Technical Data

Battlemech: Thunderbolt
Variant: TDR-5SP*
Chassis Mass: 65 Tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Battle Value: 1370

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

Movement: 4/6/0
Dissipation: 20
Armor Mass: 13.0 Tons
Armor Factor: 208

   HTAL


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
LRM-10 LT
PPC RA
MLas LT

Equipment Location
Ammo (LRM-10) 12 CT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 112.4 0
Optimized 112.4 0
Redline 112.4 0

Test Results

The TDR-5SP* has mediocre baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+0 versus baseline). This Thunderbolt variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 6.4
Critical Hits 3.2 per Game
Time to Kill 13.9 Turns

Test Results

The TDR-5SP* deals slightly above average damage per hit, generates an average number of critical chances and struggles to bring down targets.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 98.6%
Survival Rate 81.0%
Destruction Rate 19.0%

Test Results

This configuration of the Thunderbolt has extremely heavy armor coverage that is slightly below spec on the center torso. The TDR-5SP* is difficult to bring down and is rarely destroyed by ammo explosions.

   Survivability Benchmark


   Ammo Analysis


   Cumulative Survivability



Key Metrics

Ground MP 4/6
Jump MP 0
Target Mod (avg) +1.9

Test Results

The Thunderbolt TDR-5SP* has fair mobility with no jump capability. This battlemech sees very few motive hits while maintaining a competitive average target modifier.

   Motive Hits


   Target Modifer Analysis



Key Metrics

Battle Value: 1370
Effective Loss 7.0%
Skill Sensitivity 0.633

Test Results

The TDR-5SP* ranks in the middle of the efficiency curve while showing some response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis





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