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Heavy of the Order (Marvel Comics)

Heavy


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

Context

For context about Heavy and his colleagues, please first read the The Order organisation profile.


Background

  • Real Name: Dennis Michael Murray.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed (possibly divorced or separated).
  • Known Relatives: Unnamed wife.
  • Group Affiliation: The Order.
  • Base Of Operations: LA.
  • Height: 6’1” Weight: 240 lbs.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown


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Powers and Abilities

His armour keeps Dennis submerged in a kind of supercolloidal fluid. It also allows him to walk and talk despite being paralyzed from the neck down.

The suit also provides him enhanced strength (’on a seismic scale‘) and protection.


History

Volunteering to serve in Việt Nam, Murray joined the Navy for a one-year tour of duty. He renewed it twice before returning to attend college on the G.I. bill. Finishing college he returned to the service, rising to Sergeant Major.

While escorting a civilian V.I.P. onshore, he was caught in an explosion. This left him paralyzed from the neck down, and unable to talk.

He leapt at the opportunity of regaining mobility as part of the Order, and became the team’s field tactician and trainer.

S.H.A.D.O.W. War

When their powers were neutralised by Stane, Heavy was unable to breathe the fluid in his armour. He drowned in it before the others could break through his suit’s defences.


Personality

Pretty much the gruff sergeant barking commands at his troops.

Heavy is serious about his role, and doesn’t really interact socially with the other members of the team.


Quotes

Hera: “Intel says they’re nuclear-powered.”
Heavy: “Maybe all the shooting and punching was a bad idea then.”

“Get ready, Order — we’re going to war.”


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Heavy

Dex: 00 (05) Str: 00 (12) Bod: 02 (10) Motivation: Responsibility of Power
Int: 03 Wil: 03 Min: 03 Occupation: Super-Hero/
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 009 (014) HP: 025

Powers:
Flight: 05

Skills:
Martial Artist: 03, Military Science: 03, Vehicles (Sea): 05, Weaponry (US Navy): 04

Advantages:
Special Credentials (Federal Agent), Leadership.

Connections:
The Order (High).

Drawbacks:
Limelight, Power Loss (All Powers are neutralized should he become drunk), CPR (Paralyzed from the neck down), Public ID, Fatal Vulnerability (breathing the fluid in his armour without his powers).

Equipment:
HEAVY ARMOUR [/DEX/ 05 /STR/ 12 /BODY/ 10, Radio Communications (Scrambled): 10, Sealed Systems: 10, Miscellaneous Advantage (the fluid in the suit counters his CPR), Hardened Defenses].

By Gareth Lewis.

Source of Character: Marvel Comics.

Writeup completed on the 25th of November, 2011.

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