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Smokescream (Nick Fury enemy) (Marvel Comics)

Smokescream


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

This is an obscure, somewhat obscure villain. She was seen but briefly in 1992, and that’s it.


Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: Former employee of Roxxon.
  • Base Of Operations: Unrevealed.
  • Height: About 5’5” Weight: Unrevealed.
  • Eyes: Unrevealed Hair: None


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Powers and Abilities

Smokescream is composed of sentient smoke. She can turn part or all of her body into an opaque grey-greenish cloud of gas, which has harmful properties if concentrated enough. In DC Heroes RPG terms that can be Poison Touch or Chemical Attack, depending on how much she concentrates it around her target.

She can even change her body chemistry to turn into a finely controlled, pinkish acid cloud.

Her gaseous nature makes her difficult to contain or defeat.


History

Smokescream was turned into sentient smoke by the same bio-engineer who participated to the creation of Psi-Borg (Fionna Wyman). No other data is known about her background.

She was part of a group of Roxxon-employed terrorists and mercenaries, led by Angar the Screamer, who briefly managed to take over the S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Helicarrier. However, the invaders soon were defeated by two senior S.H.I.E.L.D. officers (Nick Fury and G.W. Bridge) and three superhuman recruit (Knockabout, Violence and Psi-Borg).

During the fight Psi-Borg psionically  blocked and compressed Smokescream’s smoke form until it exploded. It is common for gaseous comic book characters to eventually reform after such a misadventure, though.


Description

See illustrations.


Personality

Smokescream never spoke – I assumed she could not. She appeared to be a disciplined, business-like, precise type.


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Smokescream

Dex: 03 Str: 03 Bod: 03 Motivation: Unwanted Power
Int: 04 Wil: 03 Min: 03 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 010 HP: 015

Powers:
Acid: 06, Air walking: 08, Chemical attack: 06, Fluid form: 08, Self-Link (Fog): 08, Invulnerability: 08, Poison touch: 06

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • All Powers save Self-Link (Fog) are Contingent Upon Self-Link (Fog).
  • All Powers have a Range of Touch.
  • Any one of Acid, Chemical Attack and Poison Touch can be Combined with Fog (and be active throughout it) during any given Phase.
  • Fluid form can be Partial.

Skills:
None demonstrated.

Advantages:
Life Support (No Need to Eat/Drink).

Connections:
Roxxon Oil (Low – specifically the special operations and security branches).

Drawbacks:
Altered Anatomy, Strange Appearance, SPR (Mute), Fatal Vulnerability (Having Self-Link (Fog) wholly Neutralised, Drained, etc.).

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: Marvel Universe (a few Nick Fury, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. volume 2 issues).

Helper(s): Kal El el Vigilante.

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