Arthur Curry

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Arthur Curry (Scenesys ID: 405)
Profile
Name: Arthur Curry, Orin
Superalias: Aquaman
Gender: Male
Species: Atlantean Hybrid
Occupation: Adventurer, Lighthouse Keeper, Superhero, Revolutionary
Citizenship: American, Atlantean
Residence: New York City
Education: Homeschool
Theme: DC (FC)
Groups: Justice League
Details
Apparent Age: 31 Actual Age: 31
Date of Birth March 24 1988 Played By Jason Momoa
Height: 6'1" Weight: 325lbs
Hair Color: Dirty Blonde Eye Color: Blue
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Theme Song: Ghostwriter Music - Phil Lober - Sidewinder


Character Info

Profile

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An Atlantean-Human hybrid who is fighting for the right to rule his Kingdom. A hero tried and true and a founding member of the Justice League as the hero known as Aquaman, Arthur Curry always tries to do the right thing, even if he usually just ends up getting himself involved in things he shouldn't be involved in. He's determined and headstrong to free his people and unite the world above and below.

Timeline

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Timeline:
1988: Arthur Curry is born in the forbidden love of Queen Atlanna of Atlantis and Tom Curry, a Lighthouse Keeper in Amnesty Bay.
1993: Queen Atlanna leaves to accept her responsibility as Atlantis's Queen, leaving Arthur to be raised alone by his father, who homeschools his son.
1998: Arthur discovers that he is not a normal human. He can breathe underwater and begins to express the minimal superhuman characteristics of a Royal Atlantean-Human hybrid. Atlanna sends Vulko, a trusted servant and warrior, to teach Arthur Atlantean ways.
2004: Amnesty Bay begins its own legend about an 'Aquaman', a silhouette who pulls Fishermen out of sinking boats and brings in fish during bad seasons.
2010:Tom Curry dies of a heart attack, but instructs Arthur to seek out his mother to truly understand his heritage. Vulko continues to train him, believing him not ready.
2011: Arthur discovers his mother Atlanna is deceased on an initial trip to Atlantis, where he also discovers that the throne was usurped by Namor the Sub-Mariner. Enraged, he performs many heroic acts in Atlantis and proclaims himself the True heir to the throne of Atlantis with Atlanna's blood as the proof of his legitimacy.
2012: Arthur Curry joins the defense of earth and becomes a founding member of the Justice League in the aftermath.
2014: Arthur meets an receives a quest from Poseidon, the Greek God of the Seas, which he completes and is awarded with Divine empowerment and the Trident of Poseidon.
2016: Arthur focuses his attention on the Surface World and the Justice League, inadvertantly allowing conditions in Atlantis to continue under Namor's rule.
2017: Aquaman mourns the death of Superman after the attack of Doomsday and devotes himself to be better in his memory. 018: Despite the JLA being scattered, Aquaman assists the Avengers in the invasion of Loki.
2019: Aquaman resumes his revolutionary tactics in direct opposition to King Namor, leading to multiple confrontation with Atlantean military.

IC Journal

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Personality

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Angry:
Arthur is rather upset and angered at the current Atlantis, where he fights Namor's rule with ferocity. In his day to day casual life, he can be described as to the point, grouchy, and with a grim sense of humor. There is an injustice done that must be righted.

Honorable:
Arthur was raised in a small town with small town values. He's sincere, honest, lawful, and always treats the other person with respect unless you disrespect him first. He's plainspoken and straightforward, unwilling to play games or talk in verbal circles. He's pretty much a knight in shining armor, personality-wise, just without the 'thy' and 'thee's.

Moral:
Despite Arthur's abilities, he is a very moral and fair person, or so he would like to believe. He's a protector of the innocent and a vanquisher of evil. He is one of the few 'major' heroes who is willing to kill someone if it means that more lives will be saved. He's not an angel, but he believes in doing the right thing.

