Item:Black Steel Key

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  Black Steel Key
  • Bind to Account on Acquire
  • Item Level: 1
  • Consumed On Use
  • Purchased from store
  • "This item allows you to unlock a locked Traveller's or Adventurer's loot box."
  • Worth: 65 Copper 
  • LOTRO Store: 195 LOTRO Point 

Item Information

This item is used to open various lootboxes:

  • As of Update 25 Black Steel Keys can only be acquired from Gold Hobbit Gifts.
  • As of Update 23 Black Steel Keys can only be acquired from the LOTRO Store.
(Black Steel Keys were also called Bound Black Steel Key, and Character Bound Black Steel Key.)
  • They are purchased from the Lotro Store for 195 LP each, or 5x for 900 LP, it appears in your inventory with this alternate icon: Black Steel Key (Store)-icon.png
NOTE: If you right-click on a Lootbox without a Black Steel Key in your inventory, instead of the window noted below, an entry will appear in your "Alert Window" with a link the LOTRO Store and the key.

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".