|Move your Trashing token to an Action Supply pile. (When you buy a card from that pile, you may trash a card from your hand.)|
 Official FAQ
- When you buy this, you move your Trashing token (the one depicting a tombstone) to any Action Supply pile.
- This token will let you trash a card from your hand when buying a card from that pile.
There is no strategy article for Plan, but it has been discussed on the forum.
Plan is somewhat similar to Bonfire, in that it is an Event that costs and helps you trash your cards and streamline your deck. Its downside is, of course, that it can only start trashing cards once you also start buying cards, and only one at a time, meaning that it can't actually thin your deck. Its upside is that, unlike Bonfire, it can actually trash Estates instead of just Coppers.
When going for Plan, you really have to plan ahead (hence its name). There are basically two ways you can go. One way is to buy Plan on your very first turn, put the trashing token on a pile, and buy a card from that pile on your second turn. That way, your deck will still contain 10 cards after the shuffle, but you will have exchanged an Estate for a good card, and you can build your deck from there. This is best when opening / (as opposed to / ), since you can't reverse the order of operations here, unlike in traditional openings. Another way to go is to put the trashing token on a cheap, spammable Action pile, so you can make use of the trashing effect as often as possible. The thing is, that the most spammable cards (such as Villages) are often not the cards you want to open with, so you're left with the decision which of these two paths leads to victory.
Of course, you don't always want to go for Plan. Maybe there are better trashers on the board and you'd prefer not to waste any time with Plan. Maybe hitting Silver in your deck. Maybe there are no cheap spammable cards. However, in the majority of games it is at least worth considering.is so important that you really want a
- Spammable cheapish (max Villages, but also Tournament or Ironmonger. ) Action cards you wanted a lot of anyway, such as
- Opening /
- Scrying Pool
- Better trashing
- Power cards and no good Action cards that help build economy
 English versions
|Move your Trashing token to an Action Supply pile (when you buy a card from that pile, you may trash a card from your hand.)||Adventures 1st Edition||April 2015|
|Move your Trashing token to an Action Supply pile. (When you buy a card from that pile, you may trash a card from your hand.)||Adventures 2nd Edition||August 2017|
 Other language versions
|Dutch||Plan|| Wrong Dutch Text Translation|
E: Move your Trashing token to an Action Supply pile (when you buy a card from that pile, you may trash a card from your hand).
NL: Verplaats je vernietigingsfiche naar een Actie-voorraadstapel (speel je een kaart van die stapel, dan mag je een kaart uit je hand vernietigen).
Fout: Je mag een kaart uit je hand vernietigen als je een kaart koopt waarop je vernietigingsfiche ligt, niet als je een kaart van deze stapel speelt.
|French||Plan de Bataille (lit. battle plan)|
|German||Planung (lit. planning)||Lege deinen Entsorgungs-Marker auf einen Aktions-Vorratsstapel. (Wenn du eine Karte von diesem Stapel kaufst, darfst du eine Karte aus deiner Hand entsorgen.)|
|Japanese||立案 (pron. ritsuan, lit. planning)||あなたの廃棄トークンをアクションカードのサプライの山に移動する(あなたがその山かちカード1枚を購入するとき、手札1枚を廃棄してもよい)。|
|Russian||Замысел (pron. zamysyel)|
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