Pride:
Ah, the sin that has teared kings from their thrones. However, Arthur's pride could be considered a healthy thing. He has pride in his people and in himself in a display of confidence, but not so much arrogance. In a flaw, Arthur is simply hard on himself in times where he should've been more cool-headed.

Protective:
When you are born with very little, you become protective of what you have. Needless to say this has amplified since his father's death and mother's abandonment. If he makes a friend, he will defend them with his life and with loyalty.

Character Sheet

Powers

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Atlantean Hybrid:
Arthur is half human, half Atlantean. He can breathe underwater as if it were air and breathe air as if it were water. This genetic gift is the source for all of his superhuman abilities on both sides of the gene pool.

Divine Empowerment:
Earning the approval of an Ocean God is definitely worth the while. Poseidon has given Arthur a myriad of abilities:

Weather Control: Under Poseidon's purview, Arthur can command, create, and manipulate weather phenomenon. He can conjure thunderstorms, rain, wind, and lightning while on land and ocean-based weather while at sea, like tsunamis and hurricanes.

Magic Resilience: Aquaman is one of the few heroes who have a resistance to magic. Though his resistance to magic of Thule origin is highest at downright immune, other magics he simply has a light resistance, but the closer to Atlantean origin it is, the more resistant he is. Even if it means most spells still hurt.

Hydrokinesis: Arthur can manipulate water. He could stop an oncoming rush of flood or weaponize water into bladed shards or whips and similar weapons.

Cryokinesis: Arthur can, upon physical contact, Freeze water en masse and even people (with extended contact).

Healing:
As an Atlantean Royal, Arthur heals much faster than other Atlanteans, who already heal quicker than humans. He heals severe injuries in a few days and most mundane injuries within a couple minutes to hours, depending on the severity. He cannot regenerate lost limbs or organs without mystical or advanced help.

Invulnerability:
Arthur is built incredibly tough. He can survive the deepest parts of the ocean with casual ease, including the crushing pressure that most have no hope surviving in and take a swim in lava and be unharmed. He is effectively bulletproof and can survive taking explosives (like from an RPG) to the face and be just fine. He can take hits from the best of them and keep coming back for more, being durable enough to shrug off most forms of damage from all but the best.

Marine Telepathy:
Probably what Arthur gets made fun of the most for: he can talk to fish. Okay, he can talk to A LOT of fish, big and small. Though instead of convincing fish to do what he says, he can actually just influence them to do exactly what he wants. He could call a school of sharks to devour an enemy or call up a Leviathan from the deep depths to assist him in combat against a particularly strong foe. His limits in regards to this ability is ultimately unknown, but it should be stated that a particular form of sea life with a strong will to resist can cause a mental war to exhaust Aquaman mentally. The sea is home to many creatures and nightmares that man dare not touch, but as long as Aquaman's will is strong enough, he can assume command of them.

Super Reflexes:
Arthur's reflexes are far beyond anything a baseline human could ever hope to perform. Specifically 15 times greater. Even faster than most Atlanteans in terms of reaction time, Arthur can dodge point-blank gunfire and even lightning after its fired off. He can keep up with more than a few of his Justice League counterparts, but really only in reaction time. He cannot keep up with most speedsters.

Super Senses:
Arthur's senses are extraordinarily enhanced. Typically used when beneath the waves, Arthur's senses act much like Sonar sense. Though his Atlantean heritage gives him a crystal clear night vision due to the lack of light in the ocean depths, Arthur's sonar sense lets him see even deeper than that before he even gets there. Typically, his range is about 50,000 feet when in water. On land, his sonar sense is removed, but his hearing is good enough that he can hear up to several miles away.

Super Speed:
By no means a speedster by the normal meaning of the term, Arthur is still blessed with incredible speed that is assisted by his great strength. On land, Arthur can move up to transonic speeds at his absolute best, any faster and he will tire extremely quickly. In the water, he's one of the fastest swimmers alive, capable of swimming up to hypersonic speeds, capping at about mach 7.

