Item:Black Steel Key

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  Black Steel Key

Item Information

This item is used to open a Gorgoroth Steel-bound Lootbox-icon.png Gorgoroth Steel-bound Lootbox.

Black Steel Keys can be acquired in various ways:

  • Purchased from the Lotro Store, it appears in your inventory with this alternate icon: Black Steel Key (Store)-icon.png
NOTE: As of Update 21.0.2, you CAN NOT search the LOTRO-Store for the "Black Steel Key", it finds nothing. However, if you click on the Gorgoroth Steel-bound Lootbox, instead of the window noted below, an entry will appear in your "Allert Window" with a link the the LOTRO Store and the key.
  • Concerning the availablity of Keys from "dailies:"
Originally Posted by Cordovan: Aug 24 2017, 02:20 PM
This is working as intended. Not every daily offers a Black Steel Key. They are also limited to three Keys per week.

Opening a Lootbox

Black Key Lockbox UI.jpg

Right-click a Sturdy Key or a Lootbox and a dialogue window will be raised. Select which one you wish to open, also if having just one lootbox. Press "Apply" which will open yet another dialogue that asks you to verify your wish to unlock the lootbox, which will consume they key; press "yes" or "no".