Marcel d'Tarascon

Paris Zombie Lord

Description:

Wild Card

Agility: d6, Smarts: d8, Strength: d8, Spirit: d8, Vigor: d8
Pace: 4; Parry: 6; Toughness: 8; Fear: +2

Skills: Boating d4, Fighting d6, Guts d10, Intimidation d8, Knowledge: Battle d6, Notice d6, Shooting d6, Spellcasting d12+2, Stealth d6
Hindrances: Bloodthirsty (Major), Curious (Major), Ugly (Minor)
Edges: Arcane Background: Necromancer, Berserk, Iron Will, Harder to Kill, Noble
Powers: Animate Hand, Boost/Lower Trait (jet of Miasma), Burst (Jet of Miasma), Fear, Zombie

Special Abilities:
Bodyguard: Any adjacent minion can be sacrificed to soak all damage from one attack. This slays the minion.
Claws: STR+d6
Fear: So horrible of a visage and supernaturally powerful is the Zombie Lord that all Guts are made with a -2 penalty.
Fearless: Immune to Fear and Intimidation rolls.
Heavy Armor: Marcel flesh is supernaturally tough and normal weapons are unable to harm him. Cannons and other heavy weapons can destroy him, but until the Scroll of Hyskosa is read he like his zombies will rise again.
Miasma: All of the old cemetery is has a dense spectral ground fog of this poisonous gas that billows out from Marcel. This cloud of death is more potent that the ground of the old cemetery. Any living creature within a Large Burst Template centered on Marcel must succeed at a Vigor roll each round or suffer one of the following:

1d6 Result
1 Death, becoming a zombie next round
2 Lower Trait: Vigor 2 steps
3 Lower Trait: Spirit 2 steps
4 Exhausted (2 levels)
5 Lower Trait: Vigor 1 step
6 Lower Trait: Spirit 1 step
7 Fatigued (1 level)
8 Shaken from vomiting

Obscuring Cloud: Marcel is covered by a thick cloud of Miasma making ranged attack difficult due to concealment. All ranged attacks suffer a -2 to hit.
Undead: +2 Toughness; +2 to recover from shaken; called shots do not extra damage (except to the head. Poison and environment have no effect.
Weakness (Scroll of Hyskosa): Once the the complete recitation of this scroll is read in his presence without mistake, Marcel is vulnerable to weapons like any other creature. Reading the scroll requires a Spellcasting dramatic task of 3 successes; failure results in starting completely over.

Bio:

Marcel d'Tarascon

Weird War II, Project: Monster Mash Doc_Acid