Super Strength:
Arthur Curry is EXTREMELY strong, arguably the strongest of his entire race, due to his heritage. Consider that all Atlanteans have some measure of Superhuman Strength, and Arthur blows most if not all of them out of the water. He can comfortably lift well over 100 tons. He is capable of lifting buildings over his head and, in more extreme situations, moving items like Tectonic plates and matching the heavy hitters of the Justice League blow for blow in contests of physical strength.

Skills

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Combat:
Trained from a young age by a great Atlantean warrior, Arthur is no slouch when it comes to combat. Though he truly excels at underwater combat, on land he is a master spear fighter (typically with his trident) that is fully capable of standing up against the best weapon masters around and at least hold his ground. He is somewhat skilled in swordsmanship, but it pales in comparison to his spear mastery.

Leadership:
Charismatic and sure of himself, Arthur is a natural leader whose lineage is of powerful and beloved Kings and Queens. He could lead a small group of people (if he was ever actually allowed to) or an actual army of people. Pair this with a knack for strategy that isn't 'punch the other guy' and Arthur's actually pretty good at leading people.

Marine Biology:
Arthur knows just about everything about every known species of fish. Pretty much useless, but as a lighthouse keeper and occasional sailor, its kind of important to know what your dealing with.

Multilingualism:
Aquaman can speak fluent English, Atlantean, Russian, Spanish and Polynesian with conversational skill in Italian.

Sailing:
Arthur knows how to operate a boat. Be it by mast or by engine, Arthur can get from point A to point B, something that is rather helpful when he needs to be incognito and 'normal'.

Resources

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Atlantean Armor:
Made from Atlantean steel, it is largely protective against most man-made weapons, except for high-intensity explosions. That'll cut through it like butter.

Atlantis:
Arthur has proclaimed himself publically to Atlantis as the true heir to the throne in opposition to the current leadership. He has garnered himself a few followers that would follow him to the depths of the sea. If he was in a bind, surely he could call on them for help.

Justice League:
A founding member of the Justice League who still has a seat at the table as it were, Aquaman can call on his heroic allies in times of distress and has access to Justice League resources.

Trident of Poseidon:
A weapon granted to Arthur by the Olympian God of the Seas, Poseidon. This allows him to be able to do a few tricks that his enemies don't expect from a golden trident. It is unbreakable, made from the Olympian Adamantine. It allows him to better control the weather he is able to produce and fire off bolts of electricity from its three-pronged tip. In addition, it also allows Arthur to fly up to about 300mph. As a magic weapon, it can hurt beings who have an extremely high tolerance for damage and is deadly to unholy creatures.

Weaknesses

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Atlantis:
Atlantis is really all Arthur has left in terms of a home, despite its current leadership at the moment. If Atlantis were ever in danger, Arthur would immediately rush to its defense against any threat.

Dehydration:
Probably one of the most inconvenient weaknesses ever, Arthur needs to stay hydrated, since Atlanteans dehydrate faster than humans. Specifically, he can survive three days without practically bathing in water before more lethal effects start to kick in. The longer he goes without being hydrated, the weaker his overall abilities will become.

Enemies:
On the surface, Aquaman has made more than a few enemies who would love to take down the Prince apparent and would not shed a single tear if something bad happened to him. Arthur's adventures with the Justice League has further intensified how many people want Arthur gone.

High Standard:
When Arthur found out about his heritage, what his family was like, the kind of future he has, he started holding himself to a much higher standard. After all, how can you be a King if you don't act like one? It drives him onward to know that he carries a strong name with pride, but also that he takes his failures very personally and to heart.

Hunted:
The King of Atlantis is hunting the opposition to his throne. Occasionally, a team of highly trained Atlantean warriors will attack Arthur. So far they haven't succeeded, but its still something to look over your shoulder for.

Magic:
Despite having a resistance to it, Aquaman can still be affected by magic, such as magical weapons most prominently. They are the go-to for getting past his durability aside from a good ole fashioned bout of fisticuffs.

