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HBK-4N or HBK-4K?[edit]

HBK-4N - The 4N variant of the Hunchback combines the qualities of the 4H and 4J. The main weapon is an Autocannon/5 and a pair of LRM-5 launchers. This makes the 4K capable of direct fire and indirect fire support. Additionally, two Medium Lasers have been added to the design. BV (1.0) = 843, BV (2.0) = 1,087 Confusing entry. Does anyone know where it comes from? And what the correct designation should be? Onisuzume 03:04, 29 May 2009 (PDT)

4N is the correct variant. -- Aldous 00:42, 5 December 2009 (UTC)


Is the HBK-5SG a legal variant? It seems fan made.--Muddball 00:23, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
It is. And having played against it, it's pretty ridiculous for a 50-ton 'Mech. --Scaletail 03:16, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
If it is really fan-made then it should not be in the article; as per our Policy:Canon, Fanon may not be mixed in with canonical articles. I won't remove the entry myself because I don't positively know wheter or not the -5SG is Fanon, but if Scaletail (or anyone else, for that matter) does then please remove it. Frabby 12:21, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
It is a legal variant. --Scaletail 18:40, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
Ah sorry - I misread your statement ("It is.") to refer to the question wheter it is fan made. Everything okay then, move on, nothing to see here. :) Frabby 20:38, 5 December 2009 (UTC)


As far as I know the categorys of the different factions indicate where the unit is produced. This is for the Hunchback the Free Worlds and the Alliance. Am I wrong? Harry 10:58, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

Well, more precisely, those categories indicate factions that use the Hunchback in particularly high numbers. Factions where it is particularly common. Now obviously, if a faction is actively manufacturing a mech, that will influence the categories. Does this make sense. ClanWolverine101 12:39, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

Solaris Hunchback pilots?[edit]

Today I've been trying to track down an article on a specific Solaris Hunchback pilot, one who would bring such a mech into Solaris Assault matches. I remember reading that such a pilot existed, but I cannot for the life of me remember where I got that information, or if that pilot really exists in any sort of canon. I know you have a chance to encounter a Hunchback in certain Solaris Assault matches in MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries. The first time I saw that, I thought it was a mistake on the developers' part – obviously, the player can't normally do that outside Instant Action mode – but I recall reading somewhere that a canon Solaris pilot does exactly that.

If I'm crazy and remembering things incorrectly, go ahead and tell me. But this is really bothering me that I can't find the information I'm looking for, if it even exists.--Akamia (talk) 18:18, 11 August 2017 (EDT)