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  1. #1
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    Exclamation Where is the Steed of Minas Ithil warsteed skin?

    All the other paid mounts have a warsteed skin except this one. I feel jipped for having spend nearly 2000 tps to get this years ago. Please fix this!
    "And Men spoke thereafter not of Elenna, nor of Andor the Gift that was taken away, nor of Númenórë on the confines of the world; but the exiles on the shores of the sea, if they turned towards the West in the desire of their hearts, spoke of Mar-nu-Falmar that was whelmed in the waves, Akallabêth the Downfallen, Atalantë in the Eldarin tongue."

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    Yes, please! In general, the Steed of Minas Ithil just feels like it should have a war-steed appearance regardless. I was hoping it'd have one when RoR launched, but alas.
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    I bought the Reveller's Gilded Steed when i first began lotro couple of yrs back - I have not received a warsteed set for this, but people buying this steed after ror do, now that's frustrating ><.

    (speaking of and sorry to go ot - when will the miss mached colour bug be fixed for this? - i didn't pay for a blue and red horse)
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    I recall reading a statement from a Turbine representative, I'm sorry I can't recall who or where, it may have been a Dev Q&A, but they have no plans for making war-steed cosmetics for the reputation mounts or the other special mounts that preceded the release of the Rohan expansion. I agree with all of you that it is very disappointing that they haven't, and in all likelihood won't, be creating these war-steed cosmetics. It seems silly to me to have war-steed gear on mounts that are essentially palfreys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldbadgerbrock View Post
    I recall reading a statement from a Turbine representative, I'm sorry I can't recall who or where, it may have been a Dev Q&A, but they have no plans for making war-steed cosmetics for the reputation mounts or the other special mounts that preceded the release of the Rohan expansion. I agree with all of you that it is very disappointing that they haven't, and in all likelihood won't, be creating these war-steed cosmetics. It seems silly to me to have war-steed gear on mounts that are essentially palfreys.
    I would pay TP for war steed cosmetics that match some of the rep or special mounts from pre RoR. I especially like the early mounts, they were much less flashy and more realistic IMO. Many of the current war steed looks are just too over the top for my taste. What is the point of having all the nice war steed skin color options when they get covered up by all the leg wraps, neck wraps and blankets many of the cosmetics have? You can barely see the horse!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasha008 View Post
    What is the point of having all the nice war steed skin color options when they get covered up by all the leg wraps, neck wraps and blankets many of the cosmetics have? You can barely see the horse!
    I completely agree. That's why I only have a saddle equipped for the war-steeds of my Man characters. The war-steeds of my Elf characters are completely bare. (Tolkien wrote that Elves do not use saddles, bit, or bridle.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agarwaen26 View Post
    All the other paid mounts have a warsteed skin except this one. I feel jipped for having spend nearly 2000 tps to get this years ago. Please fix this!
    Add some armour on top of the blue and white, and it'll look amazing! Would love to have this! /signed!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agarwaen26 View Post
    All the other paid mounts have a warsteed skin except this one.
    That's not correct
    Steed of Bright Days: no war steed equipment
    Steed of Minas Ithil: no war steed equipment
    Green painted skeleton horse: no war steed skin
    Fleet-footed goat: no war steed equipment (ok, it's a goat)
    Reveller's gilded horse: no war steed equipment
    All former festival steeds now moved to the store: no war steed equipment.

    In fact of the mounts released before the calss steeds, the steed of night is the only steed that comes with war steed equipment and the head piece is ugly!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neumi View Post
    Steed of Minas Ithil: no war steed equipment
    What makes the lack of WS cosmetics for this steed curious is that during the RoR beta, something got messed up and instead of the WSs wearing the trappings of the LM steed, they were wearing the blue and white finery of the Steed of Minas Ithil.

    So, somewhere, upon a time, this Steed did have the WS cosmetic equivalent. And it looked nice.

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    Guys, the steed of minas ithil is different than the other steeds that haven't been added to war steed cosmetics. It is the only steed I can think of that is basically 100% accurate and realistic. And yet it still maintains beauty. All the other steeds have wings, leg wrappings, and flashy colors. The steed of minas ithil just has a blanket and saddle which is accurate to what knights used in the Middle Ages. It gives you the feel that you actually are apart of Middle Earth and your steed belongs there. It's just the only steed of its kind in game and should be added. Plus, unless I remember incorrectly, this is the only steed I can think of that actually has a connection to the lore in the Lord of the Rings. I'm just giving my reasons of why I think it's so unique from all the others. I am not trying to persuade anyone, I am just trying to say why so many love this steed and want it as a cosmetic war steed outfit.
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    I need this for my Swan Knight character!


    Please make it happen, Turbine...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daeross View Post
    ... somewhere, upon a time, this Steed did have the WS cosmetic equivalent. And it looked nice.
    As did others. My girlfriend won the headpiece for the Recruit-A-Friend horse in the lottery, since then it has not been seen anymore in the store or in the game.
    I saw the full outfit in beta.

    I am also sure that SOMEWHERE outfits for the 3 Isengard-preorder horses and the Isengard reputation mounts must exist.
    They were the first horses in the game which came with modular outfits (easy to see because once the Isengard war steed was bugged and had the wrong head piece) and the same models have been used for other war steed appearances.

    They don'T give us everything they have.

    I am disappointed that the Isengard war steed outfit is not avaiable and even more because the whole quest line in West Rohan does not offer one single piece of equipment. That's ... bad.
    On the other side I am glad not to see the steed of Minas Ithil outfit, I just hate that piece of ####.

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    I really wish they would at least add a accessory for your warsteed depending on the meta deeds.
    Like, for saviour of eriador, a red flag, similar to the rep mount.

    There is so much content in game (raids and instances, deeds / meta-deeds, mounts) which all gets left behind on the way to the ever increasing level cap, no wonder people complain about lack of content, if new stuff replaces old stuff, instead of adding to it..

    sorry for the off-topic rant there

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    I totally agree. I'd love to see warsteed cosmetics for at least the Mathom Society horse, Rivendell rep horse, Lothlorien rep horse, Steed of Eriador and Elf Ambassador, and the Steed of the Jester. (The other Eriador metadeeds should have them too - but I don't have those horses so can't comment)

    And yes, I'd like to have seen even a single set built into the quests of HD.

    Anything other than more tablecloth cosmetics!
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