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Results: 1 - 50 of 70 Cards
Trouble in Tharbad (x1)
2
10
City. Ruins. River.

Immune to player card effects. Cannot leave the staging area.

The Crossing at Tharbad gets +2 quest points for each player in the game.

When The Crossing at Tharbad is explored, the players win the game.

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

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

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

Celebrimbor's Secret (x3)
2
2
Ost-in-Edhil. Ruins.

Forced: After Ruined Plaza enters the staging area, place 1 damage here.

Shadow: Defending player assigns X damage amoung characters he controls. X is the number of cards underneath The Orcs’ Search.

Celebrimbor's Secret (x2)
1
4
Ost-in-Edhil. Ruins.

Surge.

Scour: Return this location to the staging area and place 2 damage here.

Shadow: Excess damage from this attack must be placed on the active location, if able.

Celebrimbor's Secret (x4)
2
4
Ost-in-Edhil. Ruins.

Scour: Assign X damage amoung locations in play. X is the number of locations in play. This ability does not stack with other copies of Ancient Foundation.

Travel: Place 1 damage on this location to travel here.

...deep they delved us, fair they wrought us, hight they builded us; but they are gone. –Legolas, The Fellowship of the Ring

Celebrimbor's Secret (x4/x2)
3
3
Ost-in-Edhil. Ruins.

Forced: After placing any amount of progress here, trigger the topmost Scour effect in the discard pile, if able.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 Attack If this attack destroys a character, raise each player's threat by 1 for each card underneath The Orcs’ Search.

The Lost Realm (x1)
4
6
Arnor. Ruins.

Immune to player card effects.

While Amon Forn is the active location, it gains:

Forced: After an Orc enemy is added to the staging area, it makes an immediate attack against the first player.

The players cannot win while Amon Forn is in play.

The Lost Realm (x3/x2)
2
6
Fornost. Ruins.

Time 3.

Forced: After the last time counter is removed from Broken Battlements, each player discards the top 5 cards of his deck and places 1 time counter here.

Travel: Each player discard the top card of his deck.

"Men call it Deadman's Dike, and they fear to tread there." –Elrond, The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lost Realm (x2)
2
5
Fornost. Ruins.

While Norbury Tombs is the active location, it gains:

Respnse: When Norbury Tombs is explored, each player shuffles the top 5 cards of his discard pile into his deck.

Travel: Return the topmost enemy in the encounter discard pile to the staging area.

The Lost Realm (x3)
1
4
Fornost. Ruins.

Fornost Square gets +1 Threat for each resource token on it.

Forced: After the first player discards any number of cards from the top of his deck, place 1 resource token here.

"...the heirs of Valandil removed and dwelt at Fornost on the high North Downs, and that now too is desolate." –Elrond, The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lost Realm (x3/x2)
3
3
Fornost. Ruins.

While Haunted Keep is the active location, the first Undead enemy revealed each round gains Surge.

Shadow: Defending player discards the top card of his deck. Attacking enemy gets +X Attack where X is the discarded card's printed cost.

The Lost Realm (x2/x1)
4
4
Fornost. Ruins.

While Deadmen’s Gate is the active location, it gains:

Forced: After a player triggers an 'Action' or 'Response' effect, he must discard the top card of his deck.

Shadow: Discard an attachment you control.

The Lost Realm (x3/x2)
2
3
Arnor. Ruins.

Forced: After the "when revealed" effect of a treachery card is canceled, raise each player's threat by 2.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 Attack. If this attack destroys a character, the defending player raises his threat by 2.

The Lost Realm (x2)
3
2
Arnor. Ruins.

Forced: When Ancient Causeway is explored, raise each player's threat by 2.

...on either side of it there were lines of large boulders and hewn stones that screened the travellers almost like a hedge. –The Fellowship of the Ring

The Treachery of Rhudaur (x1)
4
8
Ruins.
Forced: When The Great Hall is explored, each player discards the top 5 cards of the encounter deck and chooses an Undead enemy he discarded in this way to add to the staging area.
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 player’s threat by 2.

