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The Crow for Devil's Night

Every year on October 30, Devil's Night, I watch the 1994 Brandon Lee film The Crow. Since today is also GURPS Thursday, I thought I would stat the character, Eric Draven, in GURPS. This is Eric as he appears in the film.

Eric Draven

423 points
ST 17 [10]; DX 16 [0]; IQ 11 [20]; HT 11 [10].
Damage 1d+2/3d-1; HP 17 [0]; Will 13 [10]; Per 11 [0]; FP 11 [0].
Basic Speed 7.00 [5]; Basic Move 8 [5]; Dodge 10; Parry 13.

Social Background

TL: 8 [0].
CF: Western [0].
Languages: English (Native) [0].

Advantages

Appearance (Attractive) [4]; Musical Ability 1 [5]; The Crow [333].
Perks: Special Training (Parry Missile Weapons unarmed without DR 2+ on hands) [1].

Disadvantages

Obsession (Vengeance; 6 or less) [-10]; Social Stigma (Dead) [-5]; Wealth (Dead Broke) [-25].

Skills

Acrobatics (H) DX-2 [1]-14; Interrogation (A) IQ+1 [4]-12; Intimidation (A) Will+1 [4]-14; Karate (H) DX+4 [20]-20; Musical Composition (H) IQ+1 [4]-12*†; Musical Instrument (Guitar) (H) IQ+2 [8]-13†; Musical Instrument (Drums) (H) IQ-1 [1]-10†; Observation (A) Per+1 [4]-12; Parry Missile Weapons (H) DX+2 [12]-18; Singing (E) HT+1 [1]-12†; Stealth (A) DX-1 [1]-15.

* Purchased from Musical Instrument default.
† Includes +1 from Musical Ability.

The Crow: Affliction 5 (Will-4; Based on Will, +20%; Granted by Familiar, -40%; Incapacitation, Agony, +100%; Melee, C, -30%) [75]; DX +6 (Granted by Familiar, -40%) [72]; High Pain Threshold (Granted by Familiar, -40%) [6]; Mind Probe (Granted by Familiar, -40%; Sensory Only, -20%; Uncontrollable, -10%) [6]; ST +6 (Granted by Familiar, -40%) [36]; Regeneration (Extreme; Granted by Familiar, -40%) [90]; Trained By a Master (Granted by Familiar, -40%) [18]; Unkillable 1 (Granted by Familiar, -40%) [30]. 333 points.

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