Ranged Weapon

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Ranged Weapon[edit]

Ranged Weapons are among the most common and most useful items that can be placed upon your characters. The majority of these possessions come with the bonus of making a character an archer or add similar wounding text to the character who bears them.

List of Cards with the Ranged Weapon Item Class[edit]

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Bow of the Galadhrim (1R33)LOTR-EN01S033.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be Legolas.

Each time Legolas wins a skirmish, you may wound a minion.

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Elven Bow (1C41)LOTR-EN01S041.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be an Elf.

Bearer is an archer.

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Elven Bow (4U62)LOTR-EN04S062.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be an Elf.

Bearer is an archer.

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Naith Longbow (6C21)LOTR-EN06S021.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be an Elf companion. Archery: Exert bearer to discard the top card of your draw deck. If it is an Culture Elven.svg card, exert a minion.
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Bow of the Galadhrim, Gift of Galadriel (7R18)LOTR-EN07S018.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be Legolas.

Each time you play an Culture Elven.svg skirmish event during a skirmish involving Legolas, you may heal him.

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Legolas' Bow (11R23)LOTR-EN11S023.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be an Elf.

Bearer is an Archer. If bearer is Legolas, each time you exert him to play an Culture Elven.svg condition or Culture Elven.svg event, you may heal him (limit once per phase).

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Elven Bow (15C13)LOTR-EN15S013.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be an Elf.

Bearer is an archer.

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Arwen's Bow (18R4)LOTR-EN18S004.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be an Culture Elven.svg companion.

Archery: If bearer is Arwen, discard 2 Culture Elven.svg cards from hand to wound a minion.

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Aragorn’s Bow (1R90)LOTR-EN01S090.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be Aragorn.

He is an archer.

Archery: Exert Aragorn to wound a minion; Aragorn does not add to the fellowship archery total.

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Faramir's Bow (4R118)LOTR-EN04S118.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be Faramir.

He is an archer.

Skirmish: If Faramir is skirmishing a Man or a roaming minion, exert Faramir to wound that minion.

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Ranger's Bow (4C131)LOTR-EN04S131.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Ring-bound Man.

Skirmish: If bearer is skirmishing a Man or a roaming minion, exert bearer to wound that minion.

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Gondor Bow (7U94)LOTR-EN07S094.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Gondor.svg Man.

If bearer is a knight, he or she is strength +1.

Skirmish: Exert bearer to wound a minion he or she is skirmishing if that minion bears a Fortification.

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Bow of Minas Tirith (11U58)LOTR-EN11S058.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Gondor.svg Man.

At the start of the archery phase, if bearer is at a battleground site, you may exert him or her to make the fellowship archery total +1.

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Aragorn’s Bow, Ranger's Longbow (15R56)LOTR-EN15S056.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be Aragorn.

He is an archer.

Archery: Add a threat to wound a minion with the lowest strength.

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Faramir's Bow, Ithilien Longbow (17R29)LOTR-EN17S029.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Gondor.svg ranger.

If bearer is Faramir, he is an archer.

The site number of each minion skirmishing a Culture Gondor.svg ranger is +1.

Skirmish: Exert bearer twice to exhaust a minion Faramir is skirmishing.

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Dúnadan's Bow (18U45)LOTR-EN18S045.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Gondor.svg ranger.

Archery: Discard 2 Culture Gondor.svg cards from hand to make the fellowship archery total +1.

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Rohirrim Bow (5C88)LOTR-EN05S088.0 card.jpg Culture Rohan.svg Rohan Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Rohan.svg Man.

Archery: Exert bearer and discard this possession to wound a minion.

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Rohirrim Javelin (7C248)LOTR-EN07S248.0 card.jpg Culture Rohan.svg Rohan Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Rohan.svg Man.

Archery: Discard this possession to make the fellowship archery total +1.

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Riddermark Javelin (11U151)LOTR-EN11S151.0 card.jpg Culture Rohan.svg Rohan Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Rohan.svg Man.

Archery: Discard this possession to make the fellowship archery total +1 (or +2 if the fellowship is at a plains site).

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Rider’s Bow (13U135)LOTR-EN13S135.0 card.jpg Culture Rohan.svg Rohan Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Rohan.svg Man.

