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Shriveling
Set
Core Set
Subtype
Spell
Attack
Card Text
Action: Choose a monster within 2 range and test Lore -1. Then flip this card over and resolve the effect.
Test
Pass: A shiver runs down your spine as the spell takes effect. Boils cover your enemy's body and it falls to the ground convulsing.
Deal 5 damage and stun the monster.
Fail: As you finish the incantation, you wait as absolutely nothing happens. You fear that you have done yourself some unknown damage.
Take 1 horror.

Then discard this card and draw a new "Shriveling" spell card.
Test
Pass: Small cuts appear all across your enemy's skin. It strikes itself repeatedly trying to escape the effect.
Deal an amount of damage to the monster equal to the monster's damage value +2.
Fail: Acrid black smoke billows out from the monster as its skin bursts into flames.
Deal 2 damage, take 1 horror, and place a fire token in this room.

Then discard this card and draw a new "Shriveling" spell card.
Test
Pass: Your enemy's flesh pours off its body in a river of decay. You take comfort in knowing that it must be dead as you empty your stomach.
Take 1 horror. Then deal 7 damage and stun the monster.
Fail: At first it appears that nothing is happening. A second later your vision blurs as you watch your enemy's skin boil.
Take 2 horror and deal 3 damage.

Then discard this card and draw a new "Shriveling" spell card.
Test
Pass: Your enemy's skin starts to rot before your very eyes, tearing it apart at a molecular level.
Take 1 horror and deal 5 damage. If the enemy is a humanoid monster, it is killed.
Fail: You sense that something has gone terribly wrong. The skin on your left hand starts to melt off.
Take 1 damage and 1 horror.

Then discard this card and draw a new "Shriveling" spell card.
Test
Pass: Your enemy staggers around the room in agony.
Deal 5 damage and you may move the monster 1 space. Then discard this card and draw a new "Shriveling" spell card.
Fail: Blood streams from your eyes and your vision grows blurry.
Take 1 damage. Discard this card (do not draw a replacement).
Shriveling

Speaking the arcane words causes boils and burns to appear on your enemy's flesh.
Set
Core Set

Range Ranged Damage 3
Test
You feel for a moment as if the strange boils and lesions have taken hold within your brain.
Suffer 1 facedown Horror.

Then discard this card and gain another Shriveling Spell.
Test
As you lower your hand, you see a putrid sore on your palm.
Suffer 1 facedown Damage.

Then discard this card and gain another Shriveling Spell.
Test
Your enemy's flesh ripples and peels open.
The monster suffers 1 additional damage. Then suffer 1 facedown Horror.

Then discard this card and gain another Shriveling Spell.
Test
The spell seems to resonate and echo within your mind. You direct the resonance at another foe.
Suffer 1 facedown Horror. Then another monster within range suffers 3 damage.

Then discard this card and gain another Shriveling Spell.
Test
The spell works exactly as you expect, aside from all the blood.
No additional effect.

Then discard this card and gain another Shriveling Spell.

Shriveling is a Spell Card that appears in the Mansions of Madness First Edition Core Set and the Mansions of Madness Second Edition Core Set.

ArtworkEdit

The Mansions of Madness First Edition and Mansions of Madness Second Edition Spell Cards use an illustration[?] from AE-140: Song of Hastur by Guy Gentry.

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