Close-Range High Defense
Heavy / Offense / Assault
This heavy mech has powerful close-range weapons that can devastate foes in a sustained firefight. Its Vanguard Turret special ability transforms this mech into a mobile tank with better movement rate than other heavy turret modes.
In Vanguard Turret mode, the Vanguard mech is effective at holding choke points utilizing both its sustained automatic damage and explosive firepower.
Weapons and Items
The Vanguard can access this equipment in the garage. The alternate weapon can be purchased at mech rank 3 and the prestige weapon can be purchased at mech rank 5. To learn more about equipment, check out the Weapons Guide and Items Guide.
- PrimarySubmachine CannonDamage RatingRate of FireAccuracyEffective RangeHeat GenerationA rapid-fire automatic weapon. Its weakness in strength is offset by its low heat generation.
- Alternate PrimaryMini Flak CannonDamage RatingRate of FireAccuracyEffective RangeHeat GenerationA shotgun that has a higher rate of fire than the Flak Cannon, but deals less damage.
- PrestigePoint-D VulcanDamage RatingRate of FireAccuracyEffective RangeHeat GenerationA rapid fire weapon that deals heavy damage at close range, but is less reliable at longer distances.
- SecondaryGrenade LauncherDamage RatingRate of FireAccuracyEffective RangeHeat GenerationFires grenades that detonate on impact with a viable target or after a short duration.
- Starting ItemDetonator