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The Mark of Madness


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A Scheme of Byakhees

A Scheme of Byakhees

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 4
Icon: (T) (T) (C) Skill: 4
Servitor.
Forced Response: After you win a (T) struggle at a story to which A Scheme of Byakhees is committed, the losing player must either discard a card from his hand, or drive a character he controls insane.
((T))((T))

Illustrator: Preston Stone
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 9 Comments
Acute Melancholia

Acute Melancholia

Type: Event Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Madness.
Disrupt: When a character committed to a story is made insane, choose a non-Ancient One currently committed to the same story. That character goes insane, ignoring Willpower and (T).
Illustrator: Guillaume Ducos
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 3 Comments
Alila

Alila

Queen of Perdition
Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 5
Icon: (T) (T) (C) (C) Skill: 5
Ancient One.
Villainous. Invulnerability.
Response: When a non-Lunatic character goes insane, destroy it. Limit once per phase.
…the signs and ciphers he had written were turned into devils no bigger than large emmets, that writhed foully across the paper as if on a field, performing those rites which are acceptable only to Alila…
Illustrator: Andreas Zafiratos
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 1 Comments
Argent Adept

Argent Adept

Type: Character Faction: Silver Twilight
Cost: 0
Icon: Skill: 1
Lodge.
Response: After a [Silver Twilight] character under your control leaves play, draw a card. Use this ability only if you have fewer cards in your hand than each opponent.
The rooms at the end of the north wing was reserved for those with a special skill. He was told that he would only know what that skill was if he had it.
Illustrator: Stephen Somers
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 2 Comments
Benjamin Herriot

Benjamin Herriot

A Unique Perspective
Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 3
Icon: (C) (A) (A) (A) Skill: 4
Artist. Servitor.
Benjamin Herriot comes play insane.
Response: After Benjamin Herriot is restored, ready him to draw 3 cards.
Illustrator: Damien Worm
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 4 Comments
Black Book of Azathoth

Black Book of Azathoth

Truth...at a Cost
Type: Support Faction: Miskatonic University
Cost: 2
Tome.
Attach to a character.
After Black Book of Azathoth leaves play shuffle it into its owner’s deck.
Action: Sacrifice attached character to choose a story card. That story gains an additional (I) struggle until the end of the phase.
Illustrator: Dimitri Bielak
Set: The Mark of Madness
*---- 4 Comments
Brother of the Black Lotus

Brother of the Black Lotus

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Icon: (A) Skill: 1
Cultist.
Forced Response: After you win a (T) or an (A) struggle at a story at which Brother of the Black Lotus is committed, ready or restore a character, if able.
Followers of the Emerald Lama, their perversions of Nature’s Laws knew no bounds.
Illustrator: Anthony Devine
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 3 Comments
Cassilda’s Song

Cassilda’s Song

Type: Event Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Madness.
Loyal.
Action: Reveal up to 3 cards at random from an opponent’s hand. Then, choose 1 and place it on top of its owner’s deck. Then, if it is not Night remove Cassilda’s Song from the game.
He heard his muse first, beautiful and grotesque, singing on the shores of Lake Hali.
Illustrator: Dleoblack
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 5 Comments
Catacombes de Paris

Catacombes de Paris

Illuminated Labyrinth
Type: Support Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Location.
You may choose to not refresh Catacombs de Paris during your refresh phase.
Response: After an opponent’s character is destroyed, exhaust Catacombs de Paris to put that character into play insane under your control. While Catacombs de Paris is exhausted that character remains under your control.
Illustrator: Preston Stone
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 5 Comments
Corruption of Enlightenment

Corruption of Enlightenment

Type: Event Faction: Hastur
Cost: X
Spell.
Action: Search the top X cards of an opponent’s deck. Choose and discard 1 of those cards and return the rest in the same order. Then, remove Corruption of Enlightenment from the game.
Illustrator: Stephen Somers
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 3 Comments
Daughter of Atlach-Nacha

Daughter of Atlach-Nacha

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 4
Icon: (T) (T) (C) (A) Skill: 3
Monster.
Disrupt: Pay X to cancel an opponent’s card effect just triggered. X is the printed cost of that card.
Illustrator: Sebastian Ciaffaglione
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 2 Comments
Demented Composer

Demented Composer

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 3
Icon: (A) (A) (A) Skill: 3
Artist. Lunatic.
Response: After Demented Composer is readied from the effects of an (A) struggle, either refresh a domain, or drive Demented Composer insane to refresh all your domains. Limit once per turn.
Illustrator: Ilich Henriquez
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 2 Comments
Dmitri Konstantinov

Dmitri Konstantinov

Taking the Long View
Type: Character Faction: Silver Twilight
Cost: 4
Icon: (T) (C) (A) (I) Skill: 3
Lodge. Criminal.
Dormant. Fast.
Response: After Dmitri Konstantinov enters play, search the story deck for a story. Choose a revealed story card and replace it with the story from the story deck (leaving tokens in place). Shuffle the story deck.
Illustrator: Florian Devos
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 5 Comments
Drawing the Sign

Drawing the Sign

Mark of Madness
Type: Support Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Ritual.
Forced Response: After an opponent loses a (T) struggle, place a success token on Drawing the Sign.
Action: If Drawing the Sign has 8 success tokens on it, sacrifice it and choose a story. You win that story.
Illustrator: Andreas Zafiratos
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 7 Comments
Enchanted Gargoyle

Enchanted Gargoyle

Type: Support Faction: Silver Twilight
Cost: 0
Artifact.
While you control a Sorcerer character Enchanted Gargoyle gains, “Action: Pay 1 to turn Enchanted Gargoyle into a character with (T)(C)(A) and 2 skill until the end of the phase.”
The sculpture was an uncanny work — the eyes seemed to follow you wherever you moved.
Illustrator: Andreas Zafiratos
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 2 Comments
Erich Zann

