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Spreading Shadows
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Product Code L5C30
Release Date 2020-06-05 [1]
Previous Rokugan at War
Next In Pursuit of Truth
Cycle Dominion Cycle

Spreading Shadows is the second Dynasty Pack of the Dominion Cycle. [2]

The cover art of this set by Imad Awan is from the card Seven Stings Keep.


ID Name Clan Deck Type Traits Text Box
39 Twilight Rider unicorn Dynasty Character Bushi. Cavalry. Scout. Rally. (After this card is revealed in a province, add the top card of your dynasty deck to the province faceup.)
Reaction: After this character moves to a conflict, choose a character – ready that character.
32 Cunning Negotiator crane Dynasty Character Courtier. Duelist. Rally.
Action: During a conflict, initiate a Political duel against a character your opponent controls of their choice – resolve the duel. The controller of the duel’s winner may trigger the attacked province’s action ability as if they controlled the province, even if it has already been triggered this round (or specified period).
47 Suffer the Consequences scorpion Conflict Event Earth role only.
Action: During the conflict phase, sacrifice a bowed (friendly) Bushi, Courtier, or Shugenja character – you may declare an additional Political conflict this phase. (Max 1 per phase.)
46 Ethereal Alignment phoenix Conflict Event Spell. Void. Interrupt: When the conflict phase ends, choose a broken province that shares an element with a ring in your claimed ring pool – restore that province. Remove this card from the game.
45 Logistics lion Conflict Event Tactic. Action: Choose a card in or attached to a province – move that card to another unbroken non-stronghold province controlled by the same player. If there is a Battlefield in play, draw 1 card.
44 Mountaintop Vigil dragon Conflict Event Void role only.
Action: During a conflict – cancel all ring effects until the end of the conflict.
42 Obsidian Talisman crab Conflict Attachment Item. Shadowlands. Void role only.
Action: Lose 1 honor – discard a status token from attached character. (Unlimited.)
40 Moto Stables unicorn Dynasty Holding Reaction: After a character you control moves to a conflict – it gets +2military until the end of the conflict. (Limit twice per round.)
37 Thunder Guard Elite scorpion Dynasty Character Bushi. Pride.
Action: During a conflict in which this character is participating, lose 1 honor – your opponent discards 1 random card from their hand.
35 Chronicler of Conquests lion Dynasty Character Courtier. Action: During a conflict in which this character is participating, if there is a Battlefield in play – gain 1 honor.
33 Daidoji Marketplace crane Dynasty Holding Marketplace. Rally. (After this card is revealed in a province, add the top card of your dynasty deck to the province faceup.)
Reaction: After the conflict phase begins – reveal this holding’s province.
31 Butcher of the Fallen crab Dynasty Character Bushi. Berserker. Rally. (After this card is revealed in a province, add the top card of your dynasty deck to the province faceup.)
While this character is attacking, characters with less military skill than the number of unbroken provinces you control cannot be declared as defenders.
34 Traveling Philosopher dragon Dynasty Character Monk. Interrupt: When this character leaves play, choose an unbroken province you control – turn that province facedown.
30 Driven By Courage neutral Province Action: During a conflict at an air province, choose a participating character – that character gets +2military and +2Political until the end of the conflict.
29 Wind's Path Unique unicorn Province Road. Eminent.
During conflicts, you may play each character in this province as if it were in your hand. Each character played this way must enter play in the conflict.
28 Retire to the Brotherhood phoenix Province Reaction: After this province is revealed – each player discards each character they control with no fate, reveals cards from the top of their dynasty deck until an equal number of characters are revealed, and puts those characters into play. Shuffle.
27 Spectral Visitation lion Province Spirit. Reaction: After this province is revealed, discard the top 4 cards of your dynasty deck – choose a character in your dynasty discard pile and put that character into play
41 Disciple of Shinsei neutral Dynasty Character Monk. Brotherhood. Interrupt: When this character leaves play, choose an attachment – discard it.
38 Dispatch to Nowhere scorpion Dynasty Event Action: Choose a character with no fate – discard it.
43 Highlight the Flaws crane Conflict Event Fire role only.
Interrupt: When the effects of a province's triggered ability would initiate – cancel those effects.
36 Inspired Visionary phoenix Dynasty Character Shugenja. Air. Reaction: After the fate phase begins, bow this character and choose an attachment – shuffle that attachment into its owner's conflict deck. That player draws 1 card.
25 Seven Stings Keep Unique scorpion Stronghold Castle. Interrupt: When you declare a conflict, choose a number greater than 0 and bow this stronghold – your opponent declares defenders for this conflict. Then declare the conflict (choosing attackers, ring, conflict type, and province). You must declare a number of attackers equal to the number you chose.
26 Shinsei's Last Hope Unique crab Province Village. Eminent. (This province starts the game faceup and cannot be turned facedown. It cannot be a stronghold province.)
Each character played from this province costs two less to play and enters play dishonored.
48 Never Yield unicorn Conflict Event Philosophy. Reaction: After you declare an attack – until the end of the conflict, each character you control cannot be bowed or moved home by opponents’ card effects.