Dex: 3 Str: 3 Body: 3
Int: 4 Will: 5 Mind: 5
Infl: 4 Aura: 2 Spirit: 2
Initiative: 11 Hero Points: 40
Limitations: Miscellaneous: Reflection/Deflection Power is a special variant. Whenever a sentient being makes a deliberate attack upon Karma, the attacker must make an Action Check using their Mind as the AV/EV against an OV/RV of 20/ 20. If there are no positive RAPs, the attack is conducted normally. If there are positive RAPs, the attack automatically strikes its originator. This is an Automatic Action, and he is allowed to reflect an unlimited number of attacks each phase; Reflection/Deflection only works against sentient attackers.
Advantages: Connection: Doom Patrol (High), Street Gangs (Low)
Alter Ego: Wayne Hawkins
Motivation: Thrill of Adventure
Source: adapted from 1st Edition Doom Patrol Sourcebook, pages 18
Affiliation(s): Doom Patrol
Ed's Notes: What... What a DUMB way to write up the Power. There HAS to be something wrong here... The average super-villain has a Mind rating in the 5-6 column. MAYBE 7-8. Shit, you'd have to be 11 or higher to not have to role OVER a 20 to activate the Power. Really just to have to even bother checking the EV/RV table... Grodd (11) would need an 18 and STILL not get RAP's without THREE shifts - so... yeah, he'd need a 28 to activate the Power. Even BRAINIAC (13) wouldn't get positive RAP's without rolling a 21. (15 + 2 Column Shifts.) So... Basically, as written, his Power would mathematically NEVER activate. Like... EVER. Fine, against Darkseid (20) it would, on an 11 - about half the time. But that's IT. Based on how seldom this would activate, how does he even know he has a Power?!
Seems to me, it would make more sense to use the Power's 20/20 as the AV/EV and the Attacker's Mind as the OV/RV. So... Basically like the Power functions normally, except use the attacker's Mind instead of their AP's of Attack Power and make it an unlimited automatic action. THAT would work fairly often, save for those beings with really high Resistance (Mind.) THAT makes sense to me. THIS? Is just DUMB. House rules: Do it MY way! lol
|First Appearance: Doom Patrol Vol 2 #4 (January, 1988)|