Black Panther

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Black Panther (Scenesys ID: 178)
Quote
"In times of crisis, the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers. We must find a way to look after one another as if we were one single tribe."
Profile
Full Name: T'Challa
Gender: Male
Species: Human
Theme: Marvel (FC)
Occupation: King of Wakanda
Citizenship: Wakandan
Residence: Wakanda
Education: Ph.D (Physics) from Oxford
Status: Dropped
Groups: Illuminati, Avengers, Martial Arts-OOC
Other Information
Apparent Age: 32 Actual Age: 32
Date of Birth 26 November 1994 Actor: Chadwick Boseman
Height: 183 cm (6') Weight: 91 kg (200 lbs.)
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Brown
Theme Song: "Pray For Me" by The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar

Profile

Genius. Warrior. King. T'Challa, known as the Black Panther, is all of these things and more. Born the heir to the isolationist, but super advanced African nation of Wakanda, he was raised to be strong, wise, and just. After events robbed him of his father, T'Challa was blessed by the goddess Bast, the Panther Goddess, and was granted the mantle of The Black Panther. Now, he is not only Wakanda's King, he is also it's protector. A man of honor, integrity and charity, T'Challa now leads his nation and his people into the future with an eye to the past.

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Description

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This man looks like he is in his mid 20's, lithe and even predatory.. Stong defined cheekbones and chin define his face, chocolate skin, is flawless. Mild brown eyes that bely both a wisdom and a ferocity if pressed. Short shaven hair and few days of growth on his cheeks give him a rugged but distinguished look.

He is wearing a jet black armored bodysuit, very nearly skin tight. But it's not spandex. If you look close you can see the mesh of the material. The mans thick and strong muscles tighten and flex as he moves. A 'necklace' of teeth inlaid in a silvery material sits around his neck, but it appears to be just a pattern. A similar pattern encircles his forearms.

His hands are encased in armored gauntlets, the fingertips a little thicker than one might expect from simple gloves. There is no belt and the rest of the bodysuit appears plain. But the helmet he carries is stylized like a panthers face. Jet black like the rest, feline ears molded into the material on either side. The eyes are a silvery material and there is no mouth.

History

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T'Challa was the first biological son of T'Chaka, King of the African Nation of Wakanda. His mother, N'Yami, died while giving birth and his adopted older brother, Hunter, blamed him for her death. His second mother, Ramonda, left the family when T'Challa was only eight. T'Chaka believed Ramonda had run away with another man, and so decreed that no one would speak of her in his presence again. Only decades later did T'Challa learn Ramonda had been kidnapped and brought back to her native South Africa.

T'challa trained hard every day with various masters and tutors flown in from across the globe. Honing the boy into a weapon and a scholar simultaneously. One day, he was invited to sit with his father at a conference. The Bilderberg Conference invited T'Chaka to sit at their table in order to negotiate use of Wakandan goods. As T'Chaka rejected their offers, criticizing their materialistic and selfish ideology, they let their agent, Klaw, take a hit on the Wakandan family. Killing T'Chaka and intending to slay the entire family, Klaw was forced to retreat by the young T'Challa.

As a young man, T'Challa traveled to America and Europe for school. B'Tumba, his childhood friend, was sent by his father N'Baza to study alongside him. While in the US T'Challa used the alias "Luke Charles" to remain incognito. when he turned 17 he applied for and got into Oxford university, where he gained a Ph.D. in Physics.

After his schooling he came back to perform his duties in his tribe to become a man to lead the country. He was sent to find the sacred Heart-Shaped Herb, whilst searching he was captured by A.I.M.

B'Tumba, his childhood friend who had grown sour and bitter from being constantly in T'challa's shadow was ordered to execute his friend, but since he couldn't do it, he freed T'Challa and joined him in battling the A.I.M. soldiers. During the combat, B'Tumba was fatally wounded, and after A.I.M. retreated, he apologized to Black Panther before dying.

After beating the then current Black Panther and taking a Heart-Shaped Herb to link him to Bast, the Panther God, the herb also enhanced him which made him almost superhuman as T'Challa became the new Black Panther, leader of the Panther Clan, and King of Wakanda.

