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Devourer (Daredevil enemy) (Marvel Comics)


Tommy Webster

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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


  • Real Name: Tommy Webster
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: None
  • Base Of Operations: New York City
  • Height: 9’2” Weight: 880lbs
  • Eyes: Yellow Hair: Light brown

Powers and Abilities

The Devourer is a very quick and gifted combattant with superhuman strength ; he’s perfectly able to defeat Daredevil himself and was able to parry a thrown billy club, cutting it neatly in two with his sword. He’s still vulnerable to very powerful blows and heavy smallarms fire, however.


Tommy Webster was a mediocre museum guard, who was caught in an altercation between museum thieves and Daredevil. At on point he took Daredevil’s billy club in the face after a wrong ricochet off one of the thieves, and bled on one of the Mayan statues that were on display.

The blood completed an ancient pact and turned Webster into a Devourer. Devourers were creatures used as enforcers by the ancient Mayan death gods ; Devourers would be sent from the gods’ underwater realm of Xibalba to the surface to kill when sacrifices were insufficient or faith lapsing.

The blood of a man on the statue was sufficient to activate one Devourer ; the man who had made the blood flow had to be sacrificed in order to unleash more Devourers, however. The lone Devourer was thus sent after Daredevil by the death gods, who wanted to reacquire worship through terrorism using Devourers. while looking for Daredevil, it went on a killing spree to spread terror.

Although Daredevil couldn’t outfight the Devourer, he managed to disperse it and revert it to human form by wearing the statue asa pendant and having the Devourer bleed on it — though Daredevil was nearly killed in the process.

The Devourer came back once, when the King resurrected him, but he was destroyed by Daredevil.


See illustration.


Big, mean serial killer who acts very threateningly.


“Your resistance only hinders your journey to Xibalba.”

DC Universe History

The Devourer would be a very valid encounter for the Batman.


Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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Dex: 09 Str: 09 Bod: 07 Motivation: Servant
Int: 04 Wil: 05 Min: 04 Occupation: Enforcer of the death gods
Inf: 05 Aur: 05 Spi: 06 Resources {or Wealth}: None
Init: 020 HP: 020

Powers: Claws: 10, Growth: 01, Ultra-vision: 04, Water freedom: 07

Bonuses and Limitations: Growth is Always On and Already factored In

Skills: Acrobatics (climbing)*: 09

Advantages: Iron Nerves, Insta-Change, Lightning Reflexes – and there is a high probability he has Language (Mayan).

Connections: Mayan death gods (Low)

Drawbacks: Catastrophic Rage, Strange Appearance

Equipment: Sacrificial sword [BODY 10, EV 04 (10 w/STR)]

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Daredevil Annual #9

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