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Thrill Devil (Nightwing enemy) (DC Comics)

Thrill Devil


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Thrill Devil is a super-minor Nightwing foe, seen in 2000/2001. There’s little more to him than a costume design. However, he certainly looks *useful* for RPG scenarios.


Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: None.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: 5’9” Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Eyes: Unrevealed Hair: Unrevealed


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Powers and Abilities

Thrill Devil is apparently a highly proficient motorbike driver and a highway interception specialist. Whether he has other talents is unrevealed.

Thrill Devil and a Blockbuster-employed machinegunner

Whilst working for Blockbuster, Thrill Devil’s bike received a sidecar with a large machinegun. Along came a gunner from one of Blockbuster’s paramilitary squads. The gun was curiously underpowered though. It looked vaguely like a .50, but a .50 will kill a minivan like the one Thrill Devil was chasing within seconds.

Since Thrill Devil survived being forced off a cliff at high speed, it is possible that he packs a parachute in the back of his vest.


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History

Thrill Devil is a mercenary. He was seen working for Blockbuster in Blüdhaven in 2000. When Nightwing, Robin and Alfred Pennyworth fled from Blockbuster’s estate toward Gotham, Thrill Devil was sent after them with a gunner.

Thrill Devil chasing Nightwing with a sidecar gunner

He intercepted them. Howbeit Nightwing forced him off the road at top speed by jumping from the minivan Alfred was driving onto Thrill Devil’s bike.

He was seen some months later. Blockbuster cleared house by pitting mercenaries he was disappointed with against Shrike (Boone), his newer hire. It is unclear whether Thrill Devil was expected to fight or was just there to be intimidated. But once the fight opened he was nowhere to be seen, and he wasn’t seen again.


Description

See illustrations.


Personality

Unrevealed.


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Thrill Devil

Dex: 03 Str: 02 Bod: 03 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 04 Wil: 03 Min: 04 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 010 HP: 015

Powers:
Enhanced Initiative: 04

Bonuses and Limitations:
Enhanced Initiative only when driving a motorbike (-1).

Skills:
Vehicles (Motorbikes): 07, Vehicles (Land): 05

Advantages:
None demonstrated.

Connections:
Underworld (Low).

Drawbacks:
Possibly a secret identity.

Equipment:

  • BIKING LEATHERS [BODY 06, Kinetic absorption (Structural only): 05, Skin armour: 01, Drawback: Real armour].
  • HYPERSPORT BIKE [STR 03 BODY 07, Flash: 04, Running: 07, R#02, Limitation : Flash only for steady illumination].
  • Usually the BIKE has a SIDECAR attached [BODY 05] with a machinegun (Projectile weapons: 06) and a gunner with Weaponry (Heavy): 04.

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: DC Universe (Nightwing vol. 2 in 2000 and 2001).

Writeup completed on the 7th of September, 2012.

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