The Balrog, The Terror of Khazad-dum (12R79)

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The Balrog, The Terror of Khazad-dum (12R79) is a Moria Minion from the Black Rider set.

Collection Info
Title The Balrog
Subtitle The Terror of Khazad-dum
Unique Yes
Collectible Yes
Set 12 - Black Rider
Rarity R - Rare
Card Number 79
Language EN - English
Revision 0
Gameplay Info
Playable Yes
Culture Moria
Side Shadow
Card Type Minion
Race Balrog
Twilight Cost 12
Strength 17
Vitality 5
Site Number 4
Game Text Damage +1.

While The Balrog is at an underground site, it is fierce and cannot take wounds or be exerted.

Lore “The fire in it seemed to die, but the darkness grew.”
DE - German
Card Name Der Balrog, Der Schrecken von Khazad-dûm
Game Text Schaden +1.

Der Balrog ist erbittert und kann keine Wunden erleiden oder angestrengt werden, solange er sich an einem unterirdischen Ort befindet.

Lore Das Feuer in ihm schien zu ersterben, aber die Finsternis nahm zu.
FR - French
IT - Italian

Technical Info
Wiki Base Card ID LOTR-EN12S079.0
GEMP ID 12_79
LOTRO Hex ID 6F B4 71 0B
LOTRO Image ID 12_079


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Alternate Personas[edit]

Portrait Name Game Text
The Balrog, Durin's Bane (2C51) Damage +1. Fierce.

While you can spot The Balrog, discard all other minions. Skip the archery phase. Discard The Balrog if not underground.

The Balrog, Flame of Udun (2R52) Damage +1. Fierce. To play, spot a Orc.

Discard The Balrog if not underground.

Shadow: Exert The Balrog and remove to play a Orc from your discard pile.

The Balrog, Terror of Flame and Shadow (6R76) Damage +2. The twilight cost of The Balrog is –3 if you can spot a minion. The Balrog cannot be assigned to skirmish companions or allies of strength less than 6.
The Balrog, Demon of Might (19P18) Damage +2. Fierce.

While at an underground site, skip the archery phase, the maneuver phase, and The Balrog cannot be assigned to skirmish companions of strength 6 or less. ​

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