The Inn League (Reputation)

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Originally founded by spirit-loving Hobbits, The Inn League has since opened its membership to any who enjoy the pleasures of strong drink.


The Inn League is headquartered in The Bird and Baby Inn in Michel Delving in the Shire, though there are Inn League members throughout Eriador. The Inn League rooms are only available to those of Friend reputation or better.

Gaining Reputation

Reputation quests are only available during Festivals.

Introductory Quest

To achieve Acquaintance status with The Inn League, players must complete the Inn League Initiation quest series at The Party Tree in the Shire.

Inn League Initiation

  1. [5] Inn League Initiation -- Party Tree
  2. [5] Inn League Initiation -- Plough and Stars
  3. [5] Inn League Initiation -- Golden Perch
  4. [5] Inn League Initiation -- Floating Log
  5. [5] Inn League Initiation -- Green Dragon
  6. [5] Inn League Initiation -- Ivy Bush
  7. [5] Inn League Initiation -- Bird and Baby

Inn League Trial (repeatable once a day)

  1. [5] Inn League -- Party Tree Trial at The Hill
  2. [5] Inn League -- Plough and Stars Trial at Brockenborings
  3. [5] Inn League -- Golden Perch Trial at Stock
  4. [5] Inn League -- Floating Log Trial at Frogmorton
  5. [5] Inn League -- Green Dragon Trial at Bywater
  6. [5] Inn League -- Ivy Bush Trial at Hobbiton
  7. [5] Inn League -- Bird and Baby Trial at Michel Delving

General Quests

The final quest, Inn League Initiation -- Bird and Baby, gives 10,000 reputation thus reaching Acquaintance.

After completing the Initiation quests and becoming an Inn League Member, players can repeatedly do the Inn League Initiation quest series since it is repeatable once a day and grants 1200 reputation with the Inn League each time the series is completed.

Each beverage needs a different time for drinking. At every station, your hero needs 3, 5, 7, or 9 sips for a beverage. Since time is limited, you will run in time trouble if choosing the slowest beverage. The following table shows this:

Location Station 3 sips 5 sips 7 sips 9 sips
The Hill Party Tree Gunderic's Ale Fern Beer Rootknot’s Cider Perry's Porter
Greenfields Plough and Stars Rootknot’s Cider Gunderic's Ale Perry's Porter Fern Beer
Stock Golden Perch Fern Beer Perry's Porter Gunderic's Ale Rootknot's Cider
Frogmorton Floating Log Perry's Porter Rootknot's Cider Fern Beer Gunderic's Ale
Bywater Green Dragon Gunderic's Ale Fern Beer Rootknot's Cider Perry's Porter
Hobbiton Ivy Bush Rootknot’s Cider Gunderic's Ale Perry's Porter Fern Beer
Michel Delving Bird and Baby Perry's Porter Rootknot's Cider Fern Beer Gunderic's Ale

Also, after finishing the first initiation quest series, several other single quests become available from Inn League Member NPCs throughout Eriador. These repeatable (once a day) single quests are timed quests that require the player to get the NPC in question a certain kind of beer, wine, or ale within an hour.

Delivery Quests

There are several quests that ask you to fetch an Inn League member a drink from far away within a time limit. It is possible to pick up the drink first, travel to the delivery location, acquire the quest, and complete it immediately. It also goes well with The Inn League Challenge. Quests can be repeated daily; after finishing a quest, selecting the Inn League member again will tell you how many hours you must wait. Each completion gives +900 reputation for the Inn League, -500 reputation for the Ale Association, and a Badge of Taste.

You can also take all 11 quests from one of the Inn League Tavern Keeps.

