Welcome to LotroHQ!

Your resource for class builds in The Lord of the Rings Online.

*Temporary note – Atm the website is being updated for 2023. If you’re looking for older class guides. These are currently linked under the “other guides” in their specific class builds.

Here, you’ll find a wealth of information and analysis on each of the game’s classes, including recommended skill and trait builds, playstyle tips, and more.

Our guides are aimed at all players, even if you’re a seasoned veteran or new to LOTRO, our goal is to help you get the most out of your class and have fun while doing it. So whether you’re a nimble Burglar, powerful Guardian, or anything in between, you’ll find everything you need to succeed at LotroHQ.

  • Just hit 140? Builds for all Classes can be found under Class Builds
  • Are you leveling? Find tips, leveling builds and other information under Leveling
  • Race Guides, gear guides and more can be found be found under Other Guides.
Currently this website aims to support all players from level 20 up to 140. With a focus on leveling, Instances, early raid or delvings. For upper tiers raids or a full best-in slot or other we recommend a fellow player and his discord community  Gwyn

Thank you for visiting, and we hope you find our content useful in your journey through Middle-earth!


Text versions of legendary weapons video
Expected class update dates

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

J.R.R. Tolkien