narbugud is added.[3]
  • One 6-man instance is added: The Halls of Crafting.[3]
  • Two 3-man instances are added:
  • Continuation of the revamp of the Bree-land Introduction.[3]
  • The Crafting system has been revived.[3]

[edit] Soundtrack

[edit] Development

[edit] Trailer

[edit] Release and promotion

[edit] Unlock the Mines of Moria

[edit] Reception

[edit] See also

[edit] External links


  1. William Dobson, "Lord of the Rings Online launches in Korea and Russia" dated 23 April 2009, Massively (accessed 2 January 2012)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 "Volume II: Book 7: Leaves of Lórien Spotlight", (accessed 19 February 2012)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 "Volume II: Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-dûm", (accessed 19 February 2012)
The Lord of the Rings Online
Games titles Shadows of Angmar · Mines of Moria · Siege of Mirkwood · Rise of Isengard · Riders of Rohan · Helm's Deep · Mordor · Minas Morgul
Storyline Volume I: Shadows of Angmar · Volume II: Mines of Moria · Volume III: Allies of the King · Volume IV: The Strength of Sauron · The Black Book of Mordor
See also Characters · Locations · Shadows of Angmar soundtrack · Mines of Moria soundtrack · "King Under the Mountain" minigame