Bludgeon for Champions (275+130)

"To know your own limits, you must first know your foe's limits." - Bludgeon

Real name: Bludgeon
Other known aliases: Teskior (name of release in Italy).
Occupation: Electric Warrior
Current group affiliation: Decepticons/Pretenders
Rank: 6
Past group affiliations: Chaos Trinity, Mayhem Attack Squad.
Major enemies: Shockwave, Autobots, particularly Pretenders.
First appearance: Transformers: Armada #14 (Dreamwave comics), Transformers #60 (Marvel comics).
Description: Bludgeon is a 16 foot tall brown and green robot who turns into a Cybertonian tank.


36	STR	 6
20	DEX	30
24	CON	28
14	BODY	 0
16	INT	 6
18	EGO	16
16	PRE	 6
10	COM	 0
12	PD	 9
14	ED	 9
 4	SPD	10
 9	REC	 2
50	END	 1
36	STUN	 2
Characteristics Cost: 125

Powers and Skills

10	EC (10),"Transformer powers"	
29a)	13/13 Armor	
15b)	8D6 EB (Electricity),"Electric Fireballs",beam attack,	
	 Concentrate(-1/4),x2 Increased End Cost(-1/2)               8
10c)	6" Flight,x8 Non-Combat,Only in robot form.(-1/4)            1
20d)	4 LVLS Growth (stats already included),Always On(-1/2),0 END	
	 Persistent(+1)                                              0
10e)	12" Running,1/2 END(+1/4)                                    1
 7f)	Shape Shift,"Tank",Concentrate(-1/4),Cannot change if he	
	 takes over half Body.(-1/4),0 END Persistent(+1)            0
19	Life Support,doesn't breathe,safe in vacuum/pressure,safe in	
	 heat/cold,immune to aging	
 5	1D6 Luck	
56	MP (112),"Weapons",OAF(-1)	
 5u	5D6 HKA (Electricity),"Energo-Sword",0 END(+1/2)             0
 5u	5 1/2D6 RKA,"Electric Cannon",vs physical defense,17-32	
	 Charges(+1/4)                                               0
 3	Radio XMIT/REC,OIF(-1/2)	
 2	+0" Running,"Treads",x4 Non-Combat,Linked(-1/2),"to Shape	
	 Shift.",OIF(-1/2)                                           0
 9	36 STR,1/2 END(+1/4)                                         0
 3	AK: Ancient Cybertonian Lore 12-,(INT based)	
 3	Combat Driving 13-	
 5	Def Strike	
 4	Fast Strike	
48	6 Levels,all combat	
 4	Martial Dodge	
 3	Stealth 13-	
 3	Tactics 12-	
 4	WF,Common Melee,Small Arms	
 1	Weapon Groups,Swords/Blades	
47	Vehicle: Pretender Shell (235pt)	
Powers Cost: 330


Base Points: 325
15	Accidental Chg,"to robot form if stunned.",common,occur 11-
10	Distinctive,"Giant Robot",easily concealable,major
15	Hunted,"By anti-Decepticon forces.",as powerful,harsh,appear
 5	Physical Lim,"No hands in vehicle mode.",infrequently,
15	Psych Lim,"Superstitious",very common,moderate
15	Psych Lim,"Code of honor.",uncommon,total
15	Psych Lim,"Cold and emotionless.",common,strong
10	Rep,"Evil alien robot.",occur 8-,extreme reputation
10	Rivalry,"with other Decepticon warriors.",professional,PC
10	Susc,"When shell takes Body.",common,effect is instant,1D6
10	Watched,"By Decepticon leaders.",more powerful,non-combat
	 influence,mild,appear 11-

Disadvantages Total: 130
Experience Spent: 0
Total Points: 455

Explanation of the conversion: Bludgeon's Shell is bought as a vehicle with an onboard computer. It responds directly to radio commands from Bludgeon when he isn't wearing it, or can be piloted by him when he is wearing it. To represent Bludgeon before he became a Pretender, merely remove his Vehicle and Susceptability from this write-up. This would lower his cost to 231+120 points.

History (Dreamwave comics): Bludgeon was recruited as a Decepticon under the leadership of Megatron in his war against the Autobots on the planet Cybertron.

Shockwave lead the Decepticon attack on the Autobot capitol of Iacon 8.2 million years ago. Among his troops were Astrotrain, Blitzwing, Bludgeon, Brawl, Chopshop, Dirge, Frenzy, Octane, Onslaught, Ramjet, Tantrum, Venom and Vortex.

Bludgeon When Megatron and Autobot leader Optimus Prime disappeared in an accident with a space bridge, the Autobot and Decepticon forces splintered into smaller factions. Bludgeon became leader with the Chaos Trinity, which was comprised of himself, Bugly and Mindwipe. Rival Decepticon factions were lead by Shockwave and Ratbat.

Bludgeon became a Pretender.

Bludgeon is calm and prepared, always giving the disconcerting impression that he knows something no one else does. He frightens other Decepticons with his emotionless demeanor during combat. One of the few Decepticons who could be described as honorable, the aloof Bludgeon adheres to an arcane code which only he understands. He feels that each worthy opponent he conquers adds to his own abilities, bringing him closer to his ideal of the "ultimate warrior." His superstitious ways and eerie religious practices disturb many Decepticons, but none can deny his effectiveness in combat, nor would they try, lest he turn his seemingly supernatural abilities against them.

Bludgeon Powers: Subject is one the most skilled hand-to-hand combatants currently on Cybertron and is a master of the forgotten art of Metallikato. In robot mode, subject can fly and is armed with a high powered energo-sword and accompanying shield, as well as an electric cannon. He possesses the ability to internally generate electric fireballs that can be directed through his body or shell with a range of over 400 yards. He can turn into a tank which uses the cannon as a main weapon.

Weaknesses: Bludgeon isn't very fast outside his shell. Subject has few known physical weaknesses, but adherence to his superstitious beliefs and code of honor can hamper his battlefield effectiveness. Like all Pretenders, damage to his shell causes him a painful mental backlash.

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  • Character created by Hasbro.
    Champions rules conversion by Mathew R. Ignash -
    Last Updated - August, 2005

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