Julio Richter

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Julio Richter (Scenesys ID: 1344)
Name: Julio Richter
Superalias: Rictor
Gender: Male
Species: Mutant
Occupation: Runaway
Citizenship: Mexican
Residence: Xavier's School
Education: High School
Theme: Marvel (FC)
Groups: Academy X, Xavier's School
Apparent Age: 19 Actual Age: 19
Date of Birth 17 Jun 2000 Played By Tyler Posey
Height: 5'9" Weight: 145 lb
Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown
Theme Song: Harry Belafonte - Jump in the Line (Shake Senora)

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An untrained but powerful mutant, Julio Richter was forced to flee his country after his father's criminal ties blew up in his face and then Julio's newly manifested powers blew up in everybody's. He has spent years on the run, even escaping an immigrant detention camp, hoping to make contact with a community that will accept him as he is.


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2000: Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, to Louis, a mid-level gun smuggler with ties to various cartels, and Ramona, a bartender at a restaurant and cantina.
2008-2015: Louis takes greater risks to grow his business and becomes increasingly distant or even hostile at home.
2016: Mexican federal authorities manage to arrest Louis at a soccer game. Julio, also present, is taken into custody for questioning. Cartel enforcers bribe their way in and kill Louis to prevent him from flipping. Julio, a witness to the murder, is next in line until his mutant powers manifest in an earthquake that levels three city blocks. Julio goes to Ramona, who in her shock and horror, blames Julio for her husband's death and rejects him.
2016-17: Julio attempts to seek asylum in Genosha, but cannot reveal his identity for fear that he'll be either swept into a federal investigation or a target for organized crime.
2018: With no other options, Julio joins a migrant caravan bound for the United States. When he arrives, he applies for asylum from cartel reprisals but is detained indefinitely while the application hits delay upon delay.
2019: Fed up with the miserable conditions, Julio uses his abilities to break a large group out of the detention facilities. He makes his way toward New York, hoping he can encounter either the X-men or the Brotherhood (he doesn't especially care which) and persuade them to help him.

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Seek Shelter:
About the only group he feels can offer him any hope are fellow mutants, although he has had little if any contact with them. He'll jump at the chance to make contact with mutant groups, regardless of their political or moral alignment. He took the destruction of Genosha as a personal gut-punch.

Stable Ground:
At heart, Julio is looking for a home and a family to replace the one he lost. Although he's difficult to get to know, once the wall comes down he is intensely loyal and protective. Being able to stay grounded in one place and build up his mutant connection to the Earth will also have a mellowing effect on him.

Tough and Rumble:
Although he avoids open conflicts, which never seem to end well for him, Julio's past has left him surly and jaded. He is suspicious of strangers and quick to cut and run in the interest of self-preservation. He detests the US government about as much as the cartels that put him on the run in the first place.

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Earth Sense:
By meditatively attending to the energy he draws on from the Earth, Julio can detect features underground. The most obvious are voids -- caverns, tunnels, or excavations -- but magma and groundwater are also fairly easy to identify and crudely map out in a radius of a mile or so. Within about half of that distance, he can generically differentiate between crystalline, metallic, igneous, and sedimentary deposits. If given a sample of a specific mineral or already closely familiar with it, he can point to the nearest deposit within a quarter mile.

Julio's mental connection to the Earth allows him to manipulate its substance. He can mold the ground in basic ways, raising and lowering it to form barriers, chasms, or platforms. As his control improves, he can burrow through the ground, launch rocks and boulders, quickly extend narrow stone pillars, or create structures with fine detail.

Although he isn't currently aware of it, Julio's connection to the Earth gives him the potential to access Earth-based magic. For the time being, this simply means he will notice "something weird" if such magic is used near him, and be able to home in on the source of that feeling, if he so chooses.

