Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 1 STR -9 9- Lift 8 kg; 0d6 HTH Damage  18 DEX 16 13- 15 CON 5 12- 10 INT 0 11- PER Roll 14- 10 EGO 0 11- 15 PRE 5 12- PRE Attack: 3d6 6 OCV 15 9 DCV 30 3 OMCV 0 3 DMCV 0 3 SPD 10 Phases: 4, 8, 12 4 PD 2 Total: 4 PD (0 rPD) 15 ED 13 Total: 15 ED (15 rED) 5 REC 1 30 END 2 5 BODY -5 15 STUN -2 Total Characteristics Cost: 80 Movement: Running: 12m/24m Leaping: 2m/4m Swimming: 0m Cost Powers & Skills 7 Immune To Fire: Resistant (+½) applied to ED 64 Magic Augmentation: Aid Magic 4d6, Variable Effect (any one Magic spell or power at a time; +½), Delayed Return Rate (points fade at the rate of 5 per Hour; +1 ¾), Limited Range (10m) (+¼), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +½); Only to Aid Others (-½) 46 Body Of Fire: HKA 1 ½d6, Area Of Effect (personal Surface; Damage Shield; +¼), Penetrating (+½), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +½), Constant (+½); No STR Bonus (-½) 11 Ignite: RKA 1 point, Sticky (only affects flammables; +¼), Penetrating (+½), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +½), Constant (+½), Uncontrolled (lasts until extinguished or flammables burn themselves out; +½); Only Works On Flammable Objects (-½) 5 Bite: HKA 1 point, END 1 5 Claws: HKA 1 point, END 1 90 Body Mostly Made Of Fire: Energy Damage Reduction, Resistant, 75% plus Physical Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50% 17 Immune To Fire: Resistant Protection (20 ED); Only Works Against Fire (-½), Perceivable (body made from flame; -¼) 0 Short Legs: Leaping -2m (total 2m) 0 Doesn't Swim: Swimming -4m (total 0m) 5 Heat Of Flame: Change Environment (+1 Temperature Level Adjustment), Area Of Effect (4m Radius; +¼), Persistent (+¼), Inherent (+¼), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +½); No Range (-½) 9 Cat's Senses: +3 PER with All Sense Groups 5 Heat Vision: IR Perception (Sight Group) 5 Cat's Nose: Tracking with Normal Smell 13 Brightness Of Flame: Sight Group Images, +2 to PER Rolls, Inherent (+¼), Area Of Effect (4m Radius; +¼), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +½), Persistent (+½); Only To Create Light (-1), Always On (-½), No Range (-½) 16 Body Mostly Made Of Fire: LS (Immunity All terrestrial poisons and chemical warfare agents; Immunity All terrestrial diseases and biowarfare agents; Safe in High Radiation; Safe in Intense Cold; Safe in Intense Heat) 10 Magical Communication: Mind Link , One Specific Mind (the wizard), Psychic Bond Talents 3 Pretty Kitty: +1/+1d6 Striking Appearance (vs. all characters) Skills 8 +1 with HTH Combat 3 Breakfall 13- 3 Climbing 13- 15 Stealth 19- Total Powers & Skill Cost: 341 Total Cost: 420 175+ Matching Complications (50) 15 Physical Complication: Limited Manipulation (Frequently, Slightly Impairing) 15 Physical Complication: Tiny (.25m long; +18 KB) (Frequently, Slightly Impairing) 30 Susceptibility: if immersed in water or doused with large amounts of water, 2d6 damage per Segment (Common) 20 Vulnerability: 2 x STUN Water Attacks (Common) 20 Vulnerability: 2 x BODY Water Attacks (Common) Total Complications Points: 50 Experience Points: 229
Ecology: An Aidan-Cath (“little fire cat”) is a creature of the Elemental Plane of Fire. They aren’t normally found on Earth, unless they have been summoned by a sorcerer to serve as his familiar. Despite being made from “living fire,” they behave much like domestic cats, although they prefer sleeping in the fireplace as opposed to sunlit windowsills.
Personality/Motivation: Normal animal motivations. Aidan-Caths are highly intelligent and tend to be very affectionate to their master. However, care must be taken to treat them well, as they have been known to become destructive if offended or otherwise annoyed.
Powers/Tactics: Although formed from masses of fire, an Aidan-Cath is normally cool enough to be handled safely. However, if it so desires, the Aidan-Cath can become hot enough to incinerate a man in mere seconds. On the other hand, a content Aidan-Carth normally acts as a living candle, providing light (and a small amount of heat) to the local area. Due to their origins on the Elemental Plane of Fire, Aidan-Cath fear water and will quickly flee from rain, spraying fountains, and the like.
Appearance: The typical Aidan-Cath resembles a Persian cat in shape and size, however instead of soft fur, its covered in brilliant yellow-orange flames.
Designer's Notes: I’m not sure where I found the image I used to create the Aidan-Cath, but the default answer is “4chan.” Building the fire-cat was fairly simple, starting with the Hero Designer file for a Domestic Cat from the HERO System Bestiary, adding in the Familiar template, adding some Immunity to Fire powers from... hmm... either the HERO System Bestiary or the UNTIL Super Powers Database, and I was all set.
(Character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)
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