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Encyclopedia > Daishi (BattleMech)

In the BattleTech universe and its related MechWarrior game series, the Dire Wolf class OmniMech was christened the Daishi (A mistranslation of Great Death into Japanese) by a member of the Draconis Combine. 20 Year Anniversary of BattleTech logo. ... The deepest visible-light image of the cosmos, the Hubble Ultra Deep Field. ... MechWarrior is the title of a number of games set in the fictional BattleTech universe, which started as a tabletop wargame. ... Binomial name Canis dirus Leidy, 1858 The Dire Wolf (Canis dirus) is an extinct member of the genus Canis (which contains the wolves, the Coyote, jackals, and the other dogs), and was most common in North America during the Pleistocene. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In the fictional BattleTech universe, the Draconis Combine is the Successor State in the North-East quarter of the Inner Sphere. ...


In The Board Game

The Daishi is a favorite of Clan Smoke Jaguar, who have used it to deadly effect against the Draconis Combine during the initial Clan invasion of 3050. Only one has been rumored to have been salvaged by Kurita forces, although how they managed such a feat is unknown. Clan Smoke Jaguar is a minor political faction from the renowned science-fiction board game (wargame) Battletech. ...


With 50.5 tons of weapon pod space, the Daishi can equal any foe in firepower. In its primary configuration, it carries four ER Large Lasers, supplemented by 2 Ultra Autocannon Fives and a rack of 20 Clan Long Range Missles.


In Videogames

The Daishi is one of the most powerful Assault 'Mechs in the video games in which it appears. No other Mech except the Fafnir can carry equal firepower. Its only disadvantages are its slow speed, lack of agility, and somewhat weak armor in its present Mechwarrior 4 incarnation, though prior games gave it nearly the full allowable allotment of armor. It can also be heavily modified as to suit unique purposes, like increasing its armor and giving it powerful short range weapons to be effective up close, or be eqquiped with long range weaponry and higher than usual speed for a Daishi so as to be able to stay out of range of other mechs, all the while being able to shoot enemy mechs with its high range. Its default armament is powerful enough for a standard assault role, but it can fill in other roles as well. This article is about computer and video games. ... Armor or armour (see spelling differences) is protective clothing intended to defend its wearer from intentional harm in combat and military engagements, typically associated with soldiers. ... MechWarrior is the title of a number of games set in the fictional BattleTech universe, which started as a tabletop wargame. ... Armor or armour (see spelling differences) is protective clothing intended to defend its wearer from intentional harm in combat and military engagements, typically associated with soldiers. ...


 
 

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