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Old 05-15-2007, 07:58 PM   #4
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Default Re: [Supers] GURPS Unofficial Handbook to the Marvel Universe, Reboot Edition

ANT-MAN

Real Name: Dr. Henry "Hank" J. Pym.
Occupation: Particle physicist.
Legal Status: Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Identity: Secret.
Other Aliases: None.
Place of Birth: Elmsford, New York.
Marital Status: Widower.
Known Relatives: Maria Trovaya (wife, deceased).
Group Affiliation: Avengers.
Base of Operations: Chicago, Illinois.
History: Dr. Henry Pym is a brilliant particle physicist with a solid knowledge of other scientific fields. In his younger days, his wife Maria had been killed in a drive-by shooting while he was unable to do anything to help stop the gunmen. Vowing never to let others suffer the same fate if he could help it, he devoted much of his time to finding a way to help others when they could not help themselves.

A brilliant scientist, Dr. Pym earned his Ph.D. in Particle Physics in less than ten years after graduating high school. Employed by a "think tank" firm with government contracts, Dr. Pym discovered the existence of sub-atomic particles which allowed people and objects to shrink to almost microscopic size and then return to normal. In his spare time, Dr. Pym studied ants, and discovered a means of communicating with them using an electronic helmet he had designed.

Suspecting that a recent accident in the facility was the work of either industrial espionage or agents working for a foreign government, Dr. Pym put his scientific knowledge to good use in tracking down and bringing the culprit to justice. Following that, he designed the identity of Ant-Man, calling on his insect friends for aid whenever he needs help.

He is currently dating Janet van Dyne, who has become his occasional partner in crime-fighting as the Wasp (see Wasp). He has also recently helped form the Avengers (see Avengers).
Height: 6'
Weight: 185 lbs.
Eyes: Brown.
Hair: Brown.
Uniform: Red bodysuit with black trim, blue gloves, black boots, and a metallic helmet with a voice amplifier in front of his mouth.
Strength Level: Ant-Man possesses the normal human strength of a man his age, height, and build who engages in moderate regular exercise. Ant-Man retains his normal strength when he shrinks down to the size of an ant, around 0.5 inch.
Known Superhuman Powers: Ant-Man possesses the ability, through use of his Pym Particles, to shrink to one-half inch in height. While shrunk, the bulk of his mass is shunted extradimensionally. Because of this, he retains his full human strength while shrunk.
Other Abilities: Ant-Man is well-versed in the scientific fields of particle physics, biochemistry, and robotics. In college he was known as a skilled boxer; he maintains his boxing skills today.
Paraphernalia: Ant-Man's helmet permits him to communicate with ants. In addition, his helmet has a built-in speaker enabling him to be heard by normal-sized folks when he's at his 0.5 inch height.

Ant-Man's belt contains capsules which store his Pym Particles.

450 points
Attributes:
ST 11 [10]; DX 11 [20]; IQ 14 [80]; HT 11 [10].
Secondary Characteristics: Dmg 1d-1/1d+1; BL 24; HP 11 [0]; Will 11 [-15]; Per 14 [0]; FP 11 [0]; Basic Speed 5.5 [0]; Basic Move 5 [0]; Dodge 8.
Languages: English (Native) (Native Language) [0].
Cultural Familiarities: Western [0].
Advantages: Animal Empathy [5]; Artificer 4 [40]; Gadgeteer [25]; High Manual Dexterity 3 [15]; Independent Income 10 [10]; Security Clearance 1 ("Need to Know" Access, Narrow Range of Subjects; Granting Organization is of Relatively Minor Importance, x1/2) [2]; Shrinking 13 (Can Carry Objects, No Encumbrance, +10%; Full HP, +20%; Reduced Time 4 (1 second), +80%; Super, -10%) [137]; Speak With Animals (Specialized: Ants, -60%; Gadget/Breakable, DR 2, -20%; Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Must Be Forcibly Removed, -10%) [5]; Tenure [5]; Versatile [5]; Wealth (Comfortable) [10].
Perks: Penetrating Voice [1]; Style Familiarity: Boxing [1]; Supersuit [1].
Disadvantages: Code of Honor (Hero's) [-5]; Jealousy [-10]; Low Pain Threshold [-10]; Low Self-Image [-10]; Pacifism (Cannot Harm Innocents) [-10]; Secret Identity (Serious Embarrassment) [-5]; Workaholic [-5].
Quirks: Agnostic [-1]; Attentive [-1]; Prefers To Be Called By Last Name [-1]; Talks To Himself [-1].
Skills: Boxing (A) DX+1 [4] – 12; Boxing Sport (A) DX [2] – 11; Computer Operation/TL8 (E) IQ [1] – 14; Current Affairs/TL8 (Science & Technology) (E) IQ+1 [2] – 15; Expert Skill (Entomology) (H) IQ-1 [2] – 13; Inventor! (WC) IQ+2 [48] – 16*; Physiology/TL8 (Ant) (H) IQ [4] – 14; Research/TL8 (A) IQ+1 [4] – 15; Riding (Ants) (A) DX+1 [4] – 12; Science! (WC) IQ+2 [48] – 16.
Techniques: Counterattack (Boxing) (H) def+5 [6] – 12; Feint (Boxing) (H) def+4 [5] – 16; Targeted Attack (Boxing Punch/Face) (H) def+3 [4] – 10; Targeted Attack (Boxing Uppercut/Face) (H) def+3 [4] – 10; Targeted Attack (Boxing Uppercut/Groin) (H) def+2 [3] – 11; Uppercut (Boxing) (A) def+1 [1] – 12.
Starting Spending Money: $8,000 (20% Starting Wealth).

* Conditional +4 from Artificer.

Role-Playing Notes:
Hank Pym is a hero who isn't entirely sure why he's doing things the way he's doing them. At heart, he's a scientist, one of the best multidisciplinary scientists in the world, but he's always held himself to impossibly high standards.

Ant-Man's Armor
Ant-Man wears an experimental suit made of lightweight, durable materials developed by a coworker at his think-tank. This armor is not as durable as Iron Man's suit, but still provides remarkable protection against conventional and most laser weaponry (see Iron Man). His helmet is made of the same materials, and provides protection against all but the most powerful handguns.

The armor includes biomedical sensors, a waste relief system, a micro-climate control system enabling him to remain comfortable from -140F (-95.5C) to 140F (60C), and decent radiation protection. In addition to the loudspeaker and the ability to communication with ants and other higher insects, the helmet comes with a retractable faceplate, a built-in GPS, a short-range radio, hearing protection, infrared sights, and air filters. (Essentially a TL9 Combat Hardsuit in Ultra-Tech)
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