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Rock Howard (Garou and Fatal Fury video games)

Rock Howard


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Rock was the protagonist of the eighth instalment of the Fatal Fury series of brawling video games. Garou: Mark of the Wolves was released in 1999, primarily on Neo-Geo. As of this writing remains the last game in the Fatal Fury series, as SNK went bankrupt.

But that doesn’t mean that he wouldn’t be a great character to join any young team of superheroes — especially given his incredible potential.

Mr. Howard is the son of one of the most feared reoccurring villains in his universe. Furthermore, he was personally trained from a very early age by one of the greatest and most respected heroes.


Background

  • Real Name: Rock Howard.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: Geese Howard (father, deceased), Terry Bogard (adopted father), Marie Heinlein (mother, deceased), Kain R. Heinlein (uncle), Wolfgang Krauser (uncle).
  • Group Affiliation: Partner of Terry Bogard (former), partner of Kain Heinlein (current).
  • Base Of Operations: Southtown, USA.
  • Height: 5’10″ Weight: 154 lbs.
  • Eyes: Blue Hair: Blond


Powers and Abilities

Much of Rock’s fighting style is a mix of moves used by Terry and Geese. That includes their energy manipulation abilities.


Description

Rock is a handsome young man with blond hair and blue eyes. He wears a stylish multicolored jacket, biker gloves and jeans and sneakers.


Quotes

“Destruction is the cost of selfish ambition.”


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Rock Howard

Dex: 09 Str: 03 Bod: 04 Motivation: Anti-heroic Responsibility of Power
Int: 06 Wil: 05 Min: 06 Occupation: Student
Inf: 05 Aur: 06 Spi: 07 Resources {or Wealth}: 03
Init: 024 HP: 060

Powers:
Adrenaline Surge: 08, Bomb: 06, Energy Blast: 03, Jumping: 00, Life Sense: 02, Recall: 02, Running: 08

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Adrenaline Surge only works with Bomb, Running, and Martial Artist.
  • Bomb has No Range.
  • Energy Blast is Derived from Bomb and is Diminishing.
  • Life Sense has the Discerning bonus.
  • Recall is a skilled power and may only apply to music. It is stated that he can perfectly reproduce a song on his base guitar after he’s only heard it once.

Skills:
Acrobatics: 06, Artist (Base Guitar, Cook): 04, Martial Artist: 09, Thief (Stealth): 04, Vehicles (Land): 04

Advantages:
Iron Nerves, Lightning Reflexes, Shtick (stance assessment).

Connections:
Terry Bogard (High), Kain R. Heinlain (High, powerful), Hotaro Futaba (High), Kim Family (High).

Drawbacks:
Age (young), Innocent, Minor Rage, MPI (Geese’s evil tainted blood).

Equipment:

  • Bike [STR 03 BODY 05, Running: 06, R# 2].
  • Bass guitar [BODY 02, Super Ventriloquist: 03, R#03, Limitation: Super Ventriloquist only applies to extending the range of its sound and only if it’s hooked up to speakers.].

By Tom Eilers.

Source of Character: Garou: Mark of the Wolves.

Helper(s): SNK wiki , Darci.

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