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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by RingOtaku » 21 Feb 2019, 22:05

Also PAD set forth the theory post-death that the longer a dupe is left unabsorbed the more independent it becomes, which would seem to back up the idea that if the post-Genosha pre-death Jaime stayed as at least three after enough time those dupes could develop enough of a separate personality that the two healthy dupes would have two different ways of coping with watching "myself" die explaining the varying emotional states.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Dr House » 14 Mar 2019, 14:49

Hi, can I get PD's on Shade (Jacob Nash) and Schizoid Man (Chip Martin)?

Also are there PD's on the following Reavers (both Skullbusters, Bonebreaker, Cylla Markham, Cole/Reese/Macon)?
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Dr House » 22 Mar 2019, 14:35

In addition to the above questions, if Mad Jim Jaspers' reality altering power could affect time, space, matter, and energy, then how was he defeated? The void he was sent to was said to have no reality for him to manipulate. He couldn't manipulate empty space?
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 23 Mar 2019, 02:52

Shade was the recipient of an incantation which linked him to the astral plane. The burn mark on his neck was a sigil which allowed him to physically travel into the astral plane and return to Earth. On Earth, he could seemingly exchange between a physical and astral state at will. In his astral state, Shade was transparent and intangible, untouchable by any physical attack or obstacle. In order to access his changing form freely, however, Shade needed to use other human beings as fuel. Without them, he was unable to assume a physical state at all while on Earth. In order to harvest energy from people, Shade absorbed them into his form from Earth and into the astral plane. He then had to place them in a specific vessel he maintained on the astral plane. Once he did so, each person provided him with one day of being solid on Earth. He rapidly changed from tangible to intangible fighting Spider-Man, so it was apparently cumulative time. It wasn't explained what would happen to the people once their 24 hours of use was up.

Chip Martin, the Schizoid Man, had various psychic powers due to the drugs used on his mother during his birth. Chip was empathic, sensitive to the presence of heightened emotion in his vicinity and possibly even feeding off of it. He was capable of levitating matter and exerting telekinetic force. Primarily, his power manifested as psychoplasmic constructs forged from his mind -- creatures and objects that appeared real but were actually forged of mental energy. This could include anything from a spray of knives to demons summoned from his imagination.

There's nothing specific to say about the Reavers as a whole. With the exception of Pretty Boy, few of them ever demonstrated unique talents, features, or abilities. They all had superhuman strength, speed, endurance, and durability thanks to their cybernetics, and carried guns.

Mad Jim Jaspers could not manipulate space, only the positioning of objects within space. His teleporting was the moving of objects across the canvass of space, not influencing space itself. And, in the emptiness where Earth-238 once existed, even space itself was not present. The space was not empty -- there was no space at all.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Dr House » 25 Mar 2019, 12:50

Given his origin, it hasn't been made heads or tails to if Schizoid Man's a mutant or not, has it?
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 25 Mar 2019, 13:19

It could go either way. The drugs could have triggered an X-gene, or been responsible for an independent mutation.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by P-90 » 15 Apr 2019, 23:44

Hello Mono.

Has as there ever been any confirmation of how America Chavez was born? was she even 'born' in a traditional sense?

Also, Corvus Glaive and Black Dwarf have often called each other 'brother', has it ever been stated that they're actually biological siblings or is it more akin to the 'sister' relationship between Gamora and Nebula in the MCU.

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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 16 Apr 2019, 18:05

She was conceived and carried to term on the Utopian Parallel universe by her natural mothers, one of whom was a native of the Parallel, the other was an extra-dimensional immigrant.

Corvus and Black Dwarf seem to be literal brothers, per the Black Order limited series.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by P-90 » 16 Apr 2019, 19:26

Monolith wrote:
16 Apr 2019, 18:05
She was conceived and carried to term on the Utopian Parallel universe by her natural mothers, one of whom was a native of the Parallel, the other was an extra-dimensional immigrant.

Corvus and Black Dwarf seem to be literal brothers, per the Black Order limited series.
Hmm... how to put this delicately, was there a sperm donor? was she genetically engineered before being placed in utero? or some sort of cosmic immaculate conception?

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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 16 Apr 2019, 21:16

She is genetically the daughter of Elena of the Utopian Parallel and Amalia of Planet Fuertona, her mothers. Her conception, coming to term, and birth were not presented as anything artificial or unusual in the life of people from the Utopian Parallel. In that reality, under the guardianship of the Demiurge, the sentient lifeforce and reality-altering entity supreme, two women in love can have a baby. Just can.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by P-90 » 16 Apr 2019, 21:37

Monolith wrote:
16 Apr 2019, 21:16
She is genetically the daughter of Elena of the Utopian Parallel and Amalia of Planet Fuertona, her mothers. Her conception, coming to term, and birth were not presented as anything artificial or unusual in the life of people from the Utopian Parallel. In that reality, under the guardianship of the Demiurge, the sentient lifeforce and reality-altering entity supreme, two women in love can have a baby. Just can.
Okay, thanks.

