Viewing Design Quirks
Design Quirk Information
General Details
Name:  Cowl
Type:     Positive
Cost:  Four (4)
Available To:  BattleMechs, IndustrialMechs
Reference:  BattleMech Manual (p. 83)

BattleMechs such as the Cyclops have been outfitted with a protective cowl that provides an additional 3 points of head armor against all attacks except those that originate along the row of hexes directly in front of the cowled íMech.