The Balrog is a great candidate for a single-character deck.
THE BALROG OF MORGOTH
by JAG and Roman
Blue Deck + Weak Melee (Geektopia version) Minor deck (19 total cards, Melee)
The Balrog – 17 Talent Cards
3x Durin’s Bane
A6*/D6*. *After attacking or defending, you may discard a card to do 2 damage to the defending or attacking character, if adjacent.
2x Fire Whip
A7. May attack a target up to 3 spaces away and move target adjacent to Balrog.
1x Fire Sword
A*. *Attack value is equal to one half the number of cards in your discard pile, rounded down.
2x Foe Beyond Any
All enemies adjacent to Balrog take 3 damage. You may discard a card to draw a card.
2x Roaring Inferno
Look at the top 5 cards of your draw pile. Put 3 in your hand and discard the rest.
2x Drums in the Deep
Move the Balrog up to 3 spaces. Draw 2 cards.