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Burrock (BattleMech)

This article is about the 75-ton BattleMech. For the Clan totem animal, see Burrock (species).
Burrock (BattleMech)
Production information
Manufacturer Albion Armor Works Gamma
Production Year 3066[1]
Model Prime
Class Heavy
Cost 19,074,999 C-bills
Technical specifications
'Mech type Clan BattleMech
Mass 75 tons
Chassis Type BIES-75 Light
Armor Forging XK9 Ceramic Standard
Engine Modified 375 XL fusion
Communications System Series B12 MultiFreq
Targeting Tracking System Integrated Bravo-7
Heat Sinks 20 Double heat sinks
Speed 86 km/h
BV (1.0) 1,747[2]
BV (2.0) 2,230[3]


The late 3050s and early 3060s saw the Absorption of Clan Burrock by Clan Star Adder. After the proof of collusion with the Bandit Caste, most Burrocks were eager to be rid of the taint of corruption. The Star Adders read this as a desire to join a more powerful Clan, so they were surprised when many former Burrocks clung to that identity. In order to appeal to them, the Star Adder leadership authorized a new BattleMech to honor them. The Burrock is a fast heavy 'Mech with incredible short-range firepower. Though its XL engine leaves it somewhat vulnerable, the Burrock is protected by twelve and a half tons of armor.[2]

Weapons and Equipment

The Burrock lacks any long-range firepower. It uses its speed to close with enemies as quickly as possible and overwhelm them with its devastating arsenal. Perhaps based on the Beta variant of the Stormcrow, the Burrock mounts a Model SH Ultra Autocannon in one arm, while six Series 22a Heavy Medium Lasers are scattered throughout the rest of the 'Mech. Twenty double heat sinks cannot keep the 'Mech cool, though they try.[2]


  • Burrock 2 
    This version removes three of the Heavy Medium Lasers and the Ultra AC/20. In their place is a HAG/40 and three ER Medium Lasers. It carries only fifteen double heat sinks to dissipate the heat. BV(2.0)=2,864[4]

Design Quirks

The Burrock has the following Design Quirk:[5]


  • In German products, the unit's proper name was altered to Felsengräber, which literally means Crag Burrower.



  1. MUL online date for the Burrock (BattleMech)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Technical Readout: 3067, p. 127: "Burrock 'Mech Profile"
  3. Record Sheets: 3067 Unabridged, p. 220
  4. Record Sheets: 3067 Unabridged, p. 221
  5. BattleMech Manual, p. 90: Design Quirk Table - Burrock