We have a HELLUVA
Special on Aisle 2!
Hell’s Kitchen is my neighborhood. I prowl the rooftops and alleyways at night. Watching from the darkness. Forever in darkness. A guardian devil. - Daredevil
10 (210 pts) - OPL:
10 ; DPL:
STRENGTH 3, STAMINA 4, AGILITY 7, DEXTERITY 4, FIGHTING 14, INTELLECT 3, AWARENESS 7, PRESENCE 2
Acrobatics 11 (+18) [Accelerated Acrobatics, Agile Feint, Skill Mastery
], Athletics 10 (+13), Close Combat [Unarmed] 3 (+17), Deception 8 (+10), Expertise [Lawyer] 9 (+12), Expertise [Streetwise] 8 (+11), Insight (+7/+15) [Assessment
], Intimidation 9 (+11), Investigation 8 (+11) [Contacts, Well-Informed
], Perception 3 (+10/+20), Persuasion 6 (+8), Ranged Combat [Throwing] 6 (+14), Sleight of Hand 6 (+10), Stealth 8 (+15) [Hide in Plain Sight
Accelerated Acrobatics*, Agile Feint, Assessment, Contacts, Defensive Attack, Defensive Roll (2), Equipment (2), Evasion
, Fearless, Grabbing Finesse, Hide in Plain Sight, Improved Critical (1) (Unarmed), Improved Defense
, Improved Disarm, Improved Initiative (1), Languages 1 (American Braille, Japanese, Base: English), Power Attack, [/i]Precise Attack (2) (Close, Concealment; Ranged, Concealment)[/i], Quick Draw, , Ranged Attack (4), Redirect, Skill Mastery (1) (Acrobatics), Takedown (1), [/i]Uncanny Dodge[/i], Well-Informed
Enhanced Advantages 5 (Evasion, Improved Defense, Precise Attack 2 [Close, Concealment; Ranged, Concealment], Uncanny Dodge), Enhanced Skills 9 (Insight 8 ranks, Perception 10 ranks), Senses 18 (Normal Hearing [Accurate, Analytical, Extended, Penetrates Concealment], Scent [Accurate, Acute, Analytical, Extended, Ranged], Touch [Acute, Analytical, Ranged], Ultra-Hearing); 32 pts
Billy Club: (10 pts)
Thrown Billy Club:
Ranged Bludgeoning Strength-Based Damage 3, Ricochet 2, Feature 1 (Converts to collapsible cane), Diminished Range (10/25/50); 8 pts
Billy Club Strike:
Bludgeoning Strength-Based Damage 3, Split, Reach 2 (10 ft); 1 pt
Movement 2 (Swinging, Safe Fall [Quirk: Requires Ranged Billy Club Attack Roll to hit supporting object); 1 pt
Close Attack +14 [Billy Club +6]
Unarmed +17 [Unarmed +3, Critical 19-20]
Ranged Attack +8
Billy Club +14 [Billy Club +6]
Dodge +14 [DC24] Parry +14 [DC24]
Toughness +6 (+4 without Defensive Roll), Fortitude +8, Will +12
Kingpin, Bullseye, sometimes Elektra and others.
His best friend Foggy Nelson. Sometimes Echo, sometimes Elektra, sometime the Black Widow.
To protect Hell's Kitchen and dispense justice.
He tries to maintains a secret identity of Matt Murdock but a lot of people think (or know) that he's Daredevil.
He is vulnerable to Auditory and Olfactory affliction/damage effects, taking an extra degree of failure against them. And being in area with loud noises and strong odors can grant Concealment to his opponents.
Abilities 88 + Skills 47 (94 ranks) + Advantages 27 + Powers 32 + Defenses 16 = 210 / 210
After a short test, I moved DD up a PL. I didn’t like how he performed, albeit I willingly admit that I am still not completely up to snuff with the 3E gameplay yet. I need to remedy that with more playing, less building, I suppose. But I’m a build-aholic, so it’s for me to give that up for too long.
Regardless, Matt goes up to PL11, mainly for his Perception. He's generally PL9-10 otherwise.