Seismic Waves:
Julio can draw on seismic forces in the ground and channel their vibrational energy through his body in powerful ways, generating shockwaves, destroying structures, even starting earthquakes. He requires physical contact to transfer self-sustaining destructive waves into objects -- generally starting a countdown to structural collapse -- but he can also release the seismic energy in a burst, either as an area explosion or a directed concussive blast. All of these abilities are especially destructive to rigid, brittle solid objects, but the burst effects will deliver a powerful knockback impact to the target regardless of its composition.

Julio is immune to destructive vibration, which his powers naturally cancel out, and this ability gives him limited resistance to injury from physical impacts. (Cutting or piercing are not affected, and he's as easy to throw around as anyone his size.)


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As a kid, Julio spent a lot of time with his mom at her job, and picked up a number of drink recipes and the basics of good bartending. From time to time, he has been known to use these skills to make a bit of money in places where the management doesn't ask questions.

Julio only made it this far in life by knowing how to evade pursuit and disappear. Especially in urban environments, he knows how to utilize cover, sightlines, and unorthodox routes to break away from a tail. He also knows how to find places and resources to hide longer-term.

Rough years have taught Julio to scavenge for what he needs. He can find food in urban and natural environments, albeit not always appetizing food, and he has no compunctions about stealing to survive.


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Crime World:
Although Julio was not involved in his father's business, he was aware of it and, by osmosis, picked up the basics of navigating the world of organized crime. These lessons were driven home during his years in hiding and may have kept him alive. This resource can be used for background survival, to more comfortably navigate underworld scenes and plots, and potentially to dig up low-level information or contacts that might be found on the wrong side of the law.

Owed One:
Julio broke a number of asylum-seekers out of detention when he escaped. If he were to run into any of them, those individuals would owe him a considerable favor.


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Julio is not legally permitted to be in the US. Law enforcement and government authority of any kind is a threat to his safety, and he will act accordingly.

Context Dependent:
Julio does not generate the energy that fuels his mutation; he draws it out of his environment and only has enough "storage" for one burst of power. This means that his powers' strength varies drastically depending on where he is. At a basic level, he's only really at his peak when underground, surrounded by his power source and material he can manipulate. Conversely, at an altitide of 200 meters or more (from the ground; mountains aren't an issue), he has nothing to draw on and nothing to work with. Even tall buildings can present a serious problem.

More broadly, his abilities vary along with the seismic activity in the region. The baseline on his sheet assumes he's in the usual haunt for Xavierites: the northeastern US. In less active regions (or any higher than about 30 meters from the ground), he will take much longer to "charge up" before using his abilities, and the effects will be far less impressive.

That isn't the only potential pitfall, either. If Julio's environment is TOO geologically unstable, such as when he's near a volcano or active fault, the tame stream of power he's accustomed to overflows its banks. His powers work much more quickly and powerfully than he's used to, but that makes precision more difficult and overdoing it more likely. Worse, cutting loose in such an area creates a rush of power so strong that he gets a bit high on it, communicating poorly, acting recklessly, and generally losing focus for the duration of the scene. He's also likely to experience physical exhaustion or even a hangover the next day.

Both criminals and law enforcement in his home country would like to get their hands on Julio if he were ever to return.



