15 BEST Cult Of The Lamb Tarot Cards

Having the right tarot cards are paramount for success and in this guide, we will inform you of the best tarot cards in Cult Of The Lamb.

There are numerous Tarot Cards in the game, and we have prepared this guide to inform you of the best cards in the Cult Of The Lamb. Through this gruesome journey, using the right tarot cards and obtaining the best weapons is paramount for success, so without further delay, let’s start our guide on the best tarot cards in Cult Of The Lamb.

What Are Tarot Cards In Cult Of The Lamb?

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Tarot Cards are temporary buffs that you can apply to your character. These buffs allow you to live longer during your crusade runs, which in return will enable you to bring more valuable resources to your Cult after every run.

As you are doing a crusade run, you will encounter a tarot card reader NPC named Clauneck. You can choose one tarot card to take with you for the rest of your journey. Later, you will be able to purchase more tarot cards.

Once you return to your cult, the tarot cards in your inventory will disappear, so take full advantage of those cards during your crusade run in Cult Of The Lamb.

Best Tarot Cards In Cult Of The Lamb

There are 36 tarot cards in the game, out of which we have selected 15 cards to be featured as the best tarot cards in the game, as these cards can offer unparalleled advantages for the lamb during a crusade run.

Tarot CardsQuoteDescriptionUnlock
The TelescopeSurely what will be one day be yours to conquer.Reveal the mapAt the start of every Crusade run
True SightWeakness begs exploitationThe chances of dealing with critical hit increases 20%At the start of every Crusade run
Ichor Lingered They dare not even step on your shadowDrop black Ichor at the time you roll (10s cooldown)Purchase at Smuggler's Sanctuary for 400 coins
Hands Of Rage Such violent wrath cannot be containedA projectile is fired at the time you use your weapon for 10 sec cooldownBuy at Pilgrim's Passage for 25 coins
The Lovers A heart offered, a vow madeRecieves an extra Blue heart Spare the loser of the Fight Pit Ritual
All Seeing SunbDestruction wastes at noondayChances of damage during the day time increases 20%Buy at Pilgrim's Passage for 25 coins
Blazing Trail Punish those who dare stand in your wayComing out on any opponent will damage them completely Purchase at Spore Grotto for 35 coins
Strength From Within Meditate on your malicious intentFervour will slowly fill up again over time 2.5 sec or 1.5 sec cooldownBeat Shrumy at Knucklebones
Divine Strength The vigour of the Great Ones course through youThe total Attack rate is increased by 1.25xAt the start of every Crusade run
The Hearts A minor remedy/ A remedyRecieves an extra Red heart for better gameplayBeat Ratau at one game of Knucklebones
Diseased Heart A heart rife with vicious corruptionGain an extra Diseased heartAt the start of every Crusade run
The Arachnid The venom of fear knows no cureDeals with poison damage to deal with the enemies At the start of every Crusade run
Master Of The Art Strike hard, strike fast, strike trueThe total weapon damage enhanced by 1.2x or 1.5xAt the start of every Crusade run
The Burning DeadService, even in deathThe explosion of Dead enemy's body, can also damage other oppoents bodies Purchase at Midas' Cave for 5 Gold Bars
The DealThe deal is done, but at what cost?By Eliminating the enemies, you can easily resurrect 1 Red heart at the price of your own memberPurchase at Midas' Cave for 10 Gold Bars

The Telescope

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
The Telescope
Description Reveal the map
Unlocked Easily unlocked in the beginning of every Crusade run

Obtaining the Telescope tarot card should be your number 1 priority early on, as it is extremely useful. Players can use the telescope to reveal every part of the map during their crusade run.

Players can use this tarot card to know which rooms contain bonuses and which can also lead to potentially getting more tarot cards. The telescope card lets you plan your route and generally makes the experience more efficient and convenient.

The tarot card can be unlocked at the start of every crusade run.

True Sight

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
True Sight
Description Dealing critical hit chances enhanced by 10% (20%)
Unlocked At the beginning of every Crusade run

With the True Sight tarot card, players get an additional 10% chance to land a critical hit. At first glance, this tarot card may seem like a must-have because those critical hits can do massive damage.

But the ability of the tarot card also depends on your playstyle; if you pair it with a fast weapon like a dagger that performs consecutive strikes, then the True Sight card will benefit you a lot as every one in ten strikes is bound to be critical.

