Technical Data

Battlemech: Shadow Hawk
Variant: SHD-5M
Chassis Mass: 55 Tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Battle Value: 1430

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

Movement: 5/8/5
Dissipation: 20
Armor Mass: 10.5 Tons
Armor Factor: 168


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location

Equipment Location
Ammo (UAC/5) 20 LT
Ammo (SSRM-2) 50 CT
Ammo (LRM-20) 6 RT

   Threat Assessment

Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 103.1 0
Optimized 103.1 0
Redline 103.1 0

Test Results

The SHD-5M has mediocre baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+0 versus baseline). This Shadow Hawk variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark

   Optimized Benchmark

   Benchmark Comparison

Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 4.8
Critical Hits 3.7 per Game
Time to Kill 13.7 Turns

Test Results

The SHD-5M deals just below average damage per hit, generates an above average number of critical chances and struggles to bring down targets.

   Lethality Test

   Cumulative Lethality

Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 90.8%
Survival Rate 78.7%
Destruction Rate 21.3%

Test Results

This configuration of the Shadow Hawk has heavy armor coverage that is vulnerable on the arms and is slightly over spec on the rear torso. The SHD-5M is difficult to bring down and is infrequently 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 Shadow Hawk SHD-5M has above average mobility with very good jump capabilities. This battlemech takes an average number of actuator hits while maintaining an excellent average target modifier.

   Motive Hits

   Target Modifer Analysis

Key Metrics

Battle Value: 1430
Effective Loss 6.9%
Skill Sensitivity 0.595

Test Results

The SHD-5M ranks just below average in terms of efficiency while showing some response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis

   Efficiency Rating

   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis

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