Technical Data

Battlemech: Archer
Variant: ARC-7C
Chassis Mass: 70 Tons
Tech Base: Mixed
Battle Value: 2408

Engine: XL Fusion
Gyro: Standard
Cockpit: Standard
Structure: Endo Steel
Armor: Standard

Movement: 5/8/0
Dissipation: 28
Armor Mass: 13.0 Tons
Armor Factor: 208

   HTAL


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
cavLRM-20 LT
cavLRM-20 RT
cerMLas LA
cerMLas RA
(R) cerMLas CT
(R) cerMLas CT

Equipment Location
Targeting Computer H
Ammo (LRM-20) 12 LT
Ammo (LRM-20) 12 RT
Artemis V FCS LT/RT
CASE II LT/RT

   Threat Assessment



Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 385.2 0
Optimized 385.2 0
Redline 385.2 0

Test Results

The ARC-7C has terrifying baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+0 versus baseline). This Archer variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark


   Optimized Benchmark


   Benchmark Comparison



Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 4.5
Critical Hits 5.1 per Game
Time to Kill 5.8 Turns

Test Results

The ARC-7C deals just below average damage per hit, almost generates one critical chance per turn and rips through targets with ease.

   Lethality Test


   Cumulative Lethality



Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 95.9%
Survival Rate 89.4%
Destruction Rate 10.6%

Test Results

This configuration of the Archer has extremely heavy armor coverage that is slightly below spec on the rear torso and has some extra armor on the side torsos. The ARC-7C is very difficult to bring down and is rarely destroyed by ammo explosions.

   Survivability Benchmark


   Ammo Analysis


   Cumulative Survivability



Key Metrics

Ground MP 5/8
Jump MP 0
Target Mod (avg) +3.0

Test Results

The Archer ARC-7C has average mobility with no jump capability. This battlemech sees very few motive hits while maintaining an excellent average target modifier.

   Motive Hits


   Target Modifer Analysis



Key Metrics

Battle Value: 2408
Effective Loss 3.2%
Skill Sensitivity 0.246

Test Results

The ARC-7C is an excellent choice that blows away the benchmarks while showing almost no response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis


   Efficiency Rating


   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis


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