Home: the shipwreck
Been on the island since 2008-11-30
Died: 123 times (last time was 2013-01-22 05:17 at the hands of Sedric Bayt al-Azhan, killed by a cutlass)
Class: Pirate (outsider)
Primary Clan: None chosen
Before you is Blaktoof. A much traveled and ultimately lost man. He's seen many a place and time and his journey's yet begun.
On November 4th, 1992 Blaktoof and his crew of pirates commandeered the HS Leon, a cannon class destroyer escort traveling through the Gulf of Aden. The Greek ship had previously served as an American naval vessel, originally christened The U.S.S. Eldridge.
Upon hoisting the Jolly Roger on the ship's flag mast, Blaktoof once again rechristened the ship. This time it would go by the name MMS Devil's Bounty.
He and his outlaws set a course for Mogidishu with plans to work the waters for all their worth on the voyage back. Their first night aboard, the Devil's Bounty headed into a rare and unusual storm off the shores of Socotra. The crew thought little of it. Why would they? They had no knowledge of their new vessel's history.
Eyebrows among the crew were raised when their first pirating encounter en route home was with a fleet of Spanish Galleons.
One thing lead to another. In a short time it had become apparent that their new steerage possessed certain mysterious properties and that the crew had traveled to some place or perhaps even some time far away from their home.
Upon resigning himself to the unique curse their vessel carried, Blaktoof again rechristened her. This time calling her The Sea Tardis.
As word spread throughout the crew that the ship was cursed to travel through time as much as space, Blaktoof fell victim to a mutiny. The upshot of which was his washing upon the shores of Shartak.
Shark bitten, alone and starving, he found peers on the island around a shipwreck where he fought against native and pirate alike. Eventually his exploration of the island lead him to the Durham peninsula where he found citizenship among a rag-tag community of Europeans, natives and pirates. There he remains, whiling away his lost days in Club Palermo steeling himself for a new purpose in a very strange and hostile land.
On Blaktoof's shoulder sits Subcomandante Chico. A bossy, foul mouthed parrot of unknown origin who has claimed to be the reincarnation of Itzcoatl. Occasionally he holds forth in what has been determined to be Nahuatl but he seems to favor speaking the Queen's
Also, OOC...Derby? What the hell is wrong with those people, am I right?
They carry 1 pink-and-purple scarf, 1 monkey claw charm, 4 rabbit foot charms and 1 Club Palermo pint glass.
Areas explored: 1897 (52.3% of island)
HP Healed: 1212
Trading Points: 822
Spirits Exorcised: 0 (not a shaman)
Wailing Damage: 0
Ritual Feasts: 0 (not a cannibal)
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NPC kills: 96; last kill: tiger
Natives killed: 58; last kill: CravenCrow
Outsiders killed: 33; last kill: Ugly Mugly
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Basic language - Understand the smaller words of foreign languages
Advanced language - Better understanding of foreign languages
Expert language - Full comprehension of foreign languages
Foreign Speech - Not only can you understand foreign languages, you can also speak it well enough to be understood
Close quarter combat - Gain 10% to hit with melee attacks
Advanced close quarter combat - Gain 15% to hit with melee attacks
Balanced Stance - Sometimes turn a miss into a glancing blow.
Body building - Increases melee damage
Stamina - Increases max HP by 20
Lead Belly - You've drunk enough to be immune to the poisonous effect of most fungi.
Ghostly whisper - Allows spirits to communicate
Haunting scream - Attract other spirits and scare the living
Shocking shriek - Scare nearby living players
Exploration - Helps you remember some of the places you've been
Cartography - Stops you forgetting where you've visited
Trekking - Faster movement through the jungle
Swimming - Faster movement through water
Survival - Firecraft - Knowledge of how to create, control and use fires
Basic tracking - With some difficulty, you can track animals and people
Advanced tracking - You can track animals and people who were here recently
Expert tracking - You can track animals and people who were here several days ago.
Tracking mastery - Tracking animals and people is nearly effortless
Sixth sense - Sense presence of and hear spirits
Psychic recognition - Lets you recognise active spirits
Haggling - Be able to obtain slightly better prices from some traders
Digging - Can dig deep holes.
Agriculture - Gives you a better chance of getting things to grow
Native knowledge - Outsiders gain basic native knowledge
Triage - Be able to tell who is most injured
First aid - Heal 10 HP with a first aid kit
Parrot Trainer - You can tame a parrot enough to sit on your shoulder.
Basic Pistol Training - Gain 15% on pistol attacks
Advanced Pistol Training - Gain 15% on pistol attacks
This character has been idle since 2013-01-21.
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