Value 2 JP per level
The superhero has suffered damage to his hearing. The nature of the damage is such that it cannot be repaired by either technological, supernatural, or magical means, and powers or feats cannot compensate for the penalties associated with it.
- Level 1 (2 JP), Partial Deafness: The superhero takes a -6 penalty to Perception checks. The Perception skill is cross-class for the superhero, regardless of if he actually bought/pick it.
- Level 2 (4 JP), Total Deafness: The superhero automatically fails Perception checks, take a -4 penalty on Initiative checks, and/or a -4 to Perform checks he makes to Dramatically Activate a power.