Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
10	STR	0	11-	Lift 100 kg; 2d6 HTH Damage [2]
12	DEX	6	11-	OCV:  4/DCV:  4
10	CON	0	11-
10	BODY	0	11-
18	INT	8	13-	PER Roll 13-
11	EGO	2	11-	ECV:  4
13	PRE	3	12-	PRE Attack:  2 1/2d6
14	COM	2	12-

3	PD	1		Total:  3 PD (0 rPD)
2	ED	0		Total:  2 ED (0 rED)
3	SPD	8		Phases:  4, 8, 12
4	REC	0
20	END	0
20	STUN	0		Total Characteristic Cost:  30

Movement:	Running:	6"/12"
		Leaping:	2"/4"
		Swimming:	2"/4"

Cost	Powers & Skills
2	"Maxwell's Silver Hammer":  +2 with Silver Hammer
12	"Maxwell's Silver Hammer Came Down Upon Her Head":  Penalty Skill Levels:  +8 versus Hit 
	Location modifiers with Silver Hammer

3	"Plays The Fool Again":  Acting 12-
3	Concealment 13-
3	"Calls Her On The Phone":  Conversation 12-
3	"A Noise Comes From Behind":  Fast Draw (HTH Weapons) 11-
3	"Majoring In Medicine":  KS: Medicine 13-
0	Language:  English (idiomatic; literate)
1	"Majoring In Medicine":  Language:  Latin (basic conversation; literate)
3	"Majoring In Medicine":  Paramedics 13-
1	"Majoring In Medicine":  PS: Doctor 8-
3	"Can I Take You Out To The Pictures?":  Seduction 12-
3	"He Creeps Up From Behind":  Shadowing 13-
7	"He Creeps Up From Behind":  Stealth 13-
1	"Maxwell's Silver Hammer":  WF:  Hammer
48	Total Powers & Skills Cost
78	Total Character Cost

50+	Disadvantages
20	Psychological Limitation:  Psychopathic/Sociopathic/Casual Killer (Very Common, Strong)
8	Experience
78	Total Disadvantage Points

Description: A college student studying to be a doctor, Maxwell Edison is also a sociopathic serial killer, dispatching his victims with a silver hammer he uses to deliver crushing blows to the skull. As with many serial killers/sociopaths he's fairly intelligent with an engaging personality, but he's also a cold-blooded killer, with at least three victims to his credit (a fellow student, a professor, and a judge).

Maxwell has been written up to be a fairly normal, if highly intelligent, human. He seems to be very good at stealth (often sneaking up on his victims from behind), and is rather adept at producing his hammer quickly, using it to batter the heads of his victims. His silver hammer seems to be a rather ordinary carpenter's claw hammer, albeit brightly polished.

Taken from the Beatles song Maxwell's Silver Hammer, Maxwell Edison is perfect as a minor-league Dark Champions villain. He's not much of a threat against the average Dark Champions PC (even a street-level one), although you could up his STR, DEX, and SPD to make him more dangerous if you wish. The trick with Maxwell, as with any other serial killer, is tracking him down.

Maxwell Edison's Hero Designer File

(Maxwell Edison created by The Beatles, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)

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