However, If you pair the True Sight tarot card with a slow, heavy weapon, it may feel like a waste of a card slot.

Players can unlock this tarot card at the beginning of every crusade run.

Ichor Lingered 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
Ichor Lingered
Description Drop black Ichor whenever you roll causing a 10s cooldown
Unlocked Buy from Smuggler’s Sanctuary for only 400 coins

The Ichor Lingered tarot card can be useful in certain situations in Cult Of The Lamb, as it allows the lamb to leave a small pool of black ichor after performing a dodge roll, poisoning any enemy that touches it. If players are facing enemies that lunge at them, then this can be used as a counterattack.

The Ichor Lingered tarot card has a 10-second cooldown, and the lamb is immune to the poison. This is a great way to chip away a small amount of health from your enemies without really doing anything. It can be purchased from the smuggler sanctuary for 40 gold.

Hands Of Rage 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
Hands Of Rage
Description Whenever you use your weapon a projectile attack is launched (10 sec cooldown)
Unlocked you can get it from Pilgrim’s Passage for 25 coins

The Hands of Rage card can either be considered one of the best tarot cards or the tarot card that is just not worth it, depending on which version of the card you obtain. It gives the players the ability to fire a projectile when they swing their weapon.

The base version of the card has a 10-second cooldown, which is considered too long for players, and ultimately makes the card not worth it for them. The upgraded version of the card has a 5-second cooldown that can turn your lamb into a menace for the enemy. However, the upgraded version of the Hands of Rage is rare.

This tarot card can be purchased from a pilgrim at Pilgrim’s Way.

The Lovers 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
The Lovers II
Description Obtain an extra Blue heart
Unlocked To unlock this tarot card, you need to spare the loser of the Fight Pit Ritual

This tarot card is used to increase your total health by adding blue hearts. Unlike red hearts in your health, blue hearts can not be healed, so once they are gone, they can not be replenished. Hollow Knight players will be familiar with the mechanic. 

The basic version of the card only provides one blue heart, which can be unlocked at the beginning of every crusade.

The upgraded card offers two blue hearts, which can be unlocked after choosing the Wedding Doctrine. It appears the first time when you use the ritual to marry a follower, and you will find the tarot card on the temple floor after the ceremony. It can also be unlocked if you spare the loser of the Fight Pit ritual.

All Seeing Sun 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
All Seeing Sun
Description Damage during the day time enhanced by 20%
Unlocked Get this tarot card from Pilgrim’s Passage for 25 coins

The All Seeing Sun is a situational tarot card, meaning that depending on the condition, it can either be one of the best or useless. This card allows the players to perform an additional 20% damage whenever the sun is up. If players equip the All Seeing Sun and start their run at exact dawn, then they will be able to utilize its advantages throughout the entirety of their run. 

This tarot card can be purchased from a pilgrim at Pilgrim’s Way.

Blazing Trail 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
Blazing Trail
Description You have the power to dodge your enemies attack while inflicting damage on them
Unlocked Obtain it from Spore Grotto for 35 coins

The ability offered by the Blazing Trail is seen in numerous rogue-lite games but performing it is satisfying in every single one of them. The Blazing Trail ability allows the players to deal damage to any enemy they touch while dodging.

It may take some time to get used to because you are supposed to roll into the enemy instead of away from them but being able to dodge an attack and inflict damage on your enemy at the same time makes it very much worth it.

This tarot card can be purchased from Spore Grotto for 35 Gold.

Strength From Within 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
Strength From Within
Description You can easily regain your Fervour with the help of this card, as well as it has a total cooldown of 2.5 seconds
Unlocked Strike down Shrumy at Knucklebones

The Strength From Within tarot card is the ideal card to use if players wish to regain their Fervour as fast as possible. The tarot card will replenish the Fervour slowly, but it only has a 2.5-second cooldown, so players should use it excessively to regain their curses quickly.

This tarot card can truly give the players an upper hand because being able to slowly regain Fervour along with numerous enemies on the screen allow the players to use their curses more frequently.

This tarot card can be obtained after defeating Shrumy at Knucklebones in Cult Of The Lamb.

Divine Strength 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
Divine Strength
Description You can use this card with every single weapon to cause more damage to the enemies, as well as enhance your attack rate by 1.25x
Unlocked Unlock it at the beginning of every Crusade run

The Divine Strength card increases the player’s attack rate by 1.25x. Unlike the True Sight tarot card, the Divine Strength is viable to use with every weapon in the game. It can also make sluggish weapons like heavy hammers feel a lot more flexible and easy to use in battle since it allows the players to land a few more hits before they inevitably roll away.

