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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Archmage, Arcanis

The Archmage, Arcanis

Master of the Arcane Arts
Type: Character Faction: Neutral
Cost: 4
Icon: (T) (C) (A) Skill: 2
Sorcerer. Independent.
When you play The Archmage, Arcanis, lower the cost by 1 for each neutral resource attached to the domain drained to pay for him.
Action:Sacrifice a support card to choose and remove a support card from the game with a cost equal to or lower than the card you sacrificed. Limit once per turn.
Card Designed by 2012 World Champion Tom Capor
Illustrator: Mark Behm
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 6 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
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
Thaumaturgical Insight

Thaumaturgical Insight

Type: Event Faction: Neutral
Cost: 2
Research. Spell.
Disrupt: When your opponent succeeds at a story unopposed, search your deck for a card and reveal it. Set it aside and shuffle your deck. Then, place the revealed card on top of your deck and remove Thaumaturgical Insight from the game.
Card Designed by 2012 North American Champion Tom Capor
Illustrator: Damon Westenhofer
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 8 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
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
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
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
The Supplicant

The Supplicant

True Believer
Type: Character Faction: Neutral
Cost: 3
Icon: (C) (C) (A) (A) Skill: 3
Servitor.
The Supplicant enters play insane.
Response: After The Supplicant is restored, ready it to choose and restore 1 character. That character gains Willpower until the end of the turn.
Illustrator: Jon Bosco
Set: The Mark of Madness
***-- 3 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
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
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
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
Opening Night

Opening Night

Type: Conspiracy Faction: Hastur
Cost: 1
Symbols: (T) (T) (T) (T) (T)
Night. It is Night. After Opening Night enters play, destroy all Day cards.
Response: After you succeed at this conspiracy, restore and ready a character. Any player may trigger this ability.
Illustrator: Cristi Balanescu
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 4 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
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
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
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
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
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
The Door that will not Close

The Door that will not Close

Type: Conspiracy Faction: Hastur
Cost: 0
Symbols: (T) (T) (A) (A)
Characters cannot uncommit from this conspiracy unless they go insane.
Action: Drive a character you control at this conspiracy insane. Any player may trigger this ability.
Illustrator: Jon Bosco
Set: The Mark of Madness
****- 9 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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