Heart attack

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A Crusader meets an untimely demise.
And now the true test: hold fast or expire.
~ The Narrator on a hero at Death's Door

When a hero is driven beyond their limits of stress, they will suffer a heart attack. This can spell a quick death for those who mismanage their party's stress levels.

Effects[edit | edit source]

Heart attacks are guaranteed to occur if your hero reaches the maximum value of 200 on their Stress Bar. Heart attacks will immediately drop a hero's Health Bar down to 0 and subsequently put that hero on Death's Door. Suffering a heart attack will set your hero's stress back down to 170 if they happen to survive. At 0 health, a heart attack will immediately deal a deathblow to that party member and in turn stress out your other party members.

When a hero is healed for at least one point of health after suffering a heart attack, they will receive a recovery debuff for the rest of the quest:

  • -3 ACC, -10% DMG, -2 SPD, -15% Stress

Barks[edit | edit source]

There is one different bark for each affliction. These will be said by the hero after the stress bar has finally reached the breaking point of 200 Stress.

IT IS UNBEARABLE!
~ An afflicted hero moments before suffering a heart attack.
THE SHADOWS COME FOR ME AT LAST!
~ A fearful hero, moments before a Heart Attack.
I KNEW IT!
~ A paranoid hero, dying from a Heart Attack.
I COULD NOT BEAR THIS BURDEN!
~ A masochistic hero, moments before suffering a heart attack.
I SHOULD KILL YOU ALL! I SHOULD—
~ An abusive hero, before collapsing from a Heart Attack.
WHY DID I LET MYSELF COME TO THIS...
~ A selfish hero dying from a Heart Attack.
ALL IS LOST...
~ A hopeless character before collapsing from unbearable stress.
THE MYSTERY, AT LAST!
~ An irrational hero suffering a Heart Attack.
I've failed...I cannot bear it.
~ A rapturous Flagellant suffering a heart attack.

Achievement[edit | edit source]

Image Name Description
Achievement02.jpg The stresses were unbearable... Lose your first hero to a heart attack

See Also[edit | edit source]