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Coldsnap of the Masters of Disaster (DC Comics)



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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


This profile is best read after the Masters of Disaster team profile. Trust me, I’m an expert about these things.

These are older notes, not a full profile. IIRC, it was an adaptation of his stats from… the second edition roster in the DC Heroes RPG. I think.


  • Real Name: Darrel (last name unrevealed).
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: Masters of Disaster.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: 5’10” Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Eyes: Unrevealed Hair: White


Powers and Abilities

Coldsnap is a human freezer. He is able to project large amounts of cold to create ice.

A nasty trick of his is to superfreeze the air close to his skin, giving bad cold bites to anybody trying to hit him.


Coldsnap and Heatstroke have been lovers for years. However, they acquired superhuman powers that made them unable to touch each other. This may have been after Coldsnap experimented on them both. Their goal at this point became to amass enough money to reverse their condition or, ideally, keep their power but be able to touch each other.

They eventually ended up as members of the Masters of Disaster. For more about the team’s career, see the aforelinked profile.


During the mid-2000s, an accident happened that fused Heatstroke and Coldsnap into a hulking, baroque monstrosity. Perhaps that happened during an attempt at a cure. They called themselves Heatsnap (not a good name, but Coldstroke was even worse). Then they renewed their life of crime as independents in order to solve their now even worse condition.

As they were buying a super-weapon (a rifle with both a flame projector and a cold projector) from a gadgeteer called Fixit, they were apprehended by Aztek and the Batman. Batman arranged for researchers and funding from the Wayne Foundation to be made available to cure their condition. The results of this project are not known.


See illustration.


Coldsnap is a flippant, confident, almost cheerful mercenary who likes taunting opponents. He has a sound tactical mind and his teamwork with Heatstroke is excellent.

They always refer to each other as “lover” and are as affectionate as they can be without touching. If one is threatened the other is liable to react irrationally to protect them.


“Please be careful, lover.”

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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Dex: 05 Str: 03 Bod: 05 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 05 Wil: 05 Min: 04 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 018 HP: 030

Cold immunity: 05, Icing: 07, Ice production: 07

Gadgetry: 05, Scientist: 05

None demonstrated.

Underworld (Low).

SIA toward Heatstroke, Attack Vulnerability (-2CS to RV vs. heat attacks), SPR (cannot stand contact with hot objects, such as Heatstroke).


The statistics for Heatsnap are speculative, as they didn’t actually do much.

Dex: 05 Str: 05 Bod: 06 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 04 Wil: 04 Min: 03 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 012 HP: 015

Gadgetry: 04, Scientist: 04, Weaponry (Firearms): 05

None demonstrated.

Underworld (Low).

Strange Appearance.

RIFLE [BODY 04, Flame project: 06, Ice production: 06, R#03].

By Sébastien Andrivet (based on Mayfair Games).

Source of Character: DC Universe.

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