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Oppo Rancisis

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Name: Oppo Rancisis
Type: Jedi Master / Monarch of Thisspias
Species: Thisspiasian
Homeworld: Thisspias
Gender: Male
Born: 206 BBY (794 GC)
Died: 19 BBY (981 GC)
Hair Color: White
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 1.38 meters
Skin: Dark Yellow

Blaster: 5D
Brawling Parry: 6D
Lightsaber: 11D+2
Melee Combat: 8D
Melee Parry: 7D+1

Alien Species: 5D
Bureaucracy: 6D+1
Cultures: 5D
Intimidation: 7D
Languages: 5D+1
Planetary Systems: 6D+1
Scholar: Jedi Lore 7D
Survival: 6D
Tactics: 8D
Willpower: 7D

Communications: 8D+2
Sensors: 5D
Space Transports: 6D

Command: 8D+2
Investigation: 7D
Persuasion: 6D+2
Search: 6D

Brawling: 5D+2
Stamina: 6D+1

Computer Programming/Repair: 7D
First Aid: 5D
Lightsaber Repair: 7D
(A) Medicine: 5D+1
Security: 6D

Special Abilities:
Constrict: On a successful brawling skill roll made to grapple, a Thisspian can wrap it’s prehensile tail around an opponent. In subsequent rounds, it can inflict its Strength +1D+1 with a constricting attack. An opponent so ensnared can escape, but must do so with an opposed strength roll.
Prehensile Tail: Thisspians can use their tails to carry objects, leaving their hands free for other activities. When doing so, a Thisspian’s move rating is reduce by 2.

Force Skills: Control 8D+2, Sense 9D, Alter 8D

Force Powers:
Control: Absorb/dissipate energy, accelerate healing, concentration, contort/escape, control pain, emptiness, enhance attribute, force of will, hibernation trance, remain conscious
Sense: Combat sense, danger sense, life detection, life sense, magnify senses, receptive telepathy, sense Force
Alter: Telekinesis
Control and Sense: Farseeing, lightsaber combat
Control and Alter: control another’s pain
Sense and Alter: Dim another’s senses, lesser force shield, malacia
Control, Sense and Alter: Affect mind, battle meditation

Force Sensitive: Y
Force Points: 11
Dark Side Points: 0
Character Points: 21
Move: 8

Equipment: Lightsaber (5D), Jedi robes

Background: Oppo Rancisis, an adept strategist and tactician, was a Thisspiasian male who abdicated the throne of his homeworld in favor of becoming a Jedi Master. Offered to the Jedi Order as an infant by his mother, the Blood Monarch of Thisspias, Rancisis was apprenticed to Master Yaddle, training to become a Jedi Knight almost two centuries before the Battle of Yavin. In 186 BBY, Rancisis’ sister was killed by terrorists, and he was offered the throne; he declined, instead preferring to continue on the path of the Jedi.

After achieving the rank of Master and being given a place on the Jedi High Council, Rancisis served as one of the Jedi’s top military advisors due to his tactical nous. He was also a member of and often led the Council of Reconciliation. Rancisis served the Jedi Council through the re-emergence of the Sith, the Separatist Crisis, and the Battle of Geonosis, and when the Clone Wars began, he became a Jedi General. Along with Yoda, Rancisis spent much of the war on Coruscant, organizing and coordinating Republic forces through the galaxy, such as during the defense of Kamino and the Battle of Zaadja, conferring with Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, and serving on the Council of Reconciliation.

Near the close of the war, Rancisis learned of a Separatist operation on the planet Saleucami; Dark Acolyte Sora Bulq was overseeing the creation of a cloned Morgukai “Shadow Army,” which Rancisis feared would prove a match for the Jedi. The Thisspiasian Jedi Master led a team of Jedi and three battalions of clone troopers to Saleucami, and besieged the planet for five months. Rancisis used his battle meditation to aid Republic forces during the conflict, to the point of exhaustion. Sora Bulq used this to his advantage, sending a group of Anzati assassins to slay Rancisis, but the Jedi Master was able to fend them off and defeated his attackers. However, the attack had in fact been a ruse orchestrated by Bulq, who used the distraction to enter Rancisis’ chamber unnoticed and stab the Thisspiasian in the back, killing him.

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