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Bloodbath (Ultraverse Comics) (Exiles enemy)

Bloodbath


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game
  • This entry assumes that you’ve read Dr. Rachel Deming’s entry, where the context and backstory is.
  • Since there is very little material, this entry makes use secondary sources (Steve Gerber’s unpublished notes).

Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile
  • Group Affiliation: Mercenary for Malcolm Kort
  • Height: 6’2” Weight: 230lbs
  • Eyes: Black Hair: Red w/white streaks


Powers and Abilities

Bloodbath is a ferocious, skilled mercenary with unusual strength and superior combat skills. He almost always subs his Martial Arts for EV to strike killing blows — his powerful and precise blows can harm even bullet-resistant ultrahumans, and are further reinforced by impact plates worn over his knuckles.


History

Bloodbath is a freelance mercenary, known for having been extensively involved in covert operations in Latin America. He was hired by Malcolm Kort to capture people infected by the Theta virus so Kort could build up his ultrahuman task force. Bloodbath was clearly the most competent operator of the lot.

Bloodbath was often paired with the superhumanly strong Bruut. Along with Bruut he ran into two Exiles, Mustang and Catapult, who were clearly outmatched and failed to rescue Theta infectee Tommy Halloran. Halloran’s capture led to an Exiles raid against Kort’s corporate compound. Bloodbath was among the responders and the Exiles failed, leaving two of their own behind – Ghoul (Jonathan Martin) and Tinsel (Melissa Scott).

The callous Kort handed Tinsel to the even callouser Bloodbath as a reward. Tinsel was forced to incinerate Bloodbath’s eyes to defend herself, but the mercenary nevertheless managed to gun her down as she tried to flee.

Bloodbath was soon assassinated in turn by Ghoul to avenge Tinsel, and this disaster ended with Ghoul blowing up several floors of Kort’s corporate HQ, apparently killing everyone inside.


Description

Bloodbath is a typical 1990s US comic books badass. He uses various warrior signifiers vaguely inspired by Native American cultures, such as facial war paint and braided hair.


Personality

A bossy sadist who is used to be in charge and not used to have anything resist him. Due to the inexperience of the Exiles, he was a bit overconfident, but that was justified. He’s callous, brutal and domineering.

Bloodbath commands exorbitant fees, but what he does with the money — beside buying guns — is unknown. All he seems to do is work.

Bloodbath especially enjoyed killing ultrahumans, wishing to assert the superiority of his skills and training over superhuman powers.


Quotes

“They call me Bloodbath. Trust me… it fits.”


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Bloodbath

Dex: 06 Str: 04 Bod: 05 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 05 Wil: 04 Min: 05 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 007
Init: 017 HP: 030

Skills:
Acrobatics: 05, Martial artist: 08, Military science: 05, Vehicles (Air, Land, Water): 06, Weaponry: 07

Advantages:
Iron Nerves, Schtick (Pain management (Low))

Connections:
Max Kort (Low)

Drawbacks:
Serious Rage

Equipment:
A vast collection of weapons ; Bloodbath will often carry :

  • HEAVY BRASS KNUCKLES [BODY 08, EV 03 (05 w/STR, 09 w/Martial Artist)].
  • HEAVY ENERGY RIFLE [BODY 04, Energy blast: 08, R#2]
  • Backup Machine Pistol [BODY 03, Projectile weapons: 05, Ammo: 06, R#03, Advantage : Autofire]

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Ultraverse

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