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Cougar of the Losers (DC Comics)

Cougar

(The Losers)


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

For all the context, plot, unit structure, characters, etc. you can first check the “base camp” Losers unit profile.


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Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: The Losers; formerly US Army.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: Weight: lbs
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown


Powers and Abilities

Cougar an expert marksman who frequently operates as a sniper. He is also proficient at stealth.

When not shooting from a distance he adopts an acrobatic fighting style. He has had military training, and is familiar with a wide range of military weaponry.

Cougar just took a sniper shot


History

See the team entry.

Cougar napping on a couch


Personality

Laid-back and laconic, Cougar was never the most talkative member of the team. But following Afghanistan he rarely speaks at all. Deeply scarred by the events, he regularly wakes up screaming at the memories.

He is the most likely to act against orders to do what he believes to be right, and has a strong friendship with Jensen.

Cougar shoots his rifle


Quotes

“Uh-huh.”

“Vaya con dios, angelitos.”

Clay’s dead. Aisha’s flipped. Just us now. An’ those kids – the ones in the chopper. I still see ’em every night, Jensen. Hear ’em screamin’. I gotta end it.”

Cougar lining up a difficult sniper shot



Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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Cougar

Dex: 05 Str: 03 Bod: 03 Motivation: Seeking Justice
Int: 04 Wil: 04 Min: 04 Occupation: former Soldier
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 014 HP: 020

Skills:
Acrobatics: 04, Martial Artist: 04, Military Science (Camouflage, Danger Recognition, Demolition, Tracking): 05, Military Science (other subskills): 04, Thief (Stealth): 05, Vehicles (Land): 04, Weaponry (Firearms, Heavy Weapons): 07

Advantages:
Expertise (Parachuting), Familiarity (SCUBA), Languages (Spanish, Pashto).

Connections:
Losers (High), Black Market (Low).

Drawbacks:
MIA (Not letting children get hurt), Guilt.

Equipment:
On missions he’s regularly equipped with the following:

  • His regular rifle of choice is the Unique Alpine TPG-1 [BODY 04, Projectile weapons: 06, Range: 08, Telescopic vision: 04, Ammo: 05, R#02. Limitation: Projectile weapons has No Range – use the Range given next instead].
  • But at one point he’s using a Barrett M82A3 [BODY 04, Projectile weapons: 08, Range: 09, Telescopic vision: 05, Ammo: 10, R#02. Limitation: Projectile weapons has No Range, use the Range given next].
  • He has also used a .22 MULTISHOT AIR RIFLE [BODY 03, Projectile weapons: 02, Range: 05, Telescopic vision: 02, Ammo: 06, R#03. Limitation: Projectile weapons has No Range – use the Range given next instead], normally to deliver special ammunition such as tranq darts [BODY 01, Sleep: 06, Ammo: 06, R#03, Note: Ammunition for Air Rifle, Limitation: Sleep does not work against BODY 07+ targets or any rigid armour; Sleep can be countered by Systemic Antidote] or pellets filled with various paints (looking like guano, so it could be used to blind a surveillance camera without raising suspicion).
  • In the rare cases he’s expected to go close he carries a Shotgun [BODY 04, Projectile weapons: 06 (Diminishing), Range: 03, Ammo: 07, R#03, Advantage: Scattershot, Limitation: Projectile weapons has No Range – use the Range given next instead, Drawback: Very long reload time].
  • For other gear commonly used see The Losers entry.

Design Notes

Black Market Connection due to his ability to easily acquire weaponry, and the years living underground.


By Gareth Lewis.

Source of Character: DC Comics (The Losers).

Helper(s): capita_senyera, Sébastien Andrivet.

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