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Results: 200 Cards

Two-Player Limited Edition Starter (x1)
2 (2)
Underground.  

While Cracked Pillar is in the staging area, it gains: "The first player may declare an attack against Cracked Pillar during the combat phase as if it was an enemy engaged with him. Use Cracked Pillar's as its during this attack."

Travel: Remove 4 damage from Cracked Pillar to travel here.


Two-Player Limited Edition Starter (x2)
2 (7)
Underground.   Dark.  

While Goblin Tunnels is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a Goblin is revealed from the encounter deck, remove a progress token from the current quest card."

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 (+3 instead if attacking enemy is a Goblin.)


Two-Player Limited Edition Starter (x2/x0)
1 (3)
Underground.   Dark.  

While Branching Paths is in the staging area, each Dark location gets +1

Forced: After Branching Paths leaves play as an explored location, look at the top 3 cards of the encounter deck. Players must choose 1 of those to reveal and add to the staging area, moving the other 2 to the bottom of the deck.


Two-Player Limited Edition Starter (x2)
2 (6)
Underground.   Dark.  

While Collapsed Mine is in the staging area, no more than 4 progress can be placed on the quest each round.

Shadow: Raise your threat by 1 for each point of damage dealt by this attack.


Conflict at the Carrock (x4/x2)
2 (3)
Riverland.  

While it is in the staging area, River Langflood gets +1 for each Troll enemy in play.


A Journey To Rhosgobel (x1)
X (4)
Forest.  

X is the number of players in the game.

While Rhosgobel is in the staging area, Wilyador cannot be healed.

Travel: Players must complete stage one of this quest before they can travel to Rhosgobel.


Khazad-dûm (x2)
(48) 2 1 3 1
Goblin.   Orc.  

Players cannot optionally engaged Goblin Archer.

Characters with ranged are eligible to attack Goblin Archer while it is in the staging area.

Forced: After an enemy is revealed from the encounter deck, the first player must deal 1 damage to 1 character he controls.


Khazad-dûm (x2)
3 (2)
Underground.  

While Plundered Armoury is in the staging area, enemies get +1 .

Response: After Plundered Armoury leaves play as an explored location, each player may attach a Weapon or Armour attachment from his hand to 1 character he controls.


Khazad-dûm (x3/x1)
1 (3)
Underground.   Dark.  

While Branching Paths is in the staging area, each Dark location gets +1 .

Forced: After Branching Paths leaves play as an explored location, look at the top 3 cards of the encounter deck. Players must choose 1 of those to reveal and add to the staging area, moving the other 2 to the bottom of the deck.


Khazad-dûm (x1/x0)
(50) 1 1 3 1
Orc.   Summoner.  

While Orc Drummer is in the staging area, each enemy gets +X . X is the number of players in the game.


Khazad-dûm (x1)
2 (3)
Mountain.  

While Knees of the Mountain is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: After an enemy engages a player, it gets +1 until the end of the round.


Khazad-dûm (x2)
2 (7)
Underground.   Dark.  

While Goblin Tunnels is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: After a Goblin is revealed from the encounter deck, remove a progress token from the current quest card.

Shadow: attacking enemy gets +1 (+3 instead if attacking enemy is a Goblin.)


Road to Rivendell (x3)
(35) 2 0 0 3
Creature.  

Surge.

While Crebain is in the staging area, encounter card effects cannot be canceled.

Shadow: Return attacking enemy to the staging area after it attacks.


Heirs of Númenor (x1)
Gondor.   Ranger.  

While Celador is in the staging area, he is committed to the current quest.

Forced: After players quest unsuccessfully or a character leaves play, deal 1 damage to Celador.

If Celador leaves play, remove him from the game.


Heirs of Númenor (x2)
Gondor.   Ranger.  

While Ithilien Guardian is in the staging area, he is committed to the current quest.

When Revealed: Add Ithilien Guardian to the staging area and Ithilien Guardian gains Surge.

Shadow: Deal 2 damage to the attacking enemy.


Heirs of Númenor (x3)
2 (2)
City.  

Surge.

While City Street is in the staging area, players cannot travel to a location that does not have the title City Street.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +2 .


Heirs of Númenor (x2/x0)
(40) 2 8 3 5
Mordor.   Orc.  

While Orc Vanguard is in the staging area, resources cannot be spent from the resource pools of heroes who have a , or resource icon.

Shadow: Deal the attacking enemy two additional shadow cards.


Heirs of Númenor (x2/x0)
5 (2)
Mordor.  

If an Orc enemy is in play, progress tokens cannot be placed on Orc War Camp while it is in the staging area.

Shadow: attacking enemy gets +1 for each shadow card dealt to it.


Encounter at Amon Dîn (x4)
2 (4)
Gondor.  

Villagers 3.

While Gondorian Hamlet is in the staging area it gains:

Forced: After a treachery card is revealed from the encounter deck, discard 1 villager token from Gondorian Hamlet.

The townlands were rich, with wide tilth and many orchards... –The Return of the King


The Blood of Gondor (x1)
2 (4)
Ithilien.   Road.  

Western Road gets +5 quest points while it is in the staging area.

Travel: The first player must take 1 hidden card to travel here.

...he saw, beyond an arch of boughs, the road to Osgiliath running almost as straight as a streched ribbon down, down, into the West. –The Two Towers


The Blood of Gondor (x1)
4 (2)
Ithilien.   Road.  

Eastern Road gets +5 quest points while it is in the staging area.

Travel: The first player must take 2 hidden cards to travel here.

Black and forbidding it loomed above them, darker than the dark sky behind. –The Two Towers


The Voice of Isengard (x3)
3 (4)
River.  

While Fords of Isen is in the staging area, players cannot gain resources from card effects.

Forced: After Fords of Isen becomes the active location, each player with fewer than 5 cards in his hand draws cards until he has 5 in his hand.

The road dipped between rising turf–banks, carving its way through the terraces to the river's edge, and up again upon the further side. –The Two Towers


The Voice of Isengard (x4/x2)
2 (3)
Valley.  

While Gap of Rohan is in the staging area,

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enemies get +1

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 . If this attack destroys a character, remove 1 time counter from the current quest.


The Voice of Isengard (x3)
3 (3)
Forest.  

While Heart of Fangorn is in the staging area, each player cannot refresh more than 5 characters during the refresh phase.

Attacking enemy makes an additional attack after this one.


The Voice of Isengard (x3/x1)
2 (5)
Forest.  

While Ancient Forest is in the staging area, each Forest location in the staging area gets +1 and +3 quest points. This ability does not stack with other copies of Ancient Forest.

Shadow: Defending player exhausts a character he controls.


The Voice of Isengard (x3)
2 (4)
Forest.  

