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Griffon Howitzer Cannon Part Card

Griffon Howitzer Cannon

This is a premium Techniconica Part Card which will enable you to play the game of Techniconica or expand your existing collection of Part.

Each card is printed on thick card stock and should, with care, last a long time and serve you well in your battles!

Each Card represents a single piece of a Mech and each card does a specific job for your Mech. Power Plants generate power, Cockpits house the pilot, Weapons are used to fight with and Locomotors are used to give your Mechs mobility.

This part is a Weapon type card and is used to attack other Mechs with and hopefully deal some damage to them. Afterall, without a weapon, a Mech is little more than a moving target to be attacked and destroyed with impunity.

This part has a Weight of 4, a Power Consumption of 1 as well an Armour rating of 2 and a Damage Threshold of 1. For a view a detailed breakdown of the cards stats, click here.


Part Advantages & Disadvantages

  • Minimal Power Consumption (1)
  • Damage Threshold (3)
  • Weight (4)
  • Armour (2)
  • Penetration (2)
  • Damage Output (3)

Game Stats

Part TypeWeapon
Armour
2
Damage Output
3
Damage Threshold
3
Power Consumption
1
Penetration
2
Weight
4
Special RulesReliable, Accurate,
Target Lock

Technical Specifications

Armour Thickness236.2mm
Effective Armour Thickness330mm
Estimated Credit Cost11,240kr
Height0.5925m
Length3.973m
Power Consumption7kw/sec
Weight8,789kg
Width0.9355m

Part Artwork

Background

The Griffon as it is commonly known is a large-calibre slug-throwing weapon adapted from field artillery pieces during the later stages of the Great War. When manufacturing new weapons became impractical or simply inefficient, an enterprising young general in District Callixis quickly begun retro-fitting 90mm howitzer cannons to Mechs and using those in battle and thus, the Griffon was born.

Although subsequent generations of the Griffon have been refined to the point where they are exceptionally dangerous weapons in their own right, they are also very reliable weapons with good anti-armour capabilities and due to the large stock piles of ammo left during the Great War, they have a plentiful supply of ordnance available for purchase in the most common calibres.