John White was an undercover agent working for the National Security Agency, and was given the assignment to investigate the First Sons, along with Lucy Kuo and their inside associate, Sebastian Wolfe. Though, he was nearly successful in his time undercover, he was ripped apart and pulled into a vortex during a freak accident with one of the First Sons' inventions, namely the Ray Sphere. After some time, his sub-consciousness awoke, and was reborn as "The Beast", a Conduit with immense power.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least High 6-A, possibly higher | At least High 6-A, likely higher
Name: John White, "The Beast"
Age: Mid to late 20's
Classification: Human, Conduit, Former Undercover Agent
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Fire Manipulation, Gravity Manipulation, Telepathy, Teleportation, Can bestow powers onto people with the conduit gene, Can transform into the Beast, Can create pseudo-Black Holes that break down and absorb matter, Can absorb and limitedly control matter, Regeneration (High), Can amplify or weaken a conduit's powers and transfer his powers onto other conduits, Durability Negation via Ray Field Blast, Immunity to Disease/Sickness/Poison, Levitation/Flight
Attack Potency: At least Multi-Continent level, possibly higher (The Beast was able to release large blasts that covered significant portions of the US, destroyed this much of Empire City with a single blast at the beginning of the game, created clouds all over the world Was able to contend with RFI Boosted Cole for awhile, Conduits grow stronger over time, should be as powerful as his future self by the end of the game). Durability Negation against organic opponents (Ray Sphere Blasts first drain an opponent of their bio-electricity, convert that into Ray Field Energy, and then release it in a Blast. Said Blasts destroy the genetic structure/DNA of oppponents who lack the Conduit gene) | At least Multi-Continent level (Destroyed the moon in a single blast in the future when it first awoke ), likely much higher (Had several years to increase his powers before Kessler went back in time). Ray Field Blast can negate durability against organic opponents.
Speed: At least Superhuman (Via virtue of size, crossed the East Coast in a few days, stopping only to destroy cities along the way) boosted by teleportation | Likely Massively Hypersonic+, likely far higher (Chased Kessler and his family for year), boosted by teleportation
Lifting Strength: Class M+ (The Beast was able to casually throw vehicles and a building-sized statue across the city with little effort. Far stronger than Alden, who turned a bridge into a giant golem)
Striking Strength: At least Multi-Continent Class, possibly higher | At least Multi-Continent Class, likely higher
Durability: At least Multi-Continent level, possibly higher (The Beast was able to survive being torn apart within the vortex of the Ray Sphere, and regenerated atom from atom. Survived attacks from Cole MacGrath after being empowered by the RFI. Conduits get stronger with time and when exposed to Ray Sphere Radiation, of which the Beast is a natural producer of), regeneration makes him very difficult to kill | At least Multi-Continent level, likely higher. Regeneration makes him very difficult to kill.
Range: Tens of kilometers (The Beast was able to cause explosions that were worth several kilometers in range) | At least Tens of Kilometers, possibly higher (The moon in Kessler's future was destroyed, though how it happened is unknown)
Standard Equipment: Nothing Notable.
Intelligence: Highly Intelligent (Used to be an undercover agent who managed to infiltrate the First Sons, avoided DARPA and Moya's forces, as well as the Dust Men from chasing him for weeks.)
Weaknesses: The RFI (Ray Field Inhibitor) weakens his powers and severely damages him. Otherwise, nothing notable.
- Power Giving and Boosting: Can give powers to those who have the conduit gene. Can also enhance their powers as a passive effect. Natural conduit abilities are enhanced strength, durability and regeneration factor. Typically done with explosions.
- Gravity Lift: Allows the Beast to manipulate gravity and cause anything nearby to float.
- Fireball: Can summon gigantic balls of fire that easily sinks large ships. Fireballs explode repeatedly.
- Shapeshifting: Allows John to transform into a gigantic titan of magma, or to his former self.
- Teleportation: First used with his encounter with Cole once he became the Beast. Also used in order to create a new body in another area.
- Gravity Hole: Allows John to create a pseudo-black holes that pull anything close to it. It also breaks down and absorbs any matter sucked into it. Created when regenerating.
- Ray Sphere Blast: City scale blasts that create new conduits and destroy anything else.
Key: Cole's Timeline | Kessler's timeline