Quest Drink Pickup Delivery
[11] All But the Cider Stars of Old Cider Barliman Butterbur
The Prancing Pony, Bree-land
[29.6S, 51.2W]
Foxglove Grubb
Brockenborings, The Shire
[27.4S, 68.0W]
[11] Never Far From Home Limael's Vintage Brethilwen
Limael's Vineyard, Ered Luin
[26.7S, 94.9W]
Wesley Hopwood
Thornley's Work Site, Bree-land
[26.3S, 53.6W]
[11] One Drink Too Many Forsaken Ale Anlaf the Forlorn
The Forsaken Inn, Lone-lands
[34.0S, 40.7W]
Thrasi's Lodge, Ered Luin
[21.6S, 94.1W]
[20] Quite a Pickle Thistlebelly Brew Hereward Loamsdown
The Ivy Bush, The Shire
[31.4S, 71.1W]
Wald Mugwort
Ost Haer,The Lone-lands
[37.5S,  27.9W]
[20] A Bit of Brown Blagrove's Brown Carlo Blagrove
The Bird and Baby Inn, The Shire
[33.4S, 75.3W]
Harigar Mudbottom
Oatbarton, Evendim
[23.0S, 67.3W]
[30] A Reminder of Rivendell Dorwinion White Sogadan
The Last Homely House, The Trollshaws
[29.6S, 3.3W]
Refuge of Edhelion, Ered Luin
[14.1S, 100.7W]
[30] A Member in Need Bombur's Beard Lager Rúnulf
Thorin's Hall Inn, Ered Luin
[13.8S, 103.2W]
Othrikar, The North Downs
[7.1S, 45.1W]
[35] A Drink of the Worst Character Swill Anlaf the Forlorn
The Forsaken Inn, Lone Lands
[34.0S, 40.7W]
Aughaire, Angmar
[0.2S, 40.1W]
[35] A Simple Wine Brandy Wine Gunderic Grubb
The Golden Perch, The Shire
[32.0S, 63.8W]
Echad Candelleth, The Trollshaws
[37.3S, 13.9W]
[40] A Dark Day Moor-boar Beer Barliman Butterbur
The Prancing Pony, Bree-land
[29.6S, 51.2W]
Zigilgund, Forochel
[9.5N, 81.1W]
[40] Atli's Favourite Beakbreaker Ale Lizbeth Honeymeade
The Comb and Wattle Inn, Bree-land
[28.7S, 49.3W]
Hrimbarg, The Misty Mountains
[24.4S, 7.1E]

Recommended Strategy and Route

  • Purchase one or more of each of the drinks listed in the table above.
  • Verify that you have quick-travel to Thorin's Gate and to Bree using traits or maps, and/or bind your milestone to either location.
  • Verify that you have swift-travel available between the various locations listed in the route.
  • Use Reputation Acceleration Tomes to increase the reputation gained.
  1. Start at West Bree
  2. Travel from West Bree to Hengstacer Farm, but dismount at Thornley's Work Site
  3. Complete Never Far From Home
  4. Ride back to West Bree
  5. Swift travel to Esteldín
  6. Travel from Esteldín to Othrikar
  7. Complete A Member in Need
  8. Travel from Othrikar to Esteldín
  9. Swift travel from Esteldín to Rivendell
  10. Swift travel from Rivendell to Hrimbarg
  11. Complete Atli's Favourite
  12. Swift travel from Hrimbarg to Rivendell
  13. Swift travel from Rivendell to Echad Candelleth
  14. Complete A Simple Wine
  15. Swift travel from Echad Candelleth to Rivendell
  16. Swift travel from Rivendell to to Gath Forthnír
  17. Swift travel from Gath Forthnír to Aughaire
  18. Complete A Drink of the Worst Character
  19. Swift travel from Aughaire to Gath Forthnír
  20. Swift travel from Gath Forthnír to Sûri-kylä
  21. Swift travel from Sûri-kylä to Zigilgund
  22. Complete A Dark Day
  23. Swift travel from Zigilund to Sûri-kylä
  24. Swift travel from Sûri-kylä to Ost Forod
  25. Swift travel from Ost Forod to Oatbarton
  26. Complete A Bit of Brown
  27. Swift travel from Oatbarton to Brockenborings
  28. Complete All But the Cider
  29. Map or port to Bree and go to South Bree (or direct to Ost Guruth if you have Return to Ost Guruth)
  30. Swift travel from South Bree to Ost Guruth
  31. Ride to Ost Haer
  32. Complete Quite a Pickle
  33. Map or port to Bree, Thorin's Gate (if you go to Thorin's Gate, go to step 40 before continuing here), or Michel Delving
  34. Swift travel to Celondim
  35. Travel from Celondim to Duillond
  36. Travel from Duillond to Thrasi's Lodge
  37. Complete One Drink Too Many
  38. Travel from Thrasi's Lodge to Gondamon
  39. Travel from Gondamon to Thorin's Gate
  40. Ride to the Refuge of Edhelion
  41. Complete A Reminder of Rivendell

Recommended Route for Hunters (condensed)

