Spell

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Spell is an unloaded keyword appearing on cards from the Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf and Culture Isengard.svg Isengard culture.


List of Cards with the Spell Keyword[edit]

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Intimidate (1C76)LOTR-EN01S076.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Response: If a companion is about to take a wound, spot Gandalf to prevent that wound.

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Mysterious Wizard (1C78)LOTR-EN01S078.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Skirmish: Make Gandalf strength +2 (or +4 if there are 4 or fewer burdens on the Ring-bearer).

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Questions That Need Answering (1R81)LOTR-EN01S081.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Fellowship: If the twilight pool has fewer than 3 twilight tokens, spot Gandalf to look at the top 4 cards of your draw deck. Take 2 of those cards into hand and discard the rest.

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Risk a Little Light (1C82)LOTR-EN01S082.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Fellowship: If the twilight pool has fewer than 2 twilight tokens, spot Gandalf to look at the top 2 cards of your draw deck. Take one into hand and discard the other.

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Servant of the Secret Fire (1R83)LOTR-EN01S083.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Skirmish: Spot Gandalf to make a minion strength -3.

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Sleep, Caradhras (1C84)LOTR-EN01S084.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Fellowship: Exert Gandalf to discard every condition.

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Strength of Spirit (1C85)LOTR-EN01S085.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Response: If a companion is about to exert, spot Gandalf to place no token for that exertion.

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Treachery Deeper Than You Know (1C86)LOTR-EN01S086.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Fellowship: Spot Gandalf to reveal an opponent’s hand.

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Staff Asunder (2R27)LOTR-EN02S027.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Skirmish: Discard a staff Gandalf is bearing and then exert him twice to discard a minion he is skirmishing.

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Wielder of the Flame (2U28)LOTR-EN02S028.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Maneuver: Spot Gandalf to make a companion defender +1 until the regroup phase.

Any Shadow player may remove Twilight 3.svg to prevent this.

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You Cannot Pass! (2U30)LOTR-EN02S030.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Maneuver: Spot Gandalf bearing a staff to prevent a minion from being fierce until the regroup phase.

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Deep in Thought (3C30)LOTR-EN03S030.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Maneuver: Spot Gandalf and 4 twilight tokens to discard all Shadow conditions.

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Fireworks (3C32)LOTR-EN03S032.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Fellowship: Spot Gandalf to shuffle up to 2 Culture Gandalf.svg or up to 2 Culture Shire.svg cards from your discard pile into your draw deck.

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Grown Suddenly Tall (4R92)LOTR-EN04S092.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Fellowship: Spot Gandalf to discard all conditions.

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Hearken to Me (4R94)LOTR-EN04S094.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Condition Spell. To play, spot Gandalf. Bearer must be Théoden.

Discard all Shadow conditions on Théoden. Shadow conditions may not be played on Théoden.

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Into Dark Tunnels (4R95)LOTR-EN04S095.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Response: If you play a Culture Gandalf.svg event, exert Gandalf twice to place that event in your hand instead of your discard pile.

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Long I Fell (4C97)LOTR-EN04S097.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Skirmish: Spot Gandalf to prevent all wounds to him. Any Shadow player may make you wound a minion to prevent this.

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Mithrandir, Mithrandir! (4C98)LOTR-EN04S098.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Maneuver: Exert Gandalf to wound each minion who has strength of 6 or less.

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Task Was Not Done (4C102)LOTR-EN04S102.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Regroup: Exert Gandalf to discard up to 2 wounded minions.

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Down From the Hills (5R16)LOTR-EN05S016.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Maneuver: Exert Gandalf 3 times to make an unbound companion with the Gandalf signet strength +5, defender +1, damage +2, and unable to take wounds until the regroup phase.

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Fury of the White Rider (5R18)LOTR-EN05S018.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Maneuver: Spot 3 twilight tokens and exert Gandalf to wound a minion twice.

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Turn of the Tide (5U20)LOTR-EN05S020.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell.

Maneuver: Exert Gandalf to discard up to 2 Shadow possessions. Any Shadow player may discard a minion to prevent this.

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Threw Down My Enemy (6U36)LOTR-EN06S036.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event Spell. Skirmish: Make a minion skirmishing Gandalf strength –1 for each wound on each character in the skirmish.
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The Board Is Set (7R32)LOTR-EN07S032.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Response Spell.

If an event is played, exert Gandalf to make that opponent remove Twilight 2.svg or cancel that event.

