Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
20	STR	10	13-	Lift 400 kg; 4d6 HTH Damage [2]
30	DEX	60	15-	OCV:  10/DCV:  10
23	CON	26	14-
20	BODY	20	13-
18	INT	8	13-	PER Roll 13-
18	EGO	16	13-	ECV:  6
25	PRE	15	14-	PRE Attack:  5d6
18	COM	4	13-

9	PD	5		Total:  9 PD (0 rPD)
8	ED	3		Total:  8 ED (0 rED)
7	SPD	30		Phases:  2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12
9	REC	0
46	END	0
45	STUN	3		Total Characteristics Cost:  200

Movement:	Running:	11"/22"
		Leaping:	10"/20"
		Swimming:	6"/12"
		Tunneling:	1"/1"

Cost	Powers & Skills
	Martial Art:  Kenjutsu
	Maneuver		OCV	DCV	Damage
4	Bind			+1	+0	Bind, 30 STR
4	Block			+2	+2	Block, Abort
4	Disarm			-1	+1	Disarm; 30 STR to Disarm roll
4	Evade			--	+5	Dodge, Affects All Attacks, Abort
4	Lightning Stroke	+2	+0	Weapon +2 DC Strike
5	Running Stroke		+1	+0	Weapon  +v/5; FMove
5	Sacrifice Stroke	+1	-2	Weapon +4 DC Strike
5	Slashing Stroke		-2	+1	Weapon +4 DC Strike
1	Weapon Element:  Blades, Empty Hand

40	Katana:  Multipower, 60-point reserve, all slots OIF (katana is attached to Jubei's wrist 
	via a length of wire; -1/2)
3u	1)  Blade:  HKA 2d6 (3d6+1 w/STR), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2); OIF (katana is 
	attached to Jubei's wrist via a length of wire; -1/2)
3u	2)  Multi-Strike Technique:  HKA 1 1/2d6 (2d6+1 w/STR), Area Of Effect 
	(2" radius; +3/4), Selective (+1/4); OIF (katana is attached to Jubei's wrist via a length of wire; -1/2), END 5
3u	3)  Cutting Wind Technique:  RKA 3d6; OIF (katana is attached to Jubei's wrist via a 
	length of wire; -1/2), No Knockback (-1/4), END 4

2	Thrown Sword:  Range Based On STR (+1/4) for up to 30 Active Points of HKA; 1 Recoverable 
	Charge (-1 1/4), OIF (katana is attached to Jubei's wrist via a length of wire; -1/2), 
	Lockout (unable to use any slots in Multipower until sword is recovered; -1/2), [1 rc]
18	Wire Line:  Stretching 5", Invisible to Sight Group, SFX Only (wire line is nearly 
	invisible; +1/4), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2); Cannot Do Damage (-1/2), OIF (length of wire 
	attached to Juebi's wrist and his sword; -1/2), No Noncombat Stretching (-1/4), No Velocity Damage (-1/4)
20	Physical Toughness:  Physical Damage Reduction, 50%
11	Anime Leaping:  Leaping +6" (10" forward, 5" upward) (Accurate), END 1
10	Swift Of Foot:  Running +5" (11" total), END 1
4	Strong Swimmer:  Swimming +4" (6" total), END 1
4	Dontonjutsu:  Tunneling 1" through 1 DEF material, Fill In; Increased Endurance Cost (x3 END; -1), 
	Maximum Of 1" Per Tunnel (-1), Limited Medium (earth and soil only; -1/2), No Noncombat 
	Movement (-1/4), END 3

6	Ambidexterity (-1 Off Hand penalty)

12	+4 with Kenjutsu
8	Penalty Skill Levels:  +4 vs. Hit Location modifiers with swords

3	Breakfall 15-
3	Climbing 15-
3	Concealment 13-
10	Defense Maneuver I-IV 
3	Fast Draw (Blades) 15-
3	KS: Kenjutsu 13-
1	Language:  Japanese (idiomatic; literate)
3	Riding 15-
3	Sleight Of Hand 15-
3	Stealth 15-
3	Tracking 13-
2	WF:  Blades, Thrown Sword
120	Total Powers & Skills Cost
420	Total Character Cost

