Middle-earth: Shadow of War - Blade of Galadriel DLC Released

You can now purchase Blade of Galadriel, the latest story expansion for Monolith's Middle-earth: Shadow of War, for $14.99 or your regional equivalent or as part of the game's $39.99 Expansion Pass. This latest piece of story content for the Orc-slaying action-RPG will allow you to play as Eltariel, an Elven warrior who dual wields a pair of glowing blades and has no love for the Nazgûl.

This DLC launches together with a free update for the base game that enhances Shadow of War's nemesis system and brings plenty of general tweaks and improvements. You can find the complete patch notes right here.

You can also check out the official expansion trailer for Blade of Galadriel:

Here's what you can expect from these updates:

Free content updates available February 6th for Middle-earth: Shadow of War owners, including:
  • Nemesis System Enhancements – Orc Captains (whether friends or foes) can exhibit new traits and behaviors, adding further depth to combat encounters and player interactions, such as:
    • Tunnel Rat – Orcs can burrow into the ground and summon Ghûls.
    • Sniper Shot – Archers can fire from great distances with pinpoint accuracy.
    • Tremor – Ologs can pound the earth with tremendous force, staggering nearby threats and heavily damaging structures.
    • Gifts of Treasure – Followers can now bring players the gift of a Treasure Orc, providing even more ways to earn Gems and Mirian.
  • Photo Mode Upgrades – New filters, frames and styles, along with adjustable expressions and added stickers, giving players more options for customizing in-game action shots.
  • Player Skins – Choose to appear as Talion or Eltariel in the main story campaign.
  • Training Orders Update – Players can now upgrade their Orc Followers with Training Orders while in the Garrison, saving time and offering more flexibility in deployment.
  • Player Stats Page – New menu for players to track a variety of in-game statistics, including the number and type of enemy kills, dominations and betrayals; fortresses conquered and defended; gear pieces collected and upgraded; and many more.
  • Field of View Options – More ways for players to customize the user interface and scale their field of view.
The Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion (Available February 6th)

The Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion allows gamers to play as the elite Elven warrior Eltariel for the first time. Known by her enemies as the Blade of Galadriel, Eltariel is a deadly assassin working for the Elven Queen, Galadriel, and has been sent to Mordor for millennia to hunt the Nazgûl.

The following content and features will be added to your game upon purchase of the Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion. Please note, if you currently own the Expansion Pass, this content is included with your pass.

The Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion includes the following content:
  • Play as Eltariel for the first time, an elite assassin known as the Blade of Galadriel, and go head-to-head with the newest addition to the ranks of the Nazgûl.
  • Wield Eltariel’s dual Elven blades and harness the Light of Galadriel with a host of deadly new combat abilities, skills and gear.
  • Encounter memorable new Nemesis characters, such as Flint, Tinder and the Slayer of the Dead, while battling the Nazgûl and learning more mysteries of their past.
  • Gain eight unique Legendary Orcs who can return to join your forces in the main story campaign with new abilities added to the Nemesis System.
  • Unlock an Eltariel character skin that can be used in the main story campaign.