Ripperdoc

A breed apart from their cousins the MedTechs and Cyberdocs, the Ripperdoc specializes in one thing and one thing only—the construction, alteration, and implantation of illegal and black market cyberware.

Occasionally employed by legitimate operations for the in-store installation of legal cybertech such as skin watches and light tattoos, the Ripperdoc nevertheless can make thousands in a night for a few unlicensed surgeries. A good contact for the cyber-equipped, they are the lifeblood of most modern gangs and militias alike.

The main difference between the Ripperdoc and the Cyberdoc is legality. Ripperdocs have access to black market goods, experimental prototypes, illegalwares and drugs and a whole host of other tech that offer short term benefits usually with long term side-effects. If you want cyber that will last you, that is inspected for quality and won't break after use, see a cyberdoc. If you don't plan to live through the night or don't care if you get an infection, your cyberarm falls off or if the ware causes so much EMF feedback to your nervous system then look no further.

Ripperdoc: This is the character's ability to perform surgery using the multitude of advanced medical technologies that now dominate the field. The main difference between Cyberdoc and the Ripperdoc is the willingness to implant illegal, experimental or dangerous wares into patients. Ripperdocs are often Darks, but even those working in the Bright clinics have facilities in the Dark where they make thousands on illegal surgeries. Ripperdocs gain the Cyberdoc skill which they use in conjunction with Intelligence + Medicine to implant or Intelligence + Technology to repair or customize wares into patients. Brights caught implanting illegal wares often serve lengthy jail time for doing so, including lose of license.

O - CyberTech - You can repair simple cybertech.
OO - Nurse - You can repair simple and complex cybertech and perform simple procedures.
OOO - Doctor - You can repair any cybertech and perform complex procedures.
OOOO - Surgeon - You can perform dangerous procedures.
OOOOO - Genius - You are capable of inventing new and functional cybertechnology. You are secretly on the cutting edge of Ware.
O - CyberTech - You can repair simple cybertech.
OO - Nurse - You can repair simple and complex cybertech and perform simple procedures.
OOO - Doctor - You can repair any cybertech and perform complex procedures.
OOOO - Surgeon - You can perform dangerous procedures.
OOOOO - Genius - You are capable of inventing new and functional cybertechnology. You are secretly on the cutting edge of Ware.