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Pearl
Pearl
Abdullah bin Jamal al-Dukhan
Cost Characteristic Value Roll Notes
5 STR 15 12- Lift: 200.0kg; HTH: 3d6; END: [1]
30 DEX 20 13- OCV: 7  DCV: 7
20 CON 20 13-
4 BODY 12 11-
16 INT 23 14- PER Roll: 14-
16 EGO 18 13- ECV: 6; Mental Defense: 14
8 PRE 18 13- PRE Attack: 3 1/2d6
3 COM 16 12-
2 PD 5   Total: 15 PD (10 rPD)
1 ED 5   Total: 15 ED (10 rED)
10 SPD 4   Phases: 3, 6, 9, 12
0 REC 7   Running: 6" / 12"
0 END 40   Swimming: 6" / 12"
5 STUN 35   Flight: 10" / 20"
 
Pearl | Summary
Real Name: Abdullah bin Jamal al-Dukhan Hair Color: Black
Concept: Mystic Eye Color: Brown
Affiliation: Five Pillars Height & Weight: 5' 11" (1.80 m) / 130 lbs (58.97 kg)
Played By: NPC Nationality: Bahraini
Created By: Noah Thorp Place of Birth: Manama, Bahrain
GM: NPC Date of Birth: April 1, 1975
Cost Powers END
100 Pearl Magic: Variable Power Pool (Magic Pool), 75 base + 25 control cost, (113 Active Points); VPP Can Only Be Changed Between Adventures (-1/2)
0 1) Black Pearl: Darkness to Sight Group 3" radius (30 Active Points); OIF (-1/2), 4 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Turn each (-1/2) Real Cost: 15
0 2) Blocking Pearl: Missile Deflection (Any Ranged Attack), Full Range (+1) (40 Active Points); OIF (-1/2), Will Not Work Against Heavy Missiles (-1/4) Real Cost: 23
0 3) Expanding Pearl: Entangle 3d6, 3 DEF, Backlash (+1/2) (45 Active Points); 4 Charges (-1), OIF (-1/2) Real Cost: 18
0 4) Pearls Of Attack: Energy Blast 6d6, 32 Charges (+1/4), Autofire (5 shots; +1/2) (52 Active Points); OIF (-1/2) Real Cost: 35
0 5) Rolling Pearl: Energy Blast 7d6, Area Of Effect (14" Line; +1) (70 Active Points); 4 Charges (-1), OIF (-1/2) Real Cost: 28
40 Pearl of Defence: Force Field (10 PD/10 ED), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2), Invisible Power Effects (Fully Invisible; +1) (50 Active Points); IIF (-1/4)
12 Pearl of Detection: Detect A Class Of Things 14- (Unusual Group), Discriminatory, Analyze (15 Active Points); IIF (-1/4)
15 Pearl of Flight: Flight 10", Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2) (30 Active Points); OAF (-1)
8 Pearl of Power: Power Defense (10 points) (10 Active Points); IIF (-1/4)
8 Pearl of Wisdom: Mental Defense (14 points total) (10 Active Points); IIF (-1/4)
4 Expert Swimmer: Swimming +4" (6" total) 1
Cost Talents
5 Perfect Memory: Eidetic Memory
Cost Skills
3 Acrobatics 13-
3 Analyze: Magic 14-
3 Breakfall 13-
3 Disguise 14-
0 Everyman Skills
AK: Manama, Bahrain 11-
Acting 8-
Climbing 8-
Concealment 8-
Conversation 8-
Deduction 8-
Language: Arabic (Idiomatic, native accent)
[Notes: Native Language]
PS: Pearl Diver 11-
Paramedics 8-
Persuasion 8-
Shadowing 8-
Stealth 8-
TF: Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
[Notes: Custom Mod is Everyman Skill]
3 KS: Arcane and Occult Lore 14-
3 Language: English (fluent conversation)
3 Language: Sanskrit (fluent conversation)
3 Lockpicking 13-
3 Spell Resarch 14-
8 Stage Magician Package
Acting 13-
Artistic Skill: Advanced Coin Tricks 13-
Artistic Skill: Classic Magic Tricks 13-
Artistic Skill: Escapes 13-
Artistic Skill: Juggling 13-
Artistic Skill: Stage Magic 13-
KS: Famous Magicians 14-
PS: Magician 11-
Professional Rivalry: Other Stage Magicians
Psychological Limitation: Magician's Code
Psychological Limitation: Plays To The Crowd
Sleight Of Hand 13-
3 Stealth 13-
3 Ventriloquism 14-
200+ Disadvantages
10 Distinctive Features: Mystical Aura
20 Hunted: Fatwa 8-
20 Normal Characteristic Maxima
10 Physical Limitation: Weirdness Magnet
20 Psychological Limitation: Code Versus Killing
15 Psychological Limitation: Flamboyant
15 Psychological Limitation: Showoff
15 Social Limitation: Disciplines of Faith
15 Social Limitation: Secret Identity
10 Social Limitation: Seen As A Troublemaker
3 Experience Points
Pearl | Points Summary
Characteristics Cost: 120 Base Points: 200
Powers Cost: 187 Disadvantages: 150
Talents Cost: 5 Total Experience: 3
Perks Cost: 0 Spent Experience: 3
Martial Arts Cost: 0 Unspent Experience: 0
Skills Cost: 41 Total Points: 353
Background

