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Set: The Fellowship of the Ring
Kind: Shadow
Culture: Isengard
Twilight: 5
Card Type: Minion • Uruk-Hai
Strength: 10
Vitality: 3
Site: 5
Game Text: Archer. Damage +1.
Lore: Black-feathered arrows from Uruk-hai bows reign over the corpses of Saruman's enemies.
Rarity: R

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General Strategy

The only Isengard Archer minion in Fellowship Block (besides Lurtz, Servant of Isengard), Orthanc Assassin is among the stronger minions in the format with a base strength of 10. With the damage bonus shared with most Uruk-Hai and a stout 3 vitality, Orthanc Assassin is also a good choice for exertions from cards like Cloud of Arrows, Saruman's Power, Beyond the Height of Men, or weather conditions.

A solid addition to Isengard archery shadows in Towers Standard and beyond, Orthanc Assassin is somewhat limited by his uniqueness, though he can be replayed by Uruk Captain or even Evil-Smelling Fens if appropriate. His twilight cost can be reduced by Ranged Commander in the Towers Standard format.

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