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Results: 30 Cards
A Shadow in the East (x1)
0
3 
Artifact. Ring. Master.

Restricted. Immune to non-Master card effects.

Setup: Attach to a hero you control and search your deck for a Master card. Add it to your hand and shuffle your deck. Your threat elimination level is reduced by 5.

If The One Ring leaves play, the players lose the game.

The Road Darkens (x1)
Artifact. Item. Ring.

Setup: The first player claims The One Ring and attaches it to the Ring-bearer.

Attached hero does not count against the hero limit. The first player gains control of attached hero.

If The One Ring leaves play, the players lose the game.

The Land of Shadow (x1)
Artifact. Item. Ring.

Setup: The first player claims The One Ring and attaches it to the Ring-bearer.

Attached hero does not count against the hero limit. The first player gains control of attached hero.

If The One Ring leaves play, the players lose the game.

The Black Riders (x1)
Artifact. Item. Ring.

Setup: The first player claims The One Ring and attaches it to the Ring-bearer.

Attached hero does not count against the hero limit. The first player gains control of attached hero.

If The One Ring leaves play, the players lose the game.

The Mountain of Fire (x1)
Artifact. Item. Ring.

Setup: The first player claims The One Ring and attaches it to the Ring-bearer.

Attached hero does not count against the hero limit. The first player gains control of attached hero.

If The One Ring leaves play, the players lose the game.

A Shadow in the East (x3)
0
2 
Master.

Response: Exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to cancel the effects of an encounter card just revealed from the encounter deck and discard that card. Then, reveal an encounter card.

“If I, wearing it, were to command you, you would obey, even if it were to leap from a precipice or to cast yourself into the fire.”
–Frodo, The Two Towers

A Shadow in the East (x3)
0
1 
Master.

Combat Action: Exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to choose a non-Nazgul enemy engaged with you. Until the end of the phase, that enemy cannot attack you.

“He vanished. I have never seen such a thing happen before...”
–Boromir, The Fellowship of the Ring

A Shadow in the East (x3)
0
1 
Master.

Action: Exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to ready the hero with The One Ring Attached. That hero gets +1 Willpower, +1 Attack, and +1 Defense until the end of the phase.

“And behold! in our need chance brings to light the Ring of Power.”
–Boromir, The Fellowship of the Ring

Wrath and Ruin (x3)
1
2 
Master.

Attach to the hero with The One Ring.

Limit 1 per hero. Attached hero gets +1 Defense

Response: Exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to cancel a shadow effect just triggered during an attack that attached hero is defending.

The City of Ulfast (x3)
1
1 
Master.

Attach to the hero with The One Ring.

Limit 1 per hero. Attached hero gets +1 Attack

Response: After attached hero is declared as an attacker, exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to double attached hero's printedAttack for this attack.

Challenge of the Wainriders (x3)
1
1 
Master.

Attach to the hero with The One Ring.

Limit 1 per hero. Attached hero gets +1 Willpower

Response: After attached hero commits to the quest, exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to give each other unique character you control +1 Willpower until the end of the phase.

Under the Ash Mountains (x3)
1
1 
Master.

Attach to the hero with The One Ring.

Limit 1 per hero. Attached hero gets + 1 hit point.

Response: At the beginning of the round, exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to heal all damage from attached hero.

Challenge of the Wainriders Preorder Promotion (x1)
1
1 
Master.

Attach to the hero with The One Ring.

Limit 1 per hero. Attached hero gets +1 Willpower

Response: After attached hero commits to the quest, exhaust The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to give each other unique character you control +1 Willpower until the end of the phase.

The Black Riders (x4/x4)
28 2 3 1 4
Bree. Spy.

While The One Ring is exhausted, Shady Bree-lander gains: "Cannot be optionally engaged."

Shadow: Defending character get -1Defense (-2Defense instead if The One Ring is exhausted).

The Road Darkens (x1)
Stage
2 A

The river has carried the Company as far as it can and the time has come for Frodo to choose which way to go. He asks for an hour to decide, but after he disappears Orcs are discovered prowling the woods and the Company scatters to find him...

When Revealed: Remove the Ring-bearer and each card attached to it, from the game (treat The One Ring's text as blank while resolving this effect). Reduce each enemy's engagement cost to 0 until the end of the encounter phase. Skip the travel phase this round.

2 B
-

Forced: At the end of the refresh phase, shuffle Seat of Seeing and Forod's Choice into the encounter discard pile. Then, place the encounter discard pile on the bottom of the encounter deck. Starting with the first player, each player creates his own staging area and advances to a different stage 3A of his choice. In player order, each player moves 1 encounter card from this staging area to his. When there are no encounter cards left at this stage, discard it.

The Land of Shadow (x1)
4
2
Vale.

Immune to player card effects.

Forced: After Morgul Vale is explored, search the encounter deck and discard pile for a Morgul Wraith and add it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck. Then, the first player must either exhaust The One Ring or discard 1 random card from each player's hand.

The Land of Shadow (x2/x1)
45 4 5 4 9
Nazgûl.

Cannot have non-Morgul attachments.

While The One Ring is exhausted, Morgul Wraith gets -30 engagement cost and gains: "Immune to player card effects."

"They see everything, everything. Nothing can hide from them." -Gollum, The Two Towers

The Land of Shadow (x2/x1)

When Revealed: The first player must choose: either search the encounter deck, discard pile, and victory display for a Nazgul enemy and add it to the staging area, or exhaust The One Ring and reveal the top card of the encounter deck.

Shadow: Attacking enemy makes an additional attack against you after this one.

