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Bamboo Monkey (DC Comics)

Bamboo Monkey

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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


  • Real Name: Unrevealed
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: Brotherhood of the Monkey Fist
  • Base Of Operations: Monkey temple (where Laos, Burma and Thailand meet)
  • Height: 5’9” Weight: 160 lbs
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Black

Powers and Abilities

The Bamboo monkey is one of the masters of the Brotherhood of the Monkey Fist, a martial arts cult. As the master of the bamboo style (an acrobatic, external kung fu) he proved able to out-fu Nightwing, but was promptly defeated by Green Arrow II.


The Brotherhood of the Monkey Fist is a cult with a fanatical devotion to the improvement of martial arts and their own martial skills ; they do not hesitate to use criminal means and deadly force to fund and advance themselves, and have clashed in the past with various martial arts masters in the DCU.

The Bamboo Monkey tracked down and challenged Green Arrow II – who had previously defeated the champion of the Brotherhood, the Silver Monkey. Despite his considerable skill, the Bamboo Monkey quickly lost.


See illustration.


Hard to say – he appeared for three pages. Lots of overconfident intimidation and grandiose declarations about honour and purity and yadda yadda.


“Step aside – it is only the one called Green Arrow I seek. With his death the Bamboo Monkey will achieve purity of the spirit.”


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Bamboo Monkey

Dex: 08 Str: 04 Bod: 05 Motivation: Honour
Int: 05 Wil: 05 Min: 06 Occupation: Monkey cultist
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 06 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 021 HP: 020

Skills: Acrobatics (climbing, athletics, dodging): 08, Martial artist: 09, Weaponry (melee): 09

Advantages: Language (Unrevealed), Lightning reflexes

Connections: Monkey Brotherhood (High)

Drawbacks: SIA to Monkey cult ideology

Equipment: Bladed bamboo staff [BODY 06, EV 04 (05 w/STR, 10 w/Martial Artist)]

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Nightwing comics (DC Universe)

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