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Sea Devil 

Power Level: 10 (200/200PP)


Character Name: Sea Devil (and Singularity) 
Power Level: 10/10
Trade-Offs: Various
Unspent Power Points: 0 
 
In Brief:  A Deep One outcast living among Surfacers, gifted with space armor and trying to fight for a better world. 

 

Homebase: The DuTemps Building, Freedom City 

Songs

My Beloved Monster, Eels

Fight Song, Rachel Platten
 
Alternate Identity: Aquaria Innsmouth (Aquaria's Deep One name is not pronounceable by Surfacers) 
Identity: NA
Birthplace: An unnamed island in the US Virgin Islands 
Occupation: Adventurer
Affiliations: The DuTemps Building, the Liberty League (associate member), the Esoteric Order of Dagon and Hydra 
Family: Jessie White, the DuTemps Building, the Liberty League - she has living relatives including several young adult spawn, but Deep Ones do not view these relationships the way Surfacers do.
 
Age: Aquaria is a Deep One female in the prime of life. 
Gender: Female 
Height: 5'7"/6'1" in armor
Weight: 180 lbs/280 lbs in armor
Eyes: Black and gold
Hair: None

 

Description

Outside of her armor, Aquaria Innsmouth is clearly no Surfacer. Her bulging black and gold eyes are set much too far apart to be a human's and her nose, flattened almost against her face, is more like a snout. She has no visible ears. Her mouth is big and opens far wider than a human's could - the teeth inside are sharp and serrated like the inside of a shark's mouth. Her skin is mottled green and white, white towards the belly and green towards the black, a dark green the color of certain unnameable seas. Her body is not quite shaped 'right' either - her limbs are too long and jointed like a frog's rather than a normal woman's, her torso too sturdy, and her arms and legs both end in three-fingered 'hands'. Her skin is covered in blue and black tattoos depicting strange and fantastic scenery, looking like something out of a hallucination. Her voice is deep and loud and sounds decidedly peculiar to human ears. She is cold and slick to the touch, like touching the skin of a frog or a smooth-scaled fish. 

 

When using her disguise spell, she looks like a distinctly odd human - a muscular female with pale skin, long limbs, a loud voice and fluffy black hair, with big, wide eyes that stare fixedly and with a particularly large mouth. She usually wears hoodies, long pants, and rain boots to hide the ways her body still doesn't match the profile of a human's. Her skin is still cold and slick to the touch. 

 

Inside her armor, Sea Devil looks rather different from the typical armored hero - the armor's massive limbs and glowing blue 'fingers' are probably its most striking feature, as are a faint opalescent sheen overlain over the black of the armor itself. That sheen, seeming to glow with all the colors of the rainbow depending on one's perspective when looking at the armor, is instantly recognizable - and all too familiar for space-born heroes. Her head is almost completely invisible inside the armor, though she can make her faceplate go translucent, or even transparent, should she wish. When she speaks while wearing the armor, the digitized booming base of her voice sounds like nothing else. 

 

History

 

It's an old story, really - a tribal people, trading with the city folk who lived on the good land, hunting and fishing and singing the songs of their ancestors, at least until the others come - with terrible weapons and sinister intent, they destroyed the tribe's home and chased them away into the darkness. The tribe roamed from spot to spot, settling here and there for a time, until finally finding a home among the people far from the ancient and terrible enemy. 

 

Aquaria has lost track of her age. She was an adult, old enough to have mated and spawned, when the tribe found the ancient city, ending their long wandering after the Atlanteans had destroyed their rocky island home during the first flush of her adulthood. She remembers her joy at meeting the Dark Brothers (or so they called the city-dwellers), the glee at learning she would finally gain her true power as a Deep One - before finally she saw the horrific blood sacrifice of the city-dwelling cult of Dagon and Hydra. She fled, in horror - but where could she go, in a sea beset by her enemies, where even her own people were no longer her friends? 

 

She picked the Surfacers and began a long, solitary journey up the East Coast of North America - she taught herself to read their language and understand the rudiments of their culture. When she learned of a Deep One attack against a Surfacer city, she headed that way - she'd heard confused stories of a Deep One hybrid leading the invasion forces and wanted to see what had become of it. So she showed her face in Freedom City - and promptly found herself battling superheroes. After all, this was just a few months after Archevil - nobody wanted to take any chances. 

