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Singapore Shield
Singapore Shield
Mah Boon Kiang
Cost Characteristic Value Roll Notes
5 STR 15 12- Lift: 200.0kg; HTH: 3d6; END: [1]
30 DEX 20 13- OCV: 7  DCV: 7
10 CON 15 12-
0 BODY 10 11-
3 INT 13 12- PER Roll: 14-
8 EGO 14 12- ECV: 5; Mental Defense: 8
5 PRE 15 12- PRE Attack: 3d6
2 COM 14 12-
4 PD 7   Total: 27 PD (20 rPD)
4 ED 7   Total: 27 ED (20 rED)
10 SPD 4   Phases: 3, 6, 9, 12
2 REC 7   Running: 12" / 24"
0 END 30   Swimming: 2" / 4"
4 STUN 30  
Singapore Shield | Summary
Real Name: Mah Boon Kiang Hair Color: Black
Concept: Martial Artist Eye Color: Brown
Affiliation: Singapore Samurai Height & Weight: 5' 9" (1.75 m) / 125 lbs (56 kg)
Played By: NPC Date of Birth: May 9, 1990
Created By: Ben Langdon Place of Birth: Singapore
Cost Powers END
12 Singapore Shield: Elemental Control, 60-point powers, (30 Active Points); all slots OAF (-1), Powers Cannot Be Used If Recoverable Charge Is Not Recovered (-1/2)
10 1) +12 with DCV (60 Active Points); OAF (-1), Requires A Shield Tricks Skill Roll (-1/2), Powers Cannot Be Used If Recoverable Charge Is Not Recovered (-1/2)
10 2) Indestructible Shield: Armor (20 PD/20 ED) (60 Active Points); OAF (-1), Limited Coverage [61-180] Degrees (-1/2), Powers Cannot Be Used If Recoverable Charge Is Not Recovered (-1/2)
12 3) Shield Slam: Hand-To-Hand Attack +6d6, Autofire (3 shots; +1/4), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1) (67 Active Points); OAF (-1), Hand-To-Hand Attack (-1/2), Powers Cannot Be Used If Recoverable Charge Is Not Recovered (-1/2)
7 4) Thrown Shield: Energy Blast 12d6 (60 Active Points); 1 Recoverable Charge (-1 1/4), OAF (-1), Powers Cannot Be Used If Recoverable Charge Is Not Recovered (-1/2), Requires A Shield Tricks Skill Roll To Bounce Shield Back (-1/4)
6 Enhanced Awareness: +2 PER with all Sense Groups
5 Stubborn: Mental Defense (8 points total)
12 Swift Runner: Running +6" (12" total) 1
Cost Talents
12 Never Stops Moving: Combat Luck (6 PD/6 ED)
6 Speed Of Thought: Lightning Reflexes: +4 DEX to act first with All Actions
Cost Perquisites
6 Descendant Of The Original Singapore Shield: Reputation: Famous WWII Hero (A medium-sized group) 14-, +3/+3d6
Cost Martial Arts
Maneuver Phase OCV DCV Notes
55 Kung Fu
Block 1/2 +2 +2 Block, Abort
Disarm 1/2 -1 +1 Disarm; 45 STR to Disarm
Dodge 1/2 -- +5 Dodge, Affects All Attacks, Abort
Escape 1/2 +0 +0 50 STR vs. Grabs
Flying Kick 1/2 -2 +1 11d6 Strike
Legsweep 1/2 +2 -1 8d6 Strike, Target Falls
Punch 1/2 +0 +2 9d6 Strike
Throw 1/2 +0 +1 7d6 +v/5, Target Falls
Tien-hsueh Strike 1/2 -1 +1 4d6 NND
+4 HTH Damage Class(es)
Weapon Element: Blades, Clubs, Shields, Staffs
Cost Skills
5 +1 with DEX-Based Skills
15 +5 with Kung Fu
15 +5 with Shield Attacks
3 AK: South East Asia 12-
3 Acrobatics 13-
3 Breakfall 13-
3 Climbing 13-
3 Contortionist 13-
10 Defense Maneuver I-IV
0 Everyman Skills
AK: Singapore 11-
Acting 8-
Climbing 8-
Concealment 8-
Conversation 8-
Deduction 8-
PS: Student 11-
Paramedics 8-
Persuasion 8-
Shadowing 8-
Stealth 8-
TF: Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
[Notes: Custom Mod is Everyman Skill]
1 High Society 8-
2 KS: South East Asian Politics 11-
2 KS: World War Two History 11-
9 Linguist
Language: Bahasa Indonesian (completely fluent)
Language: English (Idiomatic, native accent)
[Notes: Native Language]
Language: Japanese (fluent conversation)
Language: Malay (idiomatic)
3 Lockpicking 13-
5 Power: Shield Tricks 14-
3 Security Systems 12-
3 Shadowing 12-
5 Singapore Samurai Package
AK: Singapore 16-
Bureaucratics 12-
Communicator: High Range Radio Perception (Radio Group); IIF (-1/4) plus Scrambled Transmission Function: VPP (Scrambler Pool), 4 base +2 control cost; IIF (-1/4), Only For One Language At A Time (-1)
Federal Police Powers
Monitored: Evol Khan 14-
Paramedics 12-
Social Limitation: Celebrity
Teamwork 13-
3 Stealth 13-
3 Streetwise 12-
2 Survival (Urban) 12-
3 Tactics 12-
6 WF: Common Martial Arts Melee Weapons, Common Melee Weapons, Common Missile Weapons
200+ Disadvantages
20 Dependent NPC: Grandfather Kiang 11-
15 Hunted: Marauding Tide 8-
15 Hunted: Mystery 8-
20 Normal Characteristic Maxima
15 Psychological Limitation: Driven By Family History To Become A Superhero
15 Psychological Limitation: Patriotic
20 Psychological Limitation: Will Not Kill
15 Social Limitation: Constantly Scrutinised By Media, Government and Public
15 Social Limitation: Public Identity
0 Experience Points
Singapore Shield | Points Summary
Characteristics Cost: 87 Base Points: 200
Powers Cost: 74 Disadvantages: 150
Talents Cost: 18 Total Experience: 0
Perks Cost: 6 Spent Experience: 0
Martial Arts Cost: 55 Unspent Experience: 0
Skills Cost: 110 Total Points: 350

