Technical Data

Battlemech: Archer
Variant: ARC-5R
Chassis Mass: 70 Tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Battle Value: 1672

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

Movement: 4/6/0
Dissipation: 24
Armor Mass: 11.5 Tons
Armor Factor: 184

   HTAL


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
aLRM-15 LT
aLRM-15 RT
erLLas LA
erLLas RA

Equipment Location
Ammo (LRM-15) 16 LT
Ammo (LRM-15) 16 RT
Artemis IV FCS LT
Artemis IV FCS RT
CASE LT
CASE RT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 191.5 1
Optimized 196.7 28
Redline 80.0 234

Test Results

The ARC-5R has above average baseline damage output with little damage optimization potential (+5 versus baseline). This Archer variant builds up heat rapidly and can be difficult to manage.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 5.0
Critical Hits 4.9 per Game
Time to Kill 8.4 Turns

Test Results

The ARC-5R deals 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 84.8%
Survival Rate 84.9%
Destruction Rate 15.2%

Test Results

This configuration of the Archer has reliable armor coverage that is below spec on the rear torso and has some extra armor on the side torsos. The ARC-5R is 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-5R 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: 1672
Effective Loss 4.5%
Skill Sensitivity 0.786

Test Results

The ARC-5R 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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