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Namor for Champions

''You young fool! Do not feel proud of what you have done! For, by returning my memory, you have signed the death warrant of the human race!'' - Namor in Fantastic Four #4

Real name: Namor McKenzie
Other known aliases: Avenging Son, Sub-Mariner, Sealord.
Occupation: Hero and adventurer, occasinal king of Atlantis and CEO of Orcale Inc.
Current group affiliation: Avengers reserve member.
Past group affiliations: Invaders, All Winners Squad, Avengers, Defenders, Queen's Vengeance. Ally of Alpha Flight and the Fantastic Four.
First appearance: Fantastic Four #4 (first modern appearance)
Description: Namor is a muscular man standing 6'2'' weighing 320 lbs. He has dark hair and blue-gray eyes. He has unusually pointed ears and a pair of small functional wings on each ankle.


55/60     STR     45
   20     DEX     30
20/23     CON     20
   14     BODY     8
   10     INT      0 
   10     EGO      0
   18     PRE      8
   16     COM      3
12/13     PD       1
 5/ 6     ED       1
    4     SPD     10
15/17     REC      0
40/46     END      0
52/56     STUN     0
Characteristics Cost: 126

Powers and Skills

 6     0/8 Armor,Only vs. electricity.(-1)     
 4     +3 CON,Only if watered in the last five minutes.(-1/2)     
 5     EC (5),"Whale powers."     
11a)   7/4 Armor     
 7b)   Radar Sense,Concentrate(-1/2),constant concentration     
 2     Life Support,immune to aging,Ages slowly.(-1/2)     
 8     Life Support,safe in vacuum/pressure,breathe env: Water     
48     MP (48)     
 3u    24" Flight,Restrainable(-1/2)                           5
 2u    14" Running                                             3
 1u    20" Swimming,Restrainable(-1/2),1/2 END(+1/4)           2
 3     +5 STR,Only if watered in the last five minutes.(-1/2)  0
 3     Flying Tackle     
 2     KS: Atlantean lore. 11-     
 0     Lang: Atlantean,native     
 4     Lang: English,fluent w/accent,literacy     
 4     Martial Disarm     
 3     Martial Throw     
 2     SC: Marine Biology 11-     
 2     SC: Oceanography 11-     
 4     TF,Air Vehicles,Water Vehicles     
Powers Cost: 124


Base Points: 100
10     Distinctive,"Mutant",easily concealable,major
10     Distinctive,"Striking man with pointed ears and ankle
20     Hunted,"Various enemies.",as powerful,non-combat influence,
        harsh,appear 11-
 5     Physical Lim,"Sterile",infrequently,slightly
15     Psych Lim,"Loves Dorma, Marrina, Invisible Woman.",common,
15     Psych Lim,"Overly dire and serious.",very common,moderate
20     Psych Lim,"Responsability to his people.",common,total
10     Public ID,"Namor McKenzie"
 5     Rep,"Avenging son.",occur 8-
20     Vuln,"Heat and fire.",common,x2 body
20     Vuln,"Heat and fire.",common,x2 stun
Disadvantages Total: 150

Experience Spent: 0
Total Points: 250

Explanation of the conversion: Having Enhanced Senses in a Power Framework requires special permission from the Game Master.

History: Namor was born the hybrid offspring of Princess Fen of Atlantis and an American seaman, Captain Leonard McKenzie. McKenzie's ship was searching for the Lemurian city rumored to house the mythical Helmet of Power at the behest of one of his passengers, Paul Destiny. However, McKenzie distrusted the uses to which Destiny would put the Crown and caused an avalanche to bury the city. Making his way to safety, McKenzie planted explosives to break up the ice flows, unaware Atlantis lay beneath. The damage the city sustained prompted King Thakorr to send his daughter, Fen, to investigate. In a strange twist of fate, the captured princess married McKenzie. When Fen failed to return after several weeks, Thakorr dispatched a rescue party. The ensuing scuffle apparently killed McKenzie, and Fen returned to Atlantis. Nine months later, Namor was born.

Invaders Giant Size #1 Namor grew up with a hostile attitude toward surface-dwellers. When Thakorr discovered men in diving suits near Atlantis, he assumed they were advance scouts for an invasion force and ordered Namor to attack New York, where he fought the original Human Torch. Shortly thereafter, Nazis attacked Atlantis. Namor joined the Invaders, and later, the All-Winners Squad, fighting the Nazi scourge alongside Captain America, the Human Torch, Spitfire, Miss America and myriad other heroes of the day.

Atlantis escaped much of the fighting during World War II, but severe earthquakes damaged the city. Namor again was dispatched to New York, where he fell afoul of Paul Destiny, who finally had obtained the Helmet of Power and was causing the quakes. His power destroyed much of Atlantis, killing Thakorr and Fen. Under compulsion of the Helmet, Namor returned to New York with amnesia and became a wandering derelict.

Johnny Storm, the Human Torch II, eventually discovered Namor in the Bowery. Burning away the extra hair and substantial beard Namor had grown, Storm dropped the Atlantean in the harbor. The immersion restored most of Namor's memory, and he spent the next 10 years warring with the surface world. Eventually, he realized he must put aside his hatred of surface-dwellers on behalf of his undersea nation.

The Sub-Mariner was a founding member of the loosely knit group of heroes known as the Defenders, brought together with Dr. Strange and the Hulk when an ultimate computer called the Omegatron threatened Earth. However, a curse forced the original three Defenders and the Silver Surfer to part ways. The condemnation was lifted, but Namor did not return to the Defenders at that time. The team eventually disbanded, due to circumstances beyond their control.

Incredible Hulk #279 Once it was established that Bruce Banner's mind was in control of the Hulk's body, the Hulk was treated to a celebration in New York City where he received a presidential pardon from Ronald Reagan, the key to the city, and praise from a number of superheroes, including Namor (Incredible Hulk #279).

Namor was among the superhumans who were invited to take on the Champion of the Universe in a fighting contest at Madison Square Garden. Sadly Namor was disqualified during training for refuse to follow his trainer's orders (Marvel Two-In-One Annual #7).

Namor #17 The Super-Skrull was freed from the Van Allen belt and battled Namor (Namor The Sub-Mariner #17).

Namor was among the people invited to the wedding of Rick Jones and Marlo Chandler (Incredible Hulk #418).

Namor was among the members of the Avengers who were captured by Morgan Le Fay and mind controlled into becoming her personal guard, the Queen's Vengeance. When under her control he went by the name Sealord (Avengers III #2-3).

He was among the heroes incapacitated by Graviton when he attempted to take over the Earth once again (Thunderbolts #57).

Powers: Namor can lift about 100 tons at peak capacity, although his strength degrades the longer he is out of water, to a minimum of 50 tons. He is an amphibian, and breathes water and air with equal facility. Namor also can fly for several hours at peak speeds of 60 mph before tiring. In addition, he possesses limited invulnerability. He is very resistant to electricity but vulnerable to heat and flame. By concentrating he can sense the world around him through a form of radar.

Links to other Namor pages:
  • Namor as a 674 point GUPRS character -

  • Character created by Marvel Comics.
    Champions rules conversion by Mathew R. Ignash -
    Last Updated - January, 2004

    - Back to Matt's Champions Page.-

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