Technical Data

Battlemech: Nova
Variant: Alt Config A
Chassis Mass: 50 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 2422

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

Movement: 5/8/5
Dissipation: 28
Armor Mass: 10.0 Tons
Armor Factor: 160

   HTAL


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
cerPPC LA
cerPPC RA
cMPLas LT

Equipment Location
Anti-Missile System LT
Anti-Missile System RT
Ammo (AMS) 24 RT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 183.4 18
Optimized 221.4 53
Redline 115.0 219

Test Results

The Nova has incredible baseline damage output and a staggering improvement in damage via optimization (+38 versus baseline). This Nova variant builds up heat rapidly and can be difficult to control.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 12.0
Critical Hits 2.9 per Game
Time to Kill 7.6 Turns

Test Results

The Nova delivers a devastating amount of damage per hit, generates an average number of critical chances and has the capability to take down targets very quickly.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 94.7%
Survival Rate 60.8%
Destruction Rate 39.2%

Test Results

This configuration of the Nova has heavy armor coverage that is underarmored on the arms and is grossly overarmored on the rear torso. The Nova has above average survivability and is rarely destroyed by ammo explosions.

   Survivability Benchmark


   Ammo Analysis


   Cumulative Survivability



Key Metrics

Ground MP 5/8
Jump MP 5
Target Mod (avg) +2.8

Test Results

The Nova has above average mobility with very good jump capabilities. This battlemech sees very few motive hits while maintaining an excellent average target modifier.

   Motive Hits


   Target Modifer Analysis



Key Metrics

Battle Value: 2422
Effective Loss 15.6%
Skill Sensitivity 0.326

Test Results

The Nova ranks in the middle of the efficiency curve while showing little response to an increase in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis





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