Each piece is hand-painted with great detail with 2 variations of the Nest. Unfortunately last Friday we were not one, not two, but three players short. And then there’s move 5 until you’re ready to burn the card for all it’s worth. Of. That will amount to an attack with Stun, Move 3, and then Attack 3. Generally speaking, half our turn would be dedicated towards movement, either closer to the enemy to attack, or away from them to avoid damage. Name says it all. Initiative 75 is the bomb in this case. You’re blocked from performing your melee attack. Unlike other effects, PIERCE is applied while calculating the accompanying attack damage instead of afterwards. Bottom half is just a self-explanatory Move 3. Scurry + Submissive Affliction: Attack, Move, Attack. Maybe by 2040. Apart from that leave this sucker in the dust and don’t look back. MONSTERS! 50 Money Tokens 6. Milk that Move 5 until you’re ready to mentally blow someone up and then cash in. Up to you, but you won’t see me marching around with this augment applied. Because that isn’t an option, if TMW is in your discard pile (we’ll discuss why that might be the case in a second) and you randomly discard a card that isn’t TMW then you can’t lose a hitpoint to choose again because the next time it could be TMW, and then you’re stuck. If an attack effect is listed on an ability card after an attack, the target (or targets) of the attack is subject to the additional effect as well, after damage from the attack is resolved. It’s great for those times when something is just out of reach. Discover a new magical world with these board games like Gloomhaven. My fellow Vermlings, meet your loot card. People often talk about an initiative 86 as a negative aspect of the card, but if you know what you’re doing that just frees you up to go when you want to go! I’ll come back and continue adding in higher level cards as I unlock them, but for now I hope you’ve gotten lots of useful information and insight into how the Vermling Mindthief works. Those are some big numbers sitting there on this card, but like speaking to a greasy car salesman you gotta be thinking, What’s the catch? The room for error is minimal and you need to have a solid understanding of the tools at your disposal. And then everyone covered in his grey matter gets hit with Attack 2. This extra movement is also taken into consideration when determining monster focus. Shake the mindset that any ranged attack needs to be done from range. Squeeze every turn you can out of that little rat man! The bottom half is a good action, but as a burner card it’s just not going to be more beneficial than the top. Would you look at what we have here. Just to be clear… this is an augment, that you need to remove The Mind’s Weakness to play, and when you melee attack you get Shield 1. Bring this card along only if you’re interested in making different augments part of your strategy and gameplay. Or at least more of the much more attractive Feedback Loop. If you’ve already got a support class in your party then there’s nothing to see here on the top of Silent Scream. There’s gotta be something extra thrown in there to sweeten the deal, so you can get a bonus two for every negative condition on the opponent, which can seriously get up there. TMW + Perverse Edge: You won’t get much damage out of it, but it’ll set up TMW and Stun a fool for next time. Gloomhaven/Frosthaven Player Character Dashboard with HP & XP Dial Trackers Set of 2 Birch Plywood Hero Organizer for Saving Your Table Space 4.3 out of 5 stars 25 $18.99 $ 18. Apart from that we’ve already got an Attack 5 with Frigid Apparition, so one extra Attack point isn’t gonna sweeten the deal enough. This can be a massive help in crowd control because you may (but do not have to) target all adjacent enemies. On the map, at least: our heroes have buggered off back to town with their ill-gotten gains. And who says the Mindthief can’t do ranged attacks! If you’re just starting out then you should stop reading this and come back when you’ve leveled up and have some decisions to make. Answer, probably not. Silent Scream provides us with another augment card to not choose from! An additional 2 hexes tacked onto your movement when you need it most is not just handy, it could be the difference between dancing around your big ugly enemy OR having Vermling guts splattered all over the wall. 1-4 players, 30 min. SPONSORED. You can definitely bank on a trap lining up with your Push once a scenario, but more than that is asking a lot. We’ll not spend too much time on this. At the start of the campaign we won mission after mission after mission – and then suddenly, as we leveled up, things became really difficult … Take one enemy in Range 3 and bring him onto your team for the round! If you have other allies that can help you in the healing department than this card becomes less mandatory, but still very good to have. The idea behind this card is to be able to move your summon because it only does Move 1 by itself, but committing 2 cards out of your 10 to a summon just isn’t a good return. This is the official FAQ for all Gloomhaven-related issues. That’s why we’ve gone through 7 other cards before this one. And if that isn’t the case, if the enemy is just begging to be poisoned so that you and your mercenary compadres can bring down the wrath of The Great Oak then use your poison dagger. Try my Maghex Walls for Gloomhaven. If you play the Mindthief with poetry and all the colours of the wind, then welcome home. Difficult and hazardous terrain added in our last major update might give you a hard time! We are experiencing this game for the first time but are both experienced Gloomhaven players. Hang onto that stamina potion, my friend, you’re gonna want this one back! Also take note of the poison that they can lay down. Another