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Xerxes Pattern Cockpit Part Card

Xerxes Pattern Cockpit

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 Cockpit type card and they house the pilot of the Mech, protecting them from harm. It also provides them with the controls required to successfully pilot the Mech to victory..

This part has a Weight of 2, a Power Consumption of 1 as well an Armour rating of 5 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)
  • Armour (5)
  • Damage Threshold (3)
  • Weight (2)

Part Rankings

Survivability45th

Game Stats

Part TypeCockpit
Armour
5
Damage Threshold
3
Power Consumption
1
Weight
2
Special Rules

None

Technical Specifications

Armour Thickness577.1mm
Effective Armour Thickness740mm
Estimated Credit Cost44,829kr
Height3.3305m
Length2.3985m
Power Consumption7kw/sec
Weight5,167kg
Width4.2895m

Part Artwork

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Overview

The built in power field generators gives the Xerxes pattern cockpit a unique appearance on the battlefield.

The only major critism of the Xerxes Cockpit is that they are known for being relatively fragile on the open battlefield, due to the exposed power generator which isn't as heavily armoured as many Pilots would like to see.

Usage

Those that do use the Xerxes often bolt additional armour to the externally mounted power generator and once this is done, many report that they are servicable cockpits, featuring extensive enhanced software suites and a great array of monitors to monitor all the Mech systems.

One of the greatest features touted by Xerxes users is that they are exceptionally easy to dismount from - simply by shutting down the front "glacis" field, they can dismount directly from the Mech's body without the need to open a hatch.