|Traits:||Ongoing - Rumor|
|Icons:||Spawn Clues, Spawn Rumor (Istanbul), Place Eldritch Tokens (3)|
|Flavor Text:||Doctors have no explanation for the virulence of the disease, but you know that on occasion, a reckless wizard will invoke Hastalÿk to serve his dark purpose.|
|Effect:||As an encounter, an investigator on Istanbul may attempt to stop the spreading illness at its source (). If he passes, he may spend Clues equal to half to solve this Rumor.
When there are no Eldritch tokens on this card, each investigator loses 3 Health, then solve this Rumor.
|:||The Lead Investigator gains 1 Illness Condition. Then discard 1 Eldritch token from this card for each Illness Condition he has.|