LOTRO Point

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With the acquisition of LOTRO by Standing Stone Games (Standing Stone Games Announcement - December 2016) Turbine Points are being re-named "LOTRO Points."

LOTRO Point-icon.png Lotro Points are a way to obtain various content within the game using the ingame LOTRO Store -- from mounts, cosmetic items and buffs to quest and expansion packs.

Obtaining LOTRO Points

Lotro Points (LP) can be obtained in several different ways:
  • Purchase Lotro Points using real money. (Note: Any real money purchase automatically reclassifies you as a Premium subscriber.)
This can be done in-game at the LOTRO Store, or at store.turbine.com when not in the game.
(Various payment methods can be used: Credit Card, Pay Pal and Steam currency.)
For current pricing see: Buy LOTRO Store Points! https://www.lotro.com/en/buy-lotro-points
  • Lotro points may be acquired by redeeming "Point Cards" available from many different merchants.
  • Various "Game Cards" and retail "bundles" may also provide Lotro points.
See Acquiring LOTRO Points from Deeds
  • You get 500 Lotro Points every month as a Lifetime member or VIP. These are awarded on the anniversary of your Join Date.

Important information

  • NOTE: Lotro Points are a feature of the LOTRO Store. As such, they are not related to Game Servers, but rather to your account and the store itself.
Hence, Lotro Points are available to the Account found at myaccount.turbine.com associated with the Userid and Password with which you use to log in to the game.
In other words, Lotro Points acquired by one character are available to ALL characters associated with the same account - across ALL servers!
  • Be aware, however, that while the same Lotro Points are visible across servers, those items purchased from the store, while bound to an Account, are bound to specific servers!
  • Your Lotro Points are not held by SSG servers. The Lotro Store is operated by a third party company called Xsola. Your LOTRO Points are in your Xsola account. As a consequence, there is a short delay between earning LOTRO Points in-game, such as for Deed completion, and having them available in the store, i.e. having the addition reported in-game in the LORO Store window.
In approximately September of 2015 the in-game store switched from PlaySpan to Xsola.
(PlaySpan is owned by VISA Inc since March, 2011, PlaySpan processes transactions for online games and virtual goods sold on social networking websites.)

Purchasing Lotro Points (USD)

These rates were verified in the LOTRO Store June 2017.

Points Bonus Total Cost
(USD)
Cost
(points/USD)
Cost per point (USD)
500 100 600 $7.99 75 LP/$ $0.013/LP
1,250 350 1,600 $19.99 80 LP/$ $0.012/LP
2,200 950 3,150 $34.99 90 LP/$ $0.011/LP
3,750 2,550 6,300 $59.99 105 LP/$ $0.010/LP
6,250 4,750 11,000 $99.99 110 LP/$ $0.009/LP
12,500 10,500 23,000 $199.99 115 LP/$ $0.008/LP

Additionally, "store.turbine.com" offers "point codes" (verified April 2013):

Points Bonus Total Cost
(USD)
Cost
(points/USD)
Cost per point (USD)
1,500 0 1,500 $ 19.50 76.9 LP/$ $0.013/LP
2,500 0 2,500 $ 28.99 86.2 LP/$ $0.011/LP
5,000 0 5,000 $ 49.99 100.0 LP/$ $0.009/LP
23,000 0 23,000 $199.99 115.0 LP/$ $0.008/LP

Typical "Double bonus" points offered in the LOTRO Store (Verified May 20 - 30, 2016):

Points Bonus Total Cost
(USD)
Cost
(points/USD)
Cost per point (USD)
500 200 700 $7.99 87.6 LP/$ $0.0114/LP
1,250 700 1,950 $19.99 97.5 LP/$ $0.0103/LP
2,200 1,900 4,100 $34.99 117.1 LP/$ $0.0085/LP
3,750 5,100 8,850 $59.99 147.5 LP/$ $0.0068/LP
6,250 9,500 15,750 $99.99 157.5 LP/$ $0.0063/LP
12,500 21,000 33,500 $199.99 167.5 LP/$ $0.0059/LP

Occasionally, usually around US holidays, there are special offers in the LOTRO Store to purchase Lotro Points at a cheaper rate.

