Compensation (previously consolation) is when one player takes a certain amount of cards from another player as a result of losing an encounter through playing a . The number of cards taken is equal to the amount of ships that end up in the warp. If no ships end up in the warp (i.e. through Zombie's power), then no compensation may be collected (unless stated otherwise, such as with Healer). If a player does not have enough cards to fulfill a compensation amount, the loser takes the winner's entire hand of cards.