You can always add your own custom ones via the json files. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. +5 damage, +1 accuracy, +4 heat. I find it strange the clan ER large has a further range than the ER PPC, but that switches for inner sphere. "So let me get this straight. In Classic Battletech game play, the ‘pulsing’ of the laser allows a pilot to quickly adjust their aim, working in much the same way as a tracer, therefore reducing the ‘to-hit’ modifier on their dice role by 2 (a significant reduction modifier, allowing targets at long range(+4 modifier) to be engaged as though they were only medium range(+2 modifier) for the weapon) all for the cost of a reduction in overall weapon … Pulse lasers increase damage because they allow vaporized armor to dissipate from the location of damage. with the medium lasers it is the er medium by a huge margin in most cases with the medium pulse and heavy medium a long way behind because for all practical purposes the clan er medium is a 1 ton large laser (minus 1 point of damage, and 3 points of heat) so in a lot of ways at medium to longish ranges its effectively equal to or more accurate than the medium pulse and lighter. Huh? For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Post by mike559 » … -- Uncle Arnie. An Mlas++ can get more damage and the +++ has way more accuracy. The Medium X-Pulse Laser is manufactured on the following planets: Built on Kessel by Diverse Optics, the Type 25PX started to appear on Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery equipment in the wake of the Word of Blake Jihad. The Medium Pulse-Laser weighs 2 tons, does 30 damage and produces 16 heat when fired. There are four basic categories, each with its own, distinct traits and features. Similar to a Snub-Nose PPC the VSP inflicts more damage at close range in exchange for a dropoff in damage at longer ranges. Machine Gun Rules? Blood Spirts are .

Well, it has an innate bonus of +2 to-hit. The Micro Pulse Laser was designed by Clan Smoke Jaguar (alongside the ER Micro Laser) primarily for use on their ProtoMechs.It has since spread to all the Clans.It has been used on several Battle Armor systems. This allows subsequent pulses to reach the target area without being diffused by the vapor. It's a 1 ton, 10 damage weapon. Reasonable trades. They are unable to have +’s (currently) and are frankly not worth adding to a Mech unless you have the tonnage and heat sinks to spare, otherwise even a basic laser gives them a run for their money and that is frankly unacceptable. Pulse-Lasers are marketet as those amazing Los-Tech weapons but lookIng at their stats they do not only fail to impress but even seem lackluster when compared to regular weapons. So a bonus of +2 aim is only worth 1 evasion pip. My general feeling is that BattleTech has fairly terrible rules, ... ----- ER PPC LT 15 3 7,00 Medium Pulse Laser RA 4 1 2,00 Medium Pulse Laser LA 4 1 2,00 Free Critical Slots: 24 BattleForce Statistics MV S (+0) M (+2) L (+4) E (+6) Wt. This page was last edited on 29 May 2020, at 20:29. Pulse lasers increase damage because they allow vaporized armor to dissipate from the location of damage. There has to be a bug with the LPlas though. Pulse lasers differ from traditional laser weaponry, in that instead of firing one powerful beam, they maintain laser beams fired off in quick succession. This totally negates the purpose of Pulse weapons and then we pile ++ and +++ models of the ML/LL on top to totally outclass the Pulse weaponry on tonnage/heat and the ability to be easily bought and replaced. And is firing at a target 9 hexes away. Standard class Lasers operate by firing a continuous beam of focused coherent light at a target, damaging the target through extreme heat buildup, and are used much like a scalpel.
Now what? The Kuritan design of the Large X-Pulse Lasers is accredited to Buda Weapons Chief Researcher Hideoshi Yamika in 3073. +++ should get +2 to hit, etc. The drawback to this is dispersing particles from the target will be kicked up in the path of the beam therefore weakening it. Due to some advances from the Helm Memory Core found in 3028 the Inner Sphere was starting to develop this technology by the time the Clans invaded in 3050. I like the idea of Pulse ignoring damage reduction. So pulse lasers kind of suck. The realm rejoices as Paradox Interactive announces the launch of Crusader Kings III, the latest entry in the publisher’s grand strategy role-playing game franchise. Let us look at the Medium Pulse-Laser for an example. But that's the point. I made a mech with 6 machine guns to to screw around and see how itd do going all guns unloading on a Quickdraw mech. Inner Sphere pulse lasers cause slightly more damage than their standard IS equivalents, at the expense of weight and range (being twice as heavy as a standard IS laser of the same class). Steiner, where money and mediocrity meet caring.

