Pretty Baby (Awesome Hero Mech) – The Unstoppable Force

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With the Pretty Baby a powerful Awesome variant enters the battlefield. Those of you who can bring the required money to the table will be rewarded with an excellent Assault Mech which can outplay any opponent using its strong armament and the outrageous xl engine 400! This guide was kindly provided by  BertyBargo via the official forums. Be sure to drop by his profile and leave him a thumbs-up (link at the end of the guide).

Pretty Baby (Awesome Hero Mech)

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Build Info and Engine

  • Awesome – Pretty Baby (Hero Mech)
  • XL Engine 400
  • Max armor on all parts

Armament

  • 3x SRM6 (4x ammo)
  • 3x Medium Pulse Laser

Playstyle and Hints

  • Your torso twists very fast and very wide. Turn your torso sidewards when charging enemies. Your broad front is an easy target but when moving at high speeds and turning 90 degrees sideways you are almost unhittable. In addition the parts that will be hit this way have more armor and shield your XL engine. It is literally possible to Matrix dodge incoming projectiles.
  • As with all relatively fast Mechs: Try not to be the first on the frontline. It is very tempting to rush headlong into your death. Move at slower speeds at the beginning of the match or even better, try to circle around the enemies.
  • Try to distribute incoming damage. You can easily twist your torso to show more intact parts to your enemy, even your back is a valid option if your center torso is critical upfront.
  • This is an assault Mech but you can very effectively run away with it. You will live longer, can come back and increase your match score greatly by living to die another day.

A similar build can be used without buying the hero variant using a AWS-9M. You can check out the smaller build by clicking here.

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Stalker STK-3F PPC Sniper with Close Range Defenses

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The second guide today will be the infamous Stalker PPC build. There are many iterations of this build. This particular version tries to maintain heavy sniping capabilities without sacrificing close quarter combat capabilities entirely. Anudiz posted this guide in the current search thread. Be sure to drop by his profile and leave him a thumbs-up (link at the end of the guide).

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Stalker Ownage by Anudiz

Build Info and Engine

  • Stalker STK-3F
  • Standard Engine 280
  • Reduce armor on head and legs. Max all torso parts.

Armament

  • 2x SRM 4 (3x SRM Ammo)
  • 2x SRM 2
  • 4x PPC

Playstyle and Hints

  • Maintain sniping range as long as possible.
  • Avoid the temptation of heavy brawling. Your SRMs improve your close quarter capabilities a lot but this is a sniper build. Stay out of the action and use SRMs only to finish off damaged opponents.
  • If you notice a damaged component on an enemy. Try to take it out quickly with a precise strike from all four PPCs.
  • Set up a chainfire PPC weapon group. You don´t want to alpha strike every single time.

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Stalker Last Survivor by Anudiz

Centurion CN9-A SRM6 Brawler (with Video)

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I am once again sweeping the forums for decent and ready-to-use builds. The first build will be provided by a friendly guy named Orionche who sent me a Centurion build. Since medium chassis are somewhat underrepresented on this web page so far,  his guide will be the first. Many more to come. Be sure to drop by his profile and leave him a thumbs-up (link at the end of the guide).

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Build Info and Engine

  • Centurion CN9-A
  • XL Engine 260
  • Max armor on everything, remove 1 point from each leg to fill another ton

Armament

  • 2x Medium Laser
  • 3x SRM6 + Artemis (4x ammo in legs)
  • Anti-Missile System (1x ammo)
  • Beagle Active Probe

Playstyle and Hints

  • Your arms are for shielding only. Try to rotate them towards your enemies to protect your more valuable shoulders.
  • Keep moving! This is true for all Mechs but if you stand still for one second with this Centurion you are a gonner.
  • At the beginning of the match, separate from the main group and scout ahead.
  • Later return with a vengeance and flank enemies.

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Centurion

Cataphract CTF-2X Dual SRM6 Brawler

This build provides a short description of a nice CTF-2X brawler build with relatively high damage output (whooping 50 alpha strike) while still maintaining a very nice heat efficiency to fight for extended periods of time. Long range combat is not recommended but you will still be able to harass over long distances with an Ultra AC/5.

CTF-2X SRM6 Brawler

CTF-2X SRM6 Brawler

Armor - StandardStandard StructureStandard HeatsinksNo ArtemisSorry, no mwo.smurfy-net.de link available, yet.

Build Info and Engine

  • Cataphract CTF-2X
  • XL Engine 255
  • Max Armor except legs (~51 each)

Armament

  • 3x Medium Laser
  • 1x Ultra AC/5 (~2x ammo)
  • 2x SRM 6 (~3x ammo)
  • 1x Anti-Missile-System (1x ammo)

Playstyle and Hints

  • Despite being a heavy and having a considerable amount of armor: play save, do not lead the charge. Use the increased speed from the engine to outmaneuver your opponents.
  • You will be an easy victim for LRM boats despite having an AMS and driving a heavy chassis. Try to avoid open spaces at all times.
  • If you spot enemies at the horizon, use heat vision (hotkey H) and zoom (hotkey Z) and place some single UltraAC/5  hits. Most enemies will duck behind cover and cease to or not even open fire.
  • If you are not proficient with SRMs, yet, set your SRM6s weapon group to chain fire (hotkey BACKSPACE) and fire single bursts. If you want to fire both missiles at the same time, double tap the weapon group´s hotkey.
  • Remember that you can use your mouse cursor (yellow circle) to aim your SRM6s.
Average round as CTF-2X SRM6

Average round as CTF-2X SRM6

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