Name: Deacon Reinhardt
Class: Former Templar
Affiliations: Old friendships within the Chantry
Skills: Typically fights using swords, but through constant training, he has learned to wield a dagger simultaneously in his off-hand when necessary. Moderately trained in Shield & Sword combat, but often finds shields too cumbersome.
: Deacon's Templar training included a process which adds lyrium to his body. As a result, he is more resistant to hostile magic.Combat Expert
: Deacon's years of combat experience grant him a sense of value on the battlefield. Those who fight alongside him feel more confident, resulting in better tactical decisions in combat.Sonic Slash
: Deacon's mastery of standard swords has allowed him a special technique. He is capable of swinging his blade with such force that the attack reverberates through the air, cutting into the next target that it hits before disappearing. This attack puts a strain on his body, leaving him only able to fight at half strength and speed for some time. As a result, he often only uses it as a last resort. NOTE: He can only use this technique with long swords and broad swords. Anything smaller or larger either lacks enough force or is too heavy to swing at such a speed.Maker's Light
: Deacon has gained a level of mastery over the bracelet that he carries. He has become capable of a light-based attack similar to an explosion. The attack launches from his hand, and he is capable of using it in two ways. The first is a forward blast with a range of three to four meters, in which everything caught in the attack suffers devastating injury. The second is a strike to the ground that hits in all directions at a diameter of three meters, however the potency of the attack is weakened by the strike's scattered nature. His current level of control allows the attack to be used no more than twice in a single day.
(Ignore the halberd)
Deacon's new armor consists of shoulders, gauntlets and greaves of Marcus Hammerstrike's design. The metal is designed to provide maximum protection in those areas without hindering mobility.
Starting Equipment: Templar Longsword, 5 days worth of rations, 2 Healing potions, Camping gear (mat and blanket, fire starting gear, cooking pan), Steel Dagger, Leather Shield (Round), Map of Ferelden (area around Denerim), 20 Silver pieces, 30 bronze pieces, Compass
Personality: Deacon is, for the most part, carefree, often taunting his opponent to encourage a reckless retaliation. A man with an open mind, he does not judge others by their race or gender, but by their decisions in life. However, his past has led to him being unwilling to trust most Templar knights or Chantrymen he encounters, but still gives most anyone he meets the benefit of the doubt. He does his best to prevent casualties in battle, and will sometimes risk his own life to rescue a single ally. Despite being a former Templar, Deacon is not quick to condemn mages for their abilities, and even offers aid to apostates fleeing the Chantry, hoping that his generosity will help them avoid resorting to blood magic.
History: Deacon's family always served the Chantry eagerly, and for most of his life, he was no exception. When he became 21, Deacon went through training to become a Templar. Through his years serving the Chantry, he earned the respect of those above him. But only a month after becoming 27, he took part in a joint assignment with three other Templar to retrieve a group of apostates that had fled from the Chantry. After finding them and cornering them in a cave, Deacon tried to peacefully negotiate their return to the Chantry. But one Templar, the youngest and most reckless, immediately tried to cut the mages down, killing one of them. In desperation, they called upon blood magic to absorb their fallen ally and retaliate. In the ensuing chaos, Deacon was left with no choice but to cut them down, but his fellow Templar knights also died in the fight. Deacon left the Templar Order two weeks later, and it has been five years since then.
Character theme: Question of Purpose
Battle Theme: Two Steps From Hell
Starting point: Brecilian Forest, Two miles south southeast of Denerim
LEVEL-UP EDIT: Deacon has learned the ability: Maker's Light!
EDIT: Deacon's appearance has been updated.