Armor, Powered Plate (Combine)

1st generation powered plate armor issued to 30% of Combine front-line forces by the start of wwIV


Summary: EIII/600/100kg + 12kg Atomic Cell (0kg when powered and worn)/AC:3


  • Complexity: E
  • Tech Level: III
  • Armor Class: 3
  • Value: 600cr
  • Weight: 100kg + 12kg Atomic Cell (0kg when powered and worn)
  • Duration: 52 hours
  • Power: 1 Atomic Cell

Suit Features:

  1. Integrated Communicator
  2. Integrated Enhanced Senses + UV/IR vision with Thermal Scope capability[2*LR day-night, any rifle or carbine]
  3. Integrated Medi-kit/Healing Capacity: 40,120; Drug Bank: 0-4 Stim Dose; 0-4 Pain Reducer
  4. 72 hour re-breather oxygen supply & NBC filtration-sterilization
  5. 12 Rad Resistance
  6. PS=16 (WCII powered fists do 2d6 damage / unarmed skill)
  7. PE+4

All powered armor allows simultaneous use of all integrated features in a single action turn including moving & firing of 1 hand-held and all integrated weapons.

Power armor and loaded Atomic Cell(s) are checked for malfunction upon startup and every 4 hours of operation. Power armor condition and cells condition stacks. Example: a poor quality power armor suit + 2 good quality cells fails on 1-2=suit failed; 3-4=cell #1 failed; 5-6=cell #2 failed. Power armor suits require a full complement of working cells in order to function. Failed and immobile or unpowered suits allow manual emergency egress by the wearer in 1AT, but this always results in ‘broken’ suit condition, if it wasn’t already broken.

Ingress/Egress time is 3 minutes (1 minute with POWER ARMOR skill).


An early version of this powered armor was first deployed in the savage urban battles around Tokyo Bay in 2589. It was discovered that highly trained soldiers wearing the new ‘powered’ armor could operate effectively within the utterly hostile ruins of Tokyo and Chiba Port. When expertly led and coordinated, men in these new suits stood a reasonable chance of defeating lone examples or even pairs of the deadly Japanese hunter-killer bots roaming the fortress-city of Nagoya Island.

Armor, Powered Plate (Combine)

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