News for October 2013
Servant of the Plague
Announcing a New Descent Lieutenant Pack

A hulking figure, tainted with evil, is emerging from the murky depths of the Valdari Swamp, spreading pestilence and plague wherever he steps. Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the Bol’Goreth Lieutenant Pack expansion for Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition!

Bol’Goreth stands ready to bring the overlord’s poisonous schemes out of the swamp and into the rest of Terrinoth with this new Lieutenant Pack. In addition to replacing your lieutenant token with a sculpted plastic figure in every quest that includes him, this Lieutenant Pack also invites the overlord to summon Bol'Goreth into any quest outside of his campaign as an agent. The Bol'Goreth Lieutenant Pack also includes a Plot deck of specialized cards, which can be triggered during encounters by using threat tokens.

Bol'Goreth is the overlord's lieutenant in The Trollfens expansion, but now, the heroes will never be safely out of reach of this ferocious troll again. The overlord prepares to ravage the land with disease and poison, with Bol'Goreth as a willing agent. The Bol’Goreth Lieutenant Pack includes a sculpted figurine, threat tokens, and a personalized Plot deck, allowing you to spread Bol’Goreth’s particular breed of chaos across the realm.

A Destructive Adversary

The troll from the swamps can be an aggressive fighter, but he can be used best when your mind is on the long game. Rather than pouring all of your strength into crushing the heroes with immediate damage, you can use Bol’Goreth and his Plot deck to wear the heroes down with the Poisoned and Diseased conditions. By sapping the heroes of stamina and health with these conditions, you can slow them down a bit at a time until they’re too weak to oppose your dastardly plans.

Bol’Goreth himself is a formidable foe when you summon him to the battlefield as an agent, possessing the ability to inflict both disease and poison with a single blow. Whether the troll is present or not, the overlord’s unclean powers are only increased by Raging Infection, Bol’Goreth’s ten-card Plot deck. When you tap the powers of Raging Infection, you begin with the insidious power of Plague Release, ensuring that the heroes must treat even one of their own with caution as long as he is Poisoned or Diseased. But your possibilities for wreaking havoc on the heroes with Bol’Goreth and his Plot deck doesn’t stop there.

You can turn your master monsters into carriers of poison and disease with Infected and Envenom, allowing you to bring the heroes closer to incapacitating sickness with every turn. To hasten the heroes’ decline into frailty, Weakness Within ensures that the heroes’ time is limited as they take extra damage from their conditions. If the heroes are persistent in shaking off your plague, Fetid Stench and Weakened Spirit can force them to keep their conditions, both immediately and for the long term. You can even use Mass Mutation, temporarily healing the heroes of all conditions, but rewarding you with a massive amount of threat, allowing you to trigger more Plot cards to thrust the heroes back into a world of pain.

Make Them Suffer!

Bol’Goreth awaits your command to become the agent of your will, spreading crippling disease and deadly poisons across the land of Terrinoth. Those who would dare to stand in the overlord’s path must face the infection contained within the Bol’Goreth Lieutenant Pack. Look for this Lieutenant Pack in retail stores in the first quarter of 2014!

Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition is a story-driven board game for 2-5 players that takes a party of adventurers deep into the dungeons of Terrinoth for adventure, treasure, and glory. Players will embark on a campaign of linked quests as they develop characters based on four fantasy archetypes.

    
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