Setup for 5 Player a Game of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle

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Rule Set: The Charms and Potions Expansion - Pack 4

1. Location Cards
Location Cards
  1. Collect the 3 - Pack 4 Location cards.
  2. Stack them in with the "1 of 3" card on top and the "3 of 3" card on bottom.
  3. Place them face up in the Locations space on the board.
2. Dark Art Cards
Dark Art Cards
  1. Collect the Dark Arts cards with this text in the upper right corner:
    • Base: Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6, Game 7
    • Charms: Pack 1, Pack 2
  2. Collect the Dark Arts Potions cards with this text in the upper right corner:
    • Charms: Pack 3, Pack 4
  3. Shuffle them and place the stack face down in the Dark Arts space on the board.
3. Encounter Cards
Encounter Cards
  1. Collect the 3 - Pack 4 Encounter cards.
  2. Stack in order with the "1 of 3" card on top and the "3 of 3" card on bottom.
  3. Place them face up in the Horcrux space on the board.
4. Villain Cards
Villain Cards
  1. Remove these Villain cards from the game and put them back in the box:
    • Remove Game 5 Lord Voldemort
    • Remove Game 6 Lord Voldemort
    • Remove Game 7 Lord Voldemort
  2. Place the Pack 4 Lord Voldemort Villain card face up on the Villain space on the board.
  3. Collect and shuffle together these Villain cards:
    • All 4 - Pack 4 Villain cards
    • The Pack 3 Narcissa Malfoy Villian card
    • The Game 6 Bellatrix LeStrange Villian card
    • 8 randomly chosen Villain cards from remaining Game 1 - Game 7 and Pack 1 - Pack 3 cards
  4. Stack them face down on top of the Voldemort card. There should be 15 total Villains in this stack.
  5. Reveal the top 3 Villain cards and place them in the spaces below the Villain stack.
5. Hero Cards
Hero Cards

Hero Cards
  1. Each player takes a Player Board and puts a Heart token on the 10 spot.
  2. Each player chooses a Charm Ability board and places it above their Player Board.
  3. Each player takes the assigned Hero:
    • Player 1: Pack 1 Ginny Weasley
    • Player 2: Game 7 Ron Weasley (Starting Player)
    • Player 3: Game 7 Hermione Granger
    • Player 4: Game 7 Neville Longbottom
    • Player 5: Game 7 Harry Potter
  4. Take the appropriate Hero Cards and places them above each player's Player Board.
  5. Each player chooses a Game 6 Proficiency card and places it beside their Hero Card.
  6. Collect the appropriate Hero Decks (10 cards each with the hero's name at the bottom).
  7. Shuffle each deck and place the stack face down to the right of each player's Player Board.
  8. Each player draws 5 cards to form their starting hands.
6. Hogwarts Cards
Hogwarts Cards
  1. Collect the Hogwarts cards with this text in the upper right corner:
    • Base: Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6, Game 7
    • Charms: Pack 1, Pack 2, Pack 3, Pack 4
  2. Remove these Ally cards:
    • Remove the Game 7 Harry Potter Ally card and put back in the box
    • Remove the Game 7 Hermione Granger Ally card and put back in the box
    • Remove the Game 7 Neville Longbottom Ally card and put back in the box
    • Remove the Game 7 Ron Weasley Ally card and put back in the box
    • Remove the Pack 1 Ginny Weasley Ally card and put back in the box
  3. Be sure not to include the Hero Starting Decks (the 10 cards with Hero's names on the bottom).
  4. Shuffle them and place the stack face down in the Hogwarts space on the board.
  5. Place the top 6 cards face up in the spaces below the deck.
7. Potions Setup
Potions Setup
  1. Put the Potions Board near the main board.
  2. Collect the Potions cards with this text in the upper right corner:
    • Charms: Pack 2, Pack 3, Pack 4
  3. Shuffle them and place the stack face down on the Potions Board.
  4. Reveal the top 2 Potions cards and place them in the spaces at the bottom of the Potions Board.
  5. Put the Pack 4 Potions Shelf Requirement overlay on the Potions Board.
    • Choose A side or B Side (A Side was chosen randomly for you).
  6. Put the Ingrediant chips face down at the top of the Potions Board.
  7. Fill each pair of circles beside each potion with random Ingredient chips (10 chips total).
8. Other Setup
  1. Put the Petrificut Totalus shield tokens near the board.
  2. Put the Hogwarts House dice near the board.
  3. If owned, put the Game 7 Basilisk Fang expansion card near the board.


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