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Title Date Scene Summary
Skipping stones always sink April 8th, 2024 Skipping stones, till he is interrupted by a Julio. Whom reminds Bishop of a younger verison of himself.
There's a Sandwich at the End of this Scene April 7th, 2024 As foretold by the prophecy, a sandwich appeared.
Sunday Evening in the Arcade April 7th, 2024 Julio and Jay hang at the arcade and chat
Shake-Shake-Shake April 4th, 2024 Havok was ambushed by Stonewall, Super Saber, and Avalanche. Richter stepped in and helped balance out the fight. The villains were routed. Bystanders were hurt. None killed. Isolated property damage in midtown Brooklyn. The Beastie Boys would be annoyed.
Hydra vs UN: Zoo Animals Loosed April 4th, 2024 Hydra operatives release large and dangerous animals from their pens in the Central Park Zoo, drawing heroes and first responders just before Hydra assaults the UN.
The Tower, Inverted April 2nd, 2024 The entity is no more, but something unknown was gained. What will be its legacy?
I'm Not Allowed to Say It's Mandatory April 2nd, 2024 Several Xavier's people gather for a little meet-and-greet in the Radical Arcade!
The Roof of Destiny April 1st, 2024 The chicks all bailed, leaving Doug and Julio to was philosophical about plant sex.
Mxyzptlk At Joe's March 6th, 2024 A fifth dimensional imp comes to Joe's Diner and there is much denunciation of pronunciation. How /do/ you spell or say his name!?
Pezzini Delivery Service... Steak and Baked Potatoes March 5th, 2024 Sara brings steaks to Luca and Joshua after an event in Bushwick wears them both out, and shares with those who remain afterwards.
A Simple Day In Bushwick March 4th, 2024 It's a simple day in Bushwick even with the drug deal that went South.
A cure for growling stomachs March 2nd, 2024 Patty meets Julio, Words are exchanged. Potential friendships are formed.
Roll a D20 April 23rd, 2021 No description
American Mutant Gothic April 1st, 2021 After Negasonic doesn't come home at night, James, Illyana, Kitty and Julio go searching for her, with Nori also showing up at the mall where they find her. The birthday of Ellie's dead father makes for emotional moments.
Feast of Souls: A Handful of Dust March 22nd, 2021 Illyana plans terrible things in a tree. Julio, Shan, and Bobby leaf safety behind.
Feast of Souls: Red Ink March 22nd, 2021 Oh no, bad dreams? Whatever could it be? Candygram! Demon-shark!
Steam burns March 9th, 2021 No description
Trouble in Ibiza March 8th, 2021 The plot is laid?
Library Police: Amnesty Hours March 5th, 2021 The Library Police successfully retrieve several books, including an interestingly enchanted one from Julio. A fugitive is identified for later apprehension. There are donuts.
We Didn't Start The Fire March 2nd, 2021 Mill Brook Houses are open for development after magma kraken visits.
Break the Silence March 2nd, 2021 Leena barely survives being the human sacrifice, but now the King of Hell, Vinea, walks New York freely. That can't possibly turn out poorly.
Cold Cases February 25th, 2021 Julio and Bobby recover a denarius from inside a circle of skulls in the Bronx.
Sorry about your door February 14th, 2021 Julio's brain is crowded and his powers are malfunctioning, so clearly the only thing that could make the situation more complicated is getting his ex involved.
All Quiet in the Western Bronx February 9th, 2021 A battle royale is about to begin for the soul, a life, and Hell.
With Words Unspoken February 8th, 2021 Beware the bodysnatchers of the Bronx. They're bombastically bad.
I'm Only Happy When It Rains (Olives) February 2nd, 2021 Something never finished.
Headbangers' Ball January 30th, 2021 Julio and Simon make time for pizza and punk rock.
Guess who's back January 29th, 2021 Bobby returns to the school and has a fraught conversation with Julio.
The Quiet Game January 29th, 2021 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen face off against the Aztec god of winter. With a bit of sweet talking and conning, no one dies. Yet.
