(Adrian Viedt)

Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
25	STR	15	14-	Lift:  800 kg; 5d6 HTH Damage
30	DEX	60	15-	OCV:  10/DCV:  10
20	CON	20	13-
13	BODY	6	12-
33	INT	23	16-	PER Roll 16-
18	EGO	16	13-	ECV:  6
23	PRE	13	14-	PRE Attack:  4 1/2d6
20	COM	5	13-
12	PD	7		Total:  12 PD
10	ED	6		Total:  10 ED
6	SPD	20		Phases:  2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
9	REC	0
40	END	0
36	STUN	0
Total Characteristics Cost:  191

Movement:	Running:  6"/12"
		Swimming:  2"/4"

Cost	Powers & Skills
	Martial Arts:  Kung Fu
	Maneuver		OCV	DCV	Damage
4	Block			+2	+2	Block, Abort
4	Disarm			-1	+1	35 STR Disarm
4	Dodge			--	+5	Dodge vs All, Abort
4	Escape			+0	+0	40 STR vs Grabs
4	Joint Lock/Grab		-1	-1	35 STR Grab two limbs
5	Kick			-2	+1	9d6 Strike
3	Legsweep		+2	-1	6d6 Strike; Target Falls
4	Punch			+0	+2	7d6 Strike
3	Throw			+0	+1	5d6 +v/5; Target Falls
4	Tien-hsueh Strike	-1	+1	2d6 NND (1)

13	Public Trend Predictions:  Clairsentience (Sight and Hearing Groups), Precognition, 
	Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2); OIF Immobile Fragile (wall of TV screens; -1 3/4), 
	No Range (-1/2), Precognition Only (-1), Precognition Can Only Be Used To Predict 
	General Economic And Social Trends (-1/2)

100	Base:  Karnak
5	Contact:  University 14-
5	Contact:  Wall Street 14-
10	Follower:  Bubastis (50 point base)
15	Money:  Filthy Rich

5	Eidetic Memory
3	Lightning Calculator

10	Combat Skill Levels:  +2 with Hand-To-Hand Combat
3	Acrobatics 15-
0	AK:  New York City 8-
3	Breakfall 15-
3	Bureaucratics 14-
3	Climbing
0	Concealment 8-
3	Contortionist 15-
3	Conversation 14-
3	Deduction 16-
10	Defense Maneuver (Full)
2	Forgery (Documents) 16-
7	Inventor 18-
3	High Society 14-
0	Language:  English (native)
3	Lockpicking 15-
3	Oratory 14-
3	Paramedic 16-
3	Persuasion 14-
3	PS:  Business Management 16-
3	PS:  Doctor 16-
3	Security Systems 16-
3	Sleight of Hand 15-
6	Survival (Deserts, Mountains, Temperate/Subtropical) 16-
4	TF:  Common Motorized Ground Vehicles, Large Planes, Small Planes
3	Scientist
2	SS:  Accounting and Finance 16-
2	SS:  Archaeology 16-
2	SS:  Biochemistry 16-
2	SS:  Chemistry 16-
2	SS:  Genetics 16-
2	SS:  Mathematics 16-
2	SS:  Medicine 16-
2	SS:  Organic Chemistry 16-
2	SS:  Physics 16-
2	SS:  Psychology 16-
3	Scholar
2	KS:  Ancient History 16-
2	KS:  Chinese Healing 16-
2	KS:  Chinese Philosophy 16-
2	KS:  Geopolitical World 16-
2	KS:  Kung Fu 16-
2	KS:  Law 16-
2	KS:  Medicine 16-
2	KS:  Philosophy 16-
2	KS:  Police Procedure 16-
326	Total Powers & Skills Cost
517	Total Character Cost

150+	Disadvantages
10	DNPC:  Bubastis the Lynx (Less Pow) 11-
10	Distinctive Features:  Very Handsome; Perfect Physique (C)
15	Psychological Limitation:  Modest and withdrawn (VC, M)
15	Psychological Limitation:  Scientific Curiosity (C, S)
15	Psychological Limitation:  The End Justifies The Means (Ozymandias kills 3 million 
	people to "save the world") (U, T)
15	Social Limitation:  Public ID (Adrian Viedt) (F, M)
10	Reputation:  Smartest man in the world 11-
277	Experience
517	Total Disadvantage Points

Background/History: Born in 1939 to German parents, Adrian Veidt has always been smart. His early test papers always had perfect scores, until he realized the undue attention that brought and carefully became an average student after that. His parents died in 1956, when he was 17, leaving him him a sizable inheritance. Ozymandias found that wanted to do *something* with his life and decided to recreate the conquest of Alexander the Great. Giving away his fortune, he traveled to Turkey and proceeded to follow in Alexander's footsteps. Continuing onwards, past the point where Alexander turned back, Ozymandias entered India and China, learning various forms of martial arts. Returning to the city of Alexandria he had a vision that transformed him and gave him a sense of purpose. He would go forth and conquer the evils of mankind.

In 1966 at the ill-fated Crimebusters meeting, Ozymandias realized that the world was doomed to destruction. At that point he began his plan on how to save the world. He built a massive economic empire (Veidt Corporation) that produces *everything*. Along the way he patented the 'spark hydrant' and used the profits to fund Dimensional Developments. His plan, which achieves fruition in chapter 11 of Watchmen, is central to the plot of the series and involves the deaths of Comedian, Moloch, and over 3 million citizens of New York.

Personality/Motivation: Mentally, Ozymandias is rather interesting. His intellect puts him far above others, making in difficult for him to relate. This results in Ozymandias being modest and withdrawn in his dealings with others, an attitude that many see as aloofness. Ozymandias is also a very firm believer in the Gordion Knot theory and understands that at times one must make very basic decisions about complex problems. He spends the better part of 20 years formulating a plan to "save the world," he does so, but at the cost of over 3 million people's lives. And although he admits to being responsible for their deaths, he doesn't admit to killing his three house servants (even though he poisoned their wine). On a final note, Ozymandias idolized Alexander the Great and his achievements, but states "He'd not united all the world, nor built a unity that would survive him." Nor, if one thinks about it, has Ozymandias.

Quote: "Do you seriously think I'd explain my master plan if there remained the slightest chance of you affecting it's outcome? I did it thirty-five minutes ago."

Powers/Tactics: Utilizing techniques taught to him by Tibetan monks, Ozymandias utilizes 100% of his brain capacity. This grants him immense information processing skills, such as the ability to watch an entire wall of monitor screens and determine likely social trends based on the imagery depicted. He is also a scientific genius and has developed a number of technological marvels far ahead of his time. Examples include cloning and a teleportation device. He has developed his body to the peak of perfection and his enhanced mental prowess has granted him almost unheard of levels of ability and reaction time. He is a master of several martial arts (I defaulted on "kung fu") and quite skilled in hand to hand combat.

Even as extensive as Ozymandias' skill list is, I realize that there are a few blanks. I would guess that adding a number of Area Knowledges and languages would make sense, although I'm uncertain what languages he actually speaks. His Science and Knowledge Skills could use some additions, as he knows just about everything. Finally, in Chapter 12 of Watchmen Ozymandias catches a bullet fired from a gun. Exactly how or when he perfected that stunt is unknown.

Appearance: Ozymandias is perfect. Perfect physique, prefect hair, perfect looks. He is tall, standing 6' or over, blond, and blue eyed. Ozymandias normally dresses in fine, expensive suits. His 'hero' costume (which he tends to wear at Karnak, his Antarctica retreat) consists of a gold body stocking, gold bracers, a wide golden belt, and a very broad gold collar or mantle. Over the body stocking he wears a purple tunic and a long, flowing purple cape.

(Ozymandias created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)

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