[UEP, accepted] Balrog of Moria

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do you approve of this UEP?

Poll ended at Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:03 am

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[UEP, accepted] Balrog of Moria

Post by Leon » Fri May 16, 2008 11:03 am

Name: Balrong of Moria

Status: Accepted

Proposal maintainer: Leon Huisman

Categories: Balance

original text:
Unique. The Balrog appears in Moria. The Moria site gains a second automatic-attack of 1 strike with 18 prowess and no body. If this 2nd automatic attack is defeated, this permanent-event is removed from play (i.e., the Balrog is defeated). If your opponent defeats this 2nd automatic-attack, he receives the marshalling points. In addition, unless Galadriel is at Lorien or she is not in play, Lorien is considered a Free-hold [F] (for purposes of healing and playing hazards). +2 prowess to all automatic-attacks at sites in Hollin, Redhorn Gate, and Wold & Foothills.
Errata: The automatic-attack of Balrog of Moria is 1 strike at 18 prowess and 9 body.

Problem:  As it is Balrog of Moria will never be played, since Sacrifice of Form or some preparable combo will give your opponent an easy 5 MPs.

Solution:  Give the Balrog some body

Pros:  Perhaps the card will be used sometimes, it is supposed to be rather impressive

Cons:  Tell me please

Voting started at:   may 16 2008

Voting ends at: june 6 2008

Accepted with 100% score !
Last edited by Leon on Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:19 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by Bandobras Took » Fri May 16, 2008 1:41 pm

Yes; this one should have been done long ago.

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Post by Pikachu » Mon May 19, 2008 8:08 am

Great idea!
The card was in my first Starter pack and I always loved playing it - although indeed I was pretty disappointed when my opponents started to count on it and packing the above mentioned cards to score some easy MPs.

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Post by Vastor Peredhil » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:17 am

well this one is through, so I would like to add it to the list before worlds 08

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Post by Leon » Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:18 am

Sure, I just remembered it. I'll change status to accepted.

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Post by Khamul the Easterling » Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:45 pm

Just want to point out that the Balrog as an automatic attack also profits from his own card's auto-attack-boost. Eventually, he is 1 strike with prowess 20.

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Post by Morgoth the Black » Sat Jul 26, 2008 4:20 am

I love BoM!  Its especially fun to play tidings when your opponent moves to or stops off at moria   :D

And it never hurts to throw it in the hazard part/sideboard of a minion deck  :)

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