Rip Curl (deceased)

Identity: Howard Karr
Origin: Mutant
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Samoan
Status: Deceased

  • Fighting: Remarkable 26
  • Agility: Remarkable 26
  • Strength: Amazing 46 (Typical when out of water)
  • Endurance: Amazing 46
  • Reason: Good 8
  • Intuition: Excellent 16
  • Psyche: Excellent 16

Health: 144
Karma: 40
Resources: Good 8
Popularity: 0
Initiative: +0 (+4 for Water Freedom while submerged)

Powers: 4/6

  • Water freedom: Amazing 46
  • Water Breathing
  • Water Control: Incredible 36
  • Projectile Missile Attack: Excellent 16

Talents: 3/4

  • Military
  • Marksman
  • Martial Arts D
  • Oceanography


  • UMF Stealth suit: Gd protection vs. Physical, Rm protection from Cold, +2cs to Stealth
  • Binoculars: Rm material, allows to see up to 30 areas away
  • Codec Communications: The means to send and receive Codec messages are provided by micro transmitters injected into the body prior to deployment. During the course of a mission, new contacts can be made. -140.85 MHz is for command and advisory personnel. This is the line for standing orders, current objectives, and general instructions.
  • Universal Tool: Used to aid in electronics work. Tip contains various Phillips and Flathead screwdrivers, wrenches, lock-picking device, drill bits and other implements. Inside the base are full lineman’s kit, multi-line analyzers, cell phone analyzers and other electrical analysis gear. Can record and play back audio and video signals. The Universal Tool can be safely used as a hammer.
  • SD-1017 MK III Standard Issue Plasma Blaster: Incredible damage at a maximum range of 5 areas.
    • Ammunition: Powered by a SD-PP-512A or SD-PP-512C power pack. Each pack carries enough charge for 3 shots at maximum yield (IN 36), 6 shots at moderate yield (RM 26) and 12 shots at minimum yield (EX 16).
    • Unstable PPC core: On a roll of 1 the power-pack will overload the heat sinks and will hit critical mass within 1-10 rounds. At this point it will shutdown and dump the internal stabilization rods dealing 10 points of damage to anyone holding the weapon, roll as GD energy damage for intensity.


  • SHIELD, Inspector Thunder Badger, Wildstrike and Satellite.


Known Affiliations: Navy SEALs, S.H.I.E.L.D.
Occupation: SHIELD agent
Quirks: Quiet, introverted, violently adverse to keeping fish in tanks
Quotes: “No waves, no glory”, “When in doubt, paddle out”, “if it swells, ride it”

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