pendragon faction cards

 

Core Cards

Storm Rider

Pendragon Captain

(Thaddeus Temperstorm)

Likes – Immersing an airship inside active thunder clouds and playing deckball with a copper cored ball
Dislikes – Blue Spark trees in the summer
Catchphrase – “Shocks Away!”

Trick – Choose the Win Effect
When to Use – At Step 5 of a round
Conditions – None (note this Trick can be used if you win or lose the round)
Effect – You choose one of the three Win Effects and this is then applied.

Figurehead

Pendragon Figurehead

(Hunter-Seeker)

Likes – Snow flurries across the decks
Dislikes – Singing cloud barnacles on the hull
Catchphrase – A few gestures we can’t really translate here.

Trick – Protect 1 card
When to Use – At Step 5 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – When you Discard your Played cards, you keep either your 2nd or 3rd card on top of your deck – this card becomes your Top Card next round. If you lost the round and must Discard extra cards, you don’t Discard this ‘Protected’ card but Discard the next card or 2 below it in your deck.

Deck Marshall

Pendragon Officer

(Gus)

Likes – Pilfering apples from barrels using his throwing knives attached to long bits of string
Dislikes – Animan who don’t like hats
Catchphrase – “Grrrr!”

Trick – If you’re the Lead player, you can Rig your top 2 cards
When to Use – At the end of Step 1 of a round
Conditions – You are the Lead
Effect – You can swap this card with the 2nd card down in your deck – the 2nd card becomes your Top Card and the Deck Marshall becomes the 2nd card down in your deck.

Gun Marshall

Pendragon Officer

(Quillian ‘Inky’ Wolfe)

Likes – Penning poetry and plays for the crew to perform of nights, usually involving pyrotechnics
Dislikes – Clouds of biting midges, even though he doesn’t ever get bitten
Catchphrase – “Break a leg, mateys”

Trick – Next Round your opponent is the Lead player
When to Use – At the end of Step 1 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – Your opponent is the Lead player

Squad Marshall

Pendragon Officer

(Eloise Lashtongue & Jinx)

Likes – Shining reflected light from her sword onto the backs of others’ heads
Dislikes – Marshmallows of any flavour whether toasted or not. Red Chocolate Sprinklers are a particular unfavourite
Catchphrase – “Nice thinking, Jinx.”

Trick – Cancel your opponent’s Trick
When to Use – When your opponent uses a Trick
Conditions – None
Effect – Your opponent can’t use his Trick.

Chivvier

Pendragon Officer

(Hector Shackleton)

Likes – The sound of synchronised bootsteps on the deck going in the right direction
Dislikes – Needless natter, chatter and galley splatter
Catchphrase – “Don’t you start!” “Look lively!” “You fools!”

Trick – Rig this and the 4th card in your deck
When to Use – At the end of Step 1 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – You can swap this card with the 4th card down in your deck – the 4th card becomes your Top Card and this card becomes the 4th card down in your deck.

Guns Champion

Pendragon Officer

(Casper Smokesmith)

Likes – Interrupting a game of throwing knife target practice using heavier caliber weaponry than is really needed
Dislikes – Rules in target practice
Catchphrase – “You’re running my quills up the wrong way bud”

Trick – Rig this and the 4th card in your deck
When to Use – At the end of Step 1 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – You can swap this card with the 4th card down in your deck – the 4th card becomes your Top Card and this card becomes the 4th card down in your deck.

Squad Champion

Pendragon Officer

(Grymm Wormwhistle Spicer)

Likes – The creases on the inside of jackets at the inside elbow
Dislikes – Triple eclipses in the rain
Catchphrase – “Try the cheese”

Trick – Rig this and the 4th card in your deck
When to Use – At the end of Step 1 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – You can swap this card with the 4th card down in your deck – the 4th card becomes your Top Card and this card becomes the 4th card down in your deck.

Shadow Caster

Pendragon Support

(Rhi Ochs Light Thief)

Likes – The flicker effect of transmission interference on costumes in T-bot plays
Dislikes – Pitch black
Catchphrase – “Always watching. Yes, even then.”

Trick – If you can use Magic then +3 to Sailing, Guns and Boarding
When to Use – At Step 4 of a round
Conditions – Your opponent’s Top Card has not got a Shadow Emblem on it
Effect – You increase your Sailing, Guns and Boarding Skill Levels by 3.

