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Ancient Mathom


Ancient Mathom
Type: Attachment Sphere: Spirit
Cost: 1
Mathom.
Attach to a location.
Response: After attached location is explored, the first player draws 3 cards.

The Mathom-house it was called; for anything that Hobbits had no immediate use for, but were unwilling to throw away, they called a mathom. Their dwellings were apt to become rather crowded with mathoms... - The Fellowship of the Ring
Set: AJtR Number: 56
Quantity: 3
Illustrator: Anna Mohrbacher


3 Comments

One resource for a three card draw is fantastic, especially in the strong questing Spirit sphere. It's not restricted so put multiple Mathoms on the same location for a big draw.
And if Asfaloth (FoS) is in play (especially on Glorfindel (Core) or Glorfindel (FoS)), it's realistic to explore a location in the planning phase and use the drawn cards immediately.
This is a great way to give card draw to tactics players. Timing can be tricky however, to ensure that you clear the location when the tactics player is the first player.

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