The Lord Of The Rings Online's Corsairs Of Umbar Adds New Class, Level Cap, And Over 350 New Quests Today

Stop being a scallywag and start being a Mariner.

Matthew D'Onofrio
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LOTRO Corsairs of Umbar

Shiver me timbers, The Lord of the Rings Online’s Update 38 launches today!

Corsairs of Umbar takes players to the enigmatic shores of Umbar. Here, they can explore the Corsair haven, engage in over 350 quests, and encounter new enemies. The MMORPG's update also raises the level cap to 150, offers new instances, and includes a new raid. Players can play as the Mariner class too, which wields slick swords and masters sea shanties.

Update 38 also brings balance changes to various character classes, including melee skill ranges, cooldown reductions, and skill adjustments. Additionally, gear essence slotting and stats have been revamped to provide more flexibility and customization. There are also improvements in combat and monsters, crafting, housing, instances, items, PvMP, quests, deeds, adventure areas, and more. Notable changes include a change in gear essence slots, a cap on critical ratings, adjustments to armor values, and a more significant role for agility, might, and will stats.

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Matthew D'Onofrio
Matthew D'Onofrio, News Editor

Matthew “dinofries” D'Onofrio is a writer, content creator, podcaster and — most importantly — a gamer. With such a strong passion for video games and a severe case of FOMO, it's no surprise he always has his finger on the pulse of the gaming world. On the rare occasion Matt's away from a screen, you'll find him strumming away on his acoustic guitar or taking care of his cat Totoro.

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