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Attica (WildCATS enemy) (Image Comics)


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


  • Real Name: Maxwell Burns
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: Tri-Ad (or Troika)
  • Base Of Operations: NYC
  • Height: 6’4” Weight: 245 lbs
  • Eyes: NA Hair: Bald

Powers and Abilities

Attica’s cybernetically enhanced exoskeleton gives him super human strength and can fire powerful energy blasts. It is fitted with a computer hacking system that allows him to bypass any security. The system can be used to direct HARM’s much heavier firing systems.


Attica is the leader of the Tri-Ad mercenary group. Nothing is said about their origin, but they worked together for a long time. They first appeared against the WildCATs, beside the Gnome, in his attempt to seize the Orb of Power Helspont intended to use to open a gate in his project: reunification. They were to clear the path for their employer, in the SDI facility, while the WildCATs and Youngblood were fighting each other. They got their ass kicked by Spartan, Maul and Warblade.

After improving their skills, they were hired by Soma, Tapestry’s sidekick, to capture the WildCATs. They succeeded except for Zealot and Grifter. Apparently, they did their part and got paid.

But Attica insisted that Grifter and Zealot should not be left unattended. That greed finally lost them, as they were confronted by the Huntsman, who bagged HARM and Attica alone, but was neutralized by Slag. Later, Soldier, Majestic and Savant, along with Grifter, got them when they located Zealot.

They later were the first target of the Savant’s WildCATs II. HARM was shot dead by Condition Red, after Ladytron dropped on his shoulders and pulled out his helmet. The WildCATS attacked during his funeral, and Tao dropped the container, where HARM’s molten armor was kept, on Slag, thus encasing him in a shell of steel, while Majestic knocked Attica.

They were freed from their virtual prison by Tao when he was eluding the WildCATs, after his schemes were exposed.


Attica wears blue armor, with a red breastplate and steel boots. A red mask covers his face showing his mouth and beard and the top of his bald skull. His eyes are shielded behind a glowing yellow visor. Many cables and tubes protrude from his armor into his skull and body.


Attica is no foolish operative. He follows his client’s orders as long as it doesn’t put him in front of certain death or capture. He’d rather throw a payment away than lose everything.


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Dex: 07 Str: 04 Bod: 05 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 07 Wil: 05 Min: 06 Occupation : Gun for hire
Inf: 06 Aur: 06 Spi: 05 Resources {or Wealth} : 11
Init: 020 HP: 050

Skills: Acrobatics (Dodge): 06, Gadgetry: 10, Scientist: 05, Thief (Security Systems): 05

Advantages: Genius, Leadership

Connections: Gnome (Low), Tapestry (Low)

Drawbacks: Secret ID

Equipment: EXOSKELETON [/STR/ 07 /BOD/ 08, Energy Blast: 09, Interface: 11, Limitations: Interface only works on computers, Misc. Adv: Interface works on HARM’s system within a range of 5 AP]

By Nicolas Lemaçon

Source of Character: Images Comics (Wildstorm Universe)

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