Role-Play

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Title Date Scene Summary
So You Like Pizza Too March 29th, 2021 Arthur and Kori run into each other in what turns out to be both of their favorite pizza place. Pizza delivery to Iceland is planned.
Bizarro Destroys Metropolis March 19th, 2021 Manipulated by Mister Mxyzpltk, The Bizarro Superman confuses the Fifth Annual Giant Robot Appreciation Day Parade for an invasion! Sweeping in to help save the day, Bizarro must be stopped before he ruins the nice day out...or gets someone killed.
Hanging Out in the Hall March 7th, 2021 Pizza and advice are shared in the Hall of Justice
A Thorn In The Side March 6th, 2021 Felix Faust might very well have added another ally to his ranks, but again he finds himself driven away by the Justice League and their allies. More and more eyes are turning towards him and he is accumulating enemies as quickly as allies. Soon he may have nowhere left to run. Or will he manage to bring his hidden goals to fruition and at last gain his revenge on those that have humiliated him so often before...
Better Than A Message In A Bottle February 27th, 2021 Arthur gets contacted by Batgirl to find out what happened to the small statue that she and Cassandra Cain helped Aquaman and Wonder Woman recover from the ocean.
Not All Is Happy Under The Sea February 24th, 2021 Arthur is given some tasks promoting Atlantean causes on the surface by Namor as a way to try to get Arthur out of the capitol.
Mardi Gras Afterparty February 18th, 2021 Off on a tour!
Hellfire Cub Mardi Gras Party! February 6th, 2021 The Hellfire Club threw a successful Mardi Gras Party! Nobody died!
One day on (and under) the water. December 29th, 2020 No description
Old McArthur Had a Band December 13th, 2020 No description
Arthur Comes to Admire the Titan Tower Architecture November 27th, 2020 Arthur takes Koriand'r to the boardwalk and tries to renege in a game of truth or dare!
Home again home again, jiggedy-jig. November 18th, 2020 Domestic bliss!
The AMAZing A.I.M. Robbery November 13th, 2020 When a coup within an A.I.M. cell goes wrong, the Justice League must stop the mad scientists from destroying Queensland Park! But the mad Professor Ivo has a parting gift for his old colleagues; the super android AMAZO! Can the Justice League defeat an opponent able to duplicate their own powers, weapons, and skills? And what is Ivo's master plan?
BEHOLD! My League Stuff! November 10th, 2020 Koriand'r comes to visit the Justice League and Zatanna is super mean to her.
Barry's Crab Shack October 27th, 2020 WAR OF THE SEA--food. Tigra and Aquaman share a drink, discuss their lack of geographical skills. Totally unaware of Arthur's heroic identity!
Not Completely Insane October 23rd, 2020 No description
Spooktacular Justice Party October 19th, 2020 The Justice League Halloween party!
Hey, ARTHUR! October 8th, 2020 Arthur is throwing pencils into the ceiling and watching basketball. Diana questions him on his life choices.
About the thing. October 6th, 2020 Arthur gives Nessa a gross statue and she touches it.
This statue is weird. October 1st, 2020 Arthur seeks May's help in finding the deets on the lurker statue.
THIS IS A SCENE AND OK THERE'S WATER BUT THERE'S A BOAT TOO! September 28th, 2020 Mera hassles Arthur and says he stinks.
Three Fish In A Barrel September 23rd, 2020 Arthur, Nita, and Namor all very reluctantly discuss the goings on of these rather destructive Atlantean events.
THIS IS A SCENE BUT WITH WATER! September 20th, 2020 Namorita hassles Arthur after they talk with Namor.
It Returned To The Deep: Fish & Ships September 19th, 2020 Spoiler and Orphan hop in Batsub and accompany Wonder Woman and Aquaman into the briny deep to recover the artifact knocked away from Cheetah during an illicit auction
Duty Calls September 17th, 2020 Mera seeks out information from Arthur. Arthur gets a bath instead.
