LOTRO Warden Class Guides and Resources


This is the LOTRO Basics class page for the Warden class in the Lord of the Rings Online - containing a list of class guides and resources with the goal to provide the community with up-to-date and current information on the class!
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This page was last updated during Update 28.2, in December 2020. - Reformatted and updated the list of guides.

Warden Summary

The Warden was released with Mines of Moria and must be purchased alone for 795 LOTRO Points or it comes with the Moria expansion pack along with the Warden.

Specs & Roles
  • Blue "Determination" - Tank
  • Red "Recklessness" - Melee DPS
  • Yellow "Assailment" - Ranged DPS

Races
  • Elf
  • High Elf
  • Hobbit
  • Man

Warden Resources


This section contains up-to-date resources for the Warden class, including guides, builds, videos, and other content.

General Warden Guides

Warden Guide by Capo on Mithril League kinship website (early-mid 2020) - Covers a thorough look at the Warden, focusing on the gambit system, rotations, and legendary server endgame content.

Comprehensive Warden Guide by Louey7 (hosted on dadislotroguides; U19.3 - updated mid 2017) - While a bit outdated and long, the nature of the guide allowed it to not be irrelevant with new content. Most things are still applicable expect for endgame gearing and specific stats!

LOTRO Basics 7 Warden Class Tips (2020-06-26) - Gives tips to help improve your Warden experience and get started with the class!

LotroHQ Endgame Warden Builds - these guides contain rundowns on endgame progression content as a Warden (last checked: December 2020).


Warden Builds

LOTRO Basics Red Warden Trait Guide (2020-07-06; updated December 2020) - Background on Warden DPS and the red line, detailed breakdown and analysis on traits, and sample red line Warden builds.

LOTRO Basics Blue Warden Trait Guide (2020-06-29; updated December 2020) - Background on Warden tanking and the blue line, detailed breakdown and analysis on traits, and sample blue line Warden builds.

50 Trait Point Starter Builds (Updated December 2020)

Bluehttps://i.imgur.com/ORgmfKx.jpg
This build focuses on tanking group content and self-sustain for soloing.

Red - https://i.imgur.com/pYyZx5d.jpg
This build focuses on melee DPS and leveling with AoE and damage over time.

Yellow - https://i.imgur.com/dHgcWys.jpg
This build focuses on ranged DPS and leveling with burst damage and AoE for speedy landscape content.


Warden Videos

7 Warden Class Tips Guide by Louey7 (2020-10-05) - Gives tips to help improve your Warden experience and get started with the class! Covers various aspects of the class including gameplay, character building, and equipment.

2020 Warden Beginner Class Guide by EziMister (2020-06-03)

Blue Line Warden Trait Build Guide - Tank by Louey7 (2017-07-03) - Takes an in depth look at the blue line for Wardens, focusing on the tank role and solo capability of it. Although the video is a bit old, it is still mostly unchanged (as of December 2020).

Red Line Warden Trait Build Guide - Leveling/DPS by Louey7 (2017-05-29) - Takes an in depth look at the red line for Wardens, focusing on the DPS role and leveling. Although the video is a bit old, it is still mostly unchanged (as of December 2020).


Other Warden Resources


Recklessness Gambits (2017) - This shows all melee gambits (formerly called "In the Fray") as of how they were in 2017. There have only been minor adjustments since then.

Assailment Gambits (2017) - This shows all melee gambits (formerly called "In the Fray") as of how they were in 2017. There have only been minor adjustments since then.

2 comments :

  1. I like seeing the legendary content warden guide from your kinship site, but many of the items listed are missing certain things, especially if trying to go for max dps in red line. Feel free to hmu on Anor if you want to discuss some stuff Rimenbleeds is my warden :)

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