Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
30	STR	20	15-	Lift 1600 kg; 6d6 HTH Damage [3]
23	DEX	39	14-	OCV:  8/DCV:  8
25	CON	30	14-
25	BODY	30	14-
8	INT	-2	11-	PER Roll 11-/13-
20	EGO	20	13-	ECV:  7
20	PRE	10	13-	PRE Attack:  4d6
16	COM	3	12-

6	PD	0		Total:  14 PD (8 rPD)
5	ED	0		Total:  13 ED (8 rED)
5	SPD	17		Phases:  3, 5, 8, 10, 12
15	REC	8
50	END	0
53	STUN	0		Total Characteristic Cost:  175

Movement:	Running:	15"/30"
		Leaping:	15"/30"
		Swimming:	4"/8"

Cost	Powers
	Half Demon Body
30	1)  Blades of Blood:  RKA 2d6; Only When Claws Are Bloody (+0), END 3
20	2)  Demon Blood:  Aid 3d6, Str, Dex, Con, End Simultaneously (+1); Only When Berserk (-2)
4	3)  Demon Senses:  +2 PER with Smell/Taste Group
6	4)  Demon Dog Nose:  +4 versus Range Modifier for Smell/Taste Group
10	5)  Demon Dog Nose:  Discriminatory with Smell/Taste Group
20	6)  Demon Toughness:  Physical Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50%; STUN Only (-1/2)
20	7)  Demon Toughness:  Energy Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50%; STUN Only (-1/2)
25	8)  Iron Reaver Soul Stealer:  HKA 1 1/2d6 (3d6+1 w/STR), END 2
9	9)  Demon Swiftness:  Leaping +9" (15" forward, 8" upward), END 1
18	10)  Demon Swiftness:  Running +9" (15" total), END 3
2	11)  Demon Swiftness:  Swimming +2" (4" total), END 1

31	Tetsusaiga:  Multipower, 62-point reserve; all slots OAF (Katana; -1)
2u	1)  Invincible Block:  Force Wall (10 PD/10 ED), Reduced Endurance (1/2 END; +1/4); 
	OAF (Katana; -1), Must Make A Block Roll (-1/2), END 2
1u	2)  Sword Blade:  HKA 2d6 (4d6 w/STR); OAF (Katana; -1), END 3

50	Cutting the Wind Scar:  RKA 5d6, Area Of Effect (16" Cone; +1); OAF (Katana; -1), 
	Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Only In Areas Of Natural Wind (-1/4), Only In The 
	Presence Of Demons/Spirits (-1/4), END 15
10	Flame Rat Fur Kimono:  Armor (5 PD/5 ED); OIF (Kimono; -1/2)

15	Superior Hearing:  Danger Sense (self only, in combat) 11-
6	Combat Luck (3 PD/3 ED)

16	+2 with All Combat
4	+2 with Tetsusaiga

3	Acrobatics 14-
3	Climbing 14-
10	Defense Maneuver IV 
0	Language:  Japanese (native)
3	Navigation 11-
5	Rapid Attack (HTH) 
2	Survival (Temperate/Subtropical) 11-
3	Tracking 11-
2	WF:  Common Melee Weapons

Total Powers & Skill Cost:  330
Total Cost:  505

200+	Disadvantages
10	Distinctive Features:  Half-Demon (Concealable; Noticed And Recognizable; Detectable 
	By Commonly-Used Senses)
25	Enraged:  Berserk When In Mortal Danger Without The Tetsusaiga (Uncommon), Go 8-, Recover 8-
25	Hunted:  Naraku 11- (Mo Pow, NCI, Harshly Punish)
10	Hunted:  Kikyou 8- (As Pow, Harshly Punish)
15	Physical Limitation:  Powerless On The First Night Of The New Moon (Infrequently, Fully Impairing)
15	Physical Limitation:  Sit Boy!:  Can Be Incapacitated With A Command From Kagome (Infrequently, Fully Impairing)
20	Psychological Limitation:  Overconfident (Very Common, Strong)
10	Psychological Limitation:  Loves Both Kagome And Kikyou (Uncommon, Strong)
15	Psychological Limitation:  Stubbornly Clings To A Hardened, Ruthless Persona (Common, Strong)
5	Rivalry:  Professional And Romantic (Koga; Rival Is Less Powerful; Seek To Outdo, 
	Embarrass, Or Humiliate Rival; Rival Aware Of Rivalry)
10	Rivalry:  Professional (Sesshomaru; Rival Is More Powerful; Seek To Outdo, Embarrass, 
	Or Humiliate Rival; Rival Aware Of Rivalry)
145	Experience Points

Total Disadvantage Points:  505

Background/History: The son of a human woman and a powerful Dog demon, Inuyasha was not accepted by either demon or mortal society. After the death of his mother he spent many years wandering feudal Japan aimlessly. He reveled in his demonic heritage, always seeking to hide his human heart behind fearsome fangs and claws. Hearing of the magical Shikon Jewel which could transform him into a full demon, Inuyasha haunted the periphery of the temple where it was guarded waiting for the moment he could strike.

