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PostSubject: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:45 am


Zaku Zamides

"Umm..Z...Zaku will try....try her best..."


The Biography



Character theme


Birth Name: Zaku Zamides
Aliases: "That strange girl" "The cowlick"
Gender:Female
Age:17
Birth Day:November 11
Arcana: Aeon
Place of Residence: (Where does your character live? )
Evoker: Mental Shackles
Academy Semester: second
Class: (We'll fill this in once you're approved. This will be your class in school)

Sorority: Martial arts club

Part/Full Time Job: Seamstress / Costume designer/ Blacksmith

Appearance:

Zaku Stands a simple 4'5" tall, however many assume she is far shorter as when in public she tends to shrink in on herself and ends up looking much smaller, she tends towards simple clothing, ankle long skirts, sweater tops, things to hide herself in, she wears her Brown hair long and usually loose though she actually has a constant massive cowlick that would stand about as tall as she is if it didn't sag down due to gravity, though some have noticed that it seems to react to her mood. Her earth brown eyes are slightly hidden behind a pair of glasses.

Despite her size she is actually very well..."developed" for her age to the point that her hips and bust measurement tends to make a lot of other girls her age feel inadequacy at their own "development", which is half the reason she tends to hide her body in loose fitting clothing.

one would think Her skin would be rather pale, due to her time working on the hobby she is most known for, but she actually has a great deal of strength in her body, and a deep tan from working near fire all the time when not at school. maybe would be quite surprised if they seen the muscle definition under the loose clothing, Though not Body builder proportions, her muscles are formed from hard work and dedication to a craft she has been training to perfect, as well as dedicated to the only club she had joined....and started herself.

pic of Zaku:
 

Alternate Appearance:
Zaku gains a set of armor on her body, the helm blocking out her face with a totally opaque visor, the armor protects vital parts of her body while granting her mobility, the opaque helm visor actually being quite clear to her. the only indication of where she is looking is a solitary red glowing "eye" that moves along the visor when she looks around.

The pauldurons on the armor have spikes on them hinting at their secondary use, the armor also changes her skin tone to a far paler color, and keeps her hair tucked in under the helm. The armor looks highly advanced, even hinting that the person may in fact be an ASSW, the thrusters on it also hit at this, as well as it's overall "all out war" look

pic of Zaku's Mask:
 

Personality:

Zaku is introverted, she stammers and pauses her speech when talking and barely if ever makes eye contact, always shirking away from people when they try to get closer to her due to being used to only being bullied due to her height...her glasses...her matured body...basically everything people can make fun of they do.

She also does it to make sure she doesn't hurt anyone, as her strength is quite great due to her own pass times and she constantly worries that she might not be feminine enough.

She greatly loves Cosplaying however and is quite the talented seamstress and Ancient fighting styles even modern military tactics and training catches her interest, they are her greatest passion, but her greatest love is her love for Smithing, to the point where she actually made herself a set of armor and a large axe that she could actually lift and wield.

pic of Zaku's last cosplay:
 

When in cosplay or in her club training, or even when making armor, she gets a large boost in confidence, talking and holding herself with a more determined air about her, she loses herself in her cosplay at times, or in her training, but after it all she always returns to her normal Introverted self. only thinking of the cosplaying and training as only a fantasy, her worry that she might not ever get a guy to notice her always making her quite the awkward one when not in her "element"


 
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Strengths: (Anything your character is skilled in, such as Martial Arts/ Drawing/ etc? You are allowed a maximum of five strengths and a minimum of three.)


Strength Name:Sturdy as an Anvil
Description: Due to her capabilities and personal training Zaku is far more able to take hits better then most would think and gains a 15% HP Bonus

Strength Name: Physically Adept
Description: Zaku's studies into tactics and combat and her training in them, have made her learn how to move and how to hit in the most damaging ways, increases Slash damage by 15%

Strength Name:Crafter
Description: Zaku is a highly trained blacksmith and Seamstress, able to make things at her personal forge or with Needle and thread, whether for cosplay or actual functional weaponry and armor she can make it all and with great skill. (allows crafting of one piece of armor or accessory, or one non-soulbound weapon. Requires a 1000 word Creation thread, and takes up a time of day as well as requiring additional parts depending on piece of equipment/weapon/accessory)
materials:
 

