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Kaliber (Suicide Squad enemy) (DC Comics) shooting

Kaliber


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game
  • Much of this is speculative due to limited information.

Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: Task Force X
  • Base Of Operations: Unrevealed
  • Height: 5’9” Weight: 210 lbs
  • Eyes: ? Hair: Red


Powers and Abilities

Kaliber is capable channelling his kirilian aura to emit blasts of light, and uses a gun which allows him to focus it in a controlled and targeted manner.


History

His identity and the origin of his powers unknown, Kaliber was first heard of as part of the Task Force X team reformed under the Cabal, a shadowy government organisation trying to control super-heroes.

The unit’s first known mission was eliminating the Cabal agent Blacksnake. Arrested after his involvement in actions against the Atom (Ray Palmer), Blacksnake had offered to make a deal, revealing what he knew about the Cabal.

Task Force X infiltrated the police station where he was being held, killed Blacksnake and a number of officers, and blew the place up to cover their departure.

They were next sent to Diabloverde, where the Cabal’s new Suicide Squad had been set up to help its oppressive dictator maintain his rule. Amanda Waller had heard about their activities, so took her Suicide Squad there to deal with them. Task Force X’s mission was to eliminate Waller and the members of her Squad.

Kaliber and Metamorpheus subdued Nightshade, but she escaped before they could finish her off. The rest of the team met with varying success, with some wounded opponents, but no kills, and Sidewinder was badly wounded, resulting in Pathfinder ordering Kaliber to finish her off.

They followed Waller’s Squad into the jungle, where they were pulled into a fairer fight. Kaliber got in a shoot out with Deadshot, and managed to hold his own until Deadshot switched to explosives. It was stated that the surviving members of Task Force X would have to cooperate since the Cabal would want them dead for their failure.

He next appeared among a group of metahuman mercenaries hired to kill Deadshot, along with the other members of Task Force X (including the supposedly dead Sidewinder). Kaliber was inside the exploding warehouse as Deadshot faked his death. Whether he survived is unclear, but since he wasn’t actually confirmed dead…


Personality

Gruff and aggressive, Kaliber is professional but prone to letting his temper show. His powers mean he’s not really useful for more subtle operations, taking a more direct approach to dealing with problems.


Quotes

“Bullets of light feeding off my kirilian aura. You got no way of escaping.”

“Hang on. I got an ace in the hole that could end this without any blood being shed… except his.”


Marvel Universe History

Task Force X was set up by the backers of the Weapon X program, to eliminate traces of the program after its failure.


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Kaliber

Dex: 05 Str: 04 Bod: 04 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 04 Wil: 03 Min: 04 Occupation: Mercenary; former government agent
Inf: 04 Aur: 04 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 013 HP: 025

Powers:
Energy Blast: 06

Bonuses and Limitations:
Energy Blast has no AV – using either his DEX, or Weaponry if using a specially designed gun (-1)

Skills:
Military Science: 04, Weaponry (Firearms): 07

Advantages:
None demonstrated

Connections:
Task Force X (High)

Drawbacks:
None demonstrated

Equipment:

  • Gun [BODY 05, Miscellaneous Bonus (can focus Kaliber’s Energy Blast)]
  • Communications unit [BODY 02, Radio Communications (Scrambled): 08, R#: 03]
  • As a member of Task Force X he was equipped with a skyhook, a magnetic device worn as a backpack which could allow them to be extracted from the location by air support. Skyhook [BODY 04, Miscellaneous Advantage (allows the wearer to be pulled by the Magnetic Control of the Task Force X air support)]

By Gareth Lewis

Source of Character: DC Universe

Writeup completed on the 8th of September, 2011.

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