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The Mark of Madness


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Starving Artist

Starving Artist

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 0
Icon: Skill: 1
Artist.
Disrupt: When Starving Artist would be driven insane, draw 1 card.
Illustrator: Mark Behm
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 4 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
Quixotic Poet

Quixotic Poet

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Icon: Skill: 2
Artist.
Response: After a card is discarded from a player’s hand, Quixotic Poet gains an icon of your choice until the end of the turn.
Illustrator: Nick Deligaris
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 2 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
Starry-Eyed Adherent

Starry-Eyed Adherent

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Icon: (A) (A) Skill: 2
Cultist. Lunatic.
Action: Drive Starry-Eyed Adherent insane to reveal a card at random from an opponent’s hand. If it is a support card, sacrifice Starry-Eyed Adherent to put it into play under your control.
Illustrator: Marius Bota
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 6 Comments
Surrealist

Surrealist

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Icon: (C) (A) Skill: 2
Artist.
Response: After an Artist character enters play, choose and discard a card from your hand to have your opponent discard a card at random from his.
Illustrator: Romana Kendelic
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 3 Comments
Swift Byakhee

Swift Byakhee

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Icon: (T) (C) Skill: 1
Servitor.
Fast.
Response: After a character is restored, pay 2 to choose and wound it.
Illustrator: Guillaume Ducos
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 3 Comments
Unhinged Laborer

Unhinged Laborer

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Icon: (C) Skill: 2
Lunatic.
Action: Drive Unhinged Laborer insane to choose and return a support card to its owner’s hand.
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
Patron of the Arts

Patron of the Arts

Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 3
Icon: (T) (T) (A) Skill: 2
Cultist.
Artist characters gain Toughness +1 and +1 skill.
Action: Drive a character insane to choose a Madness card in your discard pile and put it into your hand. Limit once per phase.
Illustrator: Lucas Soriano Beltran
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 14 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
Tom O’Bedlam

Tom O’Bedlam

Well-Adjusted Sociopath
Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 3
Icon: (C) (C) (A) Skill: 3
Cultist. Lunatic.
Response: After a Madness card is played, drive Tom O’Bedlam insane to choose and wound a non-Ancient One character.
My staff has murdered giants, my bag a long knife carries, to cut mince pies from children’s thighs, for which to feed the fairies.
Illustrator: Rafał Hrynkiewicz
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
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
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
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
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
Tru’nembra

Tru’nembra

The Angel of Music
Type: Character Faction: Hastur
Cost: 7
Icon: (T) (C) (C) (A) Skill: 5
Ancient One.
Drive 1 or more Artist characters insane to reduce the cost to play Tru’nembra by 1 each.
While Tru’nembra is committed to a story, you win all (T) struggles at that story.

Illustrator: Brian Valenzuela
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 7 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
Straightjacket

Straightjacket

Type: Support Faction: Hastur
Cost: 0
Item. Attachment.
Attach to a character.
(C) struggles at the story to which attached character is committed are resolved using (T) icons instead.
Amongst the raving, this tool of restraint was viewed as a mantle of His favor.
Illustrator: Stephen Somers
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 2 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
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
The Dikes of Ys

The Dikes of Ys

Holding Back the Tides
Type: Support Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Location.
The first character that enters play each turn enters play insane.
Action: Pay 2 and sacrifice The Dikes of Ys to choose and destroy a support card.
Illustrator: Michał Miłkowski
Set: The Mark of Madness
***** 8 Comments
Unspeakable Promise

Unspeakable Promise

Type: Support Faction: Hastur
Cost: 2
Condition. Attachment.
Attach to a non-Ancient One character.
Forced Response: After your turn, begins place a success token on Unspeakable Promise. If Unspeakable Promise has X or more success tokens on it, take control of attached character. X is the printed cost of that character.
Illustrator: Jeff Lee Johnson
Set: The Mark of Madness
**--- 1 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
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
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
The Dance of the Yellow King

The Dance of the Yellow King

Type: Event Faction: Hastur
Cost: 0
Madness.
Action: Until the end of the phase, each character whose ability is triggered goes insane, ignoring Willpower and (T) icons.
The performers gyrated scandalously, and the audience gasped, unable to look away.
Illustrator: Mark Behm
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 2 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
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


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