The fourth card-only expansion for Eldritch Horror. Requires the core set to play.

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Release July 06, 2017
Symbol 08
Cities in Ruin
Type Card Only
Board None
Investigators 4
Ancient Ones 1

Box Contents

This expansion introduces Disaster mechanics. It also contains Glamour spells, Talent Conditions, Unique Assets and Preludes.

Ancient Ones

The expansion contains the following Ancient One:

Shudde M'ell

Shudde M'ell has 6 Mysteries listed here, 24 Research Encounter cards and 8 Special Encounter cards (Exploring G'harne). It uses 16 Disaster cards and 16 Devastation Encounter cards.

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Mystey Type
Bringer of Ruin Research Encounter
Disaster Relief Effort Misc.
Exploring G'harne Special Encounter
Renewing the Seal Eldritch Tokens
The Burrowers Beneath Epic Monster
The Worldrender Epic Monster


This box contains the 4 Investigators below:


It contains the 4 Artifacts below:

Name Trait
Fetch Stick Item, Magical, Weapon
G'harne Fragments Item, Relic, Tome
Tikkoun Elixir Item, Elixir
Vach-Viraj Chant Item, Magical, Tome


The box contains 12 Spell cards listed here. Each spell has 4 variants.

Name Trait
Beast Within Glamour
Occult Exaltation Ritual
Spectral Razor Incantation


It contains its 16 Asset cards, as we see here:

Name Trait Value
Agency Stakeout Service 3
Arcane Sutra Item, Tome 3
Forbidden Secrets Item, Tome 2
Gatling Gun Item, Weapon 4
Grisly Totem Trinket, Magical 3
Lodge Hunter Ally 4
Mauser C96 Item, Weapon 2
Mission Briefing Service 1
Mystic Scroll Item, Tome 1
News Report Service 1
Occult Scripture Item, Tome 3
Painkillers Trinket 1
Private Flight Service 2
Silver Twilight Host Service 3
Training Regimen Service 2
Winchester Rifle Item, Weapon 2

Unique Assets

This expansion contains 24 Unique Assets, listed here:

Name Trait Count
Agency Secrets Item 4
Agent Callahan Ally - Character 1
Amery Wendy-Smith Ally - Character 1
Courier Run Task 4
Duke Ally 1
For the Greater Good Task 3
Light of Reason Task 3
Professor Morgan Ally - Character 1
Seeking the Masters Task 3
Wave of Destruction Task 3


It contains 20 Conditions cards, listed here:

Name Traits Count
Attuned Talent 2
Blessed Boon 1
Cursed Bane 1
Dark Pact Deal 1
Debt Deal, Common 1
Guts Talent 2
Practiced Talent 2
Quick Study Talent 2
Relentless Talent 2
Rugged Talent 2
Terror Madness 4


The box contains 4 Prelude cards listed here.

Prelude Mechanic used
Apocalypse Nigh Shudde M'ell
Fall of Man Disaster
The Price of Prestige Task Unique Assets
You Know What You Must Do For the Greater Good Unique Asset


The expansion contains 10 Monster tokens (4 normal, 6 epic).

Name Class Count
Ancient Cthonian Epic 4
Formless Spawn Normal 1
Leopard Man Normal 1
Shudde M'ell Epic 1
Yithian Normal 1
Young Cthonian Normal 1
Worldrender Epic 1


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