Technical Data

Battlemech: Nova
Variant: Alt Config C
Chassis Mass: 50 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 1515

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
cGauss LA
cSRM-4 LT
cSPLas RT

Equipment Location
Ammo (Gauss) 8 LA
Ammo (SRM-4) 25 LT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 91.4 0
Optimized 91.4 0
Redline 91.4 0

Test Results

The Nova has average 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 5.9
Critical Hits 3.2 per Game
Time to Kill 17.0 Turns

Test Results

The Nova deals average damage per hit, generates an average number of critical chances and fails to bring down targets in a 1v1.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 94.7%
Survival Rate 61.1%
Destruction Rate 38.9%

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: 1515
Effective Loss 9.4%
Skill Sensitivity 0.398

Test Results

The Nova ranks below average in terms of efficiency while showing little response to an increase in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis





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