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LotR:LCG Releases by Date

Release Types

  • Core Set: Required for everything. Includes 12 heroes, player and encounter cards, and 3 scenarios.
  • Deluxe Expansion: Required for the associated cycle. Each contains 2 heroes, player and encounter cards, and 3 scenarios.
  • Adventure Pack: Released in cycles of six, each AP contains 1 hero, player and encounter cards, and 1 scenario.
  • Saga Expansion: These follow the story from Tolkien's works directly; each contains several heroes, player and encounter cards, and 3 scenarios.
  • Print on Demand: Each contains encounter cards and 1 scenario.
  • Nightmare Deck(s): Encounter sets that increase the difficulty of earlier scenarios. The respective APs are required to play.
  • Game Night Kits: Not for sale, only for Organized Play! Contains 3 Nightmare Decks (also sold separately) and a unique playmat or deck box.


Releases by Date

(Official Difficulty Level only provided for Core, Deluxe Expansions and Adventure Packs.)
The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game Releases
Date
Code
Name
Type
Cycle
DL
Cards
Status
ND
2011
April
MEC01
The Lord of the Rings
Core Set
Core
-
226
Released
-



Passage Through Mirkwood


1


uMEN1



Journey Down the Anduin


4


uMEN2



Escape from Dol Guldur


7


uMEN3

July
MEC02
The Hunt for Gollum
Adventure Pack
Shadows of Mirkwood
4
60
Released
uMEN4

August
MEC03
Conflict at the Carrock
Adventure Pack
Shadows of Mirkwood
7
60
Released
uMEN5

September
MEC04
A Journey to Rhosgobel
Adventure Pack
Shadows of Mirkwood
6
60
Released
uMEN6


uMEC15
The Massing at Osgiliath
Print on Demand
GenCon 2011
-
45
Released
-


MEC05
The Hills of Emyn Muil
Adventure Pack
Shadows of Mirkwood
4
60
Released
uMEN7

November
MEC06
The Dead Marshes
Adventure Pack
Shadows of Mirkwood
5
60
Released
uMEN8


MEC07
Return to Mirkwood
Adventure Pack
Shadows of Mirkwood
7
60
Released
uMEN9
2012
January
MEC08
Khazad-dûm
Deluxe Expansion
Khazad-dûm
-
165
Released
uMEN10



Into the Pit


5






The Seventh Level


3






Flight from Moria


7




March
MEC09
The Redhorn Gate
Adventure Pack
Dwarrowdelf
6
60
Released
uMEN11


MEC10
Road to Rivendell
Adventure Pack
Dwarrowdelf
4
60
Released
uMEN12

April
MEC11
The Watcher in the Water
Adventure Pack
Dwarrowdelf
5
60
Released
uMEN13

May
MEC12
The Long Dark
Adventure Pack
Dwarrowdelf
7
60
Released
uMEN14

June
MEC13
Foundations of Stone
Adventure Pack
Dwarrowdelf
6
60
Released
uMEN15

August
MEC14
Shadow and Flame
Adventure Pack
Dwarrowdelf
8
60
Released
uMEN16


MEC16
Over Hill and Under Hill
Saga Expansion
The Hobbit
-
165
Released
uMEN17



We Must Away, Ere Break of Day


-






Over the Misty Mountains Grim


-






Dungeons Deep and Caverns Dim


-




October
uMEC35
The Battle of Lake-town
Print on Demand
GenCon 2012
-
49
Released
-

November
MEC17
Heirs of Númenor
Deluxe Expansion
Heirs of Númenor
-
165
Released
uMEN21



Peril in Pelargir


5






Into Ithilien


4






The Siege of Cair Andros


7



2013
February
MEC24
On the Doorstep
Saga Expansion
The Hobbit
-
165
Released
uMEN18



Flies and Spiders


-






The Lonely Mountain


-






The Battle of Five Armies


-




May
MEC18
The Steward's Fear
Adventure Pack
Against the Shadow
5
60
Released
uMEN22


MEC19
The Drúadan Forest
Adventure Pack
Against the Shadow
6
60
Released
uMEN23

July
MEC20
Encounter at Amon Dîn
Adventure Pack
Against the Shadow
5
60
Released
uMEN24

August
uMEN1
Passage Through Mirkwood
Nightmare Deck
Core
-
20
Released
-


uMEN2
Journey Down the Anduin
Nightmare Deck
Core
-
20
Released
-


uMEN3
Escape from Dol Guldur
Nightmare Deck
Core
-
20
Released
-


MEC21
Assault on Osgiliath
Adventure Pack
Against the Shadow
8
60
Released
uMEN25

