The Banshee

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[[Monster:Banshee{{!}}The Banshee]]


Appearing In

A young girl in white night clothes, soaking wet. Inky black hair curtains her face.

Local Lore: No one is sure who she was, but they know that she drowned. Now people say they can sometimes hear her crying out by the lake, late at night. Once in a while, they even hear her scream. Whenever small, wet footprints are found around the grounds, it's usually attributed to her ghost.

Components and Weaknesses


Banshee Wail
Her scream can do damage and even kill. Brawn must be rolled to resist, with tough/enduring qualities adding +1. Failure makes the victim fall to their knees in pain and does 1-3 SP loss.
Drown on Dry Land
She can point at one person and cause the victim's lungs to fill with water and drown. Same roll/damage as above, but the victim's lungs fill with water and they drown.


Manifest Flesh
Ghosts that manifest to harm the living can be harmed in turn. Guns stagger them, for instance, and physical trauma has an impact. It is unkown if this can KILL them, or simply slows them down.

Appearances in the Story

Catch (Black Delilah)
(2019-01-19 • Beaver Lake - Lake Shore) Lyle Lucas sets out with pals in tow to try and save the Banshee. In helping her they learn a more disturbing truth.

"Catch" - The Cure
"I used to sometimes try to catch her,
But never even caught her name."

Cast  •   Lyle Lucas  •  Ethan Drake  •  Maxine Rodriguez  •  Colorado Jones  •  Finn O'Neil  •
Sweet Child O' Mine
(2019-01-18 • Beaver Lake - Lake Shore) Raul brings Christian and Roxie to the docks to commandeer a boat. They are visited by a young girl throwing all sorts of tantrums.
Cast  •   Christian Price  •  Roxie Moretti  •  Raul Santiago  •
Girl You Know it's True
(2019-01-16 • Beaver Lake - Lodge Grounds) A run through the storm while tripping on acid ends up at the lakeshore. Banshee is unhappy. Emily and Kim confront the reality of the ghost.
Cast  •   Kimberly Constance Alistair  •  Finn O'Neil  •  Emily Reed  •  Danny Novak  •
Start Me Up
(2018-01-15 • Eager Beaver Lodge - Maintenance Shed) The storm takes the bridge and the power down. Lyle grabs Ethan to go get the generator going. The electrician and the mechanic have a nerve wracking face off with the old scary building. Right, it's just a building. Everything's fine. Nothing to be scared of. It's fiiiiine... what's that noise?! And what's that on the floor?
Cast  •   Colorado Jones  •  Ethan Drake  •  Lyle Lucas  •  Bastian Roen  •  Candice Flick  •