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A Chosen Path: "Don't Leave the Path!"
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Yesterday, 11:54 PM by crx3800

I've had to fight that spider twice far too many times....

Shadow of Fear
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Yesterday, 11:53 PM by crx3800

You only have to meet requirements while attaching. Because he was a ranger when you attached it, it will stay. In the same way a Song of Wisdom can allow me to put a Burning Brand on that character. If I lose the Song of Wisdom later, I don't lose the Burning Brand.

Shadow of Fear
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Yesterday, 01:52 PM by slothgodfather

Correct.   Since the card doesn't say "except traits" like a few other blanking cards do, it would remove traits and abilities.  That does also mean if a card must be attached to a Ranger character, and they become blank, then that attachment would be discarded.

Steward of Gondor
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Yesterday, 01:50 PM by slothgodfather

Absolutely.  You are essentially playing a 2 player game, so the standard rules still apply.  Remember it is unique, so the players as a group can only have 1 in play at a time.

A Chosen Path: "Don't Leave the Path!"
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Yesterday, 12:52 PM by alucardu

This card is also why it's a good reason to try and put off fighting Ungoliant's Spawn (Core) if at all possible. You can use Denethor (Core) to try and find it and move it to the bottom of the Encounter deck, or engage it and then use a Forest Snare (Core) to keep it tied up until you're ready to finish it for the quest. Otherwise, just keep your Threat low and work around it in the staging area. If it somehow gets used for a Shadow card, you could potentially use Shadow of the Past (RtM) to get it back.

 

You can search the discard pile for a spidercard. So you can bring Ungoliant's Spawn (Core) back from there right?

Steward of Gondor
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Yesterday, 10:19 AM by Giumangi

Hi guys I have a question, maybe a silly one. In a two handed game is it possible to attach SoG to the other player hero? Thanks.

Stand and Fight
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Yesterday, 10:15 AM by Giumangi

Thanks for the clarification.

Stand and Fight
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Yesterday, 12:02 AM by crx3800

essentially making it cheaper to play from your discard rather than from your hand.

Stand and Fight
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Mar 26 2015 11:10 PM by OKTarg
They are speaking about this card in conjunction with A Good Meal. Stand and fight won't reduce costs on its own, you are correct.
Shadow of Fear
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Mar 26 2015 07:31 PM by Iliamel

What's the definition of the text Box.

Would a Ranger, Noble, Dwarf lose it's Trait?

Stand and Fight
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Mar 26 2015 12:25 PM by Giumangi

If it does work, I feel a new love for this card. I've always held back on allies such as Elfhelm, Norther Trackers and Damrod because of their costs. Drop them by 2 and they become much more attractive.

 

Maybe I'm mistaken but the cost of Stand and Fight should't be equal to the cost of the ally you put in play? I also saw in other forums people speak of the card as it reduces cost for allies, but I cannot understand why.

Striking Tentacle
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Mar 23 2015 05:38 AM by Xaron91

Here's a list of the ways of handling this enemy if it was just revealed by the encounter deck given the time that the adventure pack came out

 

1. Destroy the fiend before it can make an attack by using any combination of 

Sneak Attack + Gandalf/Descendant of Thorondor  
Questing with Thalin, Swift Strike, Quick Strike, Gondorian Spearman, Rain of Arrows, Beorning Beekeeper, Infighting 

 

2. Not allow this enemy to attack with either a feint/ thicket of spears

 

3. Have a hero that can handle an undefended attack from striking tentacle  

a. Heroes with 5+ health (Aragorn, Gimli, Glorfindel, Boromir, Dain Ironfoot)

b. Boost a heroes health with citadel plate above the 4 health threshold

c. Frodo Baggins can take any amount of damage as threat once per phase.

Striking Tentacle
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Mar 22 2015 08:35 PM by mrcclassical

Every time this card shows up I know I am losing a hero. Other than making sure I have a Feint/Quick Strike in hand is there any other way of dealing with these guys?

Leaf Brooch
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Mar 20 2015 06:37 PM by crx3800
Unfortunately not. There is no sphere match to make.
Leaf Brooch
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Mar 20 2015 04:24 PM by WraithBand

I have a question about this card.

Does leaf brooch works with neutral events like white council?

 

http://www.cardgamed...e-council-r1137

Stand and Fight
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Mar 19 2015 03:34 AM by crx3800

If it does work, I feel a new love for this card. I've always held back on allies such as Elfhelm, Norther Trackers and Damrod because of their costs. Drop them by 2 and they become much more attractive.

Stand and Fight
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Mar 17 2015 02:53 PM by slothgodfather

I see no reason it wouldn't work.

Stand and Fight
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Mar 16 2015 05:18 PM by crx3800
Is there any reason I can't modify this cost through Leaf Brooch or Good Meal?
Sneak Attack
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Mar 14 2015 11:58 AM by Xaron91

Yes, there is a action window at the beginning of the questing phase where you can choose any ally from your hand and "put it into play" and commit them to the quest.  Alternatively you can play sneak attack during the combat phase, and this ally could attack or defend. Allies like Gandalf and Elrond have responses that read "After _____ enters play" and you can also trigger their response to perform one of their special actions after playing them with sneak attack.  Allies such as Galadriel and Fili/Kili have responses which read "After you play ____ from your hand" which do not trigger with sneak attack (the distinction is Putting into play from your hand rather than playing from your hand).  Yes, as long as the ally is still in play at the end of the phase it goes back to your hand including Gandalf, Elrond, and Galadriel (which does negate the discard at the end of the round).

Sneak Attack
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Mar 14 2015 06:51 AM by bdavis96
Is it legal to use sneak attack at the beginning of the quest phase or combat phase to bring in gandalf, elrond, or galadriel to use their special ability plus quest or combat and then put them back in your hand at the end of the phase and that negates the discard at end of round?


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