200+	Disadvantages
10	Distinctive Features:  Style (Not Concealable; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By Large Group)
5	Distinctive Features:  Ronin (Easily Concealed; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By 
	Commonly-Used Senses)
15	Psychological Limitation:   Cynical And "World-Weary," Tries To Avoid Getting Involved  (Common, Strong)
20	Psychological Limitation:  Honorable (Very Common, Strong)
15	Psychological Limitation:  Protective Of Allies/Friends (Common, Strong)
5	Reputation:  Jubei, former ninja of the Yamashiro clan, 8-
150	Bad-Ass With A Sword Bonus
420	Total Disadvantage Points
Jubei the Wind Ninja

Background/History: Jubei is the hero of the film Ninja Scroll. A wandering ronin, Jubei would like nothing better then to not get involved with the events happening around him, but, as is typical with a film like this, it's never that easy. A former ninja of the Yamashiro clan, Jubei used to serve with Himuro Gemma, a fact that will come back to haunt him in the film. You see, Gemma, on the orders of his masters, killed everyone who knew about a new gold mine, including agents of the Shogun. When Jubei protested, Gemma had his men try and kill Jubei as well (with the emphasis on 'try'). In retaliation, Jubei lopped of Gemma's head, therefore resolving the problem once and for all... Right? (Remember what I said about it never being that easy?)

Personality/Motivation: Jubei is not exactly hero material. He has certain stand on what is right and wrong, and in his own way is an honorable person, but prefers to keep such facts hidden. In fact, he is quite the cynic and presents an attitude of noninvolvement to the world outside. Initially he saves Kagero from getting raped and murdered by Tessa, but then leaves he as soon as he can. He tries to avoid fighting Tessa later, and also tries to avoid Dakuan and his quest to eliminate the Eight Devils of Kimon. On the other hand, once involved, Jubei doesn't hold back, immersing himself fully into the situation.

Quote: "If we keep this up, one of us is going to die."

"If you're not going to finsih this... I will!"

"I hate people who don't value their own lives."

Powers/Tactics: Jubei's primary powers is his skill with the sword. Aside from his normal kenjutsu skills, he is also adapt throwing his sword, or striking in a blinding blur at every target in range (thus going through an army of enemy ninja in a manner similar to a weed whacker). His most impressive stunt, however, involves his drawing his sword and slashing at the empty air. This sets of some sort of swirling vortex that at one point cuts right through a tree limb and the leg of a guy standing on it. As a side note, Jubei has a length of wire attached to a leather bracer on his wrist and the scabbard of his sword. He uses this wire to retrieve his sword and scabbard when it is knocked away at one point, as well as to catch himself and Kagero from falling off a cliff. Jubei is also quite resistant to physical harm, withstanding several punches from Tessa and remaining standing (he wasn't feeling to well, but he could still fight...). Naturally, he also has an assortment of ninja skills, including the ability to bury himself into the ground (he used this trick to surprise Gemma and kill him... the first time).

Appearance: Jubei looks to be a pretty tall individual, nowhere near as tall as Gemma, but about equal in height to Utsutsu. He has dark skin (for a Japanese) and long wavy brownish hair. At least one person with a website devoted to Ninja Scroll speculates that Jubei's appearance (which is at odds with just about everyone else in the film) is due to his being related to the Aniu somehow (The Aniu are the race of people originally indigenous to Japan). Jubei wears a loose kimono, trousers and sandals. He carries a katana thrust through his belt.

Kibagami Jubei's Hero Designer File

(Kibagami Jubei created by Yoshiaki Kawajiri, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook based on material written by David Kuijt)

Benisato | Dakuan | Himuro Gemma | Kagero | Kibagami Jubei | Mushizo | Shijima | Tessai | Utsutsu Mujuro | Yurimaru | Zakuro

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