Hellcat (Misfits)

Submitted by darkstar_2814

A tattooed, hard-drinking, gunslinging, “take no crap from anybody” badass, Hellcat’s a bit too “kewl” for some tastes, but an intriguing character nonetheless. Anne’s not exactly Batman-level, but she’s still capable of trashing a dozen thugs without breaking a sweat.

Real Name: Anne Leahey
Occupation: Rogue, freelance thief
Base of Operations: Liberty City, mobile
Marital Status: Unknown
Height: 5’5″ Weight: 115 lbs.
Eyes: Green Hair: Red-brown
Race: Human
Advantages: Acute Balance, Acute Sense of Direction, Allies (Misfits in Action), Contacts (numerous due to her past), Courage, Fast Reactions, Hardiness, Intimidating Grin, Obscure Knowledge, Patron (Feedback), Sixth Sense, Speed Draw (handguns)
Disadvantages: Argumentative, Dark Secret (abandoned as a baby), Dark Secret (past), Extremely Competitive, Fanatic, Fugitive, Hides Emotions, Kleptomaniacal Tendencies, Moral Code (only kills if necessary), Poor, Psychological Disorder (violent urges), Shady Background
Reflexes: 4D
Acrobatics 8D, athletics 8D, boating 6D, brawling 9D, climbing 7D, dodge 8D, driving 5D, escape artist 5D, martial arts 9D, melee weapons 6D, piloting 7D, sneak 7D
Coordination: 5D
Catch 7D, marksmanship 12D (handguns +1D), missile weapons 6D (crossbow +1D), thievery 10D, thrown weapons 8D
Physique: 3D
Leap 5D, lifting 6D, resistance 6D, running 5D, swimming 4D
Knowledge: 2D
Arcane lore 5D (thieves’ guilds +4D), criminology 3D, demolitions 4D, navigation 3D, scholar 3D, security 5D
Perception: 3D
Hide 7D, search 6D, shadowing 6D, streetwise 7D, surveillance 7D, survival 8D (urban +4D), tracking 7D
Presence: 3D
Bluff 5D, charm 5D, command 5D, disguise 6D, interrogation 4D, intimidation 6D, persuasion 6D, willpower 7D
PDV: 4
Unarmed BDV: 5D/1D
P/l Bonus: +3
Hero Points: 15 Villain Points: 2 Body Points: 28
Character Points: 92 SPECIAL NOTE: Hellcat has the potential for various psionic abilities. She is a metagenic character whose powers have not yet fully surfaced. If caught in a no-win situation from which escape is impossible, the powers may manifest themselves; otherwise, they operate on an unconscious level. The following are powers that may become available to her. Powers: ESP 5D, Mind Control 4D, Precognition 4D, Psychic Blast 3D, Telepathy 4D, Telekinesis 3D

Equipment: Desert Eagle .50 pistol (BDV 6Dx3), flak jacket (Armor Value 18 against projectiles), hand-held crossbow and bolts (BDV 3D; maximum range: 120 feet), jumplines and grapnels (maximum range: 150 feet; adds +1D to all climbing rolls), Louisville Slugger (BDV 3D), multi-function binoculars (adds +5D to all sight-based Perception rolls; darkness penalties are at -2 [infrared mode] or negated [nightvision mode]), rebreather (provides two-hour supply of oxygen), thieves’ tools (adds +2D to all lockpicking and thievery rolls), VAD PP30 energy pistol (BDV 5Dx4)


Hellcat’s real age is unknown. Abandoned as a baby in a restaurant in the “Shanty Town” section of Jacksonville, Anne was raised by the owners. When she was thirteen, she ran away from home. Not because things were rough; she was just restless and wanted to see the world.

In her early teens, Anne worked as a driver for the mob in the Cleveland. By making various connections (as well as her expertise with handguns), she gained a bit of a reputation as an ally with the various families.

Eventually, she began working with a low-level thieves’ guild down in St. Roch known as “Emerald Twilight”. The members were identified by a green tribal-style tattoo somewhere on their body. The leader, known only as “Vinton”, took Anne in and trained her in their methods. She became a natural at fighting and breaking and entering.

During one break-in, Anne and several other members were unintentionally exposed to a gene-altering substance. Although it appeared that there were no visible side-effects, three of the thieves began developing superhuman abilities.

After a while, Anne (who now went by the nickname her stepfather had given her: Hellcat) began to become a bit uneasy with the guild’s methods. So, she faked her death and went on the run. She worked with other guilds throughout the nation, eventually going out on her own as a “freelancer.”

During one failed break-in up in Liberty City, she was at first attacked, then later saved, by the hero Feedback. They began a bit of a team-up/relationship, and eventually helped found the freelance law-enforcement group known as the Misfits in Action. Despite being a thief, Hellcat’s become more of a hero (though she still occasionally is involved with some low-level scams).

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