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What do you guys think? I know this can vary based on the situation, researchers, point in the game it happens, etc, just wondering what monster or mythos card has made you cringe the most when you see it on average.
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Jorgen Peddersen
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The Dark Young is definitely the toughest to defeat and has a pretty nasty Reckoning effect to boot.

All For Nothing is almost certainly the most annoying non-Rumor Mythos card. I always fear this card when I don't have enough Clues to avoid it.

As for the Rumor Mythos cards, which really deserve their own entry, Spreading Sickness can kill you off pretty fast, but I find Secrets of the Past one of the trickiest ones to actually solve, given how it keeps jumping somewhere else when you get nearby it. I don't often fear it, though, as it takes six yellow Mythos cards before it ends the game, so it can usually be ignored and you know where it will move to on its penultimate reckoning.
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Dark Young and Star Spawn are both very annoying.

The most problematic Mythos card is probably Tied to a Dark Purpose, that automatically pops all conditions on you. Other than that, we've had some nasty Bermuda Triangle hits and then Tide of Despair is pretty brutal.

All For Naught isn't too bad - usually it reads "players lose *Investigators/2* clues".
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Yuriy Matuhno
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All for Nothing is a joke once you know it exists. Most bad mythos card is the one that summons a rumor out of the box.

Not talking about being hard, but most annoying monster is wraith.
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Bryce K. Nielsen
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I hate the Zombies, they always seem to turn into their Epic counterpart before I can get to them.

-shnar
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Dark Young, Star Spawn, and Shoggoth are the three I dislike the most. I'd rather waste a few turns camping Tokyo rather than burn sanity and resources on them.

Mythos Card: I think it's called Heat Wave. That one combined with the wrong Condition can arbitrarily eliminate characters with full Heath.
 
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robwrigley wrote:
Dark Young, Star Spawn, and Shoggoth are the three I dislike the most. I'd rather waste a few turns camping Tokyo rather than burn sanity and resources on them.

Mythos Card: I think it's called Heat Wave. That one combined with the wrong Condition can arbitrarily eliminate characters with full Heath.

The Shoggoth can be very annoying if you're trying to get rid of it and reckonings keep on regenerating it. A good tactic is for multiple investigators to gang up on it.
 
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Monster= Star Spawn

Mythos= "All for nothing". This card had ruined 3 games so far.
 
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D31277 wrote:
Monster= Star Spawn

Mythos= "All for nothing". This card had ruined 3 games so far.
Well, if it ruined more than 1 game for you - it's kinda your fault.
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Rob Wrigley
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Well, if it ruined more than 1 game for you - it's kinda your fault.


Lolz. Yeah. I find it funny how many people don't get that yet. Now that card is kind of a relief. I'll happily throw a couple spare Clue tokens at it and be glad it its not making me throw away cards, pull a rumor out, or get knifed in the back by my secretary. In fact, there's significant minority of Mythos cars, that, once you know exist and have insured your self against, are negligible.
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Yeah funny haha..
 
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I hate the Gug! Not being able to explore is awful.
 
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shnar wrote:
I hate the Zombies, they always seem to turn into their Epic counterpart before I can get to them.

-shnar


Same
 
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