Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 18 STR 8 13- 300kg; 3 1/2d6 14 DEX 12 12- OCV: 5/DCV: 5 20 CON 20 13- 16 BODY 12 12- 16 INT 6 12- PER Roll 12- 20 EGO 20 13- ECV: 7 20 PRE 10 13- PRE Attack: 4d6 10 COM 0 11- 10 PD 8 Total: 10 PD 7 ED 3 Total: 7 ED 5 SPD 36 Phases: 3, 5, 8, 10, 12 10/12 REC 4 60/70 END 15 50 STUN 15 Total Characteristics Cost: 169 Movement: Running: 9"/18" Swimming: 4"/8" Cost Powers & Skills Combat Training: 16 Combat Skill Levels: +2 levels w/All Combat 9 Combat Skill Levels: +3 levels w/Swords Equipment: 13 Anduril (sword): HKA: 2 1/2d6, OAF (-1), STR min: 13 8 Anduril (sword): Combat Skill Levels: +4, OAF (-1) 5 Anduril (sword): Orcs and other Dark Creatures (+2 to PER), OAF (-1) 75 The Elessar (Elfstone): Change Environment: Bring Life and Health to Region (16000" rad.), 0 END (+1/2), OAF (-1) 10 The Elessar (Elfstone): Healing: 4d6, 0 END (+1/2), OAF (-1) 4 The Elessar (Elfstone): +10 END, +2 REC, OAF (-1) Background Skills: 6 Running: +3" (total 9"), END 2 2 Swimming: +2" (total 4"), END 1 1 Life Support: Immune to Aging; Limited to 3x Normal Lifespan 20 Clairsentience: See Future, No Conscious Control (-2), 0 END (+1/2) 6 Healing Hands of the King: Healing: 2d6, 0 END (+1/2), Extra Time: 1 minute (-1 1/2) 15 Healing Hands of the King: Dispel: 10d6 vs. The Black Breath, 0 END (+1/2), Extra Time: 1 minute (-1 1/2), Requires Kingsfoil 15 Healing Hands of the King: Dispel: 10d6 vs. Poison, 0 END (+1/2), Extra Time: 1 minute (-1 1/2), Requires Appropriate herbs 2 Contact: Cirdan 11- 2 Contact: Denethor 11- 7 Contact: Elrond 14- 6 Contact: Gandalf 13- 1 Contact: Thranduil 8- 85 Followers: 500 200-point Dunedain Followers 10 Perk: Head of State 3 Talent: Bump Of Direction 5 Talent: Defense Maneuver 3 Concealment 12- 3 High Society 13- 3 Mimicry 11- 9 Navigation 14- 3 Oratory 13- 3 Riding 12- 5 Shadowing 12- 20 SL: +2 Overall Levels 5 Stealth 13- 7 Survival 13- 9 Tactics 15- 7 Tracking 14- 1 TF: Ships 4 WF: Common Melee Weapons, Common Missile Weapons 3 Linguist 2 Adûnaic (Basic Conv.); Literacy 2 Harad (Fluent Conv.); Literacy 2 Quenya (Fluent Conv.); Literacy 2 Sindarin (Fluent Conv.); Literacy 1 Westron (Native Accent); Literacy 3 Scholar 2 Knowledge Skill: Dúnedain History 12- 2 Knowledge Skill: Elven History 12- 4 Knowledge Skill: Herb Lore 14- 4 Knowledge Skill: Hidden Councils of the Wise 14- 3 Traveler 4 Area Knowledge: Eriador 14- 4 Area Knowledge: Gondor 14- 2 Area Knowledge: Haradwaith 12- 2 Area Knowledge: Mordor 12- 2 Area Knowledge: Rhovanion 12- 2 Area Knowledge: Rhûn 12- 454 Total Powers & Skills Cost 623 Total Character Cost 75+ Disadvantages 10 Distinctive Features: Dúnadan (Conc) 10 Hunted: Sauron's Minions (AsPow) 8- Psychological Limitation: 10 Driven to Reunite Kingdom (Uncommon, Strong) 15 Love for Arwen (Uncommon, Total) 15 Must Protect The Weak (Common, Strong) 5 Reputation: Drifter, 8- 15 Secret ID: Isildur's Heir 5 Watched: The Wise (AsPow) 8- 463 Seem Foul, Feel Fair Bonus 623 Total Disadvantage Points
Aragorn is the sixteenth chieftain of the Dúnedain of the north, last heir to the the thrones of both Gondor and Arnor. All his life, he has kept this heritage a secret, while working to protect both Gondor and the wild lands of what was once Arnor. Moreover, the blood of all three houses of the Edain, all three peoples of the Eldar and also of the maiar flows in Aragorn's veins, giving him the most exalted bloodline of any living man.
His name is Aragorn, son or Arathorn, but in his very long life he has masqueraded as many men, including the Gondorian hero Thorongil and the Eriadoran ranger Strider. Since the fall of the kingdom of Arthedain, the last heirs of Isildur's line have been raised in secret in Rivendell until they could one day reunite their kingdom and destroy the rule of Sauron, the Dark Lord. Aragorn has a second reason to want this: he is betrothed to the daughter of the elf-lord, Elrond. Elrond will not let his daughter marry any mortal of lesser rank than the king of both Gondor and Arnor.
Born in Rivendell in Third Age 2931, his heritage was hidden even from him until he was twenty years old. Prior to that time, he was known as Estel. In this same year, he met and fell in love with Elrond's daughter, the beautiful Arwen. Aragorn began a long career of opposition to the minions of Sauron which would not end until the latter's death more than eighty years later. He met Gandalf in 2954 and the two became firm friends.
