Item:Steel-bound Lootbox

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Steel-bound Lootbox-icon.png
  Steel-bound Lootbox
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  • "Loot from this box can range from food, potions or cosmetics all the way up to rare mounts and special gear. Locked boxes can be traded or sold and Sturdy Steel keys are required to unlock them. Sturdy Steel Keys can be found as drops from any creature in the world or on the LotRO store."
     

Item Information

This is a generic page with information that is shared by all variations of Steel-bound Lootboxes. Such a box is a rare world drop.
Lootboxes are not Bound and can be bought or sold at the Auction House - usually for rediculous amounts of gold, especially since then one must also acquire a Key to open them!
To open a lootbox a Sturdy Steel Key is required. Those keys are also obtained as a rare world drop, rewards for certain quests, or purchased from the Lotro Store. See "Opening a Lootbox" below.
*** Gorgoroth and Hero's Steel-bound Lootboxes need a Black Steel Key and therefore cannot be opened with a Sturdy Steel Key.
  • Stone Games has released information about some of the items available in the game's Hobbit Presents and Lootboxes, so you have a better understanding of what can be obtained. The information below will change over time as items are changed, and the systems themselves are updated.

Variations

The level of the dropped lootbox depends on the level of the bested creature. Likewise, the level of the lootbox determines the level of the items it yields.
Lockbox UI.png
Level Bounties Key
10-19 Steel-bound Lootbox (10-19)-icon.png Bronze-bound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
20-29 Steel-bound Lootbox (20-29)-icon.png Barrow-ironbound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
30-39 Steel-bound Lootbox (30-39)-icon.png Gold-bound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
40-49 Steel-bound Lootbox (40-49)-icon.png Dwarf-steelbound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
50-59 Steel-bound Lootbox (50-59)-icon.png Elf-steelbound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
60-69 Steel-bound Lootbox (60-69)-icon.png Khazâd-steelbound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
70-79 Steel-bound Lootbox-icon.png Calenard-bound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
80-89 Riddermark-bound Lootbox-icon.png Riddermark-bound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
90-100 Eorlingas Iron-bound Lootbox-icon.png Eorlingas Iron-bound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
100-105 Anórien Iron-bound Lootbox-icon.png Anórien Iron-bound Lootbox Sturdy Steel Key (alternate)-icon.png Sturdy Steel Key
106-115 Gorgoroth Steel-bound Lootbox-icon.png Gorgoroth Steel-bound Lootbox Black Steel Key-icon.png Black Steel Key
30-105 Traveller's Steel-bound Lootbox-icon.png Traveller's Steel-bound Lootbox Black Steel Key-icon.png Black Steel Key
115-120 Adventurer's Steel-bound Lootbox-icon.png Adventurer's Steel-bound Lootbox Black Steel Key-icon.png Black Steel Key

Opening a Lootbox

Right-click a Sturdy Steel Key, Black Steel Key or a Lootbox and a dialogue window will be raised. Select which lootbox you wish to open, also if having just one box. 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".
NOTE: As of Update 21.0.2, you CANNOT 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, an entry will appear in your "Alert Window" with a link the LOTRO Store and the key.