Healing (Player Guides)
With all the dangers that you encounter during your travels through
Middle Earth, it is inevitable that your character will take wounds or
exert itself to the point of exhaustion. Either way, healing is a big
part of the game here and there are several ways to recover health and
- Healers - For a small fee, you can 'request healing' at a healer and
recover both health and endurance. Most healers will only
heal if you are hurt and only so many times before they
become exhausted themselves and need to rest.
- Resting - You can 'rest' almost anywhere, relaxing yourself and
allowing your body to recover more quickly. Resting at a
tavern with other players in company is especially effective.
- Food - You can buy all kinds of different food and drink at taverns
around Arda. While their effectiveness varies a great deal,
most foods will help you recover your health.
- Alcohol - A vast array of ales, wine, spirits and other libations are
available at taverns and inns. While drinking heavily can
severely cripple your ability to fight, it also has a side
benefit of allowing you to recover your health and endurance
much quicker than normal. You may have a headache after a
session of hard boozing, but the restorative properties of
alcohol can be miraculous!
- Herbs - Rangers can use herbs to heal you of all manner of ailments,
from wounds, to exhaustion, diseases, and poisons. Having a
ranger as a friend can be a lifesaver, literally.
- Potions and vials - There are a number of rare but amazingly restorative
potions, vials, flasks, and other special food and drinks that
can quickly heal you. Obtaining these items usually requires
going on a quest!
- Helping the Environment - You may come across litter, such as empty
bottles or used bowls of stew, etc. By helping to keep the
environment clean and throwing these into a trash can, you
can recover small amounts of your health and endurance as a