Vengeance of Mordor

This quest takes you further east than the last cycle. You get to solve mysteries in the lands of Dorwinion and Rhun, right at the borders of Mordor, where the shadows lay. You will need a Core Set and the A Shadow in the East Deluxe box to play this cycle. This will give you access to the following encounter sets that are used throughout the cycle: Rolling Plains, Twisted Tunnels, The Power of Mordor, Easterling Raiders, Riders of Rhun, City of Rhun, Ulchor’s Guard, Servants of Sauron, Under Guard.

Flavor text for the Vengeance of Mordor cycle

First Impressions: A Shadow in the East

First Impressions: Wrath and Ruin

First Impressions: The City of Ulfast

First Impressions: The Challenge of the Wainriders

First Impressions: Under the Ash Mountains

First Impressions: The Land of Sorrow

First Impressions: The Fortress of Nurn

Global Information

Keywords introduced

  • Race


  • Racing

Player card Synergy

  • Gondor
  • Master
  • Gollum
  • Hobbits
  • Contracts
  • Silvan
  • Victory Display
  • Valour
  • Guarded cards
  • Eagle
  • Rohan
  • Dunedain
  • Woodmen