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(Answered) VTOLs and Armor Type
« on: 07 May 2020, 17:54:38 »
I can't seem to locate how fancy armor type(s) might buff the rotors on a VTOL?

Or maybe I should ask about Reactive' chain-reaction mechanic on VTOLs?
« Last Edit: 12 August 2020, 15:54:39 by Xotl »
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Re: VTOLs and Armor Type
« Reply #1 on: 08 May 2020, 09:59:37 »
I can't seem to locate how fancy armor type(s) might buff the rotors on a VTOL?

Any armor type that's available to vehicles, is available to VTOLs.


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Or maybe I should ask about Reactive' chain-reaction mechanic on VTOLs?

No idea what you mean.

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Re: (Research) VTOLs and Armor Type
« Reply #2 on: 12 August 2020, 15:54:28 »
With regards to reactive armour (guessing as to what you meant, since I'm closing out the thread anyways):

"(Against a non-’Mech unit, this occurs any time the unit suffers a critical hit of any kind to a location still protected by Reactive Armor.)  If this roll yields a 2, all remaining armor in the location (including front and back in the event of torso hits) is destroyed and the internal structure in that location suffers an additional 1 point of damage (with additional critical hit effects checked as normal)."

So, VTOL is hit by something.  Location roll: 2.  Floating crit resolves to: 11: rotor.  Damage reduced to 1.  1 armor left.  Sympathetic explosion check: also a 2.  Second point of armor blows off, and 1 internal is done, requiring a crit check.

You're going to have to play with a lot of reactive armor VTOLs before you ever see it happen.
« Last Edit: 12 August 2020, 17:11:54 by Xotl »
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