Technical Data

Battlemech: Viper
Variant: Alt Config A
Chassis Mass: 40 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 1989

Engine: XL Fusion
Gyro: Standard
Cockpit: Standard
Structure: Endo Steel
Armor: Ferro-Fibrous

Movement: 8/12/8
Dissipation: 20
Armor Mass: 7.0 Tons
Armor Factor: 134

   HTAL


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
caSRM-6 LA
cerMLas LT
cerMLas LT
cerMLas RT
cerMLas RT
cerMLas RA

Equipment Location
Ammo (SRM-6) 15 LA
Artemis IV FCS LA

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 168.6 22
Optimized 184.3 52
Redline 64.5 220

Test Results

The Viper has average baseline damage output with a notable improvement in damage via optimization (+16 versus baseline). This Viper variant builds up heat rapidly and can be difficult to manage.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 4.7
Critical Hits 5.1 per Game
Time to Kill 10.4 Turns

Test Results

The Viper deals just below average damage per hit, almost generates one critical chance per turn and has about average time to kill.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 97.8%
Survival Rate 80.9%
Destruction Rate 19.1%

Test Results

This configuration of the Viper has extremely heavy armor coverage that is below spec on the side torsos and is extremely over spec on the rear torso. The Viper is difficult to bring down and carries no ammo.

   Survivability Benchmark


   Ammo Analysis


   Cumulative Survivability



Key Metrics

Ground MP 8/12
Jump MP 8
Target Mod (avg) +3.9

Test Results

The Viper has extraordinary mobility with best-in-class jump capabilities. This battlemech sees very few motive hits while maintaining a virtually unhittable average target modifier.

   Motive Hits


   Target Modifer Analysis



Key Metrics

Battle Value: 1989
Effective Loss 8.9%
Skill Sensitivity 0.505

Test Results

The Viper is an above average performer that is likely to earn its BV back while showing some response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis





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