Marsh

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Marsh[edit]

Marsh is an Unloaded Keyword appearing on Sites. It has few synergies, and is primarily used for tentacles and the Watcher.


List of Cards with the Marsh Keyword[edit]

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Midgewater Marshes (1U332)LOTR-EN01S332.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Marsh. Each time a Hobbit moves to Midgewater Marshes, that Hobbit must exert.
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Moria Lake (1C346)LOTR-EN01S346.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Marsh. When the fellowship moves to Moria Lake, Frodo or 2 other companions must exert.
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Dammed Gate-stream (11U235)LOTR-EN11S235.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Marsh. At the start of your fellowship phase, you may play a Culture Gollum.svg Free Peoples card from your draw deck.
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Expanding Marshland (11S238)LOTR-EN11S238.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Marsh. Shadow: If the total number of minions and twilight tokens is 3 or fewer, play a minion at twilight cost –3.
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Mere of Dead Faces (11U246)LOTR-EN11S246.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Marsh. Regroup: Exert your Gollum or your Sméagol to play the fellowship's next site.
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Neekerbreekers’ Bog (11S249)LOTR-EN11S249.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Marsh. When the fellowship moves to here, heal each character who has resistance 5 or more and exert each other character.
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Doors of Durin (13U190)LOTR-EN13S190.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Marsh. Each companion of a race that has the most companions is strength –1 until the regroup phase.​


List of Cards that Interact with the Marsh Keyword[edit]

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Sméagol, Scout and Guide (11R51)LOTR-EN11S051.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Companion Ring-bound. To play, add a burden.

Each time Sméagol wins a skirmish, you may play the fellowship's next site.

Skirmish: If Sméagol is at a marsh, exert him to cancel a skirmish involving him.

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Evil-smelling Fens (5U22)LOTR-EN05S022.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Condition Plays to your support area.

Each site on the adventure path is a marsh.

Shadow: Exert Gollum twice and discard this condition to play a minion from your discard pile.

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Dark Places (2C55)LOTR-EN02S055.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Condition Each unique Culture Moria.svg minion is strength +1.

Shadow: Spot an opponent’s site to replace it with your marsh or underground site of the same number.

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Foul Tentacle (2C58)LOTR-EN02S058.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Minion • Creature Tentacle.

When you play this minion, you may play a tentacle from your draw deck.

This minion may not bear possessions and is discarded if not at a marsh.

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Huge Tentacle (2R66)LOTR-EN02S066.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Minion • Creature Tentacle. Damage +1.

When you play this minion, you may play Watcher in the Water from your draw deck.

This minion may not bear possessions and is discarded if not at a marsh.

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Watcher in the Water, Keeper of Westgate (2R73)LOTR-EN02S073.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Minion • Creature Damage +1. While you can spot Watcher in the Water, discard all other minions (except tentacles). Each tentacle is strength +2 and damage +1. This minion may not bear possessions and is discarded if not at a marsh.
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Reaching Tentacle (19P19)LOTR-EN19S019.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Minion • Creature Tentacle.

This minion cannot bear possessions. Discard this minion from play if not at a marsh.

This minion is strength +1 for each tentacle you spot.

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Strong Tentacle (19P20)LOTR-EN19S020.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Minion • Creature Tentacle.

This minion cannot bear possessions. Discard this minion from play if not at a marsh.

This minion is strength +1 for each tentacle you spot.

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Watcher in the Water, Many-Tentacled Creature (19P21)LOTR-EN19S021.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Minion • Creature Discard all other minions (except tentacles). Watcher in the Water cannot bear possessions.

The fellowship’s current site gains marsh.

Shadow: Play a tentacle from your discard pile.​




Unloaded Keywords
Race [Raceless] Balrog Creature Dwarf Elf Ent Half-troll Hobbit Maia
Man Nazgûl Orc Spider Tree Troll Uruk-hai Wizard Wraith
Site Battleground Dwelling Forest Marsh Mountain Plains River Underground
General Besieger Corsair Easterling Engine Fellowship Fortification Knight Machine Pipeweed
Ranger Ring-bound Search Southron Spell Stealth Tale Tentacle Tracker
Twilight [Unbound] Valiant Villager Weather Warg-rider