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Trouble in Tharbad

Trouble in Tharbad

Ennemi

Bellach's Hunter (ennemi - Trouble in Tharbad - 2)

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Orc. Spy.

While a player controls 5 or more allies, Bellach's Hunter gets -20 engagement cost.
Forced: When Bellach's Hunter engages a player, that player must either remove all time counters from the current quest or deal 5 damage to a hero he controls.

Orc Seeker (ennemi - Trouble in Tharbad - 3)

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Orc.

When Revealed: Either reduce each player's threat elimination level by 2, or Orc Seeker engages the first player and makes an immediate attack.

Shadow: Reduce each player's threat elimination level by 2 (5 instead if undefended).

Blood Hound (ennemi - Trouble in Tharbad - 4)

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Creature.

Forced: When Blood Hound engages you, raise your threat by 5.

Shadow: Either raise your threat by 10, or attacking enemy makes an additional attack against you after this one.

Lieu

City of Spies (lieu - Trouble in Tharbad - 5)

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City. Ruins.

While City of Spies is in the staging area, it gains: « Forced: When you commit a character to the quest, raise your threat by 1. This effect does not stack with other copies of City of Spies. »

Dark Pathway (lieu - Trouble in Tharbad - 6)

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City.

While Dark Pathway is the active location, the first treachery card without the printed surge keyword revealed during the quest phase gains surge.

Shadow: Either remove 1 time counter from the current quest or treat this attack as undefended.

Traîtrise

Waylaid by Agents (traîtrise - Trouble in Tharbad - 7)

When Revealed: Each player must choose: either remove 1 time counter from the quest or discard an ally he controls from play. Then, if any player's threat is 20 or less, Waylaid by Agents gains doomed 3.

Shadow: Attacking enemy gets +1attaque(+3attaqueinstead if your threat is 20 or less).

Tharbad Patrol (traîtrise - Trouble in Tharbad - 8)

Surge.
When Revealed: Attach Tharbad Patrol to a non-unique location in the staging area without a copy of Tharbad Patrol attached. (Counts as a Condition attachment with the text: « Forced: After the players travel to attached location, each player must discard the top 2 cards from the encounter deck and engage each enemy he discarded in this way. »)

Préparation

Trouble in Tharbad (préparation - Trouble in Tharbad - 1)

You are playing Nightmare mode.

Setup: Raise each player's starting threat by 5.

Progress cannot be placed on Crossing at Tharbad while Bellach is in play.

The houses looked large and strange to them, Sam stared up at the inn with its three storeys and many windows, and felt his heart sink. - The Fellowship of the Ring

Begin with the standard quest deck and encounter deck for Trouble in Tharbad scenario.

Remove the following cards, in the specified quantities, from the standard encounter deck:

  • 1x Orc Hunter
  • 2x Orc Skirmisher
  • 2x Tharbad Hideout
  • 2x Hidden Alleyway
  • 1x Decrepit Rooftops
  • 2x Orc Hunting Party

Then, shuffle the encounter cards in this Nightmare Deck into the remainder of the standard Trouble in Tharbad encounter deck.

Finally, flip this setup card over and place it next to the quest deck. Its effects remain active throughout the game, which is now ready to begin.

Playing Tip: There are many effects in the nightmare version of Trouble in Tharbad that reduce the players' threat elimination level. It may be helpful to use a separate threat tracker or pen and paper to track the players' threat elimination level.