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Card Overview

Name: Infection
Card Type: Condition
Tags: Illness
Effect Yes
Action No
Reckoning Yes
Variants: 4

Card Front

Effect: When you perform a Rest action, you cannot recover Health Health; roll 1 die. On a 4, 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
Septic Shock 03
Mountains of Madness
You collapse on the floor, convulsing and bleeding from your ears, eyes, and nose. You're nearly in a catatonic state by the time someone can help you. Lose 3 Health Health and become Delayed.

Then discard this card.

Lesions and Swelling 03
Mountains of Madness
The infection has caused your skin to become discolored and ill-shapen. The effect is horrifying and others avoid you at all cost. Discard half of your Ally Assets.

Then flip this card.

Blood Poisoning 03
Mountains of Madness
The infection spreads, and you can see your veins turning black beneath your discolored skin. Lose 1 Health Health.

Then flip this card.

Hemorrhagic Fever 03
Mountains of Madness
As your fever grows, it becomes hard for you to think or control your body. You bleed from your eyes and nose and collapse on the street. Lose 2 Health Health and 2 Sanity Sanity.

Then discard this card.