If bearer is mounted, he or she is strength +1. Each time bearer wins a skirmish, you may choose a Shadow player who must wound one of his or her minions.

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Éomer's Bow (18R95)LOTR-EN18S095.0 card.jpg Culture Rohan.svg Rohan Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Rohan.svg Man.

If bearer is mounted, he or she is strength +1.

Archery: If bearer is Éomer, exert him to choose a Shadow player who must exert one of his or her minions.

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Long Battle Bow (11C89)LOTR-EN11S089.0 card.jpg Culture Men.svg Men Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Men.svg minion.

Bearer is an Archer. When you play this possession, you may make the Free Peoples player exert his or her man.

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Corsair Bow (18U61)LOTR-EN18S061.0 card.jpg Culture Men.svg Men Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Men.svg minion.

Bearer is an archer.

Each time a companion is killed during the archery phase, you may control a site.

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Southron Bow (4R247)LOTR-EN04S247.0 card.jpg Culture Raider.svg Raider Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Raider.svg Man.

Bearer is an archer.

While you can spot another Culture Raider.svg Man, the minion archery total is +1.

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Raider Bow (7C155)LOTR-EN07S155.0 card.jpg Culture Raider.svg Raider Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Raider.svg Man.

Bearer is an archer and Ambush Twilight 5.svg.

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Corsair Ballista (8C52)LOTR-EN08S052.0 card.jpg Culture Raider.svg Raider Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a corsair.

While you have initiative, bearer is an archer and fierce.

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Isengard Siege Bow (11U191)LOTR-EN11S191.0 card.jpg Culture Uruk-hai.svg Uruk-hai Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a Culture Uruk-hai.svg minion.

While bearer is at a battleground site, it is an Archer.

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Lurtz's Bow, Black-Fletch Bow (18R119)LOTR-EN18S119.0 card.jpg Culture Uruk-hai.svg Uruk-hai Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be an Uruk-hai.

When you play this possession on Lurtz, you may draw a card.

Archery: If bearer is Lurtz, discard 2 Culture Uruk-hai.svg cards from hand to exert an unbound companion.

Black Arrow (32HC16)HDG-EN32S016.0 card.jpg x20px Esgaroth Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must Bard. Archery: Exert Bard and discard this possession to wound a minion twice. If that minion is Smaug, wound it again.
Orkish Bow (32S241)HDG-EN32S041.0 card.jpg Culture Sauron.svg Sauron Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a [Sauron] Orc. Bearer is an archer. When you play this possession, you may discard a [Dwarven] weapon. The Free Peoples player may exert its bearer to prevent this.​


List of Cards that Interact with the Ranged Weapon Item Class[edit]

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Beneath the Mountains (2R1)LOTR-EN02S001.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Condition Tale. Plays to your support area.

Fellowship: Discard the top 3 cards from your draw deck to play a Culture Dwarven.svg weapon from your discard pile.

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Song of Durin (3U5)LOTR-EN03S005.0 card.jpg Culture Dwarven.svg Dwarven Condition Tale. To play, exert a Dwarf.

The twilight cost of each Culture Moria.svg weapon is +2.

Fellowship: Discard this condition to discard up to 2 Culture Moria.svg conditions.

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Erethón, Naith Lieutenant (4R65)LOTR-EN04S065.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Companion • Elf To play, spot an Elf.

While Erethón bears a ranged weapon, he is strength +1 and damage +1, and he does not add to the fellowship archery total.

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Ordulus, Young Warrior (4U80)LOTR-EN04S080.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Companion • Elf To play, spot an Elf.

The twilight cost of each ranged weapon played on Ordulus is -1.

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Pengedhel, Naith Warrior (4U81)LOTR-EN04S081.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Companion • Elf To play, spot an Elf.

While Pengedhel bears a ranged weapon, he is strength +2 and he does not add to the fellowship archery total.

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Thónnas, Naith Captain (4U86)LOTR-EN04S086.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Companion • Elf To play, spot an Elf.

While Thónnas bears a ranged weapon, each minion skirmishing him is strength -2 and Thónnas does not add to the fellowship archery total.

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Taurnil, Sharp-eyed Bowman (5U13)LOTR-EN05S013.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Companion • Elf To play, spot an Elf.

While Taurnil bears a ranged weapon, the twilight cost of each Shadow possession is +2, and he does not add to the fellowship archery total.