While Tangled Woods is in the staging area, each Forest location in plays gains:

Travel: Exhaust a hero to travel here.
This ability does not stack with other copies of Tangled Woods.

The forest was dark and close. –The Two Towers


The Voice of Isengard (x3)
2 (6)
Highlands.  

While Broken Lands is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on locations in the staging area.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 for each location in the staging area.


The Dunland Trap (x4/x2)
2 (3)
Enedwaith.   Hills.  

While Hills of Dunland is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: After a player draws any number of cards, discard the top card of the encounter deck. If the discarded card is a Dunland enemy, put it into play engaged with that player. This ability does not stack with other copies of Hills of Dunland.

Travel: Each player draws a card to travel here.


The Three Trials (x3/x2)
X (3)
Hills.  

Doomed 2.

X is the number of players in the game.

While Grim Foothills is in the staging area, progress must be placed on Grim Foothills before it can be placed on the active location.


Trouble in Tharbad (x2)
3 (1)
City.   Road.  

Progress cannot be placed on Streets of Tharbad while it is in the staging area.

While Streets of Tharbad is the active location, enemies get -20 engagement cost.

As soon as his back was turned, a dark figure climbed quickly in over the gate and melted into the shadows of the village street. –The Fellowship of the Ring


Trouble in Tharbad (x2/x1)
1 (5)
City.   Ruins.  

While Ruins of the Second Age is in the staging area, City locations get +1 .

While Ruins of the Second Age is the active location, deal engaged enemies 1 additional shadow card at the beginning of the combat phase.

...as far as Tharbad, where the old North Road crossed the river by a ruined town. –The Fellowship of the Ring


The Nîn-in-Eilph (x3/x2)
2 (3)
Marsh.  

While Fen of Reeds is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: After the players advance to a quest stage, each player must exhaust a character he controls.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 for each time counter on the quest.


The Nîn-in-Eilph (x3)
3 (3)
River.   Marsh.  

While Finger of Glanduin is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: At the end of each round, remove 1 progress from each location in play.

Shadow: If this attack destroys a character remove all progress from the current quest.


The Nîn-in-Eilph (x3)
1 (5)
Marsh.  

While Sinking Bog is in the staging area, each character gets -1 -1 and -1 for each Item attached to it. This ability does not stack with other copies of Sinking Bog.

Shadow: Defending character gets -1 for this attack for each attachment attached to it.


The Lost Realm (x3/x1)
(40) 3 6 3 6
Orc.  

Cannot have attachments.

While Orc War Party is in the staging area, enemies in the staging area cannot take damage.

The players cannot win the game while Orc War Party is in play.

They kept no order, thrusting, jostling, and cursing; yet their speed was very great. –The Two Towers


The Lost Realm (x2)
2 (4)
Arnor.  

While Borders of Bree-land is in the staging area it gains:

Forced: At the beginning of the quest phase, return 1 enemy engaged with a player to the staging area.

Shadow: Defending character gets -1 for each quest stage in play.


The Lost Realm (x3/x2)
2 (8)
Arnor.  

Doomed 1.

While Outlying Homestead is in the staging area, players cannot reduce their threat.

Travel: Reveal a card from the encounter deck.

They were far beyond the borders of the Bree–land, out in the pathless wilderness... –The Fellowship of the Ring


The Wastes of Eriador (x2/x1)
(35) 2 4 2 5
Creature.   Warg.  

While Blood-thirsty Warg is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: When it becomes Night, Blood-thirsty Warg engages the first player and makes an immediate attack.

The wold snarled and sprang towards them with a great leap.
–The Fellowship of the Ring


The Wastes of Eriador (x2/x1)
3 (5)
Arnor.   Plains.  

While Eriador Wastes is in the staging area, no more than 5 progress can be placed on the current quest each round.

Travel: The first player engages a Warg enemy in the staging area and deals it a shadow card.

"...the long leagues of Eriador still lie before us." –Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring


Across the Ettenmoors (x2/x0)
2 (4)
Ettenmoors.  

While Barren Moorland is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: When an ally enters play, you must either exhaust it or deal 1 damage to it.

Travel: Deal 1 damage to each exhausted character.


The Treachery of Rhudaur (x2)
2 (6)
Ruins.  

While Forbidden Descent is in the staging area, the first 2 progress that would be placed on a quest each round must be placed on Forbidden Descent, instead.

Forced: If Forbidden Descent leaves play from the staging area, raise each playerโ€™s threat by 2.


The Treachery of Rhudaur (x2)
1 (3)
Ruins.  

While Decrepit Remains is in the staging area, each location and quest in the staging area gets +2 quest points.

Shadow: For each point of damage dealt by this attack, remove 1 progress from each quest in play.


The Dread Realm (x2)
2 (4)
Carn Dûm.   Underground.  

While Dark Halls is in the staging area, each Reanimated Dead gets +1 and +1 .

Shadow: If there is a copy of the defending character in your discard pile, reanimate it and deal it 1 shadow card.


The Grey Havens (x2)
4 (4)
Forest.  

While Lush Jungle is in the staging area, characters get -1 and lose ranged.

Forced: After Lush Jungle is flipped over while active, return it to the staging area unless each player exhausts each ready hero he controls.

Uncharted.

Cannot have player card attachments.

Forced: After Lost Island becomes the active location, flip it over.

Action: Remove 4 progress from Lost Island to look at its facedown side.


The Grey Havens (x2/x1)
1 (2)
Grey Havens.  

Surge.

While Mithlond Harbor is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on locations in the staging area.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 for each damage token on the active location.


The Grey Havens (x2)
2 (3)
Ocean.  

While Rough Waters is in the staging area, cancel the first symbol found during each Sailing test.

Shadow: If you are off course (, , or ), attacking enemy gets +2 Attack.



The Grey Havens (x2/x0)
(44) 3 8 4 9
Corsair.   Ship.  

Boarding 3. Cannot have attachments.

While Corsair Warship os om the staging area, it cannot be damaged and gains archery 4.

...ships of great draught with many oars, and with black sails bellying in the breeze.
–The Return of the King


Flight of the Stormcaller (x2/x1)
(38) 3 5 4 8
Corsair.   Ship.  

Boarding 2. Cannot have attachments.

While Swift Raider is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: After a player commits 4 or more characters to a Sailing test or to the quest, Swift Raider engages that player.


The Thing in the Depths (x2)
2 (3)
Ship.   Deck.  

While Weather Deck is in the staging area, each other Deck location in play gains:

Travel: Each player must exhaust a character he controls to travel here.

Shadow: Exhaust a character you control.


Temple of the Deceived (x2/x0)
(46) 3 4 1 5
Undead.  

