Beetle II

Beetle II
Leila Davis

Fighting Excellent
Agility Typical
Strength Incredible
Endurance Incredible
Reason Excellent
Intuition Typical
Psyche Typical

Health 106
Karma 32
Resources Good
Popularity -10

Powers

None
Equipment

Armor: Excellent protection vs Physical attacks and Remarkable from energy. The suit also jams all microwave transmissions within 3 areas with Incredible ability.
Battle Computer: On-board Computer that has Amazing ability to predict combat maneuvers of opponents. This also controls all the suits systems. If this computer is disabled, the Beetle Armor may malfunction. red Psyche FEAT to remain in control.
Ensnarement Coils: Incredible grapple attack.
Electro-Bite: Touch or blast for Monstrous damage. Must recharge for 2 rounds after use.
Flight: Winged flight at Incredible air speeds.
Razor-wing: The wings are razor sharp and can inflict Amazing edged damage
All powers derive from the Beetle battle suit. When not armored Leila’s statistics are:

Fighting Typical
Agility Good
Strength Typical
Endurance Good
Reason Excellent
Intuition Typical
Psyche Typical

Health 32
Karma 32

Talents

Repair/Tinker, Aerial Combat

Contacts

Thunderbolts, Redeemers

History

The Beetle was Abe Jenkins original criminal idenity, until he reformed to become M.A.C.H 1 of the Thunderbolts. When Abe gave up to the police to serve time for his past crimes, such as a murder he committed. He was then taken by the CSA, who had him create a new powerful version of his original Beetle armor. In an effort to bring in Justin Hammer, which was only part of the truth. It was also a ploy by Henry Gyrich, who need a cansiter of hard air from Roxxon, to cover his secret plan to kill all super powered beings. After Gyrich was blackmailed into hiding the truth from the public, the Beetle armor was put into storage, but was then later taken by an operative of the V-battalion. The amor was given to a former criminal Leila Davis, once known as Hardshell. Leila was the widow of the Ringer, another foe of Spider-man. Leila became Hardshell to get revenge on Spider-man for the death of her husband with a group of other villains. Eventually she reunited with her husband who had been turned into a cyborg, but the two could not stay happy, as the Ringer could not survive in his new form. She ended up getting recruited for the Redeemers, because of her connection with Abner Jenkins.

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