Prey Seeker

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Prey Seeker
Production information
Manufacturer Achernar BattleMechs[1]
Production Year 3136[2]
Model PY-SR10[1]
Class Ultralight[1]
Technical specifications
Mass 15[1] tons
Chassis A1 Type 22 Ultralight Endo Steel[1]
Armor StarGuard CIV[1]
Engine Magna 180 XXL[1]
Communications System PCE-4X "Blaster"[1]
Targeting Tracking System Federated Hunter Mk. VII[1]
Heat Sinks 10 Double Heat Sinks[1]
Speed 194[1] km/h

2x Medium Re-Engineered Lasers[1]

BV (2.0) 549[1][3]


The Prey Seeker, manufactured by Achernar BattleMechs on Cahokia, was designed to be a high-speed scout and raider; while the Prey Seeker's mission profile speaks to MechWarriors who feel marginalized by the growth of combined-arms warfare, the unusual construction of the arms and the phenomenal speeds the 'Mech can reach echo the Dasher OmniMech first seen in the Inner Sphere during the Clan Invasion.[1]

Weapons and Equipment[edit]

Capable of running at a staggering 194 km/h thanks to the extralight (but frighteningly expensive) Magna 180 XXL engine, the Prey Seeker takes a minimalist approach to equipment to pay for that high rate of speed. Mounting a Small Cockpit and an XL Gyro, the Prey Seeker mounts three and a half tons of armor and lacks Jump Jets. The minimal armor present over the rear of the Prey Seeker means that if hit from behind by any but the lightest of weapons, the Prey Seeker runs the risk of taking internal damage.[1]

Mounting a pair of ChisComp 73 Medium Re-Engineered Lasers for defense, the Prey Seeker isn't a brawler, but the uncommon weapons do offer an advantage against opponents that make use advanced armor types such as Hardened Armor, Ferro-Lamellor, and Reflective Armor.[1][4]


As of 3145 no variants of the Prey Seeker had been introduced to service.[1]

Design Quirks[edit]

The Prey Seeker is subject to the following Design Quirks:[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 Technical Readout: 3145 Federated Suns, p. 30, "PY-SR10 Prey Seeker"
  2. online date for the Prey Seeker
  3. Record Sheets: 3145 Unabridged, p. 192
  4. Field Manual: 3145, p. 244 Re-Engineered Lasers. - Other damage a Re-Engineered Laser can damage.