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Brutacus (Marvel Comics) (Salem 7) classic appearance

Brutacus

(Salem's Seven)


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

Context

Brutacus is a member of Salem’s Seven. These are a semi-classic set of mystical opponents of the Fantastic Four.

They’re intriguing, but our notes for ’em are really really old.


Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: Agatha Harkness (grandmother), Nicholas Scratch (father), Salem’s Seven (siblings).
  • Base Of Operations: New Salem.
  • Group Affiliation: Salem’s Seven.
  • Height: 1,96m Weight: 141kg
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Leonine hair and mane.


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Powers and Abilities

Brutacus is monstrously strong, and savage enough to beat the Thing in hand-to-hand combat.


History

To avoid repeating material, see the Nicholas Scratch character profile.


Description

Brutacus is a horned, fully humanoid man-lion with lots of yellow fur, a mane, fangs and claws.

He wears brown leather arm bands, chest protector, briefs and boots.


Personality

Brutacus is quite simple to role-play. He is almost bestial in his fury, and constantly rages against anyone who has ever crossed him.


DC Universe History

There’s no need to retcon anything. Simply have Scratch drift in the Dark Realm until he comes to the fringes of the DCU, and have him summon the Salem’s Seven to rebuild New Salem in this new dimension.

How his attempts at building a town of mystically-altered beings would interact with the DCU’s mystic community is an interesting question. Sentinel would be a nice choice for his initial arch-foe in the DCU.


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Brutacus

Dex: 05 Str: 14 Bod: 09 Motivation: Psychopath
Int: 04 Wil: 07 Min: 06 Occupation: Warrior
Inf: 06 Aur: 06 Spi: 07 Resources {or Wealth}: 006
Init: 019 HP: 040

Powers:
Claws: 15, Invulnerability: 10

Skills:
Martial artist: 10, Occultist: 07

Advantages:
Area Knowledge (New Salem), Lightning Reflexes.

Connections:
New Salem (High).

Drawbacks:
Alter Ego (controllable), MIA (devotion to his father), Catastrophic Rage.

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Helper(s): MA4 Marvel Super Heroes supplement.

Source of Character: Fantastic Four comics (Marvel Universe).

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