Dominion Cornucopia Cards List

dominion cornucopia cards listDominion Cornucopia is the sixth release in the Dominion game series and the second small expansion (Alchemy was the first). Dominion Cornucopia is an expansion-only set like Seaside, Alchemy, and Prosperity before it. It is not a stand-alone version, so you’ll need to have either the original Dominion game or Dominion Intrigue to play a game with the Cornucopia box set. If you haven’t acquired one of the first two games, do so before getting the Cornucopia expansion! (or, you can buy the base-cards-only pack that lets you play any expansion as a stand-alone game)

With each expansion release, new themes have been added to expand game play and further add complexity, strategic options and interactions, and power to the overall experience. Cornucopia is a small expansion that emphasizes deck variety and introduces the concept of prizes for reaching certain criteria/milestones during game play (Tournament).

The addition of powerful prize cards/prizes creates a “game within a game” aspect that builds into each turn a frenetic excitement, a sort of race within a race.  Often, however, the winner of the first race can catapult to a sure victory in the overall race using the advantage gained from winning the prize cards.  For games played by skilled players, this fact gives the first player a greater advantage than would otherwise be had.  For games involving 3 or more players, those players going later suffer most.  This can be demoralizing for the loser(s) of the first race, especially if the player doesn’t shortly thereafter obtain benefit from the prizes as well.  Oh ye who are psychologically weak, consider yourself forewarned!

 

Dominion Cornucopia Cards

In the table below, you will find the data you need to learn about the Dominion Cornucopia game cards. This site is updated regularly with strategy posts and other helpful information. As information specific to the cards below is added, the name of the card will be linked so that clicking on the name of the card will take you to more detailed strategy regarding how to deploy that card effectively during game play. Also, larger Dominion Cornucopia card images can be viewed by clicking the icon for each card in the table. The table is sortable as well; just click the header to sort the table by that column, either ascending or descending.

Dominion Cornucopia Card List

CardCostCard TypeFunction / RulesImage
Bag of Gold$0Action - Prize+1 Action
Gain a Gold, putting it on top of your deck.
(This is not in the Supply.)
dominion cornucopia cards bag of gold
Diadem$0Treasure - PrizeWorth $2.
When you play this, +$1 per unused Action you have (Action, not Action card).
(This is not in the Supply.)
dominion cornucopia cards diadem
Followers$0Action - Attack - Prize+2 Cards
Gain an Estate. Each other player gains a Curse and discards down to 3 cards in hand.
(This is not in the Supply.)
dominion cornucopia cards followers
Princess$0Action - Prize+1 Buy
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While this is in play, cards cost $2 less, but not less than $0.
(This is not in the Supply.)
dominion cornucopia cards list princess
Trusty Steed$0Action - PrizeChoose two: +2 Cards; or +2 Actions; or +$2; or gain 4 Silvers and put your deck into your discard pile.
(This is not in the Supply.)
dominion cornucopia cards list trusty steed
Hamlet$2Action+1 Card
+1 Action
You may discard a card; If you do +1 Action.
You may discard a card; If you do +1 Buy
dominion cornucopia cards list hamlet
Fortune Teller$3Action - Attack+2 Coin
Each other player reveals cards from the top of his deck until he reveals a Victory of Curse card. He puts it on top and discards the other revealed cards.
dominion cornucopia card list fortune teller
Menagerie$3Action+1 Action
Reveal your hand.
If there are no duplicate cards in it, +3 Cards.
Otherwise, +1 Card.
dominion cornucopia card list menagerie
Farming Village$4Action+2 Actions
Reveal cards from the top of your deck until you reveal an Action or Treasure card. Put that card into your hand and discard the other cards.
dominion cornucopia card list farming village
Horse Traders$4Action - Reaction+1 Buy
+3 Coin
Discard 2 Cards
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When another player plays an Attack card, you may set this aside from your hand. If you do, then at the start of your next turn, +1 Card and return this to your hand.
dominion cornucopia card horse traders
Remake$4ActionDo this twice: Trash a card from your hand then gain a card costing exactly 1 more than the trashed card.dominion cornucopia card remake
Tournament$4Action+1 Action
Each player may reveal a Province from his hand. If you do, discard it and gain a Prize (from the Prize pile) or a Duchy, putting it on top of your deck. If no-one else does, +1 Card +1 Coin.
dominion cornucopia card tournament
Young Witch$4Action - Attack+2 Cards
Discard 2 cards. Each other player may reveal a Bane card from his hand.
If he doesn’t, he gains a Curse.
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Setup: Add an extra Kingdom card pile costing 2 or 3 to the Supply. Cards from that pile are Bane cards.
dominion cornucopia young witch
Harvest$5ActionReveal the top 4 cards of your deck, then discard them. +1 Coin per differently named card revealed.dominion cornucopia harvest
Horn of Plenty$5Treasure0 Coins
When you play this, gain a card costing up to 1 Coin per differently named card you have in play, counting this. If it’s a Victory card, trash this.
dominion cornucopia horn of plentyl
Hunting Party$5Action+1 Card
+1 Action
Reveal your hand. Reveal cards from your deck until you reveal a card that isn’t in a duplicate of one in your hand and discard the rest.
dominion cornucopia hunting party
Jester$5Action - Attack+2 Coins
Each other player discards the top card of his deck. If it’s a Victory card he gains a Curse. Otherwise he gains a copy of the discarded card or you do, your choice.
cornucopia cards jester
Fairgrounds$6VictoryWorth 2 VP for every 5 differently named cards in your deck (rounded down)cornucopia cards fairgrounds

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Dominion Cornucopia Cards List: Conclusion

The Dominion Cornucopia expansion game brings significant new strategic options to the overall game by introducing new cards that promote and support heterogeneous deck composition and varied strategies. If you have landed here as someone new to the game, be sure to check out the primer on How to Play Dominion. As new strategy articles are written, they will appear in the Dominion Strategy section. But, don’t get caught up too much in the minutia – keep playing and having fun!

3 comments to Dominion Cornucopia Cards List

  • Cade

    Are the bane cards included with the set or are those in a different set?

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    • Dominionologist

      Cade,
      The bane cards that protect against Young Witch attack can be from the same set or any other set. The inclusion of the Young Witch card, as per setup instructions, means that one other card will be added as the bane card that costs 2 or 3 coin.

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  • flam

    The Jester when played, does the person that plays the card gain a new card from every person that has to discard?

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