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Card Overview

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Name: Binding
Card Type: Spell
Tags: Incantation
Effect: Yes
Action: No
Reckoning: No
Variants: 4

Card Front

Effect: When you or another investigator on any space resolves a Combat Encounter, you may test Lore. If you pass, reduce that Monster's damage to 1 during that encounter.

Then flip this card.

Action: N/A
Reckoning: N/A

Card Back

Variant Set Effects
1 06
Signs of Carcosa
Resolve the effect based on your test result:

0: The target is far too powerful to be trapped. That investigator loses 1 Sanity Sanity unless you discard this card. 

1-2: The target cries out with a chilling screech. That investigator loses 1 Sanity Sanity unless he gains 1 Madness Condition.

3+: The ancient magic immobilizes the target. Reduce that monster's damage to 0.

Then flip this card.

2 06
Signs of Carcosa
Resolve the effect based on your test result:

0: The magic cannot hold and it explodes outward. That investigator loses 1 Health Health unless you discard this card.

1-2: The target flails wildly, trying to free itself. That investigator loses 1 Health Health unless he gains 1 Injury Condition.

3+: That target's body twists and tears painfully. That Monster loses 1 Health Health.

Then flip this card.

3 06
Signs of Carcosa
Resolve the effect based on your test result:

0-1: The spell misfires and seizes the nearest alternative. That investigator impairs Strength unless you discard this card.

2+: Your arcane energies force the target to the ground. Defeat that Monster if your test result is greater than its toughness.

Then flip this card.

4 06
Signs of Carcosa
Resolve the effect based on your test result:

0: The magic affects everyone in the area indiscriminately. That investigator becomes Delayed unless you discard this card. 

1-2: The target's rage is terrifying. Lose 1 Sanity Sanity.

3+: The spell keeps your target helpless and trapped. That investigator may reroll up to 2 dice when resolving the Strength test during that encounter.

Then flip this card.

Notes

Dexter Drake Dexter Drake starts with a copy of this spell.

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