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Professor Cane Toad
Professor Cane Toad
Professor Thomas Duellman
Cost Characteristic Value Roll Notes
50 STR 60 21- Lift: 102.4tons; HTH: 12d6; END: [6]
30 DEX 20 13- OCV: 7  DCV: 7
40 CON 30 15-
4 BODY 12 11-
8 INT 18 13- PER Roll: 13-
6 EGO 13 12- ECV: 4; Mental Defense: 0
13 PRE 23 14- PRE Attack: 4 1/2d6
-1 COM 8 11-
8 PD 20   Total: 20 PD (20 rPD)
14 ED 20   Total: 20 ED (20 rED)
10 SPD 4   Phases: 3, 6, 9, 12
0 REC 18   Running: 6" / 12"
0 END 60   Swimming: 2" / 4"
3 STUN 60   Leaping: 22" Forward/ 11" Upward
Professor Cane Toad | Summary
Real Name: Professor Thomas Duellman Hair Color: Tan
Concept: Brick Eye Color: Green
Affiliation: Solo Height & Weight: 6' 7" (2.01 m) / 220 lbs (99 kg)
Played By: NPC Nationality: Australian
Created By: Noah Thorp Place of Birth: Brisbane, Australia
GM: NPC Date of Birth: September 11, 1965
Cost Powers END
90 Toxic Touch: Multipower, 90-point reserve
4u 1) Anura-Gene Touch: Major Transform 3d6 (Human Being Into Toad-mutate, Heals Back Normally Unless Victim Is Subjected To Elaborate Genetic Treatments, Then The Cure Is Known Only to Doctor Cane Toad), Continuous (+1) (90 Active Points); No Range (-1/2), Limited Target (Humans Only; -1/2) 9
6u 2) Bufotoxin Touch: Energy Blast 9d6, No Normal Defense (Life Support-Immunity to Toxins; +1) (90 Active Points); No Range (-1/2) 9
4u 3) Psychoactive Touch: Mental Illusions 18d6 ( Human class of minds) (90 Active Points); Based on CON (Defense: PD; -1), No Range (-1/2) 9
12 Cane: Hand-To-Hand Attack +4d6, Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2) (30 Active Points); OAF (-1), Hand-To-Hand Attack (-1/2)
10 Super Leap: Leaping +10" (22" forward, 11" upward) 1
20 Thick Skin: Damage Resistance (20 PD/20 ED)
35 Toxic Skin: Energy Blast 3d6, Damage Shield (+1/2), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2), Persistent (+1/2), No Normal Defense (Life Support-Immunity to Toxins; +1) (52 Active Points); Always On (-1/2)
5 Tongue: Extra Limb (1)
8 Tongue Bash: Stretching 2", Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2) (15 Active Points); no Noncombat Stretching (-1/4), Limited Body Parts (Tongue Only; -1/4), No Velocity Damage (-1/4)
5 Underwater Adaption: Life Support (Expanded Breathing)
Cost Talents
5 Analytical Mind: Eidetic Memory
3 Aquatic Adaption: Environmental Movement (no penalties in water)
Cost Perquisites
10 Successful Criminal: Money: Wealthy
Cost Skills
20 +2 Overall
3 Acting 14-
2 Animal Handler (Reptiles & Amphibians) 14-
3 Bribery 14-
3 Bugging 13-
3 Bureaucratics 14-
3 Computer Programming 13-
3 Deduction 13-
3 Demolitions 13-
0 Everyman Skills
AK: Brisbane, Australia 11-
Acting 8-
Climbing 8-
Concealment 8-
Conversation 8-
Deduction 8-
Language: English (Idiomatic, native accent)
[Notes: Native Language]
PS: Herpetogist 11-
Paramedics 8-
Persuasion 8-
Shadowing 8-
Stealth 8-
TF: Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
[Notes: Custom Mod is Everyman Skill]
2 Gambling 13-
3 High Society 14-
3 Inventor 13-
2 KS: Known Australian Super Heroes 11-
2 PS: Crime Boss 11-
17 Scientist
SS: Biochemistry 13-
SS: Biology 13-
SS: Chemistry 13-
SS: Genetics 13-
SS: Herpetology 13-
SS: Physics 13-
SS: Zoology 13-
-1 Scientist Package
Education: Doctorate in Herpetology
KS: Research Methods 13-
PS: Academic Researcher 11-
PS: Scientist 13-
Social Limitation: Occupation (Scientist)
3 Security Systems 13-
3 Stealth 13-
3 Streetwise 14-
3 Tactics 13-
300+ Disadvantages
10 Distinctive Features: Humanoid Toad
15 Hunted: Australia Squadron 8-
20 Hunted: Local Law Enforcement 8-
15 Hunted: Southern Knights 8-
15 Physical Limitation: Weird Biochemistry, Requires Specialist Medical Attention
15 Psychological Limitation: Arrogant
15 Psychological Limitation: Bad Tempered
15 Psychological Limitation: Powerhungry
15 Social Limitation: Permanent Identity
15 Social Limitation: Wanted Criminal
35 Experience Points
Professor Cane Toad | Points Summary
Characteristics Cost: 185 Base Points: 300
Powers Cost: 199 Disadvantages: 150
Talents Cost: 8 Total Experience: 35
Perks Cost: 10 Spent Experience: 35
Martial Arts Cost: 0 Unspent Experience: 0
Skills Cost: 83 Total Points: 485

