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Set: The Return of the King
Twilight: 3
Card Type: Site
Site: 6K
Game Text: Sanctuary. If the fellowship moves from this site during the regroup phase, wound each companion.
Rarity: U

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General Strategy

Minas Tirith First Circle eschews the site six strategy from The Return of the King/Movie Block and, instead of healing each companion of a particular culture, wounds each companion in play. With most Free Peoples strategies, Minas Tirith First Circle is enough to “force” a companion to stop at the sanctuary. In decks that focus on Ring-Bearer wounding or archery, Minas Tirith is a guaranteed stop against an exhausted ring-bearer unless bearing a response action version of The One Ring.

Minas Tirith First Circle is almost exclusively seen in Dunland site control strategies employing No Retreat, but also has a place in swarm or bomb Shadow strategies, where an extra turn to build a hand of minions would be beneficial moving into the late game. Additionally, it is worth noting that the site 7 theme of The Return of the King/Movie block punishes large fellowships of six or more companions; forcing a move to Osgiliath Crossing or Osgiliath Channel (with additional move limit modifiers) can result in brutal Shadow strikes.

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