Island Watcher cannot be optionally engaged.

While Island Watcher is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the beginning of the encounter phase, if the active location has the Ruins trait, Island Watcher engages the player with the highest treat. Then, deal it 2 shadow cards."


A Storm on Cobas Haven (x3/x2)
(46) 2 5 5 7
Corsair.   Ship.  

Archery 2. Cannot have attachments.

While Siege Ship is in the staging area, it gains:"Forrced: at the end of the quest phase, if Siege Ship is not guarding an objective and there is an unguarded objective in the staging area, attach Siege Ship to that objective, guarding it."


The City of Corsairs (x2/x1)
2 (3)
Umbar.   Coastland.  

While Watch Tower is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: When a Raider enemy enters play, add 1 resource to it."

Shadow: If this attack destroys an ally, add resources to a Raider enemy in play equal to that character's printed resource cost.


The Sands of Harad (x2)
3 (1)
City.  

While Haradrim Estate is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed here.

Travel: Search the encounter deck and discard pile for a Harad enemy and put it into play engaged with the first player. Then, place 1 progress on the main quest, bypassing the active location. Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Sands of Harad (x2)
3 (3)
Desert.  

While Parched Wadi is in the staging area, each Creature enemy gets +1 and +1

Forced: After Parched Wadi becomes the active location, shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards from the top until a Creature enemy is discarded. Add that enemy to the staging area.


The Sands of Harad (x1)
(40) 2 5 3 6
Harad.  

While Southron Captain is in the staging area, each other Harad enemy gets +1

While Southron Captain is engaged with you, each other Harad enemy engaged with you gets +1


The Sands of Harad (x3/x2)
3 (4)
Desert.  

While Towering Dunes is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on locations in the staging area not named Towering Dunes.

Forced: After Towering Dunes becomes the active location, reveal the top card of the encounter deck.


The Black Serpent (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Desert.   Ruins.  

While The Serpent's Redoubt is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a player plays an ally from his hand, either remove 1 progress from the main quest, or exhaust that ally."

Travel: The first player searches the encounter deck and discard pile for an enemy and puts it into play engaged with him. Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Black Serpent (x2/x1)
2 (4)
Desert.   Ruins.  

While Roofless Tower is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: When a player plays an event, either remove 1 progress from the main quest, or cancel the effects of that event."

Travel: Exhaust a hero to travel here.


The Black Serpent (x3)
3 (3)
Desert.   Ruins.  

While Southron Camp is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the end of the round, remove all progress from each location in play."

Travel: Raise each player's threat by 1 to travel here.


The Black Serpent (x3/x2)
1 (3)
Desert.   Ruins.  

Surge.

While Broken Courtyard is in the staging area, the main quest cannot have progress tokens beyond its printed quest points value.

Shadow: Either remove 2 progress from main quest, or return attacking enemy to staging area after this attack.


The Dungeons of Cirith Gurat (x3)
3 (2)
Dungeon.  

While Gate of Iron is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on locations in the staging area.

Travel: Discard the top card of the encounter deck. Then, the first player must discard a card from his hand with cost greater than the discarded card's or raise each player's threat by 3.


The Dungeons of Cirith Gurat (x3/x2)
1 (5)
Dungeon.  

Surge.

Dungeon Cell gets +X where X is the printed of the attached objective.

While Dungeon Cell is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After an ally is destroyed, attach it to Dungeon Cell if there is no objective attached to Dungeon Cell."


The Dungeons of Cirith Gurat (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Dungeon.  

While Uruk Guardroom is in the staging area, increase the cost to play each ally by 1.

Travel: Shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards until an Orc enemy is discarded. Add that enemy to the staging area.


The Dungeons of Cirith Gurat (x3)
2 (3)
Dungeon.  

While Mines of Cirith Gurat is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: When a player card would reduce a player's threat by any amount, reduce that amount to 1."

Travel: Each player discards the top 3 cards of his deck and raises his threat by 1 for each ally he discards this way.


The Crossings of Poros (x3/x2)
3 (3)
Hills.  

While Foothills of Mordor is in the staging area, 'when revealed' effects cannot be canceled.

Forced: After Foothills of Mordor becomes the active location, raise each player's threat by 2.

...there lay dark thickets, and a tumbled land of rocky ghylls and crags, behind which the long grim slopes of the Ephel Dรบath clambered up.
–The Return of the King


The Wilds of Rhovanion (x3/x2)
(50) 1 2 0 3
Orc.   Goblin.  

Surge.

Cannot be optionally engaged.

While Stray Goblin is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a player engages an enemy, Stray Goblin engages that player."

Shadow: Add Stray Goblin to staging area.


The Wilds of Rhovanion (x3/x2)
2 (5)
Hills.  

Lonely Lands gets +2 for each facedown card under it.

While Lonely Lands is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After an event is played during the quest phase, place it facedown under Lonely Lands."


The Wilds of Rhovanion (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Forest.   Dark.  

While Accursed Forest is in the staging area, "when revealed" effects cannot be canceled.

Travel: Reveal the top card of the encounter deck.

There was a breath of air and a noise of wind, but it had a sad sound.
–The Hobbit


The Wilds of Rhovanion (x3/x2)
3 (3)
Forest.   Dark.  

While Dark Black Woods is in the staging area, no more than 1 progress can be placed on each Forest location in the staging area each round.

Travel: Each player discards the top card of the encounter deck. Add each enemy discarded this way to the staging area.


The Wilds of Rhovanion (x4/x3)
3 (3)
Underground.   Dark.  

Deep.

While Dark Tunnel is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on Dark locations in the staging area.

The tunnel seemed to have no end. All he knew was that it was going down pretty steadily...
–The Hobbit


The Withered Heath (x3)
2 (4)
Mountain.  

While Mountain Pass is in the staging area, the 'when revealed' effects of Weather treachery cards cannot be canceled.

"We may well be seen by watchers on that narrow path, and waylaid by some evil; but the weather may prove a more deadly enemy than any."
–Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring


The Withered Heath (x3)
3 (3)
Mountain.  

Deep.

Progress cannot be placed on Dwarven Door while it is in the staging area.

"Dwarf–doors are not made to be seen when shut."
–Gimli, The Fellowship of the Ring


Roam Across Rhovanion (x3/x2)
2 (3)
Hills.  

While Deep Ravine is in the staging area, no more than 1 progress can be placed on locations in the staging area each round.

Travel: The first player must either exhaust Urdug, or raise each player's threat by 2 to travel here.


Fire in the Night (x2/x1)
3 (4)
Town.  

While Town Gate is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the end of the quest phase, place 1 resource here. Then, if there are 3 resources here, discard Town Gate and deal 4 damage to Hrogar's Hill."

