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Card Overview

Name: Back Injury
Card Type: Condition
Tags: Injury
Effect Yes
Action No
Reckoning Yes
Variants: 5

Card Front

Effect: When you perform a Rest action, you may roll 1 die. On a 5 or 6, discard this card.
Action: N/A
Reckoning: Test Strength. If you fail, flip this card.

Card Back

Flip Title Set Flavor Text Effects
Unnatural Scars 02
Forsaken Lore
The pain in your back continues to flare up throughout the night. Lose 2 Health Health and 2 Sanity Sanity. In the morning, you discover your back has been scarred with ancient hieroglyphs (Lore - 1). If you pass, gain 1 Clue.

Then discard this card.

Crippling Injury 05
Under the Pyramids
The spasms in your back pour through you like a wave of agony, and you collapse to the ground. Again and again, these tremors shake your body. You fear you will never be able to overcome your impairment. Impair Observation, Strength, and Will.

Then discard this card.

Muscle Spasms 01Core Your hand begins to shake uncontrollably, breaking whatever you are holding. Your whole body is overcome by tremors. Discard 1 Item possession and become Delayed.

Then discard this card.

Fractured Spine 01Core Searing pain suddenly runs up and down your spine. You can barely lift your arms, let alone carry a lot of equipment. It is just too painful to carry them all. Discard all but 1 of your Item possessions.

Then discard this card.

Nerve Damage 01Core The numbness in your fingers has returned, making it nearly impossible to manipulate objects, and you clumsily drop a valuable beyond recovery. Discard 1 Item posession.

Then flip this card.