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Karuna Vasanthan
Cost Characteristic Value Roll Notes
15 STR 25 14- Lift: 800.0kg; HTH: 5d6; END: [2]
42 DEX 24 14- OCV: 8  DCV: 8
28 CON 24 14-
2 BODY 11 11-
5 INT 15 12- PER Roll: 14-
20 EGO 20 13- ECV: 7; Mental Defense: 0
10 PRE 20 13- PRE Attack: 4d6
0 COM 10 11-
5 PD 10   Total: 20 PD (10 rPD)
5 ED 10   Total: 20 ED (10 rED)
16 SPD 5   Phases: 3, 5, 8, 10, 12
0 REC 10   Running: 10" / 20"
1 END 50   Swimming: 5" / 10"
6 STUN 42  
Real Name: Karuna Vasanthan Hair Color: Brown
Concept: Martial Artist Eye Color: Brown
Affiliation: Tamil Tigers Height & Weight: 5' 11" (1.81 m) / 187 lbs (85.00 kg)
Played By: NPC Date of Birth: November 26, 1976
Created By: Ben Langdon Place of Birth: Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Cost Powers END
10 White Tiger Armour: Elemental Control, 30-point powers, (15 Active Points); all slots OIF (-1/2)
12 1) Ghost Walk: Desolidification (affected by Electricity-Based Attacks) (40 Active Points); 4 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Turn each (-1/2) 0
10 2) Kevlar Lining: Armor (10 PD/10 ED) (30 Active Points) 0
10 3) Shimmering: Invisibility to Sight Group , Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2) (30 Active Points) 0
6 Killer's Instincts: +2 PER with all Sense Groups 0
8 Peak Performance I: Running +4" (10" total) 1
3 Peak Performance II: Swimming +3" (5" total) 1
6 Peak Performance III: Leaping +6" (11" forward, 5 1/2" upward) 1
2 Shades: Sight Group Flash Defense (5 points) (5 Active Points); OAF (-1) 0
Cost Talents
15 Fight While Blinded: Combat Sense 12-
3 Good Senses: Bump Of Direction
Cost Perquisites
3 Tamil Tigers Special Operative: Fringe Benefit: Membership: Tamil Tigers
Cost Martial Arts
Maneuver Phase OCV DCV Notes
80 Commando Training (Tamil Tigers)
Block 1/2 +2 +2 Block, Abort
Choke Hold 1/2 -2 +0 Grab One Limb; 4d6 NND
Disarm 1/2 -1 +1 Disarm; 55 STR to Disarm
Dodge 1/2 -- +5 Dodge, Affects All Attacks, Abort
Escape 1/2 +0 +0 60 STR vs. Grabs
Fast Strike 1/2 +2 +0 11d6 Strike
Grab 1/2 -1 -1 Grab Two Limbs, 55 STR for holding on
Grappling Throw 1/2 +0 +2 11d6 Strike; Target Falls; Must Follow Grab
Joint Break 1/2 -1 -2 Grab One Limb; HKA 2d6 +1 , Disable
Kick 1/2 -2 +1 13d6 Strike
Killing Strike 1/2 -2 +0 HKA 2d6 +1
Killing Throw 1/2 -2 +0 HKA 2d6 +1 , Target Falls
Legsweep 1/2 +2 -1 10d6 Strike, Target Falls
Nerve Strike 1/2 -1 +1 4d6 NND
Strike 1/2 +0 +2 11d6 Strike
Takedown 1/2 +1 +1 9d6 Strike; Target Falls
Weapon Element: Blades
+4 HTH Damage Classes (already added in)
Cost Skills
6 +2 with Demolitions, KS: Tamil Tigers and Stealth
12 +4 with Commando Training (Tamil Tiger)
0 Everyman Skills
AK: Jaffna, Sri Lanka 11-
Acting 8-
Climbing 8-
Concealment 8-
Conversation 8-
Deduction 8-
PS: Black Tiger (Suicide Bomber) 11-
Paramedics 8-
Persuasion 8-
Shadowing 8-
Stealth 8-
TF: Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
10 Linguist
Language: Arabic (fluent conversation) (2 Active Points)
Language: English (completely fluent) (3 Active Points)
Language: Maldivian Dhivehi (fluent conversation) (2 Active Points)
Language: Sinhalese (idiomatic)
Language: Tamil (idiomatic) (4 Active Points)
3 Security Systems 12-
1 TF: Small Motorized Boats
8 Tamil Tigers Operative
Breakfall 14-
Climbing 14-
Demolitions 12-
KS: The Military World 11-
KS: The Tamil Tigers (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) 12-
Monitored: Tamil Tigers 11-
Navigation (Land) 12-
PS: Soldier 11-
Paramedics 12-
Psychological Limitation: Obey The Chain Of Command
Social Limitation: Soldier
Stealth 14-
Survival (Temperate/Subtropical, Mountain, Urban) 12-
Systems Operation 12-
Tactics 12-
Teamwork 14-
WF: Common Melee Weapons, Small Arms
200+ Disadvantages
5 Distinctive Features: Dead Eyes ("The Haunted Look Of Death In His Eyes")
20 Hunted: Assembly 8-
20 Hunted: International Law Enforcement Agencies 8-
10 Hunted: The Director 8-
15 Psychological Limitation: Casual Killer
15 Psychological Limitation: Obsessed With The Destruction Of India
20 Psychological Limitation: Shows No Mercy
1 Quirk: Believes He Cheated Death (And Can Do It Again)
1 Quirk: Desperate To Kill A Member Of The Assembly
1 Quirk: Never Stays In One Place For More Than A Week
1 Quirk: Vegetarian
1 Quirk: Works As A Mercenary To Make Money To Continue The Tamil Tiger's Fight For Freedom
15 Reputation: Ruthless, Sadistic Terrorist, 11- (Extreme)
10 Rivalry: Professional (The Director; Rival is As Powerful; Seek to Harm or Kill Rival; Rival Aware of Rivalry)
15 Social Limitation: Secret Identity
13 Experience Points
WHITE TIGER | Points Summary
Characteristics Cost: 155 Base Points: 200
Powers Cost: 67 Disadvantages: 150
Talents Cost: 18 Total Experience: 13
Perks Cost: 3 Spent Experience: 13
Martial Arts Cost: 80 Unspent Experience: 0
Skills Cost: 40 Total Points: 363

