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Primeape Pokemon



  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: N/A
  • Base Of Operations: Ring (Pokeball?)
  • Height: 3’ 3” Weight: 71 lbs
  • Eyes: Black Skin: Light cream fur, with brown limbs

Powers and Abilities

Primeape is an agile Pig Monkey Pokemon who likes to fight. Its attacks are enhanced by its rage and tenacity, that sometimes overwhelms its opponents on the ring.


Primeape looks like a light cream fur-ball, with piggy nose, very angry eyes and a vein clearly visible over his left eye. It has short arms with arm bands, and also wears bands on its legs.

Its fists look like boxing-gloves. As Primeape, it has lost its Mankey tail.


“Always furious and tenacious to boot. It will not abandon chasing its quarry until its quarry is caught”.

DC Universe History

Introducing the Pokemons in the DC Universe will not be any problem, as they are. A new kind of PC or NPC could be a Pokemon trainer, who could have been built as a normal human with 2-4 Pet Advantages involving the Pokemons he begins with (even 1: most trainers begin with just one basic Pokemon).


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A 426 Points Character

Dex: 04 (05) Str: 02 Bod: 07 Pokemon # 57
Int: 02 Wil: 04 Min: 05 Occupation: Pokemon Pig Monkey (Fighting)
Inf: 01 Aur: 01 Spi: 05 Evolves from: Mankey
Init: 009 HP: 005

Powers: Mind Over Matter: 02, Power Reserve (STR, Martial Artist): 04, Shrinking: 01

Skills: Acrobatics (Climbing, Dodging): 05, Charisma (Intimidation): 03, Martial Artist: 05, Thief (Escape Artist)*: 04

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Power Reserve: Minor Fatiguing: if Primeape is to suffer damage from the use of its Power Reserve, it is instead stunned for a number of rounds equal to the RAPs of damage, although it can use its Mind Over Matter to stay “on” for some rounds (-1)
  • Shrinking: Always On and already noted on OV (-1) ; Character’s STR and weight APs are reduced by APs (-2)

Drawbacks: MIA (not retreating from combat), CPR (Schizophrenia), Attack Vulnerability (Mental Pokemons, -2 cs)

Design notes

I would have used the Adrenal Surge power if it wasn’t that Primeape is ALWAYS enraged ^__^

Pokemon Damage

It can be considered a Genre rule, but it should be used on any genre Pokemons appears : there is a new kind of damage, to add to Bashing and Killing damage. We call it Pokemon damage: when Pokemons fight (or they attack other beings) they can choose to do it so in Bashing or Killing combat (although the later is very rare), but they can also do it in the way most Pokemon combats are resolved: with Pokemon damage.

When damage is done to the opponent that would (if it was Killing Combat) reduce his current condition to 0 or less, instead the character stays at Current Condition: 1 and is stunned for as many rounds as APs under 1 he would be: per example, Charmander is at BODY: 1 and suffers 4 APs of Pokemon Damage. He would then be stunned for 4 rounds. On a regular basis, that means losing the combat if it was a Pokemon fight.

By Kal El el Vigilante

Source of Character: Pokemon TV series and trading cards game.

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