Shadow of War ‘Blade of Galadriel’ Story Expansion Now Available. Launch Trailer

Warner Bros. today released the Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion, all-new downloadable content for Middle-earth: Shadow of War allowing gamers to play as the elite Elven warrior Eltariel for the first time.

Check Out the Shadow of War ‘Blade of Galadriel’ DLC Launch Trailer:


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 Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion features 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.


Additionally, several new free content updates are also available today for Middle-earth: Shadow of War owners, including:

Nemesis System Enhancements – Orc Captains (whether friends or foes) can exhibit new traits and behaviours, 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 customising 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 customise the user interface and scale their field of view.

Today’s free content updates accompany a number of previously released free features, all available for Middle-earth: Shadow of War owners, including Endless Siege, Rebellion, Enhanced Photo Mode, Online Fight Pits and Gravewalker Difficulty.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is available for the Xbox One family of consoles, Windows 10 PC through the Windows 10 Store, Steam, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro.