Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
20	STR	10	13-	Lift 800 kg; 4d6 HTH Damage
21	DEX	33	13-	 OCV 7/DCV 7
15	CON	10	12-
15	BODY	10	12-
14	INT	4	12-	Perception Roll:  12-
15	EGO	10	12-	ECV:  5
20	PRE	10	13-	PRE Attack:  4d6
14	COM	2	12-
8	PD	4		Total:  11 PD (3 rPD)
8	ED	5		Total:  11 ED (3 rED)
5	SPD	19		Phases:  3, 5, 8, 10, 12
7	REC	0
50	END	10
42	STUN	9		Total Characteristics Cost:  136

Movement:	Running:	6"/12"
		Swimming:	0"/0"

Cost	Powers & Skills
	Martial Arts:  Three-Sword Style
	Maneuver		OCV	DCV	Damage
4	Block			+2	+2	Block, Abort
5	Defensive Strike	+1	+3	Weapon Strike
4	Disarm			-1	+1	30 STR Disarm;
4	Dodge			+0	+5	Dodge, Affects All Attacks, Abort
4	Fast Strike		+2	+0	Weapon +2 DC Strike
5	Passing Strike		+1	+0	Weapon +v/5; FMove
5	Sacrifice Strike	+1	-2	Weapon +4 DC Strike
5	Offensive Strike	-2	+1	Weapon +4 DC Strike
5	Takeaway		+0	+0	Grab Weapon, 30 STR to take weapon away
4	Weapon Bind		+1	+0	30 STR Bind
	Use Art With Swords

20	Three-Sword Style Technique:  Multipower, 45-point reserve; All OAF (Swords, -1), 
	Extra Time (Delayed Phase; -1/4)
2u	1) Tiger Hunt:  HKA 2d6 (2 1/2d6 with STR), Area Of Effect (One Hex; +1/2), END:  4
2u	2) Third Millennium World:  HKA 3d6 (4d6+1 with STR), END:  4
2u	3) Demon Slash:  HKA 2d6 (3d6 with STR), Autofire (3 shots; +1/4), END:  4

12	Kuina's Katana:  HKA 1 1/2d6 (plus STR); OAF (-1)
11	Katana:  HKA 1 1/2d6 (plus STR); Real Weapon (-1/4), OAF (-1)
5	A Second Katana
7	Missile Deflection (bullets and shrapnel); OAF (Swords, -1)
-1	Can't Swim:  Swimming -2"
4	Mouth:  Extra Limb (1); Limited Manipulation (-1/4)

9	Ambidexterity (Eliminate Off Hand Penalty entirely)
6	Combat Luck (3 PD/3 ED)

12	Combat Skill Levels:  +4 with Three Swords
9	Combat Skill Levels:  +3 with Two Swords
3	Combat Skill Levels:  +1 with One Sword

3	Breakfall 13-
3	Climbing 13-
3	Deduction 12-
3	Fast Draw 13-
2	KS:  Kenjutsu 11- 
2	PS:  Pirate Hunter 11-
3	Tracking 12-
10	Two-Weapon Fighting (HTH)
5	WF:  Common Melee Weapons, Blades, Off Hand, Staffs, Two-Handed Weapons
181	Total Powers & Skills Cost
317	Total Character Cost

150+	Disadvantages
10	Distinctive Features:  Three Sword Style
20	Hunted:  Marines (As Pow, NCI) 11-
15 	Psychological Limitation:  Honorable (C, S)
20 	Psychological Limitation:  Short Tempered (VC, S)
20 	Psychological Limitation:  Wants To Become The Strongest Swordsman Of All Time (C, T)
15	Reputation:  Ruthless Pirate Hunter Zoro, Almost Always (14-)
82	Great Pirate Hunter Bonus
317	Total Disadvantage Points

Background/History: Zoro's past reaches back to when he simply into the a small backwater school of kenjutsu. His challenge: if he would win he could take the school's sign, if he loses he would join the school to learn under the master. The challenger? The daughter of the master, Kuina. When Zoro picked up two swords, the other schools attendants were amazed. This awe was soon lost, when he was defeated by Kuina with a single parry and swing. Zoro showed an amazing amount of skill, yet this was the first time he had every picked up a sword. The master was quite pleased and began to teach him the studies of kenjutsu. During this time, Zoro trained not only from the school's own training but his own personal training of Two Sword Style. He trained twice as hard as any of the other students, yet every day he challenged Kuina and lost. Years later, when Zoro lost his 2000th match, he challenged Kuina to a different form of fighting. This time with real swords. Kuina defeated Zoro with almost no problem, disarming both of his swords. Zoro started to cry and scream about how he will one day be able to beat her. Kuina than commented subject on how she will never have the chance to become a great Swordsmen. She told him that women could not become great swordsmen. He retorted, screaming and covered in tears that they will both will train and become the greatest swordsmen of all time. She agreed.

Of course, not all stories have a happy ending. Kuina was killed by a falling accident off the rooftop of the warehouse. Zoro was angry and remorseful at the lose. Determined to become the best swordsmen for the both of them, he taught himself a strange form of three sword style of Kenjutsu. One that requires the use of his mouth to hold a sword. After years of training he left his masters side with two things to remember them by, the promise made to Kuina and her sword.

After this time, Zoro builds up a reputation to being a ruthless pirate hunter. He went a series of bounty hunts but eventually was split up from his two partners. Some time later he meet Luffy and was tricked into becoming a pirate.

Personality/Motivation: Zoro uses a style of combat that is unique to the world of One Piece (if not fiction itself); no one can deny that a man is using three swords and simply ignore the fact. This sword style has given him an advantage in combat but has caused fear and prejudice on the streets from the vicious and murderous Zoro the Pirate Hunter. This reputation comes from his quest to become the greatest of all swordsmen to live. This is not to say that Zoro is a cruel and callous person, it is quite the opposite. He places himself in the line of fire before he would allow anyone else. At the same time he is honorable in a sword match, not using dirty tricks even if the enemy is resolving to use these less than honorable methods of combat.

Powers/Tactics: Zoro is a master of his Three Sword style. I took the basic package of Kenjutsu and added a few defensive maneuvers to match his incredibly defensive style of combat. He is very proficient in the use of three blades, but isn't nearly as a superior swordsman with one or two swords. Not only has he mastered the arts of Kenjutsu but has learned a few secret techniques on his own. These techniques are performed with katas but requires much more concentration to perform. Zoro can also carries, three katana's and uses them all at once! One in each hand and one in his mouth. While this might seem unwieldy, but he uses it with undeniable effectiveness. He can parry and strike with his sword with a simple twist of his neck. Zoro also is very tough in a fight. He was able to withstand multiple blows when Kabaji when he targeted an open wound.

Later Zoro obtains two sword to replace his other swords, Kitetsu the Third and Yubashiri. Kitetsu is rumored to be cursed. Both swords are excellent quality from a one of kind set called "crafted".

Appearance: Zoro is above human average height with a muscular build. His hair is a very short with greenish tint. He wears three golden earrings in his left ear. Of course, on average you wouldn't know because he is wearing a black bandana covering his down top of his eyes. On average, he wears a short sleeved white thin shirt, a pair of black pants and a huge green waistband. He also carries all threes katana's at his side daisho style. His two hand katana have black hilts and his white mouth katana have a white leather look. Also to note, the white sword is the sword that Kuina used to own.

(Ronona Zoro created by Eiichiro Oda, character sheet by Matthew McCloud)

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