Buccaneer "Buckles" Murphy is a character from the XP4 Series of Fanfics and is the main protagonist of the Battle in Neo-City series of arcs.
Buckles is dubbed as the weakest trainee at Neo-City's Training Camp but unbeknownst to everyone, Buckles is secretly the hero of events that occurs inside Neo-City.
Buckles debuted in XP4 Heroes Coalition - Neo-City Diaries.
In the AWA fics, Buckles debuted in All Worlds Alliance Stories Chapter 28. Buckles lives in Heartlake City and attends Heartlake High. He is good friends with Davis Motomiya.
Buckles is a young man with a long, silver hair tied in a low ponytail and has grayish-orchid eyes. He is currently wearing a white long-sleeved buttoned shirt with a red necktie, blue jeans and red & white rubber shoes.
Buckles is the type that acts before he thinks. He can never just sit around upon seeing someone in a pinch and will go to great lengths to protect or help the person. This he does at great risk to himself, which typically results in him being hospitalized for several days after each confrontation.
Even though he is a well-mannered person, who is kind to people in general, Buckles will not hesitate to strike female opponents who harm innocents or disrespect life.
Despite his righteous and heroic personality Buckles occasionally displays poor choice of words which results in him getting into trouble.
Despite Buckles having many girls attracted to him, he has shown no apparent romantic attraction to them. But many stated that he had a thing for older women.
Buckles is a member of the Heroes Coalitions as a trainee. He also attends at Vanguard Academy as a student.
XP4 Heroes Coalition - Neo-City Diaries
In Chapter 4, Buckles is seen alongside Gillian "Gill" Norman, Akatora Tsujimiya and the Creepy Guy hanging out inside a treehouse on the Withered Tree at the Training Campgrounds. They got into a conversation where Buckles often gets the attention of girls which he denied. After deciding on a bet, Buckles drops down from the treehouse when Lyndel Flamburge arrives and gave him her number, much to Buckles' shock and Akatora & the Creepy Guy's jealousy. The two then proceeds to beat Buckles up while Gill watches them in amusement.
In Chapter 10, Buckles is present during the Unification Ceremony.
In Chapter 21, Buckles, alongside Gillian "Gill" Norman, Akatora Tsujimiya and The Creepy Guy, are watching movie inside a tree house on top of the Withered Tree somewhere in the Training Camp at Neo-City.
Despite being labeled as an Oracle, Buckles does not possess any esper-like abilities but he does possess a mysterious ability called Fragment Smasher that has ability to cancel any supernatural attacks by touching them (which he usually does by punching), this ability can also leave a few remnants to any recipients which renders their abilities useless for the time being.
Buckles a capable street fighter and quick thinker where he can exploited the weakness of his enemies. His fighting capability is stated many times to be the result of countless fights he was involved in with other delinquents when he tries to help other people, even when his opponents are gangsters that carry deadly weapons. Also Buckles has an incredible amount of stamina as displayed during Mishal's attack on him where he took in every attack she threw at. He possesses a high threshold of pain, as demonstrated against his battle with where his entire arm was cut-off by Suzie and Kyouko stabs him in the chest and he was still able to think straight enough to beat Ikaros, although Joash said he just got "high" off of the pain. Buckles is also very fast and has great reflexes that allow him react to attacks.
- In the AWA Fics, Buckles alongside Gill were present during the Battle for ZeroTopia. But after the battle, they didn't joined the All Worlds Alliance in favor of a normal life.
- In the AWA Fics, Buckles has no idea that Stephanie has a crush on him.
- The list of girls that fell for Buckles are Mishal Watts, Evanore Highmore Wolfmoon, Meme Touwa, Mika Suzuki, Runo Misaki, Kyouko Sakura and Michiru Honekawa while Lyndel Flamburge's feelings towards him is ambigous.
- According to XP4Universe, his ideal voice actors for Buckles are Micah Solusod and Atsushi Abe (both voiced Touma Kamijou from Toaru Majutsu no Index).
- (to Pecora Nera) "Oh yes, you are pathetic! Way more pathetic than I am! You're only sole purpose in your pathetic existence is steal the souls of innocent women and tortures them for your own amusement! You're so sick! You're so demented! That it makes me wanna hurl! But that's not what makes me feel sick about you! It's because of your actions! And it's because of you, Evanore's life turn into a living hell! I only knew her for a short time but from the short time that I get to know her, that she's the most cheerful and down to earth person I ever met on my life! I'll even say that she's a better than those motherfuckers from the Coalition! But because of you, her life was ruined! The organization that she worked for threatens her for execution, forcing her closest friends to turn against her! That is unforgivable! That is utterly unforgivable! That's why tonight... you reign of terror ends... you will never, EVER, bother Evanore or any other girls again because I'm going to SMASH YOU TO BITS!"