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Leona Heidern (King of Fighters)

Leona Heidern


Context

Leona Heidern is a SNK brawling video game characters. She first appeared in King of Fighters ’96.

Leona is part of a mercenary crew called the Ikari Warriors. Their origins go back to a 1980s SNK scrolling shooter Rambo-esque video game. She is also a member of the mystical Orochi bloodline, making her mentally wounded but giving her super-powers.


Background

  • Real Name: Leona Heidern.
  • Other Aliases: The Silent Soldier.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: Guidel (father, deceased by her own hand), Heidern (adopted father).
  • Group Affiliation: Ikari Warriors.
  • Base Of Operations: Secret Base in Brazil, but often mobile.
  • Height: 5’9” Weight: 146 lbs.
  • Eyes: Blue Hair: Blue


Powers and Abilities

Leona’s fighting style is broadly similar to Heidern’s and Ralf Jones’. Many of her moves are references to classic Japanese genre media, such as Kamen Rider.

Leona channels life force into a form of energy that shears through matter. She can employ this to enhance her blows or as a projectile.


Description

Her old uniform looked kind of like a safari outfit with short shorts. Her new uniform is an athletic bra with army pants. She of course always keeps her boots and black leather gloves as well as her weaponry.

Leona Heidern jumping


Quotes

“Sayonara !”

“Run away !”

Leona Heidern character details


DC Universe History

Leona could be inserted as is. There isn’t much going on in Brazil and the Orochi legend could just be another mystical threat.


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Leona Heidern

Dex: 07 Str: 04 Bod: 05 Motivation: Unwanted Power
Int: 05 Wil: 06 Min: 05 Occupation: Ikari Warrior
Inf: 03 Aur: 04 Spi: 05 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 017 HP: 070

Powers:
Adrenaline Surge: 06, Claws: 05, Energy Blast: 05, Jumping: 00, Gliding: 02, Running: 04, Vampirism: 03

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Adrenaline Surge works with all powers.
  • Energy Blast is range of touch only.
  • Vampirism is range of touch only and minor marginal.

Skills:
Acrobatics (Athletics, dodging, gymnastics): 04, Martial Artist: 10, Military Science (All but field command): 04, Thief (Concealment, stealth): 06, Weaponry: 08

Advantages:
Expansive HQ (Ikari Warriors Base), Familiarity (factory inspection), Languages (Portuguese), Rich Friend (Ikari Warriors).

Connections:
Heidern (High), Ralf Jones (High), Clark Still (High), Whip (High).

Drawbacks:
Dark Secret (Orochi descendent and slaughtering her own village), Minor Rage, MPI (Depression), Uncertainty.

Equipment:

  • Earring Bombs [BODY 03, EV 04 (Area of effect 1 AP), Grenade drawback, R#03, Thief (concealment): 08 Thief (concealment) only applies to them looking like ordinary earrings. It should also be noted that Leona is highly adept at pinning them to her opponents clothes in close combat and thus does not have to suffer a penalty for the trick shot.
  • Hairclip [BODY 04, EV 03, Range: 05, Thief (concealment): 04]. This special hairpin looks normal enough, but can be used as a razor sharp boomerang. It also has the boomerang properties of returning to its owner after being thrown.

Heidern (King of Fighters) teaching his little girl to shoot


Riot of the Blood Leona

This is Leona when she enters the Riot of the Blood. Its normally only used as a plot device.

Dex: 08 Str: 05 Bod: 05 Motivation: Psychopath
Int: 04 Wil: 05 Min: 03 Occupation: Berserker
Inf: 02 Aur: 03 Spi: 06 Resources {or Wealth}: NA
Init: 018 HP: 080

Powers:
Adrenaline Surge: 06, Claws: 06, Energy Blast: 06, Jumping: 00, Gliding: 02, Running: 06, Vampirism: 04

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Adrenaline Surge works with all powers.
  • Energy Blast is range of touch only.
  • Vampirism is range of touch only and minor marginal.

Skills:
Acrobatics (Athletics, dodging, gymnastics): 05, Martial Artist: 11, Thief (Concealment, stealth): 06, Weaponry: 09

Advantages:
Iron Nerves, Lightning Reflexes.

Drawbacks:
Creepy Appearance (vomiting blood, skin has a reddish tint, and her eyes go dilated and wild), Catastrophic Rage, CPI (homicidal mania).

By Tom Eilers.

Source of Character: King of Fighters.

Helper(s): Sébastien Andrivet (for weapon stats), SNK wiki .

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