Erich Zann

Bringer of Music
Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 3
Icon: (A) (A) (A) Skill: 3
Artist. Lunitic.
Action: Drive Erich Zann insane to choose an opponent’s non–Ancient One character. Trigger that character’s ability as if you were its controller, ignoring all costs.
“Listen...just listen! Your ears op’ed cannot be shut!”
Illustrator: Anthony Devine
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 1 Comments
Forbidden Sutra

Forbidden Sutra

Tainted and Twisted
Type: Support Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Attachment. Tome. Relic.
Attach to a character.
After Forbidden Sutra leaves play, shuffle it into its owner’s deck.
Disrupt: Drive attached character insane to cancel a card effect just triggered.
Illustrator: Dimitri Bielak
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 8 Comments
Fregoli Delusion

Fregoli Delusion

Type: Support Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Madness.
Attach to a [Hastur] character.
If attached character goes insane, do not discard Fregoli Delusion.
Disrupt: Before a story struggle is resolved at a story, exhaust attached character to commit it to that story.
Illustrator: Rafał Hrynkiewicz
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 4 Comments
Hastur

Hastur

He Who Is Not To Be Named
Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 8
Icon: (T) (T) (T) (A) (A) Skill: 8
Ancient One.
Lower the cost to play Hastur by 1 for each insane character in play.
Villainous. Invulnerability. Fast.
When you win a (T) struggle at a story, place a success token on that story.
((T))

Illustrator: Cristi Balanescu
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 2 Comments
induce Terror

induce Terror

Type: Event Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Tactic.
Action: Choose a story. Each character committed to that story goes insane, if able.
Illustrator: Winona Nelson
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 3 Comments
Invocation of the Abyss

Invocation of the Abyss

Type: Event Faction: Silver Twilight
Cost: 2
Spell.
Dormant.
Action: Choose a player to shuffle his hand into his deck. Then, that player draws the same number of cards. Draw 1 card.
The voice sounded like their old friend, Vaughn, long thought lost.
Illustrator: Timo Karhula
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 3 Comments
Jean-Jacques Minot

Jean-Jacques Minot

Obsessive Tactician
Type: Character Faction: The Agency
Cost: 3
Icon: (C) (C) (I) (I) Skill: 4
Government.
Jean-Jacques Minot enters play insane.
Response: After Jean-Jacques Minot is restored, ready him. Then, each opponent must wound a character he controls as an additional cost to trigger an effect, until the end of the turn.
“I must find a away to prevent it…no matter the cost!”
Illustrator: Simon Dominic
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 4 Comments
La Comtesse

La Comtesse

Subverter of Plans
Type: Character Faction: Yog-Sothoth
Cost: 3
Icon: (T) (C) (A) (I) Skill: 1
Sorcerer. Servitor.
La Comtesse enters play insane.
Response: After La Comtesse is restored, ready her and discard X cards from your hand to discard X cards at random from each opponent’s hand. Then, each player draws X cards.
Illustrator: Jacob Atienza
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 4 Comments
Lure of the Moon

Lure of the Moon

Type: Event Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Madness.
Action: Each player may restore and ready any number of insane characters he controls. Then, each player chooses and discards a card from his hand for each non-Lunatic character he restored this way.
Illustrator: Christine Mitzuk
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 4 Comments
Mad Maudlin

Mad Maudlin

Touched
Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 3
Icon: (T) (A) Skill: 3
Sorcerer.
Night. It is Night. After Mad Maudlin comes into play, destroy all Day cards.
Opponents must drive a character insane to resource a card, if able.

I went down to Satan’s kitchen, to break my fast one morning, and there I got souls piping hot, all on the spit a-turning.
Illustrator: Crystal Sully
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 1 Comments
Mandy Aurel

Mandy Aurel

An Old Soul
Type: Character Faction: Cthulhu
Cost: 3
Icon: (C) (C) (A) (A) Skill: 4
Cultist.
Mandy Aurel enters play insane.
Response: After Mandy Aurel is restored, ready her to force each opponent to choose and sacrifice a support card he controls.
“Let’s play a game.”
Illustrator: David Chen
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 2 Comments
Maria Suleman

Maria Suleman

Mother of Many
Type: Character Faction: Shub-Niggurath
Cost: 3
Icon: (C) (C) (C) (A) Skill: 4
Cultist. Servitor.
Maria Suleman enters play insane.
Response: After Maria Suleman is restored, ready her to search your deck for a non-Ancient One character, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.
She forever sought the same love her mother gave her.
Illustrator: Stephen Somers
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 5 Comments
Milieu Enforcement

Milieu Enforcement

Type: Support Faction: Syndicate
Cost: 2
Condition.
Attach to a non-story, non-Ancient One card.
Response: After a you succeed at 2 or more stories in a turn, destroy attached card.
Illustrator: Jeff Lee Johnson
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 3 Comments
Monsieur Lamar

Monsieur Lamar

Often Lucid
Type: Character Faction: Silver Twilight
Cost: 3
Icon: (C) (A) (A) (I) Skill: 4
Sorcerer.
Monsieur Lamar enters play insane.
Response: After Monsieur Lamar is restored, ready him to shuffle any player’s discard pile into his deck.
Illustrator: Anthony Devine
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 2 Comments
Moon Worshiper

Moon Worshiper

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 0
Icon: (T) Skill: 0
Cultist.
Fast.
Response: Exhaust Moon Worshiper to choose and restore a [Hastur] character that was just made insane.
Illustrator: Andreia Ugrai
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 2 Comments


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