Prince Roderick
Prince Roderick
Personal Info:
Real Name: Roderick
Also Known As: No known Alias
Place Of Birth: Unknown
First Appearance: Outsiders Vol.2 #1: Alpha (1993) Modern Age Villain
Known Associates: Queen Ilona
Group Affiliation: None
Base Of Operations: Markovia
Grudges: The Outsiders
Creators: Mike W. Barr and Paul Pelletier
As a vampire, Prince Roderick is a member of the living dead, virtually immortal and only able to be destroyed by direct sunlight, piercing of his heart, beheading, burning and scattering of his ashes. Religious objects can also harm him and items made of silver. He is also bound from entering any dwelling unless invited, and he feels the need to break any mirror he encounters. Most significantly, Prince Roderick is dependant on consuming human blood every night.
Enhanced Abilities: Prince Roderick is a vampire and has enhanced strength, endurance and agility.
Vampire Bite: Prince Roderick’s bite inflicts damage and makes his victim subject to Dracula’s telepathic commands.
Transformation: Prince Roderick can transform into a mist-like cloud, a bat, a man-sized bat, or a wolf.
Summoning and Controlling: Prince Roderick can summon and control lesser animals such as bats and wolves, but also thunderstorms, lesser vampires, and in some cases, humans.
Acute Senses: Prince Roderick's senses of sight, smell, and hearing are enhanced to superhuman levels.
Regenerative Healing Factor: Like all vampires, Prince Roderick can rapidly regenerate damaged or destroyed bodily tissues faster and more efficiently than an ordinary human.
Weather Manipulation: Prince Roderick, like all vampires, possess the ability to greatly manipulate the weather over a limited area, such as creating immensely powerful thunderstorms.
Hypnotism and Mind Control: Like all vampires, Prince Roderick has the ability to hypnotise most beings just by making eye contact with them for a few seconds. While under his influence, he can force people to do his bidding, though beings of great will power can resist him.
Prince Roderick is a vampire and a member of the living dead, who manipulated and seduced Queen Ilona to try to take over Markovia. He was an adviser only known to her, he set out to kill Brion Markov, Geo-Force, so he could take the crown of Markovia for himself.
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