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The Emperor card, can be drawn from the deck of many things when agreeing to play a game with Aesgareth in the Watcher's Keep Teleport Maze.

This page is to document the potential spell effects of this card when it is drawn.


When a party member character engages in the third card draw contest with Aesgareth, there is an even chance of drawing the Emperor card, or the High Priestess (card).

If this card is drawn, the script controlled by Aesgareth's dialogue will apply this spell to the party member who drew the card.

The spell will animate a graphic visual effect and color glow over the character, and a sound effect will be audibled.

A "Mind Shield" icon is placed in the character's portrait.

The target is now affected by a unique series of protections that last for one week.

The character will be immune to Confusion and Charm Creature status effects.

This spell is unaffected by magic resistance, and all of its internal components have a 0 Power level.

A Dispel Magic effect won't work on this spell.