Green Goblin I

Green Goblin I
Norman Osborn

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

Health 130
Karma 36
Resources Excellent
Popularity -15

Powers

Regeneration: Amazing

Equipment
Body Armor: Excellent protection vs Physical and Force attacks, and Remarkable protection from Energy attacks.
Pumpkin Bombs: Remarkable Energy, and may explode on contact, or by twisting the stem, can be set to explode up to 2 rounds after being thrown.
Goblin Grenades (Asphyxiation Bombs):
Plain Smoke: Incredible intensity
Knock-Out Gas: Incredible intensity
Incendiary: Incredible intensity
Spider-Sense Clouding: Knocks out Spider-Man’s Spider-Sense at Poor rank for 24 hours. (The gas can be used on it’s own, and can also be used in a regular pumpkin bomb. The gas knocking out other people’s danger sense is up to the individual judge who can make their own ruling.)
Razor Bats: Good Edge, throwing damage. Multiple blades can be thrown, but at a -1CS for each additional blade thrown that round.
Glove Blasters: Remarkable Energy for 3 areas
Pike: Excellent edged damage, but can increase with a flying charging attack.
Goblin Glider:
Control Speed Body Protection
Incredible Typical Good None

Talents

Business, Electronics, Chemistry, Throwing Weapons

Contacts

Brotherhood of Sciers, Underworld, Businesses, Osborn Chemical

History

Norman Osborn was originally the ruthless co-owner of a leading chemical manufacturing firm based in New York City, which also had research divisions that dealt in other areas, including robotics. After having his business partner, Professor Mendel Stromm, imprisoned for embezzling, Norman Osborn tried an experimental formula of Stromm that blew up in his face. He nearly died, but discovered that the formula increased his intelligence and, presumably, his strength. It also drove him insane. Plotting to become leader of the underworld, Osborn created his Green Goblin personae and decided to establish his reputation by killing the hero Spider-man. He came close but failed many times.

Devising a compound that would weaken Spider-man’s spider-sense, he followed the web-slinger undetected. Snatching Spider-man while he was in his civilian identity of Peter Parker, the Goblin carted him back to a secret hideout. There he revealed to Peter his own secret identity. During the battle, the Goblin came in contact with live wires, which seemed to jolt him into partial amnesia. Since Osborn had no memory of his criminal past, Spider-man let him go.

The amnesia, however, proved temporary. Osborn several times regained the memories of the Green Goblin and, knowing Spider-man’s own secret identity, came after Parker each time. The final time, deciding the direct approach wasn’t working, the Goblin kidnapped Gwen Stacy, Parker’s girlfriend, and killed her. Although Spider-man came close to exacting the ultimate revenge for this act, he pulled back before killing the Goblin. The fight may have continued, but the Goblin was accidentally impaled by his own goblin glider.

Apparently, however, his goblin-formula saved him from death, and Osborn travelled across seas to secretly plot against Spider-Man. When he learned of the death of his son Harry, he ultimately assumed that Spider-Man/Parker was responsible for it, and returned to America to launch his operation to destroy Spider-Man and Peter Parker. The result was the “Clone Saga,” where the Spider-clone, Ben Reilly, created by the Jackal several years before, returned, and Osborn manipulated Dr. Seward Trainer in reversing his test results, to make Parker think he was the clone.

Finally, Osborn, in the midst of a battle between Spider-Man (as Ben Reilly) and Gaunt (a resurrected Mendel Stromm), captured Spider-Man and seemingly killed Gaunt. Osborn also captured Peter Parker, and, becoming the Goblin again, battled Parker as Spider-Man above the streets of New York City . In the end, Reilly, the clone, sacrificed his life to save his “brother,” and the Green Goblin was engulfed in an explosion and mysteriously vanished.

Osborn quickly resurfaced, however, and bought the Daily Bugle from his old friend J. Jonah Jameson, and proceeded to orchestrate attempts on his life. He also revived the Man-Wolf side of Jameson’s son, John.

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