Pippin, Steadfast Friend (19P30)

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Pippin, Steadfast Friend (19P30) is a Shire Companion from the Age's End set.

Collection Info
Title Pippin
Subtitle Steadfast Friend
Unique Yes
Collectible No
Set 19 - Age's End
Rarity P - Premium
Card Number 30
Language EN - English
Revision 0
Gameplay Info
Playable Yes
Culture Shire
Side Free Peoples
Card Type Companion
Race Hobbit
Twilight Cost 1
Strength 3
Vitality 4
Resistance 8
Game Text Fellowship.

Pippin is strength +1 for each tale you can spot.

Lore “‘You must go - and therefore we must, too. Merry and I are coming with you.'”
Technical Info
Wiki Base Card ID LOTR-EN19S030.0
GEMP ID 19_30
LOTRO Hex ID 6E AD 1E 12
LOTRO Image ID 19_030


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Alternate Personas[edit]

Portrait Name Game Text
Pippin, Friend to Frodo (1C306) Your opponent may not discard your tales from play.
Pippin, Hobbit of Some Intelligence (1R307) When you play Pippin, remove a burden or wound from a companion.
Pippin, Mr. Took (2C110) Fellowship: Play Gandalf or Aragorn; his twilight cost is -2.
Pippin, Just a Nuisance (4R313) Skirmish: If Pippin is not assigned to a skirmish, discard him to remove an Uruk-hai from a skirmish involving an unbound companion.
Pippin, Woolly-footed Rascal (4C314) Skirmish: Add a burden to discard Pippin. Any Shadow player may remove to prevent this.
Pippin, Hastiest of All (6R114) Regroup: Discard Pippin to choose a Shadow player who must wound one of his or her minions.
Pippin, Sworn to Service (7C323) While you cannot spot 4 threats, Pippin is strength +1 for each threat you can spot.
Pippin, Wearer of Black and Silver (7R324) Skirmish: If Pippin is not assigned to a skirmish, return him to your hand to wound a roaming minion twice.
Pippin, Guard of Minas Tirith (8P122) To play, spot a Man.

Skirmish: Discard 4 cards from hand to wound a minion Pippin is skirmishing twice if that minion bears a fortification.

Pippin, Brave Decoy (11R170) Skirmish: If Pippin is not assigned to a skirmish, spot an unbound companion who has less resistance than Pippin to have Pippin replace him or her in a skirmish.
Pippin, Hobbit of Some Intelligence (12R127) When you play Pippin, remove a burden or heal a companion.
Pippin, The Short One (15C151) Each follower is twilight cost –1.

Skirmish: If Pippin is skirmishing a hunter minion, exert the Ring-bearer to make Pippin strength +2.

Pippin, In the Bloom of Health (17U109) Add 1 to the number of Ents you can spot.

Maneuver: Discard 2 pipeweed cards from play to remove a burden.

Pippin, Of Tuckborough (V1_53) Skirmish: Exert Pippin to prevent a skirmishing companion from being overwhelmed unless their strength is tripled (and make them strength +1 if you can spot 3 companions with the Frodo signet).

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