Mystic Graffiti January 29th, 2021 A soul stolen by the Lady in Red sends mages and druids and Spitfire into the Aztec bone-path searching for answers. The Lady is banished but her demon remains, struck down in an exorcism. But when Anthony Druid tries to reclaim a human sacrifice, the dark Aztec god of winter has something to say about interfering with his midnight snack...
A Little Birdy Told Me... January 26th, 2021 Magical paths broaden a demonic conspiracy. A hunt for meaning leads to some bloody discoveries.
Raves not caves January 25th, 2021 Julio and Simon arrange to go out to a punk show. Everything goes incredibly smoothly and there are no misunderstandings.
What The Water Gave Me January 25th, 2021 Congratulations, you've been asked to save the world from Cthulhu Balrog monster!
It Came from the Deep: Pelagic Nightmare January 25th, 2021 Unleashed extra-dimensional terrors are fought, Meggan impales Eldritch Horror with her giant spear, Hyperion discovers his Laser Eyes are over 9000, Orbital weaponry is fired, new volcano created, Julio eats a kaiju, Scott is abducted into SPACE!, and Rhodey has a fascinating report to write.
Friday Night's All Right For Spelling, Sans Demonic Tomes and Nazis January 23rd, 2021 Weird liquor for the cost of a childhood memory? Sure! As long as I'm not paying.
As Silent As The Grave January 20th, 2021 Demons dance, dark gods cavort, and the bone road awaits the mages going two by two, hurrah, hurrah...
Zombie hunters January 19th, 2021 Julio drags Simon down into the cave near the ski slope to look for zombies and confront him about his attitude, and it turns out he's all outta zombies
Going downhill January 18th, 2021 students have fun and frustration,
TJ Phone Home January 14th, 2021 Pizza Party with X-men and Titans to hand off a Ragamuffin Waif Stray to them
Kitchen Looting January 12th, 2021 Mutants eat food. Nutrition is the mission.
Sick dance moves January 10th, 2021 Tabby, Julio, and Doug head to a club to try to forget their problems, but a whole new set of problems find them, instead.
No Slacking at Xavier's January 7th, 2021 Scott does not believe Ruth and Julio are working hard enough. Jean is there to offer helpful suggestions.
It's Finally Cold Enough November 29th, 2020 Bobby begins the creation of an ice maze near the lake and shows Julio what he's been working on.
X-MEN: The Shallow Lake November 23rd, 2020 The X-Men travel to a lake community in Maine, where they come across a powerful Mutant who has been wronged by vicious hatred. A lake is emptied, then refilled, fish explode, the ground is torn into fissures, and Jean may have found a new Scott replacement! Who knows!
I'm being Oppressed! November 14th, 2020 Some of the Xavier's School group go on a forest hike and enjoy a beautiful autumn day! They find dead things, they litter the forest with ketchup packets, they tear up the ground and leave man-sized goffer trails in the ground, they steal a tree and fly it back toward their cult compound. A typical lovely day in the Xavier world!
Big Top Follies:Part 1 October 16th, 2020 Lighting fire, missing people, but now with clues.
X-men Road Rage: Vulture and Goblin September 24th, 2020 Rogue, Noriko and Julio helped Spider-Man after the ambush by Vulture and Green Goblin, and the group took down Vulture while the rest of the team faced off with Goblin.
First Day Back 2020 Edition September 15th, 2020 Great times are had by the pool soon after the start of the school year!
A Quiet Birthday by the Pool September 11th, 2020 Bobby's 22nd Birthday is a low-key affair out on the patio by the pool.
X-men: Road Rage September 2nd, 2020 Betsy, Beast, Julio, Rogue and Iceman stop a mercenary attack on a convoy. But Vulture and Green Goblin get the drop on the X-men.
Rollercoasters and Ice Cream August 27th, 2020 Julio and Bobby head to Coney Island. There is funnel cake. It's kind of like churros made by a third grader with a really unsteady hand.
Xavier's Kitchen Meet and Greet August 26th, 2020 People catch up with Moira and Betsy during meals and snacks in the kitchen
No Animals Were Harmed In The Making Of This Scene August 18th, 2020 Shooting hoops at Xavier's, and discussing the latest situation with Genosha
