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Set: Mines of Moria
Kind: Free People
Culture: Shire
Twilight: 2
Card Type: Companion • Hobbit
Strength: 3
Vitality: 4
Resistance: 6
Signet: Gandalf
Game Text: Maneuver: Exert Sam twice to make him defender +1 until the regroup phase. Response: If Frodo dies, make Sam the Ring-bearer (resistance 5).
Lore: ”'First he was a conspirator, now he's a jester. He'll end up by becoming a wizard - or a warrior!'”
Rarity: C

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Sam, Proper Poet (2C114) Wiki

General Strategy

Proper Poet is useful mostly as cannon fodder: Play him, make him Defender + 1 when needed and then put two large minions on him. In this way, he can actually be more useful than Dwarf Guard or Lorien Elf, since they can only take one minion each. There are also several tricks that can augment his ability - making him Defender + 1 and then cancelling his skirmish (With Hobbit Stealth or similar) at the early sites allows you to get more use out of him, as does playing Stout and Sturdy (Or Strength of Spirit) to allow him to use his ability twice. Since his ability requires two exertions and his strength is so low, using him as a permanent companion is highly impractical.

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Extra Information

Other Versions of Sam

Steadfast Friend (P) Lover of Trees (W) Faithful Companion Son of Hamfast Frodo's Gardener Samwise the Brave Nice Sensible Hobbit Needer of Vittles Resolute Halfling Great Elf Warrior Great Elf Warrior (T) Steadfast Friend Bearer of Great Need Bearer of Great Need (T) Bearer of Great Need (F) Innocent Traveler Loyal Friend

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