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USER BUILD: Blagg Zear's JM6-FB Firestarter

Discussion in 'Mech Build and System Tests' started by Michael, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. Michael

    Michael Grand Poobah Staff Member



    This mech was originally posted by Blagg Zear and this video is being done by IanSane.

    RECOMMENDED ROLE: Middleweight Brawler / Long Range Support
    TOTAL PRICE: 6,584,365 cbills (including XL engine and all weapons/ammo) + 4875 MC
    DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Advanced Piloting and Gunnery skills required

    • Very quick for a Firebrand with an 89.1 max speed due to the XL engine
    • Both your primary and secondary weapon systems are energy based. No ammo for them
    • Has a tertiary weapon system in the form of the 2x MG which allow you to crit seek at close range
    • Has an AMS system which helps in regards to LRM5 troll boats (as of date of post)
    • 384 points of armor is a decent amount! Certainly helps soak the damage
    • Mix of ranges between long, medium and medium/short
    • Requires advanced piloting and gunnery skills due to low heat efficiency
    • XL engine makes you vulnerable to torso kills
    • Expensive mech as it requires MC and a fairly oddly rated XL engine
    • Machine Gun can feel like tits on a bull unless close range brawling
    This build can be discussed here: Blagg Zear's Firestarter
  2. Blagg Zear

    Blagg Zear Moderator Staff Member

    great video again.. on hot maps you need some skills at heat/weapon-management. On "normal" maps this build shows its real potential. Get Alpine and you can brawl like a Monster! Alpha Alpha Alpha!!! :cool:

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