Star-lit Crystals – Boon or Bane?

posted this on May 20th, 2012.
Categorized as lotro, Star-lit Crystals Boon Or Bane?.

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I’ve been following an interesting discussion on the Unofficial LOTRO Community Forums regarding the recent addition of Star-lit crystals to the game. If we ignore the usual debate about the rights and wrongs of in-game stores and convenience over advantage, there remains a more interesting point to focus on. This being that the benefits of using Star-lit crystals is not uniform across all legendary items. The stats boosts is scaled and is more generous when used on Third Age weapons, than Second or First. Now it could be argued that this is a fair and equitable policy. However, it flies in the face of what Turbine have done in the past. Other legendary items augmentations such as relics, legacies and scrolls provide predefined improvements irrespective of the weapons specific age.

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