CHARACTER NAME ? Savage Opress
Template Type: Sith Lord
SPECIES - Dathomirian Zabrak
GENDER - Male
HEIGHT - 7ft.1in.
MOVE - 10
Hair color: None
Eye color: Yellow
Brawling Parry: 5D
Lightsaber: 7D+1 (Double-Bladed)
Melee Combat: 6D+1
Melee Parry: 5D
Scholar (Sith Lore): 3D
Space Transports: 5D+2
Repulsorlift Operation: 5D
Starship Gunnery: 5D+2
Computer Programming/Repair: 3D
Lightsaber Repair: 3D+2
Repulsorlift Transports Repair: 3D
Space Transports Repair: 3D
FORCE SENSITIVE - Y
FORCE POINTS: 10
DARK SIDE POINTS: 20
CHARACTER POINTS: 20
Force Powers: Absorb/Dissipate Energy, Accelerate Healing, Concentration, Contort/Escape, Control Pain, Emptiness, Enhance Attribute, Hibernation Trance, Rage, Resist Stun, Force Choke, Combat Sense, Danger Sense, Life Detection, Life Sense, Magnify Senses, Sense Force, Telekinesis, Aura of Uneasiness, Inflict Pain, Affect Mind, Projected Fighting, Telekinetic Kill, Lightsaber Combat
Equipment: Double Bladed Lightsaber (red) 5D
Force Pike STR+2D
Combat Armor (+3D Physical, +2D Energy)
Savage Opress was a Dathomirian Zabrak Nightbrother who became a Sith Lord alongside his younger brother, Darth Maul, during the Clone Wars. Originally a tribal leader on Dathomir, Opress was handpicked by the Nightsister Asajj Ventress to become her mate and servant following her grueling tests of Selection, as part of her bid for revenge on her former Master, the Sith Lord Count Dooku. In accordance with their plot against Dooku, Mother Talzin and her Nightsister witches employed their dark magic to grant Opress fearsome abilities, placing him under their control. After murdering his beloved brother Feral in a display of loyalty to Ventress, Opress entered the Clone Wars as a Dark Acolyte, serving as an enforcer in Dooku's Confederacy of Independent Systems. He executed missions against the Galactic Republic at Devaron's Temple of Eedit and on Affa, slaying his first Jedi, Halsey and Knox, in the former campaign. Opress soon became a Sith apprentice to Dooku, who intended to use his new acolyte to overthrow his own Master, Darth Sidious, and claim control of the galaxy.
While Opress was subjected to brutal Sith training under Dooku's charge, Ventress prepared to pit the monstrous Nightbrother against Dooku. Yet when Ventress's plans for revenge culminated at Toydaria, she and her ex-Master found that neither of them could contain Opress's impulsive nature and rage. In what became a three-way lightsaber duel, Opress overcame Ventress's spell of control and also terminated his service to Dooku, further battling his way through Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi before escaping to Dathomir. After learning from Talzin of his kinship to Darth Maul, Opress rescued his weakened brother from the depths of Lotho Minor and brought him home to Dathomir, where Talzin restored his mind and body. Opress then became involved with Maul's pursuit of vengeance on Kenobi, who had cut him in half over a decade ago on Naboo. Although Kenobi escaped from them with the aid of Asajj Ventress during a confrontation at Raydonia, Opress and Maul continued their plans for revenge and galactic domination, turning to the criminal underworld to achieve their needs.
By 20 BBY, Opress and Maul cut a swath through the Outer Rim Territories, battling through all civilians, bounty hunters, and Jedi Knights who stood in their way. The Jedi High Council sent task forces to hunt them down on Pleem's Nexus and Moorjhone, with Kenobi always among the contenders. As part of Maul's plans, Opress became a Sith Lord, but he was forced to become the apprentice?submitting to his brother, the Master?in accordance with the Rule of Two. While attempting to recruit Weequay pirates into their service on Florrum, Opress killed Jedi Master Adi Gallia, though he soon thereafter lost his left arm to Kenobi's blade. Kenobi then chased Opress and Maul off Florrum, destroying their ship and leaving them stranded until they were discovered by members of the Death Watch, a group of Mandalorian warriors led by Pre Vizsla. Opress, Maul, the Mandalorians, and various criminal groups in the galaxy formed an alliance to overthrow the pacifist rulers of the planet Mandalore, though after the operation ended succesfully, Viszla and his men arrested Opress and Maul. After breaking free from prison with Mandalore's incarcerated Prime Minister, Almec, Opress and his brother seized control of Mandalore from Viszla and his allies. Their rule of Mandalore, however, attracted unwanted attention from Maul's former Master, Darth Sidious, who saw the power of the two Sith brothers as a threat to the dominance of his Sith Order. Sidious traveled to Mandalore and confronted the two brothers, fatally impaling Opress, who in his dying breath expressed regret for never having been Maul's equal.
Savage Opress was a reserved, but brave warrior, who protected his brother at all costs. However, after being transformed, he became an aggressive, dispassionate and cruel practitioner of the dark side of the Force, who did not care about killing his own brother and other innocents for the cause. Savage was very strong willed, being able to defeat the mental manipulation of the Nightsisters and turn against both Asajj Ventress and Dooku. Nonetheless he still showed great loyalty to those whom he felt deserved it, such as his brother and Mother Talzin.
While his brother, Maul was a deliberate and planning person, who always could count on the possible consequences, Savage was hot-headed, and his only purpose was to carry out the orders of Dooku, and later Maul, and would destroy everyone and everything in his path, not considering the consequences, like he did with King Katuunko. After uniting with Maul, however, he became quite level-headed but was still not able to control his passion, which caused him strife with his brother. Although Opress did not always agree with Maul, and once challenged him to a duel, the two brothers genuinely cared about each other, as shown by Maul's remorse upon Savage's death and when Savage believed that he had let his brother and master down and been an unworthy apprentice.
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