  1. Port to West Bree, ride northwest to Thornley's Work Site, complete Never Far From Home
  2. Port to Esteldín, ride to Othrikar, complete A Member in Need
  3. Port to Hrimbarg (Misty Mountains), complete Atli's Favourite
  4. Port or Swift Travel to Rivendell, swift travel to Echad Candelleth, complete A Simple Wine
  5. Port to Aughaire (West Angmar), complete A Drink of the Worst Character
  6. Port to Sûri-kylä (Forochel), swift travel to Zigilgund, complete A Dark Day
  7. Port to Tinnudir (Evendim), swift travel to Oatbarton, complete A Bit of Brown
  8. Swift travel to Brockenborings, complete All But the Cider
  9. Port to campsite at Ost Haer (or port to Ost Guruth and ride south), complete Quite a Pickle
  10. Port to Thorin's Gate, ride east to the Refuge of Edhelion, complete A Reminder of Rivendell
  11. Ride to Thrasi's Lodge, complete One Drink Too Many

Delivery Routes for both factions

Here are some ale deliveries routes if you intend to complete both factions (Inn League and Ale Association) at once:

F2p Guide (approx 35 min)

Optimized Guide (approx 25 min)

Harvest Festival Quest

During the Harvest Festival, Cora Brownlock asks you to bring her a rare bottle of Bilbo's treasured wine from within The Haunted Burrow, during The Inn League Excavation.

Spring Festival Quest

During the Spring Festival, Tob Sandyman asks you to search for an Inn League artifact within The Maze, during The Green Challenge.

Covert Reparations series

If you're playing both sides of the fence, and running quests for The Ale Association as well, you will unlock the Covert Reparations series after successfully completing An Irritating Initiation.

After completing the first time, you no longer visit Allward Chubb, just visit Oli, Kopur, Grimar and Herluf directly.


The Inn League deeds appear in the "Race & Social" tab of the Deed Log (Shift+L).

Inn League Member
Complete the Inn League Initiation
Reward: Reputation-icon.png Increased Reputation with The Inn League (10,000) and Inn League Member title
(Note: This Quest and Deed is the prerequisite for all other Inn League quests)
Inn League Challenge
Drink 23 Local Beers, Ales, Wine
Reward: Reputation-icon.png Increased Reputation with The Inn League (1,200) and Inn League Sage of Fine Spirits title
Senior Inn League Member
Assist 5 Inn League Members (Complete 5 Inn League delivery quests)
Reward: Reputation-icon.png Increased Reputation with The Inn League (1,200) and Inn League Senior Member title
Inn League Notable
Assist 11 Inn League Members (Complete 11 Inn League delivery quests)
Reward: Reputation-icon.png Increased Reputation with The Inn League (1,200) and Inn League Notable title
Inn League Delivery
Complete all the deliveries ordered by the Inn League Members in need.
Do-gooder title

Reputation Barter Items

There are currently no reputation barter items for the Inn League.

Mobs Defeated

There are currently no mobs that give reputation with the Inn League when defeated.

Crafting Quests

There are currently no crafting quests to gain reputation with the Inn League.


The Inn League headquarters at The Bird and Baby inn

Upon reaching Friend status with the Inn League, players can enter the Inn League room inside The Bird and Baby Inn inn at Michel Delving in the Shire and barter for special items only available from the Inn League.

The Inn League Taxidermist Alric Banks and Inn League Trader Frago Sandheaver are seasonal NPCs who only appear during the Festivals. The Inn League Barmaid Ivy Tunnelly is found in the Inn League room year-round, along with other Inn League members.


There are currently no rewards for reaching Acquaintance status.


From Alric Banks
Item to Receive Items to Trade
Black Bear with League Hat-icon.png Black Bear with League Hat Undamaged Corpse 1-icon.png Undamaged Black-bear Corpse
Badge of Taste-icon.png
8 Badges of Taste
Brown Bear with Pie and Mug-icon.png Brown Bear with Pie and Mug Undamaged Corpse 2-icon.png Undamaged Brown-bear Corpse
Badge of Taste-icon.png
8 Badges of Taste
Frost-antler Head with Pipe-icon.png Frost-antler Head with Pipe Undamaged Frost-antler Head-icon.png Undamaged Frost-antler Head
Badge of Taste-icon.png
8 Badges of Taste
White Wolf with Mug-icon.png White Wolf with Mug Undamaged Corpse 4-icon.png Undamaged White-wolf Corpse
Badge of Taste-icon.png
8 Badges of Taste
From Frago Sandheaver
Item to Receive Items to Trade
Book 1 (common)-icon.png Ancient Tome Badge of Taste-icon.png 5 Badges of Taste
Box 7 (store)-icon.png Box of Festival Tokens Badge of Taste-icon.png 2 Badges of Taste




