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Scar the Stalker (Black Cat enemy) (Marvel Comics)

Scar the Stalker


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Background

  • Real Name: Brian Lash
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Known Relatives: “Loop” Lash (father)
  • Group Affiliation: None
  • Base Of Operations: New York City
  • Height: 6’ Weight: 180 lbs
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Shaven bald


Powers and Abilities

Scar is a scary psycho-killer ; he’s very strong and an excellent killer with his bare hands and a variety of weapons. For the police, he’s a deadly opponent – but his low HPs do not make him a match for most super-heroes. He can still be a serious threat for beginning characters, though.


History

Brian Lash is the psychotic son of “Loop” Lash, an old-timer criminal and a friend of Walter Hardy – the father of Felicia Hardy. When Felicia Hardy started her activities as the Black Cat, she ran one early operation (taking control of an armoured truck to rob its money- with Loop’s son.

That was a mistake – Brian proved to be uncontrollably violent, and wanted to kill the guard inside the truck since, he had seen them. That was a grave violation of his agreement with Felicia (no killing) and the young woman tried to stop him by hitting him in the face. At that point she had started experimenting with clawed gloves, and her lack of experience with that weapon meant she took out one of Brian’s eyes and badly scarred his face. That did not prevent Brian from killing the guard and robbing the money.

They fled separately ; Felicia took to the rooftops while Brian ran in a subway tunnel with the police in hot pursuit. Brian was hit by a train and put into a coma for several years. Felicia escaped, but renounced the clawed gloves for a while.

When Brian eventually emerged from his coma, he was even more of a psycho – and was consumed by a severe need for revenge against the Black Cat. Awakening silently, he killed several police officers who were guarding his room and escaped. Once on the streets, he created the identity of Scar the Stalker and began hunting the Black Cat down. News of his escape soon reached both the Black Cat and Loop, to their dismay.

Scar eventually found Black Cat while she was at Paul Proust’s house – Proust was back then an employee of Morelle Pharma who had given her a juicy contract. Scar shot Black Cat with a poisoned quarrel and, assuming Proust was her current lover, captured him as an hostage. He let the unconscious Black Cat hanging from a high spire on top of a building, and returned to the site of their failed armoured truck attack.

The Black Cat guessed this would be the site of their clash due to Scar’s obsessive nature, and ran a gauntlet of trap in the warehouse – remote controlled armoured trucks, remote-controlled truck-loading equipment, explosive, incendiaries, etc. When she reached Scar, the psychotic criminal defenestrated Proust and engaged her intro combat.

He had, however, underestimated the Cat – she was tougher and much better equipped than she was before he went into a coma. She eventually defeated him.

Meanwhile, Spider-Man came in and prevented Proust from falling to his death – than talked Felicia out of killing Scar. He took him to the police instead.


Description

See illustration.


Personality

A super-violent, raging psycho who thinks he’s the Warlord. He obsesses over his vengeance and really, really likes killing.


Quotes

“You’ve already proven how much you’re bad luck for me ! You can see the results for yourself – now that we’re face-to-scarred-face ! Let’s see if I can change your luck ! Let’s see if I can change your face !”


DC Universe History

He could have been inspired by the Predator (Carol Ferris).


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Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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Scar the Stalker

Dex: 07 Str: 04 Bod: 05 Motivation: Psycho
Int: 04 Wil: 03 Min: 03 Occupation: Criminal
Inf: 04 Aur: 02 Spi: 02 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 018 HP: 015

Skills: Gadgetry: 03, Martial artist*: 07, Thief (stealth): 05, Weaponry (melee, missile)*: 07

Advantages: None

Connections: Street (Low)

Drawbacks: MPR (one-eyed), CIH of the Black Cat, Serious Rage, Creepy Appearance (facial scar)

Equipment:

  • BODY ARMOUR [/STR/ 05 /BODY/ 09, Invisibility (audial, scent, radar, sonar, thermal, ultra, life sense): 06, Limitation : None of the invisibilities work against Mystic Linked Powers]
  • WRIST CROSSBOW [BODY 04, Range: 02, Ammo: 01, R#03, Limitation : Long reload time] with Heavy quarrel (x5) [BODY 02, EV 04] or Drugged quarrel [BODY 02, EV 03, Poison touch (Bashing): 07, Bonus : EV and Poison Touch can be Combined ; Limitation : Poison touch cannot affect targets with a Physical RV above 07]
  • Short spear (x2) [BODY 04, EV 04 (05 w/STR, 06 w/armor-enhanced STR, 08 w/Martial Artist), can be thrown for EV 04]
  • Wakizashi [BODY 08, EV 04 (05 w/STR, 06 w/armor-enhanced STR, 08 w/Martial Artist)]

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Felicia Hardy : Black Cat LS (Marvel Universe)

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