That was 5 years ago, and since then T'challa has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of his countrymen. To defend his borders from those seeking his countries vast wealth, and to aid the heros of the world where they need it.

Personality

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T'challa is a King. In every sense of the word. He was groomed from birth for the role. Trained and educated and tutored by the finest teachers money can buy to be the best there is for what his country needs. From birth he was fed the ideal of 'Wakanda comes first' and he lives that Ideal. Every battle he fights, every move he makes.. in some way or another.. benefit Wakanda.

That being said, he really does have a good heart. He wants to help his fello man, and actively tries to. His country funds several charities that actively seek peace in warzones, aid the victims of warcrimes. He wants to make the world a better place.

Abilities

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BAST'S FORTITUDE
T'Challa's skin, bone, and muscle tissues are augmented to levels that are considerably stronger and harder than human and the tissues are impervious to injury to an extraordinary extent. He's not bulletproof or injury proof by any means, but he is harder to hurt than most.

BAST'S GRACE
T'Challa's agility, balance, flexibility, dexterity, and bodily coordination are enhanced to levels that are beyond the natural physical limits of an Olympic gold medalist. He has the combined agility and acrobatic prowess of the most accomplished circus aerialists and acrobats. Not quite Spiderman, but still impressive.

BAST'S REFLEXES
T'Challa's reaction time is superior to that of any Olympic athlete that has ever competed. His reflexes are so efficient that he can dodge and deflect point blank gun fire, dodge bullets from machine guns and sniper rifles.

BAST'S SPEED
T'Challa is able to run and move at speeds superior to those of any Olympic athlete, and is capable of reaching speeds of 40 mph. He has the ability to attack faster than the eye can follow. His combat speed seems more enhanced then anything else, as he has frequently kept up with other enemies in combat, and blitzed people before they pull the trigger.

BAST'S STRENGTH
T'Challa has received a blessing from the Panther Goddess Bast, which elevated his strength to superhuman levels. His physical strength is somewhere between 800 lbs. and 2 tons although the full limits aren't known.

BAST'S ENDURANCE
T'Challa's body eliminates the excessive build-up of fatigue-producing poisons in his muscles and his musculature generates considerably less fatigue toxins than the muscles of an ordinary human being, granting him superhuman levels of stamina, exceptional endurance, and lung capacity; in all physical activities.

His lung capacity is at peak human level enabling him to hold breath for 9 minutes underwater, making his lungs as healthy as human's lungs can get. He can physically exert himself at peak capacity for several hours before fatigue toxins begin to impair him.

BLACK PANTHER LINEAGE
T'challa has been gifted the mantle of the Black Panther. The title of the protector of the African nation of Wakanda. It is taken by right of combat from the previous holder, allowing the winner to consume the Heart Shaped Herb a plant that only blooms in one place, deep in the heart of Wakanda, and it comes with certain benefits.

BLESSINGS OF BAST
The mantle holder of Black Panther receives multiple blessings from the goddess Bast, the goddess of Cats and patron deity of the Wakandan nation for millennia. In addition to the many physical blessings and enhancements, he can focus and call on the spirits of every previous Black Panther before him, calling on warrior skills, survival and tracking, diplomacy.. He can call on millennia of wisdom to aid his efforts. When he is in doubt on anything.. he has a hotline to his ancestors.

LICK YOUR WOUNDS
T'Challa is able to regenerate injured tissue and brain cells to an extraordinary degree, heal broken bones, torn muscles, but is unable to regenerate missing limbs or organs. Is immune to all Earthly diseases, infections and disorders, he's highly resistant to gas attacks, poisons, and nerve-toxins.

PANTHER SENSES
T'Challa can see with far greater clarity and greater distances than an ordinary human. His eyes have developed tapetum lucidum after eating the Heart Shaped Herb, allowing him to see in near-total darkness and retain the same level of clarity.

T'Challa's hearing is similarly enhanced, enabling him to detect sounds normal humans can't (ultrasound, low frequency, and heartbeats included) and sounds they ordinarily could but at much greater distances.

