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The second card + board expansion for Eldritch Horror. Requires the core set to play.

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Release 10 Dec 2015
Symbol 05
Under the Pyramids
Type Card + Board
Board Pyramids Map
Investigators 8
Ancient Ones 2

Expansion Overview

The Under the Pyramids expansion leads investigators on an expedition beneath the pyramids of Giza to uncover the dark history of the Black Pharaoh, a cruel ruler of ancient Egypt who was stricken from all records.

It includes new investigators, Ancient Ones, Monsters, and encounters to be used with Eldritch Horror. It also introduces new mechanics including a new sideboard, Unique Assets, Impairment tokens, and an adventure Under the Pyramids.

Box Contents

This expansion introduces Impairment mechanics and uses Glamour spells, Unique Assets and Preludes. It also contains the 6 Museum Heist adventures.

Ancient Ones

The expansion contains the 2 Ancient Ones below:


Abhoth has 6 Mysteries listed here, 24 Research Encounter cards and 24 Special Encounter cards (Spawn of Abhoth and Deep Caverns).

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Mystey Type
Child of Abhoth Epic Monster
Exploring the Caverns Special Encounter
Sealing the Caverns Research Encounter
Spawn of Uncleanliness Eldritch Tokens
The Source of Filth and Disease Research Encounter
Touched by Abhoth Eldritch Tokens


Nephren-Ka has 6 Mysteries listed here, 24 Research Encounter cards and 16 Special Encounter cards (Black Wind and Dark Pharaoh). It also uses the Pyramids Map Board with its 32 Encounter cards.

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Mystey Type
Exploring Egypt Eldritch Tokens
Haunter of the Dark Epic Monster
Stricken from History Research Encounter
The Beast Epic Monster
The Black Wind Special Encounter
Worshipers of a Forsaken Pharaoh Misc.


This box contains the 8 Investigators below:


It contains the 4 Artifacts below:

Name Trait
Book of the Dead Item, Relic, Tome
Scales of Thoth Item, Magical, Relic
Shining Trapezohedron Item, Magical
Twin Scepters Item, Magical, Relic


The box contains 24 Spell cards listed here. Each spell has 4 variants.

Name Trait
Alter Fate Glamour
Enchant Weapon Glamour
Enchanting Grace Glamour
Forced Learning Glamour
Shroud of Shadow Glamour
Wrack Incantation


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

Name Trait Value
.32 Colt Pocket Item, Weapon 2
Ancient Tome Item, Relic, Tome 2
Ankh Item, Relic 3
Arcane Scroll Trinket, Tome 1
Book of Spells Item, Tome 3
Curiosity Shoppe Service 4
Enchanted Dagger Item, Weapon, Magical 1
Lucky Talisman Trinket, Relic 3
Magic Shoppe Service 2
Magnifying Glass Trinket 1
Psychoanalyst Ally 2
Ritual Candles Trinket 1
Scribe's Journal Item, Tome 1
Sledgehammer Item 2
Treasure Hunter Ally 4
Ward Evil Service 2

Unique Assets

This expansion contains 35 Unique Assets, listed here:

Name Trait Count
Ancient Sword Item - Magical Relic Weapon 1
Canopic Jar Item - Magical Relic 3
Cryptic Text Item - Tome 4
Cursed Tablet Item - Magical Relic 1
Enoch Bowen Ally - Character 1
Erich Weiss Ally - Character 1
Fossilized Samples Item - Relic 3
Halpin Chambers Ally - Character 1
Invoke the Elements Task 3
Jeweled Scarab Trinket - Magical Relic 1
Know Thy Enemy Task 3
Mysterious Idol Item - Magical Relic 3
Ornate Scarab Trinket - Magical Relic 1
Pharaonic Mask Item - Magical Relic 1
Purifying The World Task 3
Treasure Map Trinket 4
Wooden Puppet Ally - Magical Relic 1


It contains 16 Conditions cards, listed here:

Name Traits Count
Amnesia Madness 1
Back Injury Injury 1
Blessed Boon 1
Cursed Bane 1
Despair Madness 4
Diseased Illness 4
Haunted Bane 4


The box contains 6 Prelude cards listed here.

Prelude Mechanic used
Call of Cthulhu Cthulhu
Drastic Measures Impairment
Epidemic Abhoth
Ghost from The Past Haunted Condition
Litany of Secrets Expedition Encounters
Under the Pyramids Nephren-Ka or Museum Heist adventures


It also contains the 22 Mythos cards listed below:

Name Type Difficulty
Archaeological Breakthroughs Green Easy
Curse of Knowledge Yellow Medium
Did We Make It? Yellow Easy
Dream of Lands Beyond Blue Medium
Food for Worms Green Hard
Forgotten Knowledge Green Medium
Glimpse the Lurker Yellow Hard
Madness From the Sea Blue Hard
Milk of the All Mother Green Hard
Overabundance Yellow Medium
Shadow Beneath Chicago Blue Medium
The Contagion Blue Easy
The Messenger Green Hard
The Ones Left Behind Green Medium
The Ravages of Time Yellow Hard
The Ulama of Ibn Tulun Green Easy
Treader of the Dust Blue Hard
Unimaginable Horror Yellow Hard
Unknown Dangers Green Medium
Visions of Past Lives Yellow Easy
Voodoo Curse Blue Easy
Weight of Avarice Yellow Medium


The expansion contains 12 Monster tokens (7 normal, 5 epic).

Name Class Count
Abhoth Epic 1
Child of Abhoth Epic 1
Cultist Normal 3
Crawling One Normal 1
Fire Vampire Normal 1
Haunter of the Dark Epic 1
Quachil Uttaus Epic 1
Sand Dweller Normal 1
Spawn of Sebak Normal 1
The Beast Epic 1