Just like Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, sequel Shadow of War has Ithilden fragments scattered over the various maps. These are small pieces of Elvish writing you can only see through Wraith Vision. Unlike Shadow of Mordor though in War they actually have a point. Collecting them all will allow you to access the secret Ithildin Door, where you'll have to complete a poem to open it - and get one of 5 pieces of the Bright Lord Legendary Gear!
How Do I Find The Ithilden Fragments?
You first need to get to and takeover the Haedir towers, of which there are around 3 in each territory. These should be your first port of calls in every area, since they don't just show all the collectibles but also they act as Fast Travel and Respawn points. Conquer it and search for the Ithilden locations with its gaze. There are only usually around 2-3 per tower, but you'll need to get all the Haedir towers to find them all. You can find the Ithilden fragments without the towers... but it's vastly, vastly easier to dominate them first.
I've found an Ithilden Fragment location, what do I do next?
Go to Wraith Vision so you can see it, just remember it might not be on the ground floor - it might even be up a wall. Get close, click the button that appears (RB on an Xbox pad), and you'll have to move the camera/movement sticks to get the Fragment in focus. We suggest just doing one at a time.
I've got all the Ithilden Fragments! What now?
There'll be a new area on the map! The Barrows is where you'll find the Ithilden Door, turn on Wraith Vision near the map point and the invisible entrance will open. Here are all the Barrows locations:
Minas Ithil: You'll have to visit this as part of the main quest. It's in the pass under the main keep.
Cirith Ungol: Can be found at the very Southernmost area of the map.
Nurnen: A trickier one. It's buried deep within the mountain, and the objective marker will point you behind a waterfall on the Eastern part of the map. Head left of that waterfall and you'll come across a shadowy path that'll lead you to your destination.
Seregost: On the Western side there's a frozen lake, and North of that are some mountains. Next to a Gondorian artifact is a cave entrance guarded by a Graug. Dodge it or kill it and head in.
Gorgoroth: In the top Northern caves, there is a small cave entrance off from the floor. Go in it to find the door.
All Ithilden Poem Solutions
Minas Ithil Door
Reward: Bright Lord's Armor
Word Order: Shadows > Drums > Cadence > Land > Wrath > Doom
In the land of Mordor where the Shadows lie
We bear our banners aloft, boots like Drums
Our Cadence quick, our countenance dire.
For who in this dark, dream-haunted Land dares
Resist the righteous flame of Wrath
And Doom themselves to despair and death?
Cirith Ungol Door
Reward: Bright Lord's Cloak
Word Order: Rises > Fires > Night > Beacons > Shines > Marching
When the sun Rises, the shadows must retreat
Fleeing in fear from the Fires of dawn.
The Night never knew that its end was fleet
As a Bright Lord bears Beacons of flame.
The sun rises, yes -- but from the West it Shines
Marching e'er Eastward, e'er eternal, 'ere bright.
Reward: Bright Lord's Bow
Word Order: Iron > Serpents > Avail > Woe > Hordes > Claim
Let our foes fortify with Iron and stone
Let them summon scabrous Serpents, feral beasts
It will Avail them nought. Across the Ages none
Have an army that wield such weapons, such Woe
Such doom against the dark-benighted Hordes who dare
Claim dominion over a Mordor soon bright.
Reward: Bright Lord's Dagger
Word Order: Slumbers > Nest > Poisoned > Trapped > Comes > Base
Fair Mordor Slumbers, entangled in the night
A vipers' Nest of sorrow and strife
Poisoned by pernicious betrayal and blight
Trapped in the grasp of gelid corpse-hands
Yet behold! The Bright Lord Comes as a wildfire
Burning only what is Base, that all else may thrive.
Reward: Bright Lord's Sword
Word Order: Lurk > Bulwark > Impervious > Powers > Vicious > Fail
They stalk and Lurk, then lash out so furious
Yet our Bulwark is proof against their rage
Our hard-ringed, hand-forged armor Impervious
To predations from the Powers of darkness
No matter how Vicious or how vile
To assail the Bright Lord is to falter and Fail.