Middle-Earth Shadow Of Mordor Weapons and Runes Detailed in the New Trailer

By   /   May 19, 2014

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions have released a new gameplay video for their upcoming title Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. The video focuses on weapon customization through Runes, showcasing how to upgrade Talion’s weapons and their respective abilities.

Runes are dropped as loot from enemy captains and can be combined with other runes to increase the power of Talion’s weapons.

All 3 of Talion’s weapons: his sword Urfael, bow Azkar and dagger Acharn can also be equipped with Epic runes.

Epic runes are acquired by dominating an enemy captain and have that captain deliver a death threat to his warchief. This sort of starts a challenge mode since the warchief now knows that Talion is after him.

Security around the warchief increases as he now expects an attack at any time, upon finally defeating the warchief and his guards, players are rewarded with Epic runes.

One such rune is the Fire Storm which adds a powerful blast to fire arrows from Talion’s bow.

4 other runes have been revealed which are parts of different pre-order bonuses, each with their unique abilities:

  • Deadly Archer Rune: allows players to deal extra damage when executing headshots against Sauron’s Captains
  • Flame of Arnor Rune: upon reaching a high combo count, players will be able to ignite their weapons which would in turn burn their enemies
  • Hidden Blade Rune: players will deal extra damage when executing stealth attacks against Sauron’s Captains
  • Orc Slayer Rune: players will decimate Sauron’s Captains with increased damage from special attacks.

All players who pre-order will also get access to The Dark Ranger bonus pack.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will launch worldwide on 7th October, 2014 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

Skylake-X CPU

Intel Bringing Mainstream 12 Core/ 24 Thread Skylake-X CPU To Compete With Ryzen?

The AMD Ryzen launch is only days away and I know you are as excited about the launch as I am....

by   /   Feb 27, 2017
Next Batman Arkham

Next Batman Arkham Could be Batman Arkham Insurgency, Announcement in March?

Warner Bros. is about to make an important announcement on March 8, 2017. There's no official...

by   /   Feb 25, 2017
AMD Ryzen CPU

The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Load More