Mountain

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Mountain[edit]

Mountain is an Unloaded Keyword appearing on Sites. It is not often used, but typically synergises with Dwarves and the [gollum] culture.


List of Cards with the Mountain Keyword[edit]

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Pass of Caradhras (1U348)LOTR-EN01S348.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Shadow: Spot a Culture Isengard.svg minion to play a weather card from your draw deck (limit 1 per turn).
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Ered Nimrais (4U343)LOTR-EN04S343.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. The twilight cost of each companion and ally played at Ered Nimrais is +3.
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White Mountains (4U345)LOTR-EN04S345.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. When the fellowship moves to White Mountains, Théoden or 2 companions must exert.
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Barazinbar (11S229)LOTR-EN11S229.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. At the start of your fellowship phase, you may exert a Dwarf to play a Culture Dwarven.svg possession from your draw deck.
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Crags of Emyn Muil (11S234)LOTR-EN11S234.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. If this site is in region 2 when the fellowship moves from it during the regroup phase, wound each companion.
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Pinnacle of Zirakzigil (11S255)LOTR-EN11S255.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. At the start of your fellowship phase, you may exert 3 companions to play a Wizard from your dead pile.
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Watch-tower of Cirith Ungol (11S262)LOTR-EN11S262.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site 'Mountain.'Maneuver: Exert your Culture Orc.svg minion to discard a card at random from the Free Peoples player's hand.
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Emyn Muil (12S187)LOTR-EN12S187.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Maneuver: Remove Twilight 2.svg and exert your minion that is not fierce to make that minion fierce until the regroup phase.
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Slopes of Orodruin (12U192)LOTR-EN12S192.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Shadow: Remove Twilight 2.svg and discard 2 Free Peoples cards from hand to draw a card.
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Starkhorn (12U193)LOTR-EN12S193.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Each time your Dwarf wins a skirmish, you may draw a card.
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Redhorn Pass (13U194)LOTR-EN13S194.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Culture tokens cannot be added, removed, or reinforced.
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Mount Doom (15R193)LOTR-EN15S193.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Battleground. Mountain. Underground. Until the end of the game, sites in this region cannot be replaced.
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Doorway to Doom (18U134)LOTR-EN18S134.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. When the fellowship moves to this site, each player wounds two of his or her characters.
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Foot of Mount Doom (18U135)LOTR-EN18S135.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Each card that is about to be placed into the discard pile is removed from the game instead.
Erebor (30S55)HDG-EN30S055.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. River. Shadow: Exert 2 minions and spot 6 companions to draw 2 cards.
Smaug's Den (30S56)HDG-EN30S056.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Underground. Shadow: Play Smaug from your draw deck or discard pile.
Battle of the Five Armies (30S57)HDG-EN30S057.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Battleground. Shadow: Remove 2 doubts to play a minion from your discard pile (except Smaug).
Dale (30FP64)HDG-EN30S064.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Regroup: Spot your minion and 6 companions to make the fellowship move again this turn (if the move limit allows).
Ravenhill (30FP65)HDG-EN30S065.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Maneuver: Remove your minion from the game to play a minion from your discard pile. Its twilight cost is -2.
Thrór's Throne (31HE47)HDG-EN31S047.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Underground. If you cannot spot the [Dwarven] Arkenstone, the twilight cost of each minion is -1.
Secret Door (32HF48)HDG-EN32S048.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. While you can spot Thrór's Key, the Shadow number of Secret Door is -3.
Northern Slopes (32HB49)HDG-EN32S049.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Battleground. Shadow: Exert a [Dwarven] character for each Shadow culture you can spot (limit once per turn).
Wooded Steep Cliff (32FP64)HDG-EN32S064.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Mountain. Forest. When the fellowship moves to Wooded Steep Cliff, Thorin or 2 other companions must exert.​


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

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Axe of Khazad-dûm (11U3)LOTR-EN11S003.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Possession • Hand Weapon Bearer must be a Dwarf.

While bearer is at a mountain site, he is Damage +1.

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Mountain Homestead (11U12)LOTR-EN11S012.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Condition • Support Area To play, spot 2 Dwarf companions.

While the fellowship is at a mountain site, each Dwarf is strength +2.

