John Sunlight (Marvel Heroic RPG Stats)

John Sunlight
First Appearance: “The Fortress of Solitude” (Doc Savage novel # 23, October 1938)

Affiliations: Solo D10 Buddy D8 Team D6

Distinctions: D4 (+1PP) or D8
The Devil Genghis
Monochromatic Appearance
Must Rule the World to Save It

Power Sets:
A King Among Men
Hypnotism D8
Enhanced Reflexes D8
Enhanced Senses D8
Enhanced Stamina D8
Enhanced Strength D8
SFX: Multipower – Use two or more POWER SET powers in a single dice pool at -1 step for each additional power.
SFX: Second Wind – Before you make an action including a POWER SET power, you may move your STRESS TYPE die to the doom pool and step up the POWER SET power by +1 for this action.
Limit: Respect for Doc. When facing Doc Savage in battle, earn 1 PP and step up emotional stress caused by guilt or unhappiness over having to try to destroy Savage.

Specialties:
Business Master D10 or 2D8 or 3D6
Combat Expert D8 or 2D6
Covert Expert D8 or 2D6
Crime Master D10 or 2D8 or 3D6
Medical Expert D8 or 2D6
Menace Master D10 or 2D8 or 3D6
Science Expert D8 or 2D6
Tech Master D10 or 2D8 or 3D6

The only villain to face Doc Savage twice, John Sunlight is one of the greatest pulp villains of all time. Having escaped from the Russian authorities and their Arctic prison, Sunlight stumbled upon Doc’s Fortress of Solitude. Breaking inside, Sunlight found some of the dangerous weapons ever invented – after stealing them and hiding them in bases around the globe, Sunlight began selling the weapons to various warlords, amassing enough wealth to build upon his true scheme: to rule the world. Sunlight wanted to end world hunger, stamp out intolerance and bring about a new golden age for humanity. Of course, all of these things could only be accomplished if the world’s leaders bowed down to Sunlight. After his initial scheme was foiled, Sunlight was believed dead for a time — but in truth, he had escaped and was hiding away in a castle. Though he eventually met what appeared to be a true death, it’s possible that Sunlight could have survived to face either Doc Savage again or any hero in your own campaign. It should be noted that Sunlight had tremendous respect for Doc, offering to spare his life if he would only join him. He saw Doc as his only equal in the world and this caused him to want to sway him to his side. He also had a preference for dressing all in the same color, though it varied from day to day.

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