- Alter ego: Arisen Tyrk, AKA Harrison Turk, Lunatik I-III and the three Nilffim (that’s right, seven alter egos !)
- Marital Status: Single
- Known Relatives: None (though I suppose the duplicates can be considered ’related‘ to each other)
- Group Affiliation: None
- Base Of Operations: Empire State University in NYC
- Height: 6’2” Weight: 185lbs.
- Eyes: all white no pupils (Blue as Harrison) Hair: Black
Powers and Abilities
Tyrk was a self-proclaimed god of great physical and mystical power.
As Turk, he was a highly intelligent and eloquent man whose words had a subtle hypnotic power over his listeners.
As the Lunatiks, he displayed superhuman physical prowess, notably enhanced strength and agility.
Arisen Tyrk was the tyrannical mystic god-king of Other-Realm until he was defeated and deposed by Stargod (John Jameson, the lycanthrope formerly known as Man-Wolf). Tyrk escaped to Earth, physically and mentally fragmenting in the process.
The most rational and socially adaptable of these fragments became Harrison Turk, an Empire State University drama prof. Meanwhile, three of his other fragments became the murderous, clown-faced vigilante known as Lunatik. The Lunatiks randomly brutalized anyone they deemed criminal, ranging from drug dealers to litterbugs.
This brought them into frequent conflict with the Defenders and their allies, notably ESU students Valkyrie and Spider-Man. When the Defenders finally captured Lunatik and discovered to their shock that there were three of him, Turk came forward to confess their joint origin, careful to present his background in a flattering light.
He convinced the Defenders to accompany him in search of his three remaining personality fragments, who were terrorizing the otherdimensional Tunnelworld as the Nilffim.
Turns out the Nilffim, the Lunatiks and Turk were all thralls of an unspeakable interdimensional evil known as the Unnameable. In their master’s service they turned on the Defenders. The Defenders merged the baddies back into Arisen Tyrk, who was defeated through the combined efforts of Clea, Doctor Strange and Xhoohx master mage of Tunnelworld after he dared challenge the Unnameable’s power.
The Lunatik fragments were zany madcap vigilantes, who constantly chattered in a mish-mash of media quotes.
The Nifflim were stoic warriors who spoke little.
Harrison Tyrk was a articulate, intelligent scholar. He was incredibly deceitful, manipulating people and the truth with equal ease.
As the God-King he was a typical megalomaniac, a tyrant of a ruler, and enjoyed in the torture of his opponents.
“I’ve got rhythm ! I’ve got music ! I’ve got my staff – who could ask for anything more !”
“I used to be a god, y‘know ! And – I’m cuckoo for Coco-Puffs !”
“Fast is Lunatik ! Mighty is Lunatik ! Lunatik is lord of the asphalt jungle ! With much more music !”
DC Universe History
The Otherworld was very reminiscent of Skartaris of the Warlord fame. One could almost seamlessly substitute worlds.
Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly
|Dex: 10||Str: 06||Bod: 08||Motivation: Psychopathic|
|Int: 04||Wil: 06||Min: 04||Occupation: Vigilantes|
|Inf: 06||Aur: 06||Spi: 08||Wealth: 002|
|Init: 024||HP: 045|
Powers: Jumping: 01
Skills: Acrobatics: 12, Animal Handling: 06, Martial Artist: 09, Weaponry (Melee/Missile): 10
Advantages: Iron Nerves, Lightning Reflexes, Scholar( Media jargon), Sharp Eye
Connections: Harrison Turk(H)
Drawbacks: CIA to talking in bizarre jargon derived from TV and radio pop culture, SIA to punishing criminals, Forced Exile, Serious Psychological Instability
Equipment: Steel Rod [BODY 10, EV 04 (7 w/STR, 10 w/Martial Artist)]
“Objective sighted and verified—Prepare to attack !”
|Dex: 08||Str: 07||Bod: 09||Motivation: Responsibility|
|Int: 04||Wil: 06||Min: 04||Occupation: Soldiers|
|Inf: 04||Aur: 04||Spi: 12||Wealth: N/A|
|Init: 016||HP: 030|
Skills: Animal Handling: 09, Charisma (intimidation): 07, Martial Artist: 09, Weaponry (Melee/Missile): 09
Advantages: Area Knowledge (Tunnelworld), Iron Nerves, Sharp Eye
Connections: The King of Tunnel World (High)
Drawbacks: CIA to duty, Forced Exile
Equipment: Spear [BODY 09, EV 05 (08 w/STR, 10 w/Martial Artist)]
Giant bird beast ridden by the Nilfim
|Dex: 06||Str: 07||Bod: 09|
|Int: 01||Wil: 01||Min: 02|
|Inf: 02||Aur: 01||Spi: 01|
|Init: 011||HP: 000|
Powers: Claws: 07, Flight: 08, Magic Field: 15, Telescopic Vision: 09
Bonuses and Limitations: Magic Field has a range of self, and is always on
Advantages: Lightning Reflexes
“Aha ! The battle goes badly for our erstwhile captors !”
“Now that we are no longer on Earth my brothers Would you be so kind as to stop that annoying cant ?”
“I was er — pausing for dramatic effect !”
|Dex: 08||Str: 06||Bod: 07||Motivation: Power Lust|
|Int: 09||Wil: 10||Min: 09||Occupation: Drama Professor|
|Inf: 10||Aur: 10||Spi: 12||Wealth: 06|
|Init: 27||HP: 75|
Skills: Animal Handling: 06, Artist: 08, Charisma (persuasion): 13 Weaponry: 08
Advantages: Gift of Gab, Leadership
Connections: Empire State University (High), Dollar Bill (Low)
Drawbacks: Dark Secret(Is a fragment of an evil God-King), Forced Exile
Arison Tyrk aka The God-King
To Hulk: “Out of my way brainless brute ! Next to me, your strength is but a parody !”
“Grovel and I shall make your death swift !”
|Dex: 12||Str: 19||Bod: 13||Motivation: Power Lust|
|Int: 10||Wil: 11||Min: 13||Occupation: Monarch|
|Inf: 13||Aur: 14||Spi: 16||Wealth: 0/20|
|Init: 39||HP: 150|
Powers: Jumping: 01, Sorcery: 15
Skills: Acrobatics: 12, Animal Handling: 10, Artist: 08, Charisma: 13, Martial Artist: 10, Occultist: 08, Weaponry: 12
Advantages: Area Knowledge (Tunnelworld/Otherworld), Gift of Gab, Iron Nerves, Leadership, Lightning Reflexes, Sharp Eye
Connections: Otherworld minions(H)
Drawbacks: Authority Figure (before Marvel Premiere #46), Forced Exile (after Marvel Premiere #46)
Source of Character: Marvel Universe