The Treachery of Rhudaur (x2/x1)
5
4
Ruins.

Action: Raise your threat by 1 to reduce the Threat of Eerie Halls by 1 until the end of the phase. (Any player may trigger this action.)

Shadow: If the defending player does not control at least 1 Clue objective, the attacking enemy makes an additional attack after this one.

The Treachery of Rhudaur (x2/x0)
4
4
Ruins.

Any time the encounter deck runs out of cards, return the topmost Undead enemy in the encounter discard pile to the staging area before resetting the encounter deck.

Travel: Return the topmost Undead enemy in the encounter discard pile to the staging area.

"I am not sure that I like it: it has a – well, rather a barrow-wightish look."
–Merry, The Fellowship of the Ring

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 Grey Havens (x1)
Side
A
5
8
Ruins.

While Shrine to Morgoth is the active location, players cannot draw cards or search their decks.

Forced: After Shrine to Morgoth is flipped over while active, exhaust each ally in play with printed cost 2 or less. Then, each player must search the encounter deck and discard pile for an Undead enemy and put it into play engaged with him. Shuffle the encounter deck.

Side
B
2
-

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)
Side
A
3
5
Ruins.

While Flooded Ruins is the active location, it contributes itsThreat to the staging area.

NĂșmenor was thrown down and swallowed in the sea... -The Return of the King

Side
B
2
-

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)
Side
A
2
2
Ruins.

Forced: After Drowned Graves is flipped to this side while active, discard the top X cards of the encounter deck. Each player adds an Undead enemy discarded from this effect to the staging area. X is 2 more than the number of players in the game.

...their years lessened as their fear of death grew, and their joy departed. -The Return of the King

Side
B
2
-

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)
Side
A
1
3
Ruins.

While Cursed Temple is the active location, characters with less than 2Willpower do not ready during the refresh phase.

It was not long before he had bewitched the King and was master of his counsel... -The Return of the King

Side
B
2
-

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.

Temple of the Deceived (x1)
Side
A
2
8
Ruins.

Forced: When The Grotto's Entrance is flipped over while active, put Temple Guardian into play from the victory display, engaged with the player with the highest threat.

When the 8th progress is placed on The Grotto's Entrance, the players have found the sunken ruins and win the game.

Side
B
4
-

Uncharted. Immune to player card effects.

Travel: Exhaust the Gate Key to travel here.

Forced: After Temple of the Deceived becomes the active location, flip it over.

Temple of the Deceived (x2)
Side
A
5
5
Ruins.

While Temple Halls is the active location, each character gets -1Attack and -1Defense

Forced: When Temple Halls is flipped over while active, put Temple Guardian into play from the victory display, engaged with the player with the highest threat.

Side
B
4
-

Uncharted. Immune to player card effects.

Travel: Exhaust the Gate Key to travel here.

Forced: After Temple of the Deceived becomes the active location, flip it over.

The Drowned Ruins (x1)
5
18
Ruins. Underground. Grotto.

Shrine to Morgoth cannot have attachments and cannot enter the staging area.

Forced: At the beginning of the quest phase, flip Shrine to Morgoth to its Underwater side, without removing its progress tokens.

When Shrine to Morgoth is placed in the victory display, the players have escaped from the flooded grotto and win the game.

The Drowned Ruins (x1)
5
18
Ruins. Underground. Underwater.

Shrine to Morgoth cannot have attachments and cannot enter the staging area.

Forced: If Shrine to Morgoth is the active location at the end of the quest phase, raise each player's threat by 5.

When Shrine to Morgoth is placed in the victory display, the players have escaped the flooded grotto and win the game.

The Drowned Ruins (x2)
2
4
Ruins. Underground. Grotto.

While Water-logged Halls is the active location, each Undead enemy in play gets -1Threat

Response: After you travel to Water-logged Halls, you may flip it to its Underwater side.

The Drowned Ruins (x2)
3
10
Ruins. Underground. Underwater.

