Saruman The White

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Saruman The White can be reached from the Eye Of The Graeae event, the Khufu's Journey event, or Saruman The Grey by using an Improbability Device. It can also simply be a random event.


In the event, you can make one of the following choices:

  • Move backwards: Saruman has Uruk-hai take you back 18-26 spaces.
  • Lose 1 Speed: You lose 1 permanent Speed.
  • Die: You die.
  • Receive a Greater Curse: Saruman casts the Cursed Wounds spell on you.
  • If you have an Improbability Device, it can be used instead of making one of the above choices to change this event into Saruman Of Many Colors, in which Saruman will do 3 random things from the following list to all players besides you:
  • Incapacitate them.
  • Give them 6 turns of Temporarily Silenced.
  • Knock them back 12-17(?) spaces. All affected players move the same amount of spaces back.
  • Give them a random Disease from the generic Disease-givers pool. (All affected players get the same Disease.)
  • Give 3 random items in their inventory the Ethereal enchantment.
  • Give them 1 turn of Fire.

Event Text[edit | edit source]

  • Upon encounter:
Saruman The White


You stand in front of Saruman the White.


'You'd be wise to fear me, mortal. For I am Saruman the White, and the reign of man has come to an end. How will you suffer?'
[Move backwards]
[Lose 1 Speed]
[Die]
[Receive a Greater Curse]

Saruman the White? Let's use your Improbability Device on him!

  • Upon selecting [Move backwards]:
March Forth, Uruk-hai!
Saruman orders his army of elite Uruk-hai to drag you back 18-26 spaces.


'March forth, Uruk-hai! Get this mortal out of my sight!'
[Continue]

  • Upon selecting [Lose 1 Speed]:
The Minus One Speed
Saruman shackles your spirit. You feel... slower...


'The progress of man is tiresome. You do not achieve greatness. You never will.'
[Continue]

  • Upon selecting [Die]:
Death
Saruman holds his ivory staff up in the air. You feel your soul slipping out of your body.


'Mortality is weakness. Your kind will be wiped from this earth.'

You die.
[Continue]

Upon using an Improbability Device:

Improbability Device
You use your Improbability Device on Saruman! Saruman the White suddenly fades away and becomes...
[Continue]

If continuing from Improbability Device in a game with other people:

Saruman Of Many Colors

Holy crap! Saruman has somehow transformed into his most powerful form ever: Saruman Of Many Colors! He gives you a slightly deranged smile...


"Fear me, mortals! I will troll all of you, except for PlayerName! Now witness the might of the most powerful troll in the world!"

Saruman bursts into song and unleashes multiple waves of terrible magic! Everyone except PlayerName is affected!
(3 of the following are listed)
*They are incapacitated.
*They are Silenced.
*They are knocked back X spaces.
*They receive DiseaseName.
*3 of their items are turned Ethereal.
*They are set on Fire.

If continuing from Improbability Device in a single-player game:

Saruman Of Many Colors

Holy crap! Saruman has somehow transformed into his most powerful form ever: Saruman Of Many Colors! He gives you a slightly deranged smile...


"Fear me, mortals! I will troll all of you, except for PlayerName! Now witness the might of the most powerful troll in the world!"

Saruman bursts into song and unleashes multiple waves of terrible magic! The Shire is burned down to the ground and all the hobbits are either killed or enslaved. Well, I sure as hell hope you hate Hobbits, because you pretty much got them all killed. Well done!

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