Typical "Triple bonus" points offered in the LOTRO Store (December 20-29, 2013):

Points Bonus Total Cost
(USD)
Cost
(points/USD)
Cost per point (USD)
500 300 800 $7.99 100.1 LP/$ $0.0099/LP
1,250 1,050 2,300 $19.99 115.0 LP/$ $0.0086/LP
2,200 2,850 5,050 $34.99 144.3 LP/$ $0.0069/LP
3,750 7,650 11,400 $59.99 190.0 LP/$ $0.0052/LP
6,250 14,250 20,500 $99.99 205.0 LP/$ $0.0048/LP
12,500 31,500 44,000 $199.99 220.0 LP/$ $0.0045/LP

Purchasing Lotro Points (EUR)

For buying points in euros (Verified September 29, 2016):

Points Bonus Total Cost
(EUR)
Cost
(points/EUR)
Cost per point (EUR)
500 100 600 €5,99 100 LP/€ €0.0100/LP
1.250 350 1.600 €14,99 106.7 LP/€ €0.0094/LP
2.500 950 3.450 €29,99 115 LP/€ €0.0087/LP
4.200 2.500 6.700 €49,99 134 LP/€ €0.0075/LP
8.400 5.600 14.000 €99,99 140 LP/€ €0.0071/LP
12.600 9.400 22.000 €149,99 145.7 LP/€ €0.0068/LP

"Double bonus" and "Triple bonus" sales are also available in EUR at the same time when they are offered in USD.

Lotro Points in the LOTRO Market

Note: store.lotro.com and store.turbine.com are now offering the same "Deals." "Deals" as of 16 November 2014

Points Bonus Total Cost
(USD)
Cost
(points/USD)
Cost per point (USD) Cost
(EUR)
Cost
(points/EUR)
Cost per point (EUR)
1,250 300 1,550 $19.99 78 LP/$ $0.013  ($0.0128) /LP 17.99 € 86 TP/€ 0.012 €  (0.0116 €) /LP
1,875 625 2,500 $29.99 83 LP/$ $0.012  ($0.0119) /LP 26.99 € 93 TP/€ 0.011 €  (0.0108 €) /LP
3,125 1,875 5,000 $49.99 100 LP/$ $0.01   ($0.0099) /LP 44.99 € 111 TP/€ 0.009 €  (0.0090 €) /LP
12,550 10,500 23,000 $199.99 115 LP/$ $0.01 ($0.00869) /LP 179.99 € 128 TP/€ 0.008 €  (0.0078 €) /LP

LOTRO Point - Mithril Coin purchase rate

Many different goods and services are available in-game for Mithril Coins - especially the "travel to objective" button for quests.
  • One purchases Mithril Coins using LOTRO Points in the LOTRO Store in-game.
  • Mithril Coins are tallied in your Wallet on Turbine Servers, as opposed to in the LOTRO Store at XSOLA (formerly PlaySpan).
  • Like LOTRO Points, Mithril Coins are Account wide BY SERVER.
Verified 31 October 2013
Item Points Points per coin
Mithril Coin-icon.png Mithril Coin x5 50 LOTRO Point  10
Mithril Coin x25 250 LOTRO Point  10
Mithril Coin x100 850 LOTRO Point  8.5
Mithril Coin x250 2000 LOTRO Point  8.0
The "value" of a Mithril Coin varies depending upon how the underlying LOTRO Points were acquired.
Based on the tables above Mithril Coins themselves "cost" between 10 and 8 LOTRO Points each.
With PURCHASED LOTRO Points costing between $0.01 and $0.013 (USD) that places the "value" of a Mithril Coin at between $0.08 and $0.13 (USD).
  • Most players simply assume one Mithril Coin to be worth $0.10 (USD).