Subject: [PW][WG] Adam "Smasher" Samson
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 14:56:10 -0700
From: "DitzyRenamon \(Tech Weaver\)"
Author: Chet Weaver
AIM: PanGatomon, NemesisWolfHelm, Rorschach Mask
Character's Name: Adam "Smasher" Samson
Appearance: A young man with hair cut close to the head. Wears slightly baggy
clothing, including a T-shirt with an obscure logo. On his hands and feet are
fingerless gloves (to which he pins on his badges) and Converse All-Star tennis
shoes, respectively. Wears sunglasses and is almost always either carrying or
standing on a skateboard.
Has on a Marowak helmet (found on Victory road by his father and given to him as
a gift) and carries the obligatory bottomless back pack and Pokéball belt.
Personality: A generally easy-going guy (a somehow cliche concept), Smasher is
also a thrill-seeker; He isn't living unless he nearly kills himself. Also
considers himself an expert thrasher (skateboarder). He learned to skateboard
since before he could walk. Now carrying around a laptop computer and a set of
video equipment, Smasher takes whatever oppurtunity he can to record his extreme
stunts and post them to the web.
Larvitar (Big Time)
Steelix (Iron Horse)
About the Pokemon:
Shuriken: Smasher practically grew up with this Pokémon and has taught it to
ride a skateboard of its own. This 'board has a gold star painted on its deck.
Shuriken doesn't stay inside its Pokéball, opting to skate along side Smasher.
Rarely hovers, unlike other Staryu and Starmie.
When Smasher taught Shuriken Hidden Power, he found it had a rather explosive
effect. They combined that technique with Rapid Spin to create a move he calls
Rush: Caught in the burned-out mansion in Cinnibar, Rush can speak fluent
Spanish and English. Is a smooth talker and likes to woo the ladies.
Ice: One of Smasher's first few Pokemon, Ice is good friend of Smasher's.
Pikat-Shoo: Formerly belongs to Lt. Surge. Smasher traded it for siamese twin
Pikachus, which are much rarer but not "tourney-legal." Surge has trained
Pikat-Shoo to learn Surf, a nasty surprise for anyone trying to use ground-types
against him. Pikat-Shoo was trained like a soldier and always follows orders.
Big Time: Smasher found Big Time all alone in the woods. Smasher has no idea
what happened to the Larvitar, but its been depressed ever since. He had been
trying to train it up to Tyranitar, but it battles half-heartedly and just does
not have the will to win. Big Time refuses to talk about its problems, so
Smasher has decided to try and find the Larvitar nesting grounds in hopes of
cheering it up.
StarScream: Given to Smasher by a trainer as a reward for rescuing her from Team
Rocket. Its former trainer had a hard time trying to control it, but its wild
side allowed Smasher to bond with it easily.
Objectives: To become the world's most extreme Pokémon trainer.
Allies: Ema Acitore, Morgan Erna, Amber Powers, Heidi Lee, Tom Skyrunner
Enemies: Alan "Lasher" Sandstone (Rival); Bon, Ian and Clyde from Team Rocket,
Background: Adam grew up in Lavender Town. Adam's parents got divorced when he
was six. Adam's mother remarried a year later, and his step-father gave him the
egg that contained Shuriken as birthday present (Adam's real father gave him the
helmet when he was twelve).
At about fifteen, Smasher left Lavender Town to begin his Pokemon journey.
Along the way, he made some friends, some enemies, and a number of victories.
He was temporarily Pewter City Gym Leader to let Brock have a well-deserved
vacation, but wound up losing it to bug catchers backed by Team Rocket. A
couple half-dittos helped him get it back.
After that there was long, confusing, and almost random tour of Kanto and the
surrounding islands. He traded Pokemon with Surge in Vermillion, fought off
interdimensional invaders in Lavender, and tussled with a giant Primeape. A
confused Sabrina turned him into a girl and... well, you kinda had to be there.
Needless to say, there was a tough decision between being turned back to normal
and having a lesbian girlfriend.
After infiltrating Fuscia City and plowing through Viridian's ground gym, he set
sail for Cinnibar Island and blazed through the gym. With a fossil he picked up
earlier, he resurrected a prehistoric Persian. Larger than most and calling
itself Liger (according to Rush), it resisted control and trounced the rest of
Smasher's team. Rather than running off, Liger has taken to stalking Smasher
and challenging him at key moments. Smasher has drawn with Liger at best and
has yet to capture him.
After competing a bit in Pokemon League tournaments, Smasher left a few of his
Pokemon at home and began training a new team. Having spent too much time in
the Diversity Gym in his home town of Lavender for his liking, he decided he
needed to travel around a bit more. With the acquisition of a depressed
Larvitar he decided that the place to travel was Johto.
Like, Diamond Storm and stuff
Work like nobody's watching.
Dance like you've never been hurt.
Love like you don't need the money.