Keradon

Ferrite: 1100
Bioptics: 800
Niodes: 60

None now live who know the origins of this terrifying front-line mech. Nevertheless, manufacturers continue to produce copies of this medium-weight monster. As the Keradon design was slowly adopted into elite units throughout the galaxy, the details of its poly-pedal design influenced the design of new mecha.

Statistical Readout
Tonnage 35
Armor Points 75
Start Weapons 6
Min Level 15
Levels/Weapon 5
Manufacturer Alpha Corporation
Bonuses
Build Trample 3%
Build 3X Damage 3%
Level 2 + 1 Cockpit Slot
Level 2 + 1 Chassis Slot
Level 3 2X Damage 3%
Level 4 + 1 Shield Slot
Level 4 + 1 Engine Slot
Level 5 + 1 Weapon Slot
Level 6 3X Damage 3%
Level 9 2X Damage 3%
Level 10 + 1 Weapon Slot
Level 12 3X Damage 3%
Level 15 Trample 3%
Level 15 + 1 Weapon Slot
Level 18 Trample 3%
Level 18 + 1 Engine Slot
Level 20
+ every 5 levels
+ 1 Weapon Slot
Level 21 Trample 3%
Level 22 + 1 Shield Slot
Level 26 + 1 Chassis Slot
Level 30 2X Damage 5%
Level 35 2X Damage 5%
Level 40 3X Damage 5%
Level 45 3X Damage 5%
Level 48 + 1 Shield Slot
Level 50 3X Damage 5%
Level 50 2X Damage 5%
Level 59 2X Damage 3%
Level 60 3X Damage 2%
Level 68 2X Damage 3%
Level 70 3X Damage 2%
Level 73 + 1 Engine Slot
Level 77 2X Damage 3%
Level 80 3X Damage 2%
Level 81 Trample 4%
Level 86 2X Damage 3%
Level 90 3X Damage 2%
Level 93 + 1 Shield Slot
Level 95 2X Damage 3%
Level 100 3X Damage 2%
Level 104 2X Damage 3%
Level 110 3X Damage 2%
Level 113 2X Damage 3%
Level 118 Trample 4%
Level 120 3X Damage 2%
Level 122 2X Damage 3%
Level 130 3X Damage 2%
Level 131 2X Damage 3%
Level 137 + 1 Chassis Slot
Level 140 2X Damage 3%
Level 140 3X Damage 2%
Level 155 + 1 Cockpit Slot

In practice, the Keradon is deployed on the front lines to rout enemy forces with its trample ability, which spreads damage all the way to the back of the enemy lines. Most factory models accentuate this functionality with a standard loadout of assorted weapon types, giving the Keradon a true berserker reputation. Unlike its cousin the Orcus, Its four-legged design is utlized as a sturdy platform for a large armament of 6 weapons, rather than as an instrument of speed. To make up for this competition, manufacturers sweeten the deal by including a number of premium weapons in the base arsenal.

Due to the neural connection with the mech's mobility system, many pilots have a hard time getting adjusted to the four-legged chassis. In some cases, it takes pilots years of practice just to put one foot in front of the other. For this reason, shogunate pilots take particular pride in piloting the Keradon. Some of the most decisive battles of the Meiji reformation were fought in these monster-mechs.

For commanders with talented pilots and a need to do damage across the lines, this mech has a strong record of valuable service. It emphasizes armament over speed, and does not specialize in any single weapon type.

Legendary Pilots

  • Fj Bros

    Fj Bros

    Fj Bros first grew to prominence through his innovative use of fork weapons on Keradons, allowing him to deliver barrages of missiles at abnormally high speeds. Few know that “Fj Bros” is not a name but an acronym, standing for “Facility: Jovian, Biomechanical and Rapid Observation Simulacra”, a reference to his home world of Jupiter. Those who meet him are taken aback by his odd speech and behavior patterns, leading many to be skeptical about whether he is fully human.

  • Christine Mainer

    Christine Mainer

    There are many dangerous creatures roaming the galaxy but none more vicious or feared than the Mother of Bunnies and her Keradon. Christine Mainer can be seen in every Clan War and quite often running a 40 Ton Max formation with a vanguard of Keradons leading the way. From her very first foray into Division One competition, as lowest pilot in her clan, she still came away with several defensive wins much to the shock and dismay of some of the elite pilots that roam the highest brackets of competition. Now the hunted has become the hunter. Running with a half-dozen units won from various Clan Wars Killer Kitty and the Krew field a variety of weapons loadouts with equipment designed to take advantage of their particular flavor of destruction and of course, the best shields Niodes can buy. Using this varied offensive approach the Mother of Bunnies continues to stalk the unwary from King of the Mountain to Clan Wars and every event in between.

  • Artemis Molly

    Artemis Molly

    Artemis Molly once rode atop a Keradon barebacked. Without a neural connection, it's unclear how she accomplished this... Some claim she did it by hacking the real pilot's brain!

  • Emi Yamaguchi

    Emi Yamaguchi

    As legend has it, Emi Yamaguchi was one of the first people in the galaxy to successfully complete a standard obstacle course in a poly-pedal mech. She later piloted a Keradon in the Eiji-doza games.

  • Tetsuo Takahashi

    Tetsuo Takahashi

    The powerful Takahashi clan quickly adopted the Keradon as its family right of passage. Tetsuo learned and taught techniques for simultaneously running and firing the Keradon's weapon batteries.

  • Milly Helbrandt

    Milly Helbrandt

    Swears service to the Helbrandt family. She selected her Keradon as a compliment to her mistress' Orcus. Milly proved the Keradon's strength at the Cogwerk raid on the Shogunate's Kyuton Mech Gantry, where she used her mech's overwhelming armament to defend Eris Helbrandt's damaged mech against massive force during the retreat.

Armament

Keradon comes fully equiped with:

25

117

Panther Wheel

ELITE

Panther Wheel

Trample 10%

Two armor piercing rounds open your opponent's armor, followed by second burst to finish them off.

24

106

M.G.B.

ELITE

M.G.B.

2X Damage 9%

The Mean Green Beam (M.G.B.) will help you carve through groups of mecha with no fear and no hesitation.

22

102

Cluster Rack

ELITE

Cluster Rack

Splash 10%

The Cluster Rack series missiles deploy a secondary set of charges that damages adjacent targets.

15

100

Cornerian Ion

COMMON

Cornerian Ion

Slow (3)

This compact standard-issue ion packs a punch. It uses a reliable, broad-spectrum ion vortex blast, making shielding difficult.

15

100

Cornerian Ion

COMMON

Cornerian Ion

Slow (3)

This compact standard-issue ion packs a punch. It uses a reliable, broad-spectrum ion vortex blast, making shielding difficult.

13

106

Medium Cannon

COMMON

Medium Cannon

A potent gauss weapon. The bread and butter of any ambitious new squadron.

If purchased individually, these weapons alone would cost:
1470 Ferrite
1013 Bioptics
11 Crystal
39 Niodes

 

Buy a Keradon

Ferrite: 1100
Bioptics: 800
Niodes: 60