The first Singapore Shield defied the marauding bands of Japanese soldiers during World War II. He wasn't able to defend Singapore, but managed to hold the ground while many people, especially foreigners, evacuated in planes. He was captured by the Japanese, but managed to escape within a month and led a band of locals in a guerrilla war against the occupied city. The second Singapore Shield was active in the 1970s and briefly joined a United Nations sponsored team, Pacifica, but after it folded due to internal differences, Singapore Shield returned to his city and became its champion.

When Evol Khan took the presidency in 1986, Mah Boon Kiang's grandfather was the third Shield. Khan met with Kiang and threatened him, suggesting that if he continued to act as the city's champion he would find his family would begin to disappear. Kiang reluctantly retreated from public life. When Mah Boon was born, the Kiang family saw in him the opportunity for the tradition to be carried on. He grew up under the watchful eyes of his grandfather and learned Kung Fu firstly with his grandfather, and later with a Master in Vietnam.

Atomic Girl had become the living legend of Singapore, and had established a group of heroes to help her keep order in the city. When Mah Boon returned to Singapore in 2004 he attended a team try-out and was able to defeat all the contestants and gain a place with the Singapore Samurai.

He believes in the traditions of Singapore and considers Evol Khan as a travesty against this history. His grandfather has counselled him to be patient, but Mah Boon feels that he is capable of facing off against Khan and is just waiting for the right time.


Mah Boon is idealistic and infused with the pride of his family tradition. He is only a teenager, and although he has captured the adoration of Singaporeans, he is also seen as young and inexperienced. This is not entirely true, as he has developed quite a maturity through his martial arts training and is capable of facing off against even the most hardened of criminals, including the terrorist group Marauding Tide.


I'd be happy to put you on the ground, old man.


Singapore Shield has historically relied on a combination of martial arts training and the use of an almost indestructible shield. The original shield was lost in World War II, but a replacement was forged in the 1950s and has been handed down to each new generation. Mah Boon has proven adept at using the shield in a variety of ways including as a deflector against almost all attacks, and an extra weight in clobbering opponents.


Mah Boon is a young and highly trained martial artist, having been trained since the day he could first walk. He is lithe but powerful, and wears loose-fitting black pants and tight gloves, preferring to appear bare-chested as the previous Shields had done. The Shield is red and white in the colours of Singapore, and is composed of an unusual blend of tough metals, although the exact makeup is unknown.