A stand alone game that precedes the events of Gloomhaven
The game includes four new characters — Valrath Red Guard (tank, crowd control), Inox Hatchet (ranged damage), Human Voidwarden (support, mind-control), and Quatryl Demolitionist (melee damage, obstacle manipulation) — that can also be used in the original Gloomhaven game.
Hereos are invited to investigate mysterious disappearances within the city
Is it the work of Vermlings, or is something far more sinister going on?
Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion is aimed at a more casual audience to get people into the gameplay more quickly. All of the hard-to-organize cardboard map tiles have been removed, and instead players will play on the scenario book itself, which features new artwork unique to each scenario.
- The last barrier to entry — i.e., learning the game — has also been lowered through a simplified rule set and a five-scenario tutorial that will ease new players into the experience.
- Playable as a stand-alone game or as an expansion to Gloomhaven Cooperative campaign game of tactical combat set in the Gloomhaven universe Players will assume the roles of 4 new hardened mercenaries and work together to fight through a new prequel campaign full of choices, challenges, and twists.
- New built in tutorials, Learn-to-Play Guide, and play-surface scenario books allow players to jump into the action more quickly and easily than ever before.
- 1 - 4 players
- Ages 14+
- 30 - 120 minute playtime