The LMC star R84 (-HDE 269227 -BR 18) belongs to the group of Ofpe/WN stars believed to be closely related to the Luminous Blue Variables. Support for such a relation comes from the spectral resemblance of these stars to AG Car during visual minimum, and from the observed outburst of the Ofpe/WN star R127.
The spectral analysis of R84 presented here is based on model calculations with the NLTE comoving-frame code described by Wessolowski et al. (1988) and references therein. The helium model atom was represented by 28 levels and hydrogen by 9 levels. The free model parameters were varied until the observed line profiles and the absolutely calibrated and dereddened continuum flux were reproduced. The comparison of the theoretical continuum flux distribution with the observed one yields a reddening of EB-V =0.1.