Captain Atom

Captain Atom
Dex:   7   Str:  22   Body:   10
Int:   5   Will:  6   Mind:    6
Infl:  5   Aura:  5   Spirit:  5
Initiative: 19  Hero Points: 100

Energy Absorption: 12
Energy Blast: 16
Flight: 13
Reflection/Deflection:  9
Sealed Systems: 20
Skin Armor: 5

Martial Artist: 4
Military Scientist: 5
Vehicles: 6
Weaponry: 5

Limitations: Energy Absorption is actually unlimited, but if he absorbs more than 12, he is thrown forward in time an amount equal to the AP's absorbed.

Advantages: Connection: Justice League International (High), U.S. Air Force (Low); Insta-Change;  Scholar (1960's History and Trivia)

Drawbacks: Dark Secret (True Origin); Secret Identity

Alter Ego: Nathaniel (Nate) Adam, Cameron Scott
Motivation: Unwanted Power
Occupation: Air Force Major
Wealth: 4

Source: Who's Who, 3rd Edition; 2nd Edition Background/Roster Book, page 45; Justice League Sourcebook, page 44
Supporting Cast: Dr. Megala, General Wade Eiling
Rogues: Doctor Spectro, Major Force, Plastique, Spectro

Ed's Notes:  A friend of mine in college played Captain Atom once or twice. In his first round of combat, which happened to be against a Daxamite, he was knocked out cold on the first punch. After that, was referred to as "Glass Atom."  I feel like he should have:

Drawback: Arch Enemy (Major Force)


  1. His muggle name is Nate Adam.

  2. Its an alt world thing.

  3. I always thought the Str was a typo. From what I saw in the first few years, he demonstrated more of Str:12. A possible application of Power Reserve:10 able to be added to Str and a few other things would have been appropriate.