Ability Cards

Xulthûl’s creeping malevolence has corrupted the natural flora and fauna of Aethos and transformed them into unique and hideous creatures.  Consequently, there are no “standard monsters” in Shadows of Malice (e.g., no goblins, no dragons).  A creature’s nature, strength, and capabilities are determined when it is encountered., and any special abilities possessed by the creature are randomly assigned at that time.  This makes for greater variety and imagination during game play.  Some examples of creature Abilities are:


The icons on Ability cards are explained on the Icon Guide.