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Mindblast of the Femmes Fatales (Spider-Man enemy) (Marvel Comics)

Mindblast

Danielle Forte


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Background

  • Real Name: Danielle Forte
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: Femmes Fatales ; member of Superia’s Femizons
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile
  • Height: 5’7” Weight: 135 lbs
  • Eyes: White Hair: None


Powers and Abilities

Mindblast can emit violet “tractor beams” from her brain. That’s telekinesis, Kyle — which she used to lift big airplanes or “grab” Spider-Man, leaving him helplessly suspended in mid-air.

She can also fly (even when using her “tractor beams” to perform another task) and has been known to telekinetically make her team-mates fly.

Mindblast lifting a jet liner plane using telekinesis

Mindblast might be able to shift back to baseline human form, with no brain dome and long black hair. This is unclear, though.

Her brain seems to be protected by both a high density plastic casing (the transparent dome) and a layer of a transparent chitin-like substance. Thus, she can survive the dome being shattered.


History

Danielle Forte was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her early career, and how she joined the leader of the Femmes Fatales, are undocumented.

For more, see our Knockout (Elizabeth Rawson) entry.

The Femmes Fatales vs. Spider-Man


Description

See illustrations.


Personality

Mindblast is quiet and effective, and seems to be the most team-oriented of the lot. She mostly obeys Knockout, and seems to enjoy delivering expository dialogue.


Quotes

“I’m Mindblast. My tractor beams did the job on that jet.”


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Mindblast

Dex: 03 Str: 02 Bod: 03 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 04 Wil: 04 Min: 04 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 010 HP: 025

Powers:
Flight: 05, Telekinesis: 15

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Telekinesis cannot used for flight
  • When flinging objects using Telekinesis, AV is limited to DEX

Skills:
Accuracy (Direct use of Telekinesis): 07

Advantages:
Possibly an Alter-Ego

Connections:
Underworld (Low)

Drawbacks:
Distinct Appearance


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Mindblast (Femmes Fatales) — Averaged PL 4.6

STR STA AGL DEX FGT INT AWE PRE
00 00 00 00 01 01 00 01

Powers

Tractor beam ● 40 points ● Descriptor: Telekinesis
– Move objects 15, Accurate 4 (Limited 1 – Accurate only to grab objects, not to throw them at things)
– Flight 4

Combat Advantages

Close attack 1, Defensive Roll 2

Other Advantages

None demonstrated

Skills

Athletics 1 (+1), Expertise (Mercenary) 3 (+4), Insight 2 (+2), Perception 3 (+3)

Offense

Initiative +0
Unarmed +2, Close, Damage 0
Grab object with tractor beam +10, Ranged, Move object 15
Throw object with tractor beam +2, Ranged, Move object 15

Defense

Dodge 3 Fortitude 3
Parry 2 Toughness 0/2*
Will 4

* With Defensive Roll

Complications

  • Appearance Mindblast is inhuman-looking, though it is possible that she can switch back to human form

Power levels

  • Trade-off areas Attack/Effect PL 9, Dodge/Toughness PL 3, Parry/Toughness PL 2, Fort/Will PL 4
  • Point total 65 Abilities 6, Defences 11, Skills 5, Powers 40, Devices 0, Advantages 3. Equiv. PL 5.

Notes

For the Attack/Effect PL I went with her “Throw object” values. Her averaged PL is deceptively low given the flexibility of her Move Objects, but then it’s true that she has very little in the way of conventional super-combat assets.

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Marvel Comics

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