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Naith Warband (6R23)LOTR-EN06S023.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Companion • Elf To play, spot 3 Elf companions. While Naith Warband bears a ranged weapon, it takes no more than 1 wound during each skirmish phase and does not add to the fellowship archery total.
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Shield of Boromir (2R38)LOTR-EN02S038.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Possession • Shield Bearer must be a Culture Gondor.svg companion.

The minion archery total is -1.

If bearer is Boromir, each minion skirmishing him does not gain strength bonuses from weapons.

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Andúril, Flame of the West (7R79)LOTR-EN07S079.0 card.jpg Culture Gondor.svg Gondor Artifact • Hand Weapon Bearer must be Aragorn. Discard other weapons he bears. He is damage +1 and cannot bear other weapons.

Fellowship or Regroup: If the fellowship is at any site 2 or any site 5, play the fellowship’s next site (replacing opponent’s site if necessary).

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Merry, From O'er the Brandywine (1C303)LOTR-EN01S303.0 card.jpg Culture Shire.svg Shire Companion • Hobbit While Merry bears a weapon, he is strength +2.
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Hobbit Sword-play (2U103)LOTR-EN02S103.0 card.jpg Culture Shire.svg Shire Event Maneuver: Exert a Hobbit bearing a weapon to wound a minion. That minion’s owner may remove Twilight 3.svg to prevent this.
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Mithril-coat (2R105)LOTR-EN02S105.0 card.jpg Culture Shire.svg Shire Artifact • Armor Bearer must be Frodo.

The minion archery total is -1.

Each minion skirmishing Frodo does not gain strength bonuses from weapons and loses all damage bonuses.

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Troop of Uruk-hai (1R143)LOTR-EN01S143.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Minion • Uruk-hai Damage +1.

A character skirmishing this minion does not gain strength bonuses from weapons.

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Isengard Smith (3U60)LOTR-EN03S060.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Minion • Orc Regroup: Exert this minion to discard a weapon (or all Free Peoples possessions if you can spot 5 companions).
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Trapped and Alone (3U72)LOTR-EN03S072.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Condition Each character skirmishing an Culture Isengard.svg Orc loses all damage bonuses from weapons.
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Black Shapes Crawling (5U48)LOTR-EN05S048.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Event Maneuver: Spot X Uruk-hai. The Free Peoples player may assign X wounds to your minions. Play X Culture Isengard.svg weapons from your discard pile.
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Goblin Armory (1R173)LOTR-EN01S173.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Condition Each time you play a Culture Moria.svg weapon, add Twilight 1.svg.

Response: If a Culture Moria.svg Orc is about to take a wound, discard this condition to prevent that wound.

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Goblin Scavengers (1C179)LOTR-EN01S179.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Minion • Orc When you play this minion, you may play a weapon from your discard pile on your Culture Moria.svg Orc.
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Plundered Armories (1C193)LOTR-EN01S193.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Condition Response: If your Culture Moria.svg weapon is discarded, play it from your discard pile (that weapon’s twilight cost is -1).
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Fill With Fear (2U56)LOTR-EN02S056.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Condition Plays to your support area.

While you can spot The Balrog, skip the archery phase.

Maneuver: Exert The Balrog to discard a ranged weapon.

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Retribution (12R101)LOTR-EN12S101.0 card.jpg Culture Orc.svg Orc Condition • Support Area Each time an Culture Orc.svg minion bearing a weapon wins a skirmish, add a burden.

Shadow: Discard this condition to play an Culture Orc.svg weapon from your discard pile.

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Scavenging Goblins (12C102)LOTR-EN12S102.0 card.jpg Culture Orc.svg Orc Minion • Orc When you play this minion, you may play an Culture Orc.svg weapon from your discard pile on your Culture Orc.svg Orc.
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Úlairë Cantëa, Lieutenant of Dol Guldur (1R230)LOTR-EN01S230.0 card.jpg Culture Ringwraith.svg Ringwraith Minion • Nazgul Fierce.

Skirmish: Exert Úlairë Cantëa to discard a weapon borne by a character he is skirmishing.

