Too Great and Terrible (3R85)

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Too Great and Terrible (3R85) is a Ringwraith Event from the Realms of the Elf-Lords set.

Collection Info
Title Too Great and Terrible
Unique No
Collectible Yes
Set 3 - Realms of the Elf-lords
Rarity R - Rare
Card Number 85
Language EN - English
Revision 0
Gameplay Info
Playable Yes
Culture Ringwraith
Side Shadow
Card Type Event
Twilight Cost 0
Game Text Maneuver: Spot a Nazgûl to wound Gandalf twice. The Free Peoples player may discard 2 cards from hand to prevent this.
Lore “His eyes flashed and his face was lit as by a fire within. ‘Do not tempt me! For I do not wish to become like the Dark Lord himself.'”
DE - German
Card Name Zu groß und schrecklich
Game Text Manöver: Entdecke einen Nazgûl, um Gandalf zweimal zu verwunden. Der Freie Völker Spieler darf 2 Karten aus seiner Hand ablegen, um dies zu verhindern.
Lore Seine Augen blitzten, und sein Gesicht war wie von einem inneren Feuer erleuchtet. "Versuche mich nicht! Denn ich will nicht werden wie der Dunkle Herrscher.“
ES - Spanish
Card Name Demasiado Grande y Terrible
Game Text Maniobra: Avista un Nazgûl para herir a Gandalf 2 veces. El jugador de Gentes Libres puede descartar 2 cartas de la mano para prevenir esto.
Lore “Los ojos de Gandalf relampaguearon y la cara se le iluminó como con un fuego interior. – ¡No me tientes! Pues no quiero convertirme en algo semejante al Señor Oscuro.”
FR - French
Card Name Trop Grand et Terrible
Game Text Manœuvre : Désignez un Nazgûl pour blesser Gandalf deux fois. Le joueur des Peuples Libres peut défausser 2 cartes de sa main pour empêcher ceci.
Lore « Ses yeux jetaient des éclairs et son visage était éclairé par un feu intérieur. “Ne me tentez pas! Car je ne souhaite pas devenir semblable au Seigneur Ténébreux lui-même.” »
IT - Italian
Card Name Troppo Grande e Terribile
Game Text Manovra: Avvista un Nazgûl per ferire due volte Gandalf. Il giocatore dei Popoli Liberi può scartare dalla mano 2 carte per prevenirlo.
Lore “I suoi occhi lanciarono fiamme ed il suo viso fu illuminato da un fuoco interno. ‘Non mi tentare! Non desidero eguagliare l'Oscuro Signore.'”
PL - Polish

Technical Info
Wiki Base Card ID LOTR-EN03S085.0
GEMP ID 3_85
LOTRO Hex ID 65 71 DC 02
LOTRO Image ID 03_085


Gameplay Strategy[edit]

Too Great and Terrible is the strongest Gandalf counter available. With its ability to wound or even kill Gandalf or otherwise clear your opponent's hand of pesky Gandalf events, Too Great and Terrible lacks one thing: the ability to recur it. Nevertheless, it still was the strongest counter to Gandalf in Fellowship Block and beyond.

With the release of Black Rider, Too Great and Terrible got a recursion method. Úlairë Toldëa, Black Shadow (12U180) gave Too Great and Terrible a boost, making it one of the most potent Gandalf counters in Expanded (Format).

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