Abdullah was twelve when he discovered the pearls. He had been diving in Tubli Bay as his family had been doing for generations, tending to their pearl beds, when the rogue current caught him. Abdullah was swept further and further from his father's dhow. Not only was he swept further out into the gulf he was dragged further underwater. That was when he saw the ship.

At first Abdullah couldnít identify the ship; it didnít look Arabian or even British, but it certainly was ancient. Struggling, Abdullah was able to break free and return to the surface. He was over a kilometre way from the dhow. Later, Abdullah returned to the wreck and discovered an antique chest in the wreckage. Strange writing covered the entire chest and Abdullah couldnít open it either.

It was by the light of the full moon that the chest opened itself. Inside Abdullah found a set of bizarre clothes, a book with strange drawings in it, and a bag of pearls. Abdullah was later to learn that the writing was in Sanskrit. Following the drawings in the book he started to teach himself magic.

At first it was all a game to Abdullah, but later he realized that he could make a living as a magician. Putting on the clothes from the chest, and taking his pearls he went to the king's palace to put on a performance.

However, Abdullah, who went by his stage name Pearl, wasnít the only one who was going to visit the king that night. Fatwa decided to pay the king a visit as well. Saladin broke down a wall, and he along with the rest of Fatwa attacked. At first Abdullah wasnít sure what to do, until Iron Amir who was in the palace in his civilian identity arrived and blasted Saladin back out of the wall. Abdullah used his magic to aid the king and company as well. He caused so much confusion in the ranks of Fatwa that they were forced to flee. Abdullah found that he truly enjoyed fighting Fatwa and decided to start fighting crime as Pearl. When Iron Amir offered him a place in Five Pillars, Abdullah joyfully agreed.

Personality

Pearl is very much the performer. It doesnít matter whether heís winning or losing so long as heís doing it in style. He never does anything easy, itís always about panache. His behaviour at times annoys others who think that heís a troublemaker. For Pearl heís just doing his act in style.

Quote

"Look - nothing up my sleeve.Ē

Powers

Pearl is a mystic whose spells are focused through his pearls. With research Pearl can come up with new spells. Pearl keeps a few pearls on hand at all times. Primarily these are pearls for defence (power, mental, and force field). His pearl of flight is a black pearl that grows to the size of a stool, which Pearl rides upon when he flies.

In addition to his mystic knowledge, Pearl is also an accomplished stage magician. He uses his skills in stage magic to further confuse people into thinking that heís really not a mystic but just a stage magician.

Appearance

Pearl wears a tuxedo for a costume. The jacket of the tuxedo is red instead of the traditional black. On his head he wears a green turban with a large pearl in the centre of the turban. To hide his identity, Pearl wears a small domino mask. Abdullah is a handsome Bahraini who wear traditional dress when heís not doing a performance, or fighting crime.