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Type: Hero Sphere: Lore
Threat Threshold: 6
Willpower: 2 Attack: 1 Defense: 1 Hit Points: 2
Each enemy in play gets +1 engagement cost for each Hobbit hero you control.
Response: After you engage an enemy with a engagement cost higher than your threat, draw a card.

"We hobbits ought to stick together, and we will." - The Fellowship of the Ring
Set: TBR Number: 4
Quantity: 1
Illustrator: Alexandre Dainche


So, you can draw a card for each enemy, with higer engagement cost, that you engage with, am I right?

Yes. Just like Sam can gain his +1's for each enemy engaged even if engaged at the same time.

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I have a timing question. Do you count the engagement cost at the time you declare you are engaging, or do you count it after it has already become engaged with you (since that is when you trigger the ability).

This matters for Halbarad who boosts the engagement cost of things engaged to you. If you count it when you declare you are engaging then if player A has Halabarad and player B finds a way to engage that enemy (e.g Tactics Aragorn) then B can count Halbarad's buff for the card draw. Otoh if Player A controls both Pippin and Halbarad then Halbarad would not kick in until after the response had already checked threat and triggered or failed to trigger.

If you count it as triggering after the enemy already counts as engaged with you and then you check Halbarad, then you don't get the card draw in the first example, but now you do in the second.
Oct 29 2016 03:26 AM

The same question comes up with Sam Gamgee, and the consensus position seems to be that you check the engagement cost during the Response window rather than remembering its engagement cost from when you declare the engagement. And since the passive effect of Halbarad increases the threat prior to the Response window being open, you can use the higher engagement cost when evaluating the trigger.

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