Shields

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Designed for the arenas of Solaris VII, BattleMech Shields are a mostly untested technology, though they're not terribly complex. Mountable only in the arms, a BattleMech Shield provides additional armor protection for the carrying mech as it uses the shield to soak incoming fire.

Small Shield

The Small Shield is the smallest and lightest of the BattleMech Shields and provides the least protection of the three.

Manufacturer: Solaris VII
Tonnage: 2
Critical Slots: 3
Install Location: Arms
Value: 500,000
Gear ID: Gear_Shield_Small


Equipped Effects:

  • x1.1 armor protection per point of armor

Critical Effects:

  • None

Found On These 'Mechs:


Medium Shield

This is a unique shield, designed for the Valkyrie II VLK-II-3X. It cannot be removed or used elsewhere. It provides moderate protection.

Manufacturer: Valkyrie II
Tonnage: 4
Critical Slots: 5
Install Location: Left Arm
Value: 12,000
Gear ID: Weapon_ValkyrieII_Shield


Equipped Effects:

  • x1.25 armor protection per point of armor

Critical Effects:

  • None

Found On These 'Mechs:


Large Shield

This is a unique shield, designed for the Black Knight BL-X-KNT "Red Reaper". It cannot be removed or used elsewhere. It provides the most protection of all the shields.

Manufacturer: Solaris VII
Tonnage: 6
Critical Slots: 7
Install Location: Left Arm
Value: 500,000
Gear ID: Gear_Shield_Large


Equipped Effects:

  • x1.4 armor protection per point of armor

Critical Effects:

  • None

Found On These 'Mechs: