Legendary: Heatran Legendary moves: Lava Plume, Earth Power, Flash Cannon, Ancient Power Legendary powers: Samuel can resist any heat and in certain cases even absorb it, and when angry his body radiates heat of its own.
Biography: - Original region: Kalos Region - Camphrier Town
Pokémon species: Honedge Pokémon moves: Tackle, Swords Dance, Pursuit, Shadow Sneak Pokémon ability: No Guard Pokémon held item: None Pokémon other: Samuel's first Pokémon. Gifted to him by his teacher, he takes great care of it.
Pokémon species: Aron Pokémon moves: Harden, Mud-Slap, Headbutt, Metal Claw Pokémon ability: Rock Head Pokémon held item: None Pokémon other: A Pokémon Samuel hatched from an egg as part of one of its lessons. It still acts childish at times.
Pokémon species: Ponyta Pokémon moves: Ember, Quick Attack, Double Kick, Flame Charge. Pokémon ability: Flash Fire Pokémon held item: None Pokémon other: One of the Pokémon Samuel took care of when studying. She is pretty tall for an unevolved Pokémon, which makes it easier for Samuel to occasionally ride around on her.
Samuel arrived in front of the facility. It was a bit out of the way from the usual roads, but still easily accessible. He was in his 'hero' outfit, mask included, not sure if the old hero set him up and being cautious. He touched his earpiece. "Monday, I didn't see any patrols around the building. What about inside?" His always friendly robotic female voice responded. "It looks like the immediate area is clear, Sir. My scans also pick up some automated defences scattered around the building, but my scans are being blocked from seeing what's inside." Great, he thought. He was walking in blind...
He approached the building from the front door. A few steps from the door itself, scanners started scanning his body. Instinctively he reached for his sidearm and waited for what would happen next. A voice suddenly came from a speaker. "RECOGNISED: Skillshot." The doors then opened for him and revealed an empty hallway. Slowly, he got his hand away from his holster and proceeded. It seemed like the old man knew more about him than he initially thought...
The facility seemed pretty large from the outside, but it seemed it also had some underground areas as well, so it was definitely larger than the eye would make you believe.He tapped his earpiece again. "Monday, do you still have access to the hideout?" He said, which meant his own little base where Monday's main AI was located. "Yes Sir. It doesn't seem like the facility blocks most incoming or outgoing signals, just the attempts to scan the building." Well that was interesting. It also made sense if what the old man said was true. "Sir, my close range scanners picked up movement in the room to your right." Monday told him in his earpiece. "Are they armed?" "Doesn't seem so, Sir."
Samuel nodded to himself. He knocked on the door leading to the kitchen, before entering, his full 'hero' attire still on, including the handgun on his hip and the hunting rifle on his back. He noticed two people here who were around his age, if not even younger, along with a giant robot, and they were making... brownies? "Excuse me, I'm looking for Arrowcaster..." He asked through his mask and with a serious voice. Even though it has been a few weeks since he approached him, he was too curious to not see what the old man at least had to offer.
It is about half a week before the day The Great Disaster started exactly 23 years ago. Every year, these 3 days are known worldwide to be ones of remembering the ones affected, both humans and Pokémon. Probably because of this, the one who is known as 'The Creator' has scheduled the opening festivities of the Reincarnation Tournament for the day after these 3 days. And right now? The participants are on their ride towards the Bigang Region.
The big cruise ship was still in open water. Some flying-type Pokémon were following its path from above, and some water-types did the same from below. It left the Kanto Region earlier that day. The ship had been provided by the mysterious promotor of the tournament, meaning only Reincarnations, the crew and other onboard workers were allowed on the ship. There would be access to the island for more people once the tournament itself drew closer, but the first few days it would only be accessible for the Reincarnations to provide them privacy, security and a chance to get familiar with the surroundings.
The cruise ship itself looked like your average cruise ship, although perhaps a bit bigger. Multiple specialised rooms were on this ship. Most of them were passenger cabins, but other rooms included a physical training gym, both an indoor and outdoor pool, a restaurant and of course rooms specialised for Pokémon, like a grooming area, a small Pokémon Center and even small fields for Pokémon fights, although the captain told via the intercom that, on request of 'The Creator', no Pokémon battles would be allowed for the duration of the trip until on the island.
As the island slowly came into view, the captain invited the guests onto the deck to watch it draw closer. If people actually came was up to them, but the view was pretty nice, to say the least.
Powers – - Trajectory Alteration: Skillshot can use his power to slightly change the trajectory of projectiles he throws/shoots. The faster the projectile goes and the smaller it is, the easier he can change it. He only can make slight alterations and as such can not completely stop or reverse a projectile's trajectory, nor can he change its speed or velocity.
-- (Undiscovered) Skillshot can passively sense projectiles nearby. The faster they go, the longer the range. This includes projectiles propelled by himself and anyone else. --- (Undiscovered) Skillshot can use his power on enemy projectiles as well. --- (Undiscovered) Skillshot can project his mind into that of the projectile he senses. This way for the short time the projectile has speed, he can see what the projectile sees and where it goes while being able to change its trajectory.
- Pretty Smart: Skillshot is a pretty smart guy. Although not directly a superpower, this helps him on a general basis in and outside the field.
-- Biology: Skillshot knows the general anatomy of almost all vertebrates, making him able to purposely hit or miss specific organs. -- Physics: Skillshot is an expert at Physics, in particular, but not limited to Geometry. He can easily bounce a bullet off objects to hit an otherwise unreachable target, and you DON'T want to play against him during pool when he is being serious. --- Projectile Interception: Predicting the trajectories of both his own and his target's projectiles, he can use his projectile to intercept the other, forcefully changing both trajectories. -- Programming: Skillshot is an above average programmer. He can hack through most standard firewalls and make his own applications on the go. --- Monday: A basic personal AI he made to guide him during his hours out on the field. Has a female voice and addresses him as 'Sir'.