Travel: Dagnir makes an immediate attack against the first player.


The Ghost of Framsburg (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Ruins.   Dark.  

Discover 4.

While Haunted Hall is in the staging area, it gains,"Forced: After a player places any amount of progress on a Dark location in the staging area, he raises his threat by 1."

Nothing assailed the company nor withstood their passage, and yet steadily fear grew...
-The Return of the King


The Ghost of Framsburg (x3/x2)
2 (4)
Ruins.  

Discover 2.

While Moonlit Passage is in the staging area, each player's threat cannot be reduced by more than 1 via player card effects each round.

Shadow: Raise your threat by 1.


The Ghost of Framsburg (x3/x2)
3 (3)
Ruins.   Dark.  

Discover 3.

While Cursed Tower is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a player plays an event, raise his threat by 1."

Shadow: Discard a non-objective attachment you control.


The Fate of Wilderland (x1)
4 (4)
Mountain.   Gate.  

Immune to player card effects.

While Gate of Gundabad is in the staging area, resources cannot be placed on The Heroes' Defense.

Travel: Search the encounter deck, discard pile, and victory display for a Goblin Troop and add it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Fate of Wilderland (x3)
3 (3)
Mountain.   Fortification.  

While Hilltop Battlements is in the staging area, each non-unique enemy gets -5 engagement cost.

Forced: When Hilltop Battlements is explored, discard the top X cards of the encounter deck, where X is the number of players in the game. Add each enemy discarded by this effect to the staging area.


A Shadow in the East (x2)
2 (5)
Riverland.  

While River Running is in the staging area, enemies cannot be optionally engaged.

Travel: The first player engages the highest engagement cost enemy in the staging area.

...below them were trees that looked like oaks and elms, and wide grass lands, and a river running through it all.
–The Hobbit


A Shadow in the East (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Riverland.  

While Exposed Riverbank is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a 'when revealed' effect is canceled, place 1 resource on Easterling Pursuit."

Travel: Place 1 resource on Easterling Pursuit.


A Shadow in the East (x2/x1)
3 (3)
Plains.  

While Rocky Outcrop is in the staging area, characters cannot be readied by player card effects.

Travel: The first player exhausts a hero he controls.


A Shadow in the East (x3)
2 (4)
City.  

While Hillside Manor is in the staging area, each player's threat cannot be reduced by more than 1 each round by player card effects.

Travel: Each player discards 1 random card from his hand.

The wine of Dorwinion brings deep and pleasant dreams.
–The Hobbit


A Shadow in the East (x2)
1 (5)
City.  

City Forum gets +1 for each resource here.

While City Forum is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a location is explored, place 1 resource here."

Travel: Each player raises his threat by 1 for each resource here.


A Shadow in the East (x2/x1)
3 (3)
City.  

While Side Street is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on other locations in the staging area.

Travel: Shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards until a location is discarded. Add that location to the staging area.


A Shadow in the East (x2/x1)
4 (4)
City.  

While Catacombs is in the staging area, enemies in the staging area cannot take damage.

Travel: Each player discards the top card of the encounter deck. If a player discards an enemy this way, he puts it into play engaged with him.


The City of Ulfast (x2)
3 (5)
City.  

While The King's Lawn is in the staging area, each player must raise his threat by 1 additional point during the refresh phase.

Travel: Place 1 resource on the main quest.


The City of Ulfast (x3/x2)
2 (4)
City.  

While Guarded Archway is in the staging area, each player engaged with City Guard cannot reduce his threat.

Travel: City Guard makes an attack against the first player.


Challenge of the Wainriders (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Plains.  

While Ravine Ledge is in the staging area, each racing test requires 1 additional matching result.

Travel: The first player makes a racing test. To pass requires 1 TURN result. If the players pass the test, each player draws 1 card. If the players faill the test, each player discards 1 random card from his hand.


Under the Ash Mountains (x2/x1)
(45) X 5 4 9
Orc.   Uruk.  

X is 1 more than the number of quest cards in play.

While Torech Gorgor Patrol is in the staging area, no more than 5 progress can be placed on the main quest each round.

Forced: After Torech Gorgor Patrol engages a player, it makes an attack.


Under the Ash Mountains (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Underground.  

While Orc Passage is in the staging area, encounter card effects cannot be canceled.

Forced: When Orc Passage is explored, search the encounter deck and discard pile for a copy of Torech Gorgor Patrol and add it to the staging area.


The Land of Sorrow (x3)
3 (4)
Plains.  

While Working Fields is in the staging area, characters cannot be healed.

Travel: Each player deals 1 damage to a character he controls.

Neither he nor Frodo knew anything of the great slave–worked fields away south in this wide realm...
–The Return of the King


The Land of Sorrow (x3/x1)
X (5)
Plains.  

While Watch Tower is in the staging area, it gains archery X.

X is 1 more than the number of Captive objective allies the players control.

Travel: Reveal the top card of the encounter deck.


The Fortress of Nurn (x2/x1)
3 (6)
City.  

While Fortress Walls is in the staging area, the cost to play each ally is increased by 1.

Travel: Each player places 1 card from his hand under a Castle side quest.


The Fortress of Nurn (x3)
2 (4)
City.  

While Guard Tower is in the staging area, players cannot draw cards or gain resources from player card effects.

Travel: Each player exhausts a character he controls.


The Hobbit: Over Hill and Under Hill (x2)
1 (3)
Western Lands.  

While Cave Entrance is in the staging area, it gains:'Forced: At the end of the round, place the top X cards of the encounter discard pile on the bottom of the encounter deck. X is the number of players in the game.'


The Hobbit: Over Hill and Under Hill (x3/x1)
(40) 4 6 3 9
Giant.  

While at least one Stone-Giant is in the staging area, the Galloping Boulders card gains surge.

Forced: After Stone-Giant engages a player, that player chooses and discards 1 ally he controls.


The Hobbit: Over Hill and Under Hill (x3/x1)
3 (3)
Forest.   Trollshaws.  

While Troll Camp is in the staging area, Troll enemies get +1 for each player in the game.

While Troll Camp is in play, Bilbo Baggins gains:"Action: Exhaust Bilbo Baggins and spend 1 resource to remove 1 Sack card from a character. Bilbo Baggins may trigger this effect even with a Sack card attached to him."


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x3/x2)
3 (3)
Mountain.  

While Northern Slopes is in the staging area, each Goblin enemy gets +1 and +1 Defense.While Northern Slopes is the active location, it gains:'Forced: When a character leaves play, remove 1 progress from the current quest, if able.'


The Black Riders (x3/x1)
3 (3)
Road.  

While Stock Road is in the staging area, add 2 to the total of the discarded cards when a player resolves a Hide test.