From Ivy Tunnelly
Items to Receive Items to Trade
Tunic and Pants 1-icon.png Inn League Tunic and Trousers Badge of Taste-icon.png 5 Badges of Taste
Tunic and Pants 1-icon.png Plain Short-sleeved Tunic and Trousers Badge of Taste-icon.png 5 Badges of Taste
Inn League Decorative Keg-icon.png Inn League Decorative Keg Badge of Taste-icon.png 5 Badges of Taste
Inn League Lamp-icon.png Inn League Lamp Badge of Taste-icon.png 5 Badges of Taste
Cloak 1 (Cosmetic)-icon.png Cloak of the Inn League Badge of Taste-icon.png 10 Badges of Taste
Hooded Cloak 2 (Cosmetic)-icon.png Hooded Cloak of the Inn League Badge of Taste-icon.png 10 Badges of Taste
Mount 25 (common)-icon.png Prized Inn League Steed Badge of Taste-icon.png 20 Badges of Taste

Inn League Member NPCs

NPC Involved in Quest Location Region Coords
Óli [10] An Irritating Initiation Thorin's Hall Inn Ered Luin [13.8S, 103.2W]
Wesley Hopwood [11] Never Far From Home Thornley's Work Site Bree-land [26.3S, 53.6W]
Alrek [11] One Drink Too Many Thrasi's Lodge Ered Luin [21.6S, 94.1W]
Foxglove Grubb [11] All But the Cider Brockenborings The Shire [27.4S, 68.0W]
Wald Mugwort [15] Quite a Pickle Ost Haer The Lone-lands [37.5S,  27.9W]
Harigar Mudbottom [20] A Bit of Brown Oatbarton Evendim [23.0S, 67.3W]
Lendasil [25] A Reminder of Rivendell Refuge of Edhelion Ered Luin [14.1S, 100.7W]
Múli [30] A Member in Need Othrikar The North Downs [7.1S, 45.1W]
Nathalan [34] A Drink of the Worst Character Aughaire Angmar [0.2S, 40.1W]
Saerthuithel [34] A Simple Wine Echad Candelleth The Trollshaws [37.3S, 13.9W]
Lófi [40] A Dark Day Zigilgund Forochel [9.5N, 81.1W]
Óli [40] Atli's Favourite Hrimbarg The Misty Mountains [24.4S, 7.1E]

Reputation Factions
Eriador: Algraig, Men of EnedwaithCouncil of the NorthElves of RivendellLossoth of ForochelMen of BreeMen of DunlandRangers of EsteldínThe EglainThe EldgangThe Grey CompanyThe League of the AxeThe Mathom SocietyThe Wardens of AnnúminasThorin's HallThéodred's RidersWoodcutter's Brotherhood

Rhovanion: Dwarves of EreborElves of FelegothThe Ents of Fangorn ForestThe EorlingasThe Gabil'akkâGrey Mountains ExpeditionThe Haban'akkâ of ThráinThe HelmingasHeroes of Limlight GorgeIron Garrison GuardsIron Garrison MinersGaladhrimKharum-ubnârMalledhrimMarch on GundabadMen of DaleMen of the Entwash ValeMen of the NorcroftsMen of the SutcroftsMen of the WoldPeople of WildermoreProtectors of WilderlandThe Riders of StangardSurvivors of WildermoreTownsfolk of the EastfoldTownsfolk of the KingsteadWilderfolk

Gondor: Dol Amroth RegionalDol Amroth City Watch DistrictsMen of Ringló ValeMen of Dor-en-ErnilMen of LebenninPelargirRangers of IthilienDefenders of Minas TirithRiders of RohanHost of the West

Mordor: AllegiancesConquest of GorgorothThe Great AllianceReclamation of Minas IthilRed Sky Clan

Festivals: The Ale AssociationThe Inn LeagueChicken Chasing League of Eriador

Crafting: Crafting Guilds