Monday, August 29, 2016

Hail to the king, baby!

A d20 nod to the king. Though I'm not a huge horror fan, I definitely dig the comedic stylings this character has been a part of, including now Ash vs Evil Dead.

ASHLEY “ASH” JAMES WILLIAMS
(circa Army of Darkness
Male Human Strong Hero 2/Fast Hero 2/Charismatic Hero 1/Gunslinger 2/Shadow Slayer 4; CR 11; Medium Humanoid (height 6' 1", weight 176 lb.); Age 29

Init +2; Senses (core) Listen –1, Search +1, Spot +2; Senses (house) Listen/Spot +7, Search +1
Languages English

Defense (core) 20, touch 20, flat-footed 18; Defense (house) 20, touch 14, flat-footed 18; (+2 Dex, +8 class)
hp 75 (11 HD); Mas 14
Fort +7, Ref +9, Will +3
Action Points 8

Speed 30 ft.
Melee unarmed strike +10/+5 (1d6+2 nonlethal, 20) or
Melee chainsaw +9/+4 (3d6+2 slashing, 20) or
Melee by weapon +9/+4
Ranged sawed-off shotgun +11/+6 (2d8 ballistic, 20, 10 ft., S, 2 int.) or
Ranged by weapon +10/+5
Space 5 ft. by 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Base Atk +8; Grp +10
Atk Options Close Combat Shot, Point Blank Shot
Special Qualities none

Abilities Str 13, Dex 15 (14), Con 14 (13), Int 12, Wis 8, Cha 13
'(-)' indicate original ability scores.
Allegiances himself, good; Rep +2; San 35
          Note: Ash frequently exhibits antisocial and narcissistic behavior, and is prone to hallucinations at critical moments when under emotional duress.
Feats Archaic Weapons Proficiency, Brawl, Exotic Melee Weapon Proficiency (chainsaw), Heroic Surge, Personal Firearms Proficiency, Point Blank Shot, Quick Reload, Simple Weapons Proficiency, Two-Weapon Fighting
Skills (core) Bluff +7, Climb +5, Craft (chemical) +2, Craft (mechanical) +7, Drive +4, Gather Information +2, Intimidate +8, Jump +5, Knowledge (arcane lore) +2, Knowledge (streetwise) +5, Move Silently +5, Read/Write English, Repair +5, Ride +4, Sense Motive +5, Sleight of Hand +9, Speak English, Spot +2, Swim +4, Tumble +7
Skills (house) Athletics +12, Craft (chemical) +2, Craft (mechanical) +7, Drive +4, Gather Information +2, Knowledge (arcane lore) +2, Knowledge (streetwise) +5, Perceive +7, Persuade +14, Read/Write English, Repair +5, Ride +4, Sneak +12, Speak English, Tumble +7
Talents (Strong Hero) Melee Smash
Talents (Fast Hero) Evasion
Talents (Charismatic Hero) Charm (females)
Talents (Gunslinger) Close Combat Shot, Weapon Focus (sawed-off shotgun)
Talents (Shadow Slayer) Detect Shadow, Shadow Immunity, Slayer Weapon
Starting Occupation Blue Collar (Craft [mechanical], Drive as permanent class skills, +1 on Repair)
Possessions (total weight 17 lb.) Remington Arms 12-gauge sawed-off shotgun “Boomstick” (4 lb.), chainsaw (modified also to attach to wrist mount; 10 lb.), casual outfit (collared shirt & slacks; 2 lb.), holster (shoulder; 1 lb.), wrist mount (can attach equipment modified to mount on it; mounted equipment cannot be fumbled or dropped, and receives +5 against disarm attempts), mechanical right hand (scratch-built [malfunctions, becoming unusable until repaired, on attacks/checks that result in a natural 1 with that hand]; provides a +2 enhancement bonus on Str with that hand), foam green Oldsmobile Delta 88 (see below; w/following in trunk: 150-ft rope, gasoline tank, 2-liter plastic soda bottle, red basic mechanical tool kit, Chemistry 101 textbook, hand saw, Steam Power book, Fangoria magazine, shotgun shells [10], Dark Horse Presents Fifth Anniversary Special comic book), various personal items
Wealth Bonus +5

NEW Vehicle Oldsmobile Delta 88 (full-size sedan)

Crew: 1; Pass: 4; Cargo: 450 lb.; Init: –2; Man: –2; Speed: 245 (24); Def: 8; Hard: 5; hp: 36; Size: H; Purchase DC: 27; Res: Lic (+1)

The Delta 88 is a four-door with a Rocket V8 that, despite its size and weight, can achieve impressive speeds for a car of its time (debuted 1973). This Oldsmobile model comes in both 2- and 4-door designs and as a convertible. The Delta is 2 squares wide and 4 squares long.

“Groovy.” —Ash