If you like Pina Coladas September 14th, 2020 Arthur makes a few innocent comments and Namorita is all 'wtf?!'
London Bridge is falling down September 13th, 2020 The Justice League, with some unexpected help, repel a rampaging dragon tourist from space. Zero stars!
The Hobo Rescuing Foundation September 8th, 2020 So, we find out that at best Arthur would be a bum, not a hobo. But now he owes Harley Quinn for a soup and a good deed. So there's that!
Slush Sleuthing August 28th, 2020 Arthur and May explore the slush rivers beneath the Bronx. It's a real snake's nest.
It Came from the Deep: A King's Sword August 17th, 2020 A group of X-men and Aquaman explore the King's Sword and come face to face with an ancient evil, a mermaid of old who was using her victims as zombies. Fight ensues and they are able to win the day. Featuring a Queen turncoat, a kitty playing with tentacles, deaf Atlanteans and, of course, explosions!
Watchtower Unveiling August 17th, 2020 A crowd of dignitaries, journalists, and superheroes gather at the Justice League's moon base to celebrate the inauguration of the Watchtower.
Atlantean PD on the case August 9th, 2020 Elektra comes across Aquaman as he stops some cutthroats who stole some Atlantean artifacts. A deal is made, Aquaman keeps his artifacts, Elektra finds what she was here for.
Telepathic Ninjas Cheat August 1st, 2020 Arthur saves the day and Psylocke tries to kill everyone and Bolo shoots a guy in the knee meanly.
You owe me. August 1st, 2020 May cultivates a contact! Arthur gets good eats.
Two big boys and a cave July 27th, 2020 Arthur has a late night talk with Oliver at the Arrowcave where they talk about the state of things. Arthur compensates being out of the ocean by breathing in beer.
Seriously, dude, just answer the question. July 23rd, 2020 Acting on orders from SHIELD to get some intel on current JLA activities, Agent May takes a stroll alongside a pond with Arthur Curry. She gets what she wants. He gets... her number. Or something like that.
Which came first, the Arrow Cave or the Bat Cave July 17th, 2020 Arthur goes to the Arrow Cave and embarrasses Ollie.
Not quite a Fair Folk Festival July 16th, 2020 The New Horizons Folk Festival in Central Park is interrupted by a gang of marauding... goblins? Good thing a handful of heroes are on hand to help.
Justice League July 9th, 2020 No description
Not every scene has to have Water in it! July 8th, 2020 There were things we were looking for. And no water!
Money Can't Buy Happiness But It Can Buy a Jetski July 3rd, 2020 Reckless jet ski riders need rescuing
A Wave Crashes on Land June 24th, 2020 A walk in the park accompanied by shots fired by Aquaman at the poor beleaguered Agent Drew.
Hall of Hobos June 11th, 2020 Arthur gets fast food and breaks into the Hall of Justice to find out where the Justice League is. Diana shows up to find out why a hobo just broke into the Hall of Justice, and then tells Arthur he smells (in so many words). It is a good time.
The Ocean Meets SHIELD June 8th, 2020 Arthur Curry is spotted in New Troy. SHIELD alerted to his presence sends Agent Drew out to have a chat with him. Curry grumps his way through the 'interview.'
What do you want May 25th, 2020 Arthur and Kal and Diana talk about the League.
Time to get those feet wet again May 22nd, 2020 Oliver and Arthur meet on the Blackbird tavern. Oliver doesn't find a bird but instead finds a big fish. They catch-up about the past and what the future may bring.
I Need A Drink April 19th, 2020 Rocket Red and Aquaman reunite.
A Fishy Situation February 19th, 2020 Lois tries to investigate a fishy situation, Aquaman and Thor save the day from another.
Meanwhile, at the Hall of Justice... February 19th, 2020 Power Girl gets interviewed for the Justice League.
Rescue on Genosha(1 hour after the attack) February 13th, 2020 Hal and Pals destroy 2 Sentinels and save 100 people. Not all of them want to leave their home, though.

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