Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Cypher Friends: The Creeper for the Cypher System

Jack Ryder is a former Gotham City television talk show host fired due to his outspoken nature. Finding employment in security, he attempts to rescue a scientist named Dr. Yatz whom mobsters have kidnapped in order to obtain his newest discoveries. The chief mobster hosts a masquerade party at his mansion. To gain entry, Ryder improvises a costume from yellow tights and facial make-up designed to look like skin, a green wig and trunks, and red gloves, boots, and furry cloak. Ryder locates Yatz inside, but the mobsters discover him and stab him, wounding Ryder. Yatz injects Ryder with a serum and implants a device in his wound. The serum confers the power to almost instantly heal any wound and grants Ryder enhanced strength and agility. The device, used with its activator, causes the costume to disappear, leaving Ryder naked. (He can later change into his formal clothes on command.) Yatz inadvertently leaves the activator out of the wound, but does not realize this until after the wound had healed. At this point, the mobsters find their victims again, this time killing Yatz. Ryder discovers that with the activator, he can regain the wild costume whenever he wishes. With it, a crazy laugh and his enhanced physical abilities, he has no trouble routing the crooks.

Entranced by Raven, he hunts the enemies of Ra's Al Ghul's Eden against his will.


Motive: Deliver the truth
Environment: Earth Eden
Health: 25
Damage Inflicted: 6
Armor: 2
Movement: Short
Modifications: Investigation 7, Might defense 7, Speed Defense 7

Combat: The Creeper is a blur with inhuman strength and speed, regenerative power, and a haunting laugh.
Regenerate: As an action, he can regain 1d6+1 Health
Mad Cackle: If a creature rolls a 1-4 on defense roll against him, they have one of their Edges reduced by 1 until the end of the scene.
Use: On Earth Eden, he is hardly more than a vicious hound, hunting and tormenting his prey.
Loot: A defeated Creeper has 1 artifact.

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