Knickknack of the Death-Throws (Hawkeye enemy) (Marvel Comics) juggling blades


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


You should first read the Death-Throws’ team profile for history and context.


  • Real Name: Nick Grossman.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: Death-Throws.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: 5’3” Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown


Powers and Abilities

Though he’s unusually short, Knickknack is very stocky and muscular. He might very well be the strongest members of the Death-Throws. Unlike the others he seems comfortable with engaging opponents in close combat rather than at a range.

His specialities are juggling bladed objects. This usually means a random assortment of cleavers, butcher’s knives, swords, axes, sabres, machetes, hatchets, etc.. He’s also adept at juggling unlikely everyday objects such as shoes, eggs, lead pipes, screwdrivers and tomatoes.

Knickknack has the strongest track record of all Death-Throws. Though it may just have been a matter of being lucky with the dice, I have given him slightly superior stats, skills and HPs to represent this.


See the main Death-Throws article.


The Death-Throws juggle almost all the time, even when discussing with somebody else.


Knickknack is brash, aggressive and confident. He seems to see himself as a sort of evil swashbuckler – though it may just be the moustache.


(After catching and throwing away Hawkeye’s arrow) “Here, archer – I’ll let you practice catching too. Here’s a chainsaw !”

(Juggling six swords) “Nah, we don’t want to kill you… we just wanna play !”

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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Dex: 04 Str: 03 Bod: 04 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 04 Wil: 03 Min: 04 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 014 HP: 025

Shrinking: 01

Bonuses and Limitations:
Shrinking is Always On and Already Factored In (-1).

Artist (Juggling); 08, Evasion (Subvelocity ranged only): 09, Martial artist: 04, Weaponry (Thrown weapons): 06

None demonstrated.

Death-Throws (Low).

None demonstrated.


  • Various blades (x5) [BODY 04, EV 04, Can Be Thrown].
  • Lead Pipe or similar big blunt thing [BODY 04, EV 03 (04 w/STR, 05 w/Martial Artist when wielded in melee)].
  • Knickknack occasionally adds a Chainsaw to his juggling arsenal, though he has to keep it on the ground close to him until he’s ready to grab, start and throw it. Chainsaw [BODY 06, Claws: 07].
  • Occasionally a radio headset [BODY 02, Radio communications: 05].

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: Marvel comics.