Technical Data

Battlemech: Archer
Variant: ARC-4M
Chassis Mass: 70 Tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Battle Value: 1705

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

Movement: 4/6/0
Dissipation: 20
Armor Mass: 13.5 Tons
Armor Factor: 216

   HTAL


Weapons & Equipment

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

Equipment Location
Ammo (LRM-20) 12 LT
Ammo (LRM-20) 12 RT
Artemis IV FCS LT
Artemis IV FCS RT
CASE LT
CASE RT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 208.0 0
Optimized 208.0 0
Redline 208.0 0

Test Results

The ARC-4M has above average baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+0 versus baseline). This Archer variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 4.5
Critical Hits 5.3 per Game
Time to Kill 8.3 Turns

Test Results

The ARC-4M deals just below average damage per hit, almost generates one critical chance per turn and has the capability to take down targets quickly.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 99.5%
Survival Rate 88.3%
Destruction Rate 11.7%

Test Results

This configuration of the Archer has extremely heavy armor coverage that is below spec on the rear torso. The ARC-4M is very difficult to bring down and carries no ammo.

   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-4M 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: 1705
Effective Loss 3.7%
Skill Sensitivity 1.008

Test Results

The ARC-4M is a great choice that easily outperforms the competition while responding extremely well to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis





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