The Last Gasp
The Mountain of Fire#77 (x1)
Quest
3A-B (20)

When Revealed: Shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards from the top until X locations are discarded, where X is the number of players in the game. Add each location discarded this way to the staging area.

The last stage of their journey to Orodruin came, and it was a torment greater than Sam had ever thought he could bear. He was in pain, and so parched that he could no longer swallow even a mouthful of food.
-The Return of the King
Dire. The first treachery revealed each quest phase is immune to player card effects and gains surge.

Forced: At the beginning of the quest phase, the first player makes a Fortitude test. If the first player fails this test, no more than 5 progress can be placed here this round.

This stage cannot be defeated unless Mount Doom is the active location.