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what pl?

Postby rlwr » Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:05 am

what pl do you think the main group of agents of shield characters are?

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Re: what pl?

Postby Monolith » Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:15 am

I would imagine most of them are in the 4-6 range. We see how easily even low-level supers take them out.

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Re: what pl?

Postby rlwr » Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:05 am

ya I think that's about right and yes deathlock takes them on like they are nothing.

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Re: what pl?

Postby Monolith » Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:15 am

Skye, Fits, and Simmons are probably pl 4, as they don't do a lot of combat.
May and Coulson are probably pl 5.
Ward is probably pl 6, as he's the most combat active.

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Re: what pl?

Postby Mr Mole » Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:55 pm

Monolith wrote:Skye, Fits, and Simmons are probably pl 4, as they don't do a lot of combat.
May and Coulson are probably pl 5.
Ward is probably pl 6, as he's the most combat active.

I could probably agree with your ratings, except that there's no way Ward has a higher combat PL than May. May would have to be at least PL 6... Maybe PL 7, but I think that's pushing it.

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Re: what pl?

Postby Monolith » Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:02 pm

Mr Mole wrote:
Monolith wrote:Skye, Fits, and Simmons are probably pl 4, as they don't do a lot of combat.
May and Coulson are probably pl 5.
Ward is probably pl 6, as he's the most combat active.

I could probably agree with your ratings, except that there's no way Ward has a higher combat PL than May. May would have to be at least PL 6... Maybe PL 7, but I think that's pushing it.

Ward does a lot more combat then May. Look at the last episode: Ward took on 12 SHIELD agents at once while May took on 4. Even the episode where Ward gets the norse staff, Ward too out the whole crew while May just took out 1 person. They try to play out May but Ward always ends up taking out more people.

May has more of a ninja style, where she used the setting and surprise to her advantage. Ward is more of a direct combatant. I also think May has a better ego and mental center, but I think Ward is the combat power house of the team.

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Re: what pl?

Postby Fists of Dorn » Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:33 pm

I think Monolith's assessment is pretty accurate. As for how May at PL5 could compete against a guy like Ward at PL6:

May should have the various 'Maneuver' advantages and higher overall attack/defense bonuses- allowing her to better adjust her survivability (trading up to five points).
Ward is simply stronger/tougher and has access to the basic maneuvers (able to adjust up to two points)- allowing him to be pretty darned good in a fight.

May's most significant advantage over Ward is her experience and the patience needed to best utilize it.



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Re: what pl?

Postby JDRook » Wed Apr 09, 2014 4:55 pm

Monolith wrote:Ward does a lot more combat then May. Look at the last episode: Ward took on 12 SHIELD agents at once while May took on 4. Even the episode where Ward gets the norse staff, Ward too out the whole crew while May just took out 1 person. They try to play out May but Ward always ends up taking out more people.


Maybe Ward just has Takedown. Best possible advantage if skill = number of kills.
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