Sons of Denathor


A pretty thematic deck with Boromir inspiring his men from the front, leading the vanguard and getting things done, along with Faramir lurking in the shadows with his rangers chipping away at the enemy with traps and direct damage making everyones life easier. Seems thematically fitting.


Dec 26, 2021 doomguard 1127

would change Mirlonde with Damrod it is better and more thematic.

could imagine there is some problems to get the right amount of willpower on the table, if Visionary Leadership is not drawn.

a possible solution, take (MotK) Faramir and Thorongil him to the Faramir you use. (3 Thorongil to get it early) this would get you also a lower startingthread

Dec 26, 2021 Dor-lomin 44

All good shouts, but unfortunately I don't have them available in my card pool yet (just the first 3 cycles, no Sagas). I'm excited to get a copy of Damrod as I really enjoy trap decks!

For grabbing Visionary Leadership I could put in a Master of the Forge or two, but the Ancient Manthoms and Valient Sacrifices do ease the problem a little. Swapping Mirlonde for Berevor could word, but drives the threat up higher than I want it.

Thanks for sharing your input!

Dec 26, 2021 doomguard 1127

limited cardpool, o.k. wish you to get more soon :)

another option not to rely on the silvan nongondor:

leave it with 2 heroes. you start in secrecy then and you can perhaps use Resourceful (2 cycle) in addition to the allready included in the deck Ithilien Lookout

the Out of the Wild benefits also from secrecy

Dec 26, 2021 Dor-lomin 44

That would be thematically fun. It would be like a father son camping trip gone wrong:–)

Drawback would be the starting threat of 19 without any threat reduction. That gives just 2 rounds in secrecy.

Dec 26, 2021 barahir 18

It’s up to you but proxying Damrod is an option at least as a trial (it’s especially easy with heroes), since this is a co-op game.

I’d suggest giving the Lore deck a little more card draw, you have plenty of options for which.

It could also be worth including some Dunedain Warnings, since the Leadership deck doesn’t have a dedicated defender and you could also build Denethor up more when he needs it.

Dec 26, 2021 barahir 18

Giving Eleanor a little extra defense is especially nice so she can do more when there’s nothing you need to cancel.

Dec 26, 2021 Dor-lomin 44

My current plan for Elenor is to get Steward of Gondor, Unexpected Courage and Blood of Gondor onto her and make her the main quester and occasional attacker. There is a fair bit of resourse relocation available to help with that. This leaves Boromir and Imrahil to share defending duties with chump blockers (although direct damage and traps should help avoid a fair few hits). Some hero defense boost would be nice though.

I have Mithrandirs Advice, Scroll of Isildur and Anborn (on trap duty) to keep cards in supply, but will keep an eye on it. Can always throw in a third MAdvice.

Thanks for sharing.

Dec 27, 2021 Dor-lomin 44

I will log a few plays and add some notes:–)