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Nautilus (Spider-Man and Cage enemy) (Marvel Comics)


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


  • Real Name: Unrevealed
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: Hammerhead mob
  • Base Of Operations: Likely New York City
  • Height: 5’11” Weight: 178 lbs.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Unrevealed

Powers and Abilities

The Nautilus suit looks a bit like the Shockwave armour. It is an hydraulic-based power armour suit, with further hydraulic circuits which can pump into position and catapult missiles from the shell-shaped backpack.

Those incendiary missiles trigger their short-range pulse engine once they are a meter or two away from Nautilus. Nautilus has to bend forward slightly to let the missiles fly over his shoulder, but he has a targeting computer to help him shoot accurately. The systems can even shoot volleys of missiles if need be.


Razorwire and Nautilus are two obscure enforcers for the Hammerhead family, who were sent after Slyde after the later stole money from the Maggia. Tracking him to Chicago, they took Slyde’s brother hostage in order to force him to give back the money, plus some extra – though Razorwire’s intent was apparently to kill everybody involved except for Nautilus.

Razorwire and Nautilus setting up an ambush

Slyde hired Cage for protection, but Cage imposed his conditions – he would cover Slyde as he stole the money, but every single cent would be returned as soon as Slyde’s brother had been saved and the kidnappers arrested by Cage.

This led to a confrontation between Cage and Slyde on one hand, and Razorwire and Nautilus on the other. The enforcers were surprised by Cage’s durability, and eventually defeated when Spider-Man swung onto the scene.

The money was returned, Slyde’s brother saved, Cage cleared of the accusations of an overzealous journalist and Razorwire and Nautilus arrested.

Neither enforcer has been seen since – perhaps they left to ply their trade abroad for awhile.


See illustration.


Your average lowbrow brawler, really.


“Stop wiggling ! I got a shellpack full o’ incendiary missiles, and you’re makin’ me nervous.”

“You don’t scare me, tough guy ! Da same hydraulic stuff that launches my missiles powers dis armour ! I got your size an’ strength, Cage, an’ better !”

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Dex: 04 Str: 03 Bod: 04 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 03 Wil: 03 Min: 04 Occupation: Enforcer
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 010 HP: 015

Weaponry (Nautilus missiles): 05

None demonstrated

Underworld (Low), Hammerhead mob (Low)

None demonstrated


  • NAUTILUS EXOSKELETON [/BODY/ 06 /STR/ 08, Shade: 03, Skin armour: 03, Bonus: Skin armour also works against energy attacks (+2)]
  • NAUTILUS SHELL [BODY 06, Hardened Defences], holding twelve NAUTILUS MISSILES [BODY 02, Bomb: 06, Flame project : 08, Range: 06, R#03, Grenade Drawback, Dart Bonus, Bonus: Though neither Bomb nor Flame Project have Range, they use the listed Range ; and they can be Combined]

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Marvel Universe (Spider-Man Unlimited v1 #6, in fact).

Helper(s): Darci

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