Technical Data

Battlemech: Viper
Variant: Prime
Chassis Mass: 40 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 1450

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

Equipment Location
Ammo (SRM-4) 25 LA
Ammo (AMS) 24 LT
Ammo (MG) 100 RT
Anti-Missile System LT

   Threat Assessment

Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 109.1 0
Optimized 109.1 0
Redline 109.1 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 4.6
Critical Hits 4.6 per Game
Time to Kill 12.3 Turns

Test Results

The Viper deals just below average damage per hit, generates a very high number of criticals and struggles to bring down targets.

   Lethality Test

   Cumulative Lethality

Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 97.8%
Survival Rate 78.8%
Destruction Rate 21.2%

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: 1450
Effective Loss 10.4%
Skill Sensitivity 0.066

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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