Travel: The first player must make a Hide 1 test to travel here.


The Black Riders (x3/x3)
2 (2)
Forest.  

While Chetwood is in the staging area, Spy enemies get +1 and +1

Shadow: Defending player discards 1 random card from his hand.

On the third day out from Bree they came out of the Chetwood. –The Fellowship of the Ring


The Black Riders (x4/x4)
(30) 2 4 3 6
Nazgûl.  

Cannot have non-Morgul attachments.

While Fell Rider is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the beginning of the encounter phase, the first player must either reduce the Ring-bearer's life by 1 or engage Fell Rider."


The Road Darkens (x4)
2 (5)
River.  

While River Anduin is in the staging area it gains:"Forced: At the end of the travel phase, each player at this stage raises his threat by 1. Then, River Anduin moves to the staging area to the left, if able."

"Anduin flows faster than I thought." –Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring


The Road Darkens (x3/x1)
3 (4)
River.   Forest.  

While Wooded Shoreline is in the staging area, it gains archery 2.

Travel: Search the encounter deck and discard pile for an enemy and add it to the staging area to travel here. Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Treason of Saruman (x1)
2 (1)
Isengard.  

Immune to player card effects.

While Orthanc is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After the players quest successfully, the first player looks at the top 3 cards of the encounter deck, reveals 1, and discards the others."

Still dark and tall, unbroken by the storm, the tower of Orthanc stood. –The Two Towers


The Treason of Saruman (x3)
2 (2)
Isengard.  

While Ring-wall of Isengard is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After any amount of damage is healed from a character, its owner discards 1 card from his hand."

Wizardry: Each player discards 1 random card from his hand.


The Treason of Saruman (x2/x1)
4 (3)
Isengard.  

While Underground Armoury is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After an enemy engages a player, deal it a shadow card."

Wizardry: Each player exhausts a character he controls.

The shafts ran down by many slopes and spiral stairs to caverns far under; there Saruman had treasuries, store–houses, armouries, smithies, and great furnaces. –The Two Towers


The Treason of Saruman (x3/x1)
3 (4)
Isengard.  

While Steaming Vent is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a player commits characters to the quest, he deals 1 damage to a questing character he controls."

Wizardry: Assign X damage among characters in play. X is 1 more than the number of players in the game.


The Treason of Saruman (x2/x1)
X (3)
Isengard.  

X is the number of players in the game.

While Plain of Isengard is in the staging area, archery damage must be assigned to allies, if able.

Wizardry: Each player discards 1 ally he controls.


The Treason of Saruman (x2)
2 (3)
Isengard.  

While Open Pit is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a player draws any number of cards from a player card effect, he raises his threat by 2."

Wizardry: Each player raises his threat by 2.


The Land of Shadow (x2/x1)
2 (3)
Underground.  

While The Under-way is in the staging area, each Orc enemy gets -5 engagement cost and gains:"Forced: After this enemy engages a player, deal it a shadow card."

Shadow: Deal the attacking enemy 2 additional shadow cards.


The Land of Shadow (x3)
2 (5)
Underground.  

While Deep Dark Passage is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: When any amount of progress would be placed on a location in the staging area, reduce that amount by 1."

Travel: Exhaust Smรฉagol to travel here.

Not since the lightless passages of Moria had Frodo or Sam known such darkness, and if possible here it was deeper and denser. -The Two Towers


The Land of Shadow (x3)
1 (4)
Underground.  

While Den of Night is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a `When Revealed' effect is canceled, place 1 resource on Shelob."

Travel: Place 1 resource on Shelob to travel here.

Here was some opening in the rock far wider than any they had yet passed; and out of it came a reek so foul, and a sense of lurking malice so intense, that Frodo reeled. -The Two Towers


The Flame of the West (x2/x1)
4 (4)
Underground.  

While Dark Door is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on locations in the staging area.

Travel: The first player reveals an encounter card to travel here.

...before him stood a stony door closed fast...
–The Return of the King


The Flame of the West (x3/x2)
3 (3)
Underground.  

While Trysting Place is in the staging area, each enemy in the staging area cannot take damage.

Travel: The first player searches the encounter deck and discard pile for an Oathbreaker enemy and puts it into play engaged with him. Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Flame of the West (x3)
2 (3)
Underground.  

While Deadly Road is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a 'when revealed' effect is canceled, raise each player's threat by 1."

Travel: Spend 1 resource to travel here.

"I was held to the road only by the will of Aragorn."
–Gimli, The Return of the King


The Flame of the West (x3)
2 (4)
City.  

While Port of Pelargir is in the staging area, no more than 1 damage can be healed from each character each round.

Shadow: If this attack damages a character, that character cannot ready until the end of the round.


The Flame of the West (x4)
2 (4)
Pelennor.  

While at least 1 enemy is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on locations in the staging area.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 (+2 instead if it has the Harad trait).


The Flame of the West (x3/x2)
3 (3)
Siege.  

While Siege Tower is in the staging area, it gains Archery 3.

Forced: After Siege Tower becomes the active location, shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards from the top until an enemy is discarded. Add the discarded enemy to the staging area.


The Mountain of Fire (x3/x2)
3 (4)
Mordor.  

While Orc-hold is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on other locations in the staging area.

Forced: After Orc-hold becomes the active location, shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck. Discard cards from the top until an Orc enemy is discarded. Put that enemy into play engaged with the first player.

(|)


The Mountain of Fire (x3/x2)
3 (3)
Mordor.  

While Brake of Thorns is in the staging area, add (|) to each Fortitude test.

Forced: After Brake of Thorns becomes the active location, each player assigns X damage among characters he controls, where X is the tens digit of his threat dial.

(|)

They had a struggle to get out of the thicket. The thorns and briars were as tough as wire and clinging as claws.
–The Return of the King


The Mountain of Fire (x2/x1)
(88) 3 6 3 10
Nazgûl.  

Cannot have non-Morgul attachments.

While Ringwraith of Sauron is in the staging area it gains:"Forced: After a player fails a Fortitude test, Ringwraith of Sauron engages that player and makes an immediate attack."

(|) (|)

...with a storm of wings they hurtled southwards to Mount Doom.
–The Return of the King


The Massing at Osgiliath (x1)
(40) 6 6 6 11
Nazgûl.   Captain.  

Players cannot play attachments on The Witch-king.

While The Witch-king is in the staging area, each character gets -1 .

Forced: After The Witch-king attacks, he returns to the staging area unless the defending player raises his threat by 3.


The Stone of Erech (x2)
2 (3)
Blackroot Vale.  

While this location is in the staging area, all ready heroes lose all and icons.

Planning Action: Exhuast a hero. Any player may trigger this action.