one was learning that they nerfed the stamina potion so that it only gives one card back instead of two. … and it isn’t even a burner card. So when you’re in the game just keep in mind that if you’re using Invisibility you likely won’t be moving that turn as well. You’re a mercenary, not a Gloomhaven Community Watch volunteer. Packs a punch, but you definitely need to keep him out of danger. Select what you want to put on the board from the list of objects in the upper left corner of the screen by left-clicking on the object (Character, Monster, Trap, Hazardous Terrain, Difficult Terrain, Obstacle or Wall). Both push and pull effects are considered movements, however, they are not affected by difficult terrain. The poison dagger, which is recommended in the book, does come in handy because you’ll start to have run-ins with larger, scarier enemies that have high hit points and armour. We can’t even TMW our way up to a 3 attack on that, what gives? I’m printing all the scenarios in Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion, in collaboration with my boyfriend, on a filament and a resin 3D printer. Good if you need to weaken a boss or really powerful enemy, but not the primary reason I’d play this card. Somewhere safe where you won’t be the target of everything in the room and you can buy yourself some time to apply that sweet, sweet TMW. Gloomhaven Scoundrel class board and character miniature Why a single target poison build? Patience, young mercenary, we’re not in it for the attack. In this regard, the Mindthief is endowed with some absolutely wonderful cards, and they are part of the reason this character was voted the second most fun to play. Great combo if you need a lot of attack with a bit of mobility in between. Carrying around a card that has a useless non-burner side is just dead weight and often isn’t worth the bang at the end, so don’t fall into that trap when you see other cards with a flashy burner and a useless reusable half. $15.99 $ 15. I gotta leave it there for now. If you burn two cards then, when you rest, you will lose three. When you pair this with Boots Of Striding you’re also getting more value out of them because their additional two moves also have Jump. Wrong. See them all ranked by your truly, Mr Badger. Failed to subscribe, please contact admin. There are only 6 rubble tokens in the whole Gloomhaven Your Attack 2 might do damage to the big guy, but his retaliate will DEFINITELY do damage back. This has the highest base attack of a non-burner card that the MT starts with, and is actually one of the highest of its type amongst the Starting 6. … and don’t forget to take your Experience Point for your trouble…. They make or break your Gloomhaven run, but which are the most annoying? FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Accessibility Help. The key to Mindthief success is positioning. There are a total of 130 pieces. These are starting characters, so I wouldn’t be spoiling anything for myself or the group. Play it often, and relish each use. That is a FINE outcome for a bottom half action! This is the order I recommend them in, but I will caveat this with the advice that you should prioritize these based on your party composition. Actions that are random, too situational, or just too costly to be of much use. Gloomhaven - Early Access RoadmapAbout the GameWhether you are drawn to the lands of Gloomhaven by the call of adventure or by an avid desire for gold glimmering in the dark, your fate will surely be the same.Gloomhaven, the digital adaptation of the acclaimed board game, mixes Tactical-RPG and dungeon-crawling. As damage goes, this one is fur-ocious (this Mindthief guide is not above bad puns). Get somebody else to do it…. Required fields are marked *. Like any grey cloud, we will of course look to find the silver lining in each so you know the pros and cons of everything in the Mindthief’s arsenal. If you’ve been paying attention this whole you’ll realize that we’ve already covered off 10 cards, so luckily for you and me you’re not going to have to select any of the cards in this section. Free shipping. Difficult Terrain 6 1 Hex Rubble Rubble for Gloomhaven Y Delving Decor: Rocky Rubble (28mm/Heroic scale) Y Rocky Terrain (18mm scale) Y Force an enemy to take 1 step… I get it, if it’s directly beside a trap then you’re loving life. The obvious problem there is you may get walloped before you disappear. We’ve lost a scenario a few times recently, through both dying and lack of stamina, and it has been demoralising. 18 Character Miniatures 3. Artistic. You won’t be able to attack whoever you’re pushing though, unless you’re doing it at range because the push has to come right after the move. It’s a great character to play, so I hope you have fun diving into the fray and blowing up some bad guys. Something I myself would probably watch or listen to. This is going to be one of your work horse, vanilla flavoured Attack cards that has some sprinkles of excitement on the bottom. Setting yourself up for success in Round 2. This is all to make the best Gloomhaven, Jaws of the Lion and Frosthaven playing experience we can create. Once you’ve played Mindthief enough you’ll start to acquire a sense of entitlement that you should get, at the very least, 1 experience point each turn, and the omission of such a detail on a card is taken as nothing less than a personal slight. Muddle & Poison on each melee attack. The list goes on. And this will also spare your allies from needing to step up, giving everyone a chance to heal up, rest if necessary and dodge some damage. Gloomhaven’s third encounter, the Inox Encampment, lies before us. Healing for the whole crew when you do a melee attack or plus freaking two on that melee attack?? I think it’s an okay strategy, but not amazing. How much use you get out of