Gift of the Valar (Details)

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Item Information

Receive a gift from the Valar that makes your character powerful enough to delve in the depths of Moria and beyond!
After using the Gift of the Valar (skill)-icon.png Gift of the Valar (skill), your character will instantly be raised to level 50 and teleported to the entrance to the Walls of Moria, at Echad Dunann.
NOTE: This item may be purchased from the in-game LOTRO Store using LOTRO Points, AFTER you have created your character and entered Middle-earth.
Until opened, the Package delivered is Bound to the Account. After opening, it is Bound to the Character.
The Gift of the Valar (skill)-icon.png Gift of the Valar (skill) can only be used after completing the Introduction Quests and gaining the Characteristic Note-icon.png Novice trait.
Alternatively, this can be accomplished by use of the Veteran Status: Level 5 upgrade.


  • You need at least one empty Inventory Bag to hold the contents of the Box 16 (store)-icon.png Gift of the Valar Package - it contains 8 sub packages.
Note: "Use" the Gift of the Valar package multiple times until the box disappears. It will spawn multiple additional boxes. This will ensure that all of the items therein are now in your inventory and will allow you to consume them properly.
  • The Box 16 (store)-icon.png Gift of the Valar is of particular usefulness for individuals wishing to participate in the "Strategic Hobbit Initiative to Evacuate Lost Dwarves" - SHIELD.

Package Usage

This will place 8 packages and Items in your inventory (itemized below).
  • You can then open the individual packages in any order, with the following points in mind:
  • Your Currrency Cap status - the package includes one gold.
  • Various Items cannot be equipped or used until your character has achieved certain levels -- level 30 (Virtues) or 50 (Weapons, Jewellery and Armour.)
  • Upon using the Gift of the Valar (skill)-icon.png Gift of the Valar (skill), your character will instantly be raised to level 50 and transported to Nan Sirannon outside Echad Dúnann in Eregion just outside the Walls of Moria. At that point, unless you expend Mithril Coin-icon.png or have otherwise previously prepared your character (see below), returning to the Shire, Bree, Celondim, or Thorin's Hall is "a long walk".
  • Note that the package does NOT include a Legendary Item; you must complete the appropriate quests to obtain one.
Next you should:
  • equip your various pieces of armour and jewellery
  • expend your Class Trait Points on the Class Traits of your Specialization (50-5 45/2 = 22 base points)
  • Visit the vendors in Echad Dúnann
  • Speak with Ráthwald to begin the Walls of Moria quest line to obtain your first Legendary Item and gain entrance into Moria.

Recommended preparation activities

Before you use Gift of the Valar (skill)-icon.png Gift of the Valar (skill):
  • it is recommended that you visit the 4 starter area Stable Masters, including the 5th at the South Gate in Bree. This will facilitate your travel to and from the 21st Hall in Moria and Rivendell in the future. The Stable-master -- Bert Goldenleaf -- in South Bree is a primary travel hub for areas beyond level 50.
  • Visit a Master of Apprentices and select a crafting career.
You won't be able to harvest resource nodes in Moria until you have "leveled-up" your crafting skills.
Only T6 (Supreme) crafting resources are found in Moria.

Store Description

  • The Gift of the Valar is available in the LOTRO Store (Character → Character Upgrades → Veteran Status) ; frequently is subject of special promotions and is often on sale.
  • Regular price 3,995 LOTRO Point  - 25% off sale price ??? LOTRO Point 
The Gift of the Valar delivers a package that contains the following:
  • Gift of the Valar Item - using this will raise your level to 50 and transport you to Echad Dúnann
  • A set of level 50 gear -
  • 1 Gold
  • An LIXP rune, worth enough XP to bring one LI to level 10
  • 4 ranks of each virtue
  • The Riding skill
  • A Dusky Nimblefoot Goat
  • A 25-stack of food that scales with your level
  • A 25-stack of Morale and Power potions that scale with your level
  • 5 +100% XP Boosts
  • A single-use map to Rivendell
  • 25 Mithril Coins

Contents

Gift of the Valar Package

On purchase from the Lotro Store, one box will appear in your inventory -- The Box 16 (store)-icon.png Gift of the Valar Package.
This Package is bound to your account, and until opened can be moved to any character on your account.
Upon opening the Box 16 (store)-icon.png Gift of the Valar Package, you will find the following 8 items, each now Bound to the character:

Virtue Pack 1 Contents

  • If you open this package before achieving level 30, you will see the message: Your level is too low. in your chat window.
and the following 10 items will appear in your Inventory.
  • Above level 30, the bundles will "auto execute" and the increases will be applied directly to your Virtues and will only appear in your Trait Tree panel under Virtues

Virtue Pack 2 Contents

  • If you open this package before achieving level 30, you will see the message: Your level is too low. in your chat window.
and the following 10 items will appear in your Inventory.
  • Above level 30, the bundles will "auto execute" and the increases will be applied directly to your Virtues and will only appear in your Trait Tree panel under Virtues

Level 50 Weapon Pack Contents

  • Two class appropriate level 50 Weapons, non-legendary.
Both are named "Advanced"

Level 50 Armour Pack Contents

  • Seven Class appropriate level 50 Armour and seven Class appropriate Jewellery items.
All items are named "Advanced"

Item Pack Contents

  • The Gift of the Valar Item Pack contains:

See also