Monday, December 20, 2021

Marvel Monday: Morbius, the Living Vampire for the Cypher System [Updated]


Motive: Cure his condition
Environment: Any large urban area
Health: 18
Damage Inflicted: 5 points
Armor: 1
Movement: Short by ground; Far by flight
Modifications: Might defense level 6
Combat: If a creature within Short range of Morbius is reduced to 1/2 Health or at least Impaired, he will immediately attack them in a near-mindless bloodlust.
If forced to hunt for prey he tries his best to feed on those he deems evil.
Interactions: Typically, the Living Vampire is encountered hunting to slake his hunger or as biologist who is willing to trade his services for various supplies for his research. 
Optional: Health Shifts 2, Intelligence Shifts 1, Strength Shifts 2

"His true identity is that of a former award-winning biochemist named Michael Morbius, who was imbued with pseudo-vampiric superhuman abilities and physical traits after a failed biochemical experiment which was intended to cure his rare blood disease, rather than originating from supernatural means. The rest of his appearances feature his struggles with his pseudo-vampiric persona, his insatiable lust for human blood and his subsequent efforts to cure his horrific condition, along with his eventual stint as a brutal and nightmarish vigilante, occasionally returning to villainy."

1 comment:

Pun Isaac said...

If I ever run Cypher system, I will make sure to use this.

My first taste of Morbius was the 90's Spidey cartoon. That one was weird because he had lamprey-like holes on his hands that drained folks. I'm cautiously optimistic about the new movie. I don't expect it to be good, but I think it'll be fun.

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