Technical Data

Battlemech: Viper
Variant: Alt Config B
Chassis Mass: 40 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 1830

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


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
cFlamer RT

Equipment Location

   Threat Assessment

Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 128.4 6
Optimized 130.1 9
Redline 130.1 9

Test Results

The Viper has fair baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+2 versus baseline). This Viper variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark

   Optimized Benchmark

   Benchmark Comparison

Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 9.8
Critical Hits 3.2 per Game
Time to Kill 9.9 Turns

Test Results

The Viper deals an extremely high amount of damage per hit, generates an average number of critical chances and has faster-than-average time to kill.

   Lethality Test

   Cumulative Lethality

Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 97.8%
Survival Rate 80.2%
Destruction Rate 19.8%

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: 1830
Effective Loss 7.9%
Skill Sensitivity 0.262

Test Results

The Viper ranks just below average in terms of efficiency while showing almost no response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis

   Efficiency Rating

   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis

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