Aura

Description:

Identity: Amber Reynoso
Occupation: Superhero, Activist
Other Aliases: Dawn Wiser
Gender: Female
Height: 5’ 3" / 5’ 10"
Weight: 135 lbs. / 145 lbs.
Hair: Brown / Blonde
Eyes: Brown / Blue
Place of Birth: Chicago, IL
Known Relatives: Maya Reeves (daughter), Michael Favaro (nephew), Andrea Lucero-Sumner (niece), Mario Villegas (nephew), Tom Wisniewski (nephew), Anthony Wisniewski (nephew)
Group Affiliations: The Sentries
Status: Active, Public ID (as Dawn Wiser)

Amber Reynoso is a Hispanic woman in her mid-thirties. Dawn Wiser is a tall blonde Caucasian, seemingly ageless and highly attractive. As Aura, she wears a shimmering gold sleeveless bodysuit with matching full-length gloves.


Bio:

Founding member of the Sentries with the ability generate and control light. Otherwise powerless in her normal form, she can exchange bodies with that of the comatose Dawn Wiser or a field of “living light".


POWERS & ABILITIES

Amber Reynoso’s sole paranormal ability is to exchange her body for that of the comatose Dawn Wiser. Dawn’s body normally resides in the Wiser Dimension, and Amber’s physical form takes its place for the duration of the exchange.

Dawn Wiser’s body has the ability to generate and control photonic energy in the form of light. She can alter the ambient brightness of an area up to a half-mile in radius, create intense bursts of light to blind or stun opponents, and even produce laser beams as offensive weapons.

Aura can also transform Dawn Wiser’s body into a field of “living light” that is capable of flying at great speeds, immune to most forms of damage, and can penetrate any substance that is not entirely opaque. Aura retains her photonic energy powers as “living light”.

In order to exchange Amber’s body for Dawn’s or Dawn’s for “living light”, Aura must touch her wrists together. This is a psychological crutch developed early in her career when she believed that her transformations were controlled by a pair of bracelets given to her by the Mechanician.

Aura’s Dawn Wiser identity is publicly known and she enjoys a great deal of fame as a result. Aura is

PERSONALITY & TACTICS

Amber Reynoso is extroverted and fun-loving, and these traits are amplified by the fame and attention her Dawn Wiser identity brings her. Aura can be rather flirty, especially when trying to get her way, and is generally the life of the party even when there is no party. In all her identities, Aura is a passionate supporter of human and animal rights and has lent her name and image to numerous charitable causes over the years.

The Amber/Dawn symbiosis has led to some minor identity crises over the years. While Amber is in absolute control, she retains a vestige of Dawn’s memories while in her body and some small personality differences have developed as a result (Dawn Wiser is a vegan; Amber Reynoso is not). Complicating matters is the stark contrast between Dawn’s life as a glamorous celebrity and the more mundane existence of Amber as a single mom. Her teammates worry when she stays in Dawn’s body for extended periods and make sure to provide plenty of family commitments to help keep her grounded.

Aura immediately shifts to living light form at the start of combat. She will take to the air if at all possible and use her Favored Environment Feat to increase her Attack bonus. Aura usually leads with a blinding flash against the most formidable-looking targets, then starts sniping with her laser blasts. She is protective of her teammates and always keeps an eye out for anyone who might need help against a more powerful opponent.

Outside of combat Aura serves as the Sentries’ scout, zooming ahead in light form to perform recon invisibly. To help in this role she carries an assortment of surveillance equipment that she can access in human form.


STATS

Aura

PL: 10 (177 pp)

ABILITIES: STR: 10 (+0) DEX: 16 (+3) CON: 16 (+3) INT: 14 (+2) WIS: 14 (+2) CHA: 20 (+5)

SKILLS: Bluff 3 (+8), Computers 1 (+3), Concentration 6 (+8), Craft: Jewelry 4 (+6), Diplomacy 7 (+12), Know: Civics 6 (+8), Medicine 2 (+4), Notice 6 (+8), Pilot 2 (+5), Search (+2), Sense Motive 6 (+8), Stealth 5 (+8)

FEATS: Attack Focus (Ranged) 5, Dodge Focus 3, Equipment 1, Favored Environment (Airborne)

POWERS:

  • Alternate Form 14 (Living Light, must touch wrists to activate)
    • Concealment 6 (All auditory & visual senses, only in bright areas)
    • Flight 8 (2,500 MpH)
    • Immunity 30 (Fortitude Effects)
    • Insubstantial 4
    • Space Travel 1 (Lightspeed)
  • Enhanced Charisma 6
  • Enhanced Constitution 6
  • Enhanced Dexterity 6
  • Enhanced Feats 6 (Attractive 2, Benefit: Alternate Identity, Connected, Inspire 2)
  • Light Control 10 (Precise, 2500ft Radius)
    • AP: Blinding Flash 10 (Daze all visual senses)
    • AP: Dazzling Aura 10 (Daze all visual senses, Area Burst)
    • AP: Laser Blast 10 (Precise)
    • AP: Laser Blast 10 (Precise, Affects Substantial, Distracting)

COMBAT: Attack +4 (+9 Ranged), Grapple +4, Damage +10 (Laser Blasst), Defense +9, Knockback -5, Initiative +3

SAVES: Toughness 3, Fortitude 3, Reflex 5, Will 8

EQUIPMENT: Sentries Communicator, Smartphone, Button Camera, Concealable Microphone, Mini-Tracer

DRAWBACKS: Normal Identity – Must touch wrists to transform (Frequency DC 10, Severity DC 10)

Abilities 12 + Skills 13 (52 ranks) + Feats 10 + Powers 107 + Combat 20 + Saves 8 – Drawbacks -3 = 167 / 167

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