 

She nearly died in Blackstone, the air cold and dry, her voice echoing off the walls, alone - until she heard the halting echoes of Lemurian from the Surfacer outside her cell. An early volunteer for Project Freedom, her acclimation to Surface life - to the mistrust, the prejudice, the dry air, the bad food, the aloneness, was hard, but it was better than death. 

 

And then things got even better when she met Singularity, aka Jessie White - she'd seen the Surfacer woman in a cell near hers in Blackstone and though they hadn't spoken then, the familiarity was enough to make them roommates at Project Freedom. Aquaria wasn't scared of Jessie's strange moods and desire for solitude - and Jessie didn't mind Aquaria's strange smells and bizarre habits so much. She was the first new member of Aquaria's pod. 

 

Now they're free and living in the DuTemps Building, where their pod has grown substantially - even including friends who swim in the Sea of Stars. It's not the same as the world she left behind, but it's a good enough world. 

 

She'll be reunited with her Deep One brothers and sisters again - when the stars are right. 

 

Personality and Motivation

 

By Surfacer standards, Aquaria is generally cheerful, talkative, and loud - something that can be intimidating for a frog-mouthed, shark-toothed Deep One! She's aware that friendliness and good cheer are something Surfacers like, so she sometimes plays this up. She's gregarious, being a creature happiest in groups, and always eager to make friends. 

 

She nonetheless is _not_ a Surfacer - she is an obligate carnivore who worships strange gods and practices strange rites, and who has a worldview very different than many of her friends. 

 

Powers and Tactics

 

Outside of her armor, Aquaria is not a terribly brave fighter - she'll strike from concealment or from surprise, and otherwise seek every advantage in a fight. She'll probably take advantage of her superior senses and familiarity with the dark and the water to fight an opponent at night underneath a flooding dock, and the like. Despite her sharp teeth and handclaws, she prefers to fight with hard kicks from her massive legs. 

 

She's not that different while wearing the armor, hanging back and firing spectrum blasts from her tridents until she's actually forced into melee. Once there she's effective enough - but is particularly effective when fighting alongside the mighty Singularity. 

 

Complications

How Far I'll Go: An explorer born, Aquaria Innsmouth can never turn away from a new adventure. 

An Innocent Warrior: Of all Aquaria's friends, Jessie White is the greatest - and perhaps the most troublesome. 

We Know The Way: Aquaria is a disciple of what is sometimes called the Aeon Cult among Surfacers but to her is simply the Faith - the worship of the gods of the Deep One, widely considered a dangerous, apocalyptic cult among Surfacers and Atlanteans. 

Shiny: Aquaria despises Atlanteans, thinking of them as cruel, jealous imperialists - and Atlanteans typically view her as a murderous barbarian cultist. 

Where You Are: Aquaria dreadfully misses her fellow Deep Ones and the society beneath the waves - and might take chances to return. 

I Am Aquaria: Apostate, traitor, and worse - her fellow Deep Ones (those who know the story of the Deep One who consorts with Surfacers) generally don't share her feelings. 

You're Welcome: Granted space armor by a quirk of galactic politics, Aquaria Innsmouth is an object of interest both to the Star Knights - and to the secret patrons of the terrible Spectrum Knights. 


Trade-Offs: 


Abilities: 12 + 12 + 12 + 2 + 4 + 2 = 44PP
Strength: 22 (+6) effective Str 37
Dexterity: 22 (+6)
Constitution: 22 (+6)
Intelligence: 12 (+1)
Wisdom: 14 (+2)
Charisma: 12 (+1)

 

Combat: 8 + 8 = 16PP
Initiative: +4
Attack: +4, +8 Melee, +12 w/Spectrum Power 
Grapple: +8/+12/+13/+16 
Defense: +8 (+4 Base, +4 Dodge Focus), +2 Flat-Footed
Knockback: -11/-6/-3

 

Saving Throws: 1 + 1 + 4 = 8PP
Toughness: +12/+6 (+6 Con, +6 Protection [10 Imp])
Fortitude: +7 (+6 Con, +1)
Reflex: +7 (+6 Dex, +1)
Will: +7 (+2 Wis, +5)

 

Skills: 36R = 9PP
Acrobatics 1 (+7) 
Diplomacy 4 (+5) 
Disguise 0 (+11) 
Knowledge (Arcane Lore) 4 (+5) 
Knowledge (Theology and Philosophy) 4 (+5) 
Languages 2 (Atlantean, English [Base: Lemurian]) 
Notice 8 (+10) 
Sense Motive 4 (+6) 
Stealth 6 (+12) 
Swim 4 (+10) 
Survival 3 (+5) 

