11th Alshain Avengers

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Eleventh Alshain Avengers
Nickname Loyal Unto Death (3050)[1]
Divine Rage (3062)
Affiliation Draconis Combine
Parent Command Alshain Regulars

Originally the Eleventh Alshain Regulars, Eleventh Alshain Avengers were dedicated to the recapture of the Alshain Military District. As with all the other Alshain Avenger units, the Eleventh was destroyed during the Combine-Ghost Bear War.


Clan Invasion[edit]

Immediately prior to the Clan Invasion, the green-ranked Eleventh Alshain Regulars were stationed on Trolloc Prime.[2]

Transferred to Kanowit to support the more experienced Thirty-fourth Galedon Regulars, the Eleventh Alshain Regulars faced Clan Nova Cat's Alpha Galaxy in March 3052 during their fifth invasion wave. The invading troops commanded by the Cats saKhan, Lucian Carns chose to split his forces and attack both units simultaneously. The troops of the Eleventh took up position on a high-bluff that fell steeply away to a grassy plain, relying on this natural fortification to delay the First Nova Cat Guards who landed on the plain below.[3]

Confused as to why they chose such a open place to fight, Carns quickly discovered his forces were unable to easily approach the 11th's positions, a choice intended to frustrate the Nova Cat advance until the 34th Galedon could assist the Eleventh. Ultimately, the Thirty-fourth Galedon was forced to retreat, leaving the Eleventh Alshain Regulars to face the Nova Cats on their own. [3]

When the saKhan ordered the 449th Assault Cluster to redeploy behind the Eleventh's lines, the green Alshain troops broke and ran. Fortunately, a substantial portion of the Eleventh Alshain Regulars successfully reached their DropShips and made it off-world, much to the embarrassment of the Nova Cats.[3]

Operation Bulldog[edit]

The unit were tasked with the defense of Meinacos. The Eighth Dieron Regulars, St. Ives Cheveau Legers, First Canopian Cuirassiers, and Eleventh Alshain Avengers together with the Seventh Pesht Regulars destroyed the 267th Battle Cluster from Clan Smoke Jaguar during their failed counter invasion.

During the Wave Four of the operation, the 10th Jaguar Regulars fled when they faced the task force, which included the Eleventh Alshain Avengers, the Davion Assault Guards, First Wolf Legion Cluster, and the elite First Kell Hounds.

Dominion War[edit]

In mid-3062, the 11th was assigned to the world Yamarovka where they began months of cross-training with the newly formed Zeta Provisional Galaxy of Clan Nova Cat. The Avengers fought a series of exercises with the new unit, including the First Dragoncat Cluster.

The Dragoncats trained closely with the 11th's Third Battalion and its commanding officer doubled as a liaison officer to the Nova Cat unit.

Unknown to the Draconis Combine's High Command, the Eleventh was ordered by Tai-shu Toshimichi Uchida, who was influenced by Duke Hassid Ricol to join the invasion of the former district capital of Alshain in late September, the Operation BATU.

On October 1st, thanks to a vision, The Dragonheart's MechWarrior Zane Nova Cat uncovered the plan and alerted his superior, Star Colonel Jal Steiner, convincing him to deploy his unit. The First Dragoncats blocked 11th from going to their DropShips, asking they wait 48 hours for them to confirm the order. With their invasion on a strict timetable, the 11th attacked the Dragoncats in a deadly night battle in the midst of a gale force thunderstorm. Both sides devastated each other in the conflict, but the numerically superior Avengers soon gained the upper hand.

Eventually MechWarrior Zane challenged the third's commanding officer, Palmer Yoshio to the ritual of Zellbrigen, which he accepted. Yoshio, feeling sorry for his former comrade, offered hegira to him. Unfortunately, one of Yoshio's men, furious at the offer of hegira, killed Zane with an autocannon shot to his Pack Hunter's head, decapitating the 'Mech. Despite the fact than the furious Yoshio killed his men seconds later, it was too late: This blatant violation of zellbrigen provoked the rest of Zeta Provisional Galaxy, which had until then remained on the sidelines, into attacking the Eleventh in full force.

Hopelessly outmatched and unable to reach the DropShips, Yoshio ordered his forces to pull back, and, by November, the Eleventh was reduced to fighting guerrilla actions.[4] Later that month, Sigma and Omega Galaxies of Clan Ghost Bear arrived on Yamarovka and completely destroyed the remaining forces of the regiment.[5]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 11th Alshain Avengers
Tai-sa Mara Kalish 3050 - 3054[2][6]
Tai-sa Tracy Miyazaki 3058[7]


The Eleventh's only specialty is an all-out assault, rushing enemy lines, employing physical attacks, and firing weapons even to the risk of overheating their 'Mechs.[8]

Composition History[edit]


Eleventh Alshain Regulars (Regiment/Green/Questionable)[9]

Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Trolloc Prime. [9]


Alshain Regulars (Regiment/Green/Questionable) [2]

  • CO: Tai-sa Mara Kalish [2]
Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Trolloc Prime. [2]


Eleventh Alshain Regulars (2 Battalions/Green/Questionable) [6]

  • CO: Tai-sa Mara Kalish


Eleventh Alshain Avengers (Regiment/Regular/Questionable)[8]

  • XO: Tai-sa George Gibson
Note: The unit is listed as heavy with some light and medium machines as support.

Eleventh Alshain Aerospace (2 Wings/Green/Questionable)[8]

Note: The Eleventh Alshain Aerospace trains with the fighter wing of the 8th Alshain Avengers to hone their skills.

17th Trolloc Armored Division (Regiment/Green/Questionable)[8]

22nd Trolloc Heavy Guard and Alshain Freedom Brigade (2 Regiments/Green/Questionable)[8]

Note: The 22nd contains artillery, heavy infantry fighting vehicles and jump infantry with heavy support weapons. The Freedom Brigade is a collection of survivors from the Clan invasion.


  1. Combat Manual: Kurita, p. 47
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 20 Year Update p. 43, "The Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Invading Clans, p. 116 "Clan Nova Cat - Five Wave: The Cat Strikes - The Cat Leaps Ahead"
  4. Path of Glory, p. 254
  5. Path of Glory'', p. 261
  6. 6.0 6.1 Objective Raids, p. 28, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Table"
  7. The Dragon Roars, p. 42, "Baiting The Jaguar"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Field Manual: Draconis Combine, p. 37, "Eleventh Alshain Avengers"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 >Historical: War of 3039, p. 138