The Mountain of Fire (x1)
0 2 1 2 2 4 ★ 1 
Hobbit. Ring-bearer.

Planning Action: Exhaust The One Ring to add 1 resource to a hero's pool.

"I must carry the burden to the end."
–The Return of the King

The Mountain of Fire (x1)
Fellowship.

Attached hero gains the Ring-bearer trait and the sphere. You cannot lose control of the first player token.

Action: Exhaut The One Ring and raise your threat by 1 to choose an enemy. Until the end of the phase, that enemy gets -XThreat where X is the attached hero'sWillpower

The Mountain of Fire (x4/x3)

Peril.

When Revealed: Make a Fortitude test. If The One Ring is exhausted, add (|) (|) to the test. If you fail this test, raise your threat by 10.

(|) (|)

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 Attack (+2 Attack instead if you failed a Fortitude test this round).

The Mountain of Fire (x3/x2)

When Revealed: The first player must choose: either exhaust The One Ring and reveal an encounter card, or discard cards from the top of the encounter deck until an enemy is discarded and put it into play engaged with him.

Shadow: Discard a non-objective attachment you control.

The Mountain of Fire (x1)
Stage
1 A

Frodo has been captured by the Orcs of Cirith Ungol and imprisoned at the top of their tower, but Sam is determined to rescue his master.

Setup: Set Shagrat aside, out of play. Add The Two Wachers (location side faceup) and Topmost Chamber to the staging area. The first player loses control of the Ring-bearer and place it faceup under Topmost Chamber as a guarded objective. Then, the first player attaches Last of the Company to a hero he controls and attaches The One Ring to that hero.

1 B
0

He could see no obstacle, but something too strong for his will to overcome barred the way. –The Return of the King

Each non-unique location gets -1Threat and cannot leave the staging area.

While The Two Watchers is in the staging area (enemy side faceup), it is considered to be engaged with each player.

The stage cannot be defeated while The Two Watchers is in play.

The Mountain of Fire (x1)
Stage
3 A

"It's the gate. There's some devilry there. But I got through, and I'm going to get out. It can't be more dangerous than before. Now for it!"
–Sam Gamgee, The Return of the King

When Revealed: Add Last of the Company to the victory display. Attach The One Ring to the Ring-bearer and exhaust the Ring-bearer. The first player moves The Two Watchers from the victory display to the staging area (location side faceup). Each other player reveals an encounter card.

3 B
12

The players cannot travel to The Two Watchers unless there is at least 12 progress on this stage.

While The Two Watchers is in the staging area (enenmy side faceup), it gets +3Threat and +3Defense and is considered to be engaged with each player.

The stage cannot be defeated while The Two Watchers is in play. If this stage is defeated, the players win the game.

A Shadow of the Past Nightmare (x2)

Doomed 2.

When Revealed: The first player must either exhaust the One Ring and reveal an encounter card, or make a Hide 3 test.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +2 Attack If this attack destroys a character, raise your threat by 3.

A Knife in the Dark Nightmare (x2)
40 4 5 4 6
Nazgûl

Cannot have non-Morgul attachments.

Forced: After The One Ring is exhausted, Menacing Weath engages the first player and makes an immediate attack.

"Open, in the name of Mordor!" said a voice thin and menacing, –The Fellowship of the Ring

A Knife in the Dark Nightmare (x1)
4
6
Hills. Ruins.

Immune to player card effects.

The Witch-king cannot be damaged.

Forced: After Weathertop becomes the active location, exhaust The One Ring. The One Ring cannot ready while Weathertop is the active location.

A Knife in the Dark Nightmare (x2)

When Revealed: Raise each player's threat by 5. This effect cannot be canceled by the Ring-bearer's effect, or if The One Ring is exhausted.

Shadow: After this attack, attacking enemy engages the next player then makes an immediate attack.

The Mountain of Fire (x1)
Stage
4 A

He was come to the heart of the realm of Sauron and the forges of his ancient might, greatest in Middle–earth; all other powers were here subdued.
–The Return of the King

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

4 B
-

Dire. Allies cannot enter play and 'when revealed' effects cannot be canceled.

Forced: When Mount Doom is explored, the first player makes a Fortitude test. Discard 1 extra encounter card for each player. If the first player fails this test, the Ring-bearer claims The One Ring and the players lose the game. If the test is successful, the Ring-bearer completes the quest and the players win the game.

The Mountain of Fire (x1)

Setup: Each player may change heroes he controls without incurring the +1 threat penalty. Place X resource tokens on this card, where X is the number of resource tokens on The Black Gate as recorded in the campaign log. Remove each burden with the following burden set icons from the encounter deck: Helm's Deep, The Road to Isengard The Passing of the Grey Company

Forced: At the end of the round, remove 1 resource token from this card. Then, if there are no resource tokens here, the players lose the game.

Resolution: The first player must choose: - Keep The One Ring card and succumb to the power of Sauron. Then, the players lose the campaign.

- Destroy The One Ring card and defeat the power of Sauron. Then, the players win the campaign.

"I have come," he said. "But I do not choose to do what I came to do. I will not do this deed. The Ring is mine!" And suddenly, as he set it on his finger, he vanished from Sam's sight.
–The Return of the King

"The realm of Sauron is ended!" said Gandalf. "The Ring–bearer has fulfilled his Quest." And as the Captains gazed south to the Land of Mordor, it seemded to them that, black against the pall of cloud, there rose a huge shape of shadow, impenetrable, lightning–crowned, filling all the sky. Enormous it reared above the world, and stretched out towards them a vast threatening hand, terrible but impotent: for even as it leaned over them, a great wind took it, and it was all blown away, and passed; and then a hush fell.
–The Return of the King