Technical Data

Battlemech: Nova
Variant: Alt Config B
Chassis Mass: 50 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 1543

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
cLPLas LA
cerSLas RT
cUAC/5 RA
cMG LT
cMG LT

Equipment Location
Ammo (UAC/5) 20 RA
Ammo (MG) 200 LT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 157.0 0
Optimized 157.0 0
Redline 157.0 0

Test Results

The Nova has incredible baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+0 versus baseline). This Nova variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 6.8
Critical Hits 3.7 per Game
Time to Kill 8.9 Turns

Test Results

The Nova deals slightly above average damage per hit, generates an above average number of critical chances and has the capability to take down targets quickly.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 94.7%
Survival Rate 63.8%
Destruction Rate 36.2%

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) +2.9

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: 1543
Effective Loss 13.9%
Skill Sensitivity 0.071

Test Results

The Nova is an above average performer that is likely to earn its BV back while showing almost no response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis





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