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Leveling Guide to The Flaming Deeps

Leveling Guide to The Flaming Deeps

Lord of Rings The Flaming Deeps
Zone levels 56-57
Content Pack: Mines of Moria Expansion
Mines of Moria Expansion includes:

The Flaming Deeps is packed with mobs - so much so that you may want to quest with a partner here for levels 56-57. Completing quests here opens up the Flaming Deeps daily repeatable mirror quest, which rewards IXP and level 58-65 potions. There is an additional daily repeatable quest, Trace Metals, that rewards your choice of a Tier 3 relic, a 40,000 IXP rune or a Compendium of Middle-earth, Volume 1, used to make a teal crafted relic.

Instances in The Flaming Deeps

All three instances in The Flaming Deeps are clustered together, due south of The Crossroads of Ash.

Forges of Khazad-dum is a level 59+ 6-man group instance; quests come from Anazarmekhem. Like other Moria instances, loot includes Medallions of Moria and rare jewelry drops. Lore-masters will want to visit here to complete their level 58 class quests.

Fil Gashan is a level 60+ 6-man group instance; quests also come from Anazarmekhem. Loot includes Medallions of Moria and rare jewelry drops. Captains will want to visit here to complete their level 58 class quests.

Halls of Crafting is a level 60+ 6-man group instance; quests originate from the Chamber of the Crossroads while working on Volume II, Book 8 of the epic story. Additional quest givers can be found outside the instance. Loot includes Medallions of Lothlorien and, you guessed it, rare jewelry drops.

Quest Hubs and Points of Interest

LOTRO Flaming Deeps Map
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This map shows the quest hub for The Flaming Deeps and some points of interest (1 to 7).

Quest Hubs in The Flaming Deeps

 LocLevelsQuest HubVendorStableMailboxMilestoneNotes
A 13.3S, 108.1W 56-57 Anazarmekhem x x x x Armor barterers, item-master, repeatable quests

Points of Interest in The Flaming Deeps

 PointLocationNotes
1 Hadad-mezer 14.7S, 107.6W For The Flaming Deeps deed
2 Gate of the Seven Fathers 15.8S, 108.6W For The Flaming Deeps deed
3 The Crossroads of Ash 15.8S, 109.6W For The Flaming Deeps deed
4 The Burning Stair 15.8S, 110.6W For The Flaming Deeps deed
5 Camp Site and Mustering Horn 16.4S, 109.6W Serving the Instance Cluster
6 Hudnul-meden 16.8S, 109.6W For The Flaming Deeps deed
6 Forges of Khazad-dum 17.0S, 109.7W Level 59+ group instance
6 Fil Gashan 17.1S, 109.6W Level 60+ group instance
6 Halls of Crafting 17.0S, 109.4W Level 60+ group instance
7 Hurmulkezer 17.0S, 107.1W For The Flaming Deeps deed

Virtue Deeds in The Flaming Deeps

Deeds for The Flaming Deeps sort to Moria Lower Deeps in your deed log. If you haven't finished up Worm Slayer Advanced yet, now is your chance. On the north side of the The Burning Stair is a platform packed with worms, a popular place to work on this deed. Group up and it will go even faster.

TypeDeedVirtueRanksReqs.ZonesFor
Quest Warrior of the Shadows Empathy 1 Complete 40 Quests The Water-works
Redhorn Lodes
Flaming Deeps
Foundations of Stone
Everyone
Quest Legend of the Deeps Innocence 1 Complete 60 Quests The Water-works
Redhorn Lodes
Flaming Deeps
Foundations of Stone
Everyone
Swift Travel [1][2]
Exploration The Flaming Deeps Tolerance 1 Explore 7 Places The Flaming Deeps Would-be raiders
Slayer Worm Slayer (Advanced) Valour 2 Kill 360 Worms Non-instance Moria zones Everyone
Slayer Orc Slayer (Advanced) Determination 1 Kill 360 Orcs Non-instance Moria zones Hunters

[1] Unlocks Swift Travel between Twenty-First Hall and Shadowed Refuge
[2] Unlocks Swift Travel between First Hall and Shadowed Refuge

Worms in The Flaming Deeps LOTRO

Keep in mind that these are only a few of the virtues you can work on in this zone - specifically the ones you'll find useful for surviving Moria and are relatively easy to get. You may want to return later to earn more. See Choosing Your Virtues for more information.

The Epic Story and The Flaming Deeps

Volume II, Book 4: Fire and Water sends you to quest in the The Flaming Deeps. You can return when Volume II, Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-dum unlocks quests in the Halls of Crafting.

Crafting and The Flaming Deeps

The Flaming Deeps offers mostly Tier "6b" gathering - Khazad-iron and Khazad-gold ore, Mallorn wood and Sage caskets. The nearest crafting facilities are in Twenty-First Hall.

The daily repeatable quest, Trace Metals, is popular with crafters seeking Compendiums of Middle-earth, Volume 1, to make a crafted teal relics.

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