The Old Forest (x4/x2)
(40) 2 4 2 6
Tree.  

While Long Trailer is in the staging area it gains:"Forced: After the active location leaves play as an explored location, Long Trailer makes an immediate attack against the first player."

"Occasionally the most unfriendly ones may drop a branch, or stick a root out, or grasp at you with a long trailer." –Merry, The Fellowship of the Ring


The Old Forest (x4)
2 (4)
Forest.  

While Deep Gulley is in the staging area, it gains :"Forced: After a player optionally engages an enemy, that player raises his threat by X, where X is the engaged enemy's

Each time they clambered out, the trees seemed deeper and darker... –The Fellowship of the Ring


The Old Forest (x3)
3 (3)
Forest.  

While Strange Woods is in the staging area, characters cannot be healed.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 If this attack destroys a character, raise each player's threat by 2.


The Old Forest (x4)
X (4)
Forest.  

X equals the number of players in the game.

While Wall of Trees is in the staging area, progress must be placed on Wall of Trees before it can be placed on the current quest.

The trees drew close again on either side, and they could no longer see far ahead. –The Fellowship of the Ring


The Old Forest (x2/x1)
2 (5)
Forest.  

While Oppressive Forest is in the staging area, each player cannot play more than 1 card each round.

Shadow: If there are no locations in the staging area, add this location to the staging area.


The Ruins of Belegost (x1)
(50) 4 5 2 12
Creature.  

Cannot have attachments.

Lurker of the Depths cannot be engaged or take more than 4 damage each round.

While Lurker of the Depths is in the staging area, it is considered to be engaged with each player.


The Ruins of Belegost (x4)
2 (3)
Underground.  

Discover 2.

While Abandoned Mine is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on locations in the staging area not named Abandoned Mine.

Forced: When resolving the Discover keyword on Abandoned Mine, look at X additional cards where X is the number of players in the game.


The Ruins of Belegost (x2/x0)
4 (4)
Underground.  

Discover 4.

While Flooded Hall is in the staging area, increase the cost to play each ally by 1.

Forced: When resolving the Discover keyword on Flooded Hall, the first player reveals an additional looked at Hazard card for each other player in the game.


The Ruins of Belegost (x2)
3 (3)
Underground.  

Discover 2.

While Darkened Tunnel is in the staging area, it gains:

Forced: After a 'when revealed' effect is canceled, discard the top card of the encounter deck. If the discarded card has the Hazard trait, resolve its staging as if it was just revealed from the encounter deck.

Travel: Place 1 resource on Stalking the Ruins.


Fog on the Barrow-downs (x4/x3)
3 (3)
Ruins.   Downs.  

While Stone Ring is in the staging area, each Wight enemy engaged with a player gets +1 and +1 and applies the first sentence of its game text to each player at this stage as if it were engaged with him.

Stone rings grinned out of the ground like broken teeth in the moonlight. –The Fellowship of the Ring


Fog on the Barrow-downs (x4)
2 (5)
Downs.  

While North Downs is in the staging area, characters use their instead of their when defending against Wight enemies.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +2 If this attack destroys a character, raise each player's threat by 2.


The Siege of Annúminas (x3)
3 (3)
Arnor.  

While Arnor Battlefield is in the staging area, each non-unique enemy gets -5 engagement cost.

Travel: Each player deals 1 damage to a hero he controls to travel here.

A smoke as of fire and battle arose, and again the sun went down in a burning red that faded into a grey mist...
–The Fellowship of the Ring


The Siege of Annúminas (x2)
4 (4)
Arnor.  

While Hills of Evendim is in the staging area, 'when revealed' effects cannot be canceled.

Travel: Shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards from the top until an enemy is discarded. Add the discarded enemy to the staging area to travel here.


The Siege of Annúminas (x2)
2 (6)
Arnor.  

While Shores of Lake Nenuial is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on other locations in the staging area.

Travel: Raise each player's threat by 2 to travel here.

"...that is so long ago that the hills have forgotten them, though a shadow still lies on the land."
–Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring


The Siege of Annúminas (x2)
(45) 3 6 3 8
Orc.  

Cannot have attachments.

While Vanguard of Carn Dโ€“m is in the staging area, no more than 5 progress can be placed on the main quest each round.

Shadow: Defender cannot ready this round.


Attack on Dol Guldur (x2)
2 (4)
Dol Guldur.  

While Gate of Dol Guldur is in the staging area, it gains: "The player cannot travel or place progress here unless they are at stage 3B. Each player's threat cannot be reduced by more than 1 each round by player card effects."

"Before you could get round it in the South, you would get into the land of the Necromancer..."
–Gandalf, The Hobbit


Attack on Dol Guldur (x2)
2 (4)
Dol Guldur.  

While The Sorcerer's Tower is in the staging area, it gains: "The players cannot travel or place progress here unless they are at stage 3D.Forced: After a 'when revealed' effect is canceled, reveal the top card of the encounter deck."

"I don't advise you to go anywhere near the places overlooked by his dark tower!"
–Gandalf, The Hobbit


Attack on Dol Guldur (x2)
2 (4)
Dol Guldur.  

The Shadow Road gets +2 for each facedown card attached to it.

While The Shadow Road is in the staging area, it gains: "The players cannot travel or place progress here unless they are at stage 3F.Forced: After an event is played during the quest phase, attach it facedown to The Shadow Road."


Attack on Dol Guldur (x2)
2 (4)
Dol Guldur.  

While Dungeon Door is in the staging area, it gains: "The players cannot travel or place progress here unless they are at stage 3H. No more than 1 damage can be healed from each character each round."

"I alone of you have been in the dungeons of the Dark Lord, and only in his older and lesser dwelling..."
–Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring


The Wizard's Quest (x1)
16
2 (5)
Forest.  

While Oak-wood Grove is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on other locations in the staging area.

Travel: Each player exhausts a character.


The Wizard's Quest (x1)
21
4 (4)
Dol Guldur.  

While The Sorcerer's Tower is in the staging area, each treachery gains Doomed 1.

Forced: When the Sorcerer's Tower is explored, shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards from the top until a treachery is discarded. Resolve the 'when revealed' effects on that treachery.


The Wizard's Quest (x1)
23
3 (4)
Mountain.   Forest.  

While Hunter's Lookout is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the end of the round, raise each player's threat by 1 for each enemy in the staging area."

Travel: The highest enemy in the staging area makes an immediate attack against the first player.


The Wizard's Quest (x1)
24
3 (3)
Forest.   Road.  

While The Shadow Road is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a player optionally engages an enemy, he deals 1 damage to a character he controls."

Travel: Each player deals 1 damage to a character he controls.