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Stricken Dumb (2R80)LOTR-EN02S080.0 card.jpg Culture Ringwraith.svg Ringwraith Event Maneuver: Exert The Witch-king to discard a tale or weapon.
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They Will Never Stop Hunting You (3C84)LOTR-EN03S084.0 card.jpg Culture Ringwraith.svg Ringwraith Event Maneuver: Spot a Nazgûl to reveal a card at random from the Free Peoples player’s hand. Exert a companion bearing a ranged weapon X times, where X is the twilight cost of the card revealed.
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The Witch-king, Black Captain (8R84)LOTR-EN08S084.0 card.jpg Culture Ringwraith.svg Ringwraith Minion • Nazgul Enduring.

Each Man skirmishing The Witch-king loses all strength bonuses from weapons.

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Orc Chieftain (1C266)LOTR-EN01S266.0 card.jpg Culture Sauron.svg Sauron Minion • Orc When you play a weapon on this minion, add Twilight 2.svg (limit once per turn).
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Orc Swordsman (3C98)LOTR-EN03S098.0 card.jpg Culture Sauron.svg Sauron Minion • Orc While this minion bears a weapon, he is strength +2.
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Uruk-hai Troop (12R157)LOTR-EN12S157.0 card.jpg Culture Uruk-hai.svg Uruk-hai Minion • Uruk-hai Damage +1.

Each character skirmishing this minion loses all strength bonuses from weapons.

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Mithril Mine (1U345)LOTR-EN01S345.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Underground. Shadow: Remove Twilight 1.svg to play a Shadow weapon from your discard pile.
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Golden Hall (4U338)LOTR-EN04S338.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Sanctuary. When the fellowship moves to Golden Hall, all Free Peoples weapons must be discarded.
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Fangorn Glade (11S239)LOTR-EN11S239.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site Forest. When the fellowship moves to this site, add Twilight 1.svg for each Free Peoples weapon.
Percy, Bard's Lieutenant (32HC19)HDG-EN32S019.0 card.jpg x20px Esgaroth Ally • Home 6 • Man Archer. Each [Esgaroth] Man bearing a weapon may participate in archery fire and skirmishes. Response: If another [Esgaroth] ally is about to take a wound, exert Percy to prevent that wound.
Ancestral Feuds (31HD29)HDG-EN31S029.0 card.jpg x20px Mirkwood Condition • Support Area Each time the fellowship moves to site 5, discard each weapon borne by a [Dwarven] companion. Skirmish : Remove [3] to make a [Dwarven] companion strength -X (limit -3), where X is the number of [Elven] allies you spot.
Great Goblin's Power (31S135)HDG-EN31S035.0 card.jpg Culture Moria.svg Moria Condition • Support Area To play, spot a [Moria] card. Each time you play a weapon, add [1]. Response: If an Orc is about to take a wound, discard this condition or remove [3] to prevent that wound.
Ulaire Cantea, Revived (32B232)HDG-EN32S032.0 card.jpg Culture Ringwraith.svg Ringwraith Minion • Nazgul Fierce. Each time the Free Peoples player transfers a follower, you may exert Ulaire Cantea to discard a weapon
Orkish Bow (32S241)HDG-EN32S041.0 card.jpg Culture Sauron.svg Sauron Possession • Ranged Weapon Bearer must be a [Sauron] Orc. Bearer is an archer. When you play this possession, you may discard a [Dwarven] weapon. The Free Peoples player may exert its bearer to prevent this.
Terrifying Legend (32HC53)HDG-EN32S053.0 card.jpg x20px Smaug Condition • Support Area Each time a companion is killed, you may discard a weapon (and exert each ally if you spot Smaug). Regroup: Discard a minion from play and remove [3] to discard a Man ally.
Town Hall (32HC47)HDG-EN32S047.0 card.jpg Culture Site.svg Site Site River. Sanctuary. Fellowship: Exert a [Esgaroth] ally to play a weapon from your discard pile (limit once per turn).​




Loaded Keywords
Numeric Damage + X Defender + X Ambush X Hunter X Toil X
Non-numeric Aid Archer Enduring Fierce Lurker Muster Sanctuary Ring-bearer Unhasty
Item Class [Classless] Support Area Armor Brooch Box Bracers Cloak Gauntlets Hand Weapon
Helm Mount Palantír Phial Pipe Ranged Weapon Ring Shield Staff