Celebrimbor's Secret Nightmare
Celebrimbor's Secret Nightmare #1 (x1)
Nightmare-Setup

You are playing Nightmare mode.

Forced: When any amount of progress would be placed on a location in the staging area, reduce that amount to 1.

Scour: Deal 1 damage to a location in play.

"In Eregion long ago many Elven–rings were made, magic rings as you call them, and they were, of course, of various kinds..." –Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring

Begin with the standard quest deck and encounter deck for the Celebrimbor's Secret scenario.

Remove the following cards, in the specified quantities, from the standard encounter deck:

1x Orc Skirmisher

1x Orc Hunter

3x Prowling Wolf

1x Ruined Plaza

1x City Remains

1x Ancient Foundation

3x Broken Lands

1x Spies from Mordor

2x Orc Hunting Party

Then, shuffle the encounter cards in this Nightmare Deck into the remainder of the standard Celebrimbor's Secret encounter deck.

Finally, flip this setup card over and place it next to the quest deck. Its effects remain active throughout the game, which is now ready to begin.