The story of Matt Murdock began with his father. Jonathan "Battling Jack" Murdock raised his son alone, claiming Matt's mother had died. Jack wanted his son to be more successful than him. He impressed upon Matt the need to constantly study instead of playing sports with other kids. Jack hoped that Matt would become a doctor or a lawyer instead of an "uneducated pug" like himself. This led the neighborhood kids to taunt the "cowardly" Matt as "Daredevil." Matt took out his frustrations by secretly training in his father's gym.
One day, Matt saw a blind man walking towards an oncoming truck. Matt pushed the man out of the way. The truck crashed and a radioactive isotope spilled out, striking Matt across the face and blinding him. While recovering in the hospital, Matt discovered his hearing, smell, taste, and touch were amplified to superhuman degrees. He also developed a "radar sense" that formed a mental picture of his surroundings.
During his time in the hospital, Matt was visited by a nun wearing a gold cross. Long thought dead, Matt would one day find his mother, "Maggie", was living as a nun. Matt wouldn't know who this woman was for many years.
A few months later, Matt received training from the ninja master Stick. From Stick, Matt learned how to control his new abilities and honed his skills in acrobatics and martial arts.
Meanwhile, Jack Murdock was desperate to get fights. He reluctantly joined with a crooked fight promoter known as "The Fixer." The Fixer set up Jack to be a heavyweight contender, just to have him take a dive. Jack refused and won his fight. Later that night, Jack Murdock was shot dead by The Fixer and his men.
The now orphaned Matt searched for his father's killers. He finally found the Fixer's gang and and punished them severely. He chased down and confronted the Fixer, who pulled a gun on Matt. Before he could fire it, the Fixer suffered heart attack and died. Matt tracked down Angelo, the last man remaining responsible for his father's death. He found him at a brothel. Matt confronted him but was attacked by the women who worked there. In the melee, Matt knocked one of the women out of the window and thought she was dead (She would return as Typhoid Mary). He ran away in horror over what he had done. He went searching for Stick, but Stick abandoned him because of his actions.
Matt continued to study and entered Columbia Law School. At Columbia, Matt met and fell in love with Elektra Natchios. It was a first love for both of them. When Elektra's father was accidentally killed by police, she retreated from the world and Matt.
Matt earned his law degree and landed a job at a major law firm. He returned to Hell's Kitchen and to his father's old gym. There he met a young girl staying there named Mickey. They got close to each other and he trained her. He also ran into Foggy Nelson while he was there. He helped him with some of his cases. Meanwhile, Mickey ended up being kidnapped by people working for the Kingpin. Matt tracked them down and rescued Mickey. Because of that he missed an appointment for work and was fired.
Matt opened a practice, Nelson and Murdock, with Franklin "Foggy" Nelson. Karen Page was hired by Foggy as their secretary. Karen was attracted to Matt, and found it a pity that such a wonderful, handsome man could be so handicapped. Matt made a yellow and black costume out of his father's old boxing robes and continued to fight crime as Daredevil.
The Story so Far:
Daredevil has been a long time protector of Hell’s Kitchen and has encountered many foes over the years. He has been an Avenger, a Defender, a SHIELD Agent (very briefly) and has assisted dozens of heroes. He has had countless encounters with The Kingpin and his hirelings and their rivalry remains very contentious and personal.
Matt Murdock is a conflicted, but incomparably heroic individual.
Friends and Foes:
Matt’s closest friend is Foggy Nelson, his best friend since college. He is also close to other members of the New York “street hero” scene including Spider-Man, Iron Fist, Luke Cage and occasionally The Punisher, although their methods often put them at odds.
He is close to Black Widow from their time as lovers and while both have moved on, the remain close friends. His greatest love is Elektra but their relationship is complicated to say the least. They have been the closest of lovers and at times, the greatest of enemies, but at this time they are on good times and Elektra has been pushing for reconciliation.
He has a large rogue’s gallery including Electro, Frog Man, Gladiator, Typhoid Mary, The Hand ninja clan and The Owl. His greatest foes are The Kingpin and Bullseye, which whom has long and very personal conflicts.
Clean Up 10/27/11:
As I was working on DD for my Earth-217 setting on my other thread, I thought I would go ahead and put a DCA compatible version in place of this PL11 PC version that I had before.
Clean Up 11/19/13:
DD gets a review and feels a little better this time. I miss the Blindsight power.