Damian Tryp
Damian Tryp
Personal Info:
Real Name: Dafydd ap Andras
Also Known As: Dai, Mr. Tryp, Damian Tryp Jr., Ancient Tryp, Old Man, Tryp-The-Eldest, Tryp-The-Light-Fantastic
Place Of Birth: South Wales, Uk
First Appearance: X-Factor Vol.3 #2 (2005) Modern Age Villain
Known Associates: Anthony Falcone
Group Affiliation: Formerly Anthony Falcone, Singularity Investigations
Base Of Operations: Mobile
Grudges: X-Factor
Creators: Peter David, Ryan Sook and Dennis Calero
Tryp is a changeling with various powers tied to the planet's elemental state.
Enhanced Abilities: Tryp can tap into the elemental powers of the Earth to augment his strength.
Aerokinesis: Tryp can create and control high powered winds, including tornados.
Time Travel: Possesses the psionic power to displace himself and others backwards or forwards at any specific point in the timestream by generating chronal energies.
Chronal Duplication: Tryp can have multiple versions of himself at different ages exist simultaneously in the same place and time without any time-paradox repercussions.
Teleportation: As well as moving through time, Tryp can move himself and others through space to various locations.
Intangibility: When visiting the past, Tryp is intangible or incorporeal because the future is still mutable. This intangibility increased his durability and decreases his weight.
Mental Powers: Tryp has limited telepathy and has been shown to erase memories, mentally manipulate and project visions.
Longevity: He does age, but appears to have a longer life span than normal humans.
The man known as Damian Tryp was born as Dafydd ap Andras in in a small village south of Wales in the 14th Century. Dafydd's mother died in childbirth, and at birth he began to manifest is mutant powers. Many of the townspeople blamed him for failed crops, plagues and called him a demon. Wanting to end the plague effecting the village, the towns people demand to sacrifice the young child. When Dafydd's father, Andras Tryp, refused to give in to the townspeople's demands, they set fire to their home killing Andras and nearly killing Dafydd. Dafydd was saved by teleporting from the home with help from his older self.
Little is known about Tryp's activities in the intervening centuries, but he did found Singularity Investigations, a company the clashed with X-Factor Investigations.
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