So I’ve recently watched all three Hellboy movies, Van Helsing, Jonah Hex, Last Witchhunter, Hansel and Gretel and took some game notes.
Some Supernatural hunters are supernatural creatures themselves or have magic gifts or curses that give them insight into the workings of the supernatural world. This insight is what makes them a good Supernatural Hunter. In a few cases they were even capable of talking to the dead which is a nice trick for detective stories talking to dead witnesses.
For giggles lets throw Buffy the Vampire Slayer in there.
Buffy, Hellboy, Van Helsing and the rest seem to be quite capable of fighting man sized demons in hand to hand combat. Hellboy gets some bigger demons in his stories, but in general your supernatural hunter is tougher and stronger than a normal human.
Magic, Buffy had Willow, Hellboy has magic reliquaries and chants, Van Helsing had his friar making crazy inventions, Jonah Hex had the gunsmith and so on. The Witchhunter could perform some minor magic but that falls more into detecting its presence more than changing things he still needed the Witch to make seeing potions for him. The Witcher, Harry Dresden and John Constantine all know some magic so the genre is kind of fluid between hunters and casters.
Weapons, all of the hunters except Buffy has a cool gun, towards the end of the series she had the Scythe which was really just a cool axe. Anyways they get cool guns and swords and things, so we have to have a lot of custom options for weapons and ammunition.
Armor, ALL of the supernatural genre shows seem to be cool guys and gals in leather jackets or long coats. Even the Witcher among full plate knights only wears leathers.
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