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Giant (Invincible / Wolf-Man enemy) (Image Comics)

Giant


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Known Relatives: Unnamed Grandmother
  • Group Affiliation: None
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile throughout the United States
  • Height: 125’ Weight: 235 tons
  • Eye: Black Hair: None


Powers & Abilities

Strength Level

The Giant possesses superhuman strength of a level commensurate with that of an average Viltrumite. As such, his massive sinews can press (lift) hundreds of thousands of tons directly overhead.

Known Superhuman Powers

Through some unidentified mystical means, the mortal boy that was the Giant was transformed from a prepubescent boy into a massive cyclopean being. As such, he has been imbued with vast supernatural strength and resilience to harm.


History

Before he was ensorcelled, the Giant was a simple eight year old boy who fell through a mystical portal along with his grandmother.

The two found themselves in an alternate dimension, where a cruel wizard enchanted the youth in order to use him as a weapon against his enemies.

Unfortunately for the wizard, he had truly under-estimated the fire and rebellious nature of human “tweens”. The Giant rampaged without fear or peer throughout the alternate dimension and eventually claimed it as his own.

He proclaimed himself King of the land, and ruled it with a cruel and angry fist.

Eventually, the Giant’s enemies banded together and instead of fighting the cruel monarch, simply banished him back to the earthly plain he originated from.

Stunned and (as always) angry at his exile, the Giant rampaged throughout New York city, causing nearly incalculable amounts of damage until Invincible arrived upon the scene.

The Giant hitting the ground

The young Viltrumite landed two quick, yet powerful blows, against his much larger foe and brought him to heel long enough for the Guardians of the Globes to subdue him.

The Giant was imprisoned for several months thereafter, but eventually escaped the confines of his prison. Instead of rampaging through civilized areas, the youthful Giant sought to escape into the wilderness in the hopes of finding some form of peace in the solitude.

Unfortunately for the Giant, he encountered the Wolf-man initially, and eventually Invincible once more. Once again, a pair of blows was dealt to the massive youth.

However, this time the Giant actually applied the knowledge he had gained from his previous battle with the young Viltrumite and surrendered without a fight.

At Invincible’s insistence, the Giant sat quietly and waited for the forces of the United States military to arrive and take him peacefully into custody. It can only be presumed that he remains there to this day.


Description

The Giant is a gigantic, obscenely muscular red-skinned man. His hands have three fingers apiece with a thumb on each one.

His teeth protrude from his mouth like tusks, and a single cyclopean eye sit prominently in the centre of his face. His body is covered in hair, despite the fact that his head is bald.

Simple leather-like pants cover the Giant’s lower body, and he wears a pair of metallic boots. His arms are covered by the same leather-like material up to his elbows and he wears a matching set of metallic gloves over his massive fists.


Personality

The Giant is as simple a brick as you can imagine. When he first appeared, he had a single burning desire; to regain the power he had lost due to his exile. He wanted nothing but to be made president of the United States (give him a break, he’s chronologically 8 years old).

His two encounters with Invincible seems to have shaken him at this point though. Presumably, he had never encountered anyone that could hit him hard enough to cause him harm. At this time, he has developed a true fear of the young Viltrumite and would clearly go out of his way to avoid battling him again.


Quotes

“Tanks ?! Soldiers ?! You’re wasting your time !! I’m too STRONG ! I can’t be STOPPED !”

“Don’t call me ’Big Guy‘ ! I’m the GIANT ! And I want to control the world ! I demand I be made President of the United States immediately. I’ll destroy all of New York until my demands are met !”

“You’re hurting me ! That’s not fair !”

“I escaped ! I just want to go home !”

“WHO DARES ! I was a KING ! I led a kingdom ! Who dares strike me ?! WHO ?!”


DC Universe History

The Giant could be dropped wholesale, with his origin intact into the DC Universe. He would make an interesting foe for any low-level group of adventurers, but would most likely crumble if faced with anyone of significant power.


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Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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The Giant

Dex: 05 Str: 20 Bod: 16 Motivation: Power Lust
Int: 02 Wil: 02 Min: 04 Occupation: Former Monarch
Inf: 05 Aur: 02 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 001
Init: 012 HP: 015

Powers:
Density Increase: 05, Growth: 10

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Density Increase and Growth are Always On and are Figured into the above stats (-1FC)
  • All Powers are Mystic-Linked

Skills:
None demonstrated

Advantages
None demonstrated

Connections:
None

Drawbacks:
Exile, Strange Appearance, Public Identity

Genre:
Action

By Bryan Gittens

Source of Character: Image Comics Series – Invincible, created by Robert Kirkman (author), Cory Walker (illustrator) and Ryan Ottley (illustrator).

Writeup completed on the 6th of September, 2012.

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