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Durability (12C4)LOTR-EN12S004.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Event • Skirmish Make a Dwarf strength +2. Then, if that Dwarf is at a battleground or mountain site, draw a card.
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His Father’s Charge (12C8)LOTR-EN12S008.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Condition • Support Area Skirmish: Discard this condition to make a Dwarf strength +1 for each of the following that is true: he is at a mountain or underground site; he has resistance 3 or more; he is bearing a possession; he is skirmishing a fierce minion.
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Subterranean Homestead (13R8)LOTR-EN13S008.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Condition • Support Area To play, exert 2 Dwarves.

When you play this, add a Culture Dwarven.svg token here for each mountain site and each underground site on the adventure path.

Skirmish: Discard this from play or remove 2 tokens from here to make a Shadow player discard the top card of his or her draw deck.

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Thorin's Harp (18C3)LOTR-EN18S003.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Condition • Support Area Tale.

Maneuver: Exert a Culture Dwarven.svg companion to make the fellowship's current site gain mountain until the regroup phase.

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Safe Passage (11R50)LOTR-EN11S050.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Condition • Support Area When you play this condition, name forest, mountain, plains, or river. Each time the fellowship moves to a site that has the named keyword, you may exert Gollum or Sméagol to remove Twilight 4.svg.
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Gondorian Steed (12U49)LOTR-EN12S049.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Mount Bearer must be a knight.

Bearer is damage +1.

Each time the fellowship moves from a mountain site, add Twilight 2.svg.

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Slippery as Fishes (9R+29)LOTR-EN09S029.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Condition • Support Area While Gollum is at a mountain, river, or underground site, he is strength +2.

Regroup: Spot Gollum to reveal your hand. Place all Shadow cards revealed beneath your draw deck. Discard this condition.

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Final Strike (10U20)LOTR-EN10S020.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Condition • Support Area Any site 9 is a mountain.

Shadow: If the fellowship is at any site 9, play Gollum from your discard pile.

Response: If the Free Peoples player uses a maneuver or archery special ability, exert Gollum to cancel its effect.

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No End of Wickedness (11U47)LOTR-EN11S047.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Event • Skirmish Exert Gollum to make another minion strength +2 (or +3 if Gollum is at a mountain site).
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Strange and Terrible (11U52)LOTR-EN11S052.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Event • Shadow Spot a Culture Gollum.svg minion at a mountain site to play a minion from your discard pile.
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Not Alone (12U39)LOTR-EN12S039.0 card.jpg Culture Gollum.svg Gollum Condition • Support Area Each time the fellowship moves to a mountain or underground site, you may discard a Culture Gollum.svg event from hand to take a minion from your discard pile into hand.
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Uruk-hai Scout (14R15)LOTR-EN14S015.0 card.jpg Culture Uruk-hai.svg Uruk-hai Minion • Uruk-hai Damage +1.

When you play this, choose one of the following keywords: battleground, mountain, plains, or underground. The fellowship’s current site gains that keyword until the end of the turn.

Dwarven Axe (31HE1)HDG-EN31S001.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Possession • Hand Weapon Bearer must be a [Dwarven] character. While bearer is at a mountain site, he is damage +1.
Thrór's Map (32HF12)HDG-EN32S012.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Possession Bearer must be a [Dwarven] companion. Fellowship or Regroup: Exert bearer or discard this possession to play the fellowship's next site (replacing opponent's site if necessary). Heal a [Dwarven] companion if you play a mountain site.
Watchful Orc (30S41)HDG-EN30S041.0 card.jpg x20px Gundabad Minion • Orc When you play this minion, you may play the fellowship's next site (replacing opponent's site if necessary). Shadow: Exert this minion twice to make each site on the adventure path gain battleground, mountain, forest or underground until the end of the turn.
Smaug, The Golden (30S66)HDG-EN30S066.0 card.jpg x20px Smaug Minion • Dragon Damage +2. Fierce. Discard Smaug if not at a mountain. For each Dwarf, Man and Elf you spot, Smaug's twilight cost is -1. Regroup: Exert Smaug and discard another minion to discard a Free Peoples card (except a companion, Bard or a Ring).​




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