The Wizard's Quest (x1)
26
2 (3)
Forest.  

While Pitch-dark Thicket is in the staging area, enemies in the staging area cannot take damage.

Shadow: If attacking enemy was engaged this round, it cannot take damage until the end of the round.


The Wizard's Quest (x1)
27
2 (5)
Forest.   River.  

While Forest Stream is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the end of the round, remove 2 progress from the main quest."

Travel: Raise each player's threat by 2.


The Wizard's Quest (x1)
28
3 (5)
Forest.  

While The Wargs' Glade is in the staging area, the first Warg enemy revealed each round gains surge.

Forced: When The Wargs' Glade is explored, the opposing team searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a non-unique Warg enemy and adds it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Woodland Realm (x1)
1
(38) 3 6 3 8
Spider.  

Cannot have non-objective player card attachments or take non-combat damage.

While Ungoliant's Spawn is in the staging area, characters cannot be readied by player card effects.


The Woodland Realm (x1)
3
2 (6)
Forest.   River.  

While Enchanted Stream is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on the main quest.

Travel: Each player exhausts a hero he controls. Those heroes cannot ready while Enchanted Stream is the active location.


The Woodland Realm (x1)
4
4 (4)
Forest.  

While The Spiders' Ring is in the staging area, each Spider enemy gets +1

Forced: When The Spiders' Ring is explored, the opposing team searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a non-unique Spider enemy and adds it to the staging area.


The Woodland Realm (x1)
5
3 (5)
Mountain.   Cave.  

While The Goblins' Caves is in the staging area, each Orc enemy gets +1

Forced: When The Goblin's Caves is explored, the opposing team searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a non-unique Orc enemy and adds it to the staging area.


The Woodland Realm (x2)
8
(34) 3 4 3 5
Orc.  

While Mirkwood Patrol is in the staging area, enemies cannot be optionally engaged.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 (+2 instead if it was engaged this round).


The Woodland Realm (x2)
8
2 (4)
Mountain.  

While Mountains of Mirkwood is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the end of the round, raise each player's threat by 2."

Shadow: Either raise your threat by 2, or the attacking enemy gets +2


The Woodland Realm (x2)
10
2 (4)
Forest.  

While The Eaves of Mirkwood is in the staging area, no more than 1 progress can be placed on each location in the staging area each round.

Travel: Each player discards 1 random card from his hand.


The Woodland Realm (x2)
12
3 (4)
Forest.  

While Dark-wood Grove is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a 'when revealed' effect is canceled, raise each player's threat by 3."

Travel: Reveal the top card of the encounter deck.


The Mines of Moria (x2)
2
3 (4)
Underground.  

While Darkened Stairway is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a 'when revealed' effect is canceled, reveal the top card of the encounter deck."

Travel: Discard the top card of the encounter deck. If that card is a treachery, resolve its 'when revealed' effect.


The Mines of Moria (x1)
3
4 (4)
Underground.  

While Spider Burrow is in the staging area, each Spider enemy gets +1

Forced: When Spider Burrow is explored, the opposing team searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a Spider enemy with cost 1 or less and adds it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Mines of Moria (x1)
5
3 (4)
Underground.  

While Fouled Well is in the staging area, characters cannot be readied by player card effects.

Travel: Each player exhausts a character.


The Mines of Moria (x3)
6
2 (2)
Underground.  

While Abandoned Mines is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed here.

Shadow: If attacking enemy was engaged this round, it cannot take damage this phase.


The Mines of Moria (x1)
8
(38) 3 6 4 8
Creature.  

Cannot have non-objective player card attachments or take non-combat damage.

While Brood Mother is in the staging area, no more than 5 progress can be placed on the main quest each round.


The Mines of Moria (x2)
8
2 (4)
Underground.  

While Lightless Passage is in the staging area, no more than 1 progress can be placed on each location in the staging area each round.

Travel: Each player discards 1 random card from his hand.


The Mines of Moria (x1)
9
(36) 2 6 2 9
Troll.  

Cannot have non-objective player card attachments.

While Great Cave-troll is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the end of the encounter phase, raise each player's threat by 2."


The Mines of Moria (x2)
10
(50) 2 2 0 3
Orc.   Goblin.  

Goblin Follower cannot be optionally engaged.

While Goblin Follower is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After an enemy engages a player, Goblin Follower engages that player.


The Mines of Moria (x1)
10
4 (6)
Underground.  

While Stairs of Nย in is in the staging area, the first treachery revealed each round gains surge and its 'when revealed' effects cannot be canceled.

Forced: When Stairs of Nย in is explored, raise each player's threat by 4.


The Mines of Moria (x2)
12
(44) 2 4 2 4
Orc.   Goblin.  

While Goblin Archer is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the end of the encounter phase, assign X damage among characters in play, where X is the number of enemies in play."


The Mines of Moria (x2)
12
2 (3)
Underground.  

While Narrow Fissure is in the staging area, characters cannot be healed by player card effects.

Travel: Each player deals 1 damage to a hero he controls.


The Mines of Moria (x1)
14
2 (6)
Underground.  

While Goblin Tunnels is in the staging area, each Goblin enemy gets +1

Forced: When Goblin Tunnels is explored, the opposing team searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a Goblin enemy with cost 1 or less and adds it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x1)
15
3 (5)
Underground.  

While Nest of Vermin is in the staging area, each Creature enemy gets +1

Forced: When Nest of Vermin is explored, the opposing team searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a Creature enemy with cost 1 or less and adds it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x1)
18
4 (4)
Underground.  

While Frightful Den is in the staging area, each Troll enemy gets -10 engagement cost.

Forced: When Frightful Den is explored, the opposing team searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a Troll enemy with cost 1 or less and adds it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x2)
21
2 (3)
Underground.  

While Lightless Grotto is in the staging area, non-unique enemies in the staging area cannot take damage.

Travel: The first player chooses an enemy in the staging area and engages it.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x1)
23
(38) 3 5 3 9
Creature.  

Cannot be optionally engaged.

While Elder Nameless Thing is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After players have committed characters to the quest, Elder Nameless Thing makes an attack against the first player.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x2)
23
2 (3)
Underground.  

While Silent Caverns is in the staging area, each player's threat cannot be reduced by more than 1 each round.

Travel: Raise each player's threat by 2.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x2)
25
2 (4)
Underground.  

While Dreadful Gap is in the staging area, progress cannot be placed on other locations in the staging area.

Travel: The opposing team chooses a card in the encounter discard pile and shuffles it into the encounter deck.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x1)
26
4 (5)
Underground.  

While The Great Bridge is in the staging area, no more than 1 character can be declared as an attacker against each enemy.