T'Challa can memorize tens of thousands of scents. His heightened sense of smell enables him to recognize people/objects by scent, even if they are well hidden. He can track a target by scent and track them to the exact location, can smell fear, and detect if someone is lying by change in body odor(normally by perspiration).

T'Challa's sense of taste is sensitive to the point that he is able to taste the exact ingredients of any particular food he is eating.

Skills

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ACROBAT
In addition to his powers, T'challa actually trained as an acrobat and gymnast. He could be an Olympian if he chooses. But he has a higher calling.

GENIUS
While not quite a skill, a carefully maintained eugenics 'program' within Wakanda and the surrounding nations has resulted in a more perfect human. T'challa possesses a genius intellect, comparable to any of the greatest minds in the world. Hand in hand with this, he possesses a true Eidetic memory (photographic) which means he can recall information acurately after only a glance.

MASTER MARKSMAN
T'challa has been trained with all manner of ranged weaponry as well, Throwing knives and axes, pistols of all sizes, rifles of all sizes, military hardware included.. He is lethal from 2000 Meters.

MASTER MARTIAL ARTIST
Owed in part to his physical blessings, T'challa has been groomed to be a warrior from his birth. Groomed to take over the mantle of Black Panther. An expert in practically all forms of armed and unarmed combat, and a master of all martial arts including African, Israeli, South African and Chinese. He is a master of stealth, disguise etc.

MULTI-LINGUAL
T'challa has been taught and picked up many languages, He is fluent and can read and write Bantu(his native tongue), English, Swahili, French, German, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Portuguese, and half a dozen more dialects and subsets of these.

PHYSICS
T'challa has been formally educated in Physics at Oxford University, obtaining a Ph.D . He would be a welcome addition to any research team.

TACTICIAN
T'Challa is a genius tactician, strategist, and leader who is practically peerless. He was taught tactics and strategies in his youth by his father who encouraged him to always think two steps ahead of his enemies and three steps ahead of his friends.

TRACKER
Even without his superhuman senses, he is a master tracker and hunter. He can read the land and follow the signs with relative ease. Even in Urban jungles he can follow his prey.

WEAPONS MASTER

In accordance with his grooming as a warrior, T'challa has been extensively trained on all Melee Weapons from all nationalities, swords, spears, flails, maces, hammers.. and exotic weaponry as well.

Resources

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BLACK PANTHER SUIT
As chieftain of the Wakandan Panther Clan, the ruler is crowned with a ceremonial regalia in the form of a Vibranium laced panther habit. T'Challa received this crown-like garb after being judged by the Panther Goddess. The appearance of the suit has changed over time, but has retained its abilities. Over time the technologically advanced Wakandan nation has upgraded it. The suit is designed specifically to augment, and never hinder the wearer. The suit features:

Sensory Enhancers: Specialty lenses in the helmet grant the wearer vision into the infrared, as well as tracking EM energies. Recently, a reactive heads up display has been added, giving him situational advantage.

Vibranium Microweave Mesh: The microweave robs incoming objects of their kinetic energy; bullets do not ricochet off, but simply fall to the ground when they come in contact with the weave. Likewise, the Panther cannot be stabbed, however, the costume (and Panther) can be cut if the attacker slashes along the uniform's grain.

Anti-Metal Claws: Retractable claws in the gloves are made of Antarctic Vibranium-based "Anti-Metal" that can break down nearly all metals at the molecular level, allowing him to shear through most metals with relative ease.

Energy-Dampening Boots: Energy regulators create varying fields from the Vibranium in the molded soles of the boots, enabling Panther to survive a fall of several stories and land like a cat. He can run at full speed in absolute silence.

Given enough momentum, the Panther can also scale walls or skim across water. The field can be also used offensively to shatter or weaken objects, or defensively to rob incoming objects of their momentum as shown when he stopped a car thrown by the Hulk from crushing him by using the Vibranium in his boots.

Cloaking Technology: The entire costume can be covered allowing it to pass as normal street clothes or render T'Challa completely invisible, by bending light around him.

