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Backstab deals s single burst of damage to a single enemy. It does not cost Energy, essentially giving you a single-use free attack.
 
Backstab deals s single burst of damage to a single enemy. It does not cost Energy, essentially giving you a single-use free attack.
   
With it being [[Innate]], it is guaranteed that you will draw on the first turn, and is included on your draw count. This could be useful on lower floor, as Backstab has a respectable damage against enemy with lower health, but it could cripple you on higher floor since it could take a spot for a potentially more powerful card. Unless you have a appropriate set of [[Relics]], it is not advised to take more than one copy of this card.
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With it being [[Innate]], it is guaranteed that you will draw on the first turn, and is included on your draw count. This could be useful on lower floor, as Backstab has a respectable damage against enemy with lower health, but it could cripple you on higher floor since it takes a spot for a potentially more powerful card. Unless you have a appropriate set of [[Relics]], it is not advised to take more than one copy of this card.
   
 
=== Synergies ===
 
=== Synergies ===
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*[[File:GamblingChip.png||link=Gambling Chip|21x23px]] [[Gambling Chip]] and [[File:GamblersBrew.png|link=Potions|25x25px]] [[Potions|Gambler's Brew]]: Allows the player to discard and draw a new card in place of Backstab in case that it is not beneficial.
 
*[[File:GamblingChip.png||link=Gambling Chip|21x23px]] [[Gambling Chip]] and [[File:GamblersBrew.png|link=Potions|25x25px]] [[Potions|Gambler's Brew]]: Allows the player to discard and draw a new card in place of Backstab in case that it is not beneficial.
 
*[[File:DeadBranch.png||link=Dead Branch|21x23px]] [[Dead Branch]]: With Backstab having 0 cost, [[File:DeadBranch.png||link=Dead Branch|21x23px]] [[Dead Branch]] turns it into free damage and a card generation, lessens the drawback from its {{KW|Innate}} nature by giving you a chance to get a more beneficial card for free.
 
*[[File:DeadBranch.png||link=Dead Branch|21x23px]] [[Dead Branch]]: With Backstab having 0 cost, [[File:DeadBranch.png||link=Dead Branch|21x23px]] [[Dead Branch]] turns it into free damage and a card generation, lessens the drawback from its {{KW|Innate}} nature by giving you a chance to get a more beneficial card for free.
*[[File:Shuriken.png||link=Shuriken|21x23px]] [[Shuriken]] and [[File:Kunai.png||link=Kunai|21x23px]] [[Kunai]]: Backstab gives you a reliable counter on these relic for free on the first turn. Along with some Attack cards you could potentially drawn on the first turn, they could gives you a momentum you need to scale the fight.
 
 
* Can help you take down minions of [[Gremlin Leader]] and [[Reptomancer]] in order to steer them to waste a turn summoning more minions.
 
* Can help you take down minions of [[Gremlin Leader]] and [[Reptomancer]] in order to steer them to waste a turn summoning more minions.
 
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* A strange strategy with [[File:Shuriken.png||link=Shuriken|21x23px]] [[Shuriken]] and [[File:Kunai.png||link=Kunai|21x23px]] [[Kunai]] comes from the fact that Backstab is free attack guaranteed to be drawn in the first turn, and taking 3 copies of them while having either of those relics guarantees that you could trigger {{KW|Strength}} and/or {{KW|Dexterity}} on the first turn for free while also dealing a burst of 33-45 damage. While those bonus can help you scale the fight, having a psuedo-[[File:NinjaScroll.png||link=Ninja Scroll|21x23px]] [[Ninja Scroll]] that takes up 3 cards of your initial draw makes it more risky on a higher floor with more aggressive and punishing enemies.
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*[[File:Shuriken.png||link=Shuriken|21x23px]] [[Shuriken]] and [[File:Kunai.png||link=Kunai|21x23px]] [[Kunai]]: An strange strategy with these relics comes from the fact that Backstab is free attack guaranteed to be drawn in the first turn, and taking 3 copies of them while having either of those relics gives you guaranteed {{KW|Strength}} and/or {{KW|Dexterity}} on the first turn. While those bonus can help you scale the fight, having a psuedo-[[File:NinjaScroll.png||link=Ninja Scroll|21x23px]] [[Ninja Scroll]] that takes up 3 cards of your initial draw makes it more risky on a higher floor with more aggressive and punishing enemies.
 
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