Shadow of War Legendary Sets – how to unlock all Legendary Armour, Legendary Weapons and gear

Legendary sets in Shadow of War combine legendary armor and weapons in one place, giving you not only high-level equipment, but also useful bonuses depending on the number of items equipped.

Here, we’ll explain exactly how to get each piece of legendary gear (heads up, it usually involves killing orcs) in an easy-to-digest guide so you can hunt down those war trophies at a glance.

However, for more information on Shadow of War, be sure to check out our main Shadow of War guides and walkthroughs hub, with details on everything you might need to get to the endgame and beyond.


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Shadow of War Legendary Armor and Weapons: How to Get Each Legendary Set

There are nine legendary weapon and armor sets in Shadow of War. Below we explain how to get each of them:

Dark Legendary Set

Gear How to unlock
Sword Kill a legendary Dark Slayer or Dark Destroyer
Dagger Kill a legendary dark assassin
Bow Kill a Dark Marksman or Legendary Dark Tracker
Armor Kill a legendary dark tank
Layer Kill a legendary Dark Beast Master or Dark Berserker
Ringcraft Kill a Legendary Dark Commander or Dark Trickster

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Gain 1 power when enemies take damage from your poison.
  • 4 Equipped: All attacks have a 15% chance to inflict explosive poison on grunts.

Wild Legendary Set

Gear How to unlock
Sword Kill a legendary wild hunter or destroyer
Dagger Kill a legendary savage assassin
Bow Kill a Legendary Wild Marksman or Dark Tracker
Armor Kill a legendary wild tank
Layer Kill a legendary wild beastmaster
Ringcraft Kill a Legendary Wild Commander or Wild Trickster

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Intact Graugs from Shadow Mount.
  • 4 Equipped: Intact Shadow Mount Drakes.

Legendary set of machines

Gear How to unlock
Sword Kill a legendary Machine Slayer or Machine Berserker
Dagger Kill a legendary machine assassin or machine tracker
Bow Kill a legendary machine gunner
Armor Kill a Legendary Machine Tank or Machine Destroyer
Layer Kill a legendary beastmaster or machine berserker
Ringcraft Kill a legendary machine commander

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Call Followers summons Sappers and Iron Guard summons more Sappers.
  • 4 Equipped: Elven Light also spreads explosives around you.

Legendary Marauder Set

Gear How to unlock
Sword Kill a legendary Slayer Marauder or Berserker Marauder
Dagger Kill a legendary marauder assassin or marauder tracker
Bow Kill a legendary marauding marksman
Armor Kill a Legendary Maurader Tank or Maurader Destroyer
Layer Kill a Legendary Marauder Beastmaster or Berserker Marauder
Ringcraft Kill a Legendary Marauder Commander

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Picking up Miriam increases damage by 2% for each Miriam gained for 20 seconds.
  • 4 Equipped: Picking up Miriam restores 2 health for each Miriam obtained.

Mystical Legendary Set

Gear How to unlock
Sword Kill a legendary mystical hunter
Dagger Kill a legendary mystical assassin or mystical berserker
Bow Kill a legendary mystic marksman or mystic tracker
Armor Kill a Legendary Mystic Tank or Mystic Destroyer
Layer Kill a legendary mystical beastmaster
Ringcraft Kill a Legendary Mystic Commander or Mystic Trickster

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Overpowered grunts take 50% less damage.
  • 4 Equipped: Overpowered grunts gain cursed weapons.

Legendary Horror Set

Gear How to unlock
Sword Kill a legendary horror hunter or horror destroyer
Dagger Kill a legendary terrifying assassin
Bow Kill a legendary horror shooter or tracker
Armor Kill a legendary terrorist tank
Layer Kill a Legendary Dread Beastmaster or Dread Berserker
Ringcraft Kill a Legendary Dread Commander or Dread Trickster

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Quick Throw instantly kills fleeing grunts.
  • 4 Equipped: Recover 100 health when killing a fleeing enemy.

Legendary Warmonger Set

Gear How to unlock
Sword Kill a legendary warmongering assassin
Dagger Kill a legendary warmongering assassin or a warmongering trickster
Bow Kill a legendary warmonger marksman
Armor Kill a Legendary War Tank or War Destroyer
Layer Kill a Legendary Warmonger or a Legendary Berserker Warmonger.
Ringcraft Kill a Legendary Warmonger Commander or a Warmonger Trickster

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Recover 50 health when killing an enemy that is on fire.
  • 4 Equipped: While on fire, you will periodically explode, releasing a burst of flames.

Vendetta Legendary Set

Gear How to unlock
Sword Complete your first Vendetta online
Dagger Use a stealth attack against a Vendetta target online
Bow Get a headshot against a Vendetta target online
Armor Kill a Vendetta target online while you have over 80% health.
Layer Use a mounted attack against a Vendetta target online
Ringcraft Master a Vendetta objective online

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: Perform attacks that require power, consuming 40% of your maximum health.
  • 4 Equipped: If you do not have an elven shot, you can make ranged attacks consuming 25% of your maximum health.

Do you need more help? Our Shadow of War guide and walkthrough gives you an overview of everything you need, but if you need anything in particular, we have pages on Shadow of War Fortress Sieges, how to earn Mirian in Shadow of War, a guide on how to import your Nemesis and Follower to Shadow of War, collectible guides such as how to get all Shadow of War legendary weapon and armor sets, a list of lost artifacts and Web of Fate locations, and Ithildin Door and Shadows of the Past poem solutions, plus how to get XP in Shadow of War to overcome the complicated ending of Shadow Wars and get the true ending. Finally, Shadow of War army building and the best skills and how to earn skill points are explained.

Lord Bright Legendary Set

Set bonuses:

  • 2 Equipped: You gain Rage 50% faster, but Elven Rage lasts half as long.
  • 4 Equipped: Replenishes all Elven shots when killing an enemy during Elven Rage.

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