|Type(s)||Victory - Shelter|
When you trash this, +1 Card.
Overgrown Estate is one of the three Shelter cards that players start with instead of Estates in their decks in Dark Ages games. It is a Victory card even though it is worth 0; it gives you a little bonus when you manage to trash it.
 Official FAQ
- This is a Victory card despite being worth 0 .
- If this is trashed, you draw a card, right then, even in the middle of resolving another card.
- For example if you use Altar to trash Overgrown Estate, you first draw a card, then gain a card costing up to .
- This card does not give you a way to trash itself, it merely does something if you manage to trash it.
 Other Rules clarifications
- When an Overgrown Estate is revealed when playing Ambassador, it is not returned to the Supply (since it is not in the Supply) and opponents do not gain a copy of it.
- If you buy a Farmland and trash an Overgrown Estate, you immediately draw a card. However, even if the drawn card is a treasure, you are unable to play it since you must play all treasure before you buy a card.
 Strategy Article
General Shelters strategy is on the Shelters page.
Trash it when you can! It replaces itself in your hand.
- With one- or two-card trashers (Remake, Bishop, Steward, etc.) trashing the Overgrown Estate can let your current turn be just a little bit better than if it were an Estate.
- The effect is least noticeable with multi-card trashers like Chapel and Count - if you've trashed everything in your hand, drawing one card from the Overgrown Estate won't let you do anything with your turn anyway.
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 Other language versions
Overgrown Estate is the only Victory card that is never worth any points.
 Card Art
 Secret History