Shocking as it may seem to some of you, this phenomena is not new.
Of course, I have no cold hard facts to prove this statement, but I don't need them.
She was emblematic of writer Chris Claremont’s archetype of the powerful, strong-willed super-heroine.
She can usually control it if she wishes (I.e., she makes her roll to resist the MIA), MIF [Acute claustrophobia]. These are normally hidden about her person, using the Concealment Subskill Note: Without a set of tools, Any attempt at picking a lock is subject to Difficulty modifiers over and above any already assigned for lock complexity or security systems].
Storm has changed little over the years, but for a younger version deduct 1 AP each from Mental and Mystic Stats, except make Will 10. During the time she spent without powers, Storm seemed to be much more physically competent than she had been previously.
This connection might even be more important to her, lacking a minority to identify with as she does mutantkind.
Powers: Weather Control: 16, Air Control: 08, Flight: 08, Fog: 08, Lightning: 12, Projectile Weapons: 08, Flash (Light & Sonic): 06, Temperature Control: 08, Detect: (Weather Patterns): 07, Cold Immunity: 01, Iron Will: 04 Bonuses and Limitations: Skills: Acrobatics (Climbing, Dodging)*: 06, Charisma: 07, Martial Artist*: 06, Medicine (First Aid): 05, Military Science (Cartography, Danger Recognition, Field Command): 05, Occultist (Occult Knowledge, Premonition): 05, Thief (Stealth): 06, (Locks and Safes): 09, (all other Subskills including Concealment): 08, Vehicles*: 06, Weaponry*: 06 Advantages: Attractive, Area Knowledge (Cairo, Sub-Saharan Africa); Leadership, Lightning Reflexes, Languages (Swahili, Japanese, Russian, Imperial and Common Shi’ar).
The writeup is a Storm has the power to control the weather.
This means everything from a micro rainstorm to water her plants to a full-fledged hurricane that shuts down the entire eastern seaboard (though she was pushing for that one).
When Donna learned her “true” background as descendant of the Titans of Myth, Ororo, once worshiped as a goddess, herself, struck off on her own.
She eventually fell in with the metahuman and alien “freaks” of Netherworld, quickly becoming leader of a tribe calling themselves “Morlocks.” She would also need to have worked closely with Black Lightning, Orpheus, Cyborg, and DC’s other various black heroes.
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