September
MEC32
The Black Riders
Saga Expansion
The Lord of the Rings
-
165
Released
uMEN19



A Shadow of the Past


-






A Knife in the Dark


-






Flight to the Ford


-




October
MEC22
The Blood of Gondor
Adventure Pack
Against the Shadow
6
60
Released
uMEN26


uMEC33
The Stone of Erech
Print on Demand
GenCon 2013
-
48
Released
-

November
MEC23
The Morgul Vale
Adventure Pack
Against the Shadow
7
60
Released
uMEN27

December
uMEN4
The Hunt for Gollum
Nightmare Deck
Shadows of Mirkwood
-
20
Released
-


uMEN5
Conflict at the Carrock
Nightmare Deck
Shadows of Mirkwood
-
20
Released
-


uMEN6
A Journey to Rhosgobel
Nightmare Deck
Shadows of Mirkwood
-
20
Released
-
2014
February
MEC25
The Voice of Isengard
Deluxe Expansion
The Voice of Isengard
-
156
Released
uMEN28



The Fords of Isen


5






To Catch an Orc


4






Into Fangorn


6




April
uMEN7
The Hills of Emyn Muil
Nightmare Deck
Shadows of Mirkwood
-
20
Released
-


uMEN8
The Dead Marshes
Nightmare Deck
Shadows of Mirkwood
-
20
Released
-


uMEN9
Return to Mirkwood
Nightmare Deck
Shadows of Mirkwood
-
20
Released
-

June
uMEN10
Khazad-dûm
Nightmare Decks
Khazad-dûm
-
60
Released
-


MEC26
The Dunland Trap
Adventure Pack
The Ring-maker
7
60
Released
uMEN29

July
uMEN17
Over Hill and Under Hill
Nightmare Decks
The Hobbit
-
60
Released
-


MEC27
The Three Trials
Adventure Pack
The Ring-maker
5
60
Released
uMEN30

August
MEC28
Trouble in Tharbad
Adventure Pack
The Ring-maker
4
60
Released
uMEN31


uMEN11
The Redhorn Gate
Nightmare Deck
Dwarrowdelf
-
20
Released
-


uMEN12
Road to Rivendell
Nightmare Deck
Dwarrowdelf
-
20
Released
-


uMEN13
The Watcher in the Water
Nightmare Deck
Dwarrowdelf
-
20
Released
-

September
uMEN14
The Long Dark
Nightmare Deck
Dwarrowdelf
-
20
Released
-


uMEN15
Foundations of Stone
Nightmare Deck
Dwarrowdelf
-
20
Released
-


uMEN16
Shadow and Flame
Nightmare Deck
Dwarrowdelf
-
20
Released
-

October
MEC34
The Road Darkens
Saga Expansion
The Lord of the Rings
-
165
Released
uMEN20



The Ring Goes South


-






Journey in the Dark


-






Breaking of the Fellowship


-





MEC29
The Nin-in-Eilph
Adventure Pack
The Ring-maker
4
60
Released
uMEN32


uMEN21
Heirs of Númenor
Nightmare Decks
Heirs of Númenor
-
60
Released
-

November
uMEC37
The Old Forest
Print on Demand
GenCon 2014
-
48
Released
-


MEC30
Celebrimbor's Secret
Adventure Pack
The Ring-maker
6
60
Released
uMEN33

December
uMEN18
On the Doorstep
Nightmare Decks
The Hobbit
-
60
Released
-


MEC31
The Antlered Crown
Adventure Pack
The Ring-maker
7
60
Released
uMEN34
2015
January
uMEC36
Fog on the Barrow-downs
Print on Demand
Fellowship 2014
-
47
Released
-

February
uMEN22
The Steward's Fear
Nightmare Deck
Against the Shadow
-
20
Released
-


uMEN23
The Drúadan Forest
Nightmare Deck
Against the Shadow
-
20
Released
-


uMEN24
Encounter at Amon Dîn
Nightmare Deck
Against the Shadow
-
20
Released
-

March
uMEN25
Assault on Osgiliath
Nightmare Deck
Against the Shadow
-
20
Released
-


uMEN26
The Blood of Gondor
Nightmare Deck
Against the Shadow
-
20
Released
-


uMEN27
The Morgul Vale
Nightmare Deck
Against the Shadow
-
20
Released
-

April
MEC38
The Lost Realm
Deluxe Expansion
The Lost Realm
-
165
Released
uMEN35



Intruders in Chetwood


4






The Weather Hills


5






Deadmen's Dike


7





uMEN19
The Black Riders
Nightmare Decks
The Lord of the Rings
-
60
Released
-


MEC45
The Treason of Saruman
Saga Expansion
The Lord of the Rings
-
165
Released
uMEN36



