EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS CHARACTERS

TARZAN - BOOK BY BOOK

Tarzan, Age 20 (at the end of Tarzan of the Apes)
Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
23	STR	13	14-	8600kg; 4 1/2d6
23	DEX	39	14-	OCV:  8/DCV:  8
20	CON	20	13-
20	BODY	20	13-
20	INT	10	13-	PER Roll 16-
20	EGO	20	13-	ECV:  7
20	PRE	10	13-	PRE Attack:  4d6
20	COM	5	13-
8	PD	3		Total:  8 PD
4	ED	0		Total:  4 ED
5	SPD	17		Phases:  3, 5, 8, 10, 12
15	REC	12
40	END	0
42	STUN	0
Total Characteristics Cost:  169

Movement:	Flight:  7"/14"
		Running:  7"/14"
		Swimming:  4"/8"

Cost	Powers & Skills
Combat Training:
	Martial Arts:  Grappling
	Maneuver	OCV	DCV	Damage
4	Bite		-2	+0	1d6 HKA (2d6 w/STR)
4	Choke		-2	+0	Grab One Limb:  3d6 NND (2)
4	Dodge		+0	+5	Dodge vs All; Abort
4	Full Nelson	+0	+0	10 1/2d6 Crush; Must Follow Grab
3	Half Nelson	-1	-1	Grab Two Limbs; 43 STR to hold
3	Spring		+2	+1	6 1/26 Strike; You/Target Fall
8	+2 Damage Classes with Martial Arts

	Skills
7	Flight:  7", Only moving through trees (-1)
2	Running:  +1"
2	Swimming:  +2"
5	Discriminatory Scent
15	Enhanced Perception:  +5 to PER rolls
10	Tracking Scent

2	Contact:  Mangani tribe 11-
2	Contact:  Tantor 11-
5	Follower:  Lt. Paul díArnot
5	Talent:  Combat Sense 14-
21	Talent:  Danger Sense:  Normal, Out of Combat, 14-
3	Talent:  Lightsleep
5	Luck:  1d6
3	Acrobatics 14-
3	AK:  African West Coast 13-
3	Animal Handler 11-
3	Breakfall 14-
3	Climbing 14-
3	Concealment 13-
3	Deduction 13-
3	KS:  Jungle Life 13-
2	PS:  Ropemaking 11-
9	Skill Levels:  +3 w/ Animal Handler, Survival, & Tracking
40	Skill Levels:  +4 Overall
3	Stealth 14-
3	Survival 11-
2	TF:  Automobiles, Elephants
3	Tracking 13-
4	WF:  Bow, Knife, Rope, Spear
3	Linguist
0	Language:  Mangani (native)
3	French (native accent)
2	English (fluent and Literate)
212	Total Powers & Skills Cost
381	Total Character Cost

100+	Disadvantages
10	DNPC:  Jane Porter 8-
10	Distinctive Features:  "Forest God"(Major reaction, easily conc.)
15	Enraged:  When attacked by surprise 8-
10	Physical Limitation:  Unfamiliar w/ Civilization (Freq., Slight)
	Psychological Limitation:  
15	Loves Jane Porter (Common, Strong)
15	Noble (Common, Strong)
20	Primeval Man (VC, Strong)
15	Reputation:  Forest Demon14- (ext, local)
10	Rivalry:  William Cecil Clayton (prof & romantic)
161	Experience
381	Total Disadvantage Points

Note that Tarzan, age 20 includes skills demonstrated in both Tarzan of the Apes and Jungle Tales of Tarzan

Tarzan, Age 22 (The Return of Tarzan)
10	Money:  Wealthy
5	Perk:  Chief of the Waziri
5	Perk:  English Lord
1	Arabic, basic conversation
1	Pidgin African, basic conversation
3	Riding (Horses & Elephants) 14-
3	Tactics 13-
2	Waziri, completely fluent
2	WF:  Small Arms
3	Scholar
1	KS:  Literature & History 11-

Disadvantages
10	DNPC:  Countess Olga de Coude (Normal, 8-)
20	Hunted:  by Rokoff & Paulvitch (Less Pow., NCI, 14-)
5	Psych Lim:  Smokes & drinks to excess
Buy off Rivalry w/ Clayton, buy down Unfamiliarity w/ Civilization
Tarzan, age 23 (Beasts of Tarzan)
17	Follower:  Akut (Great Ape)
15	Follower:  Mugambi (African tribesman)
32	Follower:  Sheeta (Panther)
	Martial Arts:
5	Defensive Strike +1 OCV, +3 DCV, STR Strike
10	+5 to Animal Handler (Now 23- with levels!)
2	English:  completely fluent, native accent
3	Weaponsmith (muscle-powered)

Disadvantages:
15	DNPC:  Jack Clayton, son (Incomp., 8-)
	no longer Hunted by Rokoff
	Buy off DNPC:  Countess Olga de Coude
	Buy off Psych Lim:  Smokes & drinks to excess
Tarzan, age 33 (beginning, Son of Tarzan)
5	High Society 13-

Disadvantages:
Buy off Unfamiliarity w/ Civilization
Tarzan, age 43? (end Son of Tarzan)
2	Contact:  Korak the Killer, 11-
	Martial Arts:
3 	Shake -1 OCV, +2 DCV, Grab, 2d6 NND (3d6 w/ DCís)

Disadvantages:
	Buy off DNPC:  Jack Clayton;
	no longer Hunted by Paulvitch
Tarzan, age ? (Tarzan & the Jewels of Opar)
1	AK:  Opar 8-
2	Greek/Oparan

Disadvantages:
	Hunted by La & priests of Opar 8-

That's the end of my book-by-book write-up of Tarzan. Everything I've mentioned so far was suggested by specific scenes in the stories. There are still a number of significant skills Tarzan acquires in later books, though. The ones that come to mind are:

3	Live Support:  Immune to Aging (actually, it's revealed he's had this 
	since early on in his career)
	Follower:  Jadbalja the Golden Lion
	Follower:  Nkima (Monkey)
3	Perk:  RAF Colonel
	Combat Piloting
	Many Languages

(Tarzan created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, character sheet created by Bill Svitavsky [wsvitavsky@Rollins.Edu])


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