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    most beautiful zone

    Hi all,

    I've just started playing the game for 2 months now, i have a lvl 33 champion at the moment, i am at Brandywine server, at a very helpful and mature kin
    and just yesterday i've entered Trollshaws for the first time.

    What can i say, this game is absolutely awesome, i very much enjoy everything about it,
    the combat system, the epic story, crafting, outfits. So i am a VIP now, i've purchased all expansions so far and waiting for HD.

    The Trollshaws seems like a very beutiful zone to lvl up in,
    which is your favorite zone and where should i lvl up after Trollshaws?

    Thnaks in advance

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    welcome to the game, glad you enjoy the game so much

    i would have to choose between evendim, the shire and moria as prettiest places...

    where you should go next depends a bit on your lvl... if you just started the trollshaws i guess you are around lvl 30, the trollshaws won't get you to lvl 40 like this, so i guess you better move over to evendim, then to anmar and eregion and then moria

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flixxer View Post
    welcome to the game, glad you enjoy the game so much

    i would have to choose between evendim, the shire and moria as prettiest places...

    where you should go next depends a bit on your lvl... if you just started the trollshaws i guess you are around lvl 30, the trollshaws won't get you to lvl 40 like this, so i guess you better move over to evendim, then to anmar and eregion and then moria
    ty for the quick responce,
    i have a lvl 33 champion now, so i was thinking that Trollshaws will get me to at least lvl 40. Is that not true and i have to move over to Evendim?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wesmont View Post
    ty for the quick responce,
    i have a lvl 33 champion now, so i was thinking that Trollshaws will get me to at least lvl 40. Is that not true and i have to move over to Evendim?
    Trollshaws have not that many of the quests, and lots of these are group quests ( giants, spiders related chains), so no, Trollshavs alone wont get you to level 40. You will have to supplement it with questing in other areas.

    You can try start in Angmar from level 35, but that will be quite hard. Forochel you can start from level 40-41, but it will be as hard as well. Misty Mountains is 40+some level as well. So Evendim is almost unavoidable.
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    I think that Lothlorien is a very gorgeous zone. Especially in the Golden Wood. You can't get there til after Moria though, because pretty much the only way to get there is to go through Moria. Besides that, there is a place in Dunland, The Peaceful Glade, that is really beautiful. And from the screenshots that I've seen, there's going to be some really pretty places in the Westemnet (level 85 - 95, due out with Helm's Deep).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethareth View Post
    I think that Lothlorien is a very gorgeous zone. Especially in the Golden Wood. You can't get there til after Moria though, because pretty much the only way to get there is to go through Moria. Besides that, there is a place in Dunland, The Peaceful Glade, that is really beautiful. And from the screenshots that I've seen, there's going to be some really pretty places in the Westemnet (level 85 - 95, due out with Helm's Deep).
    I think so too, that Lothlorien will be an awesome area to lvl up to. Can you please send me the link with the screenshots of the new HD area?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hatter_of_Bree View Post
    Trollshaws have not that many of the quests, and lots of these are group quests ( giants, spiders related chains), so no, Trollshavs alone wont get you to level 40. You will have to supplement it with questing in other areas.

    You can try start in Angmar from level 35, but that will be quite hard. Forochel you can start from level 40-41, but it will be as hard as well. Misty Mountains is 40+some level as well. So Evendim is almost unavoidable.
    ty, that was a very detailed and explanatory reply. So i guess i have to go back to Evendim for lvling up to 40. On the other hand, i am planing to get Kindred with Elves of Rivendel, will i be able to do that when there's not enough quests in Trollshaws?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wesmont View Post
    ty, that was a very detailed and explanatory reply. So i guess i have to go back to Evendim for lvling up to 40. On the other hand, i am planing to get Kindred with Elves of Rivendel, will i be able to do that when there's not enough quests in Trollshaws?
    Misty Mountains drops a lot of reputation items from the mobs there (Particularly evil men and goblins, and goblins in particular inside Goblin-town).

    Since you are VIP, I would suggest do a bit of multiple areas. With the way the game was designed before F2P, this was intended behaviour anway. You will probably have noticed some overlapping quests anyway, where a qiest in one region might send you to another region entirely. Particulaly in those lv20-40 regions, you'll find that you're encouraged to do the first camp/town in one region, go to another region, come back and do the second camp, etc.