The Uruk-hai


-






Helm's Deep


-






The Road to Isengard


-




July
MEC39
The Wastes of Eriador
Adventure Pack
Angmar Awakens
6
60
Released
uMEN37


uMEN28
The Voice of Isengard
Nightmare Decks
The Voice of Isengard
-
60
Released
-


MEC40
Escape from Mount Gram
Adventure Pack
Angmar Awakens
5
60
Released
uMEN38

September
MEC41
Across the Ettenmoors
Adventure Pack
Angmar Awakens
4
60
Released
uMEN39


MEC42
The Treachery of Rhudaur
Adventure Pack
Angmar Awakens
5
60
Released
uMEN40

October
uMEN29
The Dunland Trap
Nightmare Deck
The Ring-maker
-
20
Released
-


uMEN30
The Three Trials
Nightmare Deck
The Ring-maker
-
20
Released
-


uMEN31
Trouble in Tharbad
Nightmare Deck
The Ring-maker
-
20
Released
-

November
MEC43
The Battle of Carn Dûm
Adventure Pack
Angmar Awakens
8
60
Released
uMEN41


MEC46
The Land of Shadow
Saga Expansion
The Lord of the Rings
-
165
Released
uMEN43



The Passage of the Marshes


-






Journey to the Cross-roads


-






Shelob's Lair


-




December
MEC44
The Dread Realm
Adventure Pack
Angmar Awakens
7
60
Released
uMEN42
2016
February
MEC47
The Grey Havens
Deluxe Expansion
The Grey Havens
-
165
Released
uMEN44



Voyage Across Belegaer


5






The Fate of Númenor


5






Raid on the Grey Havens


6





uMEC63
The Ruins of Belegost
Print on Demand
GenCon 2015
-
52
Released
-


uMEC64
Murder at the Prancing Pony
Print on Demand
Fellowship 2015
-
52
Released
-

March
uMEN20
The Road Darkens
Nightmare Decks
The Lord of the Rings
-
60
Released
-


uMEN32
The Nîn-in-Eilph
Nightmare Deck
The Ring-maker
-
20
Released
-


uMEN33
Celebrimbor's Secret
Nightmare Deck
The Ring-maker
-
20
Released
-


uMEN34
The Antlered Crown
Nightmare Deck
The Ring-maker
-
20
Released
-

May
MEC48
Flight of the Stormcaller
Adventure Pack
Dream-chaser
6
60
Released
uMEN45

June
MEC49
The Thing in the Depths
Adventure Pack
Dream-chaser
5
60
Released
uMEN46


uMEN35
The Lost Realm
Nightmare Decks
The Lost Realm
-
60
Released
-


MEC50
Temple of the Deceived
Adventure Pack
Dream-chaser
4
60
Released
uMEN47

July
uMEN36
The Treason of Saruman
Nightmare Decks
The Lord of the Rings
-
60
Released
-

August
MEC54
The Flame of the West
Saga Expansion
The Lord of the Rings
-
165
Released
Unreleased



The Passing of the Grey Company


-






The Siege of Gondor


-






The Battle of the Pelennor Fields


-





uMEN37
The Wastes of Eriador
Nightmare Deck
Angmar Awakens
-
20
Released
-


uMEN38
Escape from Mount Gram
Nightmare Deck
Angmar Awakens
-
20
Released
-


uMEN39
Across the Ettenmoors
Nightmare Deck
Angmar Awakens
-
20
Released
-

September
MEC51
The Drowned Ruins
Adventure Pack
Dream-chaser
6
60
Released
uMEN48


MEC52
A Storm on Cobas Haven
Adventure Pack
Dream-chaser
7
60
Released
uMEN49

October
MEC53
The City of Corsairs
Adventure Pack
Dream-chaser
8
60
Released
uMEN50

November
MEC55
The Sands of Harad
Deluxe Expansion
The Sands of Harad
-
165
Released
Unreleased



Escape from Umbar


5






Desert Crossing


6






The Long Arm of Mordor


7



2017
January
uMEN40
The Treachery of Rhudaur
Nightmare Deck
Angmar Awakens
-
20
Released
-


uMEN41
The Battle of Carn Dûm
Nightmare Deck
Angmar Awakens
-
20
Released
-


uMEN42
The Dread Realm
Nightmare Deck
Angmar Awakens
-
20
Released
-

February
MEC56
The Mûmakil
Adventure Pack
Haradrim
4
60
Released
Unreleased

March
uMEC72
The Siege of Annuminas
Print on Demand
Gen Con / Fellowship 2016
-
61
Released
-


