Gandalf, Manager of Wizards (7R37)

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Gandalf, Manager of Wizards (7R37) is a Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Companion from the Return of the King set.

Collection Info
Title Gandalf
Subtitle Manager of Wizards
Unique Yes
Collectible Yes
Set 7 - Return of the King
Rarity R - Rare
Card Number 37
Language EN - English
Revision 0
Gameplay Info
Playable Yes
Culture Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf
Side Free Peoples
Card Type Companion
Race Wizard
Twilight Cost 4
Strength 7
Vitality 4
Signet Theoden
Game Text Skirmish: Place 3 cards from hand on top of your draw deck to make a minion skirmishing an unbound companion strength –3. Any Shadow player may place 3 cards from his or her hand on top of his or her draw deck to prevent this.
Translations
DE - German


Game Text Kampf: Lege 3 Karten aus deiner Hand oben auf dein Spieldeck, um einem Diener, der gegen einen nicht-verbundenen Gefährten kämpft, Stärke -3 zu geben. Ein beliebiger Schattenspieler darf 3 Karten aus seiner Hand oben auf sein Spieldeck legen, um dies zu verhindern.
FR - French
IT - Italian


Technical Info
Wiki Base Card ID LOTR-EN07S037.0
TLHH ID LOTR07037
GEMP ID 7_37
LOTRO Hex ID 65 FE AC 06
LOTRO Image ID 07_037


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Alternate Personas[edit]

Portrait Name Game Text
Gandalf, Friend of the Shirefolk (1R72) Gandalf is strength +1 for each of these races you can spot in the fellowship: Hobbit, Dwarf, Elf, and Man.
Gandalf, The Grey Wizard (1P364) Fellowship: Exert Gandalf to play a companion who has the Gandalf signet. The twilight cost of that companion is -2.
Gandalf, The Grey Pilgrim (2P122) At the start of each of your turns, you may draw a card.
Gandalf, Greyhame (4R89) Fellowship: If the twilight pool has fewer than 2 twilight tokens, add Twilight 2.svg to play a character from your discard pile.
Gandalf, The White Wizard (4C90) While you can spot 3 twilight tokens, Gandalf is strength +3.
Gandalf, Mithrandir (6R30) Damage +1. Each time the fellowship moves, wound Gandalf.
Gandalf, Defender of the West (7C36) While you cannot spot 3 companions of the same culture, Gandalf is strength –2.
Gandalf, Leader of Men (8R15) When Gandalf is in your starting fellowship, his twilight cost is -2.
Gandalf, Leader of the Company (11S33) While Gandalf is in region 1, each other companion is strength +2. While Gandalf is in region 2, each companion is strength +1. While Gandalf is in region 3, he is strength +2.
Gandalf, The White Rider (12R27) Skirmish: If Gandalf is not assigned to a skirmish, exert him and another unbound companion skirmishing a minion to make Gandalf strength +3 and have him replace that companion in that skirmish.
Gandalf, Bearer of Obligation (13R33) While Gandalf is the Ring-bearer, each time the fellowship moves, add 3 burdens unless you spot 2 other companions and discard 2 Culture Gandalf.svg cards from hand.
Gandalf, Powerful Guide (15R29) To play, spot 2 Hobbits.

Each time you play a spell, you may add a burden to wound a minion.

At the start of each skirmish involving Gandalf, you may draw a card and then discard a card from your hand.

Gandalf, Returned (17R17) When you play Gandalf (except in your starting fellowship), you may play a Culture Gandalf.svg possession on him from your draw deck or discard pile.

Each time Gandalf wins a skirmish, you may reinforce a Free Peoples token.

Gandalf, Wise Guide (19P8) Fellowship.

Response: If an event is played, exert Gandalf twice to cancel that event.

Gandalf, Stormcrow (0P64)
Gandalf, Stormcrow (0D17) Damage +3. Defender +3. Skirmish: Exert Gandalf to make a companion strength +1.
Gandalf, Stormcrow (0W17)
Gandalf, Returned (0W32) When you play Gandalf (except in your starting fellowship), you may play a Culture Gandalf.svg possession on him from your draw deck or discard pile.

Each time Gandalf wins a skirmish, you may reinforce a Free Peoples token.

Gandalf, Powerful Guide (0W38) To play, spot 2 Hobbits.

Each time you play a spell, you may add a burden to wound a minion.

At the start of each skirmish involving Gandalf, you may draw a card and then discard a card from your hand.

Gandalf, Olorin (V1_14) At the start of your fellowship phase, you may spot 2 Culture Elven.svg allies and exert Gandalf to shuffle a Culture Gandalf.svg or Culture Elven.svg card from your discard pile into your draw deck.

While you can spot 3 Culture Elven.svg allies, Gandalf is strength +2.

While you can spot Elrond, Galadriel, and Celeborn, Gandalf is strength +2.​

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