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|Platforms||Paper, LotR-O, GEMP, mLOTRO, Tabletop Simulator, Lackey, gccg|
The final set in King Block, Mount Doom was a rockier time for the game and, unbeknownst at the time, a glimpse into the tumultuous era ahead. Along with Aggression (8C1) from Siege of Gondor, 4 cards were added to the X-list in the week before and month after its release directly because of interactions it caused -- the most during the time of any expansion set. Treebeard, Keeper of the Watchwood (10R18) and Base of Mindolluin (10U117) were the first cards to cause pre-emptive bans, adding Steadfast Champion (7U49) and Gondorian Captain (7C96) respectively to the X-list due to loops that could occur in Movie Block. Mordor Fiend (10C91) holds the distinction of the fastest ban in the game's history (one day after the set was released) for yet another loop while Memories of Darkness (10U2) clocked in less than a month later as the second-fastest ban for enabling various abuses including loops. While not banned during the time of Mount Doom, the set's infamous Galadriel, Lady Redeemed (10R11) did not trail far behind and was banned shortly after Shadows.