Diplomat only. +5 to an influence check against a character OR +4 to a corruption check made by a character in the same company.
But now on to the second, better (IMHO) skill. Corruption, as anyone who's played the game more than once knows, is a very dangerous thing. It can cause you big problems with Wizards (and since all of them except Alatar, who's good enough to use anyway, are Diplomats, it's good with them) and with regular characters as well. Plus, it's one of the biggest hazards in destroying The One Ring.
But with this card, you get a much better chance of succeeding in a check. If you have Gandalf, for instance, destroying the ring, and he has no other items (6 corruption points, therefore, for The One Ring), play this to nullify the -4 check, making you with his +1 to corruption need just a 6 or higher on a roll to succeed. Or play it on Frodo in the company for an almost automatic win (overall, +8 to a check with 6 points, making +2, -4 for the Cracks check to just need a roll higher than 2 to win).
There are only two problems with this card. One, it's a one-shot card, meaning you can't benefit from its effects more than once a deck reshuffle (and it's not a spell, so you can't just recycle it with Saruman), though I think that ICE should have made a card like Resurrect in Magic (correct me if I'm wrong on this, magic fans) or Palor Toff in Star Trek to re-use cards you've discarded.
But still, this limitation isn't that bad, considering its great effects. And this card can be duplicated (it doesn't say otherwise). And the other limitation is the Diplomat Only one, which doesn't seem like much of a problem since enough characters are diplomats so that most parties have them. So overall, this is a pretty good card, for almost any deck.
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