CONNECTIONS
As king of Wakanda, the Panther has access to a vast collection of magical artifacts, technological and military hardware, as well as the support of his nation's wide array of scientists, adventurers, and superheroes.

DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY
As the leader of a sovereign nation, He often visits the United States or the United Nations for political reasons. He enjoys diplomatic immunity during these trips, and his embassy is considered foreign soil.

DORA MILAJE
When in Wakanda, T'Challa is always heavily guarded by the Dora Milaje. When travelling the world, T'Challa is still well-guarded with anywhere from 1-5 Dora Milaje agents close and ready to come to their King's aid. The Dora Milaje are a sworn group of faithful women warriors who are well trained and would give their life in a heartbeat for their King.

WAKANDA
T'challa is the rightful ruler of the Isolated African nation of Wakanda.

In the distant past, a massive meteorite made up of the sound-absorbing mineral vibranium crashed in Wakanda, and it's unique radiation began shaping it's people and flora.

Due to its isolation and intentional isolationism, Wakandan technology has, until recently, developed entirely independently of that of the rest of the world. As such, the design philosophies and methodologies are different, and often incompatible, with conventional equipment. In some areas, Wakanda is ahead of the rest of the world. For example, Wakandan computer technology is much more powerful than that of the rest of the world, and is completely immune to outside hacking, as it is not based on binary electronics; it can, however, emulate the behavior of such electronics at hugely enhanced efficiencies, allowing it to easily hack almost any conventional system.

Being the only reliable source of the incredible metal Vibranium (a few small scattered meteors from Antarctica making up the rest.) His nation has sold trace amounts of this metal over the years for enormous sums of money, resulting in Wakanda being one of the wealthiest nations on the planet.

WAKANDAN WEALTH

The nation of Wakanda has amassed immense wealth over the years and T'challa is king. He can, and has.. treated the Wakandan treasury as a bank account. He, through his country, is worth hundreds of billions of dollars. His wealth is near limitless.

Weaknesses

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ARROGANCE
T'challa has led a charmed life. Groomed from birth to be King, to be a peerless warrior. He has never wanted for anything, has had the best education in the world. His nation is one of the most advanced in the world, both technologically and societally.. his nation is a utopia. These things leave T'challa feeling a certain pity towards the rest of the world.. and sometimes he doesn't bother to hide it.

MARKED
One of the most basic rules of humanity.. some will covet what others have. Wakanda has a lot. And others want it. This leaves a target on T'challa's back.

OVERWHELMED
For all of T'challa's blessings and gifts, his considerable senses can be overwhelmed. Unexpected loud sounds, or lights or other stimuli directed against him can overwhelm his senses and leave him in a state of confusion and disorientation.

WAKANDA PRIDE

The King and protector of Wakanda will do anything to protect his nation. Anything at all. First and foremost, his nation comes first.. even above acting to save others as a hero.

