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Elrond's Counsel

  • jsalais, Villbasse and Thror like this
Elrond's Counsel
Type: Event Sphere: Spirit
Cost: 0

Action: If you control a unique Noldor character, give another character +1 [Willpower] until the end of the phase and lower your threat by 3.

"Believe rather that it is so ordered that we, who sit here, and none others, must now find counsel for the peril of the world." - Elrond, The Fellowship of the Ring
Set: TWitW Number: 59
Quantity: 3
Illustrator: Anthony Palumbo


One of the most efficient threat-reduction cards in the game, and a bonus to questing too?

    • OrionM42X and Cryptid like this

When it says "If you control a unique Noldor character", it means that the character is in your deck or in your hand, if it's a Noldor ally?

May 19 2015 01:44 PM

You can only play this card if there is a Noldor character in play and under your control. "Control" always refers to cards that are in play, never in your deck or hand.

May 19 2015 03:48 PM

Since it doesn't specificy between "ally" or "hero" like some cards do, this works for any unique Noldor character (ally or hero) that you might control.  But they do have to be in play.

    • Cryptid likes this

OK, thanks a lot!

Yep Arwen is a solid way to use this card if you may not be using Glorfindel or Galadriel.

    • jsalais likes this

When I am playing secrecy, I am sad that the willpower boost last only until the end of the phase. So you use it to lower your threat below 20 for Resourceful and then the willpower bonus is a waste. But this is only a nitpick on otherwise great card! 

May 21 2015 11:37 AM

Same here when playing with Herugrim - can get questing or damage, but not both. 

Jun 11 2017 11:59 PM

A must-have for Noldor-themed decks.

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