Update 25.2 - January 9, 2020

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Update 25.2 Release Notes

Here are the Release Notes for Update 25.2, released on Thursday, January 9th.

News and Notes:



  • New gear can now be crafted by Tailors, Metalsmiths, Weaponsmiths, and Woodworkers.
  • The recipe for "Cooked Carrots" has been changed to require butter and water instead of lard.
  • The recipe for "Stuffed Cabbage" has been changed to require a potato instead of a pork shank.
  • Softly Moonlit Essences now disenchant to a Malleable Moonlit Essence. Malleable Moonlit Essences are required to craft more powerful Essences.
  • Needful Ingenuity's tooltip now has its proper bonus.
  • Anorien Critical Captain Armaments now offer extra statistics.


  • Armour items from the sets "of the Vale", "of the Maw", "of the Vale's Armouries", and "Shadow-bent" are now correctly dyeable.
  • Sleeping Cat housing decorations can now be placed in a small yard hook in addition to the large furniture hook.
  • Item level bonuses for gear has been corrected for Minas Morgul Instance Tiers.

* 50 Sigils of Imlad Ithil can now be traded for one Relic of Minas Ithil.

Quests and Adventure Areas

  • Corrected some terrain and placement issues in Minas Morgul landscapes.
  • Some polish has been made to Minas Morgul end game quests.
  • Defeating a Gauntman in the Gauntord instance now has a slight chance to drop a Tier 1 Reputation Relic.
  • Swift Travel is now possible from Hultvis to Vegbar.
  • A more convenient defeat location inside of Minas Morgul is now available for "Gothmog's Rage" and "A Vengeful Heart".
  • Three-person Instances now receive the solo version of the Scion mob effects.
  • The "Scion of Spite" (Duelist) and Scion effect "Defiance" (Protector) scion buffs have been reduced.
  • Housing neighborhood stable-master routes to other neighborhoods will now be properly discovered when you speak to a neighborhood stable-master. Several routes offered by the neighborhood stable-masters now correctly require a current or previous subscription to travel for silver. Travel between neighborhoods, to Festival locations, and to starting areas remain available for silver with no restrictions.
  • The Discovering the Descendent quest line is now available to accounts with the Rohan Legendary Edition on the Legendary Worlds of Anor and Ithil.



  • The text description for Might has been updated for Champions, Guardians, and Beornings.
  • Class items such as Runekeeper satchels now have a visibility toggle in the Appearance UI.



Thes following statement was later removed:

"50 Sigils of Imlad Ithil can now be traded for one Relic of Minas Ithil."

in response to a forum post stating that the trade was actually in reverse, i.e. one Relic of Minas Ithil can now be traded for 50 Sigils of Imlad Ithil.