It Came from the Deep: Kittery, Maine August 17th, 2020 Bobby, Illyana, Julio, Gabby, James, and Lorna all fight tooth and nail to stop a Lurker feeding frenzy from tearing apart a small town in Maine.
Not Ideal Circumstances August 15th, 2020 Lorna returns to Genosha and the X-men and allies convene.
Hellfire Purgatory Teen Club Grand Opening August 15th, 2020 The grand opening is a hit! Drinking, dancing, socializing, loads of fun... oh, and a cameo by a very annoyed one-eyed security goon.
Magneto did What August 14th, 2020 Julio comes to visit Bobby and tells him about what happened with Magneto in Genosha.
Atlantis Needs Help August 9th, 2020 Namor and Lorna address the X-men about the threat to Atlantis and the surface world and ask for help.
Classroom Prep August 9th, 2020 Julio helps Bobby prepare the classroom for his first days of teaching.
Genosha Burns: Resizing the People of Genosha August 9th, 2020 The heroes restore the people from Genosha's bottles... but at what cost?
The Great Outdoors August 8th, 2020 Bobby, Julio, and Lorna go for a bike ride... and Creed shows up.
Karaoke Night! August 3rd, 2020 The X crowd goes out for a night of karaoke, pizza and wings, and general camaraderie. Rogue admits to some knowledge of the Shrek franchise.
Coming up for air July 31st, 2020 Julio and Bobby share a brief, calm moment in the back room of a nightclub.
Head Underwater July 30th, 2020 Namor's mutant guests run into each other in Atlantis. Julio embarrasses himself; Bobby carries away a fallen maiden; Lorna reverses the polarity; Ruth takes a nap.
Lost in Atlantis July 28th, 2020 Atlantis is in trouble. The only ones who can solve the mystery are Earth, Ice, and Brains!
The Stars and the Sea July 25th, 2020 Julio meets Bobby on the rooftop balcony and they discuss some of their weirder recent experiences; Bobby decides he's coming with him to Atlantis.
One if By Land July 24th, 2020 The King of Atlantis aggressively recruits the help of a mutant translator and his companions.
What to Wear - Club Edition July 22nd, 2020 A trip to the Broken Mirror for club clothes for the upcoming night out to the Dungeon at the Hellfire Club for Bobby, Julio, Piotr, Illyana, Jean, and Emma.
Birthday Pryde July 22nd, 2020 Xavier's people and Avengers gather on the beach to celebrate a birthday
Creed and Dads - Who needs them July 22nd, 2020 Logan and Lorna patrol the woods in search of signs for Creed and come across Julio. After a brief on Sabretooth, they part ways, with some passing conversation between Lorna and Julio about the Brotherhood and fathers.
You'll Find Me In The Club July 21st, 2020 A fun night out at the Hellfire Club's Dungeon night club!
Putting down roots July 20th, 2020 Julio and Ororo meet on the grounds, and discuss the connections between people, powers, and places
Questions! July 20th, 2020 Julio stops by to ask Bobby for some advice, a little math tutoring, and end up putting 2 and 2 together to equal a first date.
Mutant Renaissance July 18th, 2020 A group from Xavier's, along with a few guests, make a trip to the Renaissance Fair for snacks, spending, and general adorability.
Karaoke Night July 16th, 2020 Songs were sang, good times were had
No Surrender July 15th, 2020 Julio cheers Doug up. Really!
Citysoul: The Isolation July 13th, 2020 The Heroes of the City face their own demons within the Heart of the Threefold God!
Citysoul: A Wound in the Soul July 13th, 2020 The Heroes of the City gather to witness the birth of a new, dark god ... and get more than they bargained for!
Citysoul: Soul Music July 12th, 2020 The Spirit of the Bronx is recovered ... the Song of Hope is sung!
Dancing the Spiral July 10th, 2020 No description
Xaviers: Fourth of July Pool Party July 3rd, 2020 Happy July 4th from Xavier's School!
Kingmaker: Was It Worth It July 2nd, 2020 Julian has his soul back after a bit of blood magic to restore it. One day, they'll take their vengeance on The Three, but for now? Julian is whole again.
Kingmaker: Where Would You Go July 2nd, 2020 Julian, Illyana, and their team goes to Limbo to make a deal....
Kingmaker: When Does It End July 2nd, 2020 Julian's soul has been recovered! We're saved!

