Jonathan "Utah" Morris

Ex Ranger Survivalist Instructor.

Description:

Utah Texarkana Morris

Tough Hero
Veteran
Spec Ops

Vitality: 28
Wounds: 16

  • STR: 14(2)
  • DEX: 13(1)
  • CON: 16(3)
  • INT: 12(1)
  • WIS: 10(0)
  • CHA: 10(0)

Skills:

  • Acrobatics: 2
  • Analysis: 1
  • Athletics: 4
  • Intimidate: 1
  • Mechanics: 1
  • Notice: 3
  • Resolve: 2
  • Search: 1
  • Sense Motive: 1
  • Sneak: 3
  • Survival: 2
  • Tactics: 1

Saves

  • Fort: 6
  • Reflex: 1
  • Will: 3

Base Attacks

  • Unarmed: 4
  • Melee: 4
  • Ranged: 3

Defense: 13
Initiative: +2

Weapons

  • Beretta 93R
    1d10
    Recoil: 10
    E/T: 1-3/17-20
    Range: 25
    Sz/Hand: D/1h
    Weight: 2.6
    Ammo Type: 9mm
    Shots: 15s 4
    Qualities: CLS, NFM (S/B)
  • Survival Knife
    1d6+1
    E/T: 1/19-20
    Sz/Hand: D/1h
    Weight: 1
    Qaulities: AP, BLD

Armor

  • Raid Jacket
    DR:
    Resists: FA4
    ACP: +1
    Notice/Search DC: 22D
    Weight: 3.5
    Special: Personal Tailoring

Focuses and Fortes

  • Cultures: North and South America
  • Languages: English (Native), Spanish
  • Profession: (TBD)
  • Drive: Personal Ground Vehicles
  • Science: Engineering
  • Weapons: Unarmed, Blunt, Edged, Explosives, Handgun(F), Rifle

Wealth: 4
Lifestyle: 1
Spending Cash: 1
Possessions: 2

Class Abilities

  • Tough: When you spend 1 action die to boost the result of a Constitution-based skill check or a Fortitude Save you roll and add the results of 2 dice instead of 1. Further, when you take a Refresh action you may spend an action die to heal even if attacked during the same round.
  • Camouflaged: (+3 XP per terrain type): The NPC or animal’s color blends with 1 type of terrain (e.g. alligator in swamp). While located in the designated terrain, the animal gains a +4 bonus with all Blend/Stealth and Sneak/Hide checks. Available terrain types are aquatic, arctic, desert, forest, jungle, mountain, plains, and swamp.

Feats/Knacks

  • Sturdy I: Once per mission during the Intel phase you may choose 1 terrain type, gaining the camouflaged NPC quality when you’re located in this terrain. This ability lasts until the end of the current mission
  • Ghost Basics: You may move a number of feet up to double your Speed
    as part of Hide/Sneak checks. Further, when making a Sneak/Hide
    check to evade a security sensor, you gain a synergy bonus from
    your Acrobatics skill. Also, when making a Hide check to evade a
    living opponent, you gain a synergy bonus from your Sense Motive
    skill. Finally, when making a Hide check while moving up to your full
    Speed, you suffer no penalty.
  • Knife Basics: Draw a knife as a free action. Any knife on your person is always readied. Gain the following Stance and Trick

Circling Stance: While in this stance, if at least 1 square adjacent to you is unoccupied, and you make a melee attack, your target’s dodge bonus to Defense decreases to 1/2 standard (round up). Following this attack, you automatically move into an unoccupied adjacent square of your choice

Between the Ribs: You may make a full-action Standard Attack with a knife, inflicting 1 die of sneak attack damage with a hit.*

*Combat Training I: You gain 1 weapon proficiency and the corresponding forte.

Bio:

Born in Arizona.
33 years old.
Once Married.

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Born in 1978 in Tuscon, Arizona, Utah was the youngest of 4 children. He joined the army in 1997. He proved himself a capable soldier during basic and was promoted to PFC upon completion. 2 Weeks into his first tour in [REDACTED] in [REDACTED] he again proved his qualities when his unit got lost in the [REDACTED] Desert for [REDACTED] days straight. He was recommended for Ranger School and transferred in [REDACTED]. Excelling in all aspects of training, (Although if asked Utah would profess to not performing particularly well in the “God-forsaken shit-pit” of the Florida Phase. Ironically, Utah truly “stood-out” with his inherent ability to blend into the surroundings of any environment into which he was inserted. In particular, Utah showed a knack for “toughing it out”. He garnered a reputation as an extreme survivalist by maintaining his characteristic optimistic and cheerful disposition throughout the entire course of training. When asked, Utah explained by saying that he was always able to wake well rested, regardless of the time allotted for sleep.

In 199*[REDACTED]* Utah was transferred from his unit with the [REDACTED] and was given the rank of [REDACTED] and transferred to [REDACTED] to train subsequent classes in the Ranger School in the methods of survival. He met his wife, [REDACTED] when she passed through the school. They married six months after meeting and if asked about her Utah will remind the inquirer to “mind [his or her] own fuckin’ business” in an uncharacteristic display of annoyance.

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