Cauldron-Born

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Cauldron-Born
Cauldron-Born.png
Class: Heavy Mech
Faction: Clan
Ticket cost: 10 upon destruction
Tier: 12
Tonnage: 65 tons
Speed: 86 km/h (120 km/h with MASC)
Torso yaw: 200°
Torso pitch: -29° to +35° while standing.
-30° to +44° while crouching.
Variant Armament
Variant Weapons Equipment
Prime:
Price: 87 500 CBills
Total base armor: 61 462
Engine Size:
A:
Price: 89 900 CBills
Total base armor: 61 462
Engine Size:
B:
Price: 104 400 CBills
Total base armor: 61 462
Engine Size:
C:
Price: 90 100 CBills
Total base armor: 59 577
Engine Size:
D:
Price: 87 600 CBills
Total base armor: 61 462
Engine Size:
E:
Price: 89 900 CBills
Total base armor: 63 342
Engine Size:
F:
Price: 98 900 CBills
Total base armor: 63 342
Engine Size:
G:
Price: 94 600 CBills
Total base armor: 63 342
Engine Size:
Armor
BT
HD
LA
LL
LT
CT
RT
RA
RL
INT
4923
2760
4718
5908
5334
8205
5334
4718
5908
3545

By Operation BULLDOG the Cauldron-Born made up a large proportion of the heavy 'Mechs of the rebuilding Smoke Jaguars, and following their Annihilation the design proliferated the remaining Clans, save the Jade Falcons Wolves and Coyotes who continued to favour the Hellbringer. Following the Wars of Reaving the Ebon Jaguar had finally supplanted the Hellbringer in most Homeworld Clans save the Coyotes who remained loyal to redeeming the honor of their design

Roles and Gameplay Hints

Prime


Variant A


Variant B


Variant C


Variant D


Variant E


Variant F


Variant G


Canon

Introduced in 3049 to address flaws in the venerable Hellbringer, by Operation REVIVAL the Ebon Jaguar had only just started to spread through the Jaguar's touman with the Inner Sphere first encountering the design during the Battle of Luthien. Facing it for the first time when engaging the First Jaguar Guards Cluster in the Kado-Guchi Valley, the 'Mech's ability to take damage and remain operational led the Inner Sphere warriors who fought it to call it the Cauldron-Born after the unstoppable zombies of Irish myth. Paradoxically many of the other Clans also used the Inner Sphere Cauldron-Born reporting name, having first learned detailed information of the design from Inner Sphere sources

Battletech Reference