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Barney Calhoun is the playable character in Half-Life: Blue Shift and a side-character in Half-Life 2. He used to be a security guard that worked at Black Mesa; after the Resonance Cascade, he escaped and managed to regroup with several survivors of both the incident and the Seven Hour War.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-C with the crowbar and several fire arms, 9-A with rocket launcher

Name: Barney Calhoun

Origin: Half-Life

Gender: Male

Age: Around 40 in Half-Life 2 (he is a little older than Gordon and unlike him, he wasn't in suspended animation and escaped Black Mesa by himself)

Classification: Human

Powers and Abilities: Human Level attributes, Peak Human stamina, Weapon Mastery (any kind of firearm), sharpshooting, very good at improvising

Attack Potency: Street level with his crowbar (can crack concrete and destroy wooden boxes in a few blows), Street level+ to Wall level with heavy firearms (shotguns, rifles, etc), Room level with his rocket launcher (blew up a M1 Abrams tank with 4 shots)

Speed: Human level

Lifting Strength: Human level, likely reaching Athlete level (picked up a rocket launcher and wasn't slowed down)

Striking Strength: Human level

Durability: His armor grants him at least Wall level durability (can take small explosions and shots from heavy weaponry with some difficulty)

Stamina: Peak Human (he was fighting of HECU soldiers and Xen beings for at least several hours before escaping)

Range: Melee normally

Intelligence: Average

Standard Equipment: His crowbar, a pistol, a revolver, a shotgun, a machine gun and a rocket launcher

Weaknesses: Without his armor he is as durable as a normal man


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