Strength Name:Trainer
Description:Due to her focus on Combat Methods Zaku has become very good at training others the same way she has trained herself (shop strength) (results are temporary bonuses for combat)


Strength Name:
Description:

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((A floating Strength is a strength you've gained inRP. For example, if you were on a Kendo team for some time, you'd naturally know Kendo which is where this strength would come in. However, be aware, it will not be as strong as any of your actual strengths and is a small plus)

Floating Strength Name:
Description:


Weaknesses: (You must have the same amount of weaknesses as strengths. These weaknesses pertain to you and not your Persona. IE: Physically Weaker, lack of attention span, etc.)


Weakness Name:Magically non-conductive
Description: Sadly her physical training has also left Zaku less magically attuned reducing her magical capacity, resulting in a 15% SP penalty

Weakness Name:Poor insulation
Description: Due to her time cosplaying and at the forge Zaku isn't very good with the cold, increasing ice damage received by 15%

Weakness Name:Awkward
Description: Due to her awkwardness and her verbal tick of talking in the third person, Zaku has problems expressing herself, resulting in a reduction of gained Expression points by 1

Weakness Name: Bad with Money
Description: Due to her penchant to focus on other things other then money, she is rather bad with money increasing the cost of items she purchases by 5%

Weakness Name:
Description:

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((A floating weakness is one gained in RP. It could be a fear you inherited during RP, or an injury that hinders your character. Some can be temporary while others can be permanent.)

Floating Weakness Name:
Description:

Soul Bound Weapon: (This is the weapon you'll be able to summon to your hand while in combat. This weapon is special for your character specifically and allows you to fight Shadows and Demons without the need of summoning your Persona. This can be anything but a Gun (Or gun related weapon))


Weapon Name:Heat Hawk
Weapon Description: A large Axe Built by Zaku herself, or at least it looks like one she designed but never made, quite sharp, the blade glows with heat when activated and wielded. it measures 3 feet long with the blade, the blade itself taking up a rather large potion of the body as it covers half of the haft while the rest of it's length extends out wards from the tip.
Weapon Image:
Weapon Pic:
 
Weapon Attack Type: Slash
Weapon Element:

Side-Arm Weapon:

Side-Arm Name:ZMP-50D (Zaku Machinen Pistole) (Zaku Machine Gun)
Side-Arm Description: Drum fed Machine gun/ Assault rifle Tactical light equipped, as well as expanded hand guard to allow for better grip when used on full-auto 
Side-Arm Image:
Side-Arm Pic:
 
Side-Arm Attack Type: Gun
Side-Arm Style: Machine Gun - Muti-Round - Accuracy is decreased by 30%. Consumes 3 types of ammo at once to fire -must be same type of ammo.)




The Background
   


History:

Zaku Has lived a rather normal life, other then the constant bullying she had undergone for quite some time, but there was one thing that always got her through a lot of things, and that was the hope that maybe she could end up amounting to something. It was that hope that made her slip into her hobbies so wholeheartedly, making costumes, sewing, and smithing all took up her time, making her more distant and socially awkward even as she trained her body and skills.

She even let her passion lead her to making a club for such things, where she could teach blacksmithing and even ancient fighting styles and the like, but the blacksmithing class fell through, and her club currently only has one member....herself, but she doesn't feel sad about it, she still runs the club and hopes to get more people in it, unlike out in "normal" places, in the club and even in a forge she finds it easier to be more out going as she has skills and knowledge that she knows others don't have.

Though she has been plagued by dreams lately, Day dreaming of being someone that others looked up to other then in a forge or club, she wants to prove herself, but at the same time she constantly worries that she may not be feminine enough to have something else she wants to eventually find, if something like that even exists, a husband, a wife...love really and she wants to teach any children she has to follow in her footsteps, though even the Idea of being in a relationship still scares her. Not to mention her height being something of a worrisome issue with a lot of people around her who think she may be younger then she is based solely on height.


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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:50 pm

Alright, let's get started.

Sturdy as Anvil strength, is a no go. You'll get your PEnd's fast enough as is with the level system. So it shouldn't be something that tweaks the ENDs like this. Try something else. Maybe an additional 5% resistance against a certain element?