In 2968, he entered Gondor and the service of the Ruling Steward of Gondor and swiftly became regarded as one of Gondor's great heroesunder the name Thorongil (Star of the North). Unbeknownst to Aragorn, it was at this time that the future Ruling Steward, Denethor began to harbor a deep jealousy for the northern hero. In 2980, Aragorn led a small force of Gondorians into the harbor of Umbar and burned most of the Umbarean fleet, delaying the onslaught of Umbar's ships for nearly forty years. This was also the same year that Aragorn and Arwen became engaged.
During the War of the Ring, Aragorn first protected the hobbits from the attack of the nazgul at Amon Sul (Weathertop), and then joined the Fellowship at Rivendell when he was revealed as Isildur's heir. He led the Fellowship through Moria and Lothlorien, where he was given the Elessar, or Elfstone from which he would take his ruling name. After the breaking of the Fellowship, Aragorn with Gimli and Legolas, crossed the great plains in pursuit of the orc band that had captured Merry and Pippin. He also fought at the Battle of Helm's Deep.
Looking into the palantir of Orthanc, Aragorn wrested control of the seeing-stone from Sauron (as king, his power over the stones was greater even than the Dark Lord's) and saw in Sauron's mind the approach of the fleet of the Corsairs of Umbar. He then led his Dúnedain through the Paths of the Dead, where the dead fulfilled their ancient oath to his ancestor and joined Aragorn's forces.
At Pelargir, he captured the fleet of the Corsairs, and led it to the Pelennor Fields, where he assisted in the crushing of Mordor's army. After the battle, he proved his heritage by healing many of those struck down with poision arrows or by the Black Breath of the nazgul.
After the war, he was proclaimed king of the Reunited Kingdom, and held sway over all of Gondor and Arnor, from as far south as Umbar to as far north as Angmar, and was overlord Dale and the Lonely Mountain as well. He took the ruling name Elessar, and named his house 'Telcontar', which is Ad˚naic for 'Strider'. He married Arwen the next year and had a son and several daughters.He died peacefully in Fourth Age 120, at the age of 208.
Powers and Items: Aragorn was said to have some of the foresight of his ancestors, and would from time to time have flashes of insight, which allowed him to see the future dimly. He has no control over this power—the insight simply comes, and only rarely.
As the true king, Aragorn was the priest of his people, and had the hands of a healer. He could cure small hurts once he had claimed kingship, and with the aid of the proper herbs, he could also cure poisons and even the nazgul's deadly Black Breath.
From his earliest days, Aragorn carried with him the shards of Elendil's sword Narsil, which had been broken by Sauron at the final battle of the Second Age. In 3019, the shards were reforged by the elven smiths of Rivendell into the blade Anduril ("Flame of the West"). Anduril shone brightly in battle and was a powerful weapon in the cause of the Free Peoples.
The Elessar is a green stone forged in Gondolin in the First Age and given to Idril, one of Aragorn's ancestors. She gave it to her son-in-law Earendil as a remembrance, and he brought it to Aman when he voyaged there. It was thought lost to Middle-Earth forever, but when Gandalf first met Galadriel, around Third Age 1200, he gave it to her as a gift from Yavanna—a sign that the Valar still held Middle-Earth very much in their thoughts. Galadriel gave it to her daughter, Celebrian, who in turn gave it to her daughter, Arwen. Arwen returned it to Galadriel to give to Aragorn, which she did when he passed through LothlÛrien in 3019. The stone has the power to heal serious wounds, and to make the land around it green and beautiful.
1. Aragorn is an epic hero, but nothing in Tolkien's stories makes him superheroic. Because of this, I've endeavored to keep his characteristics mostly within normal limits. Aragorn seemed extremely competent, both in battle and out, hence the many levels and skill levels.
2. The characteristics are admittedly my best guess. The Comeliness is based on Sam's reaction to Aragorn as Strider in Bree.
3. Most of the skills are related to his long labors as a ranger in Eriador, though a few are related to his fostering in Rivendell.
4. The Healing power is not well described, and appears to require rare herbs, at least in some cases. But "The Hands of the King are the hands of a healer, and thus ye shall know him", so I gave Aragorn the ability to cure serious injuries. He never shows this ability prior to the battle of Pelennor Fields, so it is possible that Aragorn does not gain this ability prior to becoming king in fact. That would make a certain amount of sense. Kings are priests in Gondorian society, the only ones able to ascend the holy mountain or pronounce the name of the Creator.
5. The Disadvantages seem fairly obvious, with the possible exception of his distinctive features and his reputation. Dunadan are very tall (Aragorn is something like 6'7") and relatively rare in Eriador, where he spent most of his time. His reputation as a drifter is in his most common guise, that of Strider the ranger. He was mistrusted in places like Bree.
6. The Head of State perk makes sense even prior to 3019, because he is recognized by the rangers as Isildur's Heir and the 16th Chieftan of the Rangers. Any of the rangers or the elf-lords would treat him as king in fact.
7. The languages are a guess. Westron is the lingua franca of both Gondor and Arnor. As the last heir of Elendil and Isildur, it makes sense that Aragorn would know the ancestral tongue, Ad˚naic. As a ward of Elrond's, it seems impossible that he would not know both Sindar and Quenya. The Harad is just a guess, but since he spent so much time in Harondor, Harad and Umbar as Thorongil, it seems to make sense.