Assault on Osgiliath with Mono-Tactics 1 & 2 – October 19, 2019


Going from one of my favorite scenarios to one of my least favorite.


Hero (3)
Beregond (Heirs of Númenor)
Éowyn (The Flame of the West)
Legolas (Core Set)

Ally (24)
2x Beechbone (The Battle of Carn Dûm)
2x Bofur (Over Hill and Under Hill)
3x Defender of Rammas (Heirs of Númenor)
3x Derndingle Warrior (Escape from Mount Gram)
3x Dúnedain Hunter (The Lost Realm)
3x Eagles of the Misty Mountains (Return to Mirkwood)
2x Gandalf (Core Set)
3x Honour Guard (The Wastes of Eriador)
3x Knights of the Swan (The Steward’s Fear)

Attachment (17)
2x Arod (The Treason of Saruman)
3x Dagger of Westernesse (The Black Riders)
3x Favor of the Valar (The Battle of Carn Dûm)
3x Gondorian Shield (The Steward’s Fear)
3x Rivendell Blade (Road to Rivendell)
3x Secret Vigil (The Lost Realm)

Event (9)
3x Feint (Core Set)
3x Foe-hammer (Over Hill and Under Hill)
3x Hands Upon the Bow (Shadow and Flame)

3 Heroes, 50 Cards
Cards up to The Flame of the West

Play by Play 1

Starting hand: ArodDagger of WesternesseGandalfKnights of the Swan, and a couple of cards I forgot.

Basically scooped this game after round 1 had 2 Southron Phalanx engage, shadow gave 1 an extra attack and undefended second attack knocked out a hero.

Play by Play 2

Stating hand: BofurHonour GuardKnights of the SwanDerndingle WarriorRivendell Blade, and Defender of Rammas.

Turn 1: Beechbone drawn. Play Rivendell Blade on Legolas. Play Defender of Rammas. Eowyn quests for 4. The Power of Mordor revealed raising threat by 3 to 31. Starting location and enemy shuffled back into encounter deck and Ruined Square and Haradrim Elite replace them. Haradrim Elite attacks and is defended by Defender of Rammas. Shadow has no effect and no damage dealt. No threat gained from questing (4 threat vs 4 willpower). Travel to Ruined Square. Haradrim Elite engages and attacks. Beregond defends and shadow adds 3 atrack dealing 3 damage to Beregond. Legolas attacks dealing 3 damage to the Elite. Refresh and threat is 32. Almost won on round 1.

Turn 2: Eagles of the Misty Mountains drawn. Play Honour Guardand Knights of the Swan. No one sent to the quest. Uruk Soldier added to the staging area. Threat increases to 33 for questing unsuccessfully. Uruk soldier engages. Elite attacks and Defender of Rammas defends, shadow says elite attacks again after, and no damage dealt. Knights of the Swan defend the second attack, no shadow but knights die. Honour Guard defends the soldier’s attack and dies despite no shadow effect. Legolas attacks and kills Harad Elite placing 3 progress on ruined square to explore it. I win at the end of the round as I control the only Osgilith location in play.

Score: 33 threat + 2 rounds * 10 + 3 damage on Beregond = 56

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