Battle #9 will be known as the Wasp/Stinger/Hornet Challenge. All mechwarriors must select a Jump capable Wasp, Stinger or Hornet Inner sphere chassis from their faction lists. These mechs will be free, mechwarriors will not have to pay for their repairs. The setting will be the Boreal Reach Arena using the "Devils Bath" settings. No modifications may be made to the mechs. This challenge will again test the mechwarriors skill, but Victor wanted to challenge the mechwarriors ability to control heat in a jumping mech (which is why the Locust was left off the list for this apparent 20 ton challenge).
EDIT: We will randomly split the field into two groups, and play this match on two tables. Both using the "Devils Bath" map just with fewer pillars.
I'm also adding a mech that might be available to be taken by a Clanner, Comstar or Word of Blake player. When Kerensky took the Star League army on his exodus, with him went some of the "Royal" star league units. These Royal units had some pretty sweet modified versions of the standard Star league mechs (that are pretty good as they are.) One of these "Royal" mechs was a Stinger, and while extremely rare, it does qualify as legal for this match format.
- If a clanner wants to take one, they must roll a 9+ on 2d6.
- For the Comstar or Word of Blake player will need an 11+ on 2d6 (Very few Royal mechs were left behind, and all of those were posessed by Comstar.)
Stinger STG-3Gb Stats.
The first Two contestants eliminated from each map will be given 4 Million C-bills each.
All other contestants not finishing in the top 2 places will be awarded 2 Million C-Bills each.
The Top two on each map finishers will be given a Mech, which will have all repair costs covered for the remainder of the Olympiad.
The mechs will be placed in a pool. The 1st place finisher with the most Kills in their match will get 1st pick, then the other 1st place finishers, the 2nd place finisher with the most kills in their match will get the 3rd pick, and the other 2nd place finisher will get the remaining mech.
The Four prize mechs are...