 

Feats: 46PP
Attack Focus (melee) 4
Dodge Focus 4

Evasion
Fearless 
Environmental Adaptation (underwater)
Luck 
Ritualist 
Sidekick 33 [Singularity]

 

Powers: 27 + 6 + 45 = 78
Deep One Physiology 5.1 (26PP, PF: Innate) [27PP] 
Additional Limb 1 (Tongue) [1PP]
Comprehend 2 (animals, Flaw: Limited [Sea Life]) [2PP] 
Dagon's Might Array 3 (6PP, PFs: Alternate Powers 2) [8PP] 
BE: Swimming 6 (100 MPH/1000FPM) {6/6}
AP: Leaping 2 (x5, Running Long Jump 80 ft, Standing Long Jump 45 ft, Vertical Jump 20 ft) + Speed 2 (25 MPH/250 FPM) + Super-Movement 1 (Wall-Crawling 1 (to 2) {2+2+2=6/6}
AP: Super-Strength 3 (Effective STR 37, Heavy Load 2 tons) {6/6}
Features 2 (Deep One, Iron Stomach) [2PP]
Immunity 3 (Environmental Cold, High Pressure, Suffocation [Underwater]) [3PP]
Super-Movement 1 (Wall-Crawling 1) [2PP] 
Super-Senses 8 (Accurate Ultrasonic Hearing, Acute Scent, Darkvision, Tactile [Ranged]) [8PP]
1 + 2 + 8 + 2 + 3 + 2 + 8 = 26PP

 

Hydra's Power 2.5 (magic tattoos, 5PP, PF: Alternate Power 1) [6PP] 
BE: Super-Senses 3 (Detect Magic 3 [Auditory, Enhancements: Analytical, Extended]) [5/5]
AP: Morph 2 (Aquaria Innsmouth, +10 Disguise bonus, PFs: Covers Scent, Precise) [5/5]

 

Device 11 (Spectrum Knight Armor, 55PP, Flaw: Hard to Lose, PF: Restricted [Deep One]) [45PP]
Flight 3 (50 MPH/500FPM) [6DP] 
Immunity 9 (Life Support) [9DP]
Impervious Toughness 10 (Flaw: Limited [Physical Only]) [5DP] 
Protection 6 [6DP] 
Space Travel 1 (interplanetary) [3DP] 
Spectrum Power Array 12 (24PP, PFs: Alternate Powers 2) [26DP] 
BE: Damage 6 (energy trident, Extras: Autofire [10], PFs: Improved Crit 2, Mighty, Precise, Takedown Attack 2, Variable Descriptor 2 [any energy]) {24/24}
AP: Blast 8 (spectrum power, Extra: Penetrating 4 [as DMG 12], PFs: Accurate 4, Precise 2, Variable Descriptor 2 [any energy]) {24/24}

AP: Move Object 8 (energy constructs, Effective STR 40, Heavy Load 3 tons, PFs: Accurate 4, Precise) {21/24}
Super-Senses 2 (Danger Sense [Radio], Uncanny Dodge [Radio]) [2DP] 
6 + 9 + 5 + 6 + 3 + 26 + 2 = 55/55

 

Drawbacks: -2PP
Vulnerable (visual Dazzles, uncommon, moderate) [-2PP]

 

Totals: Abilities (44) + Combat (16) + Saving Throws (8) + Skills (9) + Feats (46) + Powers (78) - Drawbacks (2) = 200/200 Power Points

 

Singularity


Power Level: 10 (165/165PP)
Trade-Offs: None

 

Age: 24
Gender: Female 
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 175 lbs
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Short and blonde

 

Description

 

A young woman of average height and muscular build, Singularity's blonde hair doesn't quite match her dark eyebrows. She carries herself with a combination of athleticism and hesitancy - as if forever afraid she's going to break some thing, or some one. She generally speaks quietly, even, and perhaps especially, when angry. In combat she wields a short, dark baton like a single escrima stick, one she can snap open to staff length. She wears a blue jumpsuit in combat, if she has time to gear up. 

 

History

 

Victim. Survivor. Monster. Weapon. Prisoner. Artist. Hero? Jessie White, displaced from her own dying world into a hellish alternate reality, now living on a world where she is a shadow of another woman, bearing her own reputation as a mindless killing machine. At least her best friend is a monster from below the waves who worships strange gods and eats live fish for fine? It's good to know she's not alone - even if sometimes she thinks she's better off that way. 

