Having spent several years of his life as a bounty hunter has instilled a sort of hunter's instinct into Darlyn's mind. He is frequently taking stock of his surroundings, making sure he is distinctly aware of what is going on around him, as well as tending towards cautious build up to explosive strategies. Often with actual explosives.
A lifetime entrenched in darkness and exploring the potential of the Dark Side has resulted in Darlyn becoming an arguable prodigy at the ability of Force Lightning. As such, he has become a veritable sorcerer, capable of producing powerful force energies in conjunction with physical combat.
Similarly, despite practicing forms of combat meant to require little practice, Darlyn has taken his chosen combative forms to great heights, making him a powerful duelist in numerous situations.
Despite his potential in a duel, Darlyn's bladework is noticeably lacking compared to others who take delight in violent endeavors. Rather than win through superior swordsmanship, Darlyn clearly and evidently relies on his Force capabilities and tricks.
Darlyn has an intensely theatrical sense of humour and style, often forgoing reasonable action for a more impressive, or bemusing display. This can be taken advantage of if one is well aware of it. Which honestly, doesn't take much time to figure out.
The problem with having a noble profession and practically swimming in the Dark Side? They don't exactly mesh all that well. Darlyn may have a loose set of moral ideals and stick to what his job says he is supposed to do, but when let to do things his way it can easily become a depraved violent spectacle, or questionable in ethics at the bare minimum. Not to mention his dark aura is probably pretty revolting and revealing to those who serve the light.
The Niman Form of lightsaber combat is most notable as a 'balanced' or 'moderation' form, implementing basic structure and ideas of the forms which came before, while also stressing the use of Force abilities in combat. This form is lacking in many significant strengths and weaknesses, which can easily fall victim to forms of superior strength and blade work.
Something of a novelty, most often, Jar'Kai is the use of two lightsabers in combat. Two variations on the style exist, utilizing either a second full-length lightsaber or a shorter shoto lightsaber in the off hand. Both styles can be used similarly, with one blade acting as a parrying defensive tool or as a second weapon to increase the pace of attacks. This style also can include the use of a saberstaff with some of the same principles.
Something of a joke name referring to the use of blasters and slugthrowers in close quarters effectively. Really not much more to say, outside of in this instance including a lightsaber simultaneously. Because why not.
Commonly referred to as Force Sense, the ability to see much farther than ones eyes can travel; Tactus Otium is the answer to the question: How are Jedi able to react fast enough to evade and counter blaster fire; providing a vivid sense of the situation unfolding around those capable of applying this skill in their chosen field.
The Art of Movement
Essentially what it sounds like, a 'higher movement' form using the Force to amplify one's capabilities. It really doesn't need that much explaining.
Referred to some as Force Push and Force Pull, telekinesis consists of two branches of the ability. Sustained Telekinesis where an object or person is held in place for a period of time, and then Burst Telekinesis in which something or someone is thrown backwards or pulled in towards the user. In this category, Darlyn is quite capable, on par with the average for his peers (Other Masters of the Force).
Consisting of more than just communication from one mind to another, Telepathy is the umbrella term for the ability to affect a persons mind on the whole. Whether convincing others to do something they normally wouldn't (mind trick), or otherwise projecting images, memories or words into the consciousness of the target. The effect of Telepathy varies dependent on the mental strength of the foe. In this category, Darlyn is capable of projecting thoughts to those strong in the ability themselves, or mind tricking very weak minded individuals.
An umbrella title to the force abilities focused on self healing and rejuvenation of the natural body. Stamina and lost strength can be regained by drawing the force into ones center, healing significant injuries and sustaining ones life in the field of combat given enough time to focus. In this category, Darlyn is capable primarily of sustaining his stamina past normal levels as well as ignoring some pain.
A particularly violent use of Telekenisis, the user constricts one's throat via the force, by slowly crushing their trachea/throat with the Force. This ability could be used at low levels to cause choking over long periods of time, relative anyways, or at higher intensities to choke one out in far shorter timeframes not dissimilar to actual strangulation. In this category, Darlyn is certainly capable of the ability however only for brief periods of time.
You want violent? This is where that line gets drawn. Force Crush is a vicious, dark ability where the user lifts (or does not lift, but usually lifts) a target into the air and implodes them with the Force, like crushing weights on them from all angles swiftly. This ability can be used to crush an entire object or part of an object, such as the heart, neck, or other areas. In this category, Darlyn is capable of crushing small machines, necks (when able to focus) and apples.
Force Lightning is the use of the Dark Side of the Force to project energy in the form of lightning from a user's fingertips, usually. This lightning has the properties of usual lightning, minus being fired from fingers sideways at another living thing, and many variations of the ability itself exist. Variations include, but are certainly not limited to, Force Shock, a mild, low intensity variation of the ability, Chain Lightning, where the blast travels from one target to the next, a 'mild' variation of Force Storm, where lightning is sent from an upwards reaching hand to all willed targets around the user, to Lightning Shield, Bomb, and Grenade which all interact with the lightning in various manifestations. The lightning can even have kinetic force to it, propelling targets struck backwards, or in extremely rare cases cause burning or disintegration, partial or whole. In this category is Darlyn's specialty, as he is capable of producing many, many variations of the ability, control its intensity, and even potentially apply kinetic force with the lightning itself.
Darlyn often appears wearing simple, black robes not unlike those of a Sith. These robes always have the Commenori crest on the left breast side of the tunic, the blue insignia contrasting against the dark cloth. He possesses several sets of these tunic robes, alongside the thick black cloaks with almost comically oversize hoods. In addition to this, he will frequently wear battle armor, in part from paranoia, and possesses two different suits for this purpose.
Additionally, there are scars on his neck from shrapnel wounds.
Edited by Darlyn Excron, 29 April 2018 - 02:51 PM.