Middle-earth Shadow of Mordor: Weapons and Runes Explained!

Shadow of Mordor, the upcoming action game from Monolith, has announced several pre-order bonuses available through different retailers. As well as revealed new gameplay footage on the purpose runes serve in the game and how to obtain them so you can increase the strength of protagonist, Talion’s weapons!

The retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses are as follows:

Amazon- Deadly Archer rune, which allows Talion to deal extra damage when firing ranged headshots again Sauron’s Captains.

Best Buy- Flame of Arnor rune, which gives the ability to ignite your sword, which can incinerate enemies.

GameStop- Captain of the Watch/Hidden Blade rune, deals extra damage when performing stealth attacks against Sauron’s Captains.

Steam- Orc Slayer rune, which deals extra damage when using special attacks against Sauron’s Captains.


Middle-earth Shadows of Mordor currently has no release date, but will be available on Xbox One/360, PS3/4, and PC.