VPR-C "Burner" (5xcERMLas, 4xcMG)

Discussion in 'Viper Builds' started by Aramuside, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Aramuside

    Aramuside Advanced Member

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    Surprised this one works as it was just a levelling build while I got comfortable with running Vipers. So far doing my basics I've got 1-3 kills in every battle with the main limiter being heat. The arm mounted erml are slightly uncomfortable but I found them decent once I got used to the mech dimensions. Groups are 2 x left arm cERML, 2 x right arm cERML and CT cERML/4MG.

    Quirks:
    Acceleration +40%
    Deceleration +40%
    Turn Rate +30%
    Torso Turn Rate +30%
    MG ROF +20%

    Modules
    cERML Cooldown
    cERML Range
    Radar Deprivation

     
  2. dranozir

    dranozir MechSpecs Addict

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  3. invernomuto

    invernomuto New Member

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    I am trying this build with the new skill tree. Mixed results so far.
     
  4. Aramuside

    Aramuside Advanced Member

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    Yeah no idea how this would play post skill tree - what skills did you go for?
     
  5. invernomuto

    invernomuto New Member

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    I have only a few skill point on this mech. I bought it a couple of weeks before the skill tree introduction and up to now I've played with mechs for which I already had skill points. Now I'm going back with the viper.
    On paper I'd like to invest in agility and jump, with operations and sensors next. A little bit of firepower, like ranges, heat and cooldown. I do not know if it's a good investment or not...
     
  6. Aramuside

    Aramuside Advanced Member

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    Well jump mostly helps with mechs with very few jump jets but I can see the use of the heat reduction bits.

    Firepower yes definitely, survival also gives great bonuses for lights. Usual 6 pts in consumables probably.

    I'm unsure of Radar Dep etc on such an agile/JJ capable mech.

    Don't forget the energy rebalance is in a couple of days unless it slips.
     
  7. Aramuside

    Aramuside Advanced Member

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    Ouch just saw the quirk changes for it....

    Also not helped by no structure or armour quirks. :(
     
  8. Aylek

    Aylek Administrator Staff Member

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    This thing is already running hot when using 5 cSPL. So 5x cERML turns this mech into some kind of peeker... which is not what the Viper was made for.
     
  9. Aramuside

    Aramuside Advanced Member

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    Not really true tbh. In its original form this worked well but the quirk changes cost it dearly. SPL is a totally different playstyle - ERML was a ranged harasser with MG finisher.
     

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