So finally a new outfit again! I’ve been trough many ups and downs in terms of inspiration, mixing and matching stuff but never quite happy enough to post. There comes a time in outfitting when you have “been there, done that” and get bored easily with cosmetics and armour that have already used up their newness.
Since the launch of Update 14, the Swan theme has taken over by storm. In Dol Amroth the Swan Knight NPC’s are wearing their Swan uniforms, and it looks like quite of lot of player characters have joined their ranks as well, featuring (parts) of the new Nadhin armour line. The Nadhin armour is available from the quartermasters, but it also drops as Bind on Equip armour, thus making it possible to find pieces on the Auction House as well starting at level 50.
Some mighty fine outfit bloggers have been posting very inspiring Swan-themed outfits that I recommend looking at as well: Shiny Steel Plate by Lotro Stylist, Alph and Mithlond Border Guard by Wandering Around Arda.
I have chosen the Black Swan theme for my elf. Unfortunately the black swans in the game are currently bugged, featuring a black neck and white body, so I couldn’t take screenshots accompanied by actual black swans. However, some day the bug will probably be fixed and I will have unique screenies of bicolored swans!
Head: Far-arrow’s Helm, steel blue dye (Classic Vendor, Barad Guldur 65 medium)
Shoulders: Heavy Nadhin Shoulders, steel blue dye (Dol Amroth, quartermaster, or drop)
Chest: Ceremonial Reinforced Threkkappi Guard, steel blue dye (Lalia’s Market)
Hands: The Beast-keeper’s Gloves, steel blue dye (Isengard Ox-clan Merchant Camp, Lore-master 75)
Legs: Ceremonial Reinforced Threkkappi Leggings, steel blue dye (Lalia’s Market)
Feet: Boots of the Shadow-walker, steel blue dye (Classic Vendor, Barad Guldur 65 medium)
Back: Cloak of the Raven, steel blue dye (Autumn Festival Cosmetic)