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The warlock monster can inflict the closest investigator with Cursed during the Reckoning Phase. Since conditions are handled after monsters during the reckoning phase, can I then roll to see if I can get rid of the Cursed condition during that Mythos phase, or do I have to wait until the next Mythos phase?

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Page 10 of the Rulebook:

Resolve these effects in the following order: Monsters, Ancient One sheet, Ongoing Mythos cards, and lastly investigator possessions and Conditions.

Would suggest that you can, however, in the Reference Guide it states:

If a Monster is spawned or an investigator gains a component while investigators are resolving reckoning effects, they do not resolve the reckoning effect on that Monster or component.

Since cards are components, you cannot get rid of it on this turn.

  • Does this likewise mean that if I gain that Cursed condition, I do not have to act Cursed until after the Mythos Phase ends? – Joey Jun 15 '15 at 14:40
  • An interesting thought. My first instinct is that as soon as you become cursed it will affect you (as that is not a reckoning effect and therefore not affected by the rule above). – Tom Wilkinson Jun 15 '15 at 14:42
  • I noticed the reference guide portion you quoted was "they do not resolve the reckoning effect on that Monster or component", so that settles my question about ignoring being cursed for rolls during the mythos phase. I'll fix up your post. – Joey Jun 15 '15 at 14:47
  • Thanks for the edit. The problem was the rules use a symbol which didn't copy across correctly so I've been mentally filling in the gap. – Tom Wilkinson Jun 15 '15 at 15:07

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