Technical Data

Battlemech: Nova
Variant: Alt Config A
Chassis Mass: 50 Tons
Tech Base: Clan
Battle Value: 2422

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

Movement: 5/8/5
Dissipation: 28
Armor Mass: 10.0 Tons
Armor Factor: 160


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location

Equipment Location
Anti-Missile System LT
Anti-Missile System RT
Ammo (AMS) 24 RT

   Threat Assessment

Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 183.4 18
Optimized 221.4 53
Redline 115.0 219

Test Results

The Nova has incredible baseline damage output and a staggering improvement in damage via optimization (+38 versus baseline). This Nova variant builds up heat rapidly and can be difficult to control.

   Redline Benchmark

   Optimized Benchmark

   Benchmark Comparison

Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 12.0
Critical Hits 2.9 per Game
Time to Kill 7.6 Turns

Test Results

The Nova delivers a devastating amount of damage per hit, generates an average number of critical chances and has the capability to take down targets very quickly.

   Lethality Test

   Cumulative Lethality

Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 94.7%
Survival Rate 60.8%
Destruction Rate 39.2%

Test Results

This configuration of the Nova has heavy armor coverage that is underarmored on the arms and is grossly overarmored on the rear torso. The Nova has above average survivability and is rarely destroyed by ammo explosions.

   Survivability Benchmark

   Ammo Analysis

   Cumulative Survivability

Key Metrics

Ground MP 5/8
Jump MP 5
Target Mod (avg) +2.8

Test Results

The Nova has above average mobility with very good jump capabilities. This battlemech sees very few motive hits while maintaining an excellent average target modifier.

   Motive Hits

   Target Modifer Analysis

Key Metrics

Battle Value: 2422
Effective Loss 15.6%
Skill Sensitivity 0.326

Test Results

The Nova ranks in the middle of the efficiency curve while showing little response to an increase in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis

   Efficiency Rating

   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis

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