Forced: When The Great Bridge is explored, reveal 1 encounter card per player.


Escape from Khazad-dûm (x2)
27
1 (5)
Underground.  

While Forked Passage is in the staging area, raise each player's threat by 1 additional point during the refresh phase.

Travel: Raise each player's threat by 1.


Escape from Khazad-dûm Preorder Promotion (x1)
21
2 (3)
Underground.  

While Lightless Grotto is in the staging area, non-unique enemies in the staging area cannot take damage.

Travel: The first player chooses an enemy in the staging area and engages it.


The Hunt for the Dreadnaught (x2)
(37) 4 6 2 10
Corsair.   Ship.  

Boarding 2. Cannot have attachments.

While Black Sails is in the staging area, it gains Archery 3.

Shadow: If attacking enemy is a Ship return it to the staging area after this attack.


The Hunt for the Dreadnaught (x1)
(44) 3 8 4 9
Corsair.   Ship.  

Boarding 3. Cannot have attachments.

While Corsair Warship is in the staging area, it cannot be damaged and gains Archery 4.

...ships of great draught with many oars, and with black sails bellying in the breeze.
–The Return of the King


The Hunt for the Dreadnaught (x3)
2 (5)
Coastland.   Ocean.  

While Mouths of Anduin is in the staging area, is gains:"Forced: After a 'when revealed' effect is canceled, reveal the top card of the encounter deck."

Shadow: If this attack is undefended, reveal the top card of the encounter deck.


The Hunt for the Dreadnaught (x3)
2 (5)
Ocean.  

While Tofalas Landing is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: After a player draws any number of cards from a player card effect, that player raises their threat by that number."

Shadow: Raise your threat by 1 (3 instead if you have 5 or more cards in hand).


The Hunt for Gollum Nightmare (x3)
3 (2)
Marshland.  

Progress cannot be placed on Dark Pools while it is in the staging area.

Forced: After Dark Pools becomes the active location, each player must discard an ally with the highest printed cost among the allies he controls.

'And there in the dark pools amid the Gladden Fields,'he said, 'the Ring passed out of knowledge and legend...'
–The Fellowship of the Ring


Conflict at the Carrock Nightmare (x3)
2 (5)
Forest.  

While Troll Lair is in the staging area, players cannot reduce their threat.

Shadow: If attacking enemy is a Troll remove 4 damage tokens from it.


A Journey to Rhosgobel Nightmare (x3)
2 (5)
Forest.  

While Labyrinthine Woods is in the staging area, Creature enemies get +1 and +1

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


Return to Mirkwood Nightmare (x2)
4 (1)
Forest.  

Progress cannot be placed on Deceptive Path while it is in the staging area.

Forced: After Deceptive Path becomes the active location, shuffle the encounter discard pile into the encounter deck and discard cards from the top of the encounter deck until a location is discarded. Reveal that location and make it the active location. Then, discard Deceptive Path.


The Redhorn Gate Nightmare (x2)
(42) 4 6 4 10
Giant.   Snow.  

While Snow-Giant is in the staging area, it attacks the first player during the combat phase, as if it were engaged.

Forced: After Snow-Giant engages you, discard the ally you control with the highest


The Redhorn Gate Nightmare (x3)
3 (3)
Mountain.   River.  

While Frozen Silverlode is in the staging area, characters cannot gain from player card effects.

Shadow: Defending character gets -1 Deal the attacking enemy 1 additional shadow card.

"...and there the River Silverlode rises in its icy springs."
–Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring


The Watcher in the Water Nightmare (x1)
(50) 4 7 7 21
Creature.   Tentacle.  

While The Watcher is in the staging area, it cannot be damaged by player card effects.

If The Watcher is in the staging area at the end of the combat phase, each player must deal 3 damage to 1 character he controls.


The Watcher in the Water Nightmare (x3)
3 (3)
Mountain.   Swamp.  

While Banks of Sirannon is in the staging area, each Tentacle enemy gets +2

Shadow: For each point of damage dealt by this attack, the defending player must discard a random card from his hand.


Foundations of Stone Nightmare (x3)
4 (4)
Underground.   Dark.  

While Nest of Horrors is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: When one or more cards are attached to a Nameless enemy from the top of a player's deck, attach an additional card from the top of that player's deck."

Travel: Each player at this stage discards the top card of the encounter deck to travel here. Reveal each Nameless enemy discarded by this effect.


Foundations of Stone Nightmare (x3)
3 (7)
Underground.   River.  

While Shivering River is in the staging area, it contributes its to the total in each other player's staging area.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 (+3 instead if there is more than one player at this staging area.)


Shadow and Flame Nightmare (x2)
5 (2)
Underground.  

Progress cannot be placed on Fiery Depths while it is in the staging area.

Travel: Each player must move 1 damage from Durin's Bane to a hero to travel here.

Out of it a fierce red light came, and now and again flames licked at the brink and curled about the bases of the columns. –The Fellowship of the Ring


Shadow and Flame Nightmare (x2)
2 (7)
Underground.  

While Crumbling Stairs is in the staging area, event cards cost 1 additional matching resource to play from hand.

Shadow: If this attack destroys a character, the defending player must discard all event cards in his hand.


Peril in Pelargir Nightmare (x3)
2 (6)
City.  

While Dockside Street is in the staging area, enemies in the staging area cannot be damaged or optionally engaged.

Travel: Exhaust the hero with Alcaron's Scroll attached to travel here.


Into Ithilien Nightmare (x3)
1 (8)
Forest.  

While Dense Thickets is in the staging area, each Forest location in play gets +1

Shadow: Excess damage dealt by this attack (damage that is dealt beyond the remaining hit points of the character damaged by this attack) must be assigned to a Ranger objective in play.


The Steward's Fear Nightmare (x2)
2 (5)
City.  

While Rath Celerdain is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: At the beginning of the encounter phase, reveal the top card of the underworld deck. If it is an objective, discard it."

"...go down to the lowest circle and ask for the Old Guesthouse in the Rath Celerdain, the Lampwrights' Street." –Beregond, The Return of the King


The Drúadan Forest Nightmare (x3)
3 (3)
Forest.  

Immune to player card effects.

While Devil's Mirk is in the staging area, characters cannot be healed.

While Devil's Mirk is the active location, each Wose enemy gets +2


The Drúadan Forest Nightmare (x2)
1 (6)
Forest.  

While Stonewain Valley is in the staging area, resources discarded or spent by the first player for any reason are placed on Stonewain Valley.

Stonewain Valley gets +1 for each resource on it.

"Way is wide for four horses in Stonewain Valley yonder," he waved his hand southwards: "but narrow at beginning and at end." –Ghรขn–buri–Ghรขn, The Return of the King