pirate faction cards

 

Core Cards

Storm Rider

Pirate Captain

(Wysker T. Cloudthrasher)

Likes – Banaaanas. Not bananas .. banaaanas.
Dislikes – Albatross feathers in his pillows
Catchphrase – “Taste my steel! It’s lemonade flavoured.”

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

Pirate Figurehead

(Hunter-Seeker)

Likes – Dreaming of winds, storms and cloudsurf. Also, actual winds, storms and cloudsurf.
Dislikes – Pandas who can’t climb.
Catchphrase – “Clikki clik ikki clik”

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 Chief

Pirate Officer

(Edison Odinson)

Likes – Straw hats
Dislikes – Clouds
Catchphrase – “Sun in your eyes, was it?”

Trick – Next Round rig your Top 2 cards
When to Use – At the beginning of the next round
Conditions – None
Effect – You can arrange your top 2 cards into the order of your choosing.

Melee Chief

Pirate Officer

(Roxette Fawpaw)

Likes – Solo missions (or just her and Trundles, her bundler bot)
Dislikes – Things that dodge
Catchphrase – “I’m gonna punch their brapping lights out”

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.

Master Chief

Pirate Officer

(Cornelius Brassbuckle)

Likes – Discovering new flavours by experiment
Dislikes – The sound taters make being pulled out of the earth
Catchphrase – “Hmm. Maybe a touch more pepper?”

Trick – Use the Trick from any of your Top 3 cards
When to Use – At the beginning of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – You can select the Trick on your 2nd and 3rd cards and use that Trick this round.

Fickler Finder

Pirate Support

(Willamina Poppinov)

Likes – Games of chance like BubbleDice or poking around in Snap Brush
Dislikes – Shooting stars with triple tails
Catchphrase – “Wanna bet?”

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.

Rigging Bots

Pirate Support

(Sarge: Nimble Zephyrzee)

Likes – The Twisted Tale of the Endless Rope by Ermintrude Bobblehobblepop
Dislikes – That wires go out of their way to get tangled up
Catchphrase – “splice it nice”

Trick – Discard the card but Recover 1 card
When to Use – At the end of Step 1 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – Discard the Rigging Bots card and then Recover 1 card straight away.

Botletti

Pirate Support

(Sarge: Kane Fizzlerod)

Likes – Making boobytraps for games of deckball, scrumpaging, hollow beads, packs of pencils, benches, quizzes and chopsticks
Dislikes – When you can’t find the bot part you want
Catchphrase – “Me too”

Trick – Discard this card but Recover 2 cards
When to Use – At the end of Step 1 of a round
Conditions – None
Effect – Discard the Botletti card and then Recover 2 cards straight away.

Riggers

Pirate Crew

(Sarge: Feilong Stackwacker)

Likes – Small papuapau shell beardcombs
Dislikes – Makeshift hammocks. iIt should be the proper thing or nothing
Catchphrase – “Fortune for you!”

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.

Deckers

Pirate Crew

(Sarge: Diamond Jack)

Likes – Wind bags, pouches, purses, cases, lockets and tubs
Dislikes – Wind socks
Catchphrase – “e’s gotta face likea nibbla”

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.

Spotters

Pirate Crew

(Sarge: Tiff Tar Tatters)

Likes – Counting the spots on wings of hazybugs, at 100 paces
Dislikes – The way sunlight shines through treacle clouds
Catchphrase – “kapow!”

Trick – If you’re the Lead player, you can support Guns with Sailing or Guns
When to Use – At Step 4 of a round
Conditions – You are the Lead and used Guns 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.

Smokers

Pirate Crew

(Sarge: Umberto Backdraft)

Likes – The word ‘niblet’
Dislikes – Brock Deckripper’s little smooth stone collection
Catchphrase – “It’s hard to tell”

Trick – Win with Sailing, then Recover +1 card
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.

Bruisers

Pirate Crew

(Sarge: Myrion Powderwhiskers)

Likes – Saturday morning four panel cartoon strips about aeronautical exploits
Dislikes – Hats that don’t have rim protectors
Catchphrase – “Put ‘em uuup!”

Trick – Win with Sailing, then Next Round Rig your top 2 cards
When to Use – Before Step 1 of the next round
Conditions – You won the round using Sailing
Effect – You can put your top 2 cards in the order of your choosing.

Breakers

Pirate Crew

(Sarge: Brock Deckripper)

Likes – Collecting little smooth stones and showing others his full collection with anecdotes of how and when he found each one
Dislikes – Fashionable furdos
Catchphrase – “Junk it!”

Trick – Next Round opponent can play 2 cards max
When to Use – At Step 3 of the next round
Conditions – None
Effect – Your opponent can only Play 1 or 2 cards.

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