Gun Bots

Pendragon Support

(Sergeant: Perceval Cannonpants III)

Likes – The deep on deep shine on metallic parts that shows it’s clean on the inside too
Dislikes – Steeply angled rooftops (which is why they like ship decks) and ladders
Catchphrase – “That breaks another drain”

Trick – Play 0 cards and your opponent Discards 1 card
When to Use – At Step 3 of a round and Step 5 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – At the count of 3 you show 0 fingers – just a fist. You don’t Discard any Played Cards as you played none. This round you only Discard 2 cards if your opponent won and used Guns or you will Discard 1 card if your opponent won and used Boarding. Then, at Step 5 of the round, your opponent Discards a card.

Fuse Bots

Pendragon Support

(Sergeant: Bob Badda Boom)

Likes – Stupendously excessive structural damage. Things in a state of disrepair that come apart even more
Dislikes – Wet fuses
Catchphrase – “Catch you later!”

Trick – Play 0 cards
When to Use – At Step 3
Conditions – None
Effect – At Step 3, at the count of 3 you show 0 fingers – just a fist. You don’t Discard any Played Cards as you played none. This round you only Discard 2 cards if your opponent won and used Guns or you will Discard 1 card if your opponent won and used Boarding.

Deck Paws

Pendragon Crew

(Sergeant: Billy Sawdust)

Likes – Shifts in the wind
Dislikes – Scissors
Catchphrase – “b’wha’dyafink yadooin?”

Trick – If you’re the Lead player, you can support Sailing with Guns or Sailing
When to Use – At Step 4 of a round
Conditions – You are the Lead and used Sailing and played either 2 or 3 cards
Effect – For your 2nd and 3rd cards you can choose to use either your Sailing or Guns Skill Bonuses. e.g. you could use the Guns Skill Bonus from your 2nd card and the Sailing Skill Bonus from your 3rd card, or the other way around, or use the Guns Skill Bonus from both cards, or use the Sailing Skill Bonus from both.

Marksmen

Pendragon Crew

(Sergeant: Mr Jones)

Likes – Twirling guns around pawfingers and all sorts of twirling tricks
Dislikes – The rejection slips that come from potential sponsors of his ’Gun Twirling In The Lemontea Valley, A Grass Churner’s Perspective’ manuscript
Catchphrase – “I’m your fuzzleberry”

Trick – Add +4 Defence to Boarding if your opponent uses Sailing or Guns
When to Use – At the end of Step 4
Conditions – You lost the round using Boarding and your opponent used either Sailing or Guns
Effect – You increase your Result by 4 and if your total is now higher than your opponent’s, then the round is a draw.

Cannoneers

Pendragon Crew

(Sergeant: Winthrop Zooka-Luger)

Likes – The smell of Metallio polish second thing in the morning
Dislikes – Missing an issue of Weaponsmith Times. He is still looking for the elusive and rare issue #2.
Catchphrase – “Let me just check it …” (In reference to both gun and rare zine inspection)

Trick – +2 to Boarding if your opponent plays 1 or 2 cards
When to Use – At Step 4 of a round
Conditions – You used Boarding and your opponent played either 1 or 2 cards
Effect – You increase your Boarding Skill Level by 2.

Armoured Fiends

Pendragon Crew

(Sergeant: Black Iron Crackclaw)

Likes – Banana blancmange with sprinkled goosgogs and pepper
Dislikes – Banana blancmange with desiccated cocoberry
Catchphrase – “Munchem crunchem splurpem burpem!”

Trick – Win with Guns then Next Round choose the Skill your opponent can’t play
When to Use – At Step 2 of the next round
Conditions – You win the current round using Guns
Effect – Pick a Skill and your opponent can’t choose that Skill at Step 2.

Fiends

Pendragon Crew

(Sergeant: Mad Jub’o Wock)

Likes – The feel of thatch between the toes
Dislikes – Candles that gutter in the wind. Guttering without wind is fine for some reason
Catchphrase – “Wasn’t me!”

Trick – Win with Guns then your opponent Discards 1 extra cards
When to Use – At Step 5 of a round
Conditions – You won the round using Sailing
Effect – The Win Effect is Winner Recovers 3 cards and not 2.

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