Squad Tactics is a no go too. Basically Growth, so not allowed.

Magically Non-conductive, no go, similar reason to Sturdy as Anvil.

Naturally Introverted, make sure to make a note of this in every SL topic.

Strike while the Iron is hot!, Err, you sure you want this? It literally means buffs and boosts lasts only 1 turn because most lasts 3 turns. Fix it if you want. Because the way how it is now makes it a huge pain in the ass for you.

Learning Deficit, I have absolutely no idea why you'd want to do this. It becomes an even pain in the ass, especially when it comes to fulfilling Prime Persona requirements. But if you want to go for it, be my guest.


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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:41 pm

edited Magically Non-conductive and Sturdy as Anvil.

edited in new weakness "Awkward"

added a bit more to the description of "Crafter"
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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:38 pm

—Strength Name:crafter
—Description: Zaku is a highly trained blacksmith and Seamstress, able to make things at her personal forge or with Needle and thread, whether for cosplay or actual functional weaponry and armor she can make it all and with great skill. (allows crafting of armor and equipment)


Just remember you will have to write 1000 words when you need to make something. And I believe it's usually at Tier 1. Refer to Endymion Emporium Stretch Guide. Other than that, I think it's approved. Just mention the 1000 words thing for your Craft strength.

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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:43 pm

edited (=w=)b
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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:29 pm

Approved unless other staff says so.

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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:25 pm

—Strength Name: Tactically Minded
—Description: Zaku's studies into tactics and her training in them, have made her learn the value of buying time to recover, or how to get the most out of any advantage given. Passive skills get a 15% boost (Regenerative/Healing skills are boosted by 5%, Boost/Amp skills are boosted by 10%)

This strength is unnecessary since you are the Aeon.

—Strength Name:crafter
—Description: Zaku is a highly trained blacksmith and Seamstress, able to make things at her personal forge or with Needle and thread, whether for cosplay or actual functional weaponry and armor she can make it all and with great skill. (allows crafting of armor and equipment. Requires a 1000 word Creation thread)

Add more clarification to this. Is this taking a Time of Day, can she make more than one type of armor at once, etc.

—Weakness Name:Naturally Introverted
—Description: Social links are only gained 6/10th of the time (determined by roll) due to her Inability to normally come out of her shell, making getting others to understand her quite hard.

Technically moot since social links are graded on roleplaying. But if you do want to actually make chance decide if you get it even when you earn it it'll be lower than that.

I need the dimensions of your soulbound and weight. Then you are approved.

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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:16 pm

Make the physical boost only apply to a certain element (Slash, Strike, Pierce, Gun). Turn the weakness that reduces magic damage into where she takes an element 15% harder in damage. Also, again be sure to add more detail to the forging strength.

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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:32 pm

I have no Idea how that is considered balanced can you please explain? (for the changing the reduction in magic damage to an increase in damage received from one source)

also please be specific on your request for more detail I already changed it so it says she can only make one piece when working what else am I missing?
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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:46 am

Because you can avoid that weakness by not taking a magic skill when it should be affecting you. By taking a strength that only boosts one element you can take a weakness that hurts you extra from a magical element.

I assume the forgery strength is only able to make armor and the like and not weaponry/soulbounds? If that is the case then it's fine.

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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:56 am

yeah it makes armor/clothing/accessories not weapons or guns XD

and she already has a magic skill on her Persona (Zaku II) but I am assuming you mean for other versions of her persona later one huh? and okay then
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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Sat Feb 04, 2017 1:59 am

Just in advance you cant make stuff for yourself if you plan to use it for a shop. FYI

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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:29 pm

so do I not need to add to the strenght so I can have the shop? just leave the strenght on the character? since it's the only way she is making the things for the shop?
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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:10 pm

edited crafter to be a personal item making strength

not sure if I need the shop strength for a training shop (gives bonuses in exchange for training thread from customers)
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PostSubject: Re: Zaku Zamides (finished)   Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:15 pm

Crafter I believe you could keep.

For the training strength, I'm gonna need you to detail what your doing. Do you give stat bonuses or something in exchange for a training thread with the person?
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