Vec

Human Tinker

Description:

Name: Vec
XP: 50
Race: Human
Attributes: Agility d10, Smarts d12, Spirit d6, Strength d6, Vigor d6
Skills:

  • Weird Science (Smarts) d12
  • Repair (Smarts) d8+1
  • Healing (Smarts) d8
  • Lockpicking (Agility) d10+1
  • Shooting (Agility) d8
  • Notice (Smarts) d8
  • Fighting (Agility) d6

Derived Traits: Pace 6, Parry 5 (7 when buckler and rapier are equipped), Toughness 5 (7 over torso, arms, legs), Charisma 0

Hindrances: Curious, Loyal, Vow (to not desecrate burial sites)

Edges: Arcane Background (Weird Science)

Arcane Powers: (Weird Science devices/tinkers) (15 power points):

  • Burst (Moradin’s bellows: a bellows-like contraption attached to several flasks, emits flames in cone template)
  • Healing (The Revitalizer: a willow dowsing rod wrapped in copper wire connected to a small ampule, crackles with green sparks)
  • Fly (Clockwork wings: With a clicking, whirring sound, clockwork wings unfurl and the wearer becomes airborne)

Gear:

  • Masterwork Lockpicks (+1 to Lockpicking): $1200, 1lb
  • Masterwork Tool kit (+1 to Repair): $1200, 5lbs
  • Chain Hauberk (+2 Toughness torso, arms, legs): $300, 25lbs
  • Buckler (+1 Parry): $25, 8lbs
  • Bracers of the Mule: (increases load limit to 8x strength from 5x strength, SW:FC p59, p64) $1000
  • Rapier (Fighting, Str+d4 damage, +1 parry when equipped) $150, 3lb
  • Bow (Shooting, range 12/24/48, 2d6 damage) $250, 3lbs
  • Normal Clothing $20, 0lbs

$4145 spent, 45lbs encumbrance
$355 hidden on his person

Advances:

  • 55xp: New Power: Puppet
Bio:

Possible first sighting at the Green Dragon: A wiry man wearing magnifying lenses (and an orange vest?) makes adjustments to a clockwork toy as his food grows cold. Various mechanical toys and tops move on the table in front of him. With recent attacks on local caravans, merchants have been more interested in hiring guards than tinkers or even medics. His contraptions appear impressive but he admits with a sigh that they need constant adjustment, so sales have been slow.

Background: “My family have been tinkers for as long as anyone can reckon. I know I can fix just about anything made of metal or wood. I’ve spent some time with the caravan barber surgeons, too, so I know a thing or two about patching up people and animals. I’m not too bad with a bow either. I figure if I can hit a rabbit at forty paces, I stand a shot at hitting anything bigger or slower.”

Regarding his vow against graverobbing (minor hindrance): “Just don’t ask me to rob no graves with you. I was born Silas Vec. My granpappy shortened his name to Vec on account of all the folks digging up the graves of our relatives. Vecna is a real common family name throughout the Flanaess. You’d think folks would’ve figured that out a long time ago.”

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