Technical Data

Battlemech: Viper
Variant: Alt Config C
Chassis Mass: 40 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 1344

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
cerMLas LA
cerMLas LA
cMG LT
cMG LT
cMG RT
cMG RT
cFlamer CT
cFlamer RA
cFlamer RA

Equipment Location
Ammo (MG) 400 LT
Ammo (MG) 200 RT
Active Probe LA

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 94.9 0
Optimized 94.9 0
Redline 94.9 0

Test Results

The Viper has mediocre baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+0 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 4.8
Critical Hits 3.4 per Game
Time to Kill 14.1 Turns

Test Results

The Viper deals just below average damage per hit, generates an above average number of critical chances and rarely delivers a killing blow.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 97.8%
Survival Rate 77.2%
Destruction Rate 22.8%

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 is rarely destroyed by ammo explosions.

   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: 1344
Effective Loss 11.7%
Skill Sensitivity 0.380

Test Results

The Viper ranks just 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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