MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries/Characters

This Article is intended to provide a list of every character in the game alongside certain in game statistics that may not be appropriate in a standard Character article.

Cavaliers[edit]

The player characters mercenary unit formed from Nik's Cavaliers. "Cavaliers" is the default unit designation.

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Fahad Arazad n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Leon Freeman n
Nikolai Mason n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ryana Campbell n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Black Inferno[edit]

Named characters from the Black Inferno Mercenary Unit who the "Cavaliers" are exacting vengeance on throughout the campaign story arc.

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Andreas Kane n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kruger n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kovol n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mathew Taggart n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mikko Semyonov n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Zavarov n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

ComStar Characters[edit]

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Kenzo Yamata n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Other Faction Characters[edit]

Named characters from other factions such representatives of the Successor States, other Mercenary companies and various Pirate bands that appear in the game but are not pivotal to the campaign story arc. Characters marked with * are High Reward Quest pilots who can join the Cavaliers but again not a requirement to complete the campaign story arc.

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Anders Willman n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
David Osumi n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Daxa Mahat n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hester Troy n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Iago Herrera n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Josh Vorsythe n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Jules Tanaka n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
General Rozurski n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dimitri Shenzeng* 3/8 4/8 4/8 2/6 5/6 1/6
Pavel Shenzeng n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Karis So n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Richard Markson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sebastian Spears n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ishmael Stroud n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ravid Stroud n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sebastian Tseng n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Venessa Jym n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Victor Vogel n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Louise Fenstrom* 3/8 4/8 4/8 2/6 5/6 1/6
Angus Kempf n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Lt. General Stevens n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Henrik Cole n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Samantha Cole n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Derrick Cameron-Jones n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Daxa Mahat n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Luukas Ranta n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
"Goblin"* 1/7 3/7 3/8 2/8 3/7 3/9

Career Mode Pilots[edit]

The Career Mode introduced with the Heroes of the Inner Sphere DLC provides new starting points with each of the Great Houses each with a pre-defined starter lance of 'Mechs and named pilots, with a generic version of Mason called merely "Commander" for the player.

House Davion[edit]

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Lt. Cecile Laurent 2/6 1/5 1/3 2/4 1/1 1/3
Lt. Lukas Beaumont 1/5 2/4 1/1 2/5 1/2 2/5
Lt. Shaun Velez 1/3 1/1 1/4 1/4 1/4 3/5

Free Rasalhague Republic[edit]

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Lt. Dahlia Eskildsen 1/3 2/5 1/4 2/3 2/4 1/3
Lt. Gunnar Thomson 1/6 1/2 2/5 1/2 2/3 2/3
Lt. Karina Tanaka 1/3 2/5 1/4 1/3 2/5 2/4

House Liao[edit]

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Sao-wei Dexter Fong 1/3 2/4 1/4 2/4 1/4 2/5
Sao-wei Nicolai Ivanov 2/4 1/2 2/4 2/6 1/4 1/3
Sao-wei Tori Liu 1/3 2/5 1/2 2/4 2/5 1/2

House Kurita[edit]

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Chu-i Ashaki Nazari 1/1 3/6 1/4 2/4 1/5 1/2
Chu-i Hayato Ito 1/1 1/4 2/5 1/3 2/4 2/6
Chu-i Nia Abara 2/6 1/5 1/5 2/4 1/2 2/3

House Marik[edit]

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Lt. Victor Ambriz 1/2 2/4 1/3 2/6 2/6 1/4
Lt. Kevin Armstrong 1/5 1/5 1/5 3/6 1/4 1/2
Lt. Lina Santiago 1/4 1/3 2/5 2/4 1/2 2/5

House Steiner[edit]

Name Ballistic Energy Missile Shielding Heat Management Evasion
Lt. Coner Murphy 1/2 1/3 2/5 2/5 1/2 2/6
Lt. Greda Weber 1/2 2/4 2/4 2/6 1/4 1/2
Lt. Rebecca McCleary 1/2 2/4 1/3 1/3 2/6 2/5