John McClane (Icons Writeup)

John McClane

Prowess 4
Coordination 5
Strength 4
Intellect 4
Awareness 5
Willpower 6

Stamina 10

Powers
*Danger Sense 2
*Regeneration 3
*Police-Issue Handgun 4

Specialties
Athletics (Expert +2 bonus), Drive (Master +3 bonus), Investigation (Expert +2 bonus), Law (+1 bonus), Leadership (+1 bonus), Martial Arts (+1 bonus), Medicine – First Aid (Expert +2 bonus), Sleight of Hand (+1 bonus), Stealth (+1 bonus), Weapons – Guns (Master +3 bonus), Weapons – Explosives (Expert +2 bonus), Wrestling (Expert +2 bonus)

Qualities
*“Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker!”
*“ Just once, I’d like a regular, normal Christmas. A little eggnog…a fuckin’ Christmas tree…a little turkey. But, no! I gotta crawl around in this motherfuckin’ tin can !”
*Never gives up. Ever.

Background

John McClane is an extremely courageous and skilled police officer – and the main character in the Die Hard series of films. He has 15 years of experience with law enforcement in New York City. Given his array of skills — including the handling of explosives — one would suspect that he may have been part of the special crisis team of the NYPD, the Emergency Service Unit .

McClane’s ability to survive explosions, firefights, crashes and other hazards resides past the borders of the improbable. Though he is not truly a superhuman, his strength of will is so great that it allows him to function as if he has Regeneration. He is also quite attuned to danger, allowing him to use a natural form of Danger Sense.

We know that he’s still close to his ex-wife, but that’s about it. He does have two children – a daughter, Lucy, and a son, John “Jack” Jr. He tends to find himself in impossibly dangerous situations, especially around Christmastime.

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