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’Mech Manual: Shadow Cat Prime

The Shadow Cat was introduced by Clan Nova Cat in 3003 as a competitor for the Ice Ferret. While it has a reduced speed compared to that older OmniMech, it maintains competitive mobility with jump jets and MASC while allowing for far more equipment to be mounted. The design proved popular and quickly spread to […]

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’Mech Manual: Ebon Jaguar A

The Ebon Jaguar was introduced by Clan Smoke Jaguar just before the Clan Invasion. The A configuration was one of the first configurations standardized for the chassis and has been one of the most popular configurations. When the Ebon Jaguar was first encountered by the Inner Sphere, they designated it the Cauldron-Born. Due to being […]

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’Mech Manual: Nova Cat Prime

Following Clan Nova Cat’s defeat on Tukayyid, Khan Severen Leroux ordered the creation of a new OmniMech to help rebuild both the Clan’s touman and their morale. The resulting design was inspired by Clan Jade Falcon’s Night Gyr that had first debuted in 3052. The Nova Cat wasn’t completed until 3059 and ended up 5 […]

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’Mech Manual: Mist Lynx T

The T configuration of the Mist Lynx was introduced during the Dark Age as an update to the older Prime configuration. The chassis and configuration are manufactured and sold by Clan Sea Fox which has made it available to every Clan in the Inner Sphere as well as mercenary forces. Read This First You need […]

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’Mech Manual: Dire Wolf Prime

The Dire Wolf was designed by Clan Wolf, but Clan Smoke Jaguar seized the design in a Trial of Possession. Clan Smoke Jaguar then manufactured the design up until it was annihilated in 3060. During the Dark Age, Clan Hell’s Horses started manufacturing the OmniMech again in 3149. Every Clan has made use of the […]

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’Mech Manual: UrbanMech UM-R60

The UrbanMech was introduced during the Star League as a light ’Mech for urban combat. It traded away mobility in the open field in order to increase armor protection and firepower. The result is a tough design for its tonnage, but it suffers from major drawbacks outside of its city fighting niche. The UM-R60 has […]