MEC57
Race Across Harad
Adventure Pack
Haradrim
6
60
Released
Unreleased

April
uMEN43
The Land of Shadow
Nightmare Decks
The Lord of the Rings
-
60
Released
-

May
MEC58
Beneath the Sands
Adventure Pack
Haradrim
5
60
Released
Unreleased

June
uMEN44
The Grey Havens
Nightmare Deck
The Grey Havens
-
60
Released
-

July
MEC59
The Black Serpent
Adventure Pack
Haradrim
8
60
Released
Unreleased

September
uMEN45
Flight of the Stormcaller
Nightmare Deck
Dream-chaser
-
20
Released
-


uMEN46
The Thing in the Depths
Nightmare Deck
Dream-chaser
-
20
Released
-


uMEN47
Temple of the Deceived
Nightmare Deck
Dream-chaser
-
20
Released
-

October
MEC62
The Mountain of Fire
Saga Expansion
The Lord of the Rings
-
165
Released
Unreleased



The Tower of Cirith Ungol


-






The Black Gate


-






The Long Arm of Mordor


-




December
MEC60
The Dungeons of Cirith Gurat
Adventure Pack
Haradrim
7
60
Released
Unreleased
2018
February
MEC61
The Crossings of Poros
Adventure Pack
Haradrim
5
60
Released
Unreleased


uMEC74
Attack on Dol Guldur
Print on Demand
Gen Con / Fellowship 2017
-

Released
-

May
uMEN48
The Drowned Ruins
Nightmare Deck
Dream-chaser
-
20
Released
-


uMEN49
A Storm on Cobas Haven
Nightmare Deck
Dream-chaser
-
20
Released
-


uMEN50
The City of Corsairs
Nightmare Deck
Dream-chaser
-
20
Released
-

June
MEC65
The Wilds of Rhovanion
Deluxe Expansion
The Wilds of Rhovanion
-
156
Released
Unreleased



Journey Up the Anduin


5






Lost in Mirkwood


5






The King's Quest


5




August
MEC73
Two-Player Limited Edition Starter
Starter Set
Collector's Edition
-
?
Released
Unreleased



The Oath


3






The Caves of Nibin-Dûm


4





MEC66
The Withered Heath
Adventure Pack
Ered Mithrin
6
60
Released
Unreleased

October
MEC67
Roam Across Rhovanion
Adventure Pack
Ered Mithrin
5
60
Released
Unreleased

December
MEC68
Fire in the Night
Adventure Pack
Ered Mithrin
7
60
Released
Unreleased
2019
February
MEC69
The Ghost of Framsburg
Adventure Pack
Ered Mithrin
5
60
Released
Unreleased

April
MEC70
Mount Gundabad
Adventure Pack
Ered Mithrin
8
60
Released
Unreleased

June
MEC71
The Fate of Wilderland
Adventure Pack
Ered Mithrin
?
60
Released
Unreleased

June
uMEC75
The Wizard's Quest
Print on Demand
GenCon 2018
-
77
Released
-

June
uMEC76
The Woodland Realm
Print on Demand
Fellowship 2018
-
?
Released
-

August
MEC77
A Shadow in the East
Deluxe Expansion
A Shadow in the East
-
156
Released
Unreleased



The River Running









Danger in Dorwinion









The Temple of Doom







Q3
MEC78
Wrath and Ruin
Adventure Pack
Vengeance of Mordor
-
60
Unreleased
Unreleased

Q4
MEC79
VoM AP #2
Adventure Pack
Vengeance of Mordor
-
60
Unreleased
Unreleased
2020
Q1
MEC80
VoM AP #3
Adventure Pack
Vengeance of Mordor
-
60
Unreleased
Unreleased

Q1
MEC80
VoM AP #4
Adventure Pack
Vengeance of Mordor
-
60
Unreleased
Unreleased

Q2
MEC81
VoM AP #5
Adventure Pack
Vengeance of Mordor
-
60
Unreleased
Unreleased

Q2
MEC82
VoM AP #6
Adventure Pack
Vengeance of Mordor
-
60
Unreleased
Unreleased

Q2
uMEC
The Mines of Moria
Print on Demand
GenCon 2019
-
78
Unreleased
-
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