Gondorian Captain (7C96)

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Gondorian Captain (7C96) is a Gondor Companion from the Return of the King set.

Collection Info
Title Gondorian Captain
Unique No
Collectible Yes
Notes Lists: MXL
Set 7 - Return of the King
Rarity C - Common
Card Number 96
Language EN - English
Revision 0
Gameplay Info
Playable Yes
Culture Gondor
Side Free Peoples
Card Type Companion
Race Man
Twilight Cost 2
Strength 6
Vitality 3
Game Text Knight.

Fellowship: Discard a fortification to remove a threat.

DE - German
Card Name Gondorischer Hauptmann
Game Text Ritter.

Gemeinschaft: Lege eine Befestigung ab, um eine Bedrohung zu entfernen.

FR - French
IT - Italian

Technical Info
Wiki Base Card ID LOTR-EN07S096.0
GEMP ID 7_96
LOTRO Hex ID 60 02 AD 06
LOTRO Image ID 07_096


A cheap filler unit that is only remembered for a broken combo. While Gondorian Captain was fine when it came out, three sets later Base of Mindolluin was released which produced an infinite loop: use the Captain to discard a fortification, remove a threat, then use Base of Mindolluin to add a threat to play a fortification from the draw deck, then use Captain to get rid of it, ad nauseum. So long as the player went second and allowed their opponent to move to site 3 first, upon arrival this broken combo could be used to filter the entire Free Peoples side out of your deck, assuming you filled it with nothing but fortifications, thus allowing five full hands of Shadow cards.

Needless to say when the combo was discovered, Gondorian Captain was put on the Movie Block X-List, since he had no real use besides the infinite loop.

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