Professor Duellman was a noted herpetologist from Brisbane. His expertise was in the study of the cane toad. The cane was a serious ecological threat to Australia’s native wildlife, in that the toads were highly poisonous, and multiplied geometrically. Professor Duellman did extensive studies on the toad trying to find a way to eradicate or at least control the pest. The professor knew that the best would be on genetic level. A little change, say making the toads more susceptible to diseases might be the answer.

The professor was dismay and shocked when he published his research and found that no one would listen to his theories. A few fellow scientists even mocked him, calling him a crackpot.

One day the ridicule proved too much. In a rage, he took a cane and started to demolish his lab. Professor Duellman would not be mocked. The more he swung the cane the angrier he became. Professor Duellman barely noticed when the fire started, he just kept on swinging. Flames licked up the walls and eventually triggered a massive explosion.

Professor Duellman was thrown into a vat of bufotoxin that he had been experimenting on. He sunk like a stone. Soon only his hand showed out of the toxic soup and then it to was submerged. Professor Duellman should’ve died in the vat of toxin, but instead of killing him, the toxin mutated him.

The hand that thrust from the vat wasn’t human anymore, but more like that of a cane toad that Professor Duellman had been studying. The creature that exited the vat was no longer Professor Thomas Duellman; it was a toad-like giant of a man.

With the glare of his toady face, Professor Cane Toad surveyed the wreckage of his lab. Sighing loudly the professor regretted his rage. All his research was ruined. Oh well, he thought he now had a body that would demand respect.

Piecing together some lab coats to cover himself Professor Cane Toad started to leave the lab when a security guard accosted him. With an almost nonchalant wave of his hand a burst of purplish energy shot from Professor Can Toads’ hand striking down the guard. Professor Cane Toad bent over to take a closer look at the man and touched him. A strange transformation overtook the guard. He quickly took on a slightly similar look as Professor Cane Toad. When he opened his eyes the mutate bowed his head to his new master. Things just were getting better and better.


Even before his transformation, Professor Duellman was an arrogant man. He was always sure of his theories, and didn’t take criticism very well. In Professor Duellman’s world everyone should agree with him. Those who didn’t were fools, and unenlightened. Now that Professor Duellman has become Professor Cane Toad, this attitude hasn’t changed much, except to become worse. This time however, those who dare to disagree with Professor Cane Toad might be hit with his cane, or even worse turned into one of his mutates.

Professor Duellman has always had a problem with his temper. He’d get angry at the slightest criticism or perceived slight to his scientific genius. With the transformation into a super-villain his temper is that much worse. Professor Cane Toad can really hurt those who anger him. It’s not good to anger Professor Cane Toad.

All the powers that Professor Duellman gained with his transformation has gone to his head. Not only does the professor see this as a justification of his greatness, but also a warrant to seek even more power over his fellow man, and if he has to transform his fellow man into a mindless servant so much the better for Professor Cane Toad.


"Fools! Those so called Heroes of Australia are mere flies waiting to be devoured by the criminal mastermind known as Professor Cane Toad! Soon the world will tremble under my amphibian gaze! Beware! Mwahaaa haha!"


Professor Duellman’s immersion into the vat of bufotoxin has created a genetic change in him. Now as Professor Cane Toad, he has acquired similar traits as the cane toad. Professor Cane Toad has grown larger and stronger than a normal person; being able to easily lift a hundred tons over his head. His skin has become very thick, even wart-like, and acts almost like armor.

The toxin is still secreted by his skin, and those who physically attack Professor Cane Toad often find themselves violently ill afterwards. Professor Cane Toads’ toxic touch can transform another human into a toad-like mutate, who’re slavishly loyal to Professor Cane Toad. Professor Cane Toad can also secrete a toxin that cause dreadful hallucinations in his victims. Furthermore, Professor Cane Toad can eject poison from his hands that cause painful wounds to those no immune to toxins.

Like a toad, Professor Cane Toad’s tongue is extendible, and strike with the force equal to a pile driver. Professor Cane Toad has been known to even grab and throw his opponents with his tongue, which is completely prehensile. Also like a toad, Professor Cane Toad can leap over great distances with ease.


Professor Cane Toad is a large toad-like man. His skin is a greenish color, but he doesn't have warts. His head is completely toad-like and his even greener eyes slightly bulge from his head. What hair remains on his body is a small goatee of tan hairs growing from his chin. Even though Professor Cane Toad is no longer human, he still likes to dress nice. He usually dresses in a white long sleeved shirt with a black suit over it. Due to his successes as a criminal mastermind, all of his clothes are expensive, usually silk. Professor Cane Toad always carries his cane, which is topped with an enormous white pearl.