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Results: 14 Cards

The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
1A-B (9)

"Stick to the forest–track, keep your spirits up, hope for the best, and with a tremendous slice of luck you may come out one day and see the Long Marshes lying below you, and beyond them, high in the East, the Lonely Mountain where dear old Smaug lives."
–Gandalf, The Hobbit

Setup: Each player may shuffle 1 copy Bilbo's Magic Ring into his deck. Search the encounter deck for The Spider's Glade and set it aside, out of play. Then, shuffle the encounter deck and reveal 1 encounter card per player.

Unconscious characters cannot quest, attack, defend, collect resources, trigger abilities, be poisoned, or ready (except by effects that target unconscious character).


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
2A-B (-)

The nights were the worst. It then became pitch–dark – not what you call pitch–dark, but really pitch, so black that you really could see nothing. Bilbo tried flapping his hand in front of his nose but he could not see it at all. Well, perhaps it is not true to say they could see nothing: they could see eyes. –The Hobbit

When Revealed: Reveal stage 3 and create a separate staging area for the first player use that stage. If there are not other players in the game, discard this stage and each card in the staging area. All other players advance to stage 4.

... the cries of the others got steadily further and fainter, and though after a while it seemed to him they changed to yells and cries for help in the far distance, all noise at last died right away, and he was left alone in complete silence and darkness. –The Hobbit


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
3A-B (-)

Bilbo was horrified, now that he noticed them for the first time dangling in the shadows, to see a dwarvish foot sticking out from the bottoms of some of the bundles, or here and there the tip of a nose, or a bit of beard or of a hood. –The Hobbit

When Revealed: Remove all resources from each hero's resource pool. Then, make each character you control (except Bilbo Baggins) unconscious.

Unconscious characters cannot quest, attack, defend, collect resources, trigger abilities, be poisoned, or ready (except by effects that target unconscious character).

Do not pass the first player token. When this stage is complete, do not advance to stage 4 until the end of the quest phase. (Combine staging areas if necessary.)

Action: Spend 2 resources to ready and unconscious character you control.


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
4A-B (-)

Then the battle began. Some of the dwarves had knives, and some had sticks, and all of them could get stones; and Bilbo had his elvish dagger. Again and again the spiders were beaten off, and many of them were killed. But it could not go on for long. –The Hobbit

When Revealed: Add The Spider's Glade to the staging area.

Unconscious characters cannot quest, attack, defend, collect resources, trigger abilities, be poisoned, or ready (except by effects that target unconscious character).

Progress cannot be placed on this stage while The Spider's Glade is in play.

Action: Spend 2 resources to ready an unconscious character you control.

If the players defeat this stage, they have won the game and discovered the treasure card Bilbo's Magic Ring.


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x2)

When Revealed: Choose a hero to be removed from the quest and make that hero unconscious. If no hero was removed from the quest by this effect, this card gains surge.

"What nasty thick skins they have to be sure, but I'll wager there is good juice inside." –Spider, The Hobbit


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x3/x2)
(30) 2 3 2 2
Creature.   Spider.  

When Revealed: This enemy attacks the character with the most poison attached.

Shadow: Defending character gets 1 poison.


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x4/x3)
(28) 2 1 1 6
Creature.   Spider.  

This enemy gets +3 while engaged with a player who controls at least 1 poisoned character.

Shadow: Defending character gets 1 poison. (Give 2 poison to a character you control if undefended.)


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x2)
2 (4)
Forest.   River.  

While Forest Stream is the active location, poisoned characters cannot quest.Response: After Forest Stream leaves play as an explored location, discard 4 poison.

It flowed fast and strong but not very wide right across the way, and it was black, or looked it in the gloom. –The Hobbit


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x4/x3)
3 (3)
Forest.  

While Giant Web is the active location, each character gets -1 -1 and -1 for each poison it has.Response: After Giant Web leaves play as an explored location, ready an unconscious character.


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x3/x1)
(33) 3 3 0 3
Creature.   Spider.  

When Revealed: Each character committed to the quest gets 1 poison.

Shadow: If defending character is poisoned, make that character unconscious.


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x3/x1)
(37) 3 5 2 4
Creature.   Spider.  

Forced: At the end of each round, each player must give a hero he controls 1 poison.

...hairy legs waving, nippers an dspinners snapping, eyes popping, full of froth and rage. –The Hobbit


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x2/x0)

When Revealed: Each character takes damage equal to the number of poison it has. If no characters were damaged by this effect, this card gains surge.

Shadow: Discard an unconscious character you control.


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
1 (9)
Forest.  

Immune to player card effects.

Travel: Exhaust Bilbo Baggins to travel here.Forced: At the start of each quest phase, search the encounter deck for 1 Spider enemy and add it to the staging area. (2 Spider enemies instead if 3 or more players are at this stage.) Shuffle the encounter deck.


The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x5)
(25) 1 4 1 3
Creature.   Spider.  

Venom.

Forced: When this enemy attacks, defending player must attach 1 poison to a character he controls.

Shadow: Defending character gets 2 poison.