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Weapon & Equipment Information
General Details
Name:  Ram Plate
Type (Category):  Weapon (Melee)
Technology:  Clan
Available To:  BattleMechs
Reference:  Operational Turning Points: Hanseatic Crusade (p. 30)

Description:
Description not provided

Game Rules:
When a unit with a Ram Plate successfully completes a charge, it inflicts an additional 50% damage than normal (round up). It also reduces by 50% the damage the charging unit suffers (round the damage down).

Construction Rules:
May be mounted on any available unit type with adherence to the following construction rules:
 Not allowed if Biped, Land-Air (Bimodal), Land-Air (Standard), QuadVee, or Tripod is selected for the unitís Chassis
 May only be mounted if Reinforced is selected for the unitís Structure Type
Clan Data
Prototype Date:  ~3140
Production Date:  —
Extinction Date:  —
Recovery Date:  —

WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT COMBAT AND CONSTRUCTION TABLE
Heat (Aero)
Damage (Aero)
Range (Aero)
Rating
Availability
Cost (C-bills)
Weight (Tons)
Criticals
Battle Value
Direct-Fire
Explosive
0 (0)
– (–)
–/1/–/– (–)
C
X-X-X-D
0
0.000
*
* See rules for this equipment

Additional Construction Rules
The following construction rules extend the ones previously listed and are applicable for this technology base:
 Requires one critical slot to be allocated in each of the Torsos

RULES LEVEL PROGRESSION TABLE
Start Year
End Year
Rules Level
~3140
Experimental

ALPHA STRIKE WEAPON CONVERSION TABLE
Heat
Short
Medium
Long
Extreme
Special Abilities
Melee

Special Unit Abilities
The special unit abilities described here are intended for use with the Alpha Strike rule system:
 Melee (MEL)
This special ability indicates that the íMech is equipped with a physical attack weapon, and adds 1 additional point of physical attack damage on a successful Melee-type physical attack.

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