While Sunken Temple is the active location, treat each attachment as if its printed text box is blank (except for Traits).

Forced: If Sunken Temple is the active location at the end of the quest phase, discard 1 resource from each objective-ally an each hero's resource pool. Then, you may flip Sunken Temple to its Grotto side.

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)
1
5
Desert. Ruins.

Desert Bastion gets +1 Threat for each Harad objective attached to a hero.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1 Attack for each Harad objective the players control.

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 Ghost of Framsburg (x1)
5
5
Ruins. Dark.

Immune to player card effects.

The players cannot travel to The Cursed Tomb unless they control 3 Loot objectives.

Forced: After the player travel to The Cursed Tomb, search the encounter deck and discard pile for Fram's Shade and add it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck. Fram's Shade makes an immediate attack against each player in turn order.

The Ghost of Framsburg (x2)
2
2
Ruins. Dark.

Immune to player card effects.

Forced: After Forgotten Crypt becomes the active location, discard cards from the top of the encounter deck until an Undead enemy is discarded and add it to the staging area. Then, attach a Loot objective in the encounter discard pile to that enemy as a guarded objective.

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 (x2)
X
4
Ruins. Dark. Hazard.

Discover X.

X is the tens digit of the first player's threat.

Forced: After resolving the Discover keyword on Hidden Staircase, reduce each player's threat by X is no Hazard cards were revealed by it.

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 1.

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 Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
2
2
Ruins. Mountain.

Immune to player card effects.

Forced: Remove 2 progress from stage 4B at the end of each round, if able.Travel: Spend 3 resources to travel here. (1 resource instead if stage 4B is the current quest.)

The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
2
2
Ruins. Valley.

Immune to player card effects.

Forced: Remove 2 progress from stage 3B at the end of each round, if able.Travel: Spend 3 resources to travel here. (1 resource instead if stage 3B is the current quest.)

The Hobbit: On the Doorstep (x1)
2
2
Ruins. Mountain.

Immune to player card effects.

Forced: Remove 2 progress from stage 2B at the end of each round, if able.Travel: Spend 3 resources to travel here. (1 resource instead if stage 2B is the current quest.)

The Black Riders (x1/x1)
4
4
Hills. Ruins.

Immune to player card effects.

While Weathertop is in the victory display, each enemy in play gets -1Threat

Travel: The first player must exhaust The One Ring to travel here.

"It was burned and broken, and nothing remains of it now but a tumbled ring..."
–Strider, The Fellowship of the Ring

Fog on the Barrow-downs (x1)
3
3
Ruins. Downs.

Immune to player card effects.

Travel: Each player searches the encounter deck and discard pile for a Wight enemy and puts it into play engaged with him. Shuffle the encounter deck.

It was shapeless and yet significant: like a landmark, or a guarding finger, or more like a warning.
–The Fellowship of the Ring

Fog on the Barrow-downs (x1)
4
4
Ruins. Downs.

Immune to player card effects.

Travel: The first player searches the encounter deck, discard pile and victory display a Great Barrow and adds it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.

He had passed between them almost before he was aware: and even as he did so darkness seemed to fall round him. –The Fellowship of the Ring

Fog on the Barrow-downs (x5/x3)
1
1
Ruins. Downs.

Peril.

Immune to player card effects. The players cannot travel here.

Forced: After Great Barrow enters the staging area, remove each character you control from the quest and create your own staging area. Then advance to a separate stage 4A by yourself.

Fog on the Barrow-downs (x3/x2)
X
4
Ruins. Downs.

X is 1 plus the number of facedown cards under this location.

Forced: After Ancient Barrow enters play, each player places an ally he controls facedown under this location. When Ancient Barrow leaves play as an explored location, return each ally under this location to its owner's hand.

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 Attack and +1 Defense 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

Trouble in Tharbad Nightmare (x3)
2
5
City. Ruins.

While City of Spies is in the staging area, it gains:"Forced: When you commit a character to the quest, raise your threat by 1. This effect does not stack with other copies of City of Spies."