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Lord of the Rings LCG


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Recent Card Discussion
Piercing Cry
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Yesterday, 02:54 PM by TheNameWasTaken

Is there a hide test when a Black Rider enters play by this effect, or does the lack of 'reveal' in the wording means no hide test?

Westfold Outrider
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Yesterday, 02:37 PM by slothgodfather

The outrider can definitely engage enemies that cannot be "optionally engaged".  

Shadow of the Past
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Jul 05 2015 10:57 PM by Lecitadin

True, those cars Are out of play, according to the rulebook, so... we can play that card!! YEAH! Thank you!

Shadow of the Past
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Jul 05 2015 07:46 PM by TheNameWasTaken

However, cards in the discard pile are out of play, and I don't think card text matters for an out-of-play card unless it's an effect that activates from an out-of-play state. This should be the same as using Fortune or Fate to return Beorn from your discard pile (which, according to the comments thread for that card you can do).

Shadow of the Past
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Jul 05 2015 04:19 PM by ShaolinCowboy

This card targets the top card of the encounter discard pile, not the encounter deck. But I'm pretty confident that you could not use it to target a card in the encounter discard pile that is "Immune to player card effects," because you would be directly targeting the card that is immune to player card effects (see the official FAQ for more on this). 

 

That is my understanding of "Immune to player card effects".

Dwarven Tomb
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Jul 05 2015 04:18 PM by ShaolinCowboy

Use with Will of the West (Core) for infinite deck rejuvenation; particularly useful for those decks that draw 5-10 cards per round.

 

The errata changed Will of the West to where the card is taken out of the game once it is used so the scenario you described is probably not likely.

Sneak Attack
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Jul 05 2015 03:46 PM by Lecitadin

Yeah, I know... my example was with a deck that did not have a tactic hero in mind.

Shadow of the Past
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Jul 05 2015 03:45 PM by Lecitadin

That,s what I thought. Thanks! (and I corrected my post, thanks again!)

Bilbo Baggins
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Jul 05 2015 03:44 PM by ShaolinCowboy

I like the artwork on the card and I really want to like this hero, but the 1 willpower is a bummer for solo play. I wish he had 2 will and maybe another HP, and to balance him out change his ability to be a card draw every other round or give him the ability of Expert Treasure-Hunter built into his card, which would kind of go with the theme as well. His willpower hurts. I guess you could hope to put Protector of Lorien on him. Kind of wish it didn't come to that though.

Shadow of the Past
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Jul 05 2015 08:34 AM by TwiceBorn

This card targets the top card of the encounter discard pile, not the encounter deck. But I'm pretty confident that you could not use it to target a card in the encounter discard pile that is "Immune to player card effects," because you would be directly targeting the card that is immune to player card effects (see the official FAQ for more on this). 

Sneak Attack
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Jul 05 2015 07:52 AM by TheNameWasTaken

You can also use any ally that is from a sphere you don,t currently use (like sneak attacking with tactics Beorn when playing Spirit and Lore spheres, to destroy an enemy). 

 

True in general, but your specific example won't work - you'll have to be playing Leadership in order to be able to play Sneak Attack at all.

Shadow of the Past
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Jul 04 2015 08:43 PM by Lecitadin

If the top card of the encounter discard pile has an "Immune to player card effects", can you still play this?

Sneak Attack
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Jul 04 2015 05:30 PM by Lecitadin

You can also use any ally that is from a sphere you don,t currently use (like sneak attacking with tactics Beorn when playing Spirit and Lore spheres, to destroy an enemy). 

Halbarad
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Jul 03 2015 10:39 PM by ShaolinCowboy

Put Blood of Numenor on him and watch Halbarad quest and defend.

Sneak Attack
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Jul 03 2015 03:17 PM by ShaolinCowboy

I stand corrected. Interesting. I might have to use that trick sometime.

Hobbit Pony
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Jul 03 2015 02:52 PM by Lecitadin

How many LCG do you know that have cool ponies? I love this card.

Westfold Outrider
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Jul 02 2015 11:14 PM by ShaolinCowboy

I imagine this card would be able to get Goblin Sniper out of the staging area in Journey Along the Anduin?

Ever Onward
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Jul 02 2015 03:24 PM by Lecitadin

Tis card is super powerful (gives you a free turn, you can play it and not quest at all) and is totally underused.

Sneak Attack
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Jul 02 2015 03:24 PM by Lecitadin

You have to Sneak Attack Gandalf BEFORE committing characters to questing.

Saruman
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Jul 02 2015 01:27 PM by ShaolinCowboy

One use I could see for Saruman is he could help with the pesky Gladden Marshlands in Nightmare Journey Along the Anduin. Play Saruman with a Sneak Attack to cancel the threat from Gladden Marshlands, then travel to it and get it out of the staging area for next round.



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