A Sunny Sunday Stroll

The Shire is full of lovely places to see and visit, being a vibrant region full of folks who love their homes and the land.  When not out adventuring Delphinia enjoys walking though the gardens and wild places.  Today’s stroll takes place in the memorial gardens of Michel Delving as she is in town visiting friends.

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Delphinia is wearing:

Chest: Cuirass of Moonlight in Crimson

Legs: Threadbare Leggings of the Dunland Healer in Crimson

Shoulders: Elegant Silk Mantle in Violet

Hands: Gloves of Resolve in Violet

Head: Wide-brimmed Spring Hat in Crimson

 

Delphinia hopes you enjoyed joining her on her walk through the gardens!

Spring Anniversary!

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So, four years ago today I made my first post on this blog.  And my how the time as flown!  I have grown and learned – looking back at some of my earlier screenshots makes me cringe a bit, but they were the best I knew how to do at the time.  I like to think I’ve learned and grown over the years 😉

Also approaching is the anniversary of LotRO.  I’m looking forward to not only the new adventures in this years anniversary festival, but the new adventures that await us in the Vales of Anduin and beyond!

And last but not least, this time of year is also important to many religions, especially here in the northern hemisphere as winter has finally released us and the season of spring is really starting to get going.  So I decided just to do a couple themed spring/easter screenies to celebrate my own blogiversary, the LotRO anniversary,  and the season – thank you all for being along for the ride 🙂

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Delphinia is wearing:

Exquisite Short-Sleeved Dress in Sea Blue

Circlet of Fresh-Picked Flowers in Sea Blue

Carrying the Basket of Colourful Eggs

Warden in the Hollin – Legendary Edition

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When I started on Anor I decided I wanted to see if I could put a more serious effort into the Warden class.  Hence Tamar Erynrian – the High Elf warden – was born.  I still don’t know if I totally understand all my gambits and the most effective ways to chain the skills, but I do know I am having fun with her!

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As with my previous Legendary server outfit post – this is created solely by gear that is available via world drop, outfit vendor, barter vendor, or festival.  I’m doing my best to avoid items from the stores (including Lalia’s).  This also includes limiting the dye choices to ones currently available via crafting or what festivals have thus far occurred.

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Her outfit is:
Chest – Bear Hide Shirt in Burgundy
Legs – Time-worn Leggings in Sienna
Shoulders – Repossessed Shoulderguards in Burgundy
Gloves – Old Mugwort’s Gauntlets in Burgundy
Boots – Boots of the Ruin-Hold in Burgundy
Back- Warden’s Pack in Burgundy
Spear – Rochbenaith
Javelin – Ornate Black Ash Javelin of Precision
Shield – Warden of Haudh Eglan

She is riding the Steed of the Eldar Autumn

I hope you’ve enjoyed my latest foray into Legendary fashion!

Winter Fashion from Anor

I’ve been exploring and playing on Anor in addition to my normal Evernight activities.  As others have noted, being fashionable on the legendary servers without resorting to store purchases or already existing sets can be challenging.  Add in the more limited dye selection (again only true if you are trying to avoiding store purchases) for even a bit more challenge 🙂

I have been slowly gathering festival cosmetics, quest gear, and dropped gear and storing it all away in my wardrobe.  While I’ve not yet been excited over the  quest and dropped options, I did put together a couple of festival-based outfits for two of my characters.

This is the outfit I put together for my main – a High Elf Warden

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This is the outfit I put together for a Elf Hunter.

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I have seen many variations on both of these, many to very good effect!  Fashion is subjective, so find what works best for you and go for it!

Outfit details:

Turquoise outfit is:

Chest – Vestments of the Northern Sky in Turquoise

Shoulders – Fur Mantle in Grey

Head – Woodland Crown

 

Olive outfit is:

Chest – Anorien Dress in Olive

Shoulders – Fur Mantle in Olive

Head – Extravagant Festival Hat in Olive

Back – Fancy Winter Cloak in Olive

Introducing – Delphinia

Delphinia of the Fallohide Hobbits

Delphinia is a young hobbit warden. Born in the northern parts of Ered Luin, she lived there with her parents and younger sister Reznora until a tragic accident took the lives of both her parents. She accompanied the young Reznora in her visits to the elven enclave near their home. While her sister learned music, she took lessons in spear and javelin warfare from the elven warriors. After the accident the sisters moved back to the Shire, Tuckborough to be precise, to be near their Took relatives. Delphinia kept up her martial training, and is the reason for some of the mysterious elven sightings in the Shire as her elven mentors would periodically travel to assess her progress .

Delphinia is quieter than her sister, but just as cheerful. She learned woodworking techniques from the elves also, and she continues to hone her skills. After Reznora left home to join the battle against the growing darkness, it was not long before Delphinia properly closed up their home and set out on a journey herself. Her skills as an elven-trained warden would be useful in this war!

Her steed is named Calyx, and she safely takes Delphinia to whatever battle she is needed in the most.

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