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(Answered) Shields and Actuators
« on: 29 August 2022, 01:11:50 »
“Critical hits to the shield subtract 1 from the DA and 5 from the DC, while hits to the actuators of the arm mounting a shield subtract 1 from DA and 1 from DC (double for the shoulder).”

TO:AUR pg. 103

Does this mean a Black Knight KNT-NT-4D that is “missing” a hand actuator due to its design would get -1 DC and -1 DR OR does that only occur if the Mech receives a critical hit to an actuator?
« Last Edit: 29 August 2022, 07:01:48 by Hammer »


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Re: Shields and Actuators
« Reply #1 on: 29 August 2022, 06:32:21 »
The construction rules on p.100 help clarify this question.

Shields have no special actuator requirements, but each missing arm or hand actuator in the arm containing the shield reduces its DA and DC by 1 (see p. 103).

Hope that helps.
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