In the months that followed Inuyasha grew more and more enchanted by the beautiful temple maiden Kikyo, the high priestess of the temple and the only mortal with a soul pure enough to guard the jewel that grants any desire. Far from repulsed by his demonic nature, Kikyo sensed his troubled human spirit and grew to love Inuyasha in return.

But another saw opportunity in their feelings for each other. As the young couple contemplated a future together, the scheming demon Naraku manipulated them into believing each had betrayed the other. Naraku first inflicted a moral wound on Kikyo while making her think Inuyasha had attacked her, then maneuvered Inuyasha into position to be bound to a tree by one last spell from Kikyo. Kikyo died with her heart full of hate and Inuyasha was helplessly pinned by a magic arrow. But Naraku had not succeeded completely, Kikyo had the Shikon Jewel destroyed on her funeral pyre, literally taking the mighty artifact with her into the afterlife.

Now 50 years have passed and the binding has been broken by the a girl from the future (who happens to be the reincarnation of Kikyo), His full blooded brother Sesshomoru watches him with a mixture of hatred and envy, Neraku has returned from hiding, Kikyo has been raised from the dead as a soulless revenant, demons search the world for broken shards of the Shikon Jewel which litter the countryside, and Inuyasha has learned the truth about what happened all those decades ago.

Inuyasha roams the world again, but now he finds himself saddled with a bunch of humans as he gathers shards of the Jewel and seeks out his revenge on Naraku. His goal has come much closer to fruition now that he has claimed the Tetsusaiga, a magical sword forged from his own father's fang. With its added power he is the equal of many of the strongest pure-blooded demons he encounters. As he gradually learns to unlock the additional powers stored within Tetsusaiga there will be few that can compete with him.

Personality/Motivation: Inuyasha is torn by many conflicting desires:

Far from feeling accepted, he tries to pretend none of this has affected him.

Inuyasha copes by hiding behind a well practiced veneer of hostility and ruthlessness. When called on this (decreasingly convincing) act Inuyasha responds by being pigheaded and stubborn, refusing to admit that he cares about anything. The fact that this causes Kagome to respond in a similar way invites arguments of epic proportions.

Quote: "You don't know who you're messin'with!"

Powers/Tactics: Inuyasha spent many years relying on his speed, strength, and rudimentary demonic powers. He has the strength to uproot a tree, the speed to evade arrows in flight and, and can fling drops of his own blood at enemies as deadly weapons (his Blades of Blood). He can run fast enough to outdistance a modern bicycle and can leap over a hundred feet with a running jump. His strength allows him to carry two people on his back without slowing himself down. His canine sense of smell and hearing allow Inuyasha to smell blood from miles away with enough accuracy to recognize the injured person if he has met them before.

When facing normal humans in combat he often charges through crowds making sweep attacks to disable many at once. When facing a demon, especially one empowered by the Shikon Jewel he stays mobile, leaping all around his enemy while attacking with Tetsusaiga. He frequently spends actions to deflect impressive attacks, but relies on his demonic toughness to deal with "lesser" threats.

If faced with an overwhelming number of opponents, or if his enemy is too tough for regular sword strikes he falls back on Tetsusaiga's special power, "Cutting The Windscar". By standing in place and concentrating he can visualize a nexus where the mystic energy swirling around him and his opponent meet. With a single slice of the sword through that point Tetsusaiga unleashes a devastating cone of destruction. This "swirl" manifests as a powerful wind and can be disrupted by wind based magics.

As strong as Inuyasha is his mixed heritage has a few disadvantages:

First; In order to keep him from abandoning or attacking Kagome, Kikyo's younger sister Kaede placed him under a binding spell. When Kagome yells "Sit Boy!" a powerful magical force jerks him painfully into the ground. At first this forced him to take Kagome seriously, now that the two have grown close he sometimes finds himself ends eating dirt when he says something particularly pigheaded.

Second, his mixed blooded heritage causes him to revert to a fully human state on the first night of a new moon. When this occurs Inuyasha hides himself away from his enemies until his power returns at dawn.

Thirdly; If his life is ever in serious danger his Demon blood "takes over" and he enters a mindless blood thirsty rage. While he is stronger and faster in this state he begins killing every living thing in sight. Tetsusaiga's magic prevents this as long as it is on his person, but if the two are separated there is a very real chance he will continue to mindlessly fight a superior opponent or slaughter the innocent.

Appearance: Inuyasha appears to be a slim and muscular boy somewhere in his late teens. A pair of pointed white canine ears protrudes from the top of his head. Other characters often remark that he has better than average looks, but supernatural opponents can usually spot his half-breed nature.

Designer's Notes: Inuyasha is the powerhouse of the heroes in the show, and is really the only one that can stand up to greater demons in open combat. He has the highest speed and by far the highest stats of any of the main characters in the Anime.

On his Int: while not out and out stupid, he is usually the last one to understand what is going on and must frequently have things explained to him.

Character by Rumiko Takahashi, Character Sheet by Matthew B.

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