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Intimidate (7C41)LOTR-EN07S041.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Response Spell.

If a companion is about to take a wound, spot Gandalf to prevent that wound.

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Terrible and Evil (7R50)LOTR-EN07S050.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Maneuver Spell.

Exert Gandalf X times to wound a minion X times. If that minion is a Nazgûl, wound it again.

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New-awakened (11U38)LOTR-EN11S038.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Fellowship Spell. Toil 2. (For each Culture Gandalf.svg character you exert when playing this, its twilight cost is –2.) Spot a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard to discard 2 conditions from play.
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Introspection (12U29)LOTR-EN12S029.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Fellowship Spell. Choose one: Spot a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard to choose an opponent who must discard one of his or her conditions from play; or spot a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard at a battleground site to discard a condition from play.
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Mysterious Wizard (12C31)LOTR-EN12S031.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell. Make Gandalf strength +2 (or +4 if you cannot spot 5 burdens).
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Salve (12C32)LOTR-EN12S032.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Condition Spell. To play, spot a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard.

Bearer must be a companion. Limit 1 per bearer.

Response: If bearer is about to take a wound that would kill him or her, discard this condition to prevent that wound.

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The Flame of Anor (13U31)LOTR-EN13S031.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell.

Spot 3 Culture Gandalf.svg companions to make a minion skirmishing a companion strength –3.

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For a While Less Dark (13C32)LOTR-EN13S032.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell.

Make a Culture Gandalf.svg companion strength +2 (or +4 if that companion bears a follower).

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Be Gone! (15U27)LOTR-EN15S027.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Maneuver Spell. Exert your Culture Gandalf.svg companion X times to make a minion strength -2 until the regroup phase, for each time that Culture Gandalf.svg companion exerted.
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One Last Surprise (15R33)LOTR-EN15S033.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell. Spot Gandalf and an unbound companion skirmishing a minion to use Gandalf’s resistance to resolve that skirmish instead of that companion’s strength.
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A New Light (17U15)LOTR-EN17S015.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Fellowship Spell.

Spot a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard to return a minion to its owner's hand from its owner's discard pile. Reveal that Shadow player's hand and discard a minion from his or her hand.

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Scintillating Bird (17R23)LOTR-EN17S023.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Condition • Support Area Spell.

Fellowship: Exert your Wizard and choose an opponent to name either Free Peoples or Shadow. Reveal the top three cards of your deck. If you revealed at least two of the chosen card type, take those cards into hand, otherwise, discard those cards.

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Drawn to Full Height (18C19)LOTR-EN18S019.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell. Spot a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard to make a minion lose all strength bonuses from possessions.
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One-Upsmanship (18U23)LOTR-EN18S023.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Maneuver Spell. Spot 2 pipeweed cards to remove a burden for each Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard you can spot.
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Our Time (18R24)LOTR-EN18S024.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Condition • Support Area Spell. To play, exert Gandalf.

When you play this condition, remove Twilight 3.svg.

At the start of the maneuver phase, add Twilight 4.svg and remove this condition from the game.

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Caradhras Has Not Forgiven Us (1R123)LOTR-EN01S123.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Event Spell. Weather.

Maneuver: Exert a Culture Isengard.svg minion and spot 5 companions to discard an exhausted companion (except the Ring-bearer).

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Cruel Caradhras (1R124)LOTR-EN01S124.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Event Spell. Weather.

Maneuver: Exert a Culture Isengard.svg minion to make the opponent choose to either exert the Ring-bearer or add a burden.

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Saruman's Chill (1C134)LOTR-EN01S134.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Condition Spell. Weather. To play, exert a Culture Isengard.svg minion. Plays on a site. Limit 1 per site.

Each Hobbit who moves from this site must exert. Discard this condition at the end of the turn.

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Saruman's Frost (1U135)LOTR-EN01S135.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Condition Spell. Weather. To play, exert a Culture Isengard.svg minion. Plays on a site. Limit 1 per site.

Each Hobbit at this site is strength -2. Discard this condition at the end of the turn.

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Saruman's Power (1U136)LOTR-EN01S136.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Event Spell.

Shadow: Exert a Culture Isengard.svg minion to discard all conditions.

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Saruman's Snows (1C138)LOTR-EN01S138.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Condition Spell. Weather. To play, exert a Culture Isengard.svg minion. Plays on a site.

