Turbine continued it's Exploring Middle-earth series with a little lore on Zirakzigil. A location only a true fan (or dedicated LotRO player) would recognize, it'll educate and show some flashy screenshots. Want to learn more?

Zirakzigil, the Silvertine, known also as Celebdil the White in the Elvish tongue, is one of three peaks of the Misty Mountains, below which lie the cavernous halls of Moria, the ancient dwarf-home of Khazad-dûm. It is said that Durin the Deathless once stood upon its peak, but that knowledge is lost, deep in the memory of the Ages.


In more recent times, a great battle of flame and lightning took place upon Zirakzigil, and the mountainside was broken. Any who chanced to behold the great battle thought a terrible storm raged in the mountains. The truth only became known at a later time…

Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings will recognize Zirakzigil as the peak upon which Gandalf the Grey and the Balrog of Moria battled, to their mutual demise. Players of The Lord of the Rings Online™: Mines of Moria™ will still find adventure upon Celebdil . .

Source: Official Lord of the Rings Online Site.

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016