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Needler (Ultraverse Malibu comics)

Needler


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

This well-armed hitman appeared in Malibu Comics’ mid-1990s Hardcase comics, set in the Ultraverse.

He operated along with Gun Nut and Trouble.


Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: Omega Team.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: 6’ Weight: 170 lbs.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown


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Powers and Abilities

Needler’s high tech pistols can hurt and take down superhuman targets. And he’s an expert at wielding them.


History

Needler was part of one of the team Rex Mundi assembled after NM-E had been destroyed by DJ Blast.

Omega Team was sent after Hardcase and Choice, and later operated on the Moon during the Break-thru.


Description

See peekchur.


Personality

Cool, confident killer and mercenary.


Quotes

“Ha ! You’re better than I expected !”


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Needler

Dex: 06 Str: 04 Bod: 05 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 04 Wil: 04 Min: 04 Occupation: Assassin
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 006
Init: 016 HP: 025

Skills:
Weaponry (needlers): 08

Advantages:
Lightning Reflexes.

Connections:
Omega Team (Low).

Drawbacks:
None demonstrated.

Equipment:

  • RESPIRATOR [BODY 04, Sealed systems : 12, Limitation : Sealed systems only against gas and lack of air (-2)].
  • Needler #1 [BODY 03, AV 06, EV 16, Range: 05, Limitation: cannot inflict more than 2 RAPs of damage (except if the target has a special vulnerability to being punctured); EV is down to 06 against force fields/shields] w/Taser needles [BODY 02, Lightning: 10, Lightning has No Range, Only vs Target on whom the Needler has caused at least one RAP pre-LDD, Ammo is 01].
  • Needler #2 [BODY 03, AV 06, EV 09, Range: 05, Limitation: cannot inflict more than 2 RAPs of damage (except if the target has a special vulnerability being punctured)] w/Paralysis needles [BODY 02, Paralysis: 10, Paralysis has No Range, Only vs Target on whom the Needler has caused at least one RAP pre-LDD, Ammo is 01, Paralysis instantly disappears if needles are pulled from subject].

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: Ultraverse.

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