The Black Tigers were secretly trained members of the Tamil Tigers whose mission was to carry out suicide bombings. It is thought that Karuna Vasanthan was once trained as a Black Tiger and that his suicide mission ended with a successful detonation but not his death. He managed to evade capture and returned to his cadre just prior to an aggressive move by India. Everyone knew that India would move against Sri Lanka, but when it happened, the death toll still took the world by surprise.

When the Assembly invaded Sri Lanka many, many people were killed. It suddenly didn't make much difference whether a person was a Sri Lankan or a Tamil. The Tamil Tigers (officially known as Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam were almost completely wiped out. The remaining members either went underground or fled the country. For several years the Tamil Tigers were thought to be extinct, but in 2006 the White Tiger appeared in the Maldives and killed a small Indian delegation. He declared that the Tamil Tigers were still active and that they were now hunting The Assembly and the Indian oppressors.

He has since been seen in India, Sri Lanka and Europe while the Tamil Tigers have once again become active in Sri Lanka (although with a much less public profile).



The White Tiger exists to destroy India. Whereas he was primarily concerned with liberating Sri Lanka for the Tamil people, he has now realised that such an outcome cannot be achieved while Sri Lanka is considered a protectorate of India. He works with ruthless precision and knows his capabilities. He will not enter into combat with unbeatable odds. He plays safe and deadly. He is determined to wreak havoc on the Assembly and constantly plans to find ways to kill one of their members. He has come close on one occasion when he detonated a large bomb in Pondicherry during a visit from Charm and Zone. Charm was hospitalised by unharmed thanks to her husband's quick thinking (and temporal powers).

Recently he has taken a personal rivalry, bordering on obsession, with the Director.  The two martial artists have clashed many times and the White Tiger has extensive plans to kill the Director in a very public place.  For his part, the Director is not concerned and believes the White Tiger will make a mistake and allow himself to be captured.

The White Tiger has appeared in Europe where he undertakes mercenary work or assassinations in order to raise money for his campaign against India. He has shown a chilling willingness to do other people's dirty work for the right sum of money. He has worked for Dirty Deeds once and has shown some interest in continuing the relationship.



"Tiger, tiger, burning bright..."



An accomplished and deadly hand to hand combatant, the White Tiger is a dangerous opponent. His martial arts skills are supported by a high-tech bodysuit and armour which enables him to 'phase' through walls and disappear from sight. The White Tiger Armour was originally developed by Unger Munitions but has had modifications made by Mastermind and Arctic Fox. Both sets of modifications were paid for by White Tiger and there is no lasting friendship or affiliation between him and Mastermind or Arctic Fox.

While he is capable of using many weapons, White Tiger maintains that his martial prowess is enough to slay his enemies. He makes it a point of honour to kill without the need for explosives and weaponry - unless his assignment or plan involves large scale destruction.



Karuna Vasanthan is an unassuming man in his thirties who appears to be like many other subjugated citizens of Sri Lanka. He is not overly optimistic or excited about anything, but neither does he appear to be completely downtrodden. His eyes betray the death that he has dealt, and people have said that since his first assignment as a Black Tiger he has changed, hardened. He has a trimmed beard and his brown hair is greying slightly.

As the White Tiger he appears sleek and deadly. The armour is thick but malleable. It is white and covers his entire body with a roaring tiger symbol on his shoulders. He wears a bandana which covers his head and shades protect his eyes and his identity.