Awesome AWS-8T

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AWS-8T Overview

AWS-8T
AWS-8T.png
Overview
Base: Awesome
Introduced: 2815
Tonnage: 80]
Class: Assault
Cbill.png  Cost: 6,704,390
MC.png  Cost: 2,630
Stock Equipment
Engine: 240 STD
Speed: 54.0 km/h
Structure: Standard
Armor: 494 (100%)
Heat Sinks: 23 Single
Stock Armament
RA: 1 Large Laser
LA: 1 Large Laser
RT: 1 LRM 15
LT: 1 LRM 15
HD: 1 Small Laser
Hardpoints
Head: 1
Right Arm: 2
Left Arm: 2
Right Torso: 1
Left Torso: 1
ECM location:  
AMS location: RT
ECM Capable: No
Jump Jets: No
Mech Module Slots: 1
Weapon Module Slots: 2
Consumable Module Slots: 2
Chassis Attributes
Speed (min/max): 32.4 - 60.8
Speed Tweak Bonus: 35.6 - 66.8
Engine Ratings: 160 - 300
Movement Archetype: Large
Max Armor: 494
Pitch Twist
Arms 30° 40°
Torso 20° 100°
Twist X Bonus: 110°/120°
Advanced Equipment
None  


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Awesome Specs

BattleMech Engine Maneuverability Hardpoints Expenses
Series min / max Speed Torso Arms Total MC.png 
Models [km/h] Pitch/Twist Pitch/Turn
Awesome AWS-8T 160 - 300 32.4 - 60.8 20° / 100° 30° / 40° 502 2630
Awesome AWS-8Q 160 - 300 32.4 - 60.8 20° / 100° 30° / 40° 700 2710
Awesome AWS-9M 160 - 385 32.4 - 78 20° / 100° 30° / 40° 603 4615
Awesome AWS-8V 160 - 300 32.4 - 60.8 20° / 100° 30° / 40° 403 2630
Awesome AWS-8R 160 - 300 32.4 - 60.8 20° / 100° 30° / 40° 304 2610
Awesome AWS-PB 160 - 400 32.4 - 81 20° / 100° 30° / 40° 303 6000

Awesome Hardpoints

BattleMech Hardpoints
Mech Weapon Consumable
Series Jump Module Module Module
Model Jets Slots Slots Slots AMS RA RT HD CT LT LA
Awesome AWS-8T No 1 2 2 RT 2 1 1   1 2
Awesome AWS-8R No 1 2 2 RT 2 2 1   2  
Awesome AWS-8V No 1 2 2 RT 1 3 1   2  
Awesome AWS-9M No 1 2 2 RT 1 1 1 2 2 1 1
Awesome AWS-8Q No 1 3 2 RT 2 2 1   2  
Awesome AWS-PB No 1 2 2 RT 1 1 1   1 2


Overview[edit | edit source]

The AWS-8T is quite similar to the 8R, but drops five heat sinks in favor of an additional Large Laser. This increases the Awesome's medium range hitting power for when the LRM racks go dry. This design carries only two tons of LRM ammunition.


Strengths[edit | edit source]

  • The only Awesome variant with energy hardpoints in both arms.

Weaknesses[edit | edit source]

Online Mech Lab Tools[edit source]

This online Mech Lab tool will let you build any load outs without having to purchase the 'Mech or spend C-Bills first.

Mech Build Guides[edit source]

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BattleMech Hardpoint List[edit source]

Chassis Attributes Table[edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. AWS-8T.mdf file (Piranha Games\MechWarrior Online\Game\Objects.pak\Objects\mechs\Awesome\AWS-8T.mdf)