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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Dr House » 17 Apr 2019, 15:56

Can you provide a PD on Silvermane?
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 17 Apr 2019, 17:38

Nothing detailed. He was a normal human being. As his elderly body died, he was preserved as a cyborg. That cyborg body had superhuman strength, speed, endurance, and durability, but no other unique features of note.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Dr House » 06 May 2019, 13:16

Thanks. May I have PD's on Poltergeist (Mickey Silk), Jack in the Box (Jack Mead), Sharon Ginsburg, and Belasco please.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 07 May 2019, 18:40

There's really nothing to add to those characters in a PD. The first three are very straightforward. Belasco is a sorcerer and can cast any number of spells, with none being a "signature" spell or magic tied to him specifically.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monet » 16 May 2019, 05:09

Hi, can I get PD's on Sapphire Styx, Ayesha/Kismet, Avant Guard (Team) [Painter, Bora, Spark], Volcana, Molecule Man & Will O' The Wisp.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by elixir86 » 16 May 2019, 10:48

Is it possible to get PD's on Manon and Maxime if there is enough?

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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 17 May 2019, 14:14

Sapphire Styx feeds on spiritual psychic energy. Her touch allows her to absorb energy from victims, draining away their strength and vigor. In exchange, she can speed her own recuperation and has maintained her youth and beauty well past her natural prime. It was suggested that she became supernaturally beautiful after feeding, but whether this was literal or metaphorical isn't exactly clear. Her touch can drain people to the point of death and rapid organic disintegration. Some of her victims' psychic energy remains a part of Sapphire indefinitely.

Her was a cosmically-engineered being, created by the Enclave in the same manner as Him, alias Adam Warlock. She actually began as a male being named Paragon before evolving into a gold-skinned female being, a counterpart to Adam. Her had the same ability to produce a regenerative cocoon around her body as Adam, using the cocoon to heal from fatal injuries or evolve into a different level of power or personality. Because of this, Her's power level and powers have varied over the years. Traditionally, she is a self-sustaining being, organically producing and subsisting on cosmic energy. She can survive in the vacuum of space and needs no outside sustenance. Her had superhuman strength, endurance, and durability, could fly in atmosphere or space at great speeds, and generate cosmic energy as blasts from her hands. She could manipulate molecular structures as well, reconstructing matter into new forms on command.

The Painter of a 1,000 Perils had a set of paints which somehow allowed him to bring into reality anything he painted. Traditionally, this meant he could summon objects out of nowhere by painting them first. The Painter could mentally command the constructs he painted this way. He could also paint changes or alterations to existing reality, transforming matter, binding opponents, opening holes through barriers, etc. The unrealistically fast way he could paint these objects suggested some form of enhancement by the paints themselves to his speed. The origin of the paints is unknown. Originally, it seemed the Painter found a set of paints left behind by demons or space aliens. Later stories, however, suggested the Painter himself wasn't human, but a colony of insects posing as a man. It was weird.

Bora was a mutant able to summon incredibly cold arctic winds, drawing them through a subspatial nexus connected to the frozen north. She could lift herself off the ground with these winds (immune to the cold herself) or direct them as high-velocity air blasts that could rapidly cool and freeze her targets.

Spark was also a mutant. He had the power to absorb electrical energy and convert it into physical power, growing to Hulk-like proportions and demonstrating superhuman strength. The extra electrical power he held in his body could also be released offensively.

Volcana is on page 35.

Molecule Man is on page 4 of the Archives.

Will o the Wisp is on page 18, under the Wild Pack entry.

Manon and Maxime have not used their powers in any way other than creating Ahab's hounds, so they can't be described in full.
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monet » 17 May 2019, 16:52

Thank you, so much for those! Thanks for also pointing out where the other PD's are.

Quick question was it ever stated the length of the Wasp (in both her full size form and 'Wasp' sized form) or the Human Fly or Pixie's wing length, span? Could you estimate if you can't find a length. I know that they their wings aren't as long as Angel or Icarus'.

Also, do you know how fast Pixie flies as on one comic panel she's seen keeping up with a missile. As well as how fast in flight are the Cassidy's (Banshee & Siryn). There flight power is enhanced by the use of their wingsuit costume. How is that so?
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Re: Monolith's Power Descriptions

Post by Monolith » 18 May 2019, 16:36

Couldn't give an accurate estimate for wing lengths. Sorry.

Pixie's flight speed has not been measured, more than being subsonic.

Banshee and Siryn traditionally are able to achieve the speed of sound in flight. Although it is occasionally claimed in outside sources that their costume "wings" assist in flying, this has never actually been determined to be the case. Both Cassidys have frequently flown without that costume design.
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