Technical Data

Battlemech: Archer
Variant: ARC-2R
Chassis Mass: 70 Tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Battle Value: 1477

Engine: Fusion
Gyro: Standard
Cockpit: Standard
Structure: Standard
Armor: Standard

Movement: 4/6/0
Dissipation: 10
Armor Mass: 13.0 Tons
Armor Factor: 208

   HTAL


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
LRM-20 LT
LRM-20 RT
MLas LA
MLas RA
(R) MLas CT
(R) MLas CT

Equipment Location
Ammo (LRM-20) 12 LT
Ammo (LRM-20) 12 RT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 114.2 24
Optimized 125.9 66
Redline 68.7 213

Test Results

The ARC-2R has mediocre baseline damage output with solid damage optimization potential (+12 versus baseline). This Archer variant often deals with penalties from heat and can be challenging to manage.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 4.8
Critical Hits 4.1 per Game
Time to Kill 11.5 Turns

Test Results

The ARC-2R deals just below average damage per hit, generates a high number of critical chances and has slower-than-average time to kill.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 95.9%
Survival Rate 77.6%
Destruction Rate 22.4%

Test Results

This configuration of the Archer has extremely heavy armor coverage that is below spec on the arms and has some extra armor on the side torsos. The ARC-2R is difficult to bring down and attributes a significant number of deaths to ammo explosions.

   Survivability Benchmark


   Ammo Analysis


   Cumulative Survivability



Key Metrics

Ground MP 4/6
Jump MP 0
Target Mod (avg) +1.9

Test Results

The Archer ARC-2R has fair mobility with no jump capability. This battlemech takes an average number of actuator hits while maintaining a competitive average target modifier.

   Motive Hits


   Target Modifer Analysis



Key Metrics

Battle Value: 1477
Effective Loss 6.5%
Skill Sensitivity 0.617

Test Results

The ARC-2R ranks in the middle of the efficiency curve while showing some response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis





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