- Weapon Expertise: Skillshot has experience with most standard weaponry like rifles and pistols.
Weaknesses – - His physiology is completely human. Besides his power to bend trajectories and his above-average intellect and physique, he can die by anything that kills a normal human. - Because of his focus on long-range combat, his melee skills are lacking. When enemies come too close, he will have a hard time dealing with them. - He isn't much of a team player. He prefers to do things his way and also on his own.
Personality – Precise, no-nonsense lone wolf Experience – 34 days Day Job – Software Developer
How did Arrowcaster find you?
Skillshot has been active for a bit over a month now. He predicted his next target, and 'ambushed' him.
BRIEF Bio – Samuel Scott was a smart guy with a bright future. He soon discovered that he could change the trajectory of balls he threw through baseball, and when in his free-time shooting on his uncle's farm, he noticed the bullets went almost exactly where he wanted every time. He didn't know where this power came from, but he didn't look much into it either. However, he couldn't stand what happened in the city around him. Corruption, theft and assault everywhere. Someone had to step up, especially with all those heroes disappearing. When he rescued a person from being robbed by taking the gun from the robber and shooting him in the knee, he knew what he had to do. He would pick up arms against the darkness of this city.
How will your character be different one year later?
His skills would be developed, as he learns about his currently undiscovered parts of his powers as well as growing to fill his weaknesses by for example learning melee combat.
Sample Post –
It was night. Skillshot was looking over the buildings through his scope into the alleyway. A serial rapist was known to come through here on a regular basis. It looked like he was just in time too: The suspect was just assaulting a passerby. Skillshot groaned from behind his dust-yellow mask. Filth like this shouldn't be allowed to be alive. Then again, if he killed him, he would be even worse.
He lined up the crosshair of his hunting rifle. The girl was blocking the suspect's body, but that didn't matter. He aimed for a drain pipe on the alleyway's wall and took the shot. The bullet curved midair to countereffect the wind and hit the metal of the pipe, bouncing off straight through the suspect's right leg, making a clean flesh wound, before exiting the leg, just missing his private parts and repeating the process with his left leg.
The suspect let go of the woman and cried out in pain. Behind Skillshot's mask, Samuel smiled, tapping his earpiece. "Monday, send the call. We are done here." A robotic female voice answered. "Sending the anonymous police call right away, Sir. Also, it seems you have a visitor." With a shock, Skillshot stood up and turned around, letting go of his rifle and taking out his sidearm. In front of him stood green figure, bow aimed straight at him with an arrow drawn.
Once Skillshot aimed the gun, the figure let go of the string, and as if feeling something telling him something was coming, he took the shot straight at the arrow, hitting the tip and bouncing it off straight at the floor. The figure seemed about to draw another arrow, but Skillshot didn't fire. "Interesting... It's just like I expected." The figure said. Skillshot had already recognised the figure as the old hero Arrowcaster. "Not bad for an old man. So why are you coming after me of all people?"
The green former hero lowered his arm. "I'm sorry for that shot. My aim was to disarm you so you wouldn't do anything rash but to shoot an arrow out of the air is no small feed. I am here because I wanted to see you in action, and because I want to ask you to be a part of my team." Skillshot shrugged. "A team? No thanks. I rather work alone." He said before lowering his gun and holstering it, before proceeding to pack his hunting rifle before the cops arrived.
Arrowcaster was a bit taken back by this response, but he expected this. "Well, I can't force you. Just know that if you change your mind, come to this address. Also, a piece of advice: If you go on like this, you will soon be the one lying in the hospital, if not worse. I just want to train you to make sure that doesn't happen..." Skillshot turned around. "What do you mean, train-" He looked around to see the archery hero was already gone. "... Weird guy. I wonder what he meant with address..." His earpiece went off. "Sir, you have a message from an R. Rowcaster. Do you want me to read it for you?" Skillshot sighed. That's one way to do it, he supposes...
Wide Guard is fine, but I have my doubts about the Heavy Slam, as it is the same idea as with the Crush Grip. However, seeing as you have a point and the move is weight based which means that, seeing as you are still human, you aren't as insanely different weight as some Pokémon, I'll accept that. In other words: Your app is good to go! Go and put it in the Character tab!
@vancexentan Earthquake is fine, but remove the other two and add 2 or 3 more that Regigigas learns below level 50. I know that Regigigas have the chance of getting a few good moves including a variety of punches from the start. Use a site like Bulbapedia or Serebii to check what moves they learn.
All right, after a few busy days, I finally got around to check out the characters! I went over all of them again because I knew some of them were updated.
@vancexentan Even though your CS itself looks good, having a level 75, a level 100 and a strong TM move for your Legendary moves I simply cannot accept for obvious reasons. Change that and you should be good to go!
@IgaFlan Looks good so far. Be sure to finish the WIP and you can probably join soon too!
@Argonaut Looks mostly good although I forgot to mention rules considering shinies (Because of your Milotic). After some discussion on the Discord, I came to a random guessing construct to check if the shiny is allowed. If you want a shiny, say in advance and a number between 1 and 100. If you get the number I roll right, it's shiny!
@Hitman Looks good, although I think your 'Sing' needs to have a chance to miss or fail on at least Reincarnations, as it could be pretty OP in battle.
If you have been accepted, go and post your character in the characters tab!