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Smiling Imbued
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Deck Name : Smiling Imbued
Author : Jon Glas
Description :

This is a defense and judgement based smiling jack deck. Get out Travis 
and start using his paydown ability to get other imbued on the cheap. 
Start tooling up with powers, allies and equipment.

Setup an permacept wall with Discern, 2nd sight and unmasking for 3 intercept 
on a couple of minions (hopefully). Champion is there for actions you can't 
block for some reason. Use the weapons for permanent combat and remember strike 
with conviction does boost any weapon strike.

Once the wall is setup get out smiling jack and hold the fort. Use Travis's 
ability and the church for bloat. Use vigilance to pressure your prey with 
casual bleeds and remain untapped to block. Offensive allies like ossian and 
Wendell are there to harrass your preys minions, keeping them low on blood 
so smiling jack hits home for pool damage rather than blood damage.

Only 2 minions share both defense and judgement so you gotta have a division 
of labor in the beginning. Use defense imbued for defense (duh) and judgement 
imbued for recruiting, equipping, and bleeding. Once edge explosion gets into 
play you can start mixing the powers.

One major drawback I see is the limited bloat ability of the deck vs the high 
pool cost to function. Imbued are cheap but you gotta pay for allies and equipment 
in addition. Travis I think is vital and the deck will have issues if he don't 
show up or gets trounced.

Crypt [12 vampires] Capacity min: 3 max: 5 average: 4.25
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4x Travis "Traveler72" Miller   5 mar def Imbued:4
1x Erick "Shophet125" Franco    4 inn jud Imbued:4
1x Jack "Hannibal137" Harmon    4 def jud Imbued:4
1x John "Cop90" O'Malley        4 jud ven Imbued:4
1x Lupe "Cabbie22" Droin        4 def ven Imbued:4
1x Marion "Teacher193" Perks    4 red jud Imbued:4
1x Paul "Sixofswords29" Moreton 4 def vis Imbued:4
1x Xian "DziDzat155" 4 def inn Imbued:4
1x François "Warden" 3 def jud Imbued:4


Library [90 cards]
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Ally [7]
1x Carlton Van Wyk (Hunter)
2x Moise Kasavubu
2x Ossian
1x Vagabond Mystic
1x Wendell Delburton (Hunter)

Combat [9]
3x Dodge
3x Fake Out
3x Glancing Blow

Conviction [22]
6x React with Conviction
9x Second Sight
7x Strike with Conviction

Equipment [11]
2x Crusader Sword, The
2x Heart of Nizchetus
3x Improvised Flamethrower
2x Ivory Bow
2x Wooden Stake

Event [7]
1x Anthelios, The Red Star
1x Blood Cult Awareness Network
1x Dr. Marisa Fletcher, CDC
2x Edge Explosion
2x Unmasking, The

Master [17]
4x Angel of Berlin
1x Church of Vindicated Faith, The
1x Dummy Corporation
1x Fortschritt Library
1x KRCG News Radio
3x Memories of Mortality
1x Powerbase: Chicago
1x Rose Foundation, The
3x Smiling Jack, The Anarch
1x Vigil: The Thin Line

Power [17]
3x Champion
5x Discern
4x Rejuvenate
5x Vigilance
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