Dire Wolf Heavy Scout Titan

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If Big Chungus reincarnated into Megazord.


"Enemy Daishi incoming!"

– anonymous DCMS soldier before getting vaporized during Operation Revival

"Please put down your weapon. You have twenty seconds to comply."

– ED-209, Robocop

The hilariously designed Dire Wolf Heavy Scout Titan is a new Titan first revealed for Adeptus Titanicus on Jan 24 2022 and by god was its reveal majestic. This derpy looking contraption resembles more akin to a Warhound Scout Titan eating one too many dog treats and becoming obese as a result. As such, jokes on it being dummy thicc and an overall chonker proliferated on /tg/. Didn't help that this chonky little bastard had comically downsized Vulcan Mega-Bolters; bearing more resemblance to a mechanized T-rex without any of the cool factor. As for the name, they most likely stole that from the BattleTech assault Clan OmniMech of the same name, and it probably isn't a coincidence that they called it a Heavy Scout Titan as well. The fact the Titan looks like a crossbreed between a Clan Dire Wolf with its Lyran protégé, the Hauptmann, and having a cannon strapped to its back doesn’t help dispel rumors. Also, Dawww.

  • Length: 14m; approx
  • Width: 12.8m; approx
  • Height: 14m/At Rest - 17m/At Rise
  • Crew: 4-5 crew; approx
  • Weight: 580 tonnes; approx

Overview[edit]

On a more serious note, the Dire Wolf as its name implies, is a Heavy Scout Titan. What this means is that it is obviously more heavily armoured and wields more powerful firepower in contrast to the lighter Warhound. In battle, this allows the Dire Wolf to survive against Titan warfare on a one-on-one basis; being able to at least trade blows with a Reaver Battle Titan without getting spanked. Of course, their heavier armour and larger weapons mean that it is slower and less agile than the Warhound.

Nevertheless, the Dire Wolf fills a niche of a recon Titan that could survive the heaviest of direct firefights that would fell most Warhounds, whilst providing return heavy firepower. Ergo, the Dire Wolf is to the Warhound what the Warmaster Heavy Battle Titan is to the Warlord Battle Titan. Alternatively (for the more real-world history minded) it is to the regular Warhound what the Marder was to a regular Panzer II: a trade-off in speed and maneuverability for sporting a fuckheug gun allowing it to punch way above its weight class.

Weaponry[edit]

The Titan sports twin Ardex Defensor Mega-Bolters. These things are the aforementioned bizarre T-rex arms. It is essentially a stripped-down version of the Vulcan Mega-Bolter that comes with one barrel rather than two. However, by doing so, the design creators over at GeeDubs kind of forgot the memo of how ridiculously tiny those gun arms look in comparison to the thiccness of the Dire Wolf. Proportions after all, is important when it comes to design and by the Emprah are these proportions whack.

Of course, these are just the secondary weapons, in terms of its primary weapons, the Dire Wolf can come with two carapace weapon options - the armour-busting upscaled Neutron Laser or the Volcano Cannon. The Dire Wolf has also been modified with flatter feet and more armour plating, to better stabilize itself for the Titan's heavier payload. Likewise, its void shield generators have been moved, from their usual location on a Warhound, to better accommodate the Dire Wolf's larger weapons.

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