Static

History

Virgil Ovid Hawkins was born to Robert and Jean Hawkins, their second child
and only son, in the city of Dakota in the midwestern United States. A
precocious child, when Virgil was nine, he lost his mother to gang violence.
As a teenager, his father founded a community center where Virgil spent most
of his time, becoming an honor roll student at school.

Plagued by bullies, Virgil made friends with one of the gangs briefly, who
tried to convince him to get rid of his gangmember bully at the Big Bang, a
huge encounter between all of Dakota's gangs, at a chemical shipping area at
the docks. During the confrontation, the police raided, and damaged the
chemicals, exposing everyone involved to a mysterious purple smoke.

Many of the people were mutated, some dying, but several surviving with
superpowers, becoming criminals. Virgil gained powers over electromagnetism,
becoming a superhero named Static with the help of his mundane friends. He
spent a few years as a teenager fighting crime, until he reached 18, and
people had grown up, moved on, and so did he.

Heading in search of newfound freedom, a need for schooling, and a search to
find out where exactly the 'Q-Juice' chemicals that transformed him came from,
he travelled over to New Jersey, attending Gotham University and frequently
taking the train to New York.

Recent Events

Personality

Virgil Hawkins is a headstrong, wisecracking young man. While he has plenty of
teenaged insecurities, such as 'am I actually funny' or 'am I really doing
well with my friends', he makes up for them by having way too much of a mouth,
constantly quipping both in mask and out, partially genuine and partially for
self-security. He's got a drive to help those in need, but he wants to look
cool while doing it, be well-liked, and be a little bit popular. He's strong
and confident, but sometimes bullish and sometimes overconfident. At his core,
though, Virgil is a guy who wants to make a difference, who feels like he has
the world on his shoulders and wants to lift it up as high as he can. That
mouth might genuinely get him hurt, though, as it has before, as will his
recklessness - charging into things he doesn't understand because he has to do
right and make a change.

RP Hooks

Relationships

Character Sheet

ELECTROMAGNETIC BARRIER

Static can create electrical barriers that can assist in blocking and propelling projectiles (whether metal, energy, etc), though enough force and strain can punch through them.

ELECTROMAGNETIC FLIGHT

While he can't fly personally, Static can turn metal objects into personal hoverboards, such as trashcan lids, manholes, and metal discs, and ride them at a maximum speed of 200MPH.

ELECTROMAGNETISM

Static has an innate control of electromagnetism, able to fire high-voltage static bolts and manipulate ferrous metals via generating electricity from his body. He can lift extremely heavy metal objects such as automobiles or small helicopters, reverse magnetic polarities, drain and charge electricity from objects, repel or attract metal objects, and magnetize (or demagnetize) objects. His bolts can be anywhere from 'tazer voltage' to extremely lethal bursts, and he can generate huge bursts of electricity around him when he has enough juice to run off, either forming cages or simply attacking with them. These abilities also make him generally electricity-resistant, though the abilities of fellow metahumans bypass this defense.

ELECTRONIC MANIPULATION

Static has a weak ability to manipulate electronic devices solely through touch, whether or not they are plugged in.

STATIC CLING

Static's signature ability allows him to stick people or objects to surfaces, whether floor, wall, or ceiling, via powerful static. This makes a very handy trap, and lasts for a decent while even when he's not there, though eventualy it'll wear off on its own and drop them.

Miscellaneous

Gallery

Appearances

April 25, 2020. Monkey See, Monkey DOOM!

Harley takes the babies out for a gourmand outing. Heroes interrupt. :(

Posted On: 13 May 2020 01:39 (Related Tags: atlas harley-quinn impulse poison-ivy red-robin spider-gwen static)


February 14, 2020. Who Wants To Talk About Murders?! V

Atlas, Ghost Spider, and Red Robin gather to talk shop about the Charles Arany case. Static wanders in and gets recruited.

Posted On: 15 Feb 2020 06:26 (Related Tags: atlas red-robin spider-gwen static)


Static
Static Shock straight to your system.
Static Shock straight to your system.
Full Name: Virgil Hawkins
Code Name: Static
Occupation: College Student
Aliases: N/A
Reg. Status: Unregistered
Alignment: Hero
Home Turf: Gotham
Affiliations: N/A
Physical Information
Gender: Male
Species: Metahuman
Species Detail: Mutate
Age: 18
Height: 5'8"
Build: Average
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
OOC Information
Portrayed By: Leon Thomas III
Theme Song: Lil' Romeo - Static Shock
Character Type: FC
Universe: DC
Wiki Tag: static
Played Since: 2-11-2020

Last Posted Activity: 13 May 2020 01:39

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