Or are we?

Kingmaker: What Does It Mean July 2nd, 2020 Plans are made! Stealth, guile, trickery... easy enough, right?
Kingmaker: What Would You Pay July 2nd, 2020 Julian gets an email from his parents and incidentally learns a very unhappy truth.
Genosha Burns! Wild Sentinels: Ecuador Edition June 24th, 2020 The X-men find the base where the Wild Sentinels came from, and they clear house.
Genosha Burns! Sentinel Factory June 24th, 2020 The X-men successfully infiltrate a long defunct Sentinel Base... and find Master Mold, among other things.
Mutant Town: Sexy Charity Car-Wash June 24th, 2020 Wherein there is charity and fanservice.
Genosha Burns! Investigating Mutant Town June 24th, 2020 The X-men gain permission to get scans from Mutant Town's remains, and get confirmation it is the same as the craters from Genosha. Hope is restored that some mutants might be alive. Plans are made.
Proportionate Responses June 24th, 2020 X-Force is discussed, and an idea of a team is formed...
The Smell of Victory June 11th, 2020 The collected young mutants face their new arch nemesis, the Swedish speedster, Fart!
Senior Trip June 11th, 2020 In Monaco, Roulette is caught cheating with her powers and a deal is made for her freedom and funds.
Cleaning up the mess June 5th, 2020 1969 <CANCELLED>
X-Sphere: Goat Simulator June 2nd, 2020 Chinese food was sacrificed to save some mutants and aliens.
A Sinister Plot: Malicious 2 May 31st, 2020 The X-Men fight the Marauders to search for their missing friends! B Side
A Sinister Plot: Julian's Tale May 31st, 2020 Julian awakens and shares what he remembers.
A Sinister Plot: Claws of Fury May 26th, 2020 Another group of hunters, led by Bishop, check out the spot Gabby was taken.
A Sinister Plot: Interlude: The Returned May 25th, 2020 Armed with new information, the X-Men make more plans.
A Sinister Plot: The Aftermath May 25th, 2020 Folks check on the wounded and the former captives, beginning the process of trying to heal and make sense of it all.
A Sinister Plot: The Game is Afoot May 25th, 2020 Plans are made.
A Sinister Plot: Mission Assignments May 24th, 2020 Scott has Betsy scan for the missing. THere's not much to go on, but it's a start. The X-Men are on the trail.
And the Guthrie presence grows. May 22nd, 2020 Paige returns to the school after a short trip back to Cumberland County. Sam introduces her to Julio, who is taking a break outside, and the two discuss the process of studying their mutant powers.
Teacher Planning May 21st, 2020 Jamie and Bobby run into Julio, who's causing tremors out on the grounds. The three discuss their plans for the summer and the upcoming school year.
A Warm Day By A Cool Pool May 15th, 2020 An afternoon pool party at Xavier's
Not Exactly Training May 12th, 2020 Discussions of training and powers and what counts as each.
Danger Room: LEEEEROY... May 11th, 2020 Success! Dazzler is freed from the Mojoverse after FIRE!
Graduation Reception May 9th, 2020 Graduates were celebrated, food was eaten, fireworks were shot off.
A horse, of course May 9th, 2020 Julio and Sam play a game and learn that they've got more in common than they might have expected.
BAM! Kitchen Time! May 6th, 2020 Gabby and Julian welcome Julio to the mansion. No kitchens were burned down during this episode.
Warren's House Party May 4th, 2020 Warren invites friends over for a party to help ease minds off of the crazy things going on in the world as of late.
A Sinister Plot: Lost But Not Forgotten May 3rd, 2020 The X-Men discover people are missing in action. Panic sets in, and groups split to start planning investigations and rescues.
You Were Warned It'd Get Weird April 30th, 2020 Doug takes Julio to his place in ME. Illyana visits. Doug makes plans.
Dine and Dash April 28th, 2020 Doug runs into Julio as he's trying to skip out on his bill, and takes a surprising interest in the new arrival's well-being.


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