No player may play skirmish events or use skirmish special abilities at this site. Discard this condition at the end of the turn.

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Wizard Storm (2U48)LOTR-EN02S048.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Condition Spell. Weather. To play, exert an Culture Isengard.svg minion. Plays on a site. Limit 1 per site.

When the fellowship moves from this site, every companion must exert. Discard this condition at the end of the turn.

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Leechcraft (4R157)LOTR-EN04S157.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Condition Spell. To play, exert Saruman or an Culture Isengard.svg Man.

Plays on a Free Peoples Man.

Special abilities in bearer’s game text may not be used.

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Just a Wisp of Cloud (V1_28)LOTR-ENV1S028.0 card.jpg Culture Isengard.svg Isengard Event • Maneuver Spell. Weather.

Place Saruman from your draw deck or discard pile on top of your draw deck. You may discard up to X cards from hand, where X is the number of Crows you can spot.

Dawn Take You All! (30S24)HDG-EN30S024.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell. Exert Gandalf twice to wound a minion twice or to discard a Troll.
Dawn Take You All! (30P24)Card Not Found.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell. Exert Gandalf twice to wound a minion twice or to discard a Troll.
Take Up Arms. Fight! (30S31)HDG-EN30S031.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell. Spot Gandalf to make a minion strength -3.
The Eagles Are Coming (31HH14)HDG-EN31S014.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Skirmish Spell. Exert Gandalf to play a [Gandalf] follower from your draw deck or discard pile. You may attach a [Gandalf] follower from your support area to a companion (without paying the aid cost).
His Wrath Was Redoubled (31HH16)HDG-EN31S016.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Assignment Spell. Each [Dwarven] companion bearing a follower is strength +2 (and defender+1 if it is a [Gandalf] follower) until the regroup phase.
Gathering of the Three Rings (32HG22)HDG-EN32S022.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Event • Maneuver Spell. Make X minions strength -X until the regroup phase, where X is the number of the following characters you can spot: Gandalf, Elrond or Galadriel.​


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

Portrait Card Name Culture Card Type Game Text
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Gandalf's Staff (2R22)LOTR-EN02S022.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Artifact • Staff Bearer must be Gandalf.

The twilight cost of each Culture Gandalf.svg spell is -1.

Skirmish: Exert Gandalf twice to cancel a skirmish involving him.

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Glamdring, Lightning Brand (6R31)LOTR-EN06S031.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Possession • Hand Weapon Bearer must be Gandalf. He is damage +1. Each time you play a spell during a skirmish, you may make Gandalf damage +1 until the end of that skirmish.
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The Art of Gandalf (11U28)LOTR-EN11S028.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Possession • Support Area To play, spot a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard.

Regroup: Stack a spell from hand here.

Fellowship: Discard a Culture Gandalf.svg card from hand to take a card stacked here into hand.

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Gandalf, Powerful Guide (15R29)LOTR-EN15S029.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Companion • Wizard To play, spot 2 Hobbits.

Each time you play a spell, you may add a burden to wound a minion.

At the start of each skirmish involving Gandalf, you may draw a card and then discard a card from your hand.

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Radagast's Herb Bag (18R26)LOTR-EN18S026.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Possession Bearer must be a Culture Gandalf.svg Wizard.

Each time you play a Culture Gandalf.svg spell, you may exert bearer to wound a minion.

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Gandalf, Powerful Guide (0W38)LOTR-EN00W038.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Companion • Wizard To play, spot 2 Hobbits.

Each time you play a spell, you may add a burden to wound a minion.

At the start of each skirmish involving Gandalf, you may draw a card and then discard a card from your hand.

Nenya (32HG14)HDG-EN32S014.0 card.jpg Culture Elven.svg Elven Artifact • Ring Bearer must be Galadriel. At the start of each of your turns, you may heal a Wise ally. Fellowship: Exert Galadriel and add [2] to take a [Gandalf] spell from your draw deck into your hand.
Wizard Staff (32HH63)HDG-EN32S063.0 card.jpg Culture Gandalf.svg Gandalf Artifact • Staff Bearer must be a Wizard. At the start of each of your turns, you may exert bearer to take a [Gandalf] spell from your draw deck into your hand.​




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Ranger Ring-bound Search Southron Spell Stealth Tale Tentacle Tracker
Twilight [Unbound] Valiant Villager Weather Warg-rider