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Name: SF Manticore
Type: Shivan Manticore Class Fighter
Scale: Starfighter
Length: 15.5 Meters
Skill: Starfighter Piloting - Manticore
Crew: 1
Crew Skill: Starfighter Piloting 6D, Starship Gunnery 5D+2
Consumables: 3 Days
Cargo Capacity: 90 Kg
Hyperdrive Multiplier: x1
Hyperdrive Backup: No
Nav Computer: Yes
Space: 12
Atmosphere: 475;1450kmh
Maneuverability: 4D
Hull: 1D
Shields: 5D
Sensors:
            Passive: 35/1D
            Scan: 50/2D
            Search: 70/3D
            Focus: 3/3D+2

Weapons:
            2 Laser Cannons
                        Fire Arc: Front
                        Fire Control: 3D
                        Space: 1-3/12/25
                        Atmosphere Range: 100-300/1.2/2.5km
                        Damage: 4D+2
            2 Concussion Missile Launchers (16 Missiles Magazine Each)
                        Fire Arc: Front
                        Fire Control: 2D
                        Space: 1/3/7
                        Atmosphere Range: 50-100/300/700
                        Damage: 7D

Description: The Manticore fighter is the fastest known craft in the Shivan armada. With a single, powerful laser and two missile banks, it is a dangerous offensive weapon. Its Achilles' heel lies in its thin hull and weak shields. Manticores do not last long in dogfights against other fighters. They prefer to target bombers, which are nearly helpless against the Manticore's speed and weaponry.


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08/Feb/2011 04:41:57 Posted by Arsanthania {69.63.16.162}

the Manticore has two laser banks, on the tips of each of its "arms" and two missile banks, on the bottom of the fuselage.

this is obvious from the image, as well as actual Freespace gameplay.


09/Feb/2011 14:41:05 Posted by Anonymous {166.137.15.98}

HellStormer1: "True, but if the text was copied/pasted from an official source, that would mean they're responsible for the typo, right? Lol."


10/Feb/2011 12:41:36 Posted by Freddy {62.253.246.14}

The text is straight from the TechRoom vessel description in Freespace 2.

http://www.hard-light.net/wiki/index.php/SF_Manticore

Guess that Volition made a mistake.


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