This deck is taken from "Decks of the Dwarrowdelf: Part 4" from FFG's website:
Elrond wore a mantle of grey and had a star upon his forehead, and a silver harp was in his hand, and upon his finger was a ring of gold with a great blue stone, Vilya, mightiest of the Three.
–J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King
The climactic final chapter of the Dwarrowdelf cycle arrives at retailers next week, so today marks the fourth and final installment of our Decks in the Dwarrowdelf series of previews. The deck lists featured in the series have all been inspired by the cards from the Dwarrowdelf cycle and have represented a diverse range of approaches to the game.
Marketing Coordinator Josh Grace presented a deck built around card draw and the attachment, Love of Tales ( The Long Dark , 85). Then, Caleb Grace, Lead Developer on The Hobbit: Over Hill and Under Hill , offered not one deck list, but two, both featuring Dwarves and built to complement each other as they delved down into the Mines of Moria. Last week, Game Producer Jason Walden explored the freedom that the game offers us to explore new stories with familiar heroes, developing his “Estel” deck around the adventures the young Aragorn shared with Elrond’s sons, Elrohir ( The Redhorn Gate , 1) and Elladan ( Road to Rivendell , 28). Now as we head into the cycle’s climactic confrontation with the Balrog of Moria, we have the opportunity to view the game through another lens, exploring the chances it gives us to see “what might have happened.”
The cycle’s Lead Developer, Lukas Litzsinger, prepares us for the epic showdown with Durin’s Bane ( Shadow and Flame , 150) by presenting us with a deck that asks, “What might have happened if Elrond had led the charge into Moria?”