Level 8 DiseaseRusty Paralysis

This disease affects those cut by rusty metal. The victim gets slowly weaker, and in the final stages the victim becomes paralyzed.

Stage 0: The target recovers from the disease.
Stage 1: Initial Effect: The target loses one healing surge that it cannot regain until cured.
Stage 2: The target takes a -2 penalty to attack rolls. The target cannot spend healing surges.
Stage 3: Final State: The target is restrained.
Check: At the end of each extended rest, the target makes an Endurance check if it is at stage 1 or 2.
13 or lower: The stage of the disease increases by one.
14-18: No Change
19 or higher: The stage of the disease decreases by one.

Published in Dragon Magazine 376.