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Questions tagged [gloomhaven]

A cooperative board game where a group of mercenaries take on monsters in dungeon crawls linked by an RPG-like campaign.

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Gloomhaven: road events and scenario reset

When you encounter a road event, it could cause your party to take damage. When you die in a scenario according to the rulebook you can retry it at full health, without doing another road event. ...
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If I draw my Critical Miss card, can I apply its effect so as to mitigate it?

I don't have the rules in front of me so I may be using different terminology to that used in the rules. Suppose I am playing as the Scoundrel and have taken the perk that allows me to add "(draw ...
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Eclipse class question

When I'm using the consume-dark version of Concealed Dominance's bottom half, can I only teleport to hexes within line of site? Or can I teleport to any revealed and unoccupied hex on the board?
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Gloomhaven - are monster abilities in effect prior to their turn

If a player with the lowest initiative attacks a monster, is that monster’s shield or retaliate in effect yet?
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What happens if you hit a rolling modifier when you have advantage?

What happens if you hit a rolling modifier when you have advantage?
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Gloomhaven: Does it count as me landing the killing blow if a monster dies to my retaliate?

Related to Does it count as me landing the killing blow if a monster dies to a Wound that I inflicted?, will a character get credit (for Personal Quests/Battle Goals) for killing a monster if the ...
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How should I start a second Gloomhaven campaign when the first is deeply underway?

The rules specify that your campaign game can only play modules that are unlocked, and not repeat. It implies two parties moving simultaneously through the world, changing things permanently. The ...
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Can I switch perks?

Are there rules in Gloomhaven for switching perks? I read nothing about it in the RuleBook nor saw anything via google. Wondering if this is the case of doesn't say so can't do it. As much as one ...
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Do I retaliate against a missed attack?

The rules for retaliation state: When exactly does retaliate trigger? Retaliate triggers after all effects of an attack have been applied. If the retaliating figure dies from the attack, the ...
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How does the Feedback Loop card work in Gloomhaven?

I've seen a lot of FAQ's about the Feedback Loop Card in Gloomhaven, but they always refer to the augment portion which seems straight forward to me. However I am a little confused about the bottom ...
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In Gloomhaven - do monsters spawn in the beginning of scenarios that have open doors/passageways to other tiles?

I see the rules about how you spawn monsters in a new room when you "reveal" it by unlocking the door. However, in some maps there are already open passageways between map tiles. Does that mean the ...
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In Gloomhaven, is the leading card chosen for initiative after or before monster cards are revealed

I understand that the 2 action cards are chosen before monster cards are revealed, but I'm confused about whether leading cards are chosen before monster cards are revealed. I saw a video that ...
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Adding more monsters than provided tokens

During Scenario 2 we ran into an issue where there were more of a certain monster type on the board than monster tokens of that type were available. So, we didn't have the correct pieces to put onto ...
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Does Pushing Need To Be Adjacent?

It's not specified if, when pushing, does the monster need to be adjacent? Some cards say specifically adjacent some don't, so the ones that don't does that mean infinite range? Sources with answers ...
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Does it count as me landing the killing blow if a monster dies to a Wound that I inflicted?

Some of the personal quests involve killing a certain number of monsters. The official FAQ has clarified that the character must be the one to land the killing blow in order for it to count towards ...
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Is chest loot in “real gold” or “gold tokens”?

I looted a chest and looked up the reward in the back to find "10 gold". Does that mean that I add 10 gold to my character right away, or do I get 10 "gold tokens" which are multiplied based on the ...