Deep Elf

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Deep Elf
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Statistics
Attack Type: Melee
Monster Traits: Dark / Cave
Base Size: Small (1x1)
Expansion(s): Conversion Kit
Bonds of the Wild



Deep Elf is a monster found in the sixth Hero and Monster Collection set, Bonds of the Wild. It was previously found in the Second Edition Conversion Kit.

Description

File:DeepElf.jpg
The original artwork.

Far beneath the earth lives a society of elves that have turned their backs on their fellows. They have become an elite order of assassins, hiring their knives and their skills out to the highest bidder. The best assassins are given ice daggers that cover their victims in a thin sheet of frost, making their weapons and armor extremely brittle.

Deep elves live in isolation, far from other civilizations, and they have devoted their lives to eradicating the evil influence of the Ynfernael. Through some unknown means, their warriors travel to the blighted planes of the Aenlong, slaying the fell creatures that dwell there. But the Ynfernael’s corruption is universal, and over time even the most noble deep elves find their will twisted toward a darker purpose. Now, some of these corrupted warriors have pitted themselves against the heroes in their quest.

Statistics

Monster Group Size
#
Heroes
Minions Masters
2 1 0
3 0 1
4 1 1


Act I

Minion

Speed
5
Health
7
Defense
1 Brown
Special 1
Stealthy
Special 2
Pierce 2
Special 3
Surge +1 Heart
Attack
1 Blue + 1 Yellow

Master

Speed
5
Health
9
Defense
1 Brown
Special 1
Riposte
Special 2
Stealthy
Special 3
Pierce 3
Special 4
Surge +1 Heart
Attack
1 Blue + 1 Yellow

Act II

Minion

Speed
5
Health
8
Defense
1 Gray
Special 1
Stealthy
Special 2
Pierce 2
Special 3
Surge +2 Heart
Attack
1 Blue + 1 Yellow

Master

Speed
5
Health
10
Defense
1 Gray
Special 1
Riposte
Special 2
Stealthy
Special 3
Pierce 4
Special 4
Surge +2 Heart
Attack
1 Blue + 1 Yellow

Abilities

  • Stealthy: Each attack that targets this monster must roll 3 additional range beyond the normally required amount or the attack is a miss.
  • Pierce X: This attack ignores X Shield rolled on the defense dice.
  • Riposte: Each time an adjacent figure resolves an attack that affects this monster, that figure suffers Heart equal to the defense results; if the attack is a miss, the figure suffers Heart equal to the Heart rolled instead.

Trivia

  • Deep Elves first appeared in the Altar of Despair expansion from Descent: Journeys in the Dark (first edition).