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From: Nine of Gambits: Social
Game Instructions: This will give you substantial progress, but increase the Elusiveness of your Target by a random amount. There is a small chance it might instantly end your run.
Unlocked with Poisonous Preparation 3
Challenge information
- 151 - very chancy (41%)
- 187 - chancy (51%)
- 224 - modest (61%)
- 261 - very modest (71%)
- 297 - low-risk (81%)
- 334 - straightforward (91%)
- 367 - straightforward (100%)
Ace of Pages reduces the base difficulty by 20 points.
Each point of The Embalmer's Mark increases the base difficulty by 30 points.
Success
Fateful rodents
[...] the target's club[...] a match of this intriguing new game[...] Everything depends upon him drawing the Three of Rats.
[...]meticulously stacked the deck[...] the target draws[...] and adds it to a five-card meld[...] warm congratulations[...] Half an hour later, the target collapses[...]- Shadowy is increasing…
- Poisoner's Progress is increasing… (+(6-15 - Tolerance) CP, minimum 1)
- You've gained 1 x Hearts' Game: Exploits
- Elusiveness of your Target is increasing… (+1-9? CP) ^{What does this mean?}
- Poison Tolerance of Your Target is increasing… (+2 CP) (applied with probability based on Hearts' Game: Turns this Round) ^{What does this mean?}
- You've gained 1 x Hearts' Game: Turns this Round (hidden)
Rare Success
Unanticipated interaction
[...]
The target's pupils dilate into two yawning tunnels. [...]
You catch sight of him through a telescope, crossing into the Forgotten Quarter [...] – the Grand Hunt! [...]
What they do to him, you can't say. The lenses of your telescope turn to sand [...] drift to the ground.
[...]- Shadowy is increasing…
- Poisoner's Progress is increasing… (+(4 - Tolerance) CP, minimum 1)
- You've gained 1 x Hearts' Game: Exploits
- Elusiveness of your Target is increasing… (+36 CP) ^{What does this mean?}
- Poison Tolerance of Your Target is increasing… (+2 CP) (applied with probability based on Hearts' Game: Turns this Round) ^{What does this mean?}
- You've gained 1 x Hearts' Game: Turns this Round (hidden)
Failure
Poor play
[...]
The Page has meticulously stacked the deck[...] one of the other members has no card sense[...] reaching for the poisoned [...] card. The Page hurriedly sweeps the remaining stock off[...] and explains this as an obscure rule. Disappointed, the players return to [...] Whist.- Shadowy is increasing…
- You've gained 1 x Hearts' Game: Exploits
- Elusiveness of your Target is increasing… (+? CP) ^{What does this mean?}
- Poison Tolerance of Your Target is increasing… (+2 CP) (applied with probability based on Hearts' Game: Turns this Round) ^{What does this mean?}
- Hearts' Game: Counterplay is increasing… (+0-1 CP)
- You've gained 1 x Hearts' Game: Turns this Round (hidden)
- Incomplete Pages
- Pages Without Guide Restrictions
- Poisonous Preparation
- Shadowy Challenge
- Ace of Pages
- Ace of Pages Formula Uses
- The Embalmer's Mark
- The Embalmer's Mark Formula Uses
- Actions
- Poisoner's Progress Gain
- Poison Tolerance of Your Target
- Poison Tolerance of Your Target Formula Uses
- Hearts' Game: Exploits Gain
- Elusiveness of your Target Gain
- Missing CP
- Poison Tolerance of Your Target Gain
- Hearts' Game: Turns this Round Gain
- Rare Success
- Hearts' Game: Counterplay Gain
- Trimmed