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Mechanic
Support
Drone Mechanic.png
Available from
IconsNormal 10.png Sergeant-Major
Price
Crystal.png 20 000








Mechanic is a support Drone. It enhances the healing effect of the Repair Kit Repair symbol.png consumable and extends the effect to teammates within a small radius.

Garage description

Support drone. Improves the effectiveness of your Repair Kits, and repairs any team mates within its area of effect when using Repair Kits. Repairing team mates grants additional score points. Speeds up Repair Kit cooldown.


Mechanics

Mechanic is activated whenever a Repair Kit is expended. The number of hit points instantaneously restored is increased and the effects of this supply will apply to allies within a radius of up to 25 meters. Allies in range are connected by a thin blue laser.

Addtionally, the Repair Kit's cooldown is reduced from 30 to 20 seconds, and every other supply activated reduces the cooldown by another 10 seconds. Mechanic permits activation of Repair Kit even when at full health if teammates are nearby.

If at least one teammate benefits from the effects of this Drone, the activator will receive 20 battle points.

  • Icon drone instant heal.png - Bonus to instant HP regained (HP): 100 → 500 Icon info.png
  • Icon drone heal radius.png - Healing radius (m): 15 → 25
  • Icon drone supply reload speed increase.png - Reduction of Repair Kit cooldown (sec): 10
  • Icon drone reload.png - Recharge (sec): 10


Additionally, like all Drones, Mechanic provides a passive bonus to the strength of Boosted Armor and Boosted Damage:

  • DA symbol.png Boosted Armor supply's effect strength (%): 50 → 100
  • DD symbol.png Boosted Damage supply's effect increase (%): 50 → 100


Pros and Cons

Plus.png Boost in instant healing is helpful when actively taking damage (which halts subsequent gradual healing)
Plus.png Ability to score lots of points in SGE, defending in ASL, and other crowded (often defensive) situations, since at least one teammate is always nearby
Plus.png Clever supply use can allow activation of a repair kit about every 10 seconds
Minus.png Easy to run out of repair kits with frequent activation


Tips and Advice

  • Though high upgrade levels are certainly helpful, the range you get from them is not critically important in the crowded situations Mechanic works best in. Ultimately, it's good to upgrade it for the added supply power and range, but you can still score plenty with a low-leveled mechanic and invest your crystals elsewhere.
  • Since the Juggernaut cannot use its own supplies, a Mechanic that follows the Juggernaut around can significantly lower its chances of being destroyed by sharing repair kits with it
  • Some of the highest recorded scores in the game have been scored by groups of 2-4 players using Mechanic + Isida (support nanobots) + Dictator (typically AP immunity) in Siege mode and in Assault mode (defending). All the players in the group work to keep each other and their teammates alive, and score a lot of points while doing so.


Micro-upgrades

Like all Drones, Mechanic can be micro-upgraded to a total of 20 steps.

Step Bonus to instant HP regained (HP) Healing radius (m) Boosted Armor supply's damage reduction (%) Boosted Damage supply's damage increase (%) Cost Crystal.png
Step
Delay time Cost Crystal.png
Speed-up
0 100 15 50 50 - - -
1 120 15.5 52.5 52.5 1000 5h 2000
2 140 16 55 55 6160 1d 6h 48m 12320
3 160 16.5 57.5 57.5 11320 2d 8h 36m 22640
4 180 17 60 60 16470 3d 10h 21m 32940
5 200 17.5 62.5 62.5 21630 4d 12h 9m 43260
6 220 18 65 65 26790 5d 13h 57m 53580
7 240 18.5 67.5 67.5 31950 6d 15h 45m 63900
8 260 19 70 70 37110 7d 17h 33m 74220
9 280 19.5 72.5 72.5 42260 8d 19h 18m 84520
10 300 20 75 75 47420 9d 21h 6m 94840
11 320 20.5 77.5 77.5 52580 10d 22h 54m 105160
12 340 21 80 80 57740 12d 42m 115480
13 360 21.5 82.5 82.5 62890 13d 2h 27m 125780
14 380 22 85 85 68050 14d 4h 15m 136100
15 400 22.5 87.5 87.5 73210 15d 6h 3m 146420
16 420 23 90 90 78370 16d 7h 51m 156740
17 440 23.5 92.5 92.5 83530 17d 9h 39m 167060
18 460 24 95 95 88680 18d 11h 24m 177360
19 480 24.5 97.5 97.5 93840 19d 13h 12m 187680
20 500 25 100 100 99000 20d 15h 198000
Total +400 +10 +50 +50 1000000 208d 8h 2000000


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