As a former Sheriff from the United states , Blaine is familiar with advanced first aid knowledge and has a base knowledge of small arms. He prefers to use pistols over rifles but is proficient in both. While both smart and calculating he also has a bit of a mean streak and can let his anger guide his actions. He has also gained a reputation amonst his group as a great strategist leading a war against another group. He is the leader of a small band of survivors he has known from the beginning of the outbreak and some he met along the way. He will fight for all his people and will strike back against those that wish them harm. While fighting another group , he was seriously injured as he jumped on a grenade to save his friends. They decided to leave and look for a better place taking a semi conscious Blaine with them. He arrived on the coast of Chernarus after the ship his group was using as a mobile base was sunk in a storm, He is now separated from his group and must find them in an unfamiliar land.