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The Two Towers

Set Details

The Return of the King is the third base set of the Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game, and the seventh set overall. It was released on November 5, 2003. The table below describes the distribution of cards in booster packs; it does not include the two starter-only companions.

Ring Dwarven Elven Gandalf Gollum Gondor Raider Ringwraith Rohan Shire Sauron Sites Total
Common 1 3 5 8 7 20 20 14 15 6 22 0 121
Uncommon 0 4 2 5 6 13 11 16 9 1 19 35 121
Rare 1 5 9 9 13 17 14 18 16 5 14 0 121
Total 2 12 16 22 26 50 45 48 40 12 55 35 363

Themes and mechanics

New cultures

This was the first base set to not introduce a new culture. Instead it focused on previously established cultures, especially Gondor, Raider, Ringwraith, and Sauron. Two prominent cultures from the previous block, Dunland and Isengard, do not appear in the set.

New loaded keywords

The Return of the King did not introduce any new unloaded keywords.

New unloaded keywords

The Two Towers introduced two new unloaded keywords:

Other mechanics

The Two Towers introduced several other new mechanics:

Card Comparisons

Reprinted cards

Functional reprints

Strictly better

Strictly worse

Similar sites

Notable Cards

Starter decks


return_of_the_king.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/28 19:18 by eomund

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