This tarot card can be unlocked at the start of every crusade run.

The Hearts 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
The Hearts III
Description It gives extra Red hearts
Unlocked Defeat Ratau in a single Knucklebones game

Having more health is never a bad thing in any game. Health is more important than ever in rogue-lite titles because of their perma-death trademark. The Hearts tarot card helps with just that in Cult Of The Lamb.

Unlike The Lovers tarot card, which gives you additional blue hearts, this card gives the players additional red hearts, which can be replenished. More red hearts allow the players to explore dungeons with more ease.

There are three variants of The Hearts tarot card in the game, each offering more health than the prior variant. 

  • The Heart I can be obtained at the start of the run. 
  • The Heart II is obtained after beating Ratau at one game of Knucklebones. 
  • The Heart III in the healing room in the dungeons.

Diseased Heart 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
Diseased Heart
Description This card can help you inflict damage on enemies who attack you
Unlocked Unlock this tarot card at the beginning of every Crusade run

While Red Hearts are extremely useful in Cult Of The Lamb, they are not the best hearts. Diseased Hearts are black with eyes, and they can not be replenished, but whenever you take a hit from the enemy, every enemy on the screen takes damage.

Aside from getting extra health with this tarot card, you will also be able to punish enemies who managed to hit you, which makes it worthy of being considered one of the best tarot cards in the game.

The Diseased Heart card can be unlocked at the start of every run.

The Arachnid 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
The Arachnid
Description In order to deal with the opponents, you can use the poison damage. Each poison weapon can be striked only once to inflict it
Unlocked At the begging of every Crusade run

This tarot card can very easily be considered one of the best cards in the game, and some people even consider the Arachnid card broken as it allows you to inflict poison on the enemy very easily.

With poison weapons, you are required to perform some consecutive strikes on the enemy for the poison to build up and be inflicted. That is not the case with the Arachnid card, as this card allows you to hit the enemy only once with the weapon of your choice to inflict poison.

The Arachnid tarot card is unlocked by default.

Master Of The Art 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
Master Of The Art
Description The best match with the high attack rate weapons, and also has the ability to enhance total damage rate by 1.2x
Unlocked Get this tarot card at the beginning of every Crusade run

The Master Of The Art card increases your weapon’s total damage by 1.2x. This card works great with efficient weapons that have a high attack rate as players will be able to perform high damage strikes in little time. 

This tarot card can also be used to increase the damage of slow weapons with a low attack rate that already offer high damage. 

The Master Of The Art tarot card can be unlocked at the start of every run.

The Burning Dead 

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
The Burning Dead
Description You can kill several enemies with the help of this card by blowing up their dead bodies
Unlocked Get it from Midas’ Cave for 5 Gold Bars

This tarot card can help you clear out rooms filled with enemies very efficiently, as the Burning Dead card causes the dead bodies of your enemies to blow up, which also damages every other enemy in the vicinity of the blast.

This tarot card is extremely useful, especially in the presence of multiple enemies, as the Burning Dead card can destroy every enemy in moments if utilized correctly.

The Burning Dead card can be purchased for 5 Gold Bars in Midas’ Cave. The price is hefty, but it is very much worth it.

The Deal

Best Tarot Cards in Cult Of The Lamb
The Deal
Description You can take down strong bosses easily with the help of this card. It has the ability to resurrect you directly from the dead for only once
Unlocked Get this tarot card from Midas’ Cave at the cost of 10 Gold Bars

The tarot card we would consider to be the best in Cult Of The Lamb is The Deal card. This card can be your best friend when taking on strong bosses as it will resurrect your character after death; it is inevitable that you will die at some point.

Imagine both you and the boss are on your last legs, and you’re one hit away from victory, but you messed up and died instead of going back to the village and trying all over again. The Deal tarot card will resurrect you with only one heart, and now you have one more chance to finish your enemy.

This tarot card can be purchased for 10 Gold Bars in Midas’ Cave.

That concludes our guide on the best tarot cards and how to obtain them in Cult Of The Lamb. The game is available now on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Nintendo Switch, and PC. We hope our guide helped you, and if you think we missed a tarot card then do let us know about it in the comment section below.

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