this card really depends on how you want to play the Mindthief and how well the scenario is going. Since I didn’t want to play another person’s character, or start an entirely new party on short notice, none of us actually played Gloomhaven last week. MONSTERS! You’re getting this for free at range, why leave it behind? I’ve spent a lot of this guide telling you to move around and dodge those hits, but realistically you’re gonna get attacked. You’ll look at each other, ask who’s going to step up and everyone will explain why they can’t. Especially early on. Gloomhaven Monster: Giant Viper . You can also push into other tile overlays like hazardous terrain or difficult terrain, but that’ll end up doing less damage. The selected object will have a white border around it. 150 Event Cards 13. The initiative is lukewarm, but when you’re laying down some hurt on a fool, 29 is still manageable. There may come a time when you and your allies are all short on health and the next round is going to bring a whole lot of pain. 6 Monster Stat Sleeves 9. Inspired by rbross and nestyr's tile sets. You’ll definitely have monsters that have got negative conditions on them, but it won’t be often they have more than one, and if they do they’re likely close to death anyhow. The original can be found at Official FAQ ... (traps or hazardous terrain): negative hexes are considered obstacles when determining this path unless there is no path except through the negative hexes. The bottom half is much like a border collie getting all the sheep to move along into the next dungeon. Some people argue that it’s entirely overpowered, but hey, if the creator gives you a gift Inox, you don’t look it in the mouth…, The first Mindthief turn of every scenario starts off with “I will start off by playing…” and everyone in the party sighs and says “… the mind’s weakness…?” “THE MIND’S WEAKNESS!!”. Not shabby at all for using 0 burner cards in that turn. The bottom half Loot 2 (loss) is really only going to be worth it at the end of the scenario when all the hard work is done. With initiative 27 being very mediocre, you can view this as a very average attack card with a possible situational upside that can clear out a trap and dish out a bit of extra damage. There’s a problem with that though. That is the ideal situation for a Mindthief. Apart from that you’re not going to want to burn this workhorse before then. Attack, move onto the next one, attack again. Let’s be honest, the worst thing about Gloomhaven is … Move 4, Attack 4, plus a pairing with a second attack is good value for one burned card, and although it isn’t the flashiest of moves with a big red X in the corner, it comes at a low opportunity cost because its top action isn’t particularly unique or critical. I can’t even say that it’s tempting. There’s also another small hitch the Mindthief runs into when short resting, and that is the inability to lose The Mind’s Weakness. +1 Range to Perverse EdgeGreat for holding off range enemies while you deal with melee enemies first. Show Line of Sight Show Range Show Movement Show Focus Show Destination Show Sightline Show Obstruction Altogether a Push 3 is incredibly useful and if you decided to take this card instead of Submissive Affliction I Play it first and protect it at all costs. I still need to print these to make sure the texture dimensions are correct. Unfortunately, there isn't very much of a variety. Well fret not my friend, because if you’ve consumed ice then you can go ahead and collect that experience point anyway, even if the opponent is dead before he can be stunned. Starter Terrain set for wargames like Gloomhaven, Frostgrave, DnD etc. So when we’re used to laying down a basic 4, this Attack 2 starts to feel more like a long distance kiss on the cheek. This link will also be listed in the scenario’s entry in the scenario book. an ally) as they move through a dungeon, being able to move them back when they’re too fast or up when they’re two slow can win you a scenario. Some of it is stuff we got wrong early and have since corrected in later games but there was also some other stuff that we messed up as recently as our last game. Pay attention to obstacle, trap, doorway, and difficult terrain placement as they often can be utilized in your favor. In this strategy tips I will focus on a couple of tips that help all characters get the most from their You’re kicking off the game with 30 gold burning a hole in your pocket! I’ve put it down low in terms of importance, but that is from the perspective of the scenario. Please note that Hirst Arts has no affiliation with the designers or makers of the game. Immobilize your enemy then leave him in the dust. I recommend Stamina because Tinkerer and Spellweaver can cover the healing, but if you haven’t got them in your party a Healing Potion may be beneficial. If you move to the same spot as last time and your initiative is lower than the Cragheart (and let’s be honest, it will be) then you’re going to be attacked by 4 enemies in one round. Striding. Not just for the Mindthief, but for all classes. Most of the time I would dump Into the Night. At this rate we’ll have completed the game by [checks scenario booklet]… oh. That doesn’t make for a very good day at the office. Let’s dance, fool. This guide will give an overview of each starting class in Gloomhaven, starting cards, and perks. The superficial downside of this card is the glaring lack of an experience point! Cephalofair Games Sinister Fish Gloomhaven Removable Sticker Set, Removable Stickers Multi-Award-Winning Strategy Boxed Board Game Accessory for ages 12 & … If The Mind’s Weakness wasn’t the only really good augment card then this one would have a shot. And Range 2 gives us a bit of flexibility, Jaws of the time but! 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