Arkham Horror: Dunwich Horror Expansion*

The Arkham Horror: Dunwich Horror Expansion is a large-box expansion for the Fantasy Flight Games edition of Arkham Horror, adding new dimensions and depth to the base game. Set in the eerie and mysterious town of Dunwich, a few miles from Arkham, this expansion introduces new elements of horror and adventure into the already rich Arkham Horror universe.

Expansion Features

  • New Investigators and Ancient Ones: Adds 8 new Investigators and 4 new Ancient Ones, expanding the choices and challenges for players.
  • Enhanced Game Components: Includes additional Investigator cards, Mythos cards, and monsters.
  • Expanded Location Cards: Increases the number of cards at each location for more variety and depth.

New Mechanics and Gameplay Elements

  • Travel to Dunwich: Introduces a new board extension with 9 new locations and 2 outer worlds.
  • Injury and Madness Decks: Offers players the option to draw from these decks when reduced to 0 stamina or sanity, acquiring permanent handicaps.
  • Adjustment to Gate Sealing: Gates can no longer be permanently sealed, modifying a common house rule from the base game.
  • Condition Cards: Provides benefits that can be activated for all players.
  • The Dunwich Horror: A new formidable entity, stronger than regular monsters but not as powerful as the Ancient Ones.

Game Improvements

  • Revised Rules and FAQ: Addresses and corrects many of the perceived issues of the base game.
  • Replacement Cards: Includes cards for items and spells that have undergone errata.


The Arkham Horror: Dunwich Horror Expansion significantly enhances the gameplay experience of the original Arkham Horror board game. With new characters, ancient ones, and a wealth of additional cards, it deepens the narrative and strategic elements. The introduction of new mechanics like the Dunwich board extension, Injury and Madness decks, and the formidable Dunwich Horror itself adds fresh challenges and excitement. This expansion is a must-have for fans of Arkham Horror, offering a more immersive and varied experience, and addressing key aspects of the base game to improve overall gameplay. Whether you're exploring the haunted locales of Dunwich or battling the eldritch Dunwich Horror, this expansion promises to bring new levels of terror and intrigue to your Arkham Horror adventures.

  • 1 - 8 Players
  • 240 Minutes
  • 12+ years old
  • Medium difficulty

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