Arkham Horror: Innsmouth Horror Expansion*

Arkham Horror: Innsmouth Horror Expansion immerses players deeper into the universe of H.P. Lovecraft, specifically the ominously decaying fishing village of Innsmouth. This expansion not only enriches the lore and tension found in the base game of Arkham Horror but also introduces a slew of new mechanics and challenges. Players will navigate a town where secrecy and dread lurk around every corner, and the very people of Innsmouth may be as much a threat as the eldritch horrors that lie in wait.

Gameplay Overview

  • New Game Concepts: Personal Stories for each investigator add depth to characters, and the Innsmouth Look introduces dire consequences for unwary souls.
  • Hostile Environment: Investigating Innsmouth is fraught with danger, including the risk of imprisonment and encounters with terrifying creatures like the Shoggoth.
  • Critical Decisions: Players must balance the urgency of investigating Innsmouth with the growing threat of the Deep Ones, which could lead to the awakening of an Ancient One.

Special Features

  • Personal Stories: Unique narratives for each investigator enrich the gameplay experience with personal goals and challenges.
  • Expanded Threats: Includes eight new Ancient Ones and two new Heralds, increasing the variety and intensity of challenges.
  • Epic Battles: New Epic Battle cards make confrontations with the Ancient Ones even more harrowing and dynamic.
  • Additional Content: With over 300 new cards, 16 new investigators, and a new expansion board, players have plenty of fresh content to explore.


The Innsmouth Horror Expansion dramatically expands the world of Arkham Horror, offering players new layers of strategy, personalization, and storytelling. The introduction of Innsmouth brings a hostile new environment to navigate, filled with danger and the ever-looming threat of the Ancient Ones. This expansion is a must-have for fans of Arkham Horror, providing new challenges, deeper stories, and the unsettling charm of Lovecraft's universe. Whether you're a seasoned investigator or new to the series, Innsmouth Horror promises to deliver an unforgettable experience of mystery, horror, and cooperative gameplay.

Nominated for 1 award.

  • 1 - 8 Players
  • 180 Minutes
  • 13+ years old
  • Hard to learn

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