Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 13 STR 3 12- Lift 151.6 kg; 2 ½d6 HTH Damage  14 DEX 8 12- 13 CON 3 12- 10 INT 0 11- PER Roll 11- 11 EGO 1 11- 10 PRE 0 11- PRE Attack: 2d6 6 OCV 15 5 DCV 10 3 OMCV 0 4 DMCV 3 3 SPD 10 Phases: 4, 8, 12 5 PD 3 Total: 5 PD (0 rPD) 4 ED 2 Total: 4 ED (0 rED) 6 REC 2 26 END 2 10 BODY 0 24 STUN 2 Total Characteristic Cost: 64 Movement: Running: 12m/24m Leaping: 4m/8m Swimming: 4m/8m Cost Powers & Skills 2 "It's Been Two Weeks Since First Infection": +5 PRE; Only To Defend Against Offensive PRE Attacks (-1) 20 Survivor: Physical Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50%; STUN Only (-½) 1 Immune To The Green Flu: LS (Immunity: Rabies) Talents 3 +1/+1d6 Striking Appearance (vs. all characters) Skills 5 Favored Weapon: +1 with Small Arms 3 Favored Weapon: +2 with Shotguns 2 CK: Savannah, Georgia 11- 2 "I Hear A Witch! Turn Off Your Flashlights!": KS: The Infected 11- 6 "I Ever Tell You About The Time My Friend Keith...": KS: Keith Stories 14- 2 KS: Jimmy Gibbs 11- 2 KS: The Midnight Riders 11- 0 Language: English (idiomatic; literate) 7 Mechanics 13- 3 "Hold Still And Let Me Heal You.": Paramedics 12- 2 PS: Auto Mechanic 11- 2 PS: Bass Player 11- 10 Rapid Attack 2 TF: Common Motorized Ground Vehicles 5 Two-Weapon Fighting ; Ranged Multiple Attacks Only (-1) 6 WF: Common Melee Weapons, Small Arms, General Purpose/Heavy Machine Guns, Grenade Launchers Total Powers & Skill Cost: 90 Total Cost: 153 175+ Matching Complications (50) 10 Distinctive Features: Tattoo On Right Arm (Concealable; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By Commonly-Used Senses) 15 Psychological Complication: Apparently Appearing In A Different Movie Than Everyone Else (Common; Strong) 15 Psychological Complication: Having Far Too Much Fun To Notice The Danger (Common; Strong) Total Complications Points: 50
Description: Ellis is a mechanic with a love of life, a firm belief in his own immortality, and the ability to treat any setback as a fun dare to impress his friends. Born and raised in Savannah, Ellis divides up his time working at the local garage, hanging out with his buddies, and dropping by for Sunday dinners with Mom—why’d anybody want to live anywhere else?
Then the zombies had to go and spoil it. Now Ellis is looking for new things to occupy his time, and finding plenty. It turns out the zombie apocalypse is one big dare, and there’s no shortage of crazy stuff he can try to impress his new buddies with.
Quote: "I ever tell you about the time my buddy Keith and I were on top of a burnin' building, and we had to fight our way down like five floors of zombies—Hey, wait a second... I guess that was you guys. Oh, shit, man, I can't wait to tell Keith about that one!"
Designer's Notes: Ellis is one of the Survivors in Valve Software’s Left 4 Dead 2. This character sheet presents Ellis’s basic abilities, although GMs could easily adjust them to meet a desired power level.
Much of the information here was taken from direct game play, as well as the Left 4 Dead wiki. The stats given here are a mix of conjecture, game play descriptions, and an attempt to present in-game concepts in a manner consistent with the HERO System. Thus, some original game elements have been simplified in order to make them playable with regards to a tabletop RPG and/or to simulate real world gear, and thus make the Survivors useful in various campaign settings.
(Ellis created by Valve Software, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)
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