Logs

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Title Date Scene Summary
A Peaceful Night At The Avengers Mansion May 12th, 2019 Pietro, T'Challa and Steve gather for conversation at the end of a long day
Vigil... May 6th, 2019 Pepper and T'Challa have a chance dining encounter, and discuss concerns about Tony's recent behavior.
Weight Just a Minute May 4th, 2019 Joseph Miller is put through an Avenger-sized workout by T'Challa
Ding Dong: So there's this thing. May 2nd, 2019 Thor comes home and is all, 'omg wedding' and people are all, 'lol, lame.'
Sentinels: Clone-Janet's Autopsy April 29th, 2019 Steve, Jessica and T'Challa allow their captive to examine the robotic Janet clone.
Let Me Be The First To Welcome Our New Overlord... April 23rd, 2019 Joseph Miller drops off information about a fake Avengers group with T'Challa.
South By Southwest April 21st, 2019 T'Challa takes Diana on a vacation, racing horses and then dinner near Austin, Texas
C.O.D. April 16th, 2019 Summary needed
Central Park Fun April 16th, 2019 Wonder Woman and Black Panther stop an attack of Stymphalian birds in Central Park, then locate their nesting grounds
The Little Drummer King April 14th, 2019 Steve hears T'Challa's talking drum. They discuss music and politics.
Abduction April 8th, 2019 Nuala is kidnapped by Lobo and Star-Lord! Suzanne, Black Panther, and Hal try to stop it.
All You Have To Do Is Ask... April 2nd, 2019 Summary needed
Eureka, I've Got It! April 2nd, 2019 T'Challa informs Steve of a way to tell Janet from clone-Janet (Jocasta). Plans are made to tag the real Janet for easy ID.
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like...HYDRA March 29th, 2019 Avengers enjoy fourteen minutes of tropical paradise, an hour or so of pumpkin spice weather, and only THEN remember they forgot the bactine. They take back a souvenir.
After the Storm Comes the Rain March 28th, 2019 Summary needed
You Are Doin' Me a Bamboozle March 26th, 2019 Steve wants to sleep. Janets want to Steve. T'Challa wants to help. Thor also wants to share buttered chicken. Wade wants to sow chaos. It's all chaos -- glorious chaos.
A Night At The Embassy March 25th, 2019 Diana Prince is approached by T'Challa at a diplomatic party to discuss diplomatic relations. Okoye has an unpleasant dance
After The Mission March 23rd, 2019 T'Challa visits Wanda to see how she's doing after difficulties on the mission rescuing Janet from Sentinels
A Fistful of Janets March 23rd, 2019 The Janets divvy up their wardrobe and search for some common ground
Oh Where Oh Where Has Our Janet Gone March 21st, 2019 Wanda and T'Challa investigate the scene of Janet's abduction and find clues to her location.
Wherefore Art Thou, Janet March 20th, 2019 Steve and T'Challa search for signs of Janet after her abduction. Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she had to walk into Steve's.
Rescuing the Wasps March 18th, 2019 The Avengers rescue Janet van Dyne and get a two-for-one special.
Marching To A Different Drummer March 15th, 2019 Jessica checks out T'Challa playing a Talking Drum. Also talk about Sentinels and Reed Richard's ray gun.
Late Night Talk, Avenger's Style March 14th, 2019 Janet, Steve, Minoke and T'Challa talk about the Sentinels. Deadpool drops in
Masquerade Ball March 9th, 2019 Selina Kyle holds a charity event for a big cat sanctuary. Lots and lots of people attend. Lots of money is raised.
Janet Milking her Cookies March 5th, 2019 Several Avengers stop by the infirmary to cheer up an injured Wasp.
A Visit To The Doctor March 2nd, 2019 Jessica checks on T'Challa who is stitched up after a run in with Bushmaster and Anaconda
Sentinels: EXTRACTION POINT February 28th, 2019 Avengers assemble to attempt to rescue a 'scientist'. Things always go to plan.
Didja Hear That February 26th, 2019 Jessica and T'Challa investigate sounds that are either Hydra or the icemaker.
How About A Water Buffalo February 24th, 2019 T'Challa returns from Wakanda, shares nachos with Jessica Drew
Sentinels: Ready or not February 20th, 2019 The Avengers discuss how to extract a target from the Sentinel factories; unfortunately, Hydra is attempting to murder the same target...
A Study In Scarlet February 19th, 2019 T'Challa and Wanda Maximoff share a meal and become reacquainted
Cappuccino To Go February 18th, 2019 Cappuccino, tea and tarts for Jessica Drew and T'Challa
