Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
16	STR	6	12-	230kg; 3d6
18	DEX	24	13-	OCV:  6/DCV:  6
16	CON	12	12-
16	BODY	12	12-
15	INT	5	12-	PER Roll 12-
18	EGO	16	13-	ECV:  6
17	PRE	7	12-	PRE Attack:  3 1/2d6
12	COM	1	12-
7	PD	4		Total:  7 PD
5	ED	2		Total:  5 ED
4	SPD	12		Phases:  3, 6, 9, 12
10	REC	8
60	END	19
55	STUN	28
Total Characteristics Cost:  156

Movement:	Running:  9"/18"
		Swimming:  4"/8"

Cost	Powers & Skills
Combat Training:
24	Combat Skill Levels:  +3 level w/All Combat
6	Combat Skill Levels:  +2 level w/Bows
4	Combat Skill Levels:  +2 Range Levels w/ Bows

12	Numenorean Bow:  RKA:  2d6, STR Min 10, OAF, END 3
4	Numenorean Bow:  +2 Combat Skill Levels
2	Numenorean Bow:  +2 level Range Levels 

Background Skills:
7	Running +3" (9" total), 1/2 END (+1/4), END  1
2	Swimming +2" (4" total), END 1
8	Contact:  Denethor; Usefulness:  Extremely, +2 15-
2	Contact:  Imrahil 11-
2	Contact:  Boromir 11-
65	Followers:  100 x 150-point followers (Ithilien Rangers)
10	Money (Wealthy)
9	Talent:  Combat Sense 15-
5	Talent:  Defense Maneuver
6	Area Knowledge:  Gondor 15-
9	Area Knowledge:  Ithilien 18-
7	Area Knowledge:  Minas Tirith 16-
1	Adûnaic (Basic Conv.); Literacy; Similarity Cost:  -1
3	Black Speech (Fluent Conv.); Literacy
5	Climbing 14-
15	Concealment 18-
9	Disguise 14-
5	High Society 13-
3	Knowledge Skill:  Heraldry 12-
4	Knowledge Skill:  The Nobility of Gondor 13-
4	Knowledge Skill:  Orc Tactics 13-
7	Mimicry 13-
11	Navigation 15-
5	Oratory 13-
3	Paramedic 12-
5	Riding 14-
11	Shadowing 15-
9	Stealth 16-
11	Survival 15-
9	Tactics 15-
1	TF:  Boats
11	Tracking 16-
1	Westron (Native Accent); Literacy
4	WF:  Common Melee Weapons, Common Missile Weapons
321	Total Powers & Skills Cost
477	Total Character Cost

75+	Disadvantages
20	Hunted:  Servants of Sauron (14-); As Powerful, Harsh
	Psychological Limitation:
15	Code of Honor (Common, Strong)
15	Hatred of Orcs and Dark Servants (Common, Strong)
20	Protective of Ithilien (Very Common, Strong)
10	Public Identity:  Son of Ruling Steward
10	Reputation:  Hero of Ithilien (11-)
10	Watched:  Denethor (8-); More Powerful; Non-combat Influence
302	Bonus
477	Total Disadvantage Points


Faramir, son of Denethor, and younger brother of Boromir, is one of the greatest heroes in The Lord of the Rings, although his presence is only rarely felt. With a small band of skilled rangers, he moves through enemy-held Ithilien (the eastern province of Gondor, beyond the Anduin river), preying upon the orcs who have taken over his beloved land.

Ithilien is crawling with the dark servants of Sauron, from orcs and trolls to nazgul and crebain. The Dark Lord has eyes everywhere, including his own, via the palantir, and yet the ever-moving Faramir eludes his forces and continues to harry them.

At the time of the War of the Ring, Faramir is thirty-six years old. Unlike Boromir, he is not a lover of war, and is instead a gentle man who loves music and the arts. Because of his gentle nature and his association with Gandalf, Faramir is not in the good graces of his father. During the War of the Ring, Faramir fought the forces of Mordor, sheltered the Ring-bearers and led the retreat of the Gondorian forces before the siege of Minas Tirith.

He fell victim to the Black Breath, and was nearly cremated alive by Denethor in his madness. He was rescued by Gandalf and cured by Aragorn. While recovering, he met and fell in love with Éowyn, whom he married the following year. Under Elessar's (Aragorn's) rule, he became Steward of Gondor, Prince of Ithilien and Lord of Emyn Arnen. He died at the age of 120 in Fourth Age 82.


1. Faramir does not have a rivalry with Boromir, even though Boromir has one with him. Faramir just didn't care about such things.

2. Note the frequency of his Hunted. Faramir lived in Sauron's backyard and was a constant thorn in his side.

3. I made up the Numenorean bow. It seems to me to fit the character.

4. I gave Faramir the ability to speak Black Speech because I believe he must frequently have spied on orcs. Both Ad˚naic and Black Speech are corruptions of Quenya, so they may not be terribly dissimilar.

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