- Hides can be harvested by characters by defeating Beasts. These pieces of animal hide have a chance to drop from those types of Creatures.
- Foresters are able to process hides into leather by boiling them at a Workbench or Superior Workbench.
- The following Professions can use the leather for materials in their own crafting recipes:
|Hide||Tier||Leather By-product||Levels that Drop Item||Location(s)|
|1 Apprentice||1-13||South Ered Luin, The Shire, Central Bree-land|
||13-25||Bree-land, Ered Luin, The Lone-lands, The North Downs, and The Shire|
||25-34||Evendim, The Lone-lands, The North Downs, and The Trollshaws|
||35-43||West part of Angmar, Evendim, East and West part of The Misty Mountains, East part of The North Downs and The Trollshaws|
||44-50||Angmar, Eregion, Sarnúr in Ered Luin, Forochel, and Ettenmoors|
||51-64||Angmar, Eregion, Moria, Lothlórien, Mirkwood, Enedwaith, Minas Elendúr, Kolo-hampât|
||65-74||Dunland, Gap of Rohan, Isengard, Nan Curunir, The Great River and some rare drops in Eastern Mirkwood and Enedwaith|
||85-99||West Rohan (A beast level 85 in West Rohan can drop both Riddermark and Eorlingas hides), Fangorn, Western Gondor, Central Gondor|
|10 Anórien||100-105||Eastern Gondor, Old Anórien, Far Anórien (beasts in all 3 areas drop both Eorlingas and Anórien hides)|
|11 Doomfold||106+||The Plateau of Gorgoroth|
|12 Ironfold||116+||Ered Mithrin and the Withered Heath|