Shanor Hammer Location – Pilgrim Library

Finding the Shanor Hammer isn’t as hard as you may think, you just need to search every corner. As you will see in this guide one of our members Danneh managed to find it with his team after a bit of time searching!

The hammer is an important part of your journey through the Mines of Moria so this is one you don’t want to miss. To get started you’re going to need to find the Pilgrim Library!

Pilgrim Library

As you delve further into the depths, you’ll encounter two statues of dwarfs standing guard at the entrance of a wall covered in dirt and rubble. This place holds importance as it houses the Pilgrim Library within Return to Moria — a treasure trove of knowledge and history. Once you navigate past the obstruction take a turn, and before long you’ll spot another tunnel entrance on your left.

Pilgrim Library

As you follow the new passage, continue on straight and you will eventually reach the heart of the Library. You want to be on the lookout for some diggable dirt as this will allow you to descend further. As you do you will be met with the huge obelisk that sits in the middle of the library. This place was so awesome to see for the first time, especially as a huge Lord of the Rings fan.

Library of Kibil nala

How to Get Shanor Hammer

Once you reach the Library you will be amazed at the sight of the Kibil-nala obelisk. Especially if you are a fan of Lord of the Rings. Once you are ready, go up to the Obelisk and interact with it, at that point you and your friends will start singing.

Shanor Hammer recipe

Once you finish singing you will be rewarded with the recipe for the Shanor Hammer!

Singin in front of Library Kibil nala

Get ready, once you have the recipe you will get attached by a huge orc horde. Get side by side with your friends and prepare for battle, this is a very fun fight and I’m sure you will enjoy it a lot.


Why can’t I find the entrance to Pilgrim Library?

Some players have encountered a puzzling issue, struggling to locate the entrance to the Pilgrim Library, but fret not. You should be looking for the Library just after you defeat the Watcher in the Water, its located in that area. To tackle this challenge, the remedy is to revisit the quest area persistently, strike up conversations with fellow adventurers, and embark on a thorough exploration of your surroundings, taking your time to navigate the rooms. Inevitably, your determination will lead you to the elusive Pilgrim Library in LOTR Return to Moria.


The Shanor Hammer, in Lord of the Rings; Return to Moria offers an epic adventure, where players are tasked with embarking on a quest to uncover the Pilgrim Library. In order to unleash its power a special ritual must be performed within the Library of Kibil~nala while also preparing to defend against an approaching Horde. This incredible journey emphasizes the importance of teamwork the exhilaration of exploration and the unwavering determination of each player ultimately establishing the Shanor Hammer as a symbol of triumph, within the realm of Middle earth. If you found this article helpful, let us know in our community’s discord. Check out more guides for LOTR Return To Moria on our homepage!


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