Contempt

Technique

Image contempt.jpg
Description Build a fortress of masks and raw contempt
Chain 6
Type Etheric
Attribute Will

Attack Summary

Condition Base
Defense
Notes
Normally -
You sniff and glare at <opponent> with contempt.
With a festival mask or party mask equipped 7-8 (E only) Etheric *not* required, nor is Etheric lost. Takes priority over mislit mask.
You glare down at <opponent> through your festive mask with unconcealed contempt.
<Opponent attacks>, but the attack seems reluctant to cross your gaze, allowing you to avoid <all of the> damage.
festival mask or party mask, following Light of the Eye ? (M, R, E, !S, ?F) LotE presumably requires Etheric, but this technique does not.
You stare down at the woman with unconcealed contempt. The light of the third eye spreads over your face and fills the air with unidentifiable energy.
<Opponent attacks>, but your eye's light stands strong, preventing <all of the> damage.
With mislit mask equipped ? (E)
You glare down at <opponent> through your porcelain mask with the timeless contempt of rulers for those they rule.
<Opponent attacks>, but the attack bends around you like a stream around ancient stones, protecting you from all but <X> / of the damage.
Following Vision of Rule with a coronation crown equipped ? (E, ?) Not (M,R,S)
You glare down at <opponent> with the practiced contempt bespeaking an ancient lineage.
<Opponent attacks>, but the attack withers, preventing all but <X> / of the damage.
Following Vision of Rule with a coronation crown and all Chamberlain rewards equipped ? (E, ?) Not (M,R,S)
You glare down at <opponent> with a contempt that puts the kings of old to shame.
<Opponent attacks>, but the attack fades as it approaches you, preventing all but <X> / of the damage.

Sources

Doing … something (see discussion) with a festival mask and festival doll equipped?

Hmph. If they're going to interrupt your party, they might as well at least make it a challenge.

You learned a new Technique: Contempt

Or, if you already have one instance in your deck, with festival mask equipped, the Floating Masks encounter.

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