    In the case of the Trollshaws, as has been pointed out, it's very light on quests. Evendim would be a great place to level right now in the meantime (Either in addition to, or completely instead of the Trollshaws). You'll probably want to to the Trollshaws quests around the Bridge & Barachens camp (~lv32), then gain a few levels elsewhere, come back for Thorenhad (~lv35), gain a few more levels elsewhere, then visit rivendell, few more levels elsewhere, then back to Echad Candeleth (~lv39). Simply put: Trollshaws has quests at specific levels, which not much in between them, which when combined with a lack of quests, makes it very hard to level in one straight line with this region alone.

    Once you do get past lv40 (/trollshaws) though i would suggest:
    Angmar: Lv38-40 onwards (depending on how tricky you are happy with it being)
    Forochel: Lv42-45+ onwards (Again, lower level will add a slight bit more difficulty)
    Eregion: Lv46+ (Quests are Lv48+ but aren't too difficult, and there is plenty of quests in moria these days that you don't need to be as high a level as possible before entering)

    To answer your question on the most beautiful place though: I'd have to say Lothlorien too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flixxer View Post
    snip .. where you should go next depends a bit on your lvl... if you just started the trollshaws i guess you are around lvl 30, the trollshaws won't get you to lvl 40 like this, so i guess you better move over to evendim, then to anmar and eregion and then moria
    I agree with moving to Evendim .. you can actually hit some nice questing via the initiating quest "oatmeal problems" from Hana in Ost Guruth. That will take you to Bullroarers Sward & into Evendim. Then Angmar for good armour & the ability to move into some of the Epics which will get you to Carn Dum.

    From there I usually go to Forochel & at lvl 45 move to Eregion & Moria.

    As far as the most beautiful places?
    There really are so many.

    I love the shire & that is where I homestead.
    Trollshaws are gorgeous & so is Lothlorien.
    I love Forochel .. I believe it is stunning (in a minimalist way).
    And I also really, really like the Widemore .. it is the one region that I feel has enough different aspects of the things I find beautiful on our Planet. Balewood reminds me of home mid-winter.

    Ravn

    PS .. you want to see some incredible artistry, take a VERY good look at Moria when you get there. If you have to turn your brightness up. The work they did there is simply marvelous & depicts the mastery of Dwarf Craftsmanship is a very favorable light.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wesmont View Post
    The Trollshaws seems like a very beutiful zone to lvl up in,
    which is your favorite zone and where should i lvl up after Trollshaws?
    My favorite zone is a small area in the Trollshaws called Tal Bruinen, off the beaten path and fairly dangerous. You probably shouldn't seek it out just yet, but it's very pretty and has a lot of interesting things to discover.

    MoL

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    Eregion is very atmospheric. So are the Rushgore in Great River, the Second Hall of Moria, Imlad Lalaith, Dol Guldur, the Gravenwood and even the good old Old Forest.

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    For landscape I like Rohan and dunland layout. but the gloomiest places i would say have to be myrkwood and moria.

    Lothlorien is also awsume but its not large enough. Would have been nice to have it bigger with a lot more content.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gagmuk View Post
    For landscape I like Rohan and dunland layout. but the gloomiest places i would say have to be myrkwood and moria.

    Lothlorien is also awsume but its not large enough. Would have been nice to have it bigger with a lot more content.
    Sorry, but Gloomiest hands down is Angmar. Especially the areas around Carn Dum, Imlad Balchorth, and Barad Gularan. The place is crawling with evil and deadly enemies. Parts of Moria and Mirkwood though are definately gloomy.

    My favorite zone is all of them. They are all quite beautiful. Tal Bruinen in the Trollshaws is a quite nice area with a nice quest chain.

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    Evendim and Lothlorien..... Nothing else comes close for me... I just love annuminas and the whole atmosphere there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by wesmont View Post
    Hi all,

    I've just started playing the game for 2 months now, i have a lvl 33 champion at the moment, i am at Brandywine server, at a very helpful and mature kin
    and just yesterday i've entered Trollshaws for the first time.

    What can i say, this game is absolutely awesome, i very much enjoy everything about it,
    the combat system, the epic story, crafting, outfits. So i am a VIP now, i've purchased all expansions so far and waiting for HD.

    The Trollshaws seems like a very beutiful zone to lvl up in,
    which is your favorite zone and where should i lvl up after Trollshaws?

    Thnaks in advance
    Welcome to the game...

    You wanna see something breathtaking, once your at level 60 & have access to Caras Galadhon in Lothlorien. My advice is the first time you visit this place, do it at night. IMO this place is the most pretty of the game. I would so love having housing there.
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