 

Personality and Motivation

 

Jessie keeps her personality restrained as best she can, keeping her voice and passions to herself. She's better off that way - and so is everyone else around her. She does feel things, sometimes intensely, with strange visions of a life that wasn't hers and of the horrific reality beyond it - but she tries to keep them to herself. Pretending to be normal is hard enough without thinking about all the ways she's anything but. 

 

Powers and Tactics

 

Jessie White fights with her bat, striking with the mechanics of someone who has solid, albeit limited, training in melee combat. She'll strike to stun and to daze, staying mobile with leaps and kicks, not too dissimilar from her aquatic friend. 

 

Singularity fights to kill. She doesn't come out much - even when Jessie's in costume. But sometimes she does. Jessie doesn't like to think about that. 

 

Abilities: 8 + 4 + 4 + 0 + 2 + 2 = 20PP
Strength: 30/18 (+10/+4)
Dexterity: 20/14 (+5/+2)
Constitution: 30/14 (+10/+2)
Intelligence: 10 (+0)
Wisdom: 12 (+1)
Charisma: 12 (+1)

 

Combat: 12 + 12 = 24PP
Initiative: +5
Attack: +6 Base, +10 Melee
Grapple: +24
Defense: +10 (+6 Base, +4 Dodge Focus), +3 Flat-Footed
Knockback: -10


Saving Throws: 0 + 3 + 7 = 10PP
Toughness: +10/+2 (+8 Enhanced Con, +2)
Fortitude: +10/+2 (+2 Con, +8 Enhanced Con)
Reflex: +8/+5 (+2 Dex, +3 Enhanced Con, +3)
Will: +8 (+1 Wis, +7)


Skills: 64R = 16PP
Acrobatics 10 (+15, SM)
Craft (Artistic) 8 (+9) 
Intimidate 14 (+15, SM) 
Notice 9 (+10, SM)
Sense Motive 9 (+10, SM)
Stealth 10 (+15)
Survival 4 (+5) 

 

Feats: 20PP
Acrobatic Bluff
All-Out Attack
Attack Focus (Melee) 4
Challenge 2 (Fast Acrobatic Bluff, Fast Startle) 
Dodge Focus 4

Evasion
Interpose 
Move-By-Action
Power Attack
Skill Mastery (Acrobatics, Intimidate, Notice, Sense Motive) 
Startle 
Takedown Attack 
Uncanny Dodge (auditory)

 

Powers: 4 + 16 + 6 + 12 + 1 + 2 + 10 + 5 + 9 + 8 = 75PP

Device 1 (Bat, 5PP, Easy to Lose, PF: Subtle [Collapsible]) [4PP]
Damage 0 (PFs: Extended Reach 1, Improved Crit 2, Stunning Attack, Variable Descriptor 1 [bludgeoning/slashing/piercing]) 

 

Enhanced Constitution 16 [16PP]

 

Enhanced Dexterity 6 [6PP]

 

Enhanced Strength 12 [12PP]

 

Feature 1 (Temporal Inertia) [1PP]

 

Immunity 2 (disease, poison) [2PP]

 

Impervious Toughness 10 [10PP] 

 

Movement Array 2 (4 points; PF: Alternate Power) [5PP]
BE: Leaping 4 (x25; running long jump 500 feet, standing long jump 250 feet, vertical jump 125 feet) {4/4}
AP: Quickness 2 (x5) {2} + Speed 2 (25 mph / 250 feet per move action) {2+2=4/4}

 

Regeneration  9 (Bruised 3 [No Action], Injured 6 [No Action]) [9PP]

 

Super-Senses 2 (Accurate Hearing) [2PP]

 

Super-Strength 4 (Effective STR 50, Heavy Load 12.5 tons) [8PP] 

 
Totals: Abilities (20) + Combat (24) + Saving Throws (12) + Skills (16) + Feats (20) + Powers (75) = 165/165 Power Points

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With a relatively quick looking over of the math I noticed a couple things.  I count 40 ranks of skills on aquaria.  Looks like you underpaid for the suits flight by 1PP, and your final totals come to 197 by my math?  I don't remember precisely how we handle the rounding on the 1/3 of attack/defense must be from Base attack/Defense but 4 out of 14 Might be a bit of a spread.  Points are perpetually slim of course but having dagons might be a dynamic array might make more sense so she can be strong and swim at the same time?

 

I count 66 skill ranks on singularity but the rest seems fine.

 

 

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