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Favor of the Valar

Favor of the Valar
Type: Attachment Sphere: Neutral
Cost: 3
Attach to a player’s threat dial. Limit 1 per player.
Forced: When you would be eliminated by reaching your threat elimination level, instead discard Favor of the Valar and reduce your threat to 5 less than your threat elimination level. You are not eliminated.

“...their hearts were lifted up in such a hope as they had not known since the darkness came out of the East…” —The Return of the King
Set: The Battle of Carn Dûm Number: 124
Quantity: 3
Illustrator: Matthew Cowdery


This this looks like kinda a crazy card. A final resort. Cool.

Jul 14 2018 12:59 AM

It's a solid threat reduction card that anyone can include. It has decent cost to threat effect, but doesn't really help to avoid engagements or keep you in secrecy the way most other threat reduction could, it just stops you losing.

This makes it almost exclusively a late game card, so having only 1 or 2 in your deck makes sense.

People who play Core Gandalf, but mostly use his threat reduction power could consider this as a viable alternative.


And whenever I play Gandalf Hero I bring along these and Keen as Lances for anyone with Core Gandalf to choose a hot-swap, as they seem to be the least destabilizing generic alternatives.

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