After choosing where your character hails from, select region-appropriate color palettes for skin, hair, eye color, and more. Equip yourself with items like sturdy Dwarves armor, intricate Elvin mail, or weapons created with the knowledge of past Ages. Choose one of seven classes: deal massive damage as a Champion, protect your fellowship as a Guardian, beguile your enemies as a Burglar, or try a Captain, Hunter, Minstrel, or Lore-master. As your character advances and grows, customize it using Traits – interchangeable abilities which modify your character's skills to give LOTRO Gold players greater control over its specializations. Gain new Trait slots by leveling, and unlock new Traits by completing Accomplishments.