Like all Lasers, Medium Pulse Lasers enjoy a baseline accuracy bonus over other weapons.
Xsolla is an authorized global distributor of Paradox Interactive, They have their benefits which are most of the time worth their drawbacks. The other problem is that with the lostech stuff your never going to see + or +++ versions. X-Pulse lasers are not an entirely new weapon per se, but rather an upgrade that … ), Quote from: massey on 09 July 2020, 12:08:39, Quote from: Colt Ward on 09 July 2020, 12:58:48, Quote from: Colt Ward on 09 July 2020, 17:01:10, Quote from: Greatclub on 12 July 2020, 16:52:04, Quote from: Retry on 12 July 2020, 18:04:19, Quote from: Greatclub on 12 July 2020, 18:57:03, Quote from: Talen5000 on 12 July 2020, 18:43:50, Quote from: Colt Ward on 13 July 2020, 13:18:38, Quote from: Wolf72 on 13 July 2020, 14:54:44.

++ medium lasers should get 30 damage, not 35. A weapon that pierces damage reduction would be extremely powerful and worthy of being called lostech. That's freakin' awesome. Aim can not bring a pilot above their gunnery skill, it only reduces penalties down to zero. I like the Medium Pulse for their boost to accuracy and the additional damage, however they are too hot and maybe lacking in the damage department right now for the costs. X-Pulse lasers also build up tremendous amounts of heat, but this has been considered by technicians as a necessary drawback. The Mpulse isn't too bad.

Also, is that something that can be communicated to the player well enough due to all the mechanics it would be affecting? So eventually you'll find better versions of the normal stuff.

This is a massive improvement on TT where the baseline To-Hit is just under 60%, going to over 80% is crazy and that's balanced with far shorter range. You want to fly on a magic carpet to see the King of the Potato People and plead with him for your freedom, and you're telling me you're completely sane?"

Let us look at the Medium Pulse-Laser for an example. They do have their mentioned drawbacks. looking at the stats it seems that a pulse laser even a rare version of it does less damage than 2 m lasers while taking up the same space and it has more heat.

Weapons are the bread-and-butter of the war-torn world of Battletech. In HBS BT accuracy isn't anywhere near as important, and baseline Lasers get a +1 to boot. The +++ ML is basically a Pulse Laser in all but name with +3 Accuracy and 50% Crit rate on top. A kodiak has 8 m lasers 1 large laser 1 uac20 and 2 ssrm6. Quote from: Adrian Gideon, apparently a fool on 07 August 2019, 08:14:29, Quote from: Sartris on 13 July 2020, 15:29:08, Quote from: Wolf72 on 13 July 2020, 15:32:44, Quote from: vaderi on 13 July 2020, 12:53:05, Quote from: massey on 15 July 2020, 10:30:03, Quote from: Talen5000 on 15 July 2020, 13:57:57. This weapon is currently still in its prototype stages. I still use them if I can spare the heat or have a pilot that can deal with the heat. The rapid fire pulses allow debris to disperse between cycling. Or even both of them. ERLLs, LRM15s, and SRM4s . All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. While offering an overall increased rate of fire, the heat output also increases accordingly. In its appearance in the Mechwarrior 3 game series on computer, the Pulse Laser was a laser weapon that could fire a beam for a prolonged period of time. Trying to put that external 15 cap on someone?

Range is one of the most important factors in choosing the weapons to outfit your mech with. +5 damage and +1 accuracy is nice, but +2 tons and +22 heat is a death sentence. It only suffers because Pulse lasers don't have the same enhanced variants as regular lasers. X-Pulse Lasers were an attempt by Inner Sphere technicians to increase the range of Pulse Lasers to compete with the longer ranges of similar Clan models. Longer burst would cause more damage than a short burst if keep on target but by rapidly tapping the fire button you could quickly build up damage via the weapons minimum damage value with nearly no cool down time (or heat buildup) between shots. They deal slightly more damage and they are slightly more accurate but they weigh more and run hotter. I would imagine that recovering intact Clan versions aided in the development.