Item Class

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The ubiquitous Hobbit Sword is a Hand Weapon.

Item Class is a loaded keyword associated exclusively with Artifacts and Possessions. In the example of Hobbit Sword (1C299)LOTR-EN01S299.0 card.jpg to the right, you can see its item class listed directly below the portrait picture: Hand Weapon.

Each Character may bear only one Possession or Artifact of each class at one time. In other words, a character may bear only one hand weapon, only one ranged weapon, only one armor, only one cloak, etc etc (however, see Flaming Brand (2R32)LOTR-EN02S032.0 card.jpg for an example of when this does not apply).

Some Possessions do not have a class (such as Athelas (1U94)LOTR-EN01S094.0 card.jpg); there is no limit to the number of such items that a character may bear, assuming they are not unique (see Classless).

See Race for a similar unloaded keyword limited to Characters.


From the Comprehensive Guide 4.0:

Each character may bear one possession or artifact of each class at one time. For example, a character may bear only one hand weapon, only one ranged weapon, only one armor, only one cloak, and only one staff.

Some possessions and artifacts do not have a class. There is no limit to the number of cards without a class that a character may bear.

List of Item Classes[edit]




Loaded Keywords
Numeric Damage + X Defender + X Ambush X Hunter X Toil X
Non-numeric Aid Archer Enduring Fierce Lurker Muster Sanctuary Ring-bearer Unhasty
Item Class [Classless] Support Area Armor Brooch Box Bracers Cloak Gauntlets Hand Weapon
Helm Mount Palantír Phial Pipe Ranged Weapon Ring Shield Staff