Mayan Secrets: The Vigilante February 17th, 2019 T'Challa seeks info from Frank Castle on a mob boss with an art collection
Captain America: Brooklyn Tour Guide February 16th, 2019 Steve Rogers takes T'Challa for a tour of his old stomping grounds.
Ahoy, Ninjas! February 14th, 2019 Jessica and T'Challa go toe to toe with a video game to prove that they don't suck.
The Abominator arrives in Midgard. February 10th, 2019 Arella Despana's ship crash lands on Earth
Charity Casino Night February 9th, 2019 Charity event for JDF. Three Avengers mingle, and Catwoman steals some jewels
The Hundred Dollar Burger February 8th, 2019 Summary needed
Mayan Secrets: The Contessa February 7th, 2019 T'Challa seeks the current location of an ancient artifact once in Contessa's possession
A Stroll Through the Village February 6th, 2019 Fanciful creatures are afoot in New York
End of your tether February 6th, 2019 T'Challa discusses Jessica using vibranium knives at the end of her webs as a weapon
Panther's Den February 6th, 2019 Nuala shares tidbits about The Brood with T'Challa
But Not The Jello February 5th, 2019 A very brief foray into dessert, Avengers style
Definitely A Bar Fight! February 5th, 2019 Steve Rogers just wants to enjoy his ale. We can't have that.
Don't Believe Everything on the News February 4th, 2019 Black Panther learns not to trust media accounts of Spider-Man
Power Shopping February 2nd, 2019 Janet and T'challa meet for a meal and renew an old friendship.
Sand in your... February 1st, 2019 Spider-Woman discovers Panther-powered water skiing and gliding
Maybe some olives January 31st, 2019 Pizza and hot chocolate after being Big Damn Heroes
Cold Days January 30th, 2019 The Avengers respond to a natural diaster in Minneapolis!
Sleep little spider January 29th, 2019 Jessica is treated to Popcorn and Big Trouble in Little China
Web runners January 29th, 2019 Jessica and T'Challa training together
Feline Just Fine January 28th, 2019 Steve Rogers makes Black Panther a full Avengers member
Hitting The Weights January 28th, 2019 Workouts and welcomes abound
Strawberry or Chocolate Banana January 27th, 2019 Greasy cheeseburgers and shakes...
Jessica's Appetites January 26th, 2019 Black Panther returned to NYC and had dinner with Jessica Drew. Many members of the team turned up to join them for dessert, and discuss issues of the day
Not Everyday You Meet A King December 7th, 2018 Summary needed
Astral Flux: The Mansion's 'Vacation' November 13th, 2018 The Avengers restore their lost mansion.
T'challa fears the cute! October 23rd, 2018 Summary needed
Emergency Logistics June 23rd, 2018 A head of state, a national hero, a Lantern and a Valkyrie discuss the possible fates of the Asgardian refugees
Cultural Diversity June 22nd, 2018 T'Challa and Nuala each teach the other a little of what they do not know.
Ragnarok pt. 6: The Nations United June 22nd, 2018 Thor addresses the UN, supported by T'Challa and Diana.
Germination - The Graveyard June 21st, 2018 A mushroom stalk in a graveyard causes havok, but some heroes are there to make it snow.
Is It Still Called Humanitarian Aid When They're Not Human June 21st, 2018 Vintridr, T'Challa and Suzanne discuss the refugees' medical situation.
Ragnarok pt 2: First Responders June 20th, 2018 The Asgardians are visited by a Nova, a Lantern, and some Wakandans. Help is given, and T'Challa offers asylum.
Emissaries June 19th, 2018 Janet meets T'Challa and accepts his offer to help the Avengers. Tony makes a cameo.
A Whole New World April 2nd, 2018 T'challa visits Xavier's School for a tour and to visit with his old friend, Ororo.
The Duo Back In Black March 23rd, 2018 A little reunion, and who knew, T'Challa gives fashion advice.
Peek-A-Boo March 12th, 2018 When the Panther and Widow meet...always bet on Black
You're not in Wakanda any more... February 22nd, 2018 T'Challa has a new restuarant to try here in New York...
Log June 24th, 2017 Summary needed
Lakeside Time May 30th, 2017 Storm and Rogue hang out at the docks of the lake. T'Challa shows up to meet with Ororo.
Bel and Panther at the UN. May 21st, 2017 Summary needed
The King and the Queen May 20th, 2017 Summary needed
Diplomatic Visits April 30th, 2017 Summary needed
A Long-Anticipated Reunion April 24th, 2017 T'challa comes